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Published Jan. 27, 1997

Richard Anguiano
FORT WORTH -- Richard Anguiano, 29, a former shipping and receiving clerk with Pangburn Candy Company, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Monday at All Saints Catholic Church. Rev. Stephen Jasso will officiate at both the rosary and mass.

Pallbearers: Paul Acosta, Bobby Maldonado, Tony Mercardo, Benny Aguilera, Mark Coronado and Mike Espinoza. Richard Anguiano was born April 4, 1967, in Fort Worth. He was a member of the All Saints Catholic Church. He attended North Side High School.

Survivors: Parents, Lupe and Ruben Anguiano of Fort Worth; brothers, Ruben Anguiano Jr. of Arlington, Leonard Anguinao and Rudy Anguiano, both of Fort Worth.

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

Odessa Atwell
MINERAL WELLS -- Odessa Atwell, 87, a retired cook, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Mineral Wells.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home. Burial: Perrin Cemetery.

Odessa Atwell was born Feb. 26, 1909, in Mineral Wells.

White's Funeral Home
Mineral Wells, (817) 325-3311

Kathryn C. Bernard
GRANBURY -- Kathryn C. "Kay" Bernard, 79, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 25, 1997, at home.

Funeral: Services Pending at the Wilton Mortuary, 201 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, Ill. Burial: Swan Lake Cemetery in Peoria, Ill. Visitation: Noon to 9 p.m. Monday at Martin's Funeral Home in Granbury.

Kathryn C. Bernard was born May 9, 1917, in Sanford, Ind. She had been a resident of Granbury since 1987. She liked to read and enjoyed many sports on television. She had worked as Assistant Director of The Senior Citizens Center in Arlington seven years. She married Willis C. Bernard Nov. 25, 1938, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death May 3, 1977.

Survivors: Daughter and Son-in-law, Judy and John Cox of Granbury; Charles Laycox Jr. of Salem, Mo.; grandchildren, Jeff Davis of Fort Worth, Lori Davis of Granbury; great-granddaughter, Lacy Davis of Granbury.

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

Olive L.N. Boone
ARLINGTON -- Olive Lee Newby Boone, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Dallas-Fort Worth area hospital.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Fairmont United Methodist Church. Burial: Bradshaw Cemetery.

Officiant: Rev. John W. Lee.

Memorials: The family requests that memorials be sent to a favorite charity or the Fairmont United Methodist Church, 1101 W. Palm St., Abilene 79605.

Ms. Boone was born in Bradshaw and went to Bradshaw schools. In 1924, she attended some of the first classes held at McMurry University in Abilene. She married R.H. "Hub" Boone in 1925, and lived in Winters until moving to Abilene in 1942. She moved to Arlington in 1985. In Abilene, she was an active participating member of the Fairmont United Methodist Church and was a life member of the United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1981.

Survivors: Two sons, Earl Boone of Las Vegas and Troy Boone of San Antonio; daughter, Ray "Mrs. H.W. Bendel" of Arlington; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

North's Funeral Home
Abilene (915) 677-6246

Benjamin C. Bowden
NOCONA -- Benjamin Carroll Bowden, 78, a retired mechanic in Fort Worth, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Saint Jo nursing home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Monday at Scott- Morris Funeral Home. Burial: Lindale Cemetery.

Benjamin Carroll Bowden was born Feb. 9, 1918, in Bowie.

Scott-Morris Funeral Home
Nocona, (817) 825-3338

Bernice E. Davis
ARLINGTON -- Bernice E. Davis, 87, a retired registered nurse, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral:Schenectady, N.Y. Burial: Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Bernice E. Davis was born Jan. 31, 1910, in Schenectady.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Teddie and Don Hill; and two grandsons.

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

Del Davis
FORT WORTH -- Del Davis, 68, a pharmacist, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Memorials: Western Rotary Club of Fort Worth.

Mr. Davis was born Dec. 8, 1928, in Elk City, Okla.

He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and a licensed pharmacist in three states. He was past president of Tarrant County Pharmaceutical Association, a "Fellow" and past president of the Texas Chapter of American College of Apothecaries. He was past vice- counselor of District 13, a member of Texas Pharmaceutical Association and licensed as a Texas Health Care Administartor. He was a past vice-president and general manager of Whitten Pharmacies Inc. He was past director of the Regional Health Planning Council for North Central Texas Council of Governments. He was a member and past president of Western Rotary Club of Fort Worth and held a 39 year record for perfect attendance. He was very active in many civic organizations. He was a member of Westcliff Methodist Church.

Active pallbearers: Bill Whitten, Frank Burgess, Bobby McDaniel, Doyle Harrell, Dr. Jim Czewski, Dr. Darrell Boren, Ron Bleecker and Robert Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Western Rotary Club of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Frances Davis of Fort Worth; longtime companion, Johnnie Benson; sons, Bill Davis, Bob Davis, Paul Davis, all of Fort Worth, Tom Davis of Crowley; sister, Maedelle Wilson of Elk City, Okla.; five daughters-in-law; 13 grandchildren; and a host of loving friends and family.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Kathryn S. Davis
FORT WORTH -- Kathryn Stovall Davis, 88, a homemaker, died Thursday, January 23, 1997, at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Shannon North Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Kathryn Davis was born Nov. 20, 1908, in Calvert.

Mrs. Davis came to Fort Worth as an infant. She attended Fort Worth schools and graduated from North Side High School. During her adult years, she sang in The Rockwood Christian Church Choir and was active in the Oddfellows Lodge, Rebekahs, Royal Neighbors and the Patriarch Militent. She was a member of Central Christian Church at the time of her death.

She was preceded in death by husband, John Linden Davis.

Survivors: Nephews, Jere Paul Surber of Denver, Colo., Charles Surber, Kenneth O'Neal Surber, both of Fort Worth.

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

Gary S. Dearen
FORT WORTH -- Gary Samuel Dearen, 58, an insurance executive, president and founder of Frontier General Insurance and president of Wellington Insurance Company, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Officiating: Rev. Terry Boggs.

Memorials: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund of Dr. J. Ellerhorst, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Box 13, Houston, Texas 77030, or St. Matthews Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 5709 Granbury Road, Fort Worth 76133.

Pallbearers: Steve Ferguson, William E. Geer, Al Johnston, Bob Robinson, Bob Sprosty and Gary Stasey.

Gary Dearen was born Nov. 4, 1938, in Blue Grove, Texas. He received a BBA from Texas Tech University in Lubbock and an MBA from Texas Christian University. Following college, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his father, Ira Lee Dearen.

Survivors: Wife of 37 years, Nan Dearen; daughters, LeeAnne Wright and her husband, Blake, and Laura Dearen, all of Dallas; mother, Anne Opal Dearen of Pampa; brother, Dr. Dan Dearen of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Ernestine Collier of Childress; grandmother, Hazel Dearen of Henrietta; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other family members; and a vast number of friends.

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

Vernon V. Fehr
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Vernon V. Fehr, 78, a retired mechanic, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997, in El Paso.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Vernon V. Fehr was born Feb. 15, 1918 in Illinois. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Oakleaf Cluster. He enjoyed collecting rocks and stones and also making jewelry from them.

Survivors: Wife, Louise Fehr of Phoenix, Ariz., son, Harvey Fehr of Bedford; daughter, Joetta Lilly of Mount Sidndey, Va.; brothers, Everett Fehr of Illinois. and Virgil Fehr of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Viola Claassen of Peoria, Ill. and Irma Berger of Tennessee; and four grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Harvey J. Goleman
BURLESON -- Harvey Jack Goleman, 66, a retired forklift operator for Miller Brewery, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral:Noon Tuesday at Burleson Church of Christ. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mulhearn Memorial Gardens in Monroe, La. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Laurel Land of Burleson.

Memorials: Community Hospice of Cleburne.

Mr. Goleman was born July 2, 1930, in Winnsboro, La. He retired in 1993 after 25 years of service. He was a member of Crestmont Baptist Church, Tarrant Masonic Lodge and Crowley Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed metal detecting and being with his granddaughters. Jack was a loving, caring man who spent his time brightening other people's days with his sense of humor and seeing that their needs were met.

He was honored by Clarice Tinsley as a "Hometown Hero" for volunteering thousands of hours at Fort Worth-Cook Children's Hospital and at local schools. He had received two Purple Hearts while serving in the Army in Korea.

Survivors: Wife, Virginia Goleman of Burleson; sons, Harvey Jack Goleman II of Cleburne, Scooter Goleman of Bastrop, La. and Eddie Goleman of Fort Worth; daughters, Lisa Piepiora of Burleson and Beverly Watson of Bastrop; brothers, O.C. Goleman of Portland, Ore., James Goleman and J.W. Goleman, both of Bastrop, Webster Goleman of Columbia, La.; half-brother, Armster Harrison of Baton Rouge, La.; sister, Edna Mayberry of Bastrop; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

William A. Griffith
ARLINGTON -- William Ashton Griffith, D.O., 77, a retired osteopathic physician, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at home.

Funeral: Noon Monday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Officiating: Pastor Kevin Kamouse and Pastor Mark Vinciguerra.

Pallbearers: Jan Wallace, Russell Reston, Glenn Julius, Paul Young, Dick Jeskie, Dr. Paul Saperstein, John Nelson and Brad McDavid.

Memorials: Vitas Hospice and Advent Lutheran Church; and the Osteopathic Health Foundation.

Dr. William Griffith was born Aug. 8, 1919, in Philadelphia. In 1940, he received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He received his doctorate from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1944 and was in family practice in Philadelphia until moving to Fort Worth in 1955. While in Philadelphia, he married the former Charlotte Worsham, who died in 1982. He was board certified in family practice in Fort Worth until his retirement in 1986.

He had been Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and was past chairman of that department. He was a founding member of the Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas Corporation and was active on many committees and boards of O.M.C.T. and was instrumental in its progress and success. Dr. Griffith was a volunteer in medically related charitable organizations including several Fort Worth night shelters and the Presbyterian night shelter while serving as a medical missionary to several underserved countries. He had been active in the Texas Archaeological Society and was an avid collector and authority of American Indian artifacts. He was a Mason 50 years in Blue Lodge 384 and a member of the Lion's Club, program chairman of Optimists Club of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Air Power Council and former member of Colonial Country Club.

Survivors: Wife, Jean; daughters, Rebecca Jordan of Aledo, Hope Matthews of Fort Worth and Martha Herzer of Dallas; step-children, Jennie Cook, David Moebus and Chuck Moebus; brother, Harold Griffith of San Antonio; seven grandchildren; seven step- grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

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

Hazel Grundy
DECATUR -- Hazel Grundy, 68, a housewife, died Friday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Denton hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fundamental Baptist Church. Burial: Bethel Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday .

Hazel Grundy was born May 29, 1928, in Magic City. She married Bill Grundy on April 1, 1948, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Husband, Bill Grundy of Decatur; sons, Eddie Grundy and Bobby Grundy, both of Decatur; daughter, Billie Rawle of Decatur; sister, Patt Buffington of Valley View; eight granchildren; and six great-granchildren.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959

Ronald F. Guymon
FORT WORTH -- Ronald Flint Guymon, 44, a maintenance manager, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Jim Heckard, Andy Goh, Danny O'Grady, Jeff Melch, Ted Reeves, Wendell Poteet, Tom Dixon, Morris Booth, Tim Winnett, Dave Wresinski, Noel Ice, and Jeff Ice.

Memorials: First Presbyterian Church, 1000 Penn, Fort Worth 76102.

Mr. Guymon was born Jan. 13, 1952, in Dallas. He attended First Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of Southwest High School in Fort Worth and attended Fullerton Junior College in Fullerton, Calif.

His early career consisted of car racing and being a pit crew member of Parnelli Jones. He was a home remodeler and maintenance manager at O'Grady Containers.

He was very active in Boy Scouts. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with friends. Most of all, he was looking forward to the birth of his twins. He was dedicated to his church, work, friends and family. He loved participating in Junior Woman's Club shows and dances and was an outstanding cook.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon F. Guymon.

Survivors: Wife, Kathy O'Grady Guymon of Fort Worth; mother, Helen G. Farmer; sister, Karen W. Wresinski and husband, David J.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Billy and Emily O'Grady; sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Ted Reeves; nephews, Cody and Casey Reeves; brother-in-law and sister-in- law, Danny and Terry O'Grady; niece and nephew, Taylor and Garrett; sister- in-law and brother-in-law, Kitty and Jeff Melch; and nephew, Chase Hunter.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Fred Harris
FORT WORTH -- Fred Harris, 95, retired, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Cryptside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Mausoleum.

Mr. Harris was born June 27, 1901, in Brownsboro.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

Survivors: Friends, Cecil and Lola Shelton, Cecil Pauline Shelton and Jimmy W. Shelton, all of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Joseph W. Hawpe
AZLE -- Joseph Weldon Hawpe, 88, a retail goods truck driver, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Azle Funeral Home. Entombment: Azleland Mausoleum in Reno. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday with the family present from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hawpe was born Aug. 17, 1908, in Caddo.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Shockley Hawpe in 1990 and a son, Nolan Carl Hawpe in 1954.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Hugh Edward and Janis Hawpe of Jacksonville; step-son, T.J. Shockley of Azle; daughter and son-in-law, LaRue and James Hughes of Haltom City; brother, Lloyd Hawpe of Dallas; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two step-great- grandchildren; eight great-great- grandchildren; many nephews and nieces; and many friends.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Docie Holmes
BEDFORD -- Docie Holmes, 96, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Docie Holmes was born Nov. 10, 1900, in Rising Star. She was a member of First Baptist Church of White Settlement.

Survivors: Son, Britton Holmes of Odessa; granddaughter, Darlene Ann Gregory of Bedford; six other grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-granchildren.

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

Mattie L. Jennings
BOYD -- Mattie L. Jennings, 82, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral:2 p.m. Monday at Aurora Baptist Church. Burial: Aurora Cemetery.

Mattie L. Jennings was born April 23, 1914, in Halletsville, Ala. She was a member of Aurora Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Bo Jennings of Boyd; three daughters, June Adcock of Aurora, Judy Barnes of Plano, and Jennie Smith of Boyd; two sisters, Vinnie West and Beatrice Chipman, both of Waxahachie; eight grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959

Laura Mae Johnson
NORFOLK, Va. -- Laura Mae Johnson, 89, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 1997, in Norfolk, Va.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Western Hills Church of Christ in Fort Worth.

Laura Mae Johnson, a Hillsboro native, was born Oct. 27, 1907. She was a Fort Worth resident 48 years and died at her daughter's home in Norfolk, Va.

Survivors: Daughter, Sally Logan and husband, Lester of Norfolk, Va.; brother, Jesse D. Robbins of Midland; grandson, Casey Logan of Norfolk, Va.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3000 White Settlement, 336-0584

Sandra M. Lineberry
FORT WORTH -- Sandra M. Lineberry, 41, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Sandra Lineberry was born June 30, 1955, in Greensboro, N.C.

Survivors: Husband, Max Lineberry of Fort Worth; sons, James Lineberry and John Lineberry, both of South Port, N.C., Jerry Lineberry of Fort Worth; daughters, Nicole Fox of South Port, N.C., Misty Lineberry of Fort Worth; brothers, Benny Myrick and Gary Myrick, both of South Port, N.C.; sister, Debbie Barksdale of South Port, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

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

Mary B. Lockett
FORT WORTH -- Mary B. Lockett, 72, a retired secretary, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: no services scheduled. Memorials: Shriners's Hospital for Children.

Mary B. Lockett was born March 3, 1924, in Fort Worth. She was a graduate of Paschal High School in 1942. She retired from the Hussman Refrigeration Company in St. Louis, Mo.

Survivors: Husband, Clarence "Burnie" Lockett of Fort Worth; son, Thomas E. Dye and his wife, Marcia J., of Fort Worth; sister-in-law; Bettye L. Freeman of Fort Worth; grandson, Scott M. Dye of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3000 White Settlement, 336-0584

Leon Marshall
DENTON -- Leon Marshall, 92, a retired first grade teacher, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at a Denton nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Mulkey- Mason Funeral Home in Denton. Burial: I. O.O.F. Cemetery.

Leon Marshall was born Dec. 28, 1904, in Canton.

Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz & Son
Denton, (817) 382-6622

Charles E. McDonald
FERRIS -- Charles Edward "Squirrelly" McDonald, 66, a dairyman, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at home.

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

Mr. McDonald was born July 19, 1930, in Coppell.

He was a member of American Milk Producers Incorporated and past deacon in Grace Temple Baptist Church in Arlington. He was a former Board of Directors for Dallas County Farm Bureau. He was presently employed by Wal-Mart Super Center in Waxahachie.

Survivors: Wife, Jean McDonald of Ferris; sons, Ronald E. McDonald of Grand Prairie, Gary Don McDonald of Rice, Michael W. McDonald of Plano; brothers, Claude William McDonald Jr. of Ferris; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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

Mazelle McDonald
STEPHENVILLE -- Mazelle McDonald, 81, who was a retired 30-year secretary for Texas Education Agency in Austin, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997 at a Stephenville hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Hill Park Cemetery in Austin. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Mazelle McDonald was born Oct. 26, 1915, in Bluff Dale. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Stephenville and the widow of J. C. McDonald. She lived in Stephenville the past eight years after moving from Austin.

Survivors: Brothers, Wayne Cowan of Richardson, Gene Cowan of Stephenville; and sisters, Maxine Williams of Grand Prairie, Naomi McCarty of Dublin and Anna Miller of Stephenville.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Willie McDonald
HURST -- Willie "Bob" McDonald, 63, a retired auditor for Nokia, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service:2 p.m. Wednesday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Mr. McDonald was born July 26, 1933, in Bleckley County, Ga.

Survivors: Wife, Lucille McDonald of Hurst; and brothers, Watson McDonald and Wyman McDonald, both of Mulberry, Ga.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Robert W. McFail
FORT WORTH -- Robert Williams McFail, 65, a retired insurance company salesperson, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline.

Memorials: All Saints Episcopal Church. The family has requested no flowers.

Mr. McFail was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Missouri.

He attended the University of the South and graduated from Texas Christian University. He was a First Lieutenant in the Air Force.

Survivors: One son of Fort Worth.

Baumgardner Funeral Home
3704 Highway 377 S., 731-8400

Grace O'Toole
FORT WORTH -- Grace O'Toole, 91, a homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a local nursing home.

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

Memorials: Alzheimers Association of Tarrant County, PO Box 9709, Fort Worth 76147.

Grace O'Toole was born June 15, 1905, in Dawson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Odies Franklin O'Toole, in 1943.

Survivors: Sons, Charles O'Toole of Fort Worth and Robert O'Toole of Oakleaf; daughter, Bettye Brown of San Antonio; 11 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

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

Flora L. Petty
BURLESON -- Flora Luevera Petty, 88, a retired registered nurse, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral:3:30 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Niece, Judy Knutsen, nephews, Fred and Don Petty and Monroe Solomon; and grandsons, Joel Petty and Jesse Gutierrez.

Flora Petty was born Sept. 24, 1908, in Watervliet, Mich. Her long career in nursing included the Boulevard Hospital on Camp Bowie in Fort Worth. Her love for her family and her church highlighted her life. A current member of the Burleson Seventh-day Adventist Church, she will be missed most by her devoted husband of 62 years, Thurman C. Petty, a retired director of the YMCA.

Survivors: All of the Metroplex, sons, Chuck Petty, Ret. Pastor Thurman Petty Jr. and his wife, Martha; granddaughters, Lydia Newton and her husband, Wayne, Catherine Rogers and her husband, Chris, Esther Petty and Blanca Gutierrez; grandsons, Joel Petty and his wife, Marsi and Jesse Gutierrez; great- grandsons, David and Jonathon Newton; great-granddaughters, Virginia Gutierrez and Marika Petty; extended family includes, the Gregory Castillo's and the Bobby Tucker's.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Essie Boren Prichett
LITTLE ELM -- Essie Boren Prichett, 84, a retired seamstress at Russell- Newman Manufacturing of Denton, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997. at a Denton hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Street Church of Christ in Denton. Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Essie Boren Prichett was born Oct. 14, 1912, in Lavon. She was a member of Welch Street Church of Christ in Denton and a former member of River Oaks Church of Christ.

Survivors: Daughter, Clydene Allison of Little Elm; and five granchildren.

DeBerry Funeral Directors
Denton, (817) 383-4200

Robert C. Richards
ARLINGTON -- Robert Charles Richards, 55, a director of loss prevention for Tuesday Morning, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral:10 a.m. Tuesday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Visitation: Immediately following the funeral at the funeral home.

Mr. Richards was born April 9, 1941, in Detroit. He served in the Air Force.

Survivors: Loved one, Dawn Richards of Arlington; sons, Mark Richards and Paul Richards, both of Orlando, Fla., and Kevin Richards of Arlington; daughter, Lisa Porter of Otto, N.C.; mother, Natalie Richards of Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters, Evelyn Tison and Connie Shaw, both of Jacksonville, and Linda Woods of Little Rock, Ark.; and grandchildren, Ashley and Whitney Porter.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681

Oma L. Robison
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Oma L. Robison, 93, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, in Arlington.

Graveside service:2 p.m. Monday in Johnson Station Cemetery in Arlington.

Memorials: American Heart Association, 2401 Scott Avenue, Fort Worth 76103.

Oma L. Robison was born Oct. 24, 1903.

Survivors: Sister, Annabelle Patchett of Irving; grandchild, Sheryl Laughrun of Raleigh, N.C.; son-in-law, Carl Herrin of Grand Prairie; and several nieces and nephews.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Orin Rogers
GAINESVILLE -- Orin Rogers, 89, a retired Gainesville police captian, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Gainesville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clement-Keel Funeral Home in Gainesville. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Rogers was born July 25, 1907, in Fox Lake, Wis.

Memorials: Westminster Presbyterian Church Youth Fund, 315 E. Scott, Gainesville, Texas 76240 or Whaley United Methodist Church Youth Fund, 701 Rosedale Dr., Gainesville, Texas 76240.

Clement-Keel Funeral Home
Gainesville, (817) 665-4341

Iola J. Roper
FORT WORTH -- Iola Jenkins Roper, 81, a retired bookkeeping manager, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral:3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Iola Jenkins Roper was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Fort Worth. She was a bookkeeping manager at Montgomery Ward.

She was a member of Edge Park United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi, TCU Women's Association, and was an active volunteer in many charitable and political groups.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Roper, in 1992.

Survivors: Son, Richard B. Roper III and wife, June, of Fort Worth; sister, Betty Sue Upwall of St. George, Utah; and grandchildren, Matthew Bratton Roper, Kelly DeLee Roper and William Richard Roper, all of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Virgil Shelton Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Virgil (Smokey) Shelton Jr., 77, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Chapel of Chimes, Laurel Land Fort Worth, with full military honors by members of the Air Force. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearers: Retired Master Sgt. Harry Copper, Sam Bailey Sr., Retired Master Sgt. George D. Sarrett, Michael D. Curtis, Brad Maverick, and C.W. Eakin.

"Old soldiers never die; they just fade away."

--Gen. Douglas McArthur.

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Shelton was born June 15, 1919, in Winona, to J.V. and Willie Shelton. Sgt. Shelton enlisted in the infantry at Fort Sam Houston in 1936. At the outbreak of World War II in 1941, he transferred to the Army Air Corps. He served with the 7th Air Force in the Pacific companies. Later, he was transferred to the 8th Air Force. Sgt. Shelton served his country at various duty stations including Roswell Air Force Base, Carswell Air Force Base, Offutt Air Force Base (SAC), Barksdale Air Force Base and Newberry Joint Military Base in New Berry, England. After retirement from the Air Force, in the spring of 1969, "Smokey" was employed at Al's Formal Wear in Fort Worth and was store manager at the Berry Street store for 16 years. Virgil was a member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth for 20 years and a member of the Air Force Aquisition and of the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.V. and Willie Shelton; brothers, Morris and Luther Shelton; sister, Daisy Close; and half-brother, John P. Kilpatrick.

Survivors: Wife, Nereca Shelton of Fort Worth; son, James V. Shelton III and his wife, Judy of Denison; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Watt Graham of Gladewater; grandchildren, James V. Shelton IV and Judy Deniese Curtis, both of Denison, and Carol Bernice Shelton of Tulsa OK.; and four great- grandsons, Justin, Glen, Michael and Cameron.

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

Donald S. Shnaper, Jr.
TERRELL -- Donald Scott Shnaper Jr., a driver for Valen Grant Sand & Gravel, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, in Bossier City. La.

Funeral:2 p.m. Monday at Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.

Officiant: Rev. Eddy Adair.

Mr. Shnaper was born Aug. 29, 1963, in Bossier City.

He was preceded in death by one son, Samuel Shnaper, and one brother, Matthew Rose.

Survivors: Wife, Karen Shnaper of Terrell; children, Justin Prescott and Sarah Nochols, both of Terrell; parents, Don Shnaper Sr. of Benbrook and Sandra Parks of Aurora, Colo; brothers, Michael Rose and Tom Shnaper; sisters, Dianne Sorci, Melissa Bailey, and Cathi Moore; grandmother, Dorthy West; and other relatives and friends.

Anderson Clayton Bros.
Terrell (972) 524-6417

J. C. Smith
HURST -- J. C. Smith, 80, who was a retired 29-year postal clerk, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a local care center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Mr. Smith was born June 5, 1916, in Burnside, Miss. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Wife, Clemmie Lee Smith of Hurst; sons, Richard A. and wife, Lorane Smith of Crowley, Charles E. and wife, Pamela Smith of Arlington; half- sister, Mary Smith of Burnside, Miss.; two grandchildren, Theresa Ann Paschall, Cynthia DeAnn Menchaca; two great-grandchildren, Kipling Gabriel Paschall, Brittany DeAnn Menchaca; and nephew, Rex Smith of Burnside, Miss.

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

Sue A. Waelde
FORT WORTH -- Sue Adlyn Waelde, 86, who was a grocery store demonstration person, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Keller nursing home after a short illness.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home

Sue Waelde was born Dec. 10, 1912, in Dalton, Ga.

She was raised in Denison. She was a graduate of Texas Christian University and lived and worked in West Fort Worth until shortly before her death. She loved cats and watching baseball and football on television.

Survivors: Brother, Frank Summerour of Watauga; nephew and wife, Don and Christi Summerour of Fort Worth; niece and husband, Jim and Donna Foote of Watauga; five great-nieces; and two great-great-nieces.

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

Richard C. Welch
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Richard C. "Dick" Welch, 68, a retired reliability engineer for Ling Temco Vought, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Dallas hospital.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Inglewood Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home.

Mr. Welch was born Feb. 20, 1928, in Blackwood, N.J.

Survivors: Wife of 46 years, Gladys Welch; son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Ronda Welch of Waxahachie; daughter, Susan Winkleman of Grand Prairie; granddaughters, Lori and Sherri Winkleman and Jamie and Shelby Welch; grandson, Greg Winkleman; step-grandson, Jason Scott; and brothers, Don Welch of Pearce, Ariz. and Bill Welch of Huntington Beach, Calif.

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

Evelyn S. Whatley
FORT WORTH -- Evelyn Skinner Whatley, 88, a retired school teacher and librarian, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Edwards Funeral Home. Burial: Eastland Cemetery.

Evelyn Whatley was born Dec. 11, 1908, to Ellen and Henry A. Skinner in Eastland. She graduated from Eastland High School and North Texas Teachers College with a degree in English and a master's in library science. She was active in craft shows in the Arlington and Fort Worth area. She was a member of the Arlington Methodist Church and the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.

Survivors: Son, John H. Whatley of Azle; daughter, Ellen J. Elliston of Arlington; six grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

Edwards Funeral Home
Eastland, (817) 629-2611

Wayne Willis
GRAHAM -- Wayne Willis, 84, a retired farmer and rancher, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at a Graham nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Morrison Funeral Home, Graham. Burial: Pioneer Cemetery, Graham.

Wayne Willis was born Jan. 19, 1913, in Graham.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

Murray Williams
FORT WORTH -- Murray "Bill" Williams, 82, a salesperson retired from Welborn Mortgage Company, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Murray Williams was born April 2, 1914, in Huntsburg, Ohio.

Survivors: Wife, Pauline Williams of Fort Worth; son, Michael Williams; daughter, Jeanne Burdine; and numerous grandchildren.

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

Millie H. Wruble
FORT WORTH -- Millie Haba Wruble, 80, a homemaker, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at her daughter's home in Aledo.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rev. Cabel Roberts, Mount Olivet Funeral Home Chaplain, will officiate at the service.

Millie Wruble was born Oct. 24, 1916, in Temple.

She was a member of the SPJST Lodge No. 92.

She was preceded in death by Rudolph "Rudy" Wruble in 1996.

Pallbearers: Sam Thomason, John Harlow, Ben Cleary, John Murphy, Joey Dearing, Joe Dearing Sr.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Rudy and Evon Wruble Jr. of Mineola; daughter and son-in-law, Millie and Mike Crow of Aledo; and grandchildren, Cassandra and Arch McColl III of Dallas and LaVonda Crow of Jacksonville.

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

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