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Kenneth Wayne Orr

September 11, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, January 17, 1952
Died: 
Friday, September 10, 2010
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Kenneth Wayne “Butch” Orr, 58, died peacefully at his home Friday, September 10, 2010.

Butch was born January 17, 1952 in Decatur to Kenneth Edward and Edith Joyce Phillips Orr. He was a longtime resident of Azle, attended Azle High School and then Texas Tech University. He was an employee of Union Pacific Railroad for many years before owning Al's Motor Imports.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his half-brother, Carroll Glen Staples; nephew, Zachary Staples; nieces, Sarabeth Staples, Abigail Staples Vasek and Maggie Staples Carpenter; sister-in-law, Trudi Spring Allison; aunt, Helen Hamilton and husband, Homer; cousins, Glen, Brian and Billy Hamilton; and a host of loving family and friends.

Braxton James Dennis

September 11, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Died: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, September 10, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N. Main St., Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment:  Springtown Cemetery

Braxton James "Monkey" Dennis, a precious baby boy, died Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at a local hospital.

Braxton was born July 17, 2010 to Tasha Ann Billiot Matlock and Christopher Wayne Dennis, in Weatherford.

Survivors include his parents, Tasha Matlock and Chris Dennis of Springtown; a brother, Landon Dennis; sister, Katelynn Dennis; brother, Craig Matlock; grandparents, Debra Ferguson and husband, Chuck, of Burleson, James Dennis of Granbury and Florinda Dunsworth, of Benbrook; great-grandparents, Laqueda Myers of Springtown and Ann Jaget of Hurst; uncle, Michael Verdin and wife Kayla, of Louisiana; aunt, Trina Smith of Benbrook; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Service:  2 p.m. Friday, September 10th at White's Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N. Main St., Springtown

Katy Mae McGill

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, September 10, 1931
Died: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Funeral: 
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford, TX
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 pm Friday, Sept. 10 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: 
Center of Hope or the Pythian Home
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford, TX

Katy McGillKaty McGillKaty Mae McGill, 78, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at her residence. Mrs. McGill was born September 10, 1931 in Grandview, Texas. She was a homemaker, a member of the Presbyterian Church and loved traveling and spending time with family and friends. Her son; Leslie Vonn McGill precedes her in death.

John Allen Smith

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Died: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Funeral: 
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 13:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 10 at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

John Allen SmithJohn Allen SmithJohn Allen Smith, 65, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010, in Weatherford.

Smith was born April 12, 1945, in Bugtown, Ind., the son of Albert Anderson and Marybelle Elsie Ehrhart Smith. John was born at home because he wanted to be close to his mother. He was married to the former Sylvia Ann "Pick" Harden for nearly 45 years prior to her death in 2008. John made his career in the oil and gas business. He retired and loved his life on the "River."

John was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia "Pick" Smith in 2008; a son, JB Smith in 2007; a grandson, Austin in 2002; and his father.

Gloria Mae Hamilton

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, September 2, 1929
Died: 
Monday, September 6, 2010
Funeral: 
Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 13:10
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church, 4936 E I-20, Service Road South Willow Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Gloria Mae HamiltonGloria Mae HamiltonGloria Mae Hamilton, 81, died Monday, September 6th at her home in Weatherford. She was born September 2, 1929 to Hugh J. Luke and Stella (Hamon) Luke at their home near a curve in the road (designated “Curve City” on her birth certificate) outside of Enid Oklahoma.

After graduating from Beaumont High School, Gloria attained a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from North Texas University, a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from Lamar University, and a Masters degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. She taught AP Calculus and Computer Science at Highland Park High School, in Dallas for 28 years.

Alexander Roscoe Pope

September 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Died: 
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Annetta Cemetery

Alexander Roscoe Pope
Alexander Roscoe Pope, son of Travis and Samantha Pope, died on September 4, 2010. Other than the parents, survivors include sister, Scarlett Pope, brother, Travis Pope, Jr., maternal Grandparents, Bill and Gail Greene of North Carolina, paternal grandparents, Terri Pope, David and Sheila Spears of Weatherford. As the Angel wrote Alex’s name in the Book of Life, he closed it whispering “Too perfect for this world”
Graveside service was held Wednesday, September 8, 2010 in the Annetta Cemetery. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Wilburn Howard "Coley" Coleman

September 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Tuesday, August 14, 1934
Died: 
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown, Texas

Wilburn Howard ColemanWilburn Howard Coleman
Wilburn Howard "Coley" Coleman, 76, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Thursday, September 2, 2010, with his family at his side.
Wilburn was born August 14, 1934 in Springtown to Howard and Gladys Morrow Coleman. He graduated from Springtown High School where he was an all-star basketball player, then he attended Weatherford College for two years. On November 4, 1955, Wilburn married the love of his life, Melba Oxford, and they began their life together.
Wilburn was an avid hunter, and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959. Wilburn was employed by Lockheed-Martin for 30 years.

Bobbie Faye Cargill

September 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, January 6, 1940
Died: 
Friday, September 3, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford, TX
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Greenwood Community Cemetery

Biobbie Faye CargillBobbie Faye Cargill
Bobbie Faye Cargill, 70, of Weatherford, died Friday, September 3, 2010. Mrs. Cargill was born January 6, 1940 in Silver Lake, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Greenwood Baptist Church. She loved playing bingo, sewing, crocheting, song writing and spending time with her grandchildren. Her husband; Alvin Charles Cargill, preceded her in death.

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    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. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    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.

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