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Lucy Fowler Phelan

August 16, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Monday, October 8, 1923
Died: 
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Phelan was born in Stanford. She was a longtime resident of Azle. She was a member of the Azle Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Franklin "Cotton" Fowler; second husband, Tracy Phelan; and daughter Louise Weldon.
Survivors include son Johnny Fowler and wife Charlene; grandchildren Mike Fowler and wife Amanda and Linda Johnson; great-grandchildren Colby, Cayden and Sara. PhelanPhelan

Dessie Lucille Haddock

August 13, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, July 24, 1926
Died: 
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Funeral: 
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
Annetta Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

She was born in Roaring Springs. Haddock married F B (Berl) Haddock in 1964.
Haddock was preceded in death by her parents Letty (Clifton) and Herman Hall and brothers Clarence, Jack, Dorman and Dalton.
She is survived by her children Bruce Lytle of Evensville, Tenn., Larry Graves and wife Candiss of Bothell, Wash., Lawana Morrison and husband Randy of South Lyon, Mich., brother Carl Hall and wife Ruth of Farmerville, La.; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Faye Marie Pittman

August 11, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Died: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: Aug. 13 from 8-10 a.m. at White's Funeral Home, located at 130 Houston Ave, Weatherford. As was her wish, there will not be a church or graveside service.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Faye Marie Pittman died Aug. 11, 2010. Pittman is survived by her four children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Faye's final resting place will be next to her loving husband of 32 years, William F. Pittman Jr., in the Aledo Brown Cemetery.

Melba Shows

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, January 15, 1921
Died: 
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, August 13, 2010 - 10:30
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford.

She was a long-time resident of Weatherford. Shows was an avid gardner and loved to read.
Shows is preceded in death by her parents; husband Wesley; four sisters; two brothers;
and one grandson.
Survivors include son David Kim Shows; daughter Saundra Kay Brown; brother Clifford Cartwright and wife Claudine; granddaughter Rennee; three great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

Sheryl "Sherry" Marie Rosacker

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Friday, May 25, 1951
Died: 
Monday, August 2, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:30
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St. Weatherford, TX 76086

Rosacker was born in Wausau, Wis. She attended the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay and enjoyed a career in radiology for over 30 years. One of her greatest joys was her extensive involvement with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots annual toy drive which she enjoyed participating in for the past 15 years with her son Andy.

Joe Wayne Walker

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Sunday, February 21, 1937
Died: 
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 12:31
Location: 
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Joe Wayne Walker was born in Clarita, Okla., Walker was a resident of Poolville for several years, a retired Program Manager for KTVT Television and a rancher.
Survivors include daughter Kandy Jo Cina of Norman, Okla.; son David Wayne Karnes, Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren Moriah and Ashlan Cina; two great grandchildren Kaliauna and Colt; close friends Larry Schultz of Poolville and his daughter Shannon and husband Carl Stidston.

Juana Gonzalez

August 6, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Friday, June 13, 1952
Died: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Funeral: 
Sunday, August 8, 2010 - 15:00
Location: 
Primera Iglesia Bautista
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in Tin Top Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Juana Gonzalez, 58, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in a Weatherford hospital. She was born June 13, 1952 in Mexico. Juana was a member of Iglesia Evangelical Cristiana Espiritual, a housekeeper and loved taking care of her family.

Survivors: Husband Nemorio Gonzalez; daughter, Norma Trevino of Weatherford; sons, Juan Jesus Guerrero of Weatherford and Eddie Hernandez of Weatherford; brother, Urbano Ovalle of Mexico and eight grandchildren

Funeral service 3 pm Sunday, August 8, 2010 at the Primera Iglesia Bautista. Interment will follow in Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 PM, Saturday August 7, 2010 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.

Tommy Gordon

August 3, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Friday, June 11, 1937
Died: 
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Funeral: 
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Greenwood Community Cemetery. Family Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 4, 2010 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Gordon was born in Haskell to Owen and Mayme Toliver. He graduated from Trent High School in 1955 and attended Cisco Jr. College and later transferred to Sul Ross University. He served in the U.S. Army in Alaska and played on the Yukon Command baseball team. He was employed with Cities Service Oil Company and their subsequent firm for 32 years; he retired in 1999 from the oil and gas industry. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church, the Glory Sunday School Class, the Gideon’s, and the Parker County American Legion, as well as volunteering with the Texas Baptist Men, Salvation Army Disaster Relief and volunteer Christian Builders.

Jim Wood

August 3, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, May 18, 1946
Died: 
Monday, July 26, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, July 30, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo Brown Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. July 29 at Aledo Church of Christ, 201 FM 1187 South, Aledo
Memorials may be made to: 
American Lung Society or Aledo Church of Christ

Wood was born to Luther and Loweda Wood. He attended Aledo schools, Weatherford College and Texas Christian University. He was married to his sweetheart, Renna Mixson Wood, for 42 years. Strong in his ethics and values, he was always true to his word, and he was a heartfelt patriot. A hard worker with an entrepreneurial spirit, he was in business for himself most of his life. He owned and operated Wood Wholesale Greenhouses and Landscaping. For 11 years, Wood and his wife, Renna, managed the No. 1-rated Starr Hollow Golf Club until 2006.
Wood was preceded in death by his father Luther Wood.

Robert Othol Griffin

August 3, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Monday, November 14, 1966
Died: 
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
your local NA group in Robert's name.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Griffin was born in Azle to Thomas Eugene Griffin, Jr. and Patricia Ann Steele Griffin Vernia. He attended Azle High School and TCJC in Fort Worth. Robert was extremely active in Suicide Prevention Teams and Grief Counseling Teams. As an accomplished artist, he was also a Pencil Art Instructor.
He was preceded in death by his father Thomas Griffin and step-father Larry Vernia.

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