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Published Dec. 18, 1996

Oscar J. Adcock Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Oscar Johnson Adcock Jr., 80, a retired general supervisor at General Dynamics, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Arlington. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Oscar Johnson Adcock Jr. was born April 21, 1916, in Merkel. He retired from General Dynamics after 35 years. He was married to Loraine McGaughy Adcock 58 years. He was a longtime member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, where he served as an elder and classroom teacher.

Survivors: Wife, Jimmie Loraine Adcock of Fort Worth; sons, Donnie Ray Adcock of Crowley and John Michael Adcock of Joshua; daughters, Jimmie Yvonne Gill of Fort Worth, Deborah Sue Tidwell of Crowley and Monteen Mulcahy of Kennedale; brother, Waymon Adcock of Merkel; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Mount Olivet Funeral Home
2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 831-0511

Joe R. Anderson
GRAHAM -- Joe R. Anderson, 72, retired owner of Graham Wire Rope, died Monday at a Wichita Falls hospital.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. today at Morrison Funeral Home in Graham. Burial: Pioneer Cemetery in Graham.

Joe R. Anderson was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Rogers.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

Vickie Applegate
GODLEY -- Vickie Applegate, 47, a homemaker, died Monday in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in Godley Cemetery.

Vickie Applegate was born June 12, 1949, in Cleburne.

Martin's Funeral Home
Cleburne, (817) 558-3250

Mamie J. Arnett
FORT WORTH -- Mamie Jewel Arnett, formerly of Rule, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Rule. Officiating: Larry Rose and the Rev. J.R. Williams. Burial: Rule Cemetery.

Memorials: Rule Volunteer Fire Department, in lieu of flowers.

Mamie Jewel Arnett was preceded in death by her husband, A.B. Arnett Sr., and a son, John H. Arnett.

Survivors: Sons, A.B. Arnett Jr. of Rule and Norman Arnett of Rotan; daughter, Martha Rose of Fort Worth; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchil- dren.

Holden-McCauley Funeral Home
Haskell, (817) 864-2151

Gregory L. Banaszynski
ARLINGTON -- Gregory L. Banaszynski, 47, a Georgia Pacific employee, died Saturday in Texas as the result of an accident.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Marnocha Funeral Home in Pulaski, Wis.

Mr. Banaszynski was a former resident of Pulaski.

Survivors: Wife, Joanne; children; parents; brothers; and sisters.

Marnocha Funeral Home
Pulaski, Wis., (414) 822-3221

Jose A. Bosquez
FORT WORTH -- Jose A. Bosquez, 65, an accountant, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Rosary: 6 tonight at the funeral home. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight.

Jose A. Bosquez was born Aug. 23, 1931, in Del Rio. He was a member of American G.I. Forum and the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors: Wife, Lidia R. Bosquez; daughters, Lydia Elva Bosquez, Laura Z. Bosquez, Josefina A. Huertas and her husband, Miguel, and Alejandra M. Robles; brothers, Ramon Bosquez Jr., Mario Bosquez, Jesus Bosquez and Reynoldo Bosquez; grandchildren, Derek Ian Bosquez, Adrian Corrizales, Joseph Aaron Huertas, Adam M. Huertas and Mark A. Ortiz; numerous nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Bonnie Youngs, Rebecca Neff and Consuelo Martin.

He will be remembered for his love and kindness to children.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

I. Allen Burr
RUNAWAY BAY -- I. Allen Burr, 79, a retired independent oil and gas producer for Almar Production Co., died Monday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at Runaway Bay Community Church. Burial: Eternal Oaks Cemetery at Runaway Bay.

Memorials: Family Service Hospice of Runaway Bay or Runaway Bay Community Church.

I. Allen Burr was born Nov. 27, 1917, in Canon City, Colo.

Survivors: Wife of 33 years, Marion Burr of Runaway Bay; sons, Jack Burr of Seabrook and Paul, Tyler and John Burr, all of Houston; daughters, Beverly Wagner of Carrollton and Barbara Macomb of Runaway Bay; brother, W.W. Burr of Houston; sisters, Dorothy Jones of Corsicana and Marilyn Slavik of Los Alamos, N.M.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Janite R. Carey
EULESS -- Janite R. Jackson Carey, 54, a certified legal tech, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Guardian Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.

Janite Carey was born Aug. 20, 1942, in Maypearl, Texas.

Survivors: Sons, Gregory and wife, Rose Blanton, of Carrollton and Michael Blanton of Fort Worth; daughter, Teresa and husband, Ray Baxter, of Hurst; mother, Myrtle Jackson of Euless; brother, Jerry and wife, Karen Jackson, of North Richland Hills; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Guardian Funeral Home
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Herbert C. Chandler
ARLINGTON -- Herbert C. Chandler, 83, a retired machinist, died Tuesday at home in Arlington.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Harrell Funeral Home in Dublin. Burial: Comyn Cemetery in Comyn.

Harrell Funeral Home
Dublin, Texas, (817) 445-3311

Howard C. Christian
FORT WORTH -- Howard Chase Christian, 86, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrews Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Rosary: 7 tonight at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: Music Department of St. Andrews Catholic Church, the Diabetes Foundation or the Organ Restoration Fund at University United Methodist Church.

Howard Chase Christian was born Oct. 2, 1910, in Fort Worth. He was a World War II veteran, communications officer and electrical engineer. He was a musician and played the violin and viola for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in the 1930s. He was former music director for St. Patrick Cathedral, director of the Col's Manchester Players -- an opera group -- and was a composer and member of the American Guild of Organists. He was a ham radio operator (KA5MCU) and was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Lee Love Christian.

Survivors: Son, Robert Howard Christian of Denver; daughters, Nancy Christian Holloman of Baltimore and Karen Christian Ario of Fort Worth; sister, Helen Chase Stancoff of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Joseph F. Padian of Baltimore and Lyssa Erin Kolb and Jacob Paul Kolb, both of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Howard E. Conkling Sr.
AZLE -- Howard E. Conking Sr., 83, a retired electrical contractor, died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at White's Funeral Home in Azle.

Howard E. Conkling Sr. was born Dec. 29, 1912, in Walters, Okla.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

B. Michael Cummings
FORT WORTH -- B. Michael Cummings, 56, an attorney with Mehl, Williams, Cummings & Grace, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Thursday at Southside Church of Christ. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

Memorials: Pantry Ministry, Southside Church of Christ, 2101 Hemphill, Fort Worth, Texas 76110; B. Michael Cummings Charitable Service Fund, in care of Christian Care Center Inc., 1000 Wiggins Parkway, Mesquite, Texas 75150; or Institute for Christian Studies, 1909 University Blvd., Austin 78705.

B. Michael Cummings was born Jan. 29, 1940, in Hill County and had lived in Fort Worth most of his life. He graduated from Abilene Christian University and the University of Texas School of Law in 1965.

Mr. Cummings practiced law in Fort Worth for 31 years with the lawn firm of Mehl, Williams, Cummings & Grace. He was active in the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Probate Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He was also a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

Mike was a longtime member of Southside Church of Christ, where he served for many years as a deacon and, more recently, as an elder of the congregation. Mike was a board member of the Trinity River Authority for 14 years, holding various offices, including that of president. He was also a trustee of Christian Care Centers Inc., an organization of senior retirement centers. On Dec. 14, 1996, the personal care apartment wing at Lakewood Village Retirement Community, Fort Worth, was named in his honor.

Mike also served for many years on the advisory and development board of the Institute for Christian Studies in Austin.

Survivors: Wife of 36 years, Kaye Cummings; son, John M. Cummings and his wife, Kory, of Fort Worth; daughter, Celeste Kay Cummings of Dallas; sister, Carolyn Hutchison and her husband, Hollis, of Arlington; granddaughter, Katherine Cummings; aunts, Lorene Harwell, Margie Frederick and Jean Frederick; father-in-law, J.C. Mansker of Mesquite; sister-in-law, Patsy Capps and her husband, Bill; and numerous cousins.

Thompson's Harveson & Cole
702 Eighth Ave., 336-0345

Verne R. Ellis
JOSHUA -- Verne R. "Chief" Ellis, 67, a law enforcement officer, died Sunday at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Blessing Funeral Home in Mansfield. Burial: Mansfield Cemetery in Mansfield.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Foundation.

Verne Ellis was born May 30, 1929, in Schenectady, N.Y. At the age of 12 he moved to Texas. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin State College in 1958 with a degree in psychology. Mr. Ellis then attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he earned a degree in music and education in 1960. In 1962, he heard a different calling into the field of law enforcement, wherein he started working as a reserve officer for the Arlington Police Department. In or about 1963, Mr. Ellis began working for the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant. In the early 1970s, Mr. Ellis was hired as the chief of police in Mansfield, where he stayed for several years. In 1979, Mr. Ellis graduated from the National FBI Academy and then went on to become the chief of police in Corsicana. Upon leaving Corsicana, he accepted the job as chief investigator for the Hillsboro Police Department. In 1992, Mr. Ellis was hired as the chief of police in Joshua. After several years with the city of Joshua he then took the job as the chief investigator for the Joshua Police Department.

Mr. Ellis was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 331 in Mansfield, the Optimists Club of Joshua and First Baptist Church of Joshua.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Boots, on Feb. 29, 1996.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Richard and Karyl of Joshua, David and Mindy of Mansfield and Timothy and Leslie of Arlington; brother, Ray Ellis of Abilene; grandchildren, Rachel, Rick, David Ray and Dwayne of Joshua and David, Stephanie, Andrew and Elizabeth of Mansfield; great-grandchild, Kyle of Joshua; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Norman L. Gentry
MANSFIELD -- Norman L. Gentry, 85, a farmer, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: Midlothian Cemetery in Midlothian. Visitation: 5 to 7 tonight.

Norman L. Gentry was born Sept. 12, 1911, in Italy, Texas.

Survivors: Wife, Elsie Ray Gentry of Mansfield; and sisters, Loucille Matthews of Cleburne and Louise Boyd of Plano.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

John E. Grisham
DE LEON -- John Ed Grisham, 67, a retired farmer and rancher, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church. Burial: De Leon Cemetery.

Survivors: Wife, Billie Jean Grisham; son, Wayne Grisham; daughters, Kathy Skaggs and Beverly Gates; brother, Charles Grisham; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Nowlin Funeral Home
De Leon, (817) 893-2021

Hazel N. Hammonds
FORT WORTH -- Hazel N. Hammonds, 78, a Fort Worth school district maintenance employee, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Hazel Hammonds was born June 6, 1918, in Commerce. He grew up in Commerce and served our country during World War II from 1940 to 1946 in the Marine Corps. He married his wife on April 24, 1948, and moved to Fort Worth. He was a member of Rosen Heights Baptist Church. In 1983, he retired from the Fort Worth school district after 27 years of service.

Survivors: Wife, Gladys Hammonds of Fort Worth; sons, Dale Luna, Larry Hammonds, Harry Hammonds, Robert Hammonds and Bryon Hammonds, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Karen Bernard of North Richland Hills; brother, James Hammonds of Pickton; sisters, Lena Farmer of Commerce and Edith Wilks of Hurst; grandchildren, Heather, Christopher, Justin and Jennifer; and several nieces and nephews.

Mount Olivet Funeral Home
2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 831-0511

Christopher D. Hartnett
HOUSTON -- Christopher Dalton Hartnett, 14, a freshman at St. Thomas High School in Houston, died peacefully at home Dec. 10 surrounded by family and his closest friends after a 10-month courageous struggle with bone cancer.

Memorials: Christopher Hartnett Scholarship Fund, St. Thomas High School, 4500 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77007.

Christopher Dalton Hartnett was born Feb. 12, 1982, in Fort Worth, the only child of Brenda Bailey Hartnett and Dalton Dennis Hartnett. He was a graduate of St. Cecilia Catholic School where he attended eight years. He excelled in academics and athletic activites. He was an honor student, received the Principal's Award, competed in the 1995 All Star East-West Football game and, while taking chemotherapy, placed llth in the statewide National Geographic Geography Bee. He was a varsity athlete in football and basketball. Other interests included being an altar server, an avid hunter and Notre Dame football fan. Christopher's family and friends remember his enduring faith, impeccable manners, keen sense of humor, boundless optimism and hope for the future.

As a sign of their prayers and support in the last week of his life, over 300 of Christopher's St. Thomas High School classmates and friends held a caroling and candlelight vigil in the front yard of his home. An inspiration to his classmates, Christopher was named honorary captain of the St. Thomas Varsity High School football team.

Survivors: He is remembered and honored by his devoted parents; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Katy Bailey of Austin; paternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Dalton Harnett of Fort Worth; and uncles, Leo, Jimmy and his wife, Linda, and Brian Hartnett.

He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

Earthman Tanglewood Funeral Home
Houston, (713) 785-3911

Marguerite Hobson
MINERAL WELLS -- Marguerite Hobson, 87, an Avon representative, died Monday in Lubbock.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells. Burial: Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Parker County.

Marguerite Hobson was born Aug. 13, 1909, in Melrose, New Mexico Territory.

Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422

Clara J. Holder
FORT WORTH -- Clara J. Holder, 75, a cook, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Clara Holder was born Jan. 12, 1921, in Pearl, Ill. She worked for Fireside Lodge as a cook for approximately eight years. She was a former employee of the Tandy Center for several years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin D. Holder, in December 1982, and a daughter, Thelma Beeler, in July 1994.

Survivors: Daughters, Joann Cooper of Fort Worth and Jean Terrovona of Azle; sisters, Ellen Smith and Bessie Marshall, both of Galesburg, Ill., and Bertha Jamison of Bowling Green, Mo.; six grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; and son-in-law, Glenn Beeler.

Mount Olivet Funeral Home
2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 831-0511

Virgie M. Huffaker
BURLESON -- Virgie Miller Huffaker, 84, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Noon Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Officiating: the Rev. Charles Payne and the Rev. Cory Smithee.

Virgie Huffaker was born June 3, 1912, in Hendersonville, Tenn. She was a member of Stepping Stone Family Church of Burleson.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Earl and Ollie Miller of Rio Vista, Paul and Lea Miller of Hillsboro, Jimmy and Beverly Miller of Burleson and Larry and Sharon Miller of Cleburne; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Kay and Buster Underwood of Burleson and Peggy and Tommie Reid of Crowley; brother, Albert Tittle of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Minnie Vandiver of Weatherford; 26 grandchildren; 49 great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth
7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350

William Lee
FORT WORTH -- William "Bill" Lee, 77, who retired from Lee Insurance Agency as a Farmers Insurance agent, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Shannon TCU Funeral Chapel. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

William Lee was born Sept. 16, 1919, in Waxahachie. He attended Paschal High School and graduated from SMU. He played professional baseball as a pitcher in the Texas and Louisiana League. He served in the Army from 1941 to 1945 as a staff sergeant.

After the war, while serving as a civilian attache, he met and married Ellinor Pohlmann in Frankfurt, Germany. He owned and operated the Lee Insurance Agency until retiring in 1992. He was loved and respected by his many clients.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellinor N. Lee, in 1980.

Bill's favorite pastime was spending time with his loyal dog companions, Fritz and Swartz.

Survivors: Sons, Robert L. Lee, Sherman B. Lee and William Frederick Lee, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Dagmar Baganz of Fort Worth; brother, James D. Lee of Jacksboro; grandchildren, Derek Lee, Sherman B. Lee II, Jason Baganz and Kristin Baganz; and a host of friends.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

Alice B. McCarthy
PENTWATER, Mich. -- Alice Burnelle McCarthy, 88, died Saturday in Hart, Mich.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Alice McCarthy was born Sept. 5, 1908, in Silsbee, Texas. She lived most of her life in Texas and moved to Michigan in 1968. She was an Episcopalian.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George McCarthy, and two daughters, Patricia Ann Hamlin and Mary Sue Simpson.

Survivors: Sons-in-law, Bert Simpson of Bonham and Fred Hamlin of Pentwater, Mich.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth
7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350

June Moore
ARLINGTON -- June Moore, 79, a homemaker, died Monday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

June Moore was born June 17, 1917, in Oklahoma.

Survivors: Husband, Lee Moore of Arlington; sons, Mike Moore of Kansas, Patrick Moore of Arkansas and Richard Moore of Arlington; daughters, Francis Kelly, Maria Wagstaff and Gretta Stout, all of Arlington, and Pamela Dittrich of Arizona; brother, Elmer Parker of Oklahoma; 18 grandchildren; and 26 great- grandchildren.

Moore Funeral Home
1219 N. Davis Drive, 275-2711

Angus P. Norman
FORT WORTH -- Angus "Gus" P. Norman, 87, a former employee of Montgomery Ward & Co., died Sunday at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Aledo. The Rev. Lee Brewer, pastor, will officiate. Burial: Brown Cemetery in Aledo.

Angus "Gus" P. Norman was born Feb. 12, 1909, in Van Zandt County. He served in the Navy in World War II from 1942 until 1944. He raised irises and was a member of the Triple LLL Club (Live Longer and Like It) for 25 years. He was loved by all who knew him. He was a beloved father, grandfather and great- grandfather. He was married to Estelle Sorrels Norman 57 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Aledo.

Survivors: Wife, Estelle Norman of Fort Worth; daughter, Susan Burkett of Fort Worth; granddaughter and her husband, Laura and Roger Fossett of Fort Worth; grandson, Kurt Gunter of Fort Worth; great-grandson, Alan Fossett of Fort Worth; sister, Lois Mae Skipper of Fort Worth; one niece; and three nephews.

White's Funeral Home
Weatherford, (817) 596-4811

Jake W. Perry
MINERAL WELLS -- Jake William Perry, 57, a retired plastic pipe production worker, died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: Was 2 p.m. Tuesday in Woodland Park Cemetery.

Jake William Perry was born Dec. 10, 1939, in Gilliland.

Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422

Emil J. Ragan
BURLESON -- Emil J. Ragan, 82, a self-employed house painter, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Chapel of the Chimes in Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Emil J. Ragan was born June 28, 1914, in Centerville, Okla. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Bell Ragan.

Survivors: Jimmie Ragan and his wife, Nancy Lee, of Ben Wheeler; daughter, Norma Jean Ragan of San Augustine; sister, Tama Searcy of Azle; grandchildren, Jimmie Ragan Jr., Shirley Thompson, Charlotte Murray, Steve Ragan and Georgina Pierson; and great- grandchildren, Lenny, Magan, Jennifer, Gregory, Gina, Douglas, Jessica, Mi- chael and Allan.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth
7100 Crowley Road, 293-1350

Joy B. Reda
BEDFORD -- Joy Bernice Reda, 86, a retired executive secretary for state government, died Monday in Bedford.

Memorial service: None scheduled.

Joy Reda was born Jan. 15, 1910, in Milo, Iowa.

Survivors: Sons, Rolland Moraine of Bedford and Keath A. Moraine of Omaha, Neb.; brother, Burl W. Shomaker of Kimberling City, Mo.; sister, Arlene Stebbins of Mesa, Ariz.; and seven grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Geraldine M. Stickel
FORT WORTH -- Geraldine M. Stickel, 75, a homemaker, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: No formal service. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum.

Geraldine M. Stickel was born Oct. 13, 1921, in Punxsutawney, Pa. She had lived in Fort Worth two years and formerly lived in Cleveland, Ohio, where she had resided most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Stickel, and a granddaughter, Heather Rose Carr.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Michael and Joyce Stickel of North Richland Hills and Vern K. and Marilyn Stickel and Robert John Stickel, all of Cleveland; daughters and son-in-law, Kathy and Charles Marquardt of River Oaks and Johnna Bryant of Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Bob Williams of Mesa; and 13 grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Eugene Tipton
HALTOM CITY -- Eugene "Tip" Tipton, 71, a retired cable repairman for Southwestern Bell, died Monday at a local hospital.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Eugene "Tip" Tipton was born April 13, 1925, in Temple. He retired from Southwestern Bell after 32 years of service. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the VFW. He was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and was a member of the Lutheran Church.

Survivors: Wife, Jackie Tipton of Haltom City; daughters, Karon Donelson of Fort Worth and Sharon Kouns of Euless; grandchildren, Jaci Homan, Julie Homan and Morgan Kouns; eight great- grandchildren; and three stepchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Dorothy S. Turner
EULESS -- Dorothy Snodgrass Turner, 89, a retired Mountain Bell Telephone supervisor, died Saturday in Bedford.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Park Hill United Methodist Church in Denver, Colo. Burial: Fairmount Cemetery.

Dorothy Snodgrass Turner was born Feb. 16, 1907, in Dallas. She retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Co. and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Survivors: Sons, Charles Trichka of Euless and Allan "Frosty" Snodgrass of Thornton, Colo.; grandchildren, Richard Trichka of Lakewood, Colo., Leslie Berry of Denver and Scooter Snodgrass and Kim Snodgrass, both of Thornton; and eight great-grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Mary E. West
FORT WORTH -- Mary Ethel West, 64, a homemaker, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. today at Cross Timber Baptist Church.

Mary Ethel West was born June 24, 1932, in Rio Vista.

Survivors: Husband, Francis D. West of Fort Worth; son, Billy West of Beebe, Ark.; daughter, Betty George of Sanger; brother, Henry Moseley of Oregon City, Ore.; sister, Flossie Anderson of Lubbock; and three grandchildren.

Baumgardner Funeral Home
Crowley, 297-1116

Phillip L. White
WEATHERFORD -- Phillip L. White, 72, died Monday in a local hospital.

Memorial service: Will be scheduled later.

Phillip L. White was born in Quitman on Nov. 12, 1924. He was retired from the Air Force. Mr. White had resided in Parker County since 1977. He was a member of the American Legion Post 297, Air Force Sergeants Association and Horseshoe Bend Country Club. He was an avid golfer.

Survivors: Wife, Evelyn White of Weatherford; sisters, Jewel Nelson of Longview and Mary Parisy and Frances Parisy, both of Shreveport, La.; brother, M.L. White of Dardenelle, Ark.; and stepdaughters, Carol Vance of Eagle River, Ark., and Lynn Unkert of Arlington.

White's Funeral Home
Weatherford, (817) 596-4811

Mabel L. Wyatt
FORT WORTH -- Mabel L. Wyatt, 90, a homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mabel Wyatt, a lifelong Fort Worth resident, was born July 18, 1906. She and her husband owned and operated W.R. Hill Grocery and Market on South Main. For many years, she worked as a waitress at the Hotel Texas, now the Radisson. Mrs. Wyatt was a longtime member of the American Legion. The youngest girl of her family, she has outlived them all.

She was preceded in death by her family.

Mount Olivet Funeral Home
2301 N. Sylvania Ave., 831-0511

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