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Published Jan. 28, 1997

Edith P. Baldauf 

Funeral: services pending.

Memorials: The American Lung Association, Park Central 1, Suite 100, 7616 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75251; or the American Heart Association, 1615 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207.

Edith Prewitt Baldauf was born April 29, 1920, in Corsicana.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Helen Puryear, and son-in- law, C.D. Puryear.

Survivors: Husband, Francis Baldauf of Fort Worth; sister, Vivian Stewart of Houston; grandson, Dennis Hall of Las Vegas, Nev.; granddaughters, Claire Weaver of Mandeville, La., and Marie Quill of Garland; great-grandchildren, Eric Weaver of Louisiana, Justin Hall and Michael Hall of Washington, Brian Weaver of Louisiana, Jiton Rose of Texas, Allison Weaver and Tan Weaver of Louisiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Claude H. Boulware
FORT WORTH -- Claude Hardin Boulware, 87, a retired buyer for Leonard Brothers, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at a Haltom City nursing home.

Memorial service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oakhurst United Methodist Church.

Claude Hardin Boulware was born Oct. 7, 1909, in Cleburne.

Survivors: Son, David Boulware of Fort Worth; daughter, Claudia Miller of Fort Worth; brother, Vernon Boulware of Cleburne; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Maurine Bradshaw
HOUSTON -- Maurine Hazel Fenly Bradshaw, 85, passed away in Houston on Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997.

Services: private.

Maurine Hazel Fenly Bradshaw was born Oct. 6, 1911.

Survivors: Sister, Glorine Byars of Granbury and her daughter, Lenelle Byerly of Houston; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Heights Funeral Home
Houston, (713) 862-8844
 

William G. Brede Sr.
STEPHENVILLE -- William G. Brede Sr., 89, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Lacy Funeral Home. Burial: Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Mr. Brede was born Oct. 27, 1907, in Ainsworth, Neb. He married Marie Connolly on Dec. 26, 1929, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a retired Swift & Co. plant manager and had owned a grocery store and fabric store in Stephenville. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors: Wife, Marie Brede of Stephenville; daughter, Barbara Velasquez of Grand Prairie; sister, Ella Keller of Lovell, Wyo.; daughter-in-law, Thelma Evans of Boise, Idaho; and grandchildren, Melanie Velasquez, Amy Velas- quez and Mike Evans.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102
 

Kathy Brittian
FORT WORTH -- Kathy Brittian, 38, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Austin as a result of a scuba diving accident.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edens Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Interment: Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro. Rev. Louis Hendricks will officiate.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Kathy Brittian was born Sept. 17, 1958, in Hobbs, N.M. She grew up in Hobbs, N.M.; Omaha, Neb.; and Midland. She received her B.S. and Masters degrees from Southwest Texas State University. She was a probate officer in Midland and presently was a rehabilitation case manager for R.O.I. of Irving. She was a Presbyterian.

Survivors: Parents, Dan and Lucy Brittian; brothers, Glenn Brittian and Steve Brittian; one niece; and one nephew.

Edens Funeral Home
Hillsboro, (817) 582-8404
 

Floyd M. Brooks
MINERAL WELLS -- Floyd Milton Brooks Jr., 70, a fiberglass fabrication worker and salesman, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at home.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home. Burial: Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells.

Floyd M. Brooks Jr. was born Oct. 4, 1926, in Mineral Wells.

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

Trammel A. Brown
FORT WORTH -- Trammel Averial Brown, a newborn, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.

Survivors: Parents, John and LaShundra Brown of Fort Worth; grandparents, Thelma Brock and Rene Brown; uncles, Don and Wayne brown; and aunt, Billie Williams.

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

Mary F. Burnett
IRVING -- Mary F. Burnett, 62, a catalog inspector for Sears, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Irving.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hill Top Baptist Church. Burial: Oak Grove. Visitation: Brown's Memorial Funeral Home.

Mary F. Burnett was born in Weatherford.

Brown's Memorial Funeral Home
Irving, (972) 254-4242
 

Carroll E. Carroll
HURST -- Carroll Elizabeth Carroll, 81, a retired waitress, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Hurst.

Graveside service: noon Wednesday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 11 a.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville.

Carroll E. Carroll was born May 7, 1915, in Los Angeles, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie Carroll.

Survivors: Son, Duwayne and Dianne Humphrey of Colleyville; sister, Gladys Hamblin of Whitter, Calif.; grandchildren, Brian Graham of Renton, Wash., Melanie Humphrey of Austin and Christie Treadway of Grapevine; and great-grandchildren, Katie Graham, Nicholas Graham and Emily Graham, all of Renton, Wash.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Myrtle C. Courtney
DALLAS -- Myrtle Cherry Courtney, 91, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Dallas.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Mount Union Cemetery in Spearsville, La.

Myrtle Cherry Courtney was born Jan. 16, 1906, in Spearsville, Union Parish, La. She was a resident of Fort Worth for 61 years and was a member of University Baptist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy and NAWIC. She was a gentle lady who loved and was loved by her family and friends. She shall be sorely missed.

Survivors: Son, Ralph Holloway and his wife, Patsy, of Dallas; grandchildren, Robert C. Holloway of Fort Worth, Thomas E. Holloway and Ralph Holloway Jr., both of Mansfield, John K. Sharber of Dallas and Cynthia Zagst of Lake Palestine; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; niece, Gwendolyn Hamberlin of Spearsville, La.; and nephews, Bernard Joe Mason of Garland and James C. Mason of Dallas.

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

Isidro Cruz
FORT WORTH -- Isidro Cruz, 72, a food vendor, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Alonzo Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park.

Survivors: Sons, Jose Angel Cruz and Manuel Cruz; daughters, Elizabeth Avaloz, Noemi Trejo, Esther Guerrero, Laura Sifuentes and Ivonne Trejo; sons-in-law, Rodolfo Trejo, Juan Guerrero, Benito Sifuentes and Dolores Trejo; daughter-in- law, Carmen Cruz; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091
 

Grace Anne Girardot Daly
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Grace Anne Girardot Daly, a newborn, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral Mass: was celebrated in Seattle at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Internment: was in Holy Rood Cemetery in Seattle.

Memorials: Family Childbirth Center at Swedish/Ballard Medical Center, P.O. Box 70707, Seattle, Wash. 98107.

Grace Anne Girardot Daly was born Jan. 20, 1997, in Seattle. She touched many lives in her brief time here.

Survivors: Loving parents, Michael and Laura; brother, Thomas; grandparents; aunts and uncles; cousins; and a loving community.

Hoffner, Fisher and Harvey Funeral Home
Seattle, Wash., (206) 632-0100
 

Mary Betty Deaver
GRANBURY -- Mary Betty Deaver, 96, a homemaker, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at a Granbury care center.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial: Tolar Cemetery in Tolar.

Mary Betty Deaver was born Aug. 6, 1900, in Bell County. She was a Hood County resident for 80 years and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hill City. She was married to John Curtis Deaver for 64 years prior to his death in February, 1980.

Survivors: Sons, Curtis Deaver of Alvarado, Morgan Deaver of Tolar, Bill Deaver of Arlington, Hoyt Deaver of Weatherford and Don Deaver of Azle; daughters, Helen Nix of Buda, Loree Hood of Leakey, Claudine Mitchell of Granbury, Zora Schrantz of Temple, Laura Niblett of Graford and Frankie Huj- ber of Granbury; 31 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

T.J. Earle
FORT WORTH -- T.J. "Jeff" Earle, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997.

Funeral: pending.

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

Rebecca A. Frick
ROANOKE -- Rebecca Ann Frick, 57, a teacher and homemaker, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Huntington's Disease Society of America, 140 W. 22nd St., Sixth Floor, New York, N.Y. 10011-2420.

Rebecca Ann Frick was born Feb. 5, 1939, in Erie, Pa. She loved reading and knitting and had a frog collection.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest P. and Edith Reynolds.

Survivors: Husband, David Frick of Roanoke; sons, Michael Frick of Westerly, R.I., Christopher Frick of Petersburg, Ill., and Jeff Frick of Lawton, Okla.; daughter, Emily Thomas of Petersburg; brother, David Reynolds of Erie; sister, Nancy Estes of Temple; and 14 grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Jim B. Geer
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Jim B. Geer, 76, a master electrician, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 12 noon Wednesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: the Richland coaching staff and Greg Self and Tom Siegenthaler .

Jim B. Geer was born March 10, 1920, in Gainesville. He was a longtime member of the Richland High Booster Club. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years in 1995.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Reeves of Carrollton; and brothers, Joe Geer of Bossier City, La., and Paul Geer of Vicksburg, Miss.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Robert L. Hamer
MINERAL WELLS -- Robert Lloyd Hamer, 71, a retired pest exterminator, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: Saturday in Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Fla. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home.

Robert Lloyd Hamer was born April 11, 1925, in Del Rio. He served in the Army and Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion.

Mr. Hamer was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Louise Hamer.

Survivors: Daughter, Dianna Landrum of Houston; sisters, Wilma Schwinning of Junction and Beaulah Yancey of Houston; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Jack E. Hancock
STEPHENVILLE -- Jack E. Hancock, 69, a retired district manager who had been with United Telephone for 37 years, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Wednesday in East Memorial Cemetery.

Jack Hancock was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Mullin, Texas. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Baptist church. He lived in Stephenville since 1950 and was raised in Gatesville.

Survivors: Wife, Bobby of Stephenville; daughter, Jackie Nail of Burleson; sisters, Joy Lockhart of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Barbara Freeman of Mesa, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Ruby Hartin
FORT WORTH -- Ruby Hartin, 67, a cook for the old Texas Hotel for 40 years, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Ruby Hartin was born Sept. 5, 1929, in Fort Worth. She retired in 1980.

Survivors: Son, Lloyd R. Hartin; daughters, Barbara Hartin Walton, Wilma Woodard, Lena Hartin, Gail Allen and Carol Hartin; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Ida Hartin and Brenda Perry; and sons- in-law, Robert Walton, Valree Woodard Jr., Walter L. Pinchback and John Wade.

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

Don M. Hartness
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Don Mac Hartness, a banker and insurance agent, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: pending with Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Don Mac Hartness was born Aug. 23, 1933, in Weatherford.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Pauline L. Harvey
FORT WORTH -- Pauline L. Harvey, 84, a nursing home laundry employee, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Pauline Harvey was born Jan. 7, 1913, in Fort Worth. She was a member of Washington Heights Alumni Association.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Jewett Mullins.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Elliott and Dorothy Jewett of Fort Worth; daughters and son-in-law, Katherine Frost and Sandra and William Dodson, all of Fort Worth; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five great-great- grandchildren; and many friends.

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

Robert A. Hopkins
JOSHUA -- Robert Arnold Hopkins, 62, a city maintenance employee, died Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: pending.

Robert Arnold Hopkins was born March 27, 1934, in Amarillo. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Barbara Hopkins of Joshua; sons, Robert Hopkins Jr. of Odessa and Randy Hopkins of Haltom City; daughters, Rhonda Hopkins, Renee Hopkins and Rita Grissom, all of Fort Worth; parent, Lorena Gunn of Arlington; brothers, Ronald Gunn of Arlington and Lloyd Gunn of California; sister, Louise Cusick of Houston; and 11 grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Keith Irick
MANSFIELD -- Bobby Keith Irick, 60, a senior sales engineer and product manager, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Arlington.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Mansfield.

Memorials: Kent Waldrep National Paralysis Foundation, 16415 Addison Road, Suite 550, Dallas, Texas 75248.

Bobby Keith Irick was born Oct. 28, 1936, in Holdenville, Okla. He received the Outstanding Service Award from the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the American Petroleum Institute, Walnut Creek Country Club, various oil and gas organizations and the Kansas Kioga Club. He was one of the pioneers in the development of pulsation stabilizers used in the oil industry. He designed many products for the oil industry, with patents that are used and known nationally and internationally.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Willie O. Goude of Lillian, and his father, John B. Irick of Oklahoma.

Survivors: Wife, Deloris "Dee" Irick; sons, Keith Stanford "Stan" Irick of Austin and Daniel K. Irick of Houston; daughters, Stacy Leigh Short and Nancy Lynn Irick, both of Fort Worth; brother, Kenneth Irick of Liberal, Kan.; sisters, Johnelle Hampton of Great Bend, Kan., Lee Gilmore of Plano, and Willerene Guise of Salina; grandchildren, Melissa Ann and Angela Lee Irick, Chelsea Michelle and Samuel Keith Irick, all of Houston, and R.B. "Sloan" Short of Fort Worth; son-in-law, George W. Shaw of Fort Worth; daughter-in-law, Sandra Irick of Houston; sister-in-law, Carolyn Cook of Fort Worth; five nieces; 10 nephews; and 18 great-nieces and nephews.
 

Harper Jackson
CLEBURNE -- Harper Jackson, 70, a retired brick masonry laborer, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Cleburne.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Martin's Funeral Home. Burial: Cleburne Memorial Cemetery.

Harper Jackson was born May 15, 1926.

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

Zora L. Lang
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Zora L. Lang, 68, a retired tax office clerk, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Zora L. Lang was born May 27, 1928, in Decatur, Ill.

Survivors: Husband, Robert W. Lang of North Richland Hills; daughter, Dianna Dykema and her husband, David, of Grant Park, Ill.; sons, Tom Lang of North Richland Hills, David Lang and his wife, Monica, of Watauga, and Alan Lang and his wife, Marge, of DeMont, Ind.; sisters, Rose Huerta and Shirley Dey, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; and seven grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Antonio Manzano
FORT WORTH -- Antonio Manzano, 33, a landscaper, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Vigil: was 7 p.m. Tuesday at Williams Funeral Home.

Antonio Manzano was born Nov. 26, 1963, in San Diego de la Union, Mexico.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

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

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

Willie "Bob" 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, Fla.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Ruby M. McKeon
EVERMAN -- Ruby M. McKeon, 79, a retired dietitian at Wedgewood Nursing Home, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at a Forth Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

Ruby McKeon was born Nov. 11, 1917, in Tarrant County. She was a member of Retta Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Eugene Harold McKeon Jr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Barbara Sandlin of Springtown, Gail Massey of Arlington, Sharon Hall of Azle and Kathy McKeon of Everman; sisters, Lillian Smalley of Fort Worth; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and three great-granchildren.

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

Susan E. Messer
GRAPEVINE -- Susan Elizabeth Messer, 44, a teacher, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Living Word Lutheran Church, 2301 Northwest Highway, Grapevine. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Susan Elizabeth Messer was born April 17, 1952, in New York state and entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Jan. 26, at the age of 44 years.

Susan was a teacher for many years and a member of Living Word Lutheran Church in Grapevine.

She married Scott Messer in Dallas on Jan. 29, 1982.

Survivors: Along with Scott, Susan leaves to cherish her memory her son, Brian; daughter, Andrea, both of Grapevine; stepdaughter, Jennifer of Dallas; father, Harold Worme of Bedford; sisters, Claudia Worme of Irving and Judy Hicks of Dallas; and a nephew, Jonathon Hicks, who is serving aboard the USS Nashville.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Denise P. Michael
ARLINGTON -- Denise Pittman Michael, 28, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 1997.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hughes Cedar Hill Chapel. Burial: Little Bethel Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Denise Pittman Michael was born Aug. 22, 1968, and was a lifelong resident of the Metroplex. She was a member of Living Word Church in Mansfield and was a teacher at the Children's World Day Care Center.

Survivors: Son, Cody Pittman; daughter, Stephanie Michael; mother, Sherrie Pittman; father and stepmother, James E. and Shirley Pittman; sister, Mary Pittman; brother, Jeffrey Morris; maternal grandmother, Doris Henry; paternal grandmother, Helen Pittman; maternal great-grandmother, Lulu Alldredge; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Hughes Cedar Hill Chapel
Cedar Hill, (972) 291-8496
 

Ruby P. Miner
ARLINGTON -- Ruby Parker Miner, 86, a homemaker, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial: Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington.

Ruby Miner was born Aug. 24, 1910, in Arlington. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She retired from the UTA Library in 1976 after 16 years of service. She was a loving daughter, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul G. Miner.

Survivors: Daughters, Terre LaJudice and Paula Nelson, both of Arlington; sister, Myrtle Scott of Arlington; and grandchildren, Deloy, Jennifer, Rebecca, Christopher, and Crissie.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Clarence B. Parker
HALTOM CITY -- Clarence B. Parker, 83, retired from the military, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in North Richland Hills.

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

Clarence Parker was born Aug. 25, 1913, in Blue Grove. He retired a master sergeant with the U.S. Army and had served in the Korean War. He was a former star-mail route carrier for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.' He worked for Globe Aircraft before serving in the Army. He moved to Fort Worth in May of 1936.

Survivors: Daughter, Kay Adkins of Lubbock; and grandson, Robert Hamer of Lubbock.

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

Clayton Pond
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Clayton Pond, 82, a retired maintenance man at a grocery store, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens and Brumley. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill. Visitation: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Clayton Pond was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Lipan. Survivors: Sons, Jimmy C. Pond and Jerry D. Pond, both of Fort Worth, and Johnny R. Pond of Boyd; brother, J.P. Pond of Grand Prairie; sisters, Classie Samek of Gainesville, Margie Cupp of Grand Prairie and Vivian Woods of Amarillo; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley
425 S. Henderson St., 335-4557
 

Dahanah Ramos
FORT WORTH -- Dahanah Ramos, 40, a chef, died Sunday, Jan. 26., 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: none scheduled.

Dahanah Ramos was born July 5, 1956.

Survivors: Wife, Anita Ramos; brothers, Fred, Pete, Sammy, Michael and Tommy Ramos; sisters, Donna Ramos and Lydia Ramos; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091
 

Robert Troy Reed
BENBROOK -- Robert Troy Reed, 74, a retired aerospace industrial engineer, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Benbrook.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Benbrook United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Dr. Charles Holland. Musical dedication will be by special friend Charles Duke and the choir of Benbrook United Methodist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be members of the North Texas Allegro Motor Home Club, Chapter 16.

Memorials: Benbrook United Methodist Church in Benbrook, in lieu of flowers.

After a long, courageous and dignified fight with cancer, Mr. Reed peacefully passed away at his Benbrook home on Jan. 27, 1997, surrounded by family and friends. His unfailing faith, trust and the love he shared with so many people made his life an inspiration to all he touched. He was a mentor to young and old with his quiet, peaceful nature and compassionate heart.

Troy was born in Hugo, Okla., on Oct. 10, 1922. He attended high school in Durant, Okla., and graduated from Southeastern State University in Durant in 1950 and then moved to Fort Worth to work for General Dynamics, where he retired after 35 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was an active member of Benbrook United Methodist Church.

His retirement was a busy time spent traveling extensively with his Allegro Motor Home Club and as an active member in the General Dynamics retirees' Breakfast Club. For 20 years, he and his Bertha were sponsors for the Castleberry A Capella Choir and after retirement sang often with the Castleberry Exces Choir.

Survivors: His wife of 54 years, Bertha of Benbrook; son, J. Robert "Bo" Reed and his twin daughters, Megan and Sierra, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Rebecca Reed Toal, her husband, George, of Evergreen, Colo., and their son, Brian Reed Toal and his wife, Paula, and their daughters, Tyler and Kaidan Toal, of Augsburg, Germany, and their daughter, Amy Roberts, and her husband, Danny, of Evergreen; brother, J. Fred Reed and his wife, Mary Boyd, of Norman, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Aldon W. Salyers
BEDFORD -- Aldon William Salyers, 85, who was a home builder and in real estate for more than 20 years, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at a Bedford nursing center, where he was loved by all.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Aldon William Salyers was born March 29, 1911, in Buffalo Gap. Mr. Salyers helped establish the Mid-Cities Seventh-day Adventist Church and was an elder and a member for more than 30 years.

Survivors: Wife, Beatrice F. Salyers; stepson, Billy W. Hollowell of Abilene; brothers, Jack Salyers of Atlanta, Ga., and Otha Salyers of Corpus Christi; sister, Donnie Lee Rose of Irving; and grandchildren, Lori Taylor and Brian Hollowell of Austin.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Clayburn E. Shannon
FORT WORTH -- Clayburn Edward "Ed" Shannon, 59, a third grade teacher at Benbrook Elementary School, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at his mother's home in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Shannon TCU Funeral Chapel. Graveside service: noon Friday in Acton Cemetery in Granbury. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials: Outdoor Learning Center, Route 6, Box 421, Azle, Texas 76020.

Clayburn Shannon was born March 21, 1937. He was an elementary school teacher for over 20 years with the Fort Worth Independent School District. Ed loved teaching children. He loved art, music and poetry and conveyed those loves to all around through his artistic talents and piano playing. He earned his bachelor's degree from Texas Wesleyan University and his master's degree from the University of North Texas. Ed served his country in Korea in the U.S. Army. He was a Christian and a longtime Baptist.

Survivors: Mother, Anna Mae Shannon of Fort Worth; brothers, Thomas C. and wife, Gail Shannon, of Arlington and Robert Franklin and wife, Darla Shannon, of Fort Worth; and many nieces and nephews.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314
 

Oliver Sturdy
FORT WORTH -- Oliver "Ollie" Sturdy, 85, a retired tool manufacturing general manager, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital after a long illness.

Funeral: At his request, he was cremated and no service will be held.

Oliver "Ollie" Sturdy was born Sept. 26, 1911, in Maplewood, Mo., and moved to Los Angeles when he was in his early teens. A self-taught machinist, he built a business as a tool and die maker and was very well respected for his skill, ability and quality workmanship. Ollie sold his business in the early 1960s to Tandy Leather Co. and moved to Fort Worth, acting as general manager of Craftool Manufacturing until his retirement.

In 1946, he married Juanita Reid Kagee. She preceded him in death in May 1996. An avocational pilot, Ollie enjoyed flying his own plane with friends and family. Later, during his retirement, he and his wife traveled extensively in the Pacific Northwest in their motor home to enjoy boating and fishing.

Survivors: Sons, Wayne Sturdy of Denver, Colo., and Richard Sturdy of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughters, Arnita Torres of Denver and Jeane Roosa of Conifer, Colo.; brothers, William Sturdy of Las Lunas, N.M., and John Sturdy of Alamo, Texas; sister, Ruth Robinson of Canoga Park, Calif.; and numerous grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Myrtle L. Taylor
FORT WORTH -- Myrtle L. Taylor, 87, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Myrtle Taylor was born June 19, 1909, in Forest, Miss. Mrs. Taylor was a longtime member of Travis Avenue Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors: Husband, James T. Taylor of Fort Worth; son, James Robert Taylor and his wife, Carla E. Prater, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Susan Elaine Barwise, Sherry Lynn Phillips and Sandra Kay Hemm; and great-grandchildren, Elizabeth L. Wright, Brad J.T. Barwise, Blake H. Phillips, R. Clay Phillips and M. Cole Hemm.

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

Walter Wade
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Walter Wade, 73, a retired plumber, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Walter Wade was born June 13, 1923, in Fort Worth and was a lifelong resident. He was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 146 to date. He was a Baptist.

Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Hazel Juanita Wade of White Settlement; sons, Walter Lee Wade, Jerrell Wade and Ricky Wade, all of Fort Worth; daughters, Mary Adams, Barbara Albertson and Deborah Wilson, all of Fort Worth; brothers, Elmer Wade and Bobby Wade, both of Fort Worth; sister, Jean Rakestraw of Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren, all of Fort Worth; and six great- grandchildren, all of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Raymond L. Warren
BURLESON -- Raymond Lee Warren, 81, a retired maintenance supervisor for the Fort Worth ISD, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Raymond Lee Warren was born Oct. 30, 1915, in Ladonia. He worked for the Fort Worth ISD for 30 years. He retired and moved to Burleson.

Survivors: Son, Al Warren; daughter, Sherry Warren; sister, Fay Boyd; grandchildren, Scott Warren, Charity Warren and West Warren; great-grandchildren, Bobby Warren, Steve Warren, Dylan Warren and Elisa Warren; nephew, David Boyd; and niece, Janith Boyd.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Pearl E. Wilkins
GRAHAM -- Pearl Edens Wilkins, 89, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, in Graham.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pearl Edens Wilkins was born Feb. 25, 1907, in Graham.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121
 

Mary C. Wolfert
EULESS -- Mary Catherine Wolfert, 63, a homemaker, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at home after a prolonged illness.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas.

Memorials: Carle Cancer Center Research Fund, 602 W. University Ave., Urbana, Ill. 61801, in lieu of flowers.

Mary Wolfert was born in St. Louis, Mo. She married her husband, Leland Wolfert, in St. Louis on June 27, 1953. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors: Husband, Leland Wolfert of Euless; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and David Cheek of Champaign, Ill.; sons and daughters-in-law, Frederick and Holly Wolfert of Albany, N.Y., and Steven and Valinda Wolfert of Dallas; and grandchildren, Melissa Cheek of Champaign, Margaret and Paul Wolfert of Albany and William Wolfert of Dallas.
 

Peter F. Woodhouse
COLLEYVILLE -- Peter Francis Woodhouse, 8, a student, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Timberline Dr., Grapevine. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 6 to 8 Wednesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.

Memorials: Cook Children's Medical Center National Marrow Doner Program or Memorial Baptist Church in Grapevine.

Peter Woodhouse was born Oct. 6, 1988, in Dallas. He was top of his class. He attended Memorial Baptist Church in Grapevine with his family. He had traveled to England, Hawaii, New Hampshire and Walt Disney World in Florida and Sea World in San Antonio. He loved to ride his go-cart and won 2nd place in the Pinewood Derby with the cart that he built with his dad. He was a buckaroo with the Assembly of God Church of Colleyville with his nanny Penny. He was a member of the YMCA and loved computers, computer games and learning. He also played soccer and basketball and loved to swim and dive.

Survivors: Parents, Ian and Patricia Woodhouse of Colleyville; brothers, Daniel Woodhouse and Benjamin Woodhouse, both of Colleyville; sisters, Molly Woodhouse and Sara Woodhouse, both of Colleyville; grandparents, Nana: Eva Mears of Berlin, N.H., Granny and Grand Dad: Audrey and Tony Perkins of Milford-on-Sea, Hapshire, England; uncles, Eddie Mears of Berlin, N.H., Martin Woodhouse of Ashingdon, Essex, England; aunt, Susie Rand of Caterham-on-the-Hill, Surrey, England; and all their families.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

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