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Published Feb. 14, 1997

Bart Aardal
STEPHENVILLE -- Bart Aardal, 18, a molder at Fibergrate Corp., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Erath County.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial: Gardens of Memory.

Bart Aardal was born Feb. 15, 1978, in Stephenville. He was a member of the Baptist church. He was a 1996 graduate of Stephenville High School. He attended TSU and lived all of his life in Stephenville.

Survivors: Parents, Gary and Paula Aardal of Stephenville; brothers, Colton Aardal and Josh Aardal, both of Stephenville; and grandmothers, Pauline Leonard of Stephenville and Katharyn Prater of Dublin, Texas.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Ed Archie
GRANBURY -- Ed "Pete" Archie, 72, retired owner of ACF Tarp & Awning in Arlington, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Granbury. Burial: Holly Hills Memorial Park.

Ed Archie was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Lampasas County. He was a member of the Baptist church. He was a U.S. Air Force World War II veteran and a Granbury resident the past 21 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree, and a Shriner.

Survivors: Wife, Dorthalene Archie of Granbury; son, Danny Dewaine Archie of Watauga; daughters, Carolyn Joyce Archie of Irving and Pam Cullum of Granbury; seven grandchildren; nephews, Don Archie of Camden, S.C., and James Archie of Dallas; and niece, Linda Riley of Dallas.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

William J. Bailey III
FREDERICKSBURG -- William John Bailey III, 56, an investor, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, in Fredericksburg.

Graveside service: was at 4 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

William John Bailey III was born Oct. 22, 1940, in Fort Worth.

He earned a bachelor's degree in arts and a master's degree in business administration, both from Texas Christian University. His grandfather was William J. Bailey Sr., prominent in real estate and founder of Greenwood Cemetery.

Survivors: Son, William John Bailey IV.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Virgie Baker
BOWIE -- Virgie Baker, 97, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Bowie.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.

Mrs. Virgie Baker was born Jan. 7, 1900, in Dallas.

Burgess-Fry-Owens-Brumley
Bowie, (817) 872-1144
 

Ann S. Barrett
FORT WORTH -- Ann S. Barrett, 66, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at home after a three-year battle with cancer.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Presbyterian Night Shelter or to a charity of choice.

Ann Clarice Barrett, a lifelong resident of Fort Worth, was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Fort Worth, the third child of Ila Zinn and Ottie L. Smith. She was the granddaughter of early Fort Worth settlers, Minnie Rushing and John F. Zinn. Mrs. Barrett was a graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth and the Womans Club of Fort Worth. In the course of her lifetime, she was active in many other organizations and charities. She was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, O. Lloyd Smith Jr.

Survivors: Husband of 43 years, Charles Tom Barrett of Fort Worth; daughter, Linda S. Barrett of Arlington; son, wife and grandson, Thomas L., Ghan and Kenneth T. Barrett, all of Houston; son, Glenn A. Barrett of Fort Worth; sister, Doris Zinn Wurtz of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Ann I. Beck
ARLINGTON -- Ann Ivey Beck, 77, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Arlington.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Friday in Moore Memorial Gardens. Service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Northwest Christian Church in Arlington.

Memorials: Muscular Dystrophy Association, One Summit Ave., Suite 803, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. Phone: 338- 1024.

Ann Ivey Beck was born April 27, 1919, in Dallas.

Survivors: Daughters, Gail Arlington of Arlington, Marsha and her husband, Howard Vestal, of Arlington and Linda and her husband, Allen Jones, of Raleigh, N.C.; grandchildren, Courtney and Jeff Threatt of Arlington, Brittni and Brad Arlington of Arlington and Benjamin and Lee Ann Joes of Raleigh, N.C.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Quinn H. Belew
FORT WORTH -- Quinn Hughlon Belew, 33, a manager of convenience stores, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

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

Quinn Hughlon Belew was born Nov. 11, 1963, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Father and stepmother, David and Carolyn Belew of Boyd; mother, Margo Baze of Azle; and brothers, Harley Belew of Kerrville, Christopher Belew of Watauga, Victor Belew of Springtown and Matthew Baze of Fort Worth.

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

Mendozia Biggs
BENBROOK -- Mendozia Biggs, 94, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial: Granbury Cemetery in Granbury. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mendozia Biggs was born Feb. 10, 1903, in Granbury. She was a member of Benbrook First Baptist Church and was a former member of Granbury First Baptist Church. She was a member of Granbury Eastern Star and was very active in the Granbury Home Demonstration Club. She lived in Granbury until 1983, when she moved to Benbrook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Biggs, former chief of police of Granbury.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Calvin and Joyce Biggs of Houston, Albert and Nellie Biggs of Benbrook, Tommy and Dot Biggs of Carrollton and Kenneth Biggs of Fort Worth; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Debroah J. Bolton
FORT WORTH -- Debroah Johnson Bolton, 36, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Richmond Avenue Church of Christ, 1220 E. Richmond. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church.

Debroah Johnson Bolton was born Jan. 8, 1961, in Fort Worth.

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

Johnnie G. Carden
BENBROOK -- Johnnie Geneva Carden, 75, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: pending at Greenwood.

Johnnie Carden was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Marlow, Okla. She was raised in Fort Worth by her uncle and aunt, William and Lucy Merritt. Mr. Merritt was a county commissioner and the first mayor of Lake Worth. Johnnie was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Jack Cheney Carden, in 1995.

Survivors: Daughter, Carole Carden of Del Mar, Calif.; sons, Jack Carden, Robert Carden and Jimmy Carden, and son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Carrie Carden, all of Fort Fort Worth; grandchildren, Kelly Mitchell of Peaster, Karen Torres of Huckabay and Cole Carden of Fort Worth; and six great-grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Robert Davis
NEWARK -- Robert "Bob" Davis, 70, an electronics technician, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Robert Davis was born July 14, 1926, in Fort Worth. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Margie Davis of Newark; daughters, Linda Nichols of Stephenville, and Martha Place and Wanda Brownlow, both of Newark; brothers, Maurice Davis of Fort Worth and Louis Davis of Los Fresnos; sisters, Doris Mills of Fort Worth and Kathrine Harville of Burbank, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

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

Elsie E. Deppe
FORT WORTH -- Elsie Elizabeth "Becky" Deppe, 71, a data systems operator who retired from TU Electric in 1989 after 29 years, died Monday, Feb. 10, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral was at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Wildwood Chapel in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas. Burial: Restland Memorial Park.

Elsie Deppe was born March 14, 1925, in Cooke County. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Trava and Darrell Weaver of Irving; brother, Alvie Morris of Cushing, Okla.; sisters, Avis Lewis of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Ruth Gasner of Franklin, Tenn., Mrs. Ann Moore of Canyon, Lila Rhodes of Hurst, Mrs. Vickie Thrasher of Amarillo and Mrs. Jean Autry of Cushing, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Jimmie Dyke
FORT WORTH -- Jimmie Dyke, 79, a retired field technician for Phillips Oil, died Wednesday Feb. 12, 1997, at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Jimmie Dyke was born March 10, 1917, in California. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a former member of Cattleman Association.

Survivors: Nephews, Frank Dilworth of Grapevine, W.L. "Bud" Dilworth of Tolar, John Dilworth of Rosharon and Andrea Tennison of Athens, Texas; nieces, Margaret Knight of Bridgeport, Sherry Laite of Mobile, Ala., Judy Tennison, Lucy Tennison and Abigail Hamilton, all of Houston; companion, Gertrude Duck of Fort Worth; and special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd White of Fort Worth.

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

Ella M. Erwin
HALTOM CITY -- Ella M. Erwin, 84, a retired housekeeper, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Ella Erwin was born Nov. 28, 1912, in Parker County. She worked for Four Seasons Nursing Home for approximately 10 years. She was a member of Springdale Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Erwin, in January 1974.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Joyce Erwin of Haltom City; daughter, Sandra Aschenberg of Haltom City; five grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

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

Lloyd B. Faulk
FORT WORTH -- Lloyd B. Faulk, 81, a retired bank vice- president, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be: John Zuber, Chris Zuber, John Christen, Charles Bennett, Jody Helton and Steve Heck.

Lloyd Faulk was born Aug. 28, 1915, in Big Sandy, Texas. He served in the Army Air Forces from 1942 to 1945 in CBI as a B-24 pilot. He was recalled to the Air Force in 1950 to 1952 as a captain. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Bank Audit Control. He retired from First National Bank of Fort Worth as vice-president after 45 years of service. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 908 and was a Shriner.

Survivors: Wife, Marion Faulk of Fort Worth; daughter, Barbara Faulk of Fort Worth; nephews, Donald Koop of Kenosha, Wis., and Douglas Koop of Fort Worth; brother-in-law, Earl Koop of Fort Worth; and sister-in-law, Julia Koop of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Eldon B. Gregg
GRANBURY -- Eldon B. Gregg, 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Granbury hospital.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Granbury.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Eldon B. Gregg was born in Marietta, Okla., on Dec. 31, 1910. He was a retired oil field service worker and also was retired from the city of Fort Worth. After retirement, he worked as a Granbury school district security guard for two years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Granbury.

Survivors: Wife, Lavada Gregg of Granbury; daughter, Cathy DeLaRosa of Abilene; two granddaughters; three grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, S.M. Gregg of Oklahoma; one nephew; and one stepson.
 

Ernest E. Gunn
MORGAN -- Ernest E. Gunn, 85, a retired general contractor, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Athens, Texas.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Mr. Gunn was born March 16, 1911, in Thorndale. He was a general contractor in Fort Worth for 40 years. He retired in 1965 and moved to Lakeside Village in 1965. He was a Mason and a member of Morgan United Methodist Church.

Mr. Gunn was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Nita Kiker Gunn.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, William F. "Bill" and Carol Gunn of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Gayle Gunn McCool and Loyd McCool of Athens; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Gene Gunn of Granbury; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

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

Robert Hall
ARLINGTON -- Robert "Quinn" Hall, 65, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 13, 1997, at an Arlington hospital after a lengthy illness.

Graveside service: 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Eastview Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday and 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Funeral Home in Vernon.

Robert Hall was born Feb. 12, 1932, in Donie, Texas, a son of the late Ernest Hall and surviving mother Violet Hall. He served in the Army during the Korean War and married Carrie Hollingsworth on Dec. 8, 1965, in Frederick, Okla. He was the owner and operator of a service station in Fort Worth for more than 20 years, retiring in 1991. He was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, Lawson Hall, and a nephew, Standley Hall, all of Vernon.

Survivors: Wife, Carrie Hall of Arlington; mother, Violet Hall of Vernon; sons, Scottie Hall and Jeff Hall, both of Arlington; daughters, Lynn Russell of Elma, Wash., Denise Hernandez of Fort Worth and Diann Chick of Mansfield; brother, Norris Hall of Fort Worth; sister, Ermestine Veal of Wichita Falls; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Community Funeral Home
Vernon, (817) 553-4846
 

Carroll M. Hamilton
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Carroll Maurice (C.M."Ham") Hamilton, 76, a route deliveryman for Borden Milk Company, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at a Dallas medical center.

Graveside service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Southland Memorial Park in Grand Prairie. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home.

Memorials: YMCW in Dallas.

Carroll Hamilton was born May 9, 1920, in Dallas.

Survivors: Wife of 47 years, Katherine Corpier Swadley Hamilton; son, Maurice W. Hamilton; daughters, Kathy S. Hamilton and Linda Finkenbinder; stepson, James Swadley; foster daughter, J.B. Bittner; brother, Louis M. Hamilton; and sisters, Lois Hamilton, Betty Hamilton and Helen Nowell.

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

Guy H. Hard
HURST -- Guy H. Hard, 48, a customer service supervisor of postal operations, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at home after a long battle with cancer.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 7341 Glenview Drive. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Box 297135, Houston 77297.

Guy H. Hard was born Dec. 4, 1948, in Fort Worth. He was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church.

Guy was an avid outdoorsman, loving to hunt, fish and water and snow ski. He also had a great love for golf. He supported and encouraged his children in all endeavors throughout their lives and will be terribly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas H. Hard, and his nephew, Richard E. Ferrell.

Survivors: Wife, Janie Vanderbilt Hard; son, Kirk Edward Hard; daughter, Kristie Hard Knight and her husband, Jason; mother, Helen Hard; sister, Jane Ferrell and her husband, Mike; uncle, Bill Hard and his wife, Dean; and many other family members.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

W.B. Hayley
SEYMOUR -- W.B. Hayley, 80, a retired truck driver, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Seymour.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Seymour Memorial Funeral Home. Burial: Seymour Masonic Cemetery.

W.B. Hayley was born Jan. 31, 1917, in Seymour. He was a truck driver for Trans-Con Motor Freight and lived in Fort Worth until his retirement in 1970. He returned to Seymour in 1980, where he was a cabinet maker. He was a member of First Baptist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Edith; daughter, Wynette Dollar of Azle; sons, Duane and Tracy, both of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Seymour Memorial Funeral Home
Seymour, (817) 888-3124
 

Archibald R. Hays
FORT WORTH -- Archibald "Archie" Ray Hays, 75, a retired mechanic, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

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

Archibald Ray Hays was born Dec. 28, 1921, in Eagle Lake. He held the Melchizedek Priesthood in the Latter Day Saints Church. He retired from Chemical Express after 13 1/2 years as a mechanic. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lloyd Hays, in 1969.

Survivors: Wife of 34 years, Dolores Hays of Fort Worth; children, Frances Bilo, David Hays, J.W. West, Marsha Cherry, Linda Hays Huhlbaugh, Raymond Hays, Sharon Garner, Linda Pate, Glenda Manuel and Gary Hays; sisters, Dorothy Horton, Florence Quinn, Phyllis Holliday; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Nora D. Hightower
GRANBURY -- Nora Doggett High- tower, 83, a retired dispatcher for Yellow Checker Cab of Fort Worth, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Granbury.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Caddo Cemetery in Joshua.

Nora Doggett Hightower was born Sept. 14, 1913, in Burleson. She resided in the Fort Worth and Saginaw areas until 1979, when she retired and moved to Granbury. She was a Methodist.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, a sister and her parents, Joseph and Minta Doggett.

Survivors: Many friends.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Dorothy Jennings-Goss
FORT WORTH -- Dorothy Jennings- Goss, 70, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Dorothy Jennings-Goss was born Oct. 21, 1926, in Satartia, Miss. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ora Lee Jennings in 1944 and Marvin Jennings in 1997.

Survivors: Husband, Lee B. Goss of Newark, Texas; sons, Wally Goss of Newark, Texas, and his wife, Maybell, L.B. Goss of Fort Worth and his wife, Shelly, Michael Goss of Fort Worth and his wife, Pat, and Tommy Goss of Fort Worth and his wife, Sheryl; daughters, Linda Crutsinger and husband, Ralph, of Fort Worth and Martha Laney and husband, Douglas, of Fort Worth; brothers, Ray Jennings of Dallas; Chuck Jennings of Balch Springs and Cecil Jennings of Lewisville, Miss.; sister, Bessie Marshall of Springfield, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Virginia Jensen
BURLESON -- Virginia Jensen, 66, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 12 noon Saturday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson.

Memorials: Community Hospice of Texas, 1000 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

Virginia Jensen was born April 16, 1930, in Vashi.

Survivors: Husband, Wendell Jensen of Burleson; sons, Ken Jensen of Mansfield and Todd Jensen of Aurora, Colo.; brother, Rex Wells of Iowa Park; and five grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson Burleson, 295-5211
 

Odessa R. Kimbrough
FORT WORTH -- Odessa R. Kimbrough, 67, a retired secretary, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Officiating: Minister John H. Cannon Jr. of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Arlington.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Haven for Children, Box 467, Keller 76244.

Odessa Kimbrough was born March 9, 1929, in Ralls. She lived in Fort Worth 40 years. Ms. Kimbrough was preceded in death by her parents, Lula Frances and John Howard Kimbrough.

Survivors: Sister, Wanda Hedgpeth of Springfield, Mo.; nieces, Donna Whitfield of Fayetteville, Ark., and Diane Holliday of Springfield, Mo.; three great- nieces; and many friends and relatives.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Joyce A. Landers
FORT WORTH -- Joyce Ann Landers, 35, a nutrition assistant, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at McKinney Memorial Bible Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: Child Evangelism Fellowship of Tarrant County, 4109 Blaney, Fort Worth, Texas 76180, or McKinney Memorial Bible Church, 3901 S. Hulen, Fort Worth, Texas 76109.

Joyce Landers was born Jan. 1, 1962, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Mother, Ruth Landers of Fort Worth; brother and sister-in-law, John David and Susan Landers of Longmont, Colo.; grandmother, Muriel Clifton of Fort Worth; and nephews, Paul Landers and Kevin Landers, both of Longmont, Colo.

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

Delbert Long
FORT WORTH -- Delbert Long, 63, a life insurance salesman, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 Friday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Delbert Long was born July 6, 1933.

Survivors: Companion, Frances Haba of Fort Worth; sons, Delbert Long Jr. of Houston and Robert Wayne Long of Joshua; daughter, Pamela Martinez of Conroe; mother, Fannie Belle Long of Burleson; brothers, Ray D. Long and Eddie Long, both of Joshua; sisters, Loreda Walker of Weatherford, Nora McCoy of Haltom City and Ada Linehan of Cleburne; and four grandchildren.

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

Linda H. Lyons
FORT WORTH -- Linda Harding Lyons, 53, a program director, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Arlington.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, Linda Lyons Scholarship Fund, Mental Health Association of Tarrant County, Scholarship for Training Mental Health Professionals.

Linda H. Lyons was born Nov. 21, 1943, in Paris, Texas. She worked for New Horizons of Fort Worth as the program director LMSW-ACP. She was a member of the Mental Health Association and the American Association of University Women. She was an advisor at the Women's Center of Tarrant County.

Survivors: Mother, Mary Lyons of Fort Worth; brother and sister-in-law, David and Alice Lyons of Lubbock; sister, Kay Dillard of Abilene; nephews, Tom Dillard, Jim Lyons and Mike Lyons, all of Albilene; niece, Ginger Dillard of Abilene; and two great-nieces of Abilene.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Rosamond H. Mac William
BEDFORD -- Rosamond H. Mac William, 83, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday.

Rosamond Mac William was born March 20, 1913, in Chelsea, Mass. She was a member of Flendale Baptist Church in Everett, Mass.

Survivors: Husband, Arthur C. Mac William of Bedford; daughter, Marilyn J. Phillips of Colleyville; brother, Charles Follett of Wynnfield, Mass.; sister, Virginia Bottcher of Warren, Mich.; grandchildren, Merry Phillips of Chicago, Ill., Lowell J. Phillips of Fort Worth and Susan Phillips of Colleyville; and several nieces and nephews.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Allie J. Majors
FORT WORTH -- Allie J. Majors, 69, a chief of operations who retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after 30 years, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

Funeral: noon Saturday at South West Christian Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or Texas Community Hospice.

Allie Majors was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Memphis, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a deacon of South West Christian Church, 32nd Degree Mason of Guthrie, Okla., affiliated with Amity Masonic Lodge No. 473 in Oklahoma City, Okla., member of Professional Engineers, Fort Worth Genealogical Society, Kiwanian Golden K, former board member of Mental Health Association and helped start the Tarrant Alliance for the Mentally Ill, was on the Ombudsman Advisory Committee, volunteer with the Primetimers, Texas area on aging, and served as a docent for the Texas South West Cattle Raisers Museum.

Survivors: Wife of 40 years, Pat Majors of Fort Worth; sons, David and Kristi Majors of Fort Worth and Bill and Sherry Majors of New Iberia, La.; daughter, Liba Majors of Fort Worth; brother, William C. Majors of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one granddaughter; and four grandsons.

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

Emma J. McGee
FORT WORTH -- Emma Jean McGee, 78, a domestic, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at New Mount Carmel B.C. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home.

Emma Jean McGee was born Dec. 19, 1918, in Terrell. She was a Sunday school teacher for New Mount Carmel Baptist Church. She was also vice president of Mission Two of the Elm Grove District Association. She was employed many years with the Anthony Canning family.

Survivors: Husband of 62 years, George McGee; foster-daughter, Talashia McCutchion; brother, Tommy Washington; and sister, Gladys McDonald of Los Angeles, Calif.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Georgia K. Melton
BURLESON -- Georgia Kimball Melton, 81, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Gorman. Burial: Gorman Cemetery.

Georgia Melton was born Sept. 5, 1915, in Waco.

Higginbotham Funeral Home
Gorman, (817) 734-2272
 

Fae Nell Mercer
FORT WORTH -- Fae Nell Mercer, 86, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Haltom City.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Birdville Baptist Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Fae Nell Mercer was born Oct. 20, 1910, in Rice, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, William P. Mercer, in 1967; her son, Richard Heflin, in 1996; and her stepson, Billy Ray Mercer, in 1982. She was a member of Haltom City Eastern Star.

Survivors: Son, Laurice Heflin of Austin; daughters, Claudia Teague of Azle and Dana Messer of Keller; stepdaughter, Doris Wilshire of Bedford; brother, Jim DeBrock of Carthage; sister, Doris House of Carthage; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

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

Raymond Nutt
RIVER OAKS -- Raymond Nutt, 86, a retired master machinist, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, in River Oaks.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Raymond Nutt was born March 24, 1910, in Thornton, Ark. He was a member of North Fort Worth Baptist Church. He retired in 1973 from General Dynamics.

Survivors: Wife of 69 years, Lila Nutt of River Oaks; son, Richard Nutt and wife, Tempe, of North Richland Hills; daughter, Waulula "Lou" Garrett of Fort Worth; brother, Edward Nutt of Alexandria, La.; sisters, Virgie Yeargen of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Dorothy Young of Magnolia, Ark.; grandchildren, Ricky Nutt of Palo Pinto, Becky Tester of North Richland Hills and Cindy Garrett of Fort Worth; and great-grandchildren, Lindsey Hibbard of North Richland Hills, Amanda Nutt of Palo Pinto and Sean Tester of North Richland Hills.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Margaret C. Oliveira
SAGINAW -- Margaret C. Oliveira, 64, a schoolteacher at Elkins Elementary, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Saint Thomas Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Antonio Oliveira III, Thomas L. Oliveira, Phillip E. Oliveira, Rodolpho Oliveira, James Quintana and Faruk Caram.

Memorials: family suggests memorials to the Margaret Oliveira Scholarship Fund, c/o Eagle Mountain/Saginaw Independent School District.

Margaret Oliveira was born May 6, 1932, in Truscott, Knox County, Texas. She was a member of Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Texas Christian University and was a member of Sigma Chi Iota sorority.

Survivors: Husband of 43 years, Antonio Oliveira Jr.; sons, Antonio Oliveira III and wife, Diana, of Fort Worth, Thomas L. Oliveira of Saginaw, Phillip E. Oliveira and wife, Amy, of Austin and Rodolfo Oliveira of Saginaw; daughters, Sandra Esquivel of Saginaw and Patricia M. Oliveira of Fort Worth; brothers, Phillip Caram of Arlington and Abdalla Caram of Fort Worth; sisters, Manira Martinez, Jamile Segarra, Rosa Guevara and Sofia Zepeda, all of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Jason Esquivel, Lauren Oliveira and Antonio Oliveira IV.

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

J.E. Parnell
ARLINGTON -- J.E. Parnell, 64, a machinist, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Arlington.

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

J.E. Parnell was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Alsuma, Okla. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors: Wife of 42 years, Patricia M. Parnell of Arlington; daughters, Clarissa Smith and her husband, Larry, Karen Lynn Hopkins and Carol Parnell, all of Arlington; and brother, James Edward Parnell and his wife, Freida, of Tulsa, Okla.

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

Lula L. Pope
AZLE -- Lula L. Pope, 90, retired, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Decatur.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Little Elm Cemetery in Denton County. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Miss Lula L. Pope was born Aug. 21, 1906, in Frisco and had resided in the area since 1925. She retired from Neiman Marcus and the Woman's Club of Fort Worth. She was also a published poet. She had resided with her niece, Dwala Cook, for the past two years.

Survivors: Sister, Marie Willis of Hurst; nieces, Dwala Cook of Briar, Judy Willis of Waco and Omadell Kiker of Briar; nephews, Gary Willis of Decatur, David Willis of Austin, Fred Willis of Plano, Carroll Willis of Hurst and Bobby Kiker of Fort Worth; numerous great- nieces and nephews and great-great- nieces and nephews, cousins and a host of friends; and nurse and friend, Jackie Jones of Boyd.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Stefanie Powell
ARLINGTON -- Stefanie Powell, a newborn, died Monday, Feb. 10, 1997, in Irving.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Moore Memorial Gardens.

Stefanie Powell was born Feb. 10, 1997, in Irving.

Survivors: Parents, Wayne and Shari Powell of Arlington; grandparents, Jackie Roberts and William of Grand Prairie and Charles E. Dominy and his wife, Toti, of Spain; paternal grandmother, Beatrice Powell of Australia.

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

Mildred Pugsley
FORT WORTH -- Mildred Pugsley, 82, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum.

Mildred Pugsley was born April 22, 1914, in Fort Worth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, in October 1986. She was a member of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church. She was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth. She was known affectionately as "sister" to her family, as she was the eldest daughter of Marshall and Carrie Vowell.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Neil and Kay Pugsley of Decatur; daughter and son-in-law, Gay and Mike Durden of Lewisville; sister, Margenia Fowler of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

James E. Ratliff
ARLINGTON -- James E. Ratliff, 76, a commercial brick mason, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodland West Baptist Church. Burial: Grapevine Cemetery.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Woodland West Baptist Church, to be used for the Bible Club or Youth Club.

James Ratliff was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Brownwood, Texas. He was a POW of World War II for 18 months while serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces. He was a member of the Brick Mason Union and retired from the Arlington School District. He was a member of Woodland West Baptist Church since 1957. He was awarded four Bronze Stars.

Survivors: Daughters, Debbie Haile and Penny Roberts, both of Arlington, and Jane Miller of Azle; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and best friend, John Allen of Arlington.

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

Edwin E. Rich
FORT WORTH -- Edwin E. "Gene" Rich, 76, chairman and CEO of Gene Rich & Company, a plumbing wholesale company, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Officiating: Dr. Mike Young and Dr. Judy Stamey. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of choice.

Edwin Rich was born Nov. 8, 1920, in Fort Worth. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of Westcliff United Methodist Church, Wholesale Distributors Association and Hemphill Lodge No. 1164, AF & AM.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M. Harber Rich.

Survivors: Son, Alan Rich and his wife, Amy, of Fort Worth; daughters, Terry Quattrochi of Dallas, and Mindy Wofford and her husband, David, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Anna Denton, Dave Wofford and Molly Wofford, all of Austin, and Austin Rich and Alexander Rich, both of Fort Worth; great- grandson, Sinclair Wallace Denton of Austin; and sister, Claudine Sherrill of Fort Worth.

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

Dorothy M. Ritz
AUGUSTA, W.Va. -- Dorothy Mae Ritz, 89, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Augusta.

Private services: to be held Sunday.

Dorothy Mae Ritz was born Sept. 21, 1907, in New Castle, Pa. Dorothy moved to Oklahoma as an infant with her father, who was a U.S. marshal for the Oklahoma Territory. She lived in Fort Worth in the 1960s and 1970s.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Frank Ritz.

Survivors: Sons, David Ritz of Granbury and John Ritz of Pennsylvania; daughters, Mary Lou Skinner of Augusta, W.Va., and Jo Ann Paulisen of Gettysburg, Pa.; sister, Pearl Gilley of California; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Billie F. Shotwell
HALTOM CITY -- Billie Fern Shotwell, 83, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Billie Fern Shotwell was born Oct. 1, 1913, in Aledo. She was a member of the Moose Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, W.R. Bill Shotwell.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Kenneth Don and Babe Shotwell and Dan Xin Shotwell, all of Fort Worth, and Ronnie Bert and Judy Shotwell of Lorena; daughter and son-in-law, Linda Kay Angelly and Kirby of Fort Worth; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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

Gordon H. Smith
PASADENA -- Gordon Harvey Smith, 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Pasadena Hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nowlin Funeral Home in De Leon. Burial: Victor Cemetery.

Nowlin Funeral Home
De Leon, (817) 893-2021
 

Stephanie K. Smith
ARLINGTON -- Stephanie K. Smith, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997.

Funeral: no service scheduled. Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 2910 Swiss Ave., Dallas, Texas, (214) 827-0062. Stephanie K. Smith was born March 26, 1921, in New Haven, Conn. She was the wife of the late Albert W. Smith, Jr. whom she married in 1941. She was a longtime resident of Arlington.

Survivors: Son, Albert W. Smith III and wife, Cheryl L. Smith, of Shady Shores; and daughter, Betsy Ann Smith of Corpus Christi.

Dalton & Son Funeral Home
Lewisville, (972) 436-6511
 

Roberta Sparks
ROCHELLE -- Roberta Sparks, 82, a practical nurse, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, in San Angelo.

Graveside service: was 2 p.m. Thursday in Rochelle Cemetery. Rev. Kenneth Barr officiated.

Roberta Sparks was born Dec. 29, 1914, to Sam and Blanche Nichols. She was married to Tyne L. Sparks on May 14, 1932. She moved from Fort Worth in 1995. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Marlin Sparks; and one sister, LaVerne Garvin.

Survivors: Sons, Sam B. Sparks and his wife, Donna, T.L. Sparks and his wife, Betty, Truman Sparks and his wife, Rena, and Wallace "W.D." Sparks; sisters, LaVoyce Sellman and Doretha Self; brothers, LeRoy and Clayton Nichols and Frank Nichols; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Heritage Funeral Home 300 N. Bridge.
Brady, Texas. (915) 597-1977
 

Alice B. Switzer
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Alice Bolton Switzer, 84, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Grand Prairie medical center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home. Burial: Southland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Alice Switzer was born Nov. 10, 1912, in Carrollton.

Survivors: Son, H.O. Switzer; daughters, Esteel Cartwright and Betty Higginbotham; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Lonnie L. Temple
FORT WORTH -- Lonnie L. Temple, 63, owner of an insurance agency, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at University Park Church. Burial: Mount Olivet. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Lonnie L. Temple was born Feb. 7, 1934, in Fort Worth. He was a Fort Worth resident most of his life. Mr. Temple owned his own insurance agency. He was an member of University Park Church and Ridglea Country Club.

Survivors: Wife, Rhonda Temple; son, Lonnie L. Temple Jr.; daughters, Carol Ann Aiken, Sandra Cox, Lisa Lewis, Tiffany Jones, Steffany Temple and Loni Deanna Temple; brother, Bill Temple; sisters, Dorothy Plowman, Margaret Dowis and Lenora Dingman; 13 grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

David R. Terry
CROWLEY -- David Rogers Terry, 59, a mechanic for Halliburton, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Burleson.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

David Rogers Terry was born Sept. 1, 1937, in Blum. David Rogers Terry was the son of Joe and Oma Talley Terry. He joined the U.S. Navy in May of 1955 and married Marlene Holdrich in 1960. After retiring from the Navy in August of 1976, the family retired to Crowley.

Survivors: Wife, Marlene Terry of Crowley; son, Michael David Terry of Crowley; daughter and son-in-law, Tricia and David Appleton of Crowley; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret Heslip of Cleburne, Edith and Raye Ingram and Julia and Albert Byrd, all of Burleson; and eight grandchildren.

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

Robert B. Thiebaud
DUBLIN, Texas -- Robert Bryan Thiebaud, 45, a rancher, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Harrell Funeral Home in Dublin, Texas. Burial: Round Grove Cemetery in Erath County. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. until the service on Saturday.

Memorials: Community Hospice in Dublin, Texas, or Round Grove Cemetery Association.

Harrell Funeral Home
Dublin, Texas, (817) 445-3311
 

Delores Thomas
FORT WORTH -- Delores Thomas, 69, a housekeeper, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home.

Delores Thomas was born Aug. 30, 1927, in Fort Worth. She was a member of Neighborhood Baptist Church, Rev. Matthew Hogan, pastor. She loved to cook and she loved housekeeping.

Survivors: Brother, James Washington of San Diego, Calif.; nieces, Linda Garner, Lois Jackson and Merlin Garner; nephew, Lee Arthur Higgins, all of Fort Worth.

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

DeWitt Tomlinson
GRANBURY -- DeWitt Tomlinson, 76, an architect, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Granbury.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Martin's Funeral Home.

Memorials: Hood General Hospital (Oncology Unit).

DeWitt Tomlinson was born April 8, 1920, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Georgia Tech. Mr. Tomlinson was a former Fort Worth resident and had lived in Granbury since 1980.

He was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Elks Lodge, American Institute of Architects, Texas Society of Architects, Fort Worth Power Squadron and Georgia Tech Alumni Association. In addition, he was president of the DCBE Club.

Survivors: Wife, Phyllis Tomlinson of Granbury; sons, Christopher J. Tomlinson of Austin and Brian D. Tomlinson of Fort Worth; and four granddaughters.

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

Seth A. Turner
SOUTH BEND -- Seth Alvin Turner, 85, a retired General Dynamics foreman, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

Funeral: noon Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

Seth Alvin Turner was born June 3, 1911, in Granbury. He formerly resided in Fort Worth, where he was a charter member of Genesis United Methodist Church and a member of Arlington Heights Masonic Lodge 1184. He retired from General Dynamics after 32 years' service.

Mr. Turner was preceded in death by his son, Billie Don Turner.

Survivors: Wife, Angie Lorene Turner of South Bend, Texas; brother, Raymond Turner of Alamogordo, N.M.; and sisters, Ruth Able of Boise, Idaho, and Delora Mae Stoen of Phoenix, Ariz.

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

Doris Walker
BURLESON -- Doris Walker, 69, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Doris Walker was born Feb. 18, 1927,in Fayetteville, Tenn. Doris C. Walker, a loving wife and wonderful mother, went home to walk on streets of gold after a recent illness. Doris was born to Bill and Emma Harbin. She was a devoted wife for 51 years. She was truly an angel on earth.

Survivors: Husband, Joe Walker of Burleson; son, Eddie Walker and wife, Mary Jo, of Burleson; daughters, Doris Jean and husband, Dennis Grace, of Burleson and Debbie Driver Dugan of Burleson; brother, Morris and his wife, Adelia Harbin, of Placerville, Calif.; sisters, Zelma Cheatham of Sacramento, Calif, Nelda Montanes of Burleson and Louise Harbin of Bakersfield, Calif.; grandchildren, Todd and Pam Grace of Denton; Jeff Grace of Oklahoma City, Okla., Stephanie Walker, Clint Walker, Lance Bixler, Mindy Bixler, Carly Driver and Coleman Driver, all of Burleson. She is remembered and loved by a host of friends, family and Jack her dog.

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

J.C. Wallace
ARLINGTON -- J.C. Wallace, 78, a retired iron worker, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Bluff Dale Baptist Church in Bluff Dale, Texas. Burial: Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Bluff Dale. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

J.C. Wallace was born March 29, 1918, in Iowa Park.

Survivors: Daughters, Brenda Keller and Beverly Vassar, both of Arlington; brother, Delbert Wallace of Dallas; sisters, Donna Nix of Lewisville and Fairy Troutman of Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Eddie Wigfall
FORT WORTH -- Eddie Wigfall, 86, who had retired as a janitor after more than 20 years, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Zion Baptist Church, 4100 Horne Street. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. at the church, family not present.

Eddie Wigfall was born April 4, 1910. He was a member and senior deacon at Zion Baptist Church. He was a welterweight boxer. He had lived in Fort Worth since 1952.

Survivors: Wife, Ella Wigfall; sons, Eddie Wigfall Jr. and Thomas Wigfall, Author Wigfall and Don Wigfall; daughters, Ora Pollard and Marie Blackmon; sister, Katie Carruthers ; 28 grandchildren;and 20 great-grandchildren.

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

Johnnell G. Williams
FORT WORTH -- Johnnell Gertrude Williams, 65, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home.

Johnnell Williams was born April 23, 1931, in Fort Worth. She attended the public schools of Fort Worth. She was a charter member of First Missionary Baptist Church. She was a fun loving and outgoing person; she enjoyed the company of friends and family alike and loved to cook for them.

She was the widow of Oree Williams.

Survivors: Son, Tilman Parramore and wife, Patricia, of Seattle, Wash.; brothers, Leon Parramore and wife, Rosie, and Curtis Parramore, both of Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; and many nephews, nieces, other family members and friends.

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

Letty Wilson
MANSFIELD -- Letty Irene Carlton Wilson, 97, a retired Mansfield school district cook, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at a Mansfield nursing home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: St. Paul Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Letty Irene Carlton Wilson was born Oct. 27, 1899, in Corn Valley, Texas. She was the oldest member of First United Methodist Church of Mansfield.

Mrs. Wilson was the widow of David Shelton Wilson Sr., who died Jan. 6, 1973.

Survivors: Son, David Wilson of Mansfield; three daughters, Ruth Pressley and Dorothy Howell, both of Arlington, and Faye Wynn of Mansfield; two brothers, Worth Carlton of Mansfield and Olin Carlton of Cleburne; sister, Louise Harris of Mansfield; three grandchildren; and nine great-grand- children.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555
 

Leona Wynn
HILLSBORO -- Leona Wynn, 86, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Waco.

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

Leona Wynn was born July 25, 1910, in Lone Willow, Texas. She was a former resident of Fort Worth for 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert David Wynn, in June of 1957.

Survivors: Daughters, Nadine Zint of Hillsboro and Eldred Keys of Everman; six grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.

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

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