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Published Feb. 19, 1997

James T. Bishop 

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. Burial: Gardens of Memory. Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.

James T. Bishop was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Floydada. He was a World War II Marine veteran and a member of First United Methodist Church. Mr. Bishop attended Tarleton State University and graduated from Texas Tech. He had lived in Stephenville since 1979 and in Amarillo for 29 years before that.

Survivors: Wife, Jean of Stephenville; son, Terry Bishop of Stephenville; daughters, Becky Cook of Amarillo and Brenda Mabery and Stacy Bishop, both of Granbury; brother, Dan Bishop of San Antonio; and four grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Ura M. Boaz
EULESS -- Ura Mae Marshall Boaz, 91, owner of Boaz Packaging who retired in 1984, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday in Pioneer Rest Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials: the James L. West Presbyterian Special Care Center.

Ura Boaz was born Oct. 8, 1905, in Fort Worth. She was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth and graduated from North Side High School, attended TWC and graduated from the University of Texas. She was a teacher in the Fort Worth public schools and was a member of the Womans Club of Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde A. Boaz.

Survivors: Nieces, Betty LeBaron and her husband, Wray, of Euless, and Betty Little of Fort Worth; and cousin, Homer Marshall of Oceanside, Calif.

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

Margaret S. Bowman
FORT WORTH -- Margaret Smith Bowman, 93, a manager for 45 years in the telephone department of the St. Anthony Hotel who retired in 1976, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Entombment: Holy Cross Cemetery in San Antonio.

Margaret Bowman was born Sept. 28, 1903, in San Antonio.

She was preceded in death by her son, Leslie Bowman Jr.

Survivors: Daughter, Doris Bowman Beverly of Fort Worth; daughter-in-law, Edith Munson of Boerne; sister, Myrtle Lukasik of Fulton; grandchildren, Sharon and Richard Mecke, Debbie and Jim Smolik, Randy and Monica Bowman, Karen and Bryan Timmons and Rodney Bowman; 14 great-grandchildren; and nephew, Buddy Ross.

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

Earline S. Brown
LOMPOC, Calif. -- Earline Sanders Brown, 52, a teacher, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, in Lompoc.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Community Missionary Baptist Church, 1125 E. Jessamine St., Fort Worth. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church.

Earline Sanders Brown was born Nov. 17, 1944, in Jacksonville, Texas. She was a Head Start teacher, a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church in Lompoc and a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors: Husband, Charles Brown of Lompoc; son, Sean Brown of Lompoc; daughter, Adrian Brown of Lompoc; mother, Mrs. Julia Sanders of Fort Worth; brother, Leon Sanders of Copperas Cove, Texas; sisters, Annie Sanders Madison of Norman, Okla., Wanda Sanders of Fort Worth and Patricia Sanders Carey of Grand Prairie; and one grandchild.

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

Judy I. Brown
FORT WORTH -- Judy I. Brown Nakane, 55, a cashier, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Mansfield.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Judy I. Brown Nakane was born March 11, 1941, in Brown County, Texas. She was a member of First Bible Baptist Church. She worked at Bargain Basket.

Survivors: Sons, Clinton W. Brown of Fort Worth, Gary A. Brown of Cleburne and Steven L. Brown of Fort Worth; daughter, Donna E. Tidwell of Godley; brother, Thelton L. Brewster of Bell Flower, Calif.; sister, Patsy Jackson of Lady Lake, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Myrle Burns
HILLSBORO -- Myrle Burns, 82, a homemaker, died Sunday, February 16, 1997, in Laguna Park.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Edens Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Burial: Brandon Cemetery. Memorials: Alzheimer's Association.

Edens Funeral Home
Hillsboro, (817) 582-8404
 

Frances R. Casillas
FORT WORTH -- Frances Rangel Casillas, 70, a retired meat trimmer, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Frances Casillas was born May 11, 1926, in Fort Worth. She retired from Swift & Company after 26 years. She was active in the Senior Citizens Activity Center of the Northside.

Survivors: Husband, Henry Casillas Sr. of Fort Worth; son, Henry Casillas Jr. of Fort Worth; brother, Ignacio Rangel of Fort Worth; sister, Juanita Rangel Stivers of Azle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Nella D. Cates
DENTON -- Nella D. Cates, 59, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Denton hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Huff- Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point. Burial: New Hope Cemetery in Cooke County.

Nella D. Cates was born Aug. 11, 1937, in Springs Community in Cooke County.

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

Gerald F. Clark
FORT WORTH -- Gerald Foster Clark, 31, a trucking company dispatch manager, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Skyvue Memorial Gardens.

Gerald Foster Clark was born July 4, 1965, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Daughter, Victoria Clark of Colorado; mother, Elida Rojero of Fort Worth; father, Gerald Raymond Clark of Shawnee, Okla.; brother, Ranulfo Rojero Jr. of Fort Worth; sisters, Mary Ester Clark, Maria Angela Estrada, Maria Delrosario Martinez, Maria Guadalupe Rojero, Manuela Rojero and Marisela Rojero, all of Fort Worth; grandfather, Guadalupe Contreras of Fort Worth; six nieces; four nephews; and several aunts and uncles.

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

Monroe H. Collins
FORT WORTH -- Monroe H. "Shorty" Collins, 81, a self-employed businessman, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens & Brumley. Burial: Burleson Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Monroe H. "Shorty" Collins was born Feb. 7, 1916. He owned and operated Shorty's Used Cars, M&M Coin Matt on University Drive in Fort Worth and in Granbury, and Collins Apartments for 40 years. In addition, he helped construct Convair and worked for Southwest Chevrolet Co. from 1957 to 1977.

Mr. Collins was a member of Arlington Heights United Methodist Church, the Methodist Men's Association and the Co-Workers Class.

He was a member of Arlington Heights Masonic Lodge No. 1184, Fort Worth Chapter 58, Fort Worth Council No. 42, Worth Commandry 19, Burleson Order of the Eastern Star No. 431 and was a charter member of the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry Fort Worth Valley, Moslah Temple Shrine and El Texa Grotto.

Survivors: Wife of 61 years, Maxine Collins of Fort Worth; daughter and son- in-law, Billie and Robert Wagner of Fort Worth; brother, Don Collins of Burleson; grandchildren, Angela Kay Ebby of Germany, Chris Wagner of Fort Worth, Pamela Sue Steinsick of Louisiana and Terri Ann Decker of Fort Worth; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Evanisto Cortez
FORT WORTH -- Evanisto "Tiny" Cortez, 63, a forklift operator, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Prayer service: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Evanisto Cortez was born April 15, 1933, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Brother, Rudolph Cortez Sr. of Fort Worth; sisters, Mary Soto, Hope Tapia and Juanita Flores, all of Fort Worth; 12 nephews; 10 nieces; 28 great-nephews; 23 great-nieces; three great-great-nephews; and two great- great-nieces.

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

J.W. Crow
FORT WORTH -- J.W. Crow, 77, a retired minister, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Christian Temple, 4500 Booth Calloway Rd. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park.

The Rev. J.W. Crow was born April 9, 1919, in Dow, Okla., and was a resident of this area since 1952. He was ordained in 1958 and pastored several area churches until his retirement in 1974. He was preceded in death by a wife, Mrs. Ollie Modell Crow, and a son, The Rev. Ray Crow.

Survivors: Wife, Alta Crow; sons, Orville G. and Leroy Crow; sisters, Belle Huskey, Laura Pearson, Frances Gracey and Margaret Beach; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Fredrick M. El-Amin
ARLINGTON -- Fredrick Muhammad El-Amin, 56, an appliance repair shop owner, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at Majid Hassan Al-Islam, 1201 E. Allen Avenue. Burial: Ar-Rawdah Cemetery.

Fredrick Muhammad El-Amin was born Jan. 4, 1941, in Tyler.

Survivors: Daughters, Diretha Harris of Fort Worth, Freda Gardner of Tyler, Jurietta Jon of Georgia and Nena Parker, Nathella El-Amin and Fatime El-Amin, all of Fort Worth; and several grandchildren.

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

Hermie Epperson
FORT WORTH -- Hermie Epperson, 90, a retired Fort Worth school district teacher, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Baker Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Mrs. Hermie Epperson was born Jan. 28, 1907, in Giddings. The daughter of Archie and Elizabeth Singletary Colvin, Hermie grew up in Lee County and attended the public schools. She was a graduate of Prairie View A&M College and Wiley College in Marshall. She completed studies in special education at North Texas State University in Denton. She taught in the public schools of Grapevine, in New Mexico and in Fort Worth. Mrs. Epperson was a strong proponent of higher education and inspired friends and family alike to continue their studies.

A longtime member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church, she served on the Pastoral Relations Committee under the Rev. L.L. Haynes. She was announcing clerk, Sunday school teacher, a member of the Sick Committee and of the Music Department of the Junior Class. She was a loyal and faithful member of the church and served faithfully until ill health prevented. Mrs. Epperson was also a member of the Highland Park Community Club.

She was the widow of Willie Epperson, who died in 1971.

Survivors: Niece, Velma Epperson of Houston; brothers-in-law, Matthew Epperson of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Andrew Epperson of Pulaski, Ill.; dear friends, Elder Curley Farris and Mrs. Tomesia Farris of Fort Worth; and several generations of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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

James Ford
FORT WORTH -- James Ford, 68, a supervisor for Surgikos Medical Supply, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, at a Dallas hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Baker Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home..

James Ford was born June 24, 1928, in Paris, Texas. James attended the public schools in Paris and graduated from high school there. He was an Army veteran and settled in Fort Worth more than 20 years ago. He was united in marriage with Alice Jeffrey. He worked many years for the city of Fort Worth in the surveying department and following retirement was employed as a supervisor at Surgikos.

Survivors: Wife, Alice Ford of Fort Worth; daughters, Gloria Sawyer of Killeen, Janice Douglas of Paris and Edna Marie Booker of Florida.; grandchildren, Anthony Aldrich, Andrew Sawyer, Chad Sawyer, Tanya Renee Sawyer and Sumiko Sawyer; nine great- grandchildren; and son-in-law, Jimmey Sawyer of Killeen.

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

Shynna L. Franklin
ARLINGTON -- Shynna Le'Nae Franklin, 5 days old, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Moore Memorial Gardens- Babyland in Arlington.

Shynna Franklin was born Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Father, Martelle Franklin of Arlington; mother, LeJohn Williams of Arlington; brothers, Bryhan Watson and Devin Franklin, both of Arlington; paternal grandparent, Sharon D. Burch of Arlington; and maternal grandparents, Sandra K. Williams of Arlington and John A. Powell of Odessa.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Richard O. Furlow
FORT WORTH -- Richard Osborne Furlow, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial Eucharist of Christian Burial: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Celebrant will be the Very Rev. Robert W. Bosworth Jr. Burial: private.

Memorials: A memorial fund has been established in Mr. Furlow's name at All Saints Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth 76107.

Richard Osborne Furlow was born Nov. 15, 1909, in Burkburnett and attended schools in Texas and Oklahoma. He graduated from Cornell University with a degree in civil engineering in 1932 and was a life member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Most of his professional career was in the aircraft industry, with several years in the oil industry and construction. He was a registered professional engineer and was retired from General Dynamics and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Mr. Furlow was a lifelong Episcopalian and was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church. He was a licensed lay reader and chalice bearer and verger, a former senior warden and vestryman.

Survivors: Wife of more than 60 years, Ellenor Long Furlow; one nephew; and three nieces.

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

Willie G. Giles
RED OAK -- Willie Guyneth Giles, 79, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Lancanster.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday in Laurel Land Cemetery in Fort Worth. J. Ben Andrews will officiate.

Willie Guyneth Giles was born March 21, 1917, in Wichita Falls to James Yancy Lindsey and Bessie Morrison Lindsey.

Survivors: Son, James Giles of Euless; daughter, Ouida Anderson and son-in-law, Darwin Anderson, of Red Oak; grandson, Dean Giles of California; and granddaughter, Jennifer Giles of Tennesee.

Red Oak Funeral Home
Red Oak, (972) 617-0100
 

Richard C. Graham
FORT WORTH -- Richard Clayton Graham, 93, a blue printer for the city of Dubuque, Iowa, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: pending in Iowa. Burial: Linwood Cemetery in Dubuque. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home.

Richard Clayton Graham was born Sept. 12, 1903, in Adair County, Iowa.

Survivors: Daughter, Marilyn Seamans of Fort Worth; grandsons, Phillip Jones, John Gray, Larry King Jr., Richard King and Michael King, all of Fort worth; granddaughters, Mary Ames and Marie McRannel, both of Iowa; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Noble I. Grubbs
FORT WORTH -- Noble I. Grubbs, 76, a quality control employee of the composing room of the Fort Worth Star- Telegram who retired in 1987, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at home after a brief illness.

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Noble Grubbs was born Aug. 25, 1920, in Macon County, Ill.

He served with the 12th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during World War II. They were called the Wildcats and paved the way for General George Patton and his troops. He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, I.T.U., and the VFW. He started in the newspaper business after the war.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lori Ann Grubbs-Ritchie. Survivors: Wife of almost 53 years, Juanita Grubbs; children, Linda Powell of Abilene, Anita Moore, Dyane Atwood and her husband, Russ, Stephen Grubbs, and Michael Grubbs, all of Fort Worth, and David Grubbs and his wife, Mei, of Denton; sister, Cleta Colson of Valdosta, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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

Kenneth C. Hadley
FORT WORTH -- Kenneth C. Hadley Sr., 59, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: services pending.

Kenneth C. Hadley was born Feb. 12, 1938, in Boyd.

Survivors: Daughter, Christina Hadley of Fort Worth; brothers, Kenneth C. Hadley Jr. and wife, Marlin, of Shreveport, La.; and grandchildren, K.C. Hadley III and Kyle Hadley, both of Shreveport, La.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Imogene Harvey
FORT WORTH -- Imogene Harvey, 77, a retired office manager for Weinstein Hardware, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock.

Imogene Harvey was born July 13, 1919.

Survivors: Sisters, Juanita Phillips of Abernathy, Dorothy Williamson of Plano and Doris Crump of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.

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

W.C. Heard
FORT WORTH -- W.C. Heard, 56, a physicist at SMC Pneumatics in Dallas, died Saturday morning, Feb. 15, 1997, at a local hospital.

There will be a memorial service Thursday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at Texas Christian University Robert Carr Chapel.

W.C. was scheduled to receive his MLA degree from TCU in May.

W.C. had previously worked at Gearhart Owen, General Dynamics and Texas Kenworth. He was a member of Rosemont Church of Christ. He was also a member of Elks Lodge No. 124. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with friends and family.

Survivors: Wife, Shirley Hall Heard of Fort Worth; sons, Jeff and Steven Heard, both of Morgan; stepsons, Daniel D. Hall of Fort Worth and David Alan Hall of Ojai, Calif.; three brothers, Joe Heard and Lloyd Heard, both of Onalaska, and William Heard of Stigler, Okla.; sisters, Helen Tuck of New Boston and Ann McDonough of Houston; grandchildren, Amanda, Emily and Brittany; and stepgrandson, Joshua.
 

John W. Henderson
MISSOURI CITY -- John Wesley Henderson, 84, retired from Shell Oil, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Forest Park East Funeral Home. Burial: Forest Park East Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Wes Henderson Jr., Bob Henderson, Jr., John Henderson, Ben Henderson, Glen Oberholtzer and John Samuell.

John Wesley Henderson was born Aug. 4, 1912, in Aquilla. He moved to Houston in 1942. He was a member of First Colony Christian Church after being a member of Kirkwood South Christian Church for 53 years. Mr. Henderson retired from Shell Oil in 1974. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Hazel Henderson, and his son, Robert L. Henderson.

Survivors: Sons, Wesley G. and wife, Barbara Henderson, and Don M. and wife, Brenda Henderson; daughter-in- law, Ellie Henderson; brother, C.W. Henderson; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Forest Park East Funeral Home
Webster, Texas, (713) 332-3111
 

Patricia J. Herndon
ARLINGTON -- Patricia J. Herndon, 68, an executive secretary for Zale's, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Patricia J. Herndon was born Oct. 6, 1928, in Ithaca, N.Y. She was a 1950 graduate of Texas Christian University.

She started as a secretary while progressing to many other positions throughout her 41 years at the Zale's jewelry company. She was honored as Employee of the Year in 1969. Following her retirement, she volunteered at Fielder Museum of Arts and was honored as Volunteer of the Year. She was a member and served as president and held other offices in the local chapter of Alpha Xi Delta fraternity.

She had attended Fielder Road Baptist Church for 15 years.

Pat lived a full and happy life. She leaves a loving family and many, many valued friends to cherish the wonderful memories and happy times.

Survivors: Brother, Chuck Dickinson and his wife, Pat, of Arlington; niece, Sabrina Angela Dickinson of Arlington; and many devoted friends.

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

Dwight Hill Sr.
FORT WORTH -- Dwight Hill Sr., 48, a Fort Worth crossing guard, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, at a hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Fellowship Baptist Church, 956 E. Jefferson. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Dwight Hill Sr. was born May 5, 1948, in Bonham.

Survivors: Wife, Jacquelyn Washington Hill; sons, Dwight Hill Jr. and Jamil Hill; daughters, Leslie Hill and Tiffany Greene; parent, Maletha Hill; brothers, Allon Preston II, Daniel C. Hill and Donald W. Hill; sisters, Faye Jefferson, Esther Hill and Doris Robinson; grandchild, Chelsea Nixson; uncle, Henderson Hill; aunts, Jessie Wright and Lillian Drawhorn; and nephews, nieces and cousins.

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

Robert R. Johnson
ARLINGTON -- Robert R. "Bob" Johnson, 49, a crime analysis supervisor, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Robert R. "Bob" Johnson was born March 1, 1947, in San Antonio. He was an Arlington patrol officer from 1972 to 1983, when he became a crime analysis supervisor for the Arlington Police Department. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church in Haltom City.

Survivors: Wife, Bonnie Johnson of Arlington; daughter, Misty Johnson of Arlington; mother, Rachel Scott of Arlington; mother-in-law, Georgia Voiku of Fort Worth; stepbrother, Mike Scott of Arlington; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

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

Mary L. Kemp
JOSHUA -- Mary Lee Kemp, 84, a retired electrical assembler, died Sunday Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mary Lee Kemp was born Dec. 28, 1912, in Dallas. She was a lifelong resident of the Fort Worth area. She retired in 1972 from General Dynamics after 25 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors: Sons, Ray Athens of Fort Worth and Jay Athens of Joshua; brother, George Trost of Joshua; seven grandchildren; and eight grandchildren.

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

Beryl Kerns
FORT WORTH -- Beryl Kerns, 91, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Beryl Kerns was born Dec. 6, 1905, in Fort Worth to David Stonewall and Clara Paulus Jackson. She grew up attending Fort Worth schools. She graduated from Our Lady of Victory High School in 1924. She was a longtime member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Kerns, in 1983, and grandson, Bob Melly, in 1993.

Survivors: Son, David Kerns and wife, Sharon, of Fort Worth; daughter, Dorothy Melly and husband, Joe, of Fort Worth; sister, Clara Bostaph of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Susan Kerns Collingsworth of Atlanta, Ga., and Carolyn Kerns, Jennifer Kerns and Sharon Kerns, all of Fort Worth; and three great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Dorothy M. Smith Levings
HARLINGEN -- Dorothy Marie Smith Levings, a retired teacher, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997.

Funeral: Wednesday at Kreidler- Ashcraft Funeral Directors. Burial: Combes City Cemetery.

Dorothy M. Smith Levings was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Superior, Wis. She graduated from Superior State Teachers' College in 1935 and taught in rural schools in Wisconsin until 1940. She also served as a substitute teacher in Fort Worth public schools. She taught at Holy Name School, O.L.V and St. Andrews Parochial Schools of Fort Worth for many years.

Survivors: Husband of 57 years, Donald James Levings Sr. who was a retired railroad man of Rancho Viejo; children, John and his wife, Christine Levings, of Corpus Christi, Margaret and her husband, Carl Christensen, of Port Isabel, Marilyn and her husband, Dr. Lionel Rangel, of Weslaco, Donald James and his wife, Ceil, of Colleyville, Marcia Levings of Rancho Viejo, Robert and his wife, Christine Levings, of Misawa, Japan, and De Land, Fla., Charles and his wife, Vioki Levings, of North Richland Hills and Maria C. Levings of Arlington; 18 grandchidlren; and three great- grandchildren.

Kreidler-Ashcraft Funeral Directors
Harlingen, Texas, (210) 423-4141
 

Julian Longoria
FORT WORTH -- Julian Longoria, 79, a retired trackman for Santa Fe Railroad, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday, at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: The Kidney Foundation.

Julian Longoria was born June 4, 1917, in Bertram.

Survivors: Wife, Jesusa Longoria of Fort Worth; son, Elisco Longoria of Fort Worth; daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Lyle Allen of Arlington, Alicia Longoria of Dallas, Esther and Frank Molano of Fort Worth and Cecilia and Dale Tarkington of Richland Hills; brother, Juan Longoria of San Antonio; sisters, Manuela Sapien of Lampasas and Andrea Ramirez, Reyes Soto and Lupe Longoria, all of San Antonio; grandson, Frank A. Maldonado; great- grandchildren, Julian Maldonado and Jordon Maldonado.

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

Ronald E. Longway I
ARLINGTON -- Ronald E. Longway I, 58, owner of Ron's Sundre Prints, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Arlington.

Memorial service: no service scheduled.

Ronald E. Longway I was born March 30, 1938, in Muskegon, Mich.

Survivors: Wife, Jean Longway of Arlington; sons, Ron Longway II of Arlington, Rick Longway and his wife, Julie, of Arlington, Scott Longway and his wife, Sabrina, of Sanger, James Den Boer and his wife, Annette, of Fort Worth and Robert Den Boer and his wife, Luann, of Oklahoma.; daughters, Debbie Toth and her husband, SRA Jason E., of Sheppard AFB, Shari Reep of Wichita Falls, Linda Thompson of Plant City, Fla., and Sandy Gillitt and her husband, Hal, of Michigan.; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Susie P. McChesney
CHICO -- Susie Pauline McChesney, 45, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: West Bridgeport Cemetery.

Susie Pauline McChesney was born March 23, 1951, in Levelland.

Survivors: Husband, Wayne McChesney of Chico; son and daughter-in- law, Robert and Trudy Strickland of Paradise; daughter, Skylar Strickland of Bridgeport; parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Strickland of Bridgeport; brother, Andy Crisp of Bridgeport; sisters, Rita E. Harris of Bridgeport and Betty Phillip of Poolville; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

Billie McKnight
WHITNEY -- Billie McKnight, 76, who worked as a licensed vocational nurse in Fort Worth, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Whitney.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fort Graham Baptist Church near Whitney. Burial: Hillcrest Garden of Memory near Hillsboro.

Billie McKnight was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Whitney.

Survivors: Husband, Jack McKnight of Whitney; sons, Johnny McKnight of Arlington and Warren McKnight of Fort Worth; daughter, Dot Means of Whitney; five grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors
Whitney, (817) 694-2206
 

Iva H. Morrison
HALTOM CITY -- Iva Hancock Morrison, 93, a retired meat packer for Armour & Co., died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a local nursing home.

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

Iva Hancock Morrison was born March 19, 1903, in Austin. She was a former member of Decatur Avenue Church of Christ. After retiring from Armour & Co., she worked as an arranger of artificial flowers with Mott's stores in the Metroplex.

Survivors: Son, Robert G. Morrison of Poteet; grandchildren, Deborah Jo Morrison of Fort Worth, Lucy M. Cruz of San Antonio, George F. Morrison of Saginaw, Patricia Jiminez of San Antonio, Edward Eugene Morrison of Beeville and Marcos A. Morrison, Rose M. Morrison and Cinthya Morrison, all of Poteet; 12 great- grandchildren; seven nieces; three nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.

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

John W. Motheral
FORT WORTH -- John Wesley Motheral, 71, a former vice-president and co-owner of Motheral Printing Company, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association or to Shrine Hospitals for Children, c/o Moslah Temple.

John Motheral was born May 10, 1925, in Fort Worth.

Mr. Motheral and his two brothers took over the printing company upon the death of its founder, their father, F.L. Motheral Sr., who started the printing company in October 1934. He retired as vice-president of sales. He worked as a young man at the printing company on weekends and in the summer. He began delivering printing jobs after he got his driver's license.

With an interest in flying, he got his license as a teenager and taught flying to cadets in training at Big Spring Air Force Base. He later joined the U.S. Navy and saw action in World War II in the Pacific, taking part in the landing at Iwo Jima. After his discharge from the Navy, he attended Texas Christian University before he began fulltime work in the printing company.

He was active in the Fort Worth Jaycees and the Sales Executive Club, a lifetime member of the Royal Order of Jesters and Moslah Temple Motor Corps, for which he rode with the state championship team for five years. His Shrine memberships included Julian Feild Lodge No. 908, Fort Worth Chapter No. 58, Fort Worth Council No. 42, Worth Commandery No. 19 and Moslah Temple Shrine.

He was a member of River Crest Country Club, the Steeplechase and Ridotto. He served on the board of stewards and was an usher for First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, F.L. Motheral Jr., and son, John Wesley Motheral Jr.

Survivors: Wife of 46 years, Daphne Motheral; daughter, Michelle Wayman and her husband, Max; brothers, Carl Motheral and Foist Motheral; grandchildren, Chelsea and Preston Wayman; and several other family members.

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

Betty R. Newton
FORT WORTH -- Betty Ruth Newton, 50, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Home. Burial: Ashcreek Cemetery in Azle.

Betty R. Newton was born Aug. 8, 1946, in Fort Worth and was a lifelong resident of this area. She was a member of Gospel Life Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, James A. Hill; a son, Gary Newton; and a brother, Delton Hill.

Survivors: Husband, Carl E. Newton of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Angela Newton of Fort Worth; son, Charlie L. Newton of Fort Worth; mother, Effie Hill Smith of Fort Worth; brothers, Ray Hill and J.W. Hill, both of Fort Worth, and Charlie Hill of Boyd; sisters, Katherine Mathis and Janell Morrow, both of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Shawna and Timothy Newton, both of Fort Worth.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Helen C. Pendery
STEPHENVILLE -- Helen C. Pendery, 89, a retired business woman, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Stephenville nursing home.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Union Cemetery in Comanche County. Helen C. Pendery was born Sept. 28, 1907, in Lamesa.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531
 

Warren W. Pettit
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Warren W. Pettit, 82, a cabinet carpenter, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, in Richland Hills.

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

Warren W. Pettit was born Feb. 11, 1915, in New York, N.Y. He was a member of College Hill Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Estalee Pettit of Richland Hills; sons, Warren Earl Pettit of Alvord and Vaughn Wayne Pettit of Alvarado; sister, Edna Sexton of New York City; and grandson, Steven Michael Pettit of Alvord.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Willie J. Porter
AZLE -- Willie J. Porter, 82, a farmer and rancher, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

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

Willie Porter was born Nov. 16, 1914, in Azle, and lived most of his life in Azle. He married his wife of 57 years in 1939 and enlisted in the Navy in 1942. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He enjoyed boxing in his youth in the Fort Worth Golden Gloves and in the Navy.

Survivors: Wife, Oleta Joyce Porter of Azle; son, Billy J. Porter of Fort Worth; daughter, Judy Porter of Hurst; brothers, J.C. Porter of Fort Worth, and Newt Porter and John Porter, both of Azle; sisters, Katy Allman of Azle, Irma Lee Jetton of Oklahoma and Mary Ann Houseth of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Jessica Peay of Hawkins; and nieces and nephews.

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

Gary C. Rose
AZLE -- Gary C. Rose, 62, a retired material bonder, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Burial: Ashcreek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Biggers Funeral Home.

Gary C. Rose was born April 16, 1934, in Azle and was a lifelong Azle area resident. Prior to his retirement in 1993, he was a material bonder for Bell Helicopter where he was a member of U.A.W. Local 218. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lakeside. He will be missed but not forgotten.

Survivors: Wife, Doris Rose of Azle; sons, Scott Rose and his wife, Debra, of Azle and Keith Rose of Fort Worth; sister, Carla Dumas of Fort Worth; mother and father-in-law, Doug and Mozelle Phillips of Azle; and four grandchildren.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Winifred Rutledge
FORT WORTH -- Winifred (Helf) Rutledge, 69, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: was held Tuesday in Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington.

Winifred Rutledge was born Nov. 13, 1997, in Austin.

Survivors: Husband, Herman Rutledge of Fort Worth; Jeffry Warren of Redwood City, Calif.; daughters, Galyn Demotte of San Francisco and Susan Morton of Redwood City; and three grandchildren.

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

Frances Sabin
GRANBURY -- Frances "Hope" Sabin, 78, a retired assembler, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: pending. Burial: Donation Cemetery in Huntingdon County, Pa.

Frances Sabin was born Jan. 15, 1919, in Huntingdon, Pa. She was a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge.

Survivors: Son, Gene Sabin of Granbury; daughters, Barbara Sabo of Azle, Frances H. Witte of Minnesota and Theresa Lape of Granbury; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Elsie G. Scoggin
FORT WORTH -- Elsie G. Scoggin, 90, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Private graveside service: Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey, Mich.

Elsie Scoggin was born March 15, 1906, in Emmet County, Mich. She was a longtime resident of Petoskey, Mich., and had been a resident of Fort Worth for the past five years. She was a member of Petoskey United Methodist Church. Her husband was a manager for J.C. Penney Co. Later, after retirement, they lived in their homes in Florida, Petoskey and Fort Worth.

She was the widow of Joseph W. Scoggin and was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Wm. Scoggin Jr., and her daughter, Sallie Wilson.

Survivors: Son, James M. Scoggin and his wife, Janet, of California; son-in- law, Richard V. Wilson, M.D., of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Thomas Wilson and his wife, Sherri, Christopher B. Wilson, John Y. Wilson and his wife, Lisa, David Scoggin, M.D., and his wife, Hillary, Sallie Scoggin Brichta, and Jennifer Scoggin; and four great-grandchildren.

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

James R. Sewell
FORT WORTH -- James R. Sewell, 83, a U.S.D.A. supervisor who retired in 1979, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors. Graveside service: 4 p.m. in Morris Cemetery near Gilmer.

James Sewell was born Jan. 27, 1914, in Wise County. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a graduate of Tarleton Junior College and Texas A&M University. He was the "Most Outstanding Senior" in the School of Agriculture at his graduation at A&M University. He worked for the Texas Extension Service for three years in Hale County and he worked 19 years for the U.S.D.A. in Hunt County and Austin County. He was a member of Travis Avenue Baptist Church and was a Master Mason.

He was preceded in death by a son, Tim, in 1983.

Survivors: Wife of 57 years, Oleene Binion Sewell; daughters, Gloria Holder of Odessa and Rita Ward and husband, Henry Ward, of Seguin; three sisters; and three grandsons, Scott Holder, Kevin Ward and Brian Ward, all of Seguin.

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

Myrtle Shores
WEATHERFORD -- Myrtle Shores, 98, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, in Weatherford.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Santa Fe Baptist Church in Weatherford. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Galbraith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Survivors: Son, Dwight Shores of Harrisburg, N.C.; daughters, Helen Pugh of Weatherford and Betty Stever of Schwenksville, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nine great- great grandchildren.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2747
 

Earl D. Smith
KELLER -- Earl D. "Smitty" Smith, 79, a construction salesman, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Grapevine.

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

Earl D. Smith was born Oct. 10, 1917, in Port Royal, S.C. He was a veteran in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was a photographer and commercial artist in the Navy.

Survivors: Wife, Juanita Smith of Keller; sons, Calvin Dovers, Kenneth Dovers and Ricky Dovers and his wife, Delane, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Betty Sturgeon of Watauga; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Mary J. Southerland
AURORA -- Mary Jane Southerland, 73, a retired home provider for Home Healthcare, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Aurora.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Chruch in Boyd

Memorials: Trinity Baptist Church in Boyd. Mary Jane Southerland was born April 4, 1923, in Locksburg, Ark.

Survivors: Son, Thomas W. Southerland of Rhome.

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

Thelma L.B. Speed
FORT WORTH -- Thelma L. Briscoe Speed, 87, a retired dietitian for the FWISD, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church, 5312 Houghton. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Family Hour will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church.

Thelma L. Briscoe Speed was born Aug. 19, 1909, in Dallas. She was a member of Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church since 1939.

Survivors: Son, Elbert Speed Jr. and his wife, Jewel; daughters, Dorothy Marie Speed and Freddie Mae Bluitt; 24 grandchildren and 49 great- grandchildren; special niece, Katherine Sparks; and nephews, nieces and cousins.

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

Vada P. Spiva
WEATHERFORD -- Vada Phy Spiva, 84, a retired bookkeeper, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Burial: 2:30 p.m. Friday in Highland Park Cemetery in Borger. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Vada Spiva was a bookkeeper and a Seventh-Day Adventist.

Survivors: Daughters, Anna Box of Weatherford and Cathy Jones of Amarillo; sisters, Francis Fowler of Temple, Mary Hostvet of Fort Worth and Sue Newman of Jacksboro; four grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2747
 

Arline Stendebach
GRANBURY -- Arline Stendebach, 89, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Boerne Cemetery in Boerne.

Arline Stendebach was born Dec. 8, 1907, in San Antonio. She was a member of the Lutheran church. She had previously lived in Corpus Christi and had resided in Granbury for the past 4 1/2 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Rudolph Stendebach.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Jim and G.G. Stendebach of Granbury; stepsons, Bill Stendebach of Houston and Jack Stendebach of Mathis; one grandchild; and two great- grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Julia C. Strossi
AUSTIN -- Julia Catherine Strossi, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Moore Memorial Garden in Arlington.

Memorials: in place of usual remembrances, the family suggests that memorial contributions can be made to the Habitat for Humanity in the Austin or Fort Worth-Dallas area.

She was formerly of Arlington and was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church and its Leisure Club.

Survivors: Daughters, Barbara M. Crouch and husband, James L., of Austin; grandson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crouch; great-grandson, Judson, all of Houston; granddaughter, Ms. Julie Cleveland and great-granddaughter, Jordan, of Austin; three sisters; two brothers; and their families in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Funeral Home Austin, (512) 892-1172
 

Marie Thompson
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Marie Thompson, 88, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in White Settlement.

Graveside service: 4 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Marie Thompson was born May 18, 1908, in Decatur, Ill. She was a resident of Fort Worth since 1920. She was a member of University United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star organization.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Thompson, in 1970.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Sadie Thompson of Fort Worth; sister, Helen Hogg of Arlington; grandchildren, Frank Thompson and wife, Debbie, of Fort Worth, and Richard Thompson and wife, Rebecca, of Coppell; and great-grandchildren, Ben Thompson and Katharine Thompson, both of Coppell, and Jennifer Thompson and Johnathan Thompson, both of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Nora Tyborowski
FORT WORTH -- Nora Tyborowski, 82, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 9:30 Thursday at Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home in Port Jervis, N. Y., with Mass of Christian Burial following at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Jervis, N.Y.

Memorials: Humane Society of North Texas.

Nora Tyborowski was born Dec, 18, 1914, in Jersey City, N.J.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Casimir, in 1991.

Survivors: Son, Casimir Wroblewski of Glenspey, N.Y.; daughter, Emily Kline of Fort Worth; brothers, John Wroblewski and Edward Wroblewski, both of Florida; sisters, Marcia Dziobkowski and Blache Marcinczuk, both of New Jersey, Stella Wroblewski of South Carolina and Lottie Spiegle of New Jersey; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Dorothy L. Walker
ARLINGTON -- Dorothy Lucille Walker, 71, a retired assembler for Admiral Corporation, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at home.

Funeral: private services are pending.

Dorothy Walker was born May 25, 1925, in Beloit, Wis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eather "Arkie" Walker.

Survivors: Daughters, Karen Richardson of Arlington, Paula Almonza (Martel) of Rockford, Ill., Alice Jo Varis of Beaumont, Dixie Canfield of Janesville, Wis., Candace Walker of Troy, N.Y.; brothers, Paul Chambers of Beloit, Wis., and Melvin Chambers of South Beloit, Ill; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren.

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

Betty J. Ward
HURST -- Betty Jane Ward, 60, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

Memorial service: private.

No flowers, please.

Betty J. Ward was born Aug. 26, 1936, in Detroit, Texas. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother. Survivors: Husband, Albert Ward; daughters, Mary Endicott and son-in- law, Michael; brother, Bobby Davidson; and grandchildren, Daryl Endicott and Krystal Endicott.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Luevenia B. Wilcox
FORT WORTH -- Luevenia Battle Wilcox, 81, a homemaker, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday at Rising Star Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Texas. Burial: Jacksonville City Cemetery. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Luevenia Wilcox was born March 11, 1915, in Jacksonville, Texas. She was a member of Greater Mount Tabor Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Wilcox, and parents, Cleveland and Vicy Lacy Battle.

Survivors: Son, Arthell Wilcox of Jacksonville; daughters, Sarah Horhn of Houston and Lue Sharp of Fort Worth; brothers, Lowell Battle and C.L. Battle, both of Jacksonville and Isiah Battle of Houston; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

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

Shedrich L. Wiley II
FORT WORTH -- Shedrich Lancie Wiley II, 44, a truck driver for 19 years and a self-employed businessman, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Morrow, La. Burial: Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Family hours: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday in Fort Worth at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors and at 7 p.m. Friday in Morrow at the church.

Shedrich Lancie Wiley III was born March 28, 1952, in Pineville, La. He had lived in Dallas for 22 years and was a member of Grt. North Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Vernada Wiley; son, Shedrich Wiley III; daughters, Artiqua Wiley and Nicole Wiley; mother, Irma Wiley; brothers, Rickie, Michael and Gerald Wiley; sisters, Deloris Armstrong, Shirley Wimberley, Irmaette Brown, Youlanda Wiley, Bertha Friels, Thesia Davis, Pamela Frank and Felmer Williams; grandchild, Lamarcus Andru Callegari; and two special daughters, Chrissy Brazile and Saundra McDonald.

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

Lamoyne Wilkerson
HOUSTON -- Lamoyne Wilkerson, 89, a retired school teacher for FWISD, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a Houston hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at Fleming Chapel at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lucas Funeral Home. Dr. H. Stephen Shoemaker and Rev. Gene Thompson will officiate.

Honorary Pallbearers: Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Clint Stokes, Ms. Harriet Griffin, Ms. Nancy Thurman and Mr. Willima T. Stitt.

Lamoyne Wilkerson was born March 2, 1907, in Minters Chapel in Tarrant County. She was longtime resident of Fort Worth. She was the only child of William F. Laurence and Clara Pearl Brown Laurence. In 1941 she married Robert Gray Wilkerson who preceded her in death in 1967. She taught in elementary schools in public schools of Fort Worth for more than 30 years. When asked shortly before her death what she considered most singulary important of her experiences, she stated, "The public schools of Fort Worth." She was active in school related functions and enjoyed attending events at the Wilkerson- Greines Activity Center of the Fort Worth Independent School District, which bears her deceased husband's name. Mrs. Wilkersons's memberships included the Fort Worth Retired Employees Association, the Texas State Teachers Association, the National Educators Association, Mortar Board, Delta Kappa Gamma, Sigma Tau Delta, the Womans Club of Fort Worth, where she was active in the art department and the Woman's Shakespeare Club. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the Felicia Sunday School Class.

Survivors: Son, Robert Gray Wilkerson Jr., M.D., and his wife, Marilyn, of Houston; grandsons, Robert Gray Wilkerson III and Laurence F. Wilkerson; cousins, Imogene Pentecost of Kilgore, William Brown of Fort Worth and John Freeman of Amarillo; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Margaret and W.A. Payne of Dallas.

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

Herman J. Willi
FORT WORTH -- Herman Jacob Willi, 92, a former district manager in sales for Nabisco, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Officiating: the Rev. Joseph Pemberton. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: he will lie in state from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials: Holy Family Catholic School.

Herman Willi was born Oct. 11, 1904, in Tarrant County.

He was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth, a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Holy Family Men's Club, was an usher, St. Vincent de Paul Society and was a benefactor of Holy Family Parochial School.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Shaw Willi.

Survivors: Wife, Hilda Porter Willi; stepdaughters, Ann T. Hill of Fort Worth and Nancy A. Mathis of Farmington, N.M.; and seven grandchildren.

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

Mary Etta Williams
FORT WORTH -- Mary Etta Williams, 80, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

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

Mary Etta Williams was born June 16, 1916, in Fort Worth. She graduated from Diamond Hill High School in 1933 and in 1935 she married her husband of 56 years. She was a lifetime member of Diamond Hill Baptist Church.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis B. Williams, in 1991, and her son, Steven Lee Williams, in 1979.

Survivors: Daughters, Mona Kay Green of Saginaw and Cheryl Lynn Cope of Fort Worth; sisters, Mildred Pauline Bowers and Wilma Charoline Watts, both of Hurst; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Jean Wippert
FORT WORTH -- Jean Wippert, 76, a retired shipping clerk in the aircraft industry, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Memorials: Community Hospice of Texas, 1000 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

Jean Wippert was born July 20, 1920, in Fort Worth. She was a resident of Fort Worth all of her life. She retired from LTV. She was a member of Meadowbrook United Methodist Church.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wippert, Mr. and Mrs. James Wippert and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wippert; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Lillie M. Young
FORT WORTH -- Lillie Mae Young, 87, a retired nurse, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: Peoples Burial Park in Haltom City. Visitation: 12 noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at Baker Funeral Home.

Lillie M. Young was born May 1, 1909, in Mart in McLennan County.

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

Vivian L. Young
FORT WORTH -- Vivian Lorraine Young, 77, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Vivian Lorraine Young was the beloved wife of the late Milton Carl Young. She was the daughter of the late Margie Flintchum Harvey and Elihu Harvey. She was a native of Holdenville, Okla.

Survivors: Daughter, Suzanne Young Murphree of Fort Worth; and sister, Kathleen Melancon of Lake Charles, La.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Martha J. Zigrang
FORT WORTH -- Martha Jane Zigrang, 75, a loving mother, grandmother and wife, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

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

Memorials: Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital.

Martha Jane was born May 30, 1921, in Indiana and was one of five sisters and two brothers. She was married for 50 years to Bill, of which she spent most of their married life traveling to different Air Force bases until his retirement in 1963. At this time they made their home in Fort Worth, where she enjoyed their involvement in the Moslah Shrine Temple Drum and Bugle Corp, their membership in River Oaks Christian Church, their three children and 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many, many lifelong friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. "Bill" Zigrang Sr.

Survivors: Her daughter, Jane A. Pulliam and her husband, Thomas W., and two sons, Charles E. Zigrang and his wife, Kay, and William J. Zigrang Jr., all of the Fort Worth area; brother, John Phillips; and sisters, Kate Cyrus, Jean Sanders and Maryann Martin. She enjoyed her eight granddaughters, Babette Wesley and her husband, Wes, Candy Muse and her husband, David, Dana Dority and her husband, Brent, Nicole Vermillion and her husband, Gene, and Christen Zigrang, Shannon Zigrang, Kirby Zigrang and Lacy Zigrang; and five great-grandchildren, Randy Wesley, Amanda Wesley, Forrest Dority, Leahe Vermillion and Erica Muse, all of the Fort Worth area.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

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