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Darlene June Parnell
Darlene June Parnell of Odessa, a retired bank teller, died Sunday, August 13, 2000. She was 63.
Mrs. Parnell was the sister of Geraldine Morgan of Brownfield.
Graveside services were Wednesday, August 16, 2000 in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa with the Rev. Don Palmer officiating. 

Sharon Kay Cooper
Sharon Kay Cooper of Arlington, a packer with Fort Dearborn of Fort Worth, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 in Arlington. She was 49.
Ms. Cooper was the sister and sister-in-law of Mike and Helen Cooper of Granbury.
Services were Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at the Arlington Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Moore Memorial Gardens.
The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society Arlington Unit, P.O. Box 433 Arlington, Texas 76010. 

Delores Aleene Evans
Delores Aleene Evans of Granbury, a retired postal clerk, died Thursday, August 3, 2000 at her home. She was 63.
Mrs. Evans was born March 28, 1937 in Tulsa, Okla. She retired from the Grapevine Post Office.
She is survived by two sons, Phillip and Zanath Evans; two brothers, David Lee Day and Greg Strout; and two grandchildren.
Memorial service was Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at Luby’s in Grapevine.
The family suggests that memorials be made to the Women’s Shelter, P.O Box 1207, Arlington, Texas 76004. 

Ruby Mae Patterson
Ruby Mae Patterson of Kennedale, a homemaker, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 83.
Mrs. Patterson was the mother of Hazel O. Selman of Granbury.
Services were Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at the First Bible Baptist of Kennendale. Burial was in the Rendon Cemetery in Rendon. 

Dulce Everidge Hudson Quarles
Dulce Everidge Hudson Quarles of Granbury, a retired seamstress and hospital volunteer, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 in Granbury. She was 81.
Mrs. Quarles was born December 14, 1918 in Mt. View, Ark. She came to Texas as a young child and settled in Hood County where she spent most of her life. She married John Hudson in January 1940. He passed way in 1967. She married Trexel Quarles in August 1973. He passed away in 1982. She worked as a seamstress for the former Granbury dress manufacturers, Miss Marilyn and Mabell for 18 years. She spent 20 years as a hospital volunteer in Granbury and was awarded a lifetime membership in the auxiliary after logging over 12,450 hours. She was a member of the Acton Baptist Church and a member of Order of the Eastern Star #127 in Lipan.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, and two great-great-grandchildren.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Laqueta Hudson of Granbury; two grandchildren, Burke Hudson and wife, Georgetta, and Audrey Hudson, all of Granbury; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at the Acton Baptist Church. Burial was in the Acton Cemetery. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary Cancer Fund or the Acton Baptist Church Building Fund. 

Gary Thomas Price Sr.
Gary Thomas Price Sr. of Granbury, a retired truck driver, died Tuesday, August 8, 2000 in Granbury. He was 49.
Mr. Price was born July 16, 1951 in Cleburne.
He is survived by two sons, Gary Thomas Price Jr. and Michael David Price, both of Granbury; one daughter, Tammy Michele Price of Minnesota; and five grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, August 12, 2000 at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home Chapel in Cleburne. Burial was in Bethesda Cemetery in Cleburne. 

Betty Jean Baldree
Betty Jean Baldree of Lipan, a retired registered nurse, died Thursday, August 10, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 74.
Mrs. Baldree was born October 27, 1925 in Litchfield, Ill. She was one of eight children. She married Henry Gorman Baldree Sr. in Weatherford on July 12, 1946.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by two daughters, Janet Boyett and husband, Dick of Aurora, Colo., and Leslie Earle of White Settlement; one son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Monika Baldree of Lake Worth; two brothers, Daniel and Homer Bailey, both of Litchfield,Ill.;seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Services were Sunday, August 13, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Lipan. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

J.T. Haney
J.T. Haney of Memphis, a farmer, died Saturday, August 12, 2000 in Amarillo. He was 81.
Mr. Haney was the brother of Lena Pearl Tubbs of Granbury.
Graveside services are today (Tuesday, August 15, 2000) in Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Tom Posey officiating.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Fairview Cemetery Association. 

Frances Newman Gibson
Frances Newman Gibson of Granbury, a retired bus driver/restaurant manager, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 in Cleburne. She was 90.
Mrs. Gibson lived in Hood County all of her life and was the first woman bus driver for Granbury ISD. She drove a school bus for 25 years. She worked for Rankin Restaurant for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Sam Newman and C.L. Gibson, and a son, Billy Wayne Newman in 1946.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Nelda and Larry Goin of Acton; two grandchildren, Johnny Bird of Ennis, and Rebecca Goin of Granbury; and two great-grandchildren, Matthew and Sam Bird of Ennis.
Services are today (Tuesday, August 15, 2000) at 2 p.m. at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial is in Granbury Cemetery. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the charity of choice. 

Marvin C. Franz
Marvin C. Franz of Clayton, N.M., a retired bank employee, died Thursday, August 10, 2000 in Amarillo. He was 77.
Mr. Franz was the brother of Willie Franz of Granbury.
Services were Monday, August 14, 2000 in the First United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Clayton Memorial Cemetery in Clayton.
The family suggests memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church in Clayton or to the American Diabetes Association in Albuquerque. 

Mary Jane ‘Janie’ Taber Karl Pannell
Mary Jane "Janie" Taber Karl Pannell of Granbury, a homemaker, died Thursday, August 3, 2000. She was 98.
Mrs. Pannell was born November 1, 1901 in Hamilton to Mary Ann McFarlin and Brice Stewart Taber. She was one of nine children. She married L.W. Karl on December 2, 1918. The couple raised four of his five children—Pete, Irene, Fay and Winnie. Mr. Karl’s brother and sister-in-law raised the fifth child, Lewis, when Mr. Karl’s first wife died. L.W. died February 2, 1936.
Mary Jane Taber Karl married William "Calvin" Pannell May 29, 1940 in Haskell. The couple spent most of their married life on the YL Ranch near Throckmorton. They had one daughter, Wanda Fay. Mr. Pannell died March 29, 1983.
She was preceded in death by her five children from her first marriage; her three sisters, Laura Barfield, Minnie Barfield and Luie Robertson; and five brothers, George, Bill, Bee, Luther and Lonnie Taber; one grandson, Don Peacock and one granddaughter, Catherine Marie Bailey.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Joe Fonville of Granbury; 15 grandchildren, Darlene Renfro of Keller, Bobbie Haney of Houston, Jerry Karl and Evelyn Simmons, both of Breckenridge, Bub Darwyn and Sandy Clark of Washington, Roger, Mikey, Linda, Debbie and Cathi, all of Throckmorton, Glenda Bishop of Fort Worth. Sandra Criswell of Granbury , Tammy Johnson of Tuscola and Joseph Fonville of Granbury; 10 great-grandchildren, Cari, Zachary, Cati and Joshua Baily of Tuscola; Stephanie, Lindsey, Nathan and Jessica Johnson of Tuscola, and Alyson and Mallory Jayne Johnson of Tuscola.
Memorial service was Saturday, August 5, 2000 at Granbury Church of Christ. She donated her body to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Her wish was, "to continue to help people even after I am gone." She made this decision in 1992. 

James D. Phelps Sr.
James D. Phelps Sr. of Stephenville, a retired automobile technician, died Tuesday, August 8, 2000. He was 71.
Mr. Phelps was born December 23, 1928 in Stephenville. He married Sarah Vela on December 19, 1954 in Fabens.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Phelps of Stephenville; three sons, James D. Phelps Jr. and Jimmie Phelps, both of Stephenville, and John Phelps of N.C.; one daughter, Mary Ann Avalos of Granbury; his mother, Lena P. Phelps of Dublin; one brother, Thomas J. Phelps of Stephenville; one sister; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services are today (August 12, 2000) at 9:30 am. in St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Granbury. Burial will be in Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Jearl ‘Marie’ Neatherlin
Jearl "Marie" Neatherlin of Abilene, a retired meat inspector, died Wednesday, August 9, 2000. She was 69.
Mrs. Neatherlin was the mother of Bruce Hollar of Granbury.
Services were Friday, August 11, 2000 in the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith with the Rev. Mike Patrick officiating. Burial was in the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories in Abilene. 

Jim David Barbour
Jim David Barbour of Fort Worth, a retired technical systems writer, died Monday, August 7, 2000 in Fort Worth. He was 68.
Mr. Barbour was the cousin of Ron Feazell of Granbury.
No services are planned. 

James C. Bodine
James C. Bodine of Fort Worth, a retired budget analyst with the Corps of Engineers, died Wednesday, August 9, 2000 in Fort Worth. He was 79.
Mr. Bodine was the father and father-in-law of Paul and Laurie Bodine, and Margaret and Stanley McBroom, all of Granbury; and grandfather of Jennie-Laurie, Abigail and Rachel Bodine, and Sara, Anna and Gayle McBroom.
Services were Friday, August 11, 2000 at the Bridgewood Church of Christ. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Christ Haven for Children. 

Raye Buice
Raye Buice of Hillsboro, a homemaker, died Monday, August 7, 2000. She was 87.
Mrs. Buice was the stepaunt of Raymond Christian of Granbury.
Services were Friday, August 11, 2000 at the First Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro with Rev. Martha Murchison officiating. Burial was in the Hillcrest Garden of Memory near Hillsboro. 

Catherine ‘Tishie’ Gandolph
Catherinre "Tishie" Gandolph of Fort Worth, a homemaker, died Monday, August 7, 2000. She was 71.
Mrs. Gandolph was the sister of Johnny Aldridge of Granbury.
Services were Thursday, August 11, 2000 in Mount Olivet Chapel in Fort Worth.. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery. 

Lois Marie Ward
Lois Marie Coleman Ward of Fort Worth, a homemaker, died Monday, August 7, 2000. She was 92.
Mrs. Ward was the sister of Marvin Coleman of Acton.
Services were Friday, August 11, 2000 in Greenwood Chapel in Fort Worth. Entombment was in Greenwood Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Fort Worth YWCA, Cook Children’s Medical Center, American Red Cross or Methodist Children’s Home in Waco. 

Virginia Lee Barnard
Virginia Lee Barnard of Granbury, a nurse’s aide, died Saturday, August 5, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 73.
Mrs. Barnard was born March 6, 1927 in Roanoke.
She is survived by two sons, Joe Barnard of Granbury, and Wayne Alfred Barnard Jr. of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were Tuesday, August 8 , 2000 in Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne. Martin’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Mary Alice Walls Heald
Mary Alice Walls Heald of Grand Prairie, owner of Jimbo’s Concession at Joe Poole Lake, died Thursday, August 3, 2000. She was 62.
Mrs. Heald was born July 7, 1938 in Dallas to Roy and Agness (Cotter) Walls. She retired in 1995 after 20 years at K-Mart in Euless as a Personnel Manager. For the last 4 years, she had owned Jimbo’s Concession at Joe Poole Lake in Grand Prairie.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bob Heald, her parents and one brother, Roy Edmond Walls.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Sue Thomas of Granbury, Nora Lee McCleary of Euless, and Diana Lynn West of Sanger; two sisters, Emma Morris of Barnhart, and Glynda Sue Callahan of Grand Prairie; two brothers, Thomas William Walls of Granbury, and John Paul Walls; five grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Saturday, August 5, 2000 in the Fitzhugh Cemetery in McKinney with Rev. Clifton Sanderson officiating. 

Virginia Louise Cutting
Virginia Louise Cutting of Granbury died Thursday, August 3, 2000. She was 78.
Mrs. Cutting was born October 2, 1921 in Wynnewood, Okla. She moved from Stephenville to Granbury in 1992. Because of her love of the theater and the performing arts a memorial fund has been established for the Granbury Opera House Summer Intern program through the First National Bank of Granbury.
She was preceded in death by her parents, O.H. Parkey and Oma Lee Buck
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert J. Cutting of Granbury; one daughter and son-in-law, Ginny and Berney Beckworth of Granbury; childhood friend Dorothy Grace and her husband Pat of Crossett, Ark.; and numerous relatives and friends from Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Private services and entombment were Friday, August 4, 2000 in Holly Hills Memorial Park with Rev. Larry Dickson officiating. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Granbury Opera House Summer Intern program in care of Ginny Beckworth, 1421 Southtown Dr., Granbury, Tx., 76048. 

Margaret Jordan Cook
Margaret Jordan Cook of Granbury, a homemaker, died Sunday, August 6, 2000. She was 80.
Mrs. Cook was born March 6, 1920 in Fort Worth. She graduated from Mart High School in Mart and attended North Texas State Teachers College and Baylor University. She and her husband were residents of Bryan for 26 years prior to retiring in Granbury in 1993. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Granbury and a 56-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, Mart chapter # 109.
She was preceded in death by one son, Boyd Thomas Aringdale and her parents, Abbie and Tom Jordon.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Glenn J. Cook of Granbury; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Elizabeth Cook of Dallas; one grandson, Jordan Hays Cook of Dallas; one sister and brother in-law, Mary Evelyn and Howard Scott of Fort Worth; several cousins; her special friend and caregiver for four years, Mary Foust of Granbury; and a host of friends.
Services were Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at the First Baptist Church in Bryan with Rev. J.W. Kornegay officiating. Burial was in the College Station City Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. 

Elsie Lillian Breuss
Elsie Lillian Breuss of Granbury, a homemaker, died Sunday, August 6, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 80.
Mrs. Breuss was born September 14, 1919 in Moss, Norway. She was married to George Joseph Breuss. She was a member of the Lady Guild of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Granbury. She loved to play golf and cards.
She was preceded in death by one sister and her parents.
She is survived by her husband, George Breuss of Granbury; two sons, Terrance Tatje of Oswego, Ill., and Gary Tatje of Arlington Heights, Ill.; one daughter, Jerilyn Tatje of Oswego, Ill.; two stepsons, Tom Breuss of Virginia Beach, Va., and Jack Breuss of Dallas; three stepdaughters, Nancy Weiler of LaGrange, Ill., Pat Travis of Duncanville, and Sharon Breuss of Duncanville; two sisters, Helga O’Mahoney of Country Side, Ill., and Jeanette Esposito of Elkhorn, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services were today (Thursday, August 10, 2000) at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Granbury. Martin’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service is planned for Thursday, August 17, 2000 at St. Cletus Catholic Church in LaGrange, Ill. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to Scott and White Hospital Cancer Center in Temple or to Happy Hills Farm in Granbury. 

Jose ‘Joe’ Diaz Rodriquez
Jose "Joe" Diaz Rodriquez of Granbury, died Monday, August 7, 2000 in Granbury. He was 47.
Mr. Rodriquez was born December 27, 1952 in Big Spring. He married Rose Ingram on May 27, 1977 in Stanton. He owned and operated Rodriquez Lawn care Service for several years. He was a member of the Granbury Church of God.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tomas and Juanta Rodriquez.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Rodriquez of Granbury; two sons, Joseph Rodriquez and Daniel Rodriquez, and daughter-in-law, Brandi all of Granbury; one daughter, Amy Rodriquez of Granbury; two brothers, Tomas Rodriquez of Summerset, and Oscar Rodriquez of San Antonio; five sisters, Eliria Sanchez, Elziria Hinojosa, Edillia Flores and Ermelinda Sanchez, all of Stanton and Erenestina Salgado of Spearman; and several nieces and nephews.
Services are today (Thursday, August 10, 2000) at the Granbury Church of God. Burial is at Granbury Cemetery. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David Abbott
David Abbott of Brownwood, died Saturday, August 5, 2000 in Proctor. He was 49.
Mr. Abbott was born July 25, 1951 in Brady. He operated Abbott Pest Control in Brownwood with his mother, Juanita Abbott for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Juanita Abbott.
He is survived by two sons, Garrett Harmsen and Jordon Hamsen, both of Austin; two daughters, Jamie Thompson and son-in-law, Wes of Granbury, and Jennifer Eisenbach of San Angelo; one brother, Gary Abbott and sister-in-law, Linda of Brownwood; and four grandchildren.
Memorial service will be Saturday, August 12, 2000 at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury
Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Inez Davis Pace
Inez Davis Pace of Granbury, a homemaker, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 84.
Mrs. Pace was born May 17, 1916 in Greenway, Ark. She attended Harding University in Searcy, Ark. and was a school teacher. She married William Bailey Pace of Valley View on Christmas Eve 1939. In 1946, after her husband’s discharge from the U.S. Army, the couple moved to Ascuncion, Paraquay where Mr. Pace worked for the Agency for International Development, a part of the U.S. State Department. During his career with the State Department they lived in Peru, South Korea, Nicaragua, Honduras, Equador and Washington, D.C. They moved to Granbury in 1969 after he retired and lived in deCordova Bend Estates. She was a member of the Granbury Church of Christ.
Mrs. Pace was known for her boundless energy, her generous heart and her concern for people. She always showed a zest for life whether hosting a diplomatic dinner for then Vice President Richard Nixon and wife Pat, or reading to residents at the Granbury Nursing Center. Her love of family was only exceeded by her love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She touched many lives in a positive way, and she will be a lasting memory of kindness and humor to all that knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William Bailey Pace of Granbury; one daughter, Debbie Haller and son-in-law Bill of Weatherford; one sister and brother-in-law, Helen Dover and husband Reg of Grand Bay, Ala; three grandchildren, Evan Haller and Mark Haller of College Station, and Mary Pace Haller of Weatherford; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Services are today (Oct. 19, 2000) at 10:30 a.m. in Wiley Funeral Home with Dr. Stan Reid and Chris Frizzell officiating. Burial will be in Acton Cemetery. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

AJ Henning
AJ Henning of Hillsboro, retired from Eastman Kodak, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000 in Hillsboro. He was 77.
Mr. Henning was the father and father-in-law of Sandi McRae and husband Tom of Granbury.
Services were Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000 in the Marshall and Marshall Chapel in Hillsboro with Rev. Kenneth James officiating. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to Happy Hill Farm, 3846 N. Hwy. 144, Granbury, Texas 76048.

Carl Raymond Silvers
Carl Raymond Silvers of Stephenville, a carpenter, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000. He was 71.
Mr. Silvers was the brother and brother-in-law of Dorothy and Charles Lynch of Granbury.

Ralph Morgan 
Ralph Morgan of Monahans, a retired pumper, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000. He was 76.
Mr. Morgan was the brother of Ikey Morgan of Tolar.
Memorial services were Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000 in Harkey Funeral Chapel. 

Hazel Klock
Hazel Klock of Granbury, a retired registered nurse, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000 in Granbury. She was 93.
Mrs. Klock was born Feb. 16, 1907 in Jenny Lind, Ark. She married Basil I. Klock Oct. 22, 1940 in Long Island, N.Y. and was a member of the Episcopal Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Natasha and Bob Hobart of Granbury; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
No local funeral services are planned. Wiley Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Guy W. McCarty Jr.
Guy W. McCarty Jr. of Abilene, a businessman and community servant, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 in Abilene. He was 77.
Mr. McCarty was the nephew of Maureen Gist of Granbury.
Services are today (Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000) at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Episcopal with Rev. J. Scott Mayer and Rev. Rosemary P. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 4601 Hartford, Abilene, Texas 79605 and Windcrest Alzheimer’s Care Center, 6050 Hospital Drive, Abilene, Texas 79606. 

Jeanette Sue Padenthien
Jeanette Sue Padenthien of Granbury, a homemaker, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 in Granbury. She was 61.
Mrs. Padenthien was born Sept. 25, 1939 in Bowie. She married Alan Arthur Padenthien April 8, 1955 in Weatherford.
She is survived by her husband, Al Padenthien: three daughters, Sheila Willard, Gayle Pressley and Sue Ann Roe; one son, Alan L. Padenthien; her mother, Doris Lambert; one sister, Linda Thompson; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are today (Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000) at 2 p.m. at Laurel Land Cemetery in Crowley with Rev. Jerry Lindsey officiating. Martin’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Evart
Patricia Evert of Granbury, a retired school teacher, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000 in Granbury She was 75.
Mrs. Evart was born April 7, 1925 in Ferndale, Calif. Her parents were Walter and Anne Slissman. She graduated from Ursuline High School and Santa Rosa Junior College with associates of arts degree, and San Francisco State University with a bachelor of arts degree, with honors. She retired from teaching after 30 years but continued to work as a volunteer at Rincon Valley’s Whited School. She was a former member and past president of Santa Rosa Business and Professional Women’s Club and a former member and past president of Rose Red Chapter Children’s Home Society. She was a charter member of St. Eugene’s Cathedral and served as organist for over 30 years and was an active member of the Marian Guild.
She is survived by her son, Robert Evart and wife Becky of Granbury; two grandchildren, Nate Evart and Ben Evart, both of Granbury; and many devoted cousins.
Services will be conducted in Santa Rosa, Calif. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Merle Hart Watson
Mary Merle Hart Watson of Fort Worth, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 in Fort Worth. She was 88.
Mrs. Watson was the sister of Peggy Kuykendall of Granbury.
Services were Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 in Thompson’s Haverson and Cole Funeral Home in Fort Worth with Rev. Don Scott officiating. Burial was private.

Martha Louise Duree
Martha Louise Duree of Glen Rose, a seamstress and decorator, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000 in Glen Rose. She was 88.
Mrs. Duree was the grandmother of Morris Duree and Rodney Duree of Granbury. She and her husband Orville Duree lived in Granbury for a number of years and attended the Church of the Nazarene in Granbury.
Services were Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000 in the Church of the Nazarene in Waurika, Okla. with Rev. Nancy Adler officiating.

Ella Mae Vaughn
Ella Mae Vaughn of Granbury, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2000 in Granbury. She was 91.
Mrs. Vaughn was born March 6, 1909 in Nashoba, Okla. She married Alvin W. Vaughn April 22, 1978 in Granbury and was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her husband, Alvin W. Vaughn of Granbury; three sons, David Pendergras of Glen Rose, Wade Pendergras of Fort Worth, and Kenneth Pendergras of Lipan; two daughters, Willie Mae West of Hamilton, and Jean Magar of Granbury; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 in Martin’s Funeral Chapel in Granbury with Rev. Frank Harris officiating. Burial was in the Acton Cemetery. Martin’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Jeremy Jon Dunn
Jeremy Jon Dunn of Granbury, a manager at Bodicious Barbecue Resturant, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 in Granbury. He was 26.
Mr. Dunn was born Nov. 17, 1973 in El Paso. He lived there for 18 years and later attended college in Altus, Okla.. In 19e5 he moved to Granbury to be near his family. He attended Weatherford College.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lee and Margarate Dunn.
He is survived by his parents, Rickie and Darla Dunn of Granbury; one son, Bailey Jon Dunn of Granbury; Bailey’s mother, Renee Watson of Mount View, Okla; one brother, Jacob Dunn; one sister, Jan-Margarate Dunn of Granbury; maternal granparents, James and Theda Deaver of Granbury; grandfather; Bob Reese of Mount View, Okla.; girlfriend, Andi Warner; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services are today (Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000) at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Granbury. 
The family suggests memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Granbury, Outreach and Mission.

Kathleen Tuomi
Kathleen Tuomi of Lipan, a homemaker, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 in Granbury. She was 86.
Mrs. Tuomi was born Nov. 25, 1913 in Kaufman County. She married Woodrow McClean in 1943 in Austin. She married Larry Tuomi in 1985 in Las Vegas. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lipan.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Woodrow McClellan and Larry Tuomi.
She is survived by one daugher and son-in-law, Debbie and Ben Win of Lipan; three grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many friends.
Graveside services are today (Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000) at 2 p.m. at Hill Cemetery in Lipan. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Glen Eskel Mehaffey
Glen Eskel Mehaffey of Granbury, a retired insurance agent and artist, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000 in Granbury. He was 83.
Mr. Mehaffey was born March 15, 1917 in Comanche. He married Rubye Lee Pell June 7, 1941 in DeLeon and served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and had lived in Granbury since 1978. He was an independent insurance agent and avid golfer. He was a painter and won first place at the Texas State Fair in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Rubye Lee Mehaffey of Granbury; two sons; Louis Mehaffey of Rowlett, and Stephen Mehaffey of Granbury; one daughter, Nell Farmer of Garland; three grandchildren, Nancy Rossner, Garrett Mehaffey and Bobbie Jackson; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services are today (Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000) at 10 a.m. in Martin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury with Rev. Hiram Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Holly Hills Memorial Park. Martin’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Ed Rose
Ed Rose of Megargel, a self employed welder, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000. He was 71.
Mr. Rose was the father of Leo Smith and Kathy Olney, both of Granbury.
Services were Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 in the Lunn Funeral Home with Harvey McQueen officiating. Burial was in the Megargel Cemetery.

Bernadine Jo Hitt
Bernadine Jo Hitt of Granbury died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 in Granbury. She was 48.
Mrs. Hitt was born May 24, 1952 in Keokuk, Iowa, and her parents were James and Ruth Hawkins Smith. She was a member of the Brazos River Baptist Church. 
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Max Hitt of Granbury; two sons, Jared A. Hitt and Owen R. Hitt, both of Granbury; one daughter, Tawny W. Hitt of Sacramento, Calif; one brother, Craig Smith of Barstow, Calif; and one sister, Cindy Kajmura of Sacramento, Calif.
Services were Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000 in the Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury with Rev. Joe Phillips officiating. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Harold D. Wilka 
Harold D. Wilka of Stamford, a retired farmer and former owner of Western Auto in Stamford, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 in Stamford. He was 92.
Mr. Wilka was the brother of Frances Shropshire of Granbury.
Services were Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 in the First Baptist Church in Stamford with Rev. T.C. Melton officiating. Burial was in Highland Memorial Cemetery.

James C. ‘Jim’ Gallagher
James C "Jim" Gallagher of Rainbow, a retired traffic controller, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 in Granbury. He was 77.
Mr. Gallagher was born Feb. 2, 1923 in Manhattan, Kan. And married Ellen Woodard Oct. 25, 1947 in Metz, France. He severed in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was an air traffic controller at the old Amon Carter (Greater Southwest) Airport and at Love Field in Dallas. He lived in the Glen Rose area since 1980.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ellen Gallagher.
He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Michalik of Palacios, and Sallie Miles of Leonard; three sons, Tom Gallagher of New Braunfels, Charles Gallagher of Granbury, and Crocker Gallagher of The Woodlands; stepmother, Kay Gallagher of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother and sister-in-law, Jerold and Donna Gallagher of Tuscon, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 at 11 a.m. at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Burial will be in Squaw Creek Cemetery in Rainbow. Wiley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. 

Zena Maurine Miller
Zena Maurine Grammer Miller of Bolivar, Mo., a homemaker, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000 in Springfield, Mo. She was 95.
Mrs. Miller was born Jan. 17, 1905 in Acton. She was the daughter of Oscar and Bess Stribling Grammer. She graduated from Granbury High School and attended Texas Wesleyan College.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 at 11 a.m. in the Tolar Baptist Church.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Tolar Baptist Church, the Texas Baptist Offering for World Hunger or World Missions through the First Baptist Church, Bolivar, Mo. 65613.

Andrew Michalek
Andrew Michalek of Granbury, a retired auto body repairman, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000 in Granbury. He was 82.
Mr. Michalek was born May 30, 1918 in Homer City, Pa. He married Antoinette Cihak Nov. 12, 1943 in New York City, N.Y. He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was a member of the James McCartney VFW Post # 6765, the post commander for five years, and district commander for one year.
He was preceded in death by one son, Andrew Michalek Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Antoinette Michalek of Granbury; two sons, Carl Michalek of Kingwood, and Wayne Michalek of Granbury; one daughter, Ellen Schmidt of Humble; one brother, Thomas Michalek of Florida.; three sisters, Sophie White and Alice Enyart, both of Florida., and Mary Jane Michalek of Texas; three grandchildren, Robert Schmidt Jr., Charles Michalek and Todd Schmidt; and one great-grandchild, Andrew Schmidt. 
No services are planned. Martin’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Donald E. ‘Joe’ Scott Sr.
Donald E. "Joe" Scott Sr. of Granbury, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000 in Granbury. He was 73.
Mr. Scott served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the USS Louisville in the South Pacific. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 40 years and was a resident of Granbury for 32 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mona Scott of Granbury; one daughter, Vicki Harrell and husband, Jim of Gladewater; two sons, Donald E. "Chip" Scott Jr. of Fort Worth, and John H. Scott of Granbury; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Corene Shockley, Donna and Tommy Wesberry, and Juanita and Daniel Grmela, all of Fort Worth; two brothers-in-law Ralph Reeves of Saginaw and William Reeves and wife, Phyliss of Weatherford; one sister-in-law, Juanell Eisen of Lakeside; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services were Monday, Oct 9, 2000 in the Temple Hall United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Long Creek Cemetery. Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to Lion Hospice, 421 W. Harwood, Hurst, Texas 76054 or Temple Hall United Methodist Church.

James ‘Jack’ Emerson Jr.
James "Jack" Emerson Jr. of Anson, a farmer, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2000 in Anson. He was 87.
Mr. Emerson was the brother of Harold Emerson of Granbury.
Services were Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 in the First Baptist Church in Anson with Rev. Lee Welch officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Leslie Andrew ‘Andy’ Kimbrell
Leslie Andrew "Andy" Kimbrell of Early, a retired electrical engineer, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000 in Temple. He was 78.
Mr. Kimbrell was the father of Rev. Ronald Kimbrell of Granbury.
Services were Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 in the Williams Springs Church of God in Stewart, Miss. Burial was in the Williams Springs Cemetery.


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