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Published Dec. 23, 1996

Zenne H. Burrough
FORT WORTH -- Zenne Harris Burrough, 96, a retired school teacher, died Friday in Las Vegas, Nev.

Memorial service: To be held later in Bellevue, Wash. Burial: In Bellevue.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Zenne Burrough was born Nov. 12, 1900, in Sand Point, Idaho. She lived most of her life in Washington state.

She was preceded in death in 1976 by her husband, Edward Lewis Burrough.

Survivors: Daughters, Sue Shelton and husband, Bill, of Fort Worth and Jane Burrough of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchilden, Leslie Young and husband, Curtis of Colleyville, Douglas Shelton and wife, Lindy, of Saginaw; great-grandchildren, Parker, Sean and Keller Shelton, all of Saginaw, and Michael and Katherine Young of Colleyville.

Jeremy Burton
GRANBURY -- Jeremy Burton, 21, a field operator for AMUD, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Martin's Chapel in Granbury. Burial: Stroud Creek Cemetery in Tolar.

Mr. Burton was born Dec. 14, 1975, in El Cajon, Calif., and had been a resident of Granbury for 1 1/2 years. He was a former resident of Tolar and was a 1995 graduate of Tolar High School. He had worked for AMUD since 1995. He married Tabitha Matzen on Feb. 17, 1996, in Granbury.

Survivors: Wife, Tabitha Burton of Granbury; son, Zackery Burton of Granbury; parents, Eddy and Pam Burton of Tolar; brothers, Clint Burton and Matt Watson, both of Tolar; sister, Emily Burton of Tolar; grandparents, Harold and Clara Billings of Tolar, and Bob and Vera Watson of Berclair; and great- grandparents, Charlie and Eloise Adams of Rockport.

Martin's Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-1154

Pierce L. Cargile
FORT WORTH -- Pierce L. Cargile, 73, a retired construction worker for Pierce L. Cargile Construction, died Sunday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Mr. Cargile was born Jan. 30, 1923, in McKinney.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Jo Cargile of Fort Worth; sister, Lucretia Moser of Brownsville; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Fanniebel Carpenter
HALTOM CITY-- Fanniebel Carpenter, 77, a homemaker, died Saturday in North Richland Hills.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. today at Bourland Cemetery in Keller.

Memorials: Vitas Healthcare Corp.

Fanniebel Carpenter was born July 31, 1919, in Keller. She was a member of the AARP and the Fort Worth Police Women's Auxiliary.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Ann Carpenter of Haltom City; sister, Geraldine Driver of Haltom City; grandchild, Karen Ann Parker of Coppell; great-grandchildren, Garret James Parker, Taylor Ann Parker and Lauren Alicia Parker, all of Coppell, and several nieces and nephews..

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

Roy R. Clayton
CHICO -- Roy Reno Clayton, 68, a retired oil field pumper, died Sunday at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Morris Memorial United Methodist Church in Chico. Burial: Chico Cemetery.

Mr. Clayton was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Bryson.

He was a lay speaker, Sunday school teacher and member of Morris Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a member of the United Methodist Men.

Survivors: Wife, Grace Clayton of Chico; son, Tom Lasiter of Fort Worth; daughters, Cindy Young of Decatur, Peggy Holt of Euless; five grandchildren, Donald Holt, Angela Reyna, Jeremy Young, Ben Young and Amy Holt; two great-grandchildren, Austin Holt and Chance Reyna; and several nieces and nephews.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Maudina H. Coffman
RIVER OAKS -- Maudina Hortense Coffman, 91, a homemaker, died today at a local care center.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday in Cottondale Cemetery in Wise County.

Maudina Coffman was born Oct. 31, 1905, in Bridgeport.

She had been a River Oaks resident since 1942.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Coffman and a daughter, Jo Ann Abel.

Survivors: Daughters, Pat Waits, Roberta Johanson, both of Fort Worth; brother, Justin Bingham of Austin; sister, Margaret Roberts of Azuza, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Hwy., 237-3341

Howard E. Cook
FORT WORTH-- Howard E. Cook, 75, a retired laundryman, died Saturday at a Fort Worth nursing center.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Page Cemetery in Burns Flat, Okla.

Howard E. Cook was born Oct. 12, 1921, in Clarendon.

Clayton Kay Funeral Home
Alvarado, (817) 783-3062

Mary B.C. Davis
WEATHERFORD -- Mary Beth Carroll Davis, 76, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials: Weatherford Public Library and American Heart Association.

Mary Davis was born Feb. 17, 1920, in Weatherford.

Survivors: Son, Jerry Tanner of Weatherford; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2747

Lois G. Dearing
FORT WORTH -- Lois Geivett Dearing, 68, a a retired Southwestern Bell telephone operator, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. today at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Home. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Hospice, 1349 Empire Central, Dallas, Texas 75247.

Lois Dearing was born July 29, 1928, in Kansas City, Mo. She worked in telephone operations with Southwestern Bell for 33 years before retiring in 1982. Survivors: Husband, Robert W. Dearing; daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Louis Cunningham of Arlington; sisters, Eleanor Thomas, Ginny Tingle, both of Fort Worth; and granddaughter, Lauren Cunningham of Arlington.

Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel
7301 E. Lancaster Ave., 451-3333

Donald P. Donahower
FORT WORTH -- Donald P. Donahower, 77, a retired window cleaning service owner, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. today at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Donahower was born Oct. 8, 1919.

He was a member of The Optimist Club.

He was preceded in death by brother, Ronald Donahower and sister, Thelma Brenning.

Survivors: Wife, Nina Donahower of Arlington; daughter and son-in-law, Janet Ann and Tom Staab of Colo.; brother, Gene Donahower of Oregon; and grandchild, Stacey Staab of Overland Park, Kan.

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

Bobby G. Frazier
FORT WORTH -- Bobby Gene Frazier, 64, a retired paint contractor, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Frazier was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Hollis, Okla.

He served in the Coast Guard from 1950 to 1956. He worked as a paint contractor for a number of years before retiring in 1995.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Matthews on March 4, 1995.

He will greatly missed by: Survivors: Wife, Evelyn Frazier of Fort Worth; sons, Larry Lawler of Granbury, Lyndon Lawler of Bedford, Leslie Lawler of Fort Worth; daughter, Kathy Liebig of Fort Worth; mother, Ruby Frazier of Fort Worth; brother, Billy Frazier of Saginaw; sister, Helen Kennedy of Arlington; nine grandchildren; one niece; two nephews; and numerous cousins, all who loved him dearly.

He was known to all as "Fuzzy" and to his grandchildren as "Beloved Papa."

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

Donald W. Goodman
WIMBERLEY -- Brig. Gen. Donald Wayne Goodman, 64, who retired from the Air Force, joined the Lord Dec. 14, 1996.

Funeral: Was at First Baptist Church in Wimberley. Burial: Was with full military honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Memorials: The family has requested in place of usual remembrances, memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society for cancer research or the Wimberley Emergency Medical Service.

General Goodman, who was born July 22, 1932, in Aberdeen, S.D., was a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He served nearly 36 years in the Air Force. At his retirement from active duty, he was chief of staff, Defense Intelligence Agency and commander of the United States Military Attache System. He was awarded numerous citations and medals including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Combat Readiness Medal, The Air Force Commendation Medal, The Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, The Bronze Star Medal, The Defense Superior Service Medal, the Meritorious Service medal, and The Legion of Merit.

General and Mrs. Goodman chose to retire in Wimberley in 1991. He was a faithful servant of God and devoted to his church family, served as post commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6441 in Wimberley, as well as many other committees in the community.

The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to their many friends and especially to the congregation of First Baptist Church. Special gratitude to pastors, J.B. Young, Robert Rayner, and Bennie Craver.

Survivors: His loving wife, Ivalene Jarrard Goodman of Wimberley; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and David Emerson and their children, Stephanie, Michael, and Kimberly of Friendswood; daughter, Cynthia Goodman of Millersville, Mo., and her son, Cory Fey of Irving; daughter and son-in-law, Della Goodman and Henry Hammond of San Francisco, Calif., and her son, Grant Marek of Palm Springs, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Gary Easley of Grapevine; mother, Emma Goodman of Oceanside, Calif.; brother and sister- in-law, Jerry and Val Goodman and family of Oceanside; and a host of relatives and family.

Thomason Funeral Home
San Marcos, (512) 396-2300

Roy D. Hardison
BURLESON -- Roy D. Hardison, a district claims manager, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Roy was born in Waco and graduated from school there. He later moved to Dallas and attended school before being offered the position of claims manager for the Maryland Casualty Company. He was with them for 32 years before retiring in 1989. He headed the offices and was in charge of the district.

Roy became a Christian when he was 20 years old, was baptized and became a member of the First Baptist Church of Dallas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Burleson at the time of his death. He was a member of Granbury Masonic Lodge and Moslah Shrine.

Survivors: Wife of over 50 years, Theo Jo Hardison of Burleson; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Tommy Lee of Santa Clarita, Calif.; grandchildren, Tommy Lee, Kevin Lee and Blake Lee, all of Santa Clarita Calif.; and nephew, Milton Padgett of Duncanville.

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

William Havens
FORT WORTH-- William "Bill" Havens, 77, a retired electrician for Stewart Engineering, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at the Church of Christ in Strawn. Burial: Brad Cemetery.

William Havens was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Atoka, Oklahoma.

Edwards Funeral Home
Strawn, (817) 672-5231

T. J. Hogan
AZLE -- T. J. Hogan, 71, a retired property control attendant, died Saturday in Azle.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Briar. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Mr. Hogan was born Oct. 15, 1925, in Haywood, Okla.

Survivors: Wife, Maxine Hogan of Azle; son, Michael Wayne Hogan of Newark; daughters, Judy Arnold of Fort Worth, Debbie Hebert of Springtown, Nancy Black of Azle; sisters, Clara Bell of Elk City, Okla., Ida Holister of Franchini, Calif., Johnnie Hawkins of Holister, Calif.; nine grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Dovie R. Holt
CLEBURNE -- Dovie Rogers Holt, 85, a retired Kimbell Cannery, now Winn- Dixie Cannery Worker, died Saturday in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. today in Bishop Cemetery in Lipan.

Dovie Holt was born Feb. 5, 1911, in Covington.

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

George H. Iles
BRECKENRIDGE-- George H. "Poe Boy" Iles, 63, a retired paint and body worker and rancher, died Saturday at a Fort Worth Hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Monday at Necessity Cemetery.

Memorials: Kidney Foundation.

George H. Iles was born May 22, 1933, in Graham.

Morehart Mortuary
Breckenridge, (817) 559-5421

M. Louise Jipp
DALLAS -- M. Louise Jipp, 94, died Saturday at a Dallas nursing home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Alzheimer Association, PO Box 9709, Fort Worth 76147.

Mrs. Jipp was born Dec. 27, 1901. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and a charter member of the North Fort Worth Woman's Club.

Survivors: Son, Jean P. Jipp Jr. of Plano; daughter, Jane Jipp White of Apple Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, Mark Jipp, Toni Jipp, Christa White, Michel White; and great-grandchildren, Stacey White, Erich White and Megan White.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Rd., 336-0584

Harry E. Kearley Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Harry Eugene Kearley Jr., 65, an engineer, died Dec. 13, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Private services were held.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or Vitas Hospice.

Harry Kearley Jr. was born Sept. 5, 1931, in La Plas, La. He attended Arlington High School and played football. He also attended the University of Texas. He was a Marine Corp veteran.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bernice Thomas Kearley.

Survivors: Wife, Diana Kearley of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Kyron and Randall Wylie of Aledo; father, Harry Eugene Kearley Sr. of Fort Worth; and granddaughters, Ashley and Hillary Wylie.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Rd., 336-0584

Martha J. Keown
DECATUR -- Martha Jo Keown, 70, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Decatur. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery.

Martha Jo Keown was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Decatur. She married Paul Keown on April 16, 1946. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Decatur.

Survivors: Husband, Paul of Decatur; son, Ronnie Keown of Canton; daughter, Sharon Montgomery of Decatur; brother, Billy Jeff Elder of Decatur; sister, George Ann Brandon of Decatur; three grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959

Zack Leatherwood
AGNES -- Zack Leatherwood, 76, a retired employee of Swift Meat Packing Co. and farmer, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Agnes Baptist Church. Burial: Springtown Cemetery.

Zack Leatherwood was born in the Poolville area Dec. 6, 1920, and passed from this life to heaven into the presence of his Lord Dec. 21, 1996, at a Fort Worth hospital, at the age of 76 years and 15 days. He was a member of Agnes Baptist Church.

He spent his early years on farms near Poolville and ToTo with his father, seven brothers, and two sisters, having lost his mother at 12-years-old.

He served his country in the Army during World War II from 1942 until 1945.

He married Levia Howard, his wife of 54 years, on June 28, 1942, in Weatherford. To this union were born four daughters and one son, who loved him dearly.

Zack worked at Swift Meat Packing Co. for more than 20 years while farming and raising cattle at the same time. After Swift Co. closed in 1968, he built, owned and operated Leatherwood's Feed and Grocery Store, three miles west of Springtown.

Zack was a kind and loving friend to everyone he met. He was the kind of man who generated compassion with a personality that caused lifelong memories. He said what he meant, did what he said, and his word was his bond. He was the kind of man every boy wants to be and the kind of man every old man wishes he had been.

Zack trusted Jesus Christ as his eternal Savior and is resting in His presence today.

Survivors: Wife, Levia Leatherwood; four daughters and sons-in-law, Roger and Freda Lowe of Fort Worth, Mike and Zackuline Tomlin, and Larry and Carolyn Hulsey of Springtown, Lonnie and Nowanah Corley of Azle and son and daughter-in-law, Maynard and Beverly Leatherwood of Trophy Club; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, Hubert C. Leatherwood of Springtown, Harry, John and M.J. Leatherwood of Poolville; and sister, Rena Lynch of Azle Manor.

White's Funeral Home
Springtown, (817) 220-7111

W. O. Long
TRUCE -- W. O. Long, 82, a rancher, died Saturday in Jacksboro.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Assembly of God in Jacksboro. Burial: Truce Cemetery in Jack County.

Coker Funeral Home
Jacksboro, (817) 567-3778

Ida J. Lowe
BOWIE -- Ida Jardine Lowe, 80, a homemaker, died Saturday in Bowie.

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

Ida Jardine Lowe was born 16, 1916, on the island of Maui.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

Ferrel D. McDaniel
BURLESON -- Ferrel D. McDaniel, 66, a retired collections department assistant cashier, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Edgepark United Methodist Church. Entombment: Garden Mausoleum in Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Ferrel McDaniel was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Ballinger.

She was with State Bank of East Fort Worth, which became Fort Worth Bank and Trust and later became M-Corp Bank. She retired in 1985.

She was a longtime member of Edge Park United Methodist Church. She was a resident of Burleson 15 years, enjoyed oil painting and was devoted to her family.

Survivors: Husband of 47 years, Wister M. McDaniel of Burleson; son, John Mark McDaniel of Fort Worth; mother, Myrtle Vinson Wall of Lubbock; and sister, T. Kay Wagonner of Lubbock.

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

Harry E. McKnight Sr.
FORT WORTH -- Harry E. McKnight Sr., 86, a retired supply foreman, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 4 p.m. today at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. Burial: Calvary Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa.

Mr. McKnight was born April 17, 1910, in Sioux City. He was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. He was married 64 years to Willajeane Cosgrove McKnight.

Survivors: Wife, Willajeane McKnight of Fort Worth; sons and wives, Jim and Margie McKnight of Tulsa, Okla., Harry Jr. and Carol McKnight of North Richland Hills, and Bill and Kay McKnight of Baton Rouge, La.; daughter, Patricia Stump of Midland; sister, Verna of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; 24 great- grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Davis McMahon
GRANBURY -- Davis McMahon, 92, a retired 32-year Sears & Roebuck buyer, died Sunday in Granbury.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial: City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford.

Mr. McMahon was born Nov. 8, 1904, in Gainesville.

He was a Presbyterian and had lived in Granbury since 1975.

Survivors: Wife, Lorea McMahon; son, Mike McMahon, both of Granbury; daughter, Patricia Sinex of Wilmington, Del.; sisters, Martha Grant of Henderson, Ruth Aldridge of Gainesville; four grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Wanda Mitchell
FORT WORTH -- Wanda "Ivie" Mitchell, 64, a homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 4 p.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

Wanda Mitchell was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Corsicana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas B. Mitchell.

She worked at General Dynamics for 20 years. She was involved with the Benbrook Senior Citizens and was a member of Williams Road Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Joseph Michael Ivie Sr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Lana Andrews and husband, Quindell of Winchester, Ind., Ginger Buchanan of Fort Worth; sister, Jackie Walton of Stephenville; four grandchildren, Brandi Harris, Jason Brown, Joe Buchanan, Joseph Ivie Jr.; and five great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Rosalina Pena
CORSICANA-- Rosalina Pena, 60, died Saturday in Corsicana.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Corley Funeral Home. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery. Dr. Jim Gooch of Westminster Presbyterian Church will officiate.

Pallbearers: Romand Pena, Christopher Pena, Robert Paul Pena, Chester Bonner, Tim Atkinson and Robert Aldama.

Rosalina Pena was born May 10, 1936 in Corbet. Survivors: Brothers, Arturo Pena and Amado Pena, both of Fort Worth, Alfredo Pena, Jr. of San Antonio, and Arnulfo Pena of Mabank; sister, Rosa Pena of Corsicana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Corley's Funeral Home
Corsicana, (903) 874-3755

Kent M. Poteet
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Kent M. Poteet, 62, retired from Moser Steel Company, died Saturday at a Grand Prairie hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Burial: 3:30 p.m. today at Meadowbrook Memorial Park in Paris, Texas.

Memorials: Dr. E.K. Oldham, Arlington Baptist College Debt Retirement, 3001 W. Divison, Arlington, Texas 76012.

Kent M. Poteet was born Nov. 4, 1934, in Paris, Texas. Survivors:Daughter, Corlis Poteet; brother, George Poteet of Paris, Texas; sister, Joyce Williams of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Jeff Lowry and Jared Lowry, both of Grand Prairie; great- granddaughter, Audrey Lowry of Grand Prairie.

Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home
Grand Prairie, (972) 263-7200

Georgia A. Richards
FORT WORTH -- Georgia A. Richards, 96, a retired schoolteacher and employee of sales/ publishing, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Parker, S.D.

Memorials:First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth; or First United Methodist Church, Parker, S.D.

Georgia A. Richards was born April 22, 1900, in Mitchell, S.D. She received a masters degree from the University of Chicago, Ill. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star, Tarrant No. 8. She was a schoolteacher and county superintendent of schools in Parker, S. D. After retiring from teaching, she worked for World Book Encyclopedia in sales and later served in management. Also in retirement, she worked as a social worker for Edna Gladney in a voluntary capacity. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and worked voluntarily at the church office. Mrs. Richards was a founding member of Aldersgate Sunday School Class.

Survivors: Nephew, Thomas Goar of Clifton; great-niece, Vickie Goar Kemp of Clifton; great-nephews, Blaine Goar of Arlington and Randall Goar of Bellville; great-great-nephew, Eric Mishler of Clifton; and cousin, Doris Green of Sioux Falls, S.D.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Rodger A. Robertson
BLUE MOUND-- Rodger A. Robertson, 55, an assembly specialist, died Thursday in Blue Mound.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills.

Memorials: The American Cancer Society. Pallbearers: Harold Traffanstedt, Duane Traffanstedt, Larry Vonck, Bobby Williams, Bob Adamson, and David Baker. Honorary Pallbearers: Ken Greer, Zearl Newman and Bruce Milcap.

Rodger A. Robertson was born Sept. 19, 1941 in Beach Grove, In. He died of cancer after a short illness. He was a veteran and had lived in the Fort Worth area 16 years. He had been an assembly specialist with Peterbuilt Trucks in Denton. He was a 20 year member of Stockyard Masonic Lodge No. 1244. He was a member of Eastern Star Crescent Chapter 820.

Survivors: Wife, Linda Gayle Robertson of Blue Mound; son, Douglas Dean Robertson of Haltom City; daugter, Kathleen Elaine Robertson of Fort Worth; daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Bobby McMurray and Audrey and George Freeman, all of White Settlement and Samantha and James Echols of Blue Mound; grandchildren, Shanda and Stacie McMurray, Genna and Brandon Freeman and Shelby Echols; brothers, Richard Wayne Robertson of Sacramento, Calif., William Robert Hupp of Brookland; sisters, Linda Whitt and Betty Wakeman of Indianapolis, Ind.; aunt, Dessie Robertson of Indianapolis, Ind.; and uncle, William Robert "Bobby" Bohannon of Indianapolis, Ind.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

O. N. Rutherford
CLEBURNE -- Rev. O. N. Rutherford, 87, a ranch hand and retired Baptist minister, died Sunday at a Cleburne hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Cleburne. Burial: Memory Gardens, west of Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crosier Pearson Mayfield Funeral Home.

Mr. Rutherford was born Aug. 5, 1909, in Venus.

Survivors: Wife, Selma Rutherford; daughter, Violet Hill, both of Cleburne; sister, Mary Ellis of Dallas; and two granddaughters.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2747

Ouida C. Sharp
COMANCHE-- Ouida Clarice Sharp, 92, a homemaker, died Saturday at an Abilene nursing center.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery in Gustine.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Ouida Clarice Sharp was born Sept. 30, 1904 in Brown County.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531

Jarvis Q. Slaton
ALEDO -- Jarvis Q. "Tim" Slaton, 84, a farmer and former International Pipeline construction worker, died Saturday in Weatherford.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Weatherford. Burial: Annetta Cemetery in Annetta.

Mr. Slaton was born Jan. 15, 1912, in Aledo.

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

Hazel L. Stewart
FORT WORTH -- Hazel L. Stewart, 79, a homemaker, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Hazel L. Stewart was born Nov. 2, 1917, in Fort Worth. She was a member of East Meadows Baptist Church.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Bob and Betty Stewart and Lynn and Charlsa Stewart, all of Fort Worth; three grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel
7301 E. Lancaster Ave., 451-3333

Gordon R. Thompson
FORT WORTH -- Gordon Russel "Tommy" Thompson, 92, a retired mechanic for Convair Corp., died Friday at a local hospital.

Memorial Services: No services.

Gordon R. Thompson was born Aug. 17, 1904, in Mixon.

Survivors: Wife, Gwendolyn, of Fort Worth; sons, Travis Thompson and Carl Thompson, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Sue Frazier of Palm City, Fla.; sister, Jewell Saunders of Atlanta, Texas; six grandchildren; and numerous great- grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Ruta Tumanuvao
ARLINGTON -- Ruta Tumanuvao, 56, a homemaker, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: Today in Oakland, Calif. Burial: Oakland, Calif.

Ruta Tumanuvao was born March 11, 1940, in Western Samoa. She was a resident of Arlington for four months, and a former resident of Oakland and San Leandro, Calif., most of her life.

Survivors: Sons, Newyear Tumanuvao and Titio Tumanuvao Jr., both of Hayward, Calif., Mapusaga Tumanuvao of Yosemite, Calif., Pesecalua Tumanuvao of Arlington; daughters, Ruthie Torres of San Leandro, and Diana Kaleta Hodge of Duncanville; brothers, Taumafai Puefua of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Nili Puefua of Concord, Calif.; sisters, Tailua Davis of Grants Pass, Ore., and Ida Soloai of Australia.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Ben H. Wells
STEPHENVILLE -- Ben H. Wells, 32, who was in agri-business, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Stephenville Funeral Home. Burial: Indian Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Mr. Wells was born Sept. 11, 1964, in Andrews.

He was a member of the Methodist Church and a life-long resident of Stephenville.

Survivors: Parents, Houston and Joyce Wood Wells of Stephenville; brothers, Brad and wife, Joyce Wells of Hugo, Okla., Bryan Wells of Granbury; and grandparents, Dessie Wells of Stephenville and D. B. and Frances Wood of San Saba.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Garret White
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Garret White, a newborn, died Friday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday in Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington.

Garret was born Dec. 20, 1996 in Arlington.

Survivors: Parents, Stan and Sarah White of Grand Prairie; brother, Erek R. White of Grand Prairie; sister, Christina M. White of Grand Prairie; maternal grandmother, Kay Waller of Arlington; and paternal grandparents, Wayne and Nyla Wylie of Arlington.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Lesley J. White
EDINBERG -- Lesley J. White, 61, a minister, died Saturday at his daughter's home in Edinberg.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Grandview. Burial: Grandview Cemetery.

He was a former Southern Baptist minister. Until his death, he served in churches throughout the state of Texas. He was a graduate of Howard Payne University and received his Master's of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was at one time the vice-president of Development at Valley Baptist Academy of Harlingen and had been employed by Motorola and Resource Services Inc., both of Dallas.

Survivors: Son, Lesley Joe White and wife, Nancy of Cleburne; daughters, Tyronza W. Pringle and husband Scot of Cape Girardeau, Mo., La Wanda Stevens and husband, Calvin of Gilmer, Lourie W. Best and husband, Clint of Edinburg; brothers, Terry White of Burleson, Morris White of Fort Worth; sister, Fran Brouilette of Mt. Pleasant; and four grandchildren, Keara and Gavin Pringle, Brooke Stevens and Wade Best.

Clayton Kay Funeral Home
Grandview, (817) 866-3311

Mildred Wilson
RANGER -- Mildred Wilson, 73, a homemaker and mother, died Sunday at an Abilene hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Bullock Cemetery.

Officiant: Jim Hall.

Mrs. Glynn Wilson was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Ranger, to Lewis and Estelle Morton Harrell. She married Glynn Wilson on Nov. 27, 1940, in California and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1994. She was a Methodist.

Survivors: Three sons, Jerry L. Wilson, Glynn Allan Wilson and Jimmy Don Wilson, all of Ranger; one daughter, Glynda M. Bond of Kokamo; stepfather, C.N. Adams; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Edwards Funeral Home
Ranger, (817) 647-1133

Agnes B. Yancey
FORT WORTH -- Agnes B. "Aggie" Yancey, 93, a clerical worker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

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

Agnes Yancey was born Feb. 10, 1903, in Wise County. She worked for the state teacher's magazine, The Texas Outlook, for a number of years. Following that, she worked for General Dynamics for approximately 15 years. She was a charter member of Northside Church of Christ in Fort Worth. For the past 12 years, she was a member of the Lakewood Village Church of Christ.

Survivors: Sister, Edith Cross of Fort Worth; nephews, Yancey Norman of Fort Worth, Dale Hodgkins of Keeter, Vernon L. Cross of Arlington and E.T. Hodgkins of Central Point, Ore.; and nieces, Laura Downe, Mary Lou Reagan and Sarah Dillman, all of Fort Worth, and Barbara Pugh of Searcy, Ark.

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

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