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Bill "Pop" Lane

June 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at Willow Lake Gardens, 3400 Mineral Wells Highway.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Central United Methodist Church, 1007 S.W. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells, TX 76067 or to the Bill "Pop" Lane Memorial Fund at Mineral Wells Animal Shelter, 101 FM 2256, Mineral Wells, TX 76067.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Bill "Pop" LaneBill "Pop" Lane

Bill was a longtime resident of Garner. His family was the most important thing in his life. Bill loved to junk hunt, cook and work in his yard. He was an avid Western and Disney movie fan. Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Ray Alton Banks

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 5, 1933
Died: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 1:30 P.M. Saturday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made in Ray's name to Community Hospice, James L. West, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76104 or The American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ray Alton BanksRay Alton Banks

Ray was born August 5, 1933. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy. Ray was a member of VFW Post 2137 in Azle and was also a member of the Clown Unit of the Shriners. He was a general contractor for the past 43 years.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanita Banks in 1985; sister, Lou Ella Brewer; and brother, Gene Banks.

Sharon Lee Cole

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 11, 1945
Died: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Zion Hill Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Sharon Lee Cole

Sharon was born August 11, 1945 to Lee and Mary Boyle Ballanger in Dallas.
She was a long time resident of Springtown and past Matron of The
Springtown Order of Eastern Star #498 and Graford Eastern Star #905. Sharon
was an avid gardener, she loved birds and her dog, Precious.

There are many people that impact the lives of people they know, but few
actually make sacrifices for those who they just met. Sharon was a loving,
caring, and giving person that was known for welcoming others into her
heart as family.

She was known as "Mom" by several people because of her simple nurturing
and loving nature. What was even more amazing about Sharon was the number

Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, May 12, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Services: 
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Santo
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Santo North Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Stonewall Jackson, Jr.Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

Stonewall Jackson, Jr. was born in Weatherford, May 12, 1925 and was the youngest of five siblings. His parents were Stonewall Jackson, Sr. and Willie Houston Jackson.

Charles W. Wentworth

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, June 27, 1926
Died: 
Friday, May 27, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N. Main St., Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Rough Creek Cemetery, Granbury.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Charles was born June 27, 1926, in Glen Rose to the late Walter and Vergie
Wentworth. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy in World
War II. Charles was a longtime resident of Springtown and was a retired
United States Postal Service letter carrier.
Charlie loved country music, Texas sports teams, hunting and traveling. As
a Free Mason, he was a member of the Cook Peavy Lodge in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Otto Wentworth.

SURVIVORS: Children, Brenda Wentworth, Charles "Chuck" Wentworth Jr. and
wife, Valerie, Walter Wentworth and wife, Marta, and Tracey Ewing and
husband, Larry; grandchildren, Clinton Wentworth, Clayton Wentworth, Ashley
Hartwell, Stephanie Wentworth and Christopher Wentworth;

Connie Cross

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, December 14, 1956
Died: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Services: 
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Annis Chapel Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Connie CrossConnie Cross

Connie was born December 14, 1956, in Lake Worth, to Charles and Ellen Stout Lovett. She was a great fan of rock-n-roll music and attended Springtown High School. Connie married Michael James Cross in Weatherford in 1973.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: Husband of 37 years, Mike Cross; daughter, Dalania Smith and husband, Rocky; grandchildren, Taylor and Nicole Smith, all of Springtown; brother, Craig Lovett and wife, Janet, of Mansfield; sister, Charlotte Tice of Fort Worth; and a host of loving family and friends.

Janice "JJ" Anzaldua

May 31, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, April 2, 1959
Died: 
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 or Caring Bridge.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

JJ was born April 2, 1959 to Ronald and Alice Mulqueen Hudson in Long Island, New York. She loved to travel to visit her family and spending time with her grandchildren. JJ lived an exemplary life filled with faith in God, compassion, love, laughter and kindness. She was a beautiful role model for all.

JJ was preceded in death by her parents; husband, W. Drexel Sales, in 1994; and grandson, Noel Hernandez, Jr.

Jessie Dunlap

May 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Tuesday, April 26, 1932
Died: 
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Castle Hills Mission House in Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Jessie DunlapJessie Dunlap, 79, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, May 26, 2011, at a local hospital.

Funeral Service:  2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Interment:  Azleland Memorial Park

Visitation:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Memorials:  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Castle Hills Mission House in Azle.

Jessie Dunlap was born April 26, 1932 to Jake and Mary Maxwell. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Castle Hills.  Jessie retired from FWISD after 30 years of service in 1997.

Shirley Edwards

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, March 1, 1935
Died: 
Monday, May 23, 2011
Services: 
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Santo
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Dobbs Valley Cemetery, Palo Pinto County. At Shirley's request, there will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to: 
The Edwards family requests consideration of donations, in lieu of usual remembrances, in Shirley's memory, to American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Shirley Ann Chesnut Edwards was born March 1, 1935, at Chesnut Mountain, daughter of the late Dwight and Pearl Jones Chesnut. She married Tom Edwards in Santo in 1951 and they began their lives together, which would last 60 years. Shirley loved to work in her orchard and garden and was an animal lover. She reared her five children and was active at Live Oak Baptist Church until her health no longer permitted. Service to her Lord was top priority, followed very closely by her family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Margene Ricke.

Virginia "Gerry" Jones

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, December 5, 1923
Died: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
Birdville Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Bluebonnett Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Virginia "Gerry" Jones

Virginia was born Virginia G. Aday, December 5, 1923. She has called North Points her home for the past six years. Gerry was a long time Azle resident and was an active member of Silver Creek United Methodist Church in Azle. Since the passing of her husband, David, she has been a member of Birdville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; granddaughter, Dianna; and many other family members. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Chisholm Trail

  • Aledo Bearcats at Joshua, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 5:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 13

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Hall at Weatherford 9th Grade Center, 4:30 pm

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