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Published Jan. 19, 1997

Rita M. Baker 

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robertson Muellar Harper Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Rita Mallin Baker was born July 18, 1930, in New York City, N.Y. She was a member of Temple Beth-El. She was a 1947 graduate of Paschal High School and attended UT-Austin. She was active in local politics. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Lewis Baker, in 1981.

Survivors: Sons, Jeff Baker of Dallas and Joel Baker of Arlington; daughters, Nancy Bryant of McKinney and Jennie Herman of Shawnee, Okla.; sister, Beverly Dannenbaum of Houston; and grandchildren, Anna Bryant of McKinney and Jesse Herman of Shawnee, Okla.

Robertson Mueller Harper
1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
 

Alicia Balboa
CLEBURNE -- Alicia Balboa, 56, a homemaker, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cleburne. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield.

Alicia Balboa was born Dec. 8, 1940, in Porvenirde Bachiniva, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Survivors: Husband, Raul L. Balboa of Cleburne; son, Raul Balboa of Cleburne; brothers, Jose Maturin and Cayetano Maturin, both of Mexico, and Fermin Maturin of Richmond, Calif.; and sisters, Bertha Torres of Whitney, Hilda Torre of Cleburne, Maria Maturin of El Paso and Sandra Maturin of Richmond.

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

Ruby G. Banks
FORT WORTH -- Ruby G. Banks, 71, a program control specialist, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ruby G. Banks was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Brighton, Tenn. She retired from the U.S. Federal Civil Service in 1971. She worked at Naval Air Station in Millington, Tenn., and for the U.S. Air Force in Spain and Memphis, Tenn., and at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. Ms. Banks was a program control specialist, approving funds for purchase of vehicles for the Air Force worldwide. She moved to Fort Worth in 1973 with her friend, Betty Singleton, where they traveled extensively until her health began to fail in 1987.

Survivors: Brother, Norris G. Banks of Fort Worth; sister, Mrs. Kathryne (Tommye) Dillard of Fort Worth; dear friend and companion, Betty June Singleton; and many nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3000 White Settlement, 336-0584
 

Marceline Barner
FORREST CITY, Ark. -- Marceline Barner, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a Forrest City hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home. Graveside service: 2 p.m. in Harvey Chapel Cemetery in Marmaduke, Ark. Officiant: the Rev. Rick Hedger.

Marceline Barner was born June 28, 1920, in Marmaduke, the daughter of Clarence Cole and Bessie Pearl Parker Cole. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Forrest City. She was a member of the YMW Demonstration Club. Mrs. Barner was married to Theodore R. Barner in 1938; he preceded her in death in 1981.

Survivors: Sons, Donald K. Barner of Memphis and Ronald R. Barner of Grove Springs, Mo.; daughter, Teddie R. Barner of Dallas; sisters, Pauline Sheibley of Prescott, Ariz., and Lily Clements of Marmaduke; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Stevens Funeral Home
Forrest City, Ark., (501) 633-5400
 

John C. Blackwelder
PILOT POINT -- John C. Blackwelder, 85, a retired farmer, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Denton hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Pilot Point. Burial: St. Thomas Cemetery in Pilot Point.

John C. Blackwelder was born Aug. 28, 1911, in Denton.

Huff/Slay Funeral Home
Pilot Point, (817) 686-2277
 

Leoma K. Bounds
WEATHERFORD -- Leoma Knox Bounds, 87, a homemaker, died Jan. 19, 1997, at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at North Main Church of God in Weatherford. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery.

Leoma Knox Bounds was born Oct. 6, 1909, in Tolar.

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

Oscar Brown
FORT WORTH -- Oscar Brown, 94, a retired oil inspector, died Jan. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: Contact the family.

Oscar Brown was born Feb. 16, 1902, in Corsicana.

Survivors: Wife, Mildren Brown; daughters, Mary Ruth Whiteley of California, Jan Kelley Klopner of Fort Worth and Nancy Warren of Weatherford; and a grandchild, Jimmy Brown of Keller.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Ersal Cain
FORT WORTH -- Ersal Cain, 72, a retired postal clerk, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Tuesday in Hico Cemetery.

Ersal Cain was born Nov. 22, 1924, in Stephenville. He served in the Marine Corps four years and worked for the Post Service 34 years. He was a member of Bridgewood Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Cain of Fort Worth; daughter, Sandra Learned of Arlington; brother, Doyle Cain of Burnet; and sister, Nell Casparis of Odessa.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3000 White Settlement, 336-0584
 

Minnie Cash
TOLAR -- Minnie "Dee" Cash, 81, a homemaker and former cafe owner, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Granbury nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wiley Funeral Home. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday in Westlawn Cemetery in Del Rio.

Minnie "Dee" Cash was born May 26, 1915, in Sonora. She was a former resident of Dryden, where she and her husband owned and operated a cafe. She had resided in Tolar for 16 years and was a member of Tolar Baptist Church.

Survivors: Sister, Lola Bess Kidwell of Abilene; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great- nephews.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Clarence N. Cordar
DECATUR -- Clarence N. Cordar, 80, a retired ranch hand, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a Decatur hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Clarence N. Cordar was born July 17, 1916, in Arkadelphia, Ala.

Survivors: Sons, Charles Cordar, Jerry Cordar and Roger Cordar, all of Decatur; daughters, Wanda Hampton of Decatur, Glenna Faye Kelsoe of Falkville, Ala., Carolyn Lambert of Quincy, Wash., Tinia Powers of Brownwood and Donna Joe Hilton of Azle; brother, Roy Lee Cordar of Hanceville, Ala.; sisters, Linda Patton of Eva, Ala., Evelyn Mayfield of Birmingham, Ala., and Bell Worden of Birmingham, Ala.; 30 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

Tylor Daniel
FORT WORTH -- Tylor Daniel, 19, a student, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Visitation: After 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Tylor Daniel was born Dec. 25, 1977, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Nolan High School in 1996 and was attending Tarrant County Junior College. He was an avid Volkswagen enthusiast.

Survivors, all of Fort Worth: Father, Terry Daniel; mother, Patti Daniel; sister, Jennie Daniel; maternal grandmother, Mary Coke; and paternal grandparents, Bill and Wanda Daniel.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Helen Schriver DeMougeot
FORT WORTH -- Helen Schriver DeMougeot, 76, a retired executive secretary, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: A Paul Harris Fellowship Memorial Fund has been established in Helen's name at The Rotary Club of Fort Worth North, Box 161337, Fort Worth 76161-1337.

Helen Schriver DeMougeot was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., and moved to Fort Worth in 1952. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Coffman Schriver, an architect, and her second husband, Dr. William R. DeMougeot, a professor at the University of North Texas.

She was an executive secretary for Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance and retired in 1992 with 32 years' service. Helen Schriver DeMougeot was one of the first women to join the Rotary Club International in 1988. She served as executive secretary of the North Fort Worth Rotary Club for 26 years, maintaining 100 percent attendance throughout these 26 years. She was the first woman to receive the Paul Harris Fellow Award with North Fort Worth Rotary, the highest honor a Rotarian can achieve.

She was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church.

Survivors: Sons, Jack C. Schriver and daughter-in-law, Nancy Schriver, and Jan Craig Schriver, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Candice Casey and son-in- law, Ron J. Casey, of Fort Worth; brothers, Robert Snider and Larry Snider of California; sisters, Dorothy Wever and Betty Ballew of California; grandchildren, Kyra Casey Anderson, Reagan Kendall Casey, Jennifer Clark, Meagan Schriver and Jon Coffman Schriver; and great-grandchildren, Riley Kendall Anderson, Reid Carson Anderson and Kirsten Clark.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Donald B. East
ARLINGTON -- Donald Bain East, 50, beloved husband, father, son, friend, coworker, worker, neighbor and vice- president, manager of divisional support for Nations Bank asset management support systems, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, in Dallas.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home in Arlington. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Donald East was born March 24, 1946, in Birmingham, Ala., grew up in Arlington, Texas, and graduated from UTA. He married Jan Lanette Sanford on March 16, 1968, produced two fantastic children, Stephanie, an honor graduate of Martin High School and a junior at Texas A&M in biomedical science, and Brian East, an Eagle Scout and an outstanding Marine. He spent his life being a faithful and loving husband, wonderful father and son, good friend and a vital component within the community.

Survivors: Parents, Nelson L. and Louise East of Quinlan, formerly of Arlington; wife, Jan East; daughter, Stephanie; son, Brian; sister, Tonie East Groves and her husband, Rick, of Arlington; and nieces, Jennifer and Christina Groves, both of Arlington.

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

Frank Evans
CHICO -- Frank Evans, 61, a truck driver, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: West Bridgeport Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Frank Evans was born Aug. 28, 1935, in Paducah.

Survivors: Wife, Betty Evans of Chico; sons, Jackie Evans of Chico and Jay Evans of Springtown; daughters, Tammey Evans of Chico and Pamela Fisher of Wichita, Kan.; brother, Troy Evans of Broken Bow, Okla.; sister, Peggy Prudincio of Geronimo, Okla.; 14 grandchildren; and stepsons, Loren Hopkins of Arizona and Stephen Gillespie of Waco.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

Mary E. Felder
FORT WORTH -- Mary Elizabeth Felder, 78, a retired domestic worker in private homes, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: Private.

Mary Elizabeth Felder was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Fort Worth.

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

Richard C. Frost Jr.
GRAPEVINE -- Richard C. "Rick" Frost Jr., 50, a systems development and independent consultant, died Jan. 19, 1997, in Grapevine.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: American Heart Association or Disabled American Veterans.

Richard C. "Rick" Frost Jr. was born Dec. 18, 1946, in Ypsilanti, Mich., and had resided in Fort Worth since 1952. He graduated from Arlington Heights High School and received bachelor's and MBA degrees from UT-Austin. He was previously employed at Arthur Ander- sen, Curtis Mathes and Minyard's. He was a Vietnam veteran and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Frost, in 1973.

Survivors: Wife, Ellen of Grapevine; father and stepmother, Richard and Betsy-Ann Frost of Fort Worth; brother, Randy Frost of Hurst; sister and brother- in-law, Kristin and Rocky Hill of Arlington; stepbrother, John Meissner and his wife, Bonni, of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Peggy A. Graf
FORT WORTH -- Peggy Ann Graf, 60, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral:10 a.m. Wednesday at Guardian Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. After the services, the family and friends will meet at her sister's home.

Peggy Ann Graf was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Fort Worth. She obtained a pilot's license as a member of the Civil Air Patrol and was involved in many searches.

Survivors: Husband, Gerald "Jerry" Graf of Fort Worth; son, Michael D. and his wife, Teresa Graf, of Everman; brother, J.D. Charles of Rockport; sister, Dorothy M. Cook of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Michael L. and Christopher Graf; and a contingent of nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Guardian Funeral Home
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Sarah Griffin
FORT WORTH -- Sarah Griffin, 67, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Women's Haven.

Sarah Griffin was born Aug. 27, 1929, in Brownwood and had resided in Fort Worth most of her life. She was preceded in death by two sons, Jeffery A. Griffin, in 1983, and Garry D. Griffin, in 1976.

Survivors: Husband, Clarence A. Griffin of Fort Worth; daughters and son- in-law, Tina Owens and her husband, David, of Boyd, and Rhonda Parsons and Venita Fairlamb, both of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Donald Griffin and his wife, Debra, of Fort Worth; brothers, Gene Nelms of Gilmore and Charles Nelms of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren, Jody Parsons, Robyn Owens, Billy Griffin, Randi Owens, Amber Fairlamb, Rachel Parsons, Glen Griffin, Amanda Jimenez and Cindy Griffin; and great-grandchild, Sarah Cheyenne Griffin.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Coy D. Halbert
BENTONVILLE -- Coy O. Halbert, 88, a retired Bell Helicopter accountant, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, in Bentonville.

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

Memorials: Building Fund of First Baptist Church of Bentonville or charity of choice.

Coy O. Halbert was born Aug. 14, 1908, in Stephenville.

Survivors: Wife, Eloise Halbert of Bentonville; brothers, Cecil Halbert of Fort Worth and Robert Halbert of Stephenville; and sister, Mary Nix of Granbury.

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

Jeffrey L. Hinkle
WEATHERFORD -- Jeffrey Lynn Hinkle, 46, a retired Navy and Marine Corps warehouse specialist in aviation, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials: Cancer Society.

Jeffrey Lynn Hinkle was born in War, W.Va.

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

Charles L. Holloway
FORT WORTH -- Charles L. Holloway, 70, an aircraft machinist, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

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

Charles L. Holloway was born March 16, 1926, in Broken Bow, Okla. He served in the Navy during World War II and retired from General Dynamics after 42 years' service.

Survivors: Wife, Erma Holloway of Fort Worth; son, Mark Lee Holloway of Enid, Okla.; daughter, Marsha Armstrong of Saginaw; brothers, William Holloway of Arlington and Oscar Holloway of Weatherford; and grandchildren, Robert Armstrong, Jacob Armstrong and Sarah Holloway.

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

Billie Jo Hurley
BURLESON -- Billie Jo Hurley, 68, a homemaker, died Jan. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann Catholic Church. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Huguley Hospice at Huguley Memorial Medical Center, 11801 South Freeway, Fort Worth 76028.

Billie Jo Hurley was born Aug. 2, 1928, in Seymour.

Survivors: Husband, John Hurley of Burleson; son, Philip Hurley of Bedford; daughters, Suzan Cogswell and her husband, Chip, of Columbus, Ohio, and Becky Greenwood and her husband, David, of Burleson; sister, Juanita Jordan of Burleson; and five grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211
 

Robert P. Johnson
MEXIA -- Robert Paul Johnson, 47, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Mexia hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Jaybird Cemetery in Springtown. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Robert Paul Johnson was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Fort Worth. He was a resident of Mexia State School in Mexia.

Survivors: Mother and stepfather, Joy and Joe Pearce of Mineola; father, Robert H. Johnson of Missouri; brothers, Raymond L. Johnson of Arlington and David W. Johnson of Lindale; sister, Pamela J. Idell of Saginaw; grandmother, Martha Smith of Fort Worth; aunt, Alva Jean Zeigler of Fort Worth; and numerous other family members.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Jaunita S. Kendall
GRAHAM -- Jaunita Sue Kendall, 81, a retired ward clerk at Graham General Hospital, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Graham hospital.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Graham. Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorials: First United Methodist Church Samaritans.

Jaunita Kendall was born Feb. 15, 1915, in Ringling, Okla.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121
 

Marquetta Lowrance
FORT WORTH -- Marquetta Lowrance, 72, a Postal Service attendance clerk who retired in 1985 after 25 years' service, died Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Home. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers: David Pointer, Eric Cooper, Tuffy Roberts, Michael Odem, Harold Lide, Al Blunt, Nathan Eller and Bill Hamilton.

Marquetta Lowrance was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Decatur. She was a former member of Fostepco Heights Church of Christ until the building burned. She was a member of Diamond Hill Senior Citizens Organization and on the Board of Directors of the Diamond Hill Community Health Center.

Survivors: Husband of 54 years, Joe Lowrance; son and daughter-in-law, Joe B. Lowrance III and Marcie of Pasadena, Md.; daughter, Hazel Pointer of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Joe B. Lowrance IV, Angela Marie Lowrance, David Leroy Pointer Jr. and Stephanie Ann Cooper; and six great-grandchildren.

Shannon North Funeral Chapel
111 W. Northside Drive, 624-2191
 

Ruth J. Lowry
CLEBURNE -- Ruth J. Lowry, 88, a retired cleaning service employee, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Cleburne hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Ruth J. Lowry was born April 16, 1908, in the Lone Willow community.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Rudy Adkins of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

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

Warren McCubbins
CLEBURNE -- Warren "Mac" McCubbins, 75, a cement contractor, died Jan. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crosier- Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery.

Warren "Mac" McCubbins was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Cleburne.

Survivors, both of Cleburne: Wife, Florence McCubbins; and half brother, Walter McCubbins.

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

Elzie M. Moore
WATAUGA -- Elzie M. Moore, 84, a retired highway contractor, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 1997, at home.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Watauga Presbyterian Church.

Elzie M. Moore was born Sept. 7, 1912, in Jacksboro. He was a pioneer in the road building business throughout the central United States.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wenonah Belle Moore; father, Fred Moore; mother and stepfather, Lola and Claud Jarvis; sister, Bernice Moore; and brother, Glen William Jarvis.

Survivors: Sons, Lewis Moore of Watauga, Larry Moore of Tucson, Ariz., and Bill Moore of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, F.P. Moore and his wife, Mozelle, of Riverton, Wyo.; sister, Claudine and her husband, Bill Critchfield, of Arlington; five grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; sister-in-law, Jean Jarvis of Farmers Branch; aunt, Sally M. Holcomb of Benbrook; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555
 

Jose Y. Prado
DE SOTO -- Jose Ysmael Prado, 97, a retired butcher, died Jan. 18, 1997, in Lancaster.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Dallas.

Jose Ysmael Prado was born May 15, 1899, in Mexico.

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

Verna Ramey
WEATHERFORD -- Verna Imogene Briles Ramey, 70, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at South Main Church of Christ in Weatherford. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Verna Ramey was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Amorita, Okla.

Survivors: Sons, Eddie Ramey of Tehachapi, Calif., and Kenneth Ramey of Weatherford; daughters, Loretta Bradley of Weatherford and Carol McCarroll of Hartshorne, Okla.; sisters, Lois Phillips of Wellington, Kan., and Golda Jenkins of Wichita, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Cunningham Funeral Home
Caddo, Okla., (405) 367-2711
 

Jack Reams
EULESS -- Jack Reams, 77, a retired Army major, died Friday, Jan. 17, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Maj. Jack Reams was born April 16, 1919, in Cuero. He was a paratrooper with the 11th Airborne Army for 13 years and an Army officer for 22 years. He then worked for the city of Dallas for 17 years as an engineering inspector.

Survivors, both of Euless: Wife, Juanita Reams; and son, Gary Hope Reams.

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

James B. Reeves
FORT WORTH -- James B. Reeves, 72, a professor, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: St. Andrew Episcopal Church and The American Lung Association, 6420 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76109.

Mr. Reeves was born Jan. 24, 1924, in Beaumont. He was a member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church. He graduated from Louisiana State University with his bachelor of science and masters degrees and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Ph.D. He taught at the University of Texas El Paso for 21 years, where he was head of the Department of Biology and taught 10 years at TCOM where he was head of the Microbiology Department.

Survivors: Wife, Jeanne P. Reeves; son, James Patton Reeves and his wife, Patty of Silver Springs, Md.; daughter, Jeanne Clinton of Dallas; brother, Eugene J. Reeves and his wife, Nelda of Beaumont; grandchildren, David S. Reeves, Angela M. Reeves; and nephews and nieces.

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

Theresa J. Roberts
FORT WORTH -- Theresa Juanita Roberts, 74, a retired federal clerk- typist, died Friday, Jan. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: was Sunday at Guardian Cremation Society.

Theresa Juanita Roberts was born March 13, 1922, in Soper, Okla.

Survivors: Son, Jerry Roberts; brother, Orval Pate of Durant, Okla.; sisters, Alta Rhodes of Antlers, Okla., Delphia Shipman of Los Angeles, Calif., Mary Jane Pate of Antlers and Winnie Merriweather of Hinton, Okla.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Freida S. Sheldon
GODLEY -- Freida Sanders Sheldon, 48, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Godley. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Freida Sanders Sheldon was born March 26, 1948, in Fort Worth. She was vice president of the original Tarrant County Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. She was a faithful and devoted Christian wife, mother, sister and friend. She fought a long and courageous battle with cancer. She home- schooled her son, James, for four years. She was active in her community and church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Dorothy Sanders, and a brother, Fred H. Sanders.

Survivors: Husband of 28 years, Roger Sheldon of Godley; son, James Sheldon of Godley; sisters, Wanda Ewing of Bedford and Dorothy Garcia of Fort Worth; brother, Glenn Reese of Fort Worth; her family at First Baptist Church of Godley; and numerous family and friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Dale W. Taylor
BOYD -- Dale Wilson Taylor, 57, an automotive mechanic, died Jan. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: Boyd Cemetery.

Dale Wilson Taylor was born May 11, 1939, in Achille, Okla. He had worked for Frank Krynik for 30 years.

Survivors: Wife of 38 years, Mary Taylor of Boyd; son, Dale C. Taylor of Boyd; daughters, Laura Bedwell, Julie Long and Dee Dee Worley, all of Boyd; parent, Dollye Mae Taylor of Whitewright; brothers, Ben Taylor, Doyle Taylor, Larry Gene Taylor and Ray Taylor; sisters, Peggy Watts, Dollye Clark, Jo Saxen and Janet Noble; and five grandchildren.

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

Ruby Lee Taylor
FORT WORTH -- Ruby Lee Taylor, 81, a homemaker, died Jan. 15, 1997, at a convalescent center.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Williams Funeral Chapel. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens.

Ruby Lee Taylor was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Mineola.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Ohma Triplitt
AZLE -- Ohma Triplitt, 84, a homemaker and domestic, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at an Azle hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ohma Triplitt was born Nov. 3, 1912, in Chillicothe.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211
 

Christopher J. Turner
FORT WORTH -- Christopher James Turner, 30, a waiter at Stouffers Hotel in Dallas who retired in 1992, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greater Eleazer Baptist Church, 5025 Sunshine. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 8:30 to 9:30 Tuesday at the funeral home.

Christopher Turner was born Nov. 26, 1966, in Dallas. He graduated from Malakoff High School and Trinity Valley Junior College and attended North Texas State University.

Survivors: Mother, Gloria Dowell of Fort Worth; brother, the Rev. Homer Turner of Fort Worth; and grandparent, Ora Mae Dowell of Caney City.

Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors
4000 Miller Ave., 531-8666
 

Era Vick
WEATHERFORD -- Era Jane Greenfield Vick, 92, a retired salesperson and homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a Weatherford nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial: Turner Cemetery.

Era Jane Vick was was born Dec. 19, 1904, in Greenfield Bend, Tenn. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors: Sons, Jim Vick of Waco and Gabe T. Vick of Weatherford; sisters, Wanda Turpin and Maud Davis, both of Columbia, Tenn.; grandchildren, J.J. Vick of Fort Collins, Colo., John Vick of Atlanta, Ga., Mike Vick of Bedford and Tom Vick of Weatherford; and seven great-grandchildren.

Cotten-Bratton Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2711
 

Harold B. Walker
FORT WORTH -- Harold B. Walker, 82, a tool and die maker, died Jan. 11, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at University Christian Church. Officiant: Dr. Charles Sanders.

Harold B. Walker was born April 8, 1914, in Fort Worth. In 1953, he moved to Chicago, where he worked for Stewart Warner, returning to Fort Worth in 1983 when his wife, Florence, died. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillian Lee Tinker and Myrtle Landers of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Son and wife, Clyde E. and Norma Paschall of Galveston; brother and wife, Wm. Herbert and Ova Walker; sister, Claudine Mitchell; sister and her husband, Imogene and Donald E. McCue; and brother-in-law, H.S. Landers of Fort Worth.
 

Edmund N. WalshM
FORT WORTH -- Edmund N. Walsh, 87, a physician, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Private graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen Presbyterian Church.

Memorials: St. Stephen Presbyterian Church or the Child Study Center, 1300 W. Lancaster, Fort Worth 76102.

Dr. Edmund N. Walsh was born Nov. 25, 1909, in Morris, Ill. He and his wife, Garnette, were longtime residents of Fort Worth. He graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School in 1935. He specialized in dermatology and practiced in Fort Worth until his retirement in 1983.

He was preceded in death by his son, William Walsh.

Survivors: Wife, Garnette Walsh of Fort Worth; daughters, Jo Frances Walsh of Boulder, Colo., and Sue Walsh Richards and her husband, Peter, of San Francisco, Calif.; sister, Anita Lamb of Tucson, Ariz.; granddaughters, Mary Frances Richards and Ashley Richards; nephew, John Lamb; and niece, Marjorie Sherrill.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3000 White Settlement, 336-0584
 

J.B. Welborn
FORT WORTH -- J.B. Welborn, 73, a master plumber, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.

J.B. Welborn was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Wellington. He owned Welborn Plumbing Co. since 1953. He was a longtime member of Local Plumbers Union No. 146. He worked for the Navy as a pipefitter for five years during World War II. He assisted in rebuilding Oahu, Hawaii.

Survivors: Wife, Hazel Parker Welborn of Fort Worth; daughters and sons- in-law, Teresa and Rickey Largent of Crowley and Diane and Tom Parrott, and Connie Welborn, all of Fort Worth; brothers, Lowell Welborn of Weatherford, Thurman Welborn of Newark, William Welborn of Rhome and Homer Welborn of Cleburne; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Lynda Wharton
FORT WORTH -- Lynda Wharton, 73, co-owner of a jewelry store, died Jan. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday in Alvarado Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Lynda Wharton was born June 5, 1923, in Johnson County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joel Wharton, in 1994.

Survivors: Brothers, Lewis Bledsoe of Fort Worth, E.R. Bledsoe of Richland Hills, John A. Bledsoe of Haltom City and Joe Bledsoe of Fort Worth; and sisters, Marilyn Lawson of Azle and Shirley Dugan of River Oaks.

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

Lillie L. Whitt
GAINESVILLE -- Lillie Lee Whitt, 78, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at a health center in Gainesville.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Side Baptist Church in Gainesville. Burial: Fairview Cemetery.

Lillie Lee Whitt was born July 14, 1918, in Bulcher.

McCoy Funeral Home
Saint Jo, (817) 995-2288
 

Daisy Williams
ARLINGTON -- Daisy Williams, 97, a homemaker, died Jan. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Arlington First Church of the Nazarene. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington Funeral Home.

Daisy Williams was born June 11, 1899, in Sparta, Tenn. She had lived in Arlington since 1943, and was a former resident of Fort Worth. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors: Sons, Paul Williams of Bentonville, Ark., Roy Williams of Lisbon, N.H., and Joe Williams of Austin; daughters, Pat Benson of Dallas and Virginia Ellenburg of Fort Worth; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Margaret D. Wilson
FORT WORTH -- Margaret D. Wilson, 86, a homemaker, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at her daughter's North Richland Hills home.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Handley United Methodist Church, 2929 Forest, Fort Worth. Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in West Memphis, Ark. Burial: Marion, Ark.

Memorials: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 332 Lauderdale North, Memphis, Tenn., or Handley United Methodist Church Music Fund.

Margaret D. Wilson was born March 25, 1910, in Hugo, Okla. She was a member of Handley United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, Oak Crest Woman's Club, P.E.O., Rotary Ann and Home Demonstration Club and Heritage Club of First United Methodist Church in West Memphis.

Her husband, Joe V. Wilson, died on Jan. 25, 1986, and a daughter, Josephine Ledford, died in March 1973.

Survivors: Son, Stanley V. Wilson of Godley; daughter, Ann Baldwin and her husband, Oris, of North Richland Hills; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great- grandchildren.

Citizens Funeral Home
West Memphis, Ark., (501) 735-1000

Jessie P. Wood
GRANBURY -- Jessie "Netta" Paton Wood, 72, a church secretary, died Jan. 19, 1997, at a Glen Rose nursing home.

Memorial service: noon Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Granbury.

Memorials: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 N.E. 13th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. 73104.

Jessie "Netta" Paton Wood was born Dec. 8, 1924, in Dumbarton, Scotland, and had resided in Granbury for 31/2 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Dumbarton. She married Bill Wood on July 29, 1950, in Hampton, Va. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Altus, Okla.

Survivors: Husband, Bill Wood of Granbury; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila Wood Hickman and Doug Hickman of Granbury; two brothers; eight sisters; granddaughter, Caitlin Hickman of Granbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Harrison C. Woolard
ALVARADO -- Harrison C. Woolard, 74, a retired cement plant foreman, died Jan. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday in Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado.

Harrison C. Woolard was born July 30, 1922, in Truelove.

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

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