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Calvin “Ike” Brown

September 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Wednesday, January 31, 1923
Died: 
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Martin Crest Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Weatherford.

Calvin “Ike” Brown
Maj Calvin “Ike” Brown, USAF Retired, died Sunday morning, September 5, 2010 in a local care facility. Born January 31, 1923 in DeSoto, Ike was a longtime resident of Parker County. Retired from the United States Air Force, Ike was a member of South Main Church of Christ and a Shriner. Survivors include his sons, David Brown of Mansfield and Keith Brown of Gary; sister, Bernita Singletary of Weatherford; brother, Don Brown of Hidaway; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Memorial service was held Tuesday September 7, 2010 at Martin Crest Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Weatherford. Services provided by Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Doris Ruth Hess

September 1, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, December 4, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, September 3, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Fairview Cemetery in Millsap, Texas
Memorials may be made to: 
Alzheimer's Association - 
North Central Texas Chapter 101 Summit Ave., Ste. 300 Fort Worth, TX  76102
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Doris Ruth HessDoris Ruth Hess

Doris Ruth Hess, 83, passed away on August 31, 2010 in her home at Millsap. Ruth was born December 4, 1926 in Millsap to Jack and Nora Langdon Reasoner.

Mrs. Hess retired from Motorola at Fort Worth in 1991. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Juanelle Shockler, Mary Jo Hightower and Lois Wheeler; son, Ronald Jones; stepson, Kenny Hess and great granddaughter, Cassie Maddux.

Ruth is survived by her loving and caring husband, Dick Hess of Millsap; daughter, Sandra Maddux and husband, Alton of Millsap; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jesse Christeen Greenway

August 31, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, January 26, 1924
Died: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 13:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
American Heart Association
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Jesse Christeen GreenwayJesse Christeen Greenway

Jesse Christeen Greenway died August 29, 2010.

Christeen was proud to be born a Texan and was a longtime resident of Weatherford. She was born January 26, 1924 in Hamlin, Texas to Jesse Armfield and Gertie Cain Dunn. She was the second child of four, with one sister and two brothers.

Christeen married Oscar Riley Greenway, Jr. in Anson, Texas on August 19, 1942.
She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and canning her home grown vegetables and fruits, helping people, and she had a quick wit.

John Mark Adcock

August 27, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Tuesday, April 11, 1961
Died: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford

John Mark Adcock, 49, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010.
Memorial: 11 a.m. Saturday, August 28, 2010 at White's Chapel of
Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
John was born April 11, 1961 in Fort Worth the son of Sam and Helen
Adcock. The family moved to Weatherford in 1966. John was a
graduate of Weatherford High School where he played football and
was all-district for two years. He later attended Weatherford
College, University of Texas at Austin and graduated from
University of North Texas in Denton. John was preceded in death by
his father.
Survivors: mother, Helen Adcock; brother, Eric Adcock and wife,
Dawn; nephews, Matt, Josh, and Ben; special aunt, Merle Burgess;
and numerous other loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services are in care of

James “Sonny” McCray

August 27, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Sunday, October 13, 1935
Died: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial Service to be determined
Memorials may be made to: 
Happy Hills Farms, 3846 N. Highway 144 Granbury, Texas 76048
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

James “Sonny” McCray, 74, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at his residence. Sonny was born October 13, 1935 in Fort Worth to Hall and Blanche McCray, who preceded him in death. Sonny was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, employee and friend, who loved his kids and grandkids unconditionally. He graduated from Poly High School in 1953 and attended many reunions, which he loved. He later retired from Howell Instruments, a company close to his heart, after 47 years of loyal service. Sonny enjoyed golfing with his kids and friends, traveling, working in the yard and hanging out with Bear, Sam, and Lady, his dogs. He was a pencil sketch artist with amazing talent, and his sense of humor is something we will all miss.

John Burt

August 25, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, November 3, 1934
Died: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, August 27, 2010 - 14:40
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home,Weatherford

John Burt

John Burt passed from this life to a better one on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010.
      Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at South Main Church of Christ, 201 South
Main Street, Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at
White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
      John was born in Seminole, Okla., on Nov. 3, 1934, but lived his
adult life in Fort Worth, until moving to Weatherford eight years
ago. He was a member of South Main Church of Christ in Weatherford, where
he was lovingly known to all the children as Mr. John, "the
sucker man".
      John retired from a teaching career in 1995 and enjoyed retirement
taking care of his goats. He also enjoyed woodcarving and was a

Ralph Jesse Bailiff Jr.

August 24, 2010 by Randy Keck

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Born: 
Friday, January 5, 1962
Died: 
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Funeral: 
Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Northside Baptist Church, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will be at a later date in Tennessee.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Ralph Jesse Bailiff Jr., 48, of Weatherford died Sunday, August 22, 2010. Ralph was born in Pikeville, Kentucky on January 5, 1962.

He was a resident of Parker County for many years where he worked for Jamak since 1986, was a member of North Side Baptist Church, President of Weatherford College Basketball Booster Club, Dallas Off-Road Bike Club, and Fort Worth Mountain Bike Association. He loved golf.

Stella Beatrice Goodnight

August 24, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, September 29, 1919
Died: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Stella Beatrice Goodnight, 90, of Weatherford, died Wednesday August 18, 2010. Born September 29, 1919, Bea was a resident of Parker County for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Rayford Daniel Goodnight of Weatherford; son, James Goodnight and wife Rochelle of Waco; daughter, Nancy Goodnight Hard and husband Meredith of McKinney; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A memorial service was held in the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 21.

JoAnn Loftis

August 18, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Died: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Funeral: 
Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 15:00
Location: 
Horseshoe Bend First Baptist Church south of Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

She is survived by her husband James R. Loftis, Jr; brother, Larry James Dawson and wife Vickie of Garland and a niece Jennifer Naye and husband Dale of Weatherford.

Elise Ernistine Riehm (Gripoix)

August 17, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, December 6, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
Da1las/Fort Worth National Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
A viewing will take place at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 19. Graveside services conducted by Fr. John. Casey of St. Stephen Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home

She was born in Couvron, France. Riehm had a career managing food preparation around the world and across the US. She was a world wide traveler who also enjoyed cooking, gardening, and nature.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years Norbert; son Daniel; daughter Catherine Curtis (Riehm); daughter-in-law Robin; and son-in-law Gary Curtis.
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Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

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