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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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Verna “Maw Maw” Sitton

August 16, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Thursday, December 29, 1921
Died: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Chapel Mineral Wells
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Perrin Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Mineral Wells

Sitton was born in Jack County, daughter of the late Andrew and Lucy Harrison. She was a long time resident of Oran.
Sitton was preceded in death by her parents; husband J.C. Sitton; brothers Nathan, Hollis, and Alfred Harrison; sisters Jennie Bowen and Lola Nantz; and great-grandson Lane Anderson.
Survivors include sons Joe Sitton and wife Janice of Perrin, and Ronnie Sitton of Oran; brother Kenneth Harrison of Mineral Wells; sisters Ozella Solomon of Jacksboro, Agnes Grosso of Austin; grandchildren Rhonda and Clay Powell of Mineral Wells, Jeff Sitton

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 2

  • AHS JV at Granbury, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    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 JV at North Central Texas Academy, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3

  • Trinity Christian Academy at Fort Worth Hill School;
    JH, 5:00 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:00 p.m.
    *District Games

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

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 4

  • AHS Varsity at Nike South Invitational, Bear Branch Sports Park, 5205 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, 7:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Reunion Run, Joe Wheeler Park, Decatur, Texas 76234, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, October 6

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Granbury Invitational 36 holes, Pecan Plantation, 8 a.m.

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at Midlothian Fall JV Tournament, Mansfield National GC, 8:30 a.m.

  • Week of Oct. 6, Optional, Aledo Middle School at Mid-Cities Tournament

Tuesday, October 7

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison MS at Aledo 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 at Weatherford Tison 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.

  • AHS at Granbury;
    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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