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Nathan Ray Pannell

June 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, January 30, 1982
Died: 
Friday, June 21, 2013
Services: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Nathan Ray Pannell
Nathan Ray Pannell was born on January 30, 1982 and died on June 21, 2013. Nathan was a fisherman, an entrepreneur, and a lover of life. He loved his family and friends and he lived with a smile, a huge heart, and a passion for all that he did, and in turn he was loved by so many. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Smith; his Pappy; and uncle Bobby.
He is survived by his wife, Meghan Pannell; son, Kollin Ray Pannell; mother, Robin and husband, Bryant Johnson; sisters, Lauren and Amber; grandmother, Syble; aunt, Tangy and uncle David; cousin, JD; and many more uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Billie Maurine Sisk Heffington

June 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Friday, July 26, 1946
Died: 
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Jaybird Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Billie Maurine Sisk Heffington
Billie was born July 26, 1946 in Parker County. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Lena Sisk; brother, Donald Sisk; and husband, Gerald Heffington.
Survivors: daughter, Julie Parker and husband, Danny; grandsons, Jake Parker and Bowen Parker; sisters, Betty Lou Phelps and husband, Joe, Mary Sue Bailey, Jean Lundgren, Ann Stokes and husband, Jerry, Dena Conly and husband, John, and Dale Henry and husband, Michael; and sister-in-law, Marlene Sisk.

Barbara Ann Moore Morgan

June 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, November 10, 1936
Died: 
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Barbara Ann Moore Morgan
Barbara Ann Moore Morgan, affectionately known by all her friends and family as "Honey", was born in her home in Weatherford on November 10, 1936 to Chester and Earnestine Moore. Honey took her first job at the age of 13 at a local drug store on the square called Rae's Drugs. On May 8, 1954, Honey married the love of her life, Kenneth C. Morgan and together they had four children: Aileene, Kenny, Keith and Mary Ann. She earned her beautician's license in 1963 and spent the next 50 years providing salon services to numerous clients. In May, 2013, Honey fell ill and after a short time in the hospital, she passed away on June 22, 2013 with her family by her side.
Honey was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Earnestine Moore; her best friend and sister-in-law, Inez Holder; and her beloved husband, Kenneth C. Morgan.

Richard D. Whitt

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 P.M.
Memorials may be made to: 
Contributions may be made to the Azle Memorial Library or Azle Church of Christ in Richard's name
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Richard D. Whitt
Richard was born in Bonham to Loy and Lola Whitt. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. Richard and wife, Judy were married September 23, 1966. Richard was a member of the Azle Church of Christ. He retired from Bell Helicopter after 39 years. Richard loved bass fishing and hunting with his friends and classic cars. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Judy Whitt of Azle; sons, Richie Whitt and wife, Delisa of Boyd and Rusty Whitt and wife, Amber of Lafayette, LA.; grandchildren, Holly and Mason Whitt; and a host of loving friends.

Jack Gordon Hubbard

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, March 27, 1927
Died: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Services: 
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Fairview Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 1 P.M. June 3rd
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Jack Gordon Hubbard
Jack Gordon Hubbard was born March 27, 1927 in Dallas. He met and married the love of his life, Nola Jean Smith on August 20, 1949 and they spent sixty-three wonderful years together.
Gordon honorably served his country in the United States Army and then spent many years as a civil servant at Fort Wolters and Fort Bliss. He loved to travel and was a talented wood carver.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Blanche Cardwell Hubbard and Albert Jack Hubbard; and his brother, James Hubbard.
Survivors: Wife of 63 years, Nola Jean Smith Hubbard; sisters-in-law, Willie Mae Hubbard and Euna Guinn; eleven beloved nieces and nephews.

Todd B. Grimes

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, October 17, 1953
Died: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Todd B. Grimes
Todd was born to Robert Corwin and Garnet Irene Grimes October 17, 1953 in Beardstown, Illinois. He had been "Head of Coal" for Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) where he had been employed for 40 years. Todd was an avid sports fan. He was a member of Ash Creek Baptist Church. Todd and wife, Linda were married April 11, 1982 in Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Michael Grimes.
Survivors: Wife of 31 years, Linda Grimes of Azle; daughter, Richelle Pruitt of Springtown; grandchildren, Makenna and Jett Pruitt; sisters-in-law, Shirley Fletcher and husband, Dan, Sandra Ault and husband, Norm; brother-in-law, Ronny Howell and wife, Pam; stepfather, Lyle Bell of Beardstown, Ill; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Dan Bowden

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, February 18, 1937
Died: 
Monday, May 27, 2013
Services: 
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bowden family suggests contributions in Dan's memory to Parkinson's Support Group of Tarrant County, Box 939, Hurst, Texas 76053, or First Baptist Church of Aledo Cambodia Mission Trip, 128 Elm St., Aledo, Texas 76008.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Dan Bowden
Dan Bowden was born Feb. 18, 1937, in Weatherford, son of the late Edgar and Emmie Jim Bowden of the W.H. Bowden and Sons Department Store. He graduated with the class of 1955 from Weatherford High School and was inducted into the Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Dan received a bachelor's degree in 1959 from SMU, where he played on the SMU Mustang football team that included Don Meredith. He made his career in insurance sales and investments and had served as president of both the SMU Lettermen's Association and Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club in Ruidoso, N.M. Dan was a member of Ridglea Country Club.
Dan loved his family and especially loved attending his grandchildren's sporting events.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Sons, Rusty Bowden and wife, Trina, of Crowley, Bobby Bowden and wife, Mary Jane, of Millsap, Mark Bowden of Chicago, Ill., and Brett Bowden and wife, Cyndee, of Aledo; grandchildren, Cody, Bo, Coleman, Ty, Haylee, and Meredith Bowden; sister, Patricia Bane of Weatherford; nephew, Chris Bane and wife, Mandi, and their son, Hunter, of Weatherford; and a host of loving family and friends, including stepchildren, Will Stripling, Kristen Stripling and Trey Hopkins, and stepgrandson, Jack Hopkins.

Belva Lynn Humphrey

June 11, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, August 24, 1943
Died: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetary, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Belva Lynn Humphrey
Belva Lynn Smith was born August 24, 1943 to Bill and Belva Smith in Rotan. She met and married Robert Dee Humphrey and they raised their two children together. Lynn was raised in Weatherford, never went to college but excelled at everything she did. She worked as a Fashion Buyer, Interior Designer, a writer and editor for a magazine on Okinawa. Lynn was an excellent cook, an amazing event planner and a dedicated wife and mother.
If asked, she would say that she was most proud of her association with the "River Rats." The Red River Pilots Associaton is a national organization comprised of former and active military pilots and navigators. Lynn reactivated the Dallas/Fort Worth "Rat Pack" and was instrumental in organizing social events and keeping historical records for the group. She loved the organization, and through it she was able to stay in contact with those who flew with Bob. She will be missed by all of them.
Lynn Humphrey was of the firm belief that "you can do anything you put your mind to". She lived by that philosophy and was evidence of its truth. Her strength and endurance have served as inspiration for all who had the privilege of being part of her life.
Lynn was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dee Humphrey; and her parents, Bill and Belva Smith.

B. Aileen "Mommadoo" McNiel

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, June 16, 1927
Died: 
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of B. Aileen McNiel to the Humane Society of the United States at 2100 L Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20037 or by calling 1-866-720-2676.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

B. Aileen "Mommadoo" McNiel
Aileen was born in Pecos on June 16, 1927, daughter of the late John Hugh and Pearl Teague Barnes. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1944 and was the wife of USAF veteran Earl Weldon McNiel, Sr for 47 years until his death in May, 1998.
As a spouse of a career military serviceman, at many times she became the surrogate head of the household while her husband served at home and overseas. At the drop of a hat she was able to successfully transport and provide a loving home for her children in numerous locations, even in the frozen tundra of North Dakota. She was a lover of classical and religious music and anything her children or grandchildren were involved in. She was a woman of faith who cherished her fellowship with other church members. She regularly donated to charitable organizations close to her heart.The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Mansfield Nursing and Rehabilitation for their excellent care of our mother.
Aileen is survived by her brother, Jack Barnes and wife, Ruth of Fort Worth; twin sister, Coleen Edwards of Fort Worth; daughter, Carrie Jo (Angie) Fowler and husband, Greg of Alvarad;, son, Earl Weldon McNiel, Jr and wife, Becky of Lubbock; daughter, Brenda Coleen Maler of Hutto; son, Michael Gene McNiel and wife, Phyllis of Keller; along with numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Clarissa Ann Osborn

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Monday, May 27, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Clarissa believed wholeheartedly in "passing it forward." The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of choice or to someone who may be in need right now. Help keep her good deeds and caring love flowing.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Clarissa Ann Osborn
Clarissa was a beautiful person inside and out, a talented artist of painting and poetry, and always the first to lend a hand to anyone. But Clarissa's biggest gift was how she made everyone feel when they were in her presence.
Clarissa was preceded in death by her father, Bill Osborn; paternal grandparents, Marvin and Marie Osborn; and maternal grandparents, Carl and Oca Sipes.
Survivors: Mother, Clois Osborn of Weatherford; sister, Belinda Osborn; niece, Emma Schlee of Flower Mound; sister, Clarinda Beckham-McCalla; nephews, Mason Beckham and Alex McCalla of Weatherford; niece, Monica Beckham-Dodgen; and great-nephews, Brian and Brayden of Burleson. Clarissa was loved by many, and leaves behind a host of special friends

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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