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Published Jan. 15, 1997

Pauline Adams
COLORADO CITY -- Pauline "Polly" Adams, 87, died Wednesday at a Mitchell County hopital after a short illness.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at the Kiker- Seale Funeral Home. Burial: Colorado City Cemetery, Mr. Trevalan Kelly and Mr. Bill Worrell will officiate.

Pallbearers: Bob Macy, Mark Womble, J. W. Williams, Carl Webb, Sam Walker, Bobby "Red" Lemons, Jim Lander, and Danny Eaton. Honorary Pallbearers: John Rey Bethea, Ransom Gallaway, Dib Gay, Glenn Dunn, R. J. Lloyd, George Walker, Charles J. Harris, Doug Chitsey, Tom Rees, Buddy Compton and Ron Witten.

Pauline Adams was born April 17, 1909, in Fort Worth. She married James W. "Jay" Adams Jr. on Feb. 14, 1920 in Fort Worth. He preceded her in death in 1977. Pauline Adams was the comptroller for Gulf Oil for 20 years and and the business manager at Jay Adams Chevrolet in Colorado City fort many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star, First Christian Church and the Women's Golf Association at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth.

Survivors: daughter and her husband, Vicki and Joe Weaver of Colorado City; son and his wife, Jay Adams III and Mary of Lubbock; grandchildren, Ashly Weaver of Colorado City, Hadly Weaver, Jayson Adams, and Clare Adams, all of Lubbock.

Kiker-Seale Funeral Home
Colorado City
 

Daisy V. Allmon
BURLESON -- Daisy Vera Allmon, 74, a homemaker, died Tuesday at home.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. today at Calvary Pentecostal Church, 700 McPherson Road, Fort Worth. Burial: at a later date.

Daisy Vera Allmon was born Jan. 1, 1923, in Mattoon, Ill.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Butch and Donna Allmon of Paradise, Danny Allmon of Burleson and Carl and Pam Allmon of Paris, Texas; grandchildren, Robert and Janet Allmon of Hawaii, Robert and Denise Whatley of Grandview, Lawanna Allmon of Burleson, Danny Lee Allmon Jr. of Fort Worth, Matthew Allmon of Oklahoma and Jennifer, Patrick and Stephanie Allmon of Paris; great-grandchildren, Amanda and Cameron Allmon of Hawaii and Kyle and Brandon Whatley of Grandview; and four sisters, Ruby Simpson, Alta Johnston, Wanda Russell of Illinois and Bettie Brazelton of Odessa.

Oak Cliff Funeral Chapel
Dallas, (214) 943-6000
 

Steve Amos
CLEBURNE -- Steve Amos, 68, a retired construction worker, died Wednesday at a Cleburne hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Paul C.M.E. Church in Cleburne. Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Park in Cleburne. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. today at Baker Funeral Home.

Steve Amos was born Feb. 15, 1928, in Cleburne.

Baker Funeral Home
301 E. Rosedale St., 332-4468
 

Al Beinlich
BURLESON -- Al Beinlich, 70, a retired truck driver for Central Freight Line, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Al Beinlich was born March 22, 1926, in Glenco, Ill.

Survivors: Wife, Alice Beinlich of Burleson; son, Randy Beinlich and his fiancee, Kassandra Jackson, of Fort Worth; daughter, Tara Beinlich of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces, nephews and loving family members in Illinois, Colorado, Kansas and Oregon.

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

Boyd L. Blackwell
ARLINGTON -- Boyd L. Blackwell, 75, a material analyst who retired from LTV after 32 years, died Tuesday in Arlington after a lengthy illness.

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

Boyd L. Blackwell was born Oct. 5, 1921, in Weatherford. He was a longtime resident of Grand Prairie.

Survivors: Loving wife of 50 years, Doris Blackwell of Arlington; sons, Michael Blackwell of Brier, Wash., and Terry Blackwell and his wife, Jody, of Grand Prairie; daughter, Sharon Curry and her husband, Richard, of Grand Prairie; six grandchildren; and seven great-granchildren.

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

Justin R. Brannon
ARLINGTON -- Justin R. Brannon, 81, a retired bookkeeper, died Tuesday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in Emerald Hills Memorial Park.

Justin R. Brannon was born Sept. 4, 1915, in Kennedale.

Survivors: Daughters, Sherrill Foreman and Peggy Mitchell; nieces, Judy Dickerson and Jana Brannon; and nephew, Ray Brannon.

Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel
4216 S. Bowen Road, 468-8111
 

John E. Brendle
FORT WORTH -- John E. Brendle, 84, a retired civil servant, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Fort Worth Sister Cities International, 100 N. University Drive, Suite 232, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, in lieu of flowers.

John E. Brendle was born Nov. 16, 1912, in Reading, Pa. He was a longtime Fort Worth resident active in civic affairs. After serving his country in World War II in the U.S. Army, he began his career in Germany and retired in 1973 as both Army officer and civil service employee. He was active in the 36th Division Association, Fort Worth German American Club, VFW, Friendship Force, Fort Worth Sister Cities International, Lone Star Retired Officers Club, Reserve Officers Association and the Greater Fort Worth Council of World Affairs.

Survivors: Wife, Ingeborg Brendle of Fort Worth; son, Martin Brendle of Frankfurt, Germany; daughter and son- in-law, Danielle and Ricky Morningstar of Arlington; and grandchildren, Trevor and Elisabeth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Mildred F. Browder
GRAHAM -- Mildred Fatine "Faye" Browder, 87, a homemaker, died Thursday at a Graham nursing home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Pioneer Cemetery in Graham.

Mildred F. Browder was born March 15, 1909, in Young County.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121
 

Andrew Byrd
FORT WORTH -- Andrew Byrd, 77, employed by the city of Fort Worth as a maintenance worker for 17 years and an employee of Pangburn Candy Co. for 30 years, died Wednesday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at First Greater New Hope Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at Morris-Bates Mortuary.

Andrew Byrd was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Gainesville.

Morris-Bates Mortuary
1700 Evans Ave., 926-6263
 

Loraine Cade
FORT WORTH -- Loraine Cade, 85, a homemaker, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Loraine Cade was born Feb. 9, 1911, in Chickasaw, Okla.

Survivors: Son, Brad Cade of Haltom City; sister, Trudy Markle of Grove, Okla.

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

Marguerite Carter
FORT WORTH -- Marguerite Carter, 81, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a local medical center.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at First Samaria Baptist Church, 1125 Elmwood. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 at Rev's Funeral Parlor.

Marguerite Carter was born Feb. 25, 1915, in Palestine, Texas.

Rev's Funeral Parlor
3615 Vaughn Blvd., 536-0200
 

Jose G. Choza
RICHLAND HILLS -- Jose G. Choza, 78, a grocery store manager, died Wednesday at a Bedford hospital.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Jose G. Choza was born Dec. 12, 1918, in Mexico. He worked and managed a grocery store in San Diego, Calif., for approximately 15 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabel Choza, in September 1995.

Survivors: Jose Choza was a loving father and grandfather of: daughter and son-in-law, Ana and Steve Hunt of Richland Hills; grandchildren, Joseph Hunt and Daniel Hunt.

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

Amelia L. Coleman
AUSTIN -- Amelia Lary Coleman, 85, died Wednesday at an Austin hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. The Rev. Floyd Kinser will officiate. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at Robertson Mueller Harper.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Amelia Lary Coleman died Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Austin, where she had recently moved to be near her daughter. She was a devoted mother, wife, sister and aunt, a true and loyal friend, and a good neighbor.

She was born in Fort Worth on Dec. 18, 1911, the youngest child of Robert Preston Lary and Viola Vivian Harris Lary. She graduated from North Side High School in the Class of 1929.

She was a longtime employee of the Walkover Shoe Co. and Tarrant County Child Support Office, from which she retired in 1983.

Mrs. Coleman was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clovis Coleman, in 1956; her sisters, Leona Kerby and Mattie V. Hayth; brothers, Lance, Sneed and Buster Lary; and nephew, Sandy Lary.

Survivors: She leaves to treasure her memory her daughter, Suzanne Coleman of Austin; nieces, Amelia Haltom of Fort Worth and Mary Land of Neosho, Mo.; her nephews, Yale Lary of Fort Worth and Sneed Lary of Houston; a large extended family; and many loving friends.

Robertson Mueller Harper
1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
 

Julian Conner
CLEBURNE -- Julian "Judy" Conner, 86, a retired blacksmith's helper and employee of Santa Fe Railroad, died Wednesday at a Cleburne nursing home.

Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: St. Paul United Methodist Church in Cleburne.

Julian Conner was born June 26, 1910, in Cleburne.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Conner of Cleburne; sons, Kenneth Dale Conner of Sacramento, Calif., and Terry Wayne Conner of Melbourne, Fla.; sister, Lorene Ward of Wichita Falls; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield
Cleburne, (817) 558-2322
 

Tammy Crabtree
FORT WORTH -- Tammy Crabtree, 18, a sales clerk, died Monday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 5 to 8 tonight.

Tammy Crabtree was born Feb. 7, 1978, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Father and stepmother, Roger D. and Annette Crabtree; mother, Renee Abuelasal; brothers, Roger and John Crabtree; sisters, Rhonda Hicks and Andrea Ruse; and grandparents, Loyd and Betty Mayfield and Dorothy Young.

Guardian Funeral Home
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Stanley L. Cunningham
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Stanley L. Cunningham, 70, a retired supervisor at Aerospace Co., died Wednesday in North Richland Hills.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Burial: Blueblonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.

Stanley L. Cunningham was born March, 23, 1926, in Nocona.

Survivors: Wife, Vernelle Cunningham of North Richland Hills; son, Monte Lynn Cunningham of North Richland Hills; stepsons, Allen James of Bloomington, Minn., and Gary James of Meridian, Miss.; brothers, E.L. Cunningham of Henrietta and Basil Cunningham of Wichita Falls; sisters, Almeda Bell and Anna Ruth Tucker, both of Nocona; four granddaughters; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Melba N. Curry
RICHLAND HILLS -- Melba N. Curry, 69, a retired grocery store owner, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: Noon to 8:30 p.m. today.

Memorials: American Heart Association, Community Hospice or Cancer Care Inc.

Melba Curry was born Aug. 11, 1927, in Wood County, Texas. She was a member of Richland Hills Church of Christ, Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile.

She was preceded in death by her husband, E.W. "Dub" Curry.

Survivors: Sons, Calvin D. Cason of Richland Hills and David Curry of Grandview; daughter, Barbara Childress of Hurst; sisters, Madeline Fanning of Richland Hills, Evelyn Carpenter of Hurst and Maurine Gordon of Bedford; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; aunt, Helen Gray of Richland Hills; and nine loving nieces and nephews.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Clara Darnell
ARLINGTON-- Clara Darnell, 80, a mother and housewife, died Wednesday in Haltom City.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. today .

Memorials: Christ's Haven for Children.

Clara Darnell was born Sept. 15, 1916, in Wynnewood, Okla.. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Her hobbies included sewing, knitting and home cooking, especially for the grandkids. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.R. Darnell, and parents, J.E. and Laura Ledlow.

Survivors: Sons, Jim Darnell of Hurst and Ted Darnell of Bedford; sisters, Stella Bryant of Fort Worth and Bertha Bennett and Dora Johnson, both of Wynnewood, Okla.; grandchildren, Darren Darnell of Bedford, Melissa Swofford of San Antonio, Denise Harman of Carrollton, Scott Darnell of Arlington and Glenn Darnell of Hurst; six great- granchildren; several nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Bill Derden
DALLAS -- Bill Derden, 71, a farmer and real estate agent, died Monday in Dallas.

Funeral: was Thursday at First Baptist Church of Lancaster. Interment: Forreston Cemetery in Forreston. Visitation: was Wednesday evening. Rev. Mark Fuqua officiated the service.

Survivors: Wife, Julia Derden of Dallas; sons, Gary Van Derden of Corinth and Preston Lynn Derden of Burleson; brother, Herman Derden of Cleburne; sister, Irene Weast of Haltom City; grandchildren, Jason, Jonathan and Carolyn Derden; great-grandson, Scott McKay Derden.

West-Hurt Funeral Home
DeSoto, Tx (972) 223-6314
 

Billy W. Eilers
FORT WORTH -- Billy Wayne Eilers, 49, died Thursday at a Granbury hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Billy Eilers was born April 8, 1947, in Lampasas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Onos M. Garrett Jr.
WILLOW PARK -- Onos M. "Buck" Garrett Jr., 71, a retired employee of Otis Elevator Company, died Thursday at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Southern Funeral Home in Winfield, La. Burial: Sardis Cemetery in Winfield, La. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Onos Garrett Jr. was born May 20, 1925, in Calvin, La. He was a 40-year employee of Otis Elevator Company and retired in 1991. He was a dedicated employee and a hard worker. He started out with Otis as a helper, then went on to be a mechanic, then a local representative and eventually into management.

He served in World War II for four years in the Army Air Forces and received several citations.

He was loved by his wife and his beloved dog, Jet, who is still waiting for him to come home. God be with you, Buck.

Survivors: Wife, Helen Garrett of Willow Park; sister, Irma Moseley of West Monroe, La.; stepsister, Jerry Pace of Lake Cormarant, Miss.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Harold E. Goodwin
FORT WORTH -- Harold E. "Cotton" Goodwin, 71, a retired Ford Motor Co. employee, died Tuesday in Decatur.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. today at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Harold Eugene Goodwin was born Dec. 20, 1925, in Leonard, Okla. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors: Sons, Bob Goodwin and his wife, Michelle, of Boyd, Tom Goodwin and his wife, Valeria, of College Station, Mickey Goodwin of Fort Worth and Jessie Dye and his wife, Natalie, of Weatherford; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Frank A. Grant
BEDFORD -- Frank A. Grant, 86, a retired probation officer, died Tuesday at a Bedford nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Greenwood Funeral Home. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Memorial Park in Tulsa, Okla.

Memorials: Promise House ifestyle, Community Hospice of Texas or American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Mr. Grant was born in Tulsa, Okla., and died Jan. 14, 1997, in Bedford.

He was the originator and director of the non-judicial probation program and with family court services in Wichita Falls, Texas. He received the Liberty Bell Award from the Wichita Falls Bar Association in 1969 for work in the field of non-judicial probation. He taught sociology part time for five years at Midwestern State University in addition to his duties with the probation department. A scholarship fund for criminal justice students was established in his honor at MSU in 1978.

He was a member of the Board of Elders at First Christian Church in Wichita Falls, a member of the National Conference on Crime and Delinquency, National Association of Social Workers and Academy of Certified Social Workers. He served as president of Southern States Probation and Parole Association when assistant chief probation officer in Dallas. He was president of the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Social Welfare Association in 1953.

Mr. Grant graduated from Colorado State University, completed graduate work at the University of Tulsa and received his master's degree at Sam Houston State in Huntsville from the Graduate School Institute of Contemporary Corrections.

Mr. Grant was a former member of Northway Christian Church and a founding member of Midway Hills Christian Church in Dallas.

Survivors: Wife, Mildred Grant of Bedford; son, Terry A. Grant of Plano; daughter, Kay LeClaire of Bedford; brother, Paul Grant of California; sister, Florence Crawford of Georgia; grandchildren, Jennifer Grant of Dallas, Cathy Boutilier of Azle, Mark LeClaire of Albuquerque, N.M., and Michele LeClaire of Austin; and great-grandson, Theo LeClaire of Albuquerque.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Johnny Green
FORT WORTH -- Johnny Green, 48, a retired truck driver, died Jan. 9 at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Tabernacle Church of God In Christ. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight.

Johnny Green was born May 14, 1948, in Eldorado.

Survivors: Wife, Norma Green; sons, Johnny Green and Bryan Green; daughter, Coroy Green, Shelia Green and Renee Green; brother, Willie Crockett; sisters, Lillian Williams, Emma Spears and Agnes Payne; and other family relations and friends.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Eula Mae Grider
BOYD-- Eula Mae Grider, 85, a proof reader, died Sunday in Decatur.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Boyd. Burial: Boyd Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home.

Eula Mae Grider was born June 10, 1911, in Montague County.

Survivors: Sons, E.C. Calvery of Grand Prairie, William Grider of Pleasant Grove, Jerry Grider of Princeton, Jackie Grider of Boyd amd Rickie Grider of Boyd; daughter, Patsy Davis of Boyd; brother, R.V. Poindexter of Lubbock. Nannie Bell Romines of Lubbock and Mary Southerland of Bangs; and 18 grandchildren.

Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home
Boyd, (817) 433-5310
 

Danny Haynes
RIO VISTA -- Danny Haynes, 58, a former civil servant, died Tuesday in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Danny Haynes was born March 20, 1938, in Hooks.

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

Dorothy E. Hornick
ARLINGTON -- Dorothy Evelyn Hornick died Wednesday in Arlington.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at All Saints Episcopal Church. Officiating: the Rev. Robert Bosworth. Burial: private.

Dorothy Hornick, the beloved wife of Col. George Hornick Jr., died Wednesday in Arlington. She was born in Tyler.

Survivors: Husband, retired Air Force Col. George Hornick Jr. of Arlington; sons and their wives, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hornick of Springtown and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hornick of Aledo; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Jimmie D. Jewett
FORT WORTH -- Jimmie D. Jewett, 89, a welder, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery in Paris, Texas. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Jimmie D. Jewett was born Jan. 2, 1908, in Red River County. He was a member of Deer Creek Masonic Lodge No. 510, Scottish Rite and Moslah Temple.

Survivors: Wife, Hester Jewett of Fort Worth; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Pauline Jewett of Burleson and Jimmie Drew and Terry Jewett of Louisiana; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Jimmy King of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

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

Almena P. Johnson
FORT WORTH -- Almena Perry Johnson, 81, a retired teacher, counselor and administrator who had been with the Fort Worth ISD for 40 years, died Tuesday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Almena Johnson was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Macomb, Okla., and attended school at Wolfe City, Texas. She received her B.A. degree from East Texas University in 1937 and her Masters Degree from TCU in 1939. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 684, Retired Teachers Association, N.E.A., Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma sorority and the Womans Club of Fort Worth. She was a charter member of Central Christian Church, where she was an elder and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors: Husband of 58 years, W.C. Johnson Jr. of Fort Worth; brother-in- law, Msgr. Richard E. Johnson of Dallas; cousins, Effygene Bull of Houston, James R. Perry of Syracuse, N.Y., and Verona Bell Prokopick of Tulsa, Okla.; and aunt, Mrs. George Glazner of Marietta, Okla.

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

Robert H. Kell
FORT WORTH -- Robert H. Kell, 72, former owner of Robert Kell Advertising, died Wednesday in Bedford.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. today at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Robert H. Kell was born Feb. 21, 1924, in Fort Worth. He was an avid golfer and an Air Force veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Glenna Kell of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Roxanne and Joe Abbott of Fort Worth.

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

Garland H. Lee
ARLINGTON -- Garland H. Lee Jr., 67, loving husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Jan. 15, surrounded by his family following a long illness.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Epworth United Methodist Church. Military interment in San Diego, Calif.

Memorials: Samaritan Hospice or Epworth United Methodist Church.

Garland Lee was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Gordon, Texas. He was a graduate of Killeen High School. He served in the U.S. Navy as a deep sea bell diver on the USS Florikan, a submarine rescue vessel based in San Diego, Calif. In 1952 he came to Fort Worth to accept employment at Convair as a tool and die maker. He was subsequently employed by Quickway Stamping, Betzel Engineering and Huston Aerospace. Following the relocation of Hutson Aerospace, Mr. Lee was recruited as a manufacturing engineer by Vought Aircraft, where he also enjoyed duties as an instructor.

During these years he also served in reserve units of the Army and National Guard and retired from the U.S. Marine Air Reserve Squadron 777.

He was a longtime member of Epworth United Methodist Church, where he served as a leader of the Boy Scouts of America. He was also an active member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

The family wishes to express heartfelt appreciation for the loving care provided by Summit Home Health Services and Samaritan Care Hopice of Texas with special thanks to Karen Russell and Julie Wallace. Survivors: Wife of 45 years, Joan Lee; daughter and son-in-law, Janica and Jim Smith of Austin, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Jeanean and Jack Herod of Dublin, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Wes Lee and Marilyn Taylor of Arlington; mother, Lelia Lee of Arlington; sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Bob Saunders of Granbury; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Dan Jones of Garland; grandchildren, Emily and Steven Smith and Will and Samantha Herod; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

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

Will Lewis Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Will Lewis Jr., 71, a laborer, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith Chapel Church of God. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 7 to 9 at Rev's Funeral Parlor.

Will Lewis Jr. was born April 29, 1925, in Italy, Texas.

Survivors: Daughters, Mary Owens and Ruby Rubell; mother, Maude Lewis; brothers, Earnest Lewis, Frankie Dee Lewis and Eugene Lewis; sister, Lu Willie Lewis; and seven grandchildren.

Rev's Funeral Parlor
3615 Vaughn Blvd., 536-0200
 

Jimmie Lightsey
GODLEY -- Jimmie Lightsey, 83, a retired Avon distributor, died Wednesday at an Austin medical center.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Assembly of God Church in Godley. Burial: Godley Cemetery.

Jimmie Lightsey was born Jan. 9, 1914, in Rivera, Texas.

Survivors: Sons, Roger Lightsey of Buda and Jack Lightsey of Iowa Park; sister, Marie Cox of Cleburne; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield
Cleburne, (817) 558-2322
 

Eunivee Lindsey
AZLE -- Eunivee Lindsey, 80, a homemaker, died Wednesday at an Azle hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at Azleland Cemetery Chapel. Burial: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. to service time at White's Funeral Home.

Eunivee Lindsey was born Aug. 18, 1916, in Tyndillville, Ala.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211
 

W.W. McDonald
FORT WORTH -- W.W. "Dutch" McDonald, 86, a retired aerospace manager, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

W.W. "Dutch" McDonald was born May 28, 1910, in York, Ala. He graduated from North Side High School in 1927 and Tarrant County Junior College.

Mr. McDonald retired from General Dynamics after 33 years' service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Susan Reed McDonald of Fort Worth; son, Fred Daniel McDonald of Dallas; stepson, Robert Allan Hodshire of Arlington; sister, Reba Shelton of Arlington; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Hortense McIntosh
BEDFORD -- Hortense McIntosh, 87, passed away Wednesday in Bedford.

Funeral: 9 a.m. Saturday at Tondre- Guinn Funeral Home. Burial: Mission Park South Cemetery in San Antonio.

Hortense McIntosh was a member of First United Methodist Church of Hurst.

Survivors: Daughter, Kathryn Ann Hairell and her husband, Oscar Sr., of Bedford, formerly of Devine; three grandchildren; seven great-grand- children; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home
Castroville, (210) 538-2221
 

Charles Mendez
BEDFORD -- Charles Mendez, 15, a student, died Jan. 10 in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth.

Memorials: The Warm Place.

Charles Mendez was born Oct. 10, 1981, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Mother, Fran Golchert of Bedford; father, Carlos Mendez of Dalhart; sister, Meghan Grantham of Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia; grandparents, Jesus Mendez of Fort Worth and John and Lawanna Blount of Muskogee, Okla.; and special friends, Laura, Keira and Karen.

The Memorial Chapel
1207 S. Cherry Lane, 246-4988
 

Ruben Montelongo
MINGUS -- Ruben Montelongo, 25, a forklift operator in face brick production, died Wednesday after a motor vehicle accident in Parker County.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Mineral Wells. Rosary: 7 tonight at Baum- Carlock-Bumgardner.

Ruben Montelongo was born Feb. 16, 1971, in Durango, Mexico.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner
Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422
 

Dorothy Morris
ALVORD -- Dorothy Morris, 82, a retired seamstress, died Wednesday at a Decatur nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Alvord. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur.

Dorothy Morris was born Sept. 19, 1914, in Ennis. She was a member of Chico Eastern Star No. 433 and First Baptist Church of Alvord.

Survivors: Husband, Willie B. Morris; sons, Dale Morris of Alvord, Leroy Morris of Gordonville and Jack Morris of Odessa; brother, Ray Roberts of Houston; sisters, Jewell Mote of Greenwood, Clois Howard of Decatur, Nemmie Garrett of Alvord and Bobbie Ashley of Decatur; seven grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959
 

Floyd Murphy
FORT WORTH -- Floyd Murphy, 67, a retired building engineer for Fort Worth National Bank, died Thursday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or Tarrant County Hospice.

Floyd Murphy was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Brandon. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and also served in the Marine Corps Reserves. Mr. Murphy worked as a building engineer for Fort Worth National Bank and retired in 1987.

He was a former member of the Fort Worth Runners Club and participated in many marathons, among them the New York Marathon.

Survivors: Wife, Margaret Murphy of Fort Worth; brothers, M.H. Murphy of Louisiana, L.D. Murphy and Gilbert Murphy, both of Whitney, and Ralph Murphy of Aquilla; sisters, Ivy Brockett, Ruth Aston and Frankie Rose, all of Whitney; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Monte L. Newton
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Monte Lee Newton, 36, a roofer, died Thursday in Grand Prairie.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Moore Funeral Home in Arlington. Burial: Greenville.

Monte Newton was born March 22, 1960, in Dallas.

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

Bobby Lee Parker
FORT WORTH -- Bobby Lee Parker, 41, a butcher, died Monday at Home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson Como Funeral Home.

Survivors: Son, Bobby Parker Jr.; mother, Alice A. Lampkin; brothers, G. George Parker, Print Clark, David Clark, Nathaniel Clark, Kenneth Clark and Harold Lampkin; sister, Marsha Hampton; grandmother, Dorothy Hudson; six aunts, three uncles; nieces and nephews.

Ferguson Como Funeral Home
5301 Wellesley Ave., 738-0131
 

W.E. Phillips
FORT WORTH -- W.E. Phillips, 84, a retired brakeman, died Wednesday at home.

Graveside service: private family service with Masonic rites. Burial: Oaklawn.

W.E. Phillips was born Sept. 24, 1912, in Greenwood. He was a Mason and retired brakeman for Texas and Pacific Railways.

Survivors: Wife, Mary E. Phillips; son and daughter-in-law, Randal Craig Phillips and his wife, Leslie, of Fort Worth; brother, Guinn Phillips of Hurst and Harlold Phillips of Wichita Falls; sister, Wilma Rodger of Fort Worth.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959
 

William O. Sappington
CHANNELVIEW -- William O. Sappington, 60, a construction welder, died Tuesday at a Houston hospital.

Funeral: 9 a.m. today at Martin's Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial: Holly Hills Memorial Park.

William O. Sappington was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Muskogee, Okla.

He was in the Army from 1959 to 1962 and retired from Brown and Root Construction Company. He was a former Fort Worth resident.

Survivors: Wife, Claudine Sappington of Channelview; sisters, Patricia Mansfield of Crystal River, Fla., Betty Prudhomme of West Point, Miss., Peggy Golson of West Point, Miss., and Margaret Hood of Tupelo, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Walter C. Schertz
AURORA -- Walter C. Schertz, 56, a retired police officer, died Wednesday at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at River Oaks Baptist Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Walter Schertz was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Fort Worth. He was a lifelong area resident, was a graduate of Laneri High School and has an associate's degree from Arlington State College in electronics. He joined the River Oaks Police Department in May 1972. He started as a patrolman, advanced to patrol sergeant, detective sergeant and served as chief of police for nine years before returning to the patrol sergeant's position. During his 28 years of law enforcement he had received numerous awards and certificates, but one of his most prestigious was the American Police Hall of Fame. This award was in recognition of his dedicated and in honor of his distinguished achievement in public service. He was one of the first five officers to hold a master peace officer certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. This is the highest certification a peace officer can attain. Mr. Schertz officially retired in January 1996 but continued to work as a dispatcher when needed.

Survivors: Wife, Wanda Schertz of Aurora; stepson, Billy Ray Augustine and wife, Laura, of Fort Worth; stepdaughters, Dianna Alverez and husband, George, and Mary Ann Gross and fiance, John Lopez, all of Fort Worth, and Laura Jane Gross of Aurora; and grandchildren, Sara Reyes, Jesse Alverez and Ira Alverez.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Hwy., 237-3341
 

Fred H. Sharpe
WEATHERFORD -- Fred Henderson Sharpe, 92, a farmer, rancher and dairyman, died Thursday at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Couts Memorial United Methodist Church in Weatherford. Burial: Clark Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

Fred Sharpe was born Sept. 23, 1904, in Parker County.

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

Harold S. Sparks Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Harold S. "Jack" Sparks Jr., 84, a retired tax accountant, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at McKinney Memorial Bible Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Theodore P. Gorski Jr., Randy Miller, Bobby Hansard, Joe Dillard, David Davis and Carl E. Greer.

Memorials: Search Ministries and Campus Crusade for Christ for the benefit of Mark Hansard.

Harold S. "Jack" Sparks Jr. was welcomed into the Kingdom of God through and by his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 14, 1997. This husband, father, friend and servant is now in the company of the King of Kings. We rejoice in the life and testimony of Jack Sparks, 84 years, who worked and served as a tax accountant in Fort Worth, both with the IRS, Arthur Young & Co., and later in semi-retirement with fellow tax accountants. He has found his peace in heaven, and we thank you, Lord, for the life and testimony of Jack Sparks.

Mr. Sparks was born in Great Falls, Mont., on Feb. 6, 1912, lived in Clarksdale, Ariz., for a while and moved to El Paso, Texas, in his adolescence. He attended El Paso College of Mines and Metallurgy before being trained in Washington, D.C., for employment as an agent with the IRS in its Fort Worth office. He met and married his late wife, Catherine H. Sparks, while she was attending TCU. They had three children, Harold S. Sparks III of Fort Worth, Kay Van Sickle of Fort Worth and Shirley Rose Koonce of Dallas, and were married and lived in Fort Worth for more than 57 years.

Mr. Sparks was an avid tennis player and woodworker. He supported and encouraged his three children in every endeavor and enjoyed his six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He loved his family more than anything else and was a member of McKinney Memorial Bible Church and its Hilltoppers group.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine H. Sparks, in August 1995.

Survivors: His three children, their spouses, his grandchildren and great- grandchildren, and his sister, Ruth Ross of El Paso.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Mary L. Stone
WEATHERFORD -- Mary Louise Stone, 60, a cashier for Winn-Dixie, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Saturday at White's Funeral Home. Burial: Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Mary Louise Stone was born Feb. 3, 1936, in Weatherford.

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

Bonnie B. Thomas
FORT WORTH -- Bonnie Broyles Thomas, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Richardson.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Bonnie Thomas was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Breckenridge, Texas. She was a beloved mother and grandmother. She had been a Fort Worth resident since 1954.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Thomas, in 1978.

Survivors: Daughters, Bonnie Thomas Moss of Annandale, Va., Margie Thomas Palmer of Tyler and Jane Lou Thomas of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Michael Thomas Moss and Caroline Michelle Moss, both of Annandale, Va., and Joe Palmer, Anne Palmer and Sally Palmer, all of Tyler.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Julia Torres
DALLAS -- Julia Torres, 68, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Dallas.

Funeral: noon today at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Julia Torres was born March 8, 1928, in Dallas.

Survivors: Husband, Ignacio Torres; sons, John Rangel, Raymond Gonzales, Paul Rangel and Jessie Rangel; daughters, Martha Vanez, Evangelina Munoz and Irene Cruz; sister, Elouise Rodriguez; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas
Dallas, (214) 371-1336
 

Blanche G. Tunstill
FORT WORTH -- Blanche Gayle Tunstill, 88, a homemaker, died Wednesday at a local care center.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Private burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Blanche Tunstill was a member of University Christian Church, the Girls Service League and Fort Worth Chapter No. 681 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was the widow of Granville G. Tunstill.

Survivors: Daughter, Gayle Tunstill Morton of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Cindy Angelakopoulous, Jan Messman, Linda Garriott and Sally Humberson; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Davis, Natalie and Tiffany Angelakopoulous, Courtney and Clifton Messman, Robert Erin and Jared Garriott, and Blake and Derek Humberson.

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

Bob Walker
WOODSON -- Bob Walker, 75, a retired farmer and service station owner, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Morehart Mortuary. Burial: Woodson Cemetery. Memorials: Woodson Cemetery Association.

Bob Walker was born May 18, 1921, in Haskell County.

Morehart Mortuary
Breckenridge, (817) 559-5421
 

N. Gwen Winkler
FORT WORTH -- N. Gwen Winkler, 62, a retired school district bus driver, died Tuesday at home.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial: Private. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association.

N. Gwen Winkler was born Jan. 16, 1934, in Snyder.

She was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witnesses and a one-year resident of Fort Worth. She lived in Beeville 20 years and was a bus driver for the Beeville School District. She lived in St. Louis, Mo., 20 years.

Survivors: Daughters, Sandra Bell of Longview and Susan Winkler of Fort Worth; mother, Leota Kramer of Pasadena; brothers, Joseph and Robert Bruso, both of Pasadena; sister, Jean Komarek of Pasadena; 15 nieces and nephews with special mention of great- niece, Dede Heidemeyer, and great- nephew, Justin Whitehead.

Lucas Funeral Home
517 N. Sylvania Ave., 838-2336
 

E.J. Young
PANTEGO -- E.J. Young, 85, a mill wright engineer, died Wednesday in Arlington.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Rosary: 6 tonight at Moore Funeral Home.

E.J. Young was born Jan. 5, 1912, in Evangline Parish, La.

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

Allen Younger
ARLINGTON -- Allen Younger, 58, a retired forklift driver for General Motors, died Monday in Arlington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Allen Younger was born Aug. 30, 1938, in Turkey, Texas. He retired from General Motors after 30 years.

Survivors: Wife, Betty Younger of Arlington; daughters, Belinda Younger, Cindy King-Haak and Dianna Younger, all of Arlington; mother, Edith Younger of Amarillo; sisters, Schaulene Stark and Frances Armstrong, both of Amarillo; grandchildren, Layla and Sky King and Hayley Haak, all of Arlington; and great- grandchild, Tristen King of Arlington.

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

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