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Published Feb. 20, 1997

Seini M. Aho 

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Tongan United Methodist Church at 1010 S. Main in Euless. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: Friday evening at First Tongan United Methodist Church.

Seini Aho was born Oct. 7, 1926, in Tonga.

Survivors: Sons, Sione Mila of Watauga, Nikua Mila of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Tuli Mila and Tali Mila, both of Tonga; daughters, Anau Fainga of Seattle, Wash., and Sosepa Mila of Tonga; brother, Molisi Mila of Tonga; granddaughter, Teisa Fainga of Seattle, Wash.; 22 grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Leslie A. Barnes
RHOME -- Leslie Anne Barnes, 39, a customs broker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, please make donation to the Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 E. Lancaster, Fort Worth 76103.

Leslie Anne Barnes was born Oct. 11, 1957, in Seattle, Wash.

Survivors: Husband, Roland Baier of Rhome; mother, Ann Barnes; sister, Marsha Hagbo of Big Lake, Alaska.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Maxine Barron
FORT WORTH -- Leona Maxine Adams Barron, 62, a teacher and musician, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: noon Saturday at Carter Metropolitan C.M.E. Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park in Arlington. Visitation: noon to 9 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: gratefully accepted through the American Cancer Society, 3301 West Freeway, Fort Worth 76107.

Maxine Barron was born to Senior and Leona Adams on Jan. 16, 1935, in Fort Worth. She attended James E. Guinn Elementaryunior High School and graduated from I.M. Terrell High School. After receiving her B.A. in music education from Prairie View A&M University in 1956, she worked as a music teacher at Como High School for four years. Under Mrs. Barron's direction, the school chorus participated in the annual choral festival at Will Rogers Auditorium and entertained hundreds with its four-part harmony, often acappella. In later years, she returned to the Fort Worth school district as a substitute teacher in the elementary schools.

As a child and young adult, Mrs. Barron attended Mount Zion Baptist Church and served as choir member, youth pianist, Sunday school organist and church musician. In 1968, she moved her membership to Carter Metropolitan C.M.E. Church and served as musical director of the chancel choir for over 20 years. The choir's repertoire ranged from hymns, anthems, acappella spirituals and cantatas to more complicated works such as Bill and Gloria Gaither's `Alleluia' and Handel's `Messiah.' 

Mrs. Barron was a devoted wife to Samuel L. Barron for 40 years, a loving mother to her daughters, a doting grandmother to her grandsons and a loyal friend to everyone she met.

Survivors: Husband, Samuel L. Barron of Fort Worth; children, Andrea R. Barron and her new special friend, Randall K. Horton of Denton, and Lydia Barron Dunnington and her husband, Darryl Dunnington, of Grapevine; sister, Billye Jeanne Miller of Brooklyn, N.Y.; grandchildren, Jordan K. Dunnington, Tyler K. Dunnington and Ashton K. Dunnington of Grapevine; goddaughter, Kimberly D. White of Fort Worth; and many other family members and friends.

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

Lois M. Beteg
FORT WORTH -- Lois "Gypsy" McDonald Beteg, 72, a retired ticket agent who worked for Missouri Pacific from 1942 to 1985, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet Guild, 6845 Green Oaks Rd., 76116.

Lois Beteg was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Eldon, Iowa. She was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church, City Club, Petroleum Club, Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet Guild, Fort Worth Opera Guild, Fort Worth Symphony Guild and the Kimble Art Museum Association. She studied under Eric Boehme and gave talks throughout Texas to children sharing her love of ballet.

Survivors: Daughter, Suzanne French Willis of Tecumseh, Mich.; sister, Molly Hayes of Rockville, Md.; grandchildren, Blake French and Christian French, both of Arlington, and Morgan Willis of Tecumseh, Mich.; and great-grandson, Ryan French of Arlington.

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

Beverly A. Bubeck
ARLINGTON -- Beverly Ann Bubeck, 50, a payroll supervisor for Choice Homes, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Lung Association.

Beverly Bubeck was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Clovis, N.M. She had worked at Oil States Industries and was a member of Kennedale Methodist Church.

Survivors: Husband, Bill Bubeck of Arlington; son, Kyle Bubeck of Portales, N.M.; daughters, Kayla Freeman and Kendra Bubeck, both of Arlington; sisters, Earla Kuhn of Las Cruces, N.M., Jan Seaton of Arlington, and Nan Victor of Portales, N.M.; and five grandchildren.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Neil W. Cobern Jr.
BURLESON -- Neil W. Cobern Jr., 61, a machinist, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Crane, Texas, hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Burleson Church of Christ. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Neil Cobern Jr. was born July 30, 1935, in San Saba, Texas. He was a resident of Burleson for 32 years. He was a member of Burleson Church of Christ. He had been with Gearhart-Owen for 22 years and with Heidelburg-Harris for the past 13 years. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He was very devoted to his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Neil William Cobern Sr., and his mother and stepfather, Elsie Eddleman Striegler and George P. Striegler.

Survivors: Wife, Petty Cobern of Burleson; son, David Neil Cobern of Mansfield; daughters, Patricia Rose and Elizabeth Cobern, both of Burleson, and Barbara Talamantez of Burnet; brother, George Alfred Striegler of McCamey; sisters, Paula Heckler and Kathy Glenn, both of McCamey; and 10 grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211
 

Avis Coleman
BRIDGEPORT -- Avis Coleman, 83, a retired nurse, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Seminole hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Cates St. Baptist Church in Bridgeport. Burial: East Bridgeport Cemetery.

Avis Coleman was born March 5, 1913, in Garrison.

Survivors: Sons, Don Coleman of Huntsville, Kenneth Coleman of Houston and Larry Coleman of Kuwait; daughter, Doris Green of Seminole; sisters, Annie Moore of Garrison and Alece Bridwell of Pasadena; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

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.

Monroe H. "Shorty" Collins was born Feb. 17, 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 Ebey of Germany, Chris Wagner of Fort Worth, Pamela Sue Steinsiek of Louisiana and Teri Ann Decker of Fort Worth; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Clyde L. Craft
WESTWORTH VILLAGE -- Clyde L. Craft, 78, a general contractor, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Father Robert Bosworth will officiate. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials: All Saints Episcopal Church.

Clyde L. Craft was born July 18, 1918, in Vernon. He was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church and had been building inspector of Westworth Village since 1989.

Survivors: Wife, Josie Craft of Westworth Village; sons, Les Craft and his wife, Pat, of Weatherford and John Craft and his wife, Barbara, of Fort Worth; daughter, Catherine A. Craft, and her friend, Alfred Kren, of Austin; stepsons, Dwayne Young and his wife, Ruth, of Austin and Rick Young and his wife, Dora, of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Lori and her husband, Steve Rasor, of Grand Prairie; grandson, Trace Craft, and his fiancee, Jennifer Johnson, of Bay City; and granddaughter, Lisa Craft of Dallas.

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

Elnora Dahl
FORT WORTH -- Elnora Dahl, 65, a law firm supervisor, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth after a sudden illness.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Elnora Dahl was born May 7, 1931, in Munich, Cavalier County, N.D., to Herman and Olive Dahl. She lived much of her childhood in Seattle, Wash., and moved to Texas in 1949 to attend college. She married Joe L. Yost of Munday, Texas, in 1951. They settled in Fort Worth in 1956.

She was a longtime member of the National Organization for Women. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth and was very active in the choir. She retired from the legal firm of Calame Linebarger, where she was a supervisor.

Her death is a great loss and she will be mourned by her family and her many friends.

Survivors: Daughters, Rebecca Yost and Sheila Yost, both of Fort Worth; grandchildren, David Kay III and Amelia "Amy" Kay, both of Fort Worth; brother, Delbert Dahl of Seattle, Wash.; and a host of friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

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
 

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

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Friday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Kenneth C. Hadley Sr. 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
 

Billie J. Hankins
JACKSBORO -- Billie Jean Short Hankins, 53, a grocery store secretary, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Billie Hankins was born July 5, 1943, in Casper, Wyo.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Winters.

Survivors: Husband, Harold Hankins Sr. of Jacksboro; sons, Harold Hankins Jr. and wife, Mona, of Boyd and Terry Hankins of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Alice Parrish of Haltom City and Shirley Bobo of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Kyle Hankins and Jeffrey Hankins, both of Boyd.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Marjorie L. Harper
EL PASO -- Marjorie Louise Harper, 59, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Squaw Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

Memorials: Grace Baptist Church Building Fund in Glen Rose, Texas.

Marjorie Harper was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Johnson County. She was a resident of El Paso for 36 years. She graduated from Poly High School in 1955 and from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1975. She was a member of the Greek Honor Society at Poly High School.

She was preceded in death by her father, J.M. Davis.

Survivors: Sons, William Michael Harper of Snohomish, Wash., and Stephen Mathew Harper of Irving; daughter, Sarah Marie Sanchez of El Paso; mother, Maggie Davis of Glen Rose; and three grandchildren.

Martin's Funeral Home
Glen Rose, (817) 897-4422
 

Edward L. Harvey
MINERAL WELLS -- Edward Lewis Harvey, 87, a retired chef, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: was 3 p.m. Tuesday at Sturdivant Church of Christ, Sturdivant Community, Palo Pinto County. Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery.

Edward Lewis Harvey was born July 29, 1909, in Sturdivant Community. Survivors: Wife, Essie May "Pat" Harvey of Mineral Wells; son, Edward Bruce Harvey of Scurry; daughters, Molly Anna Moore of Watauga and Rita Janis Hansel of Montgomery, La.; brothers, Charles Leon Harvey of Carlsbad, N.M., and Hershel Bruce Harvey of Cool; sister, Carrie Singleton of Jacksboro; four grandchildren, three great- granchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Nellie Hash
STEPHENVILLE -- Nellie Hash, 81, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Morgan Mill Church of Christ in Morgan Mill. Frank Briscoe and Ralph Starling will officiate.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Albany Cemetery in Albany.

Nellie Hash was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Jean. Survivors: Husband, Harvey Hash Sr. of Stephenville; son, Harvey Hash Jr., of Weatherford; brothers, Henry Adams of Graham and Robert Abbott of Chico; granddaughters, Cynthia Moree, Corey Hash and Mindy Hash; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102
 

Alma H. Havins
BURLESON -- Alma Hardman Havins, 84, a retired secretary at Crockett Junior High School, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Dallas nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Gordon. Burial: New Gordon Cemetery.

Alma H. Havins was born June 24, 1912, in Lipan. Her family moved to Gordon, where she finished high school. Survivors: Husband, Bruce T. Havens of Burleson; daughter, Rosemary Kretzschmar of Dallas; son, John Hardman of Dallas; stepson, Harry H. Havins of Houston; sister, Audine Kline of Keller; sister-in-law, Allie Cromer of Gordon; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Edwards Funeral Home
Strawn, (817) 672-5231
 

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 at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Texas Christian University's 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; two sisters; and four grandchildren.
 

Mary A. Hemphill
FORT WORTH -- Mary Alice Hemphill, 71, a domestic housekeeper, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Mary Hemphill was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Kosse, Texas. She was a resident of Fort Worth since 1945. She was a member of Pleasant Mount Gilead Baptist Church and the Senior Choir and Mission No. 2.

Survivors: Husband, Charles Hemphill; son, Anthony Hemphill and wife, Vera; and grandchildren, Anthony Smith, Shonkia Metcalf, Nicole Hemphill, Brittany Hemphill and Lena Hemphill.

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

Helen L. Hogan
FORT WORTH -- Helen Lucille Hogan, 63, a housekeeper, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Rise and Shine Church of God in Christ. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Garden. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home. Wake: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Helen Lucille Hogan was born June 24, 1933, in Marshall. The daughter of Arthur and Janie Young Taylor, she attended public school in Marshall and Fort Worth. Helen enjoyed fishing and collecting dolls, especially baby dolls, which were displayed prominently in her bedroom.

She had been a member of Rise and Shine Church of God in Christ since 1975.

Survivors: Brothers, L.C. Taylor and his wife, Carrie, and Henry Edward Taylor and his wife, Sandy, all of Fort Worth; sisters, Australia Williams Smith, Dorothy Mae Mitchell, Elizabeth Sims and her husband, Dude, and Mary Lee Simmons, all of Fort Worth; a special niece, Ima Jean Evans; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

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

Mary E. Holly
WEATHERFORD -- Mary Etta Holly, 92, a retired seamstress, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Weatherford nursing center.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery.

She was a member of VFW Post 4746, American Legion Post 163 Ladies Auxiliary, and was a Baptist.

Survivors: Husband, Glen Holly of Weatherford; brother, Willis Ray Wells; and sisters, Edna Wells and Sally B. Marrs.

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

Ernest Houle
GRANBURY -- Ernest Houle, 72, a retired correctional officer with the Florida Department of Corrections, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial: Acton Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Ernest Houle was born April 26, 1924, in Red Lake Falls, Minn.

He was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by a brother, Duane Houle, and a sister, Gloria Sauve.

Survivors: Wife, Erma Houle of Granbury; son, Louis Wayne Houle of Sneads, Fla.; daughters, Myra Filkins of Arlington and Cheryl Harrison of Irving; brother, Alvin Houle of Red Lake Falls, Minn.; grandchildren, Michelle Houle of Tallahassee, Fla., and Hailey Harrison of Irving; and great-granddaughter, Jessica Houle.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Edward W. James
EASTLAND -- Edward Wayne James, 40, a disabled welder, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Eastland.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Merriman Cemetery in Ranger. Burial: Merriman Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday until funeral time at Bakker Funeral Home.

Edward Wayne James was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Brady.

Bakker Funeral Home
Eastland, (817) 629-1726
 

Gloria D. Kelley
FORT WORTH -- Gloria Duffy Kelley, 61, a teacher's assistant, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. James Baptist Church, 210 Harding St. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 8 to 9 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Chapel.

Gloria Kelley was born Nov. 21, 1935, in Fort Worth. She was a member of First Peaceful Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Texas State Teachers' Association (TSTA), National Education Association (NEA), was a Sunday school teacher, an accomplished musician for many area churches. She was a devoted Christian, loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kelley Sr. They were married 30 years.

Survivors: Sons, Daniel Smith and wife, Marva, of Euless and Robert Kelley of Austin; daughter, Robyn Elisher and husband, Ernest; sister, Dorothy Lawsha; grandchildren, Anais Eisher, Anastasia "Stacy" Elister, Ernest Elisher II, Heather Wilson and Hassan Wilson; and nieces and nephews.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

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.

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 Stephens, all of Fort Worth; and three great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Helen L. King
CLEBURNE -- Helen Lackey King, 79, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Cleburne hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Thursday in Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne.

Helen L. King was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Johnson County. Survivors: Sister, Ruby Cooper of Arlington; grandchildren, Kenny Cooper and Gina Myers, both of Cleburne; and great-grandchildren, Kristin Cooper, Kalin Cooper and Meghan Myers.

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

John W. Legg
DUBLIN -- John Wylie Legg, 66, a hydroelectric electrician, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Dublin Liveoak Cemetery.

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

Julian Longoria
FORT WORTH -- Julian Longoria, 79, a retired trackman for Santa Fe Railway, 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, Eliseo 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; and 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 Reed of Wichita Falls, Linda Thompson and her husband, Hal, of Plant City, Fla., and Sandy Gillett of Michigan.; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Peggy N. Lucas
ARLINGTON -- Peggy Naomi Lucas, 69, a retired auto trimmer, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Arlington.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Moore Memorial Gardens.

Peggy Naomi Lucas was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Cleburne. A longtime resident of Arlington, she retired from General Motors after ten years of employment. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington. Survivors, all of Arlington: Husband, Herbert Lucas; son, Thomas Lucas and daughter-in-law, Rebecca; daughter, Katheryn Martin and son-in-law, Dennis; sister, Margaret Nason; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Ivy Mahanay
ALVARADO -- Ivy Mahanay, 91, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Clayton Kay Funeral Home. Burial: Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado.

Ivy Mahanay was born Feb. 11, 1906, in Alvarado. Survivors: Sons, A.B. Mahanay of Alvarado and Eddie Mahanay of Bedford; daughter, Luetta Bull of Alvarado; brothers, Thurman Walker of Fort Worth, Carol Lee Walker of Saginaw, Francis Walker of Fort Worth and Billy G. Walker of Alvarado; 10 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

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

Duane Malone
HURST -- Duane Malone, 66, an aerospace engineer, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at home.

Funeral: no services are planned.

Duane Malone was born Sept. 20, 1930, in Frederick, Okla.

Survivors: Wife, Willie Ruth Malone of Hurst; sons, Gary Malone of Michigan and John M. Malone of Hurst; daughter, Cindy Brown of Hurst; brother, Jim Malone of California; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Webster McIntosh
FORT WORTH-- Webster "Jack" McIntosh, 72, a retired employee of the sanitation department of the city of Fort Worth, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at First Riverside Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Chapel.

Webster McIntosh was born April 12, 1924, in Jefferson, Texas. He was educated in the public schools of Jefferson, Texas. A veteran of World War II, he served in the United States Navy. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Fort Worth.

He retired from the City of Fort Worth Sanitation Department in 1980. He also worked for attorney Dee J. Kelly as a part-time chef. He was a landscape worker for the Hodges, McBrides and Fenders families of Fort Worth. He was a loving and devoted husband and father.

He was preceded in death by a son, Myron Keith McIntosh.

Survivors: Wife of 37 years, Annie M. McIntosh; daughter, Wendolyn McIntosh Jones; stepson, Fredrick Scott Jr.; stepdaughters, Betty Shephard and Sharon Shed Scott; brother, Leroy Singleton of Redwood, Calif.; uncles, Curtis McIntosh and Sylvester McIntosh of Houston; grandchildren, Chiquita Shed Thomas, Anthony La Juan Johnson, Zucchinia Shephard, Terry Shephard, Victor Small and Patrick Small; 12 great- grandchildren; and other relations and friends.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Mollie M. McLennan
FORT WORTH -- Mollie Marie McLennan, 51, a reflexologist, died Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 12 noon Saturday at Mount Rose Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Greater Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church.

Mollie McLennan was born Sept. 9, 1945, in San Augustine.

She was a member of Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church, where she served on the Mission Society.

Survivors: Son, Ray Bolden of Fort Worth; father, Bob Rhodes of Nacogdoches; brother, Jerry Rhodes of Mexia; sisters, Gloria Sharp, Patsy Williams and Bobbie Rhodes, all of Fort Worth; stepsister, Helen Richardson of Houston; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, aunts, uncles and many friends.

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

Price McMahan
STEPHENVILLE -- Price McMahan, 86, a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Graveside service: 4 p.m. Thursday in Lingleville West End.

Price McMahan was born June 17, 1910, in Lingleville. He lived most of his life in Erath County. Survivors: Nieces, Cissy Bramlett of Stephenville and Sara Quy of Weatherford; nephews, Duncan McMahan of Granbury and Larry McMahan of Stephenville; and special friend, Retha Robbins of Stephenville.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Elsie B. McNeeley
KOPPERL -- Elsie Barbara McNeeley, 70, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Kopperl.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Elsie Barbara McNeeley was born June 20, 1926, in Riesel, Texas. She was a member of Boulevard Baptist Church in Burleson. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband, Onas, would have been married 49 years on March 26.

Survivors: Husband, Onas Jewel McNeeley of Kopperl; son, Bobby Jewel McNeeley of California; daughter, Peggy Ann Bequeaith and her husband, Jim, of California; brothers, Johnny Brueggemann of Rosebud, Paul Brueggemann of Fort Worth, Mart Brueggemann of Gatesville, Tom Brueggemann of Fort Worth and Charlie Brueggemann of Kopperl; sister, Bertha Haley and her husband, James, of Mansfield; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.

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

Lillie M. Mills
BRADY -- Lillie Mae Mills, 86, a garment inspector, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in San Angelo.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lillie Mae Mills was born Aug. 16, 1910, in Cleburne. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Ann Slovacek.

Survivors: Son-in-law, Eugene Slovacek of Dallas; brother, J.T. Brewer of Cleburne; sister, Mildred Coker of Brady; and grandchildren, Gary Slovacek of Fort Worth and Randy Slovacek of Studio City, Calif.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Albert M. Mize
WEATHERFORD -- Albert Madison Mize, 75, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville under the auspices of Hurst Lodge 1387. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday at Grace First Presbyterian Church in Weatherford. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lucas Funeral Home.

Memorials: Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn, Dallas, Texas 75219.

Albert Madison Mize, the only son of Albert Finas and Alta Perkins Mize, was born Nov. 15, 1921, in Celina.

At a very early age, he left Celina and went to New Mexico, living with relatives and helping out with farm work near Clovis, Grier and Portales. He soon went into automobile mechanics in Clovis. He met Laura Skelton in 1940 and they were married three months later. He was a member of the National Guard.

As owner of Mize Trucking, he spent many years transporting various commodities across the United States and was known as "King Trucker." Because of a love of mechanics, he studied and trained and became one of Texas' best truck mechanics. He is credited for bringing the Peterbilt Truck dealership to Fort Worth by using his ability to put together a Peterbilt truck from the framework up. He was employed by Texas Kenworth Co. in Dallas for many years.

He earned his private pilot's license and owned his own plane, and his love of flying never diminished.

He was a member of St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Hurst for 20 years, where he served as ruling elder for a number of terms. He was active in many other areas and gave many gifts to the church. He and Laura moved to Weatherford in 1991. They joined Grace First Presbyterian Church, where he served on several committees. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a charter member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

He was preceded in death by his only son, Albert Edward Mize, who died in 1950 at age 7; his father, Albert Finas Mize; his mother, Alta Mize Nailon; an older sister, Ruby Mize; and a younger sister, Juanita Mize Starnes.

Survivors: His wife of over 56 years, Laura; daughter and son-in-law, Cerena and Johnnie Fain of Weatherford; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Larry Anderson of Fort Worth; two grandsons, Matthew Anderson of Fort Worth and Brian Anderson of Jacksonville; two nieces; three great-nephews; two great- nieces; numerous cousins; and many loving friends.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Charles M. Moffett
NEW YORK CITY -- Charles Mack Moffett, 67, went into the sunset on Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, in New York City.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in New York City. Burial: Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield, N.J.

Charles Mack Moffett was born Sept. 11, 1929, in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of the late Columbus Mark Moffett and Bessie Mae Brewer. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Bernice Miles and Rosie Mae Evans.

Charles Mack Moffett, affectionately known as "Ditty," dedicated his life to spreading love through music. He was a supreme drummer and enjoyed playing the trumpet, vibes and other instruments. Along with Ornette Coleman and others, he helped pioneer the avant garde jazz music during the 1960s. In addition to performing and writing music, he was a music educator in Texas, New York and California public school systems. He touched the lives of many through his gift of music.

He served in the Navy from 1948 to 1950.

Mr. Moffett married Shirley Brown Moffett in 1959. To this union four children were born: three sons, Charles Jr., Codaryl Mark and Charnett Mack, and a daughter, Charisse Michele. His first son, Charles Mondre, was born from a previous marriage with Louis Natalie Reed.

Survivors: His wife of 37 years, Shirley Brown Moffett; children, Charles Mondre, Charles Jr., Codaryl Mark, Charisse Michele and Charnett Mack; six grandsons, Bruce, Troy, Jewel, Charnett Max, Marco and Cisco; six granddaughters, Marchele, Marchon, Eustacia, Jessica, Kayla and Amareia Carol- Jean Clara; brother, Col. David Smith; three sisters, Lovie Smith Whitaker, Roxie Moffett Smith and Jenniene Moffett Williams, all of Fort Worth; son-in- law, Renee' Camano; two daughters-in- law, Angela Moffett and Diane Givens Moffett; four brothers-in-law and seven sisters-in-law, Edward Brown Sr., Robert Brown Jr., Phillip Brown, S.E. Fowler, Charlie Mae Smith, Minnie Brown, Mary Brown, Toma Brown Fowler, Judy Brown, Catherine Smith and Dorothy Brown; many nieces and nephews, Bennie Jr., Roderick, Juan, Sonya, Yolanda Dean, Brenda Jo, Evelyn, Donna, Joann, Mechall, Debbie, Carla, David III, Ann, Jon, Chestney, Cavon, Jerome, Monica Rene Brown Adeako and Edward Brown Jr.; many great-nieces and great- nephews; and a multitude of extended family, friends, musicians and students.

George E. Cushnie Funeral Home
East Orange, N.J., (201) 678-1790
 

Connie M. Morehead
BOYD -- Connie Marie Morehead, 79, a postal clerk, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Boyd.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Christian- Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: Cottondale Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Connie Marie Morehead was born March 14, 1917, in Paradise.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Janet Morehead of Olympia, Wash.; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Allen Dickey of Boyd; grandchildren, Jeffery, Bari, Lisa, Jennifer, Tommy, Cindy, Staci and Barry Allen; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Lena, Annie, Sinead, Clint, Erica, Brian, Kyle, Russell, Jeffery and Jennifer.

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

Mattie Morgan
FORT WORTH -- Mattie Morgan, 92, a retired housekeeper, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mattie Morgan was born Aug. 16, 1904, in Washington County. She was a member of Baker Chapel AME Church. Her husband, Arthur, preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1995.

Survivors: Stepson, James Maddox; niece, Cecile Bullard; nephews, James Givens and Willie B. Givens; cousins, James Lott and Mattie McAllister; and many other nieces, nephews and relatives and friends

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

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

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

Pallbearers will be Roy Anderson, Frank Buhler, Jerry Minton, Dr. E. Earl Moore, Floyd Powell, John Tankersley, Tim Thomas and Lloyd Weaver.

Memorials: Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Shrine Hospitals for Children, c/o Moslah Temple.

John Wesley Motheral was born May 10, 1925, in Fort Worth. He 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 teen-ager 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 full-time 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
 

Jo Reba Nabors
FORT WORTH -- Jo Reba Nabors, 92, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Jo Reba Nabors was born Sept. 3, 1904, in Palo Pinto, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oral Hudson Nabors.

Survivors: Sons, Bobby Nabors and wife, Gail, of Fort Worth, and Johnny Nabors and wife, Beverly, of Burleson; daughter, Wanda Bradford of Hurst; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great- grandchildren.

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

Lynn S. Nordahl
CHANDLER, Okla. -- Lynn Sterling Nordahl, 19, a college student, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997 at home.

Memorial service: was Friday at First United Methodist Church in Chandler with Dr. Jim Shock officiating.

Lynn Nordahl was born Sept. 15, 1977, in Fort Worth, the son of Noble and Judy Hubbard Nordahl.

Lynn and his parents moved to Langhorne, Pa., in December 1988. He attended Pearl Buck Elementary, Neshaminy Junior High School, Neshaminy High School and graduated from Chandler High School.

He was a student at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Okla., at the time of his death. He was a certified lifeguard in Pennsylvania and Chandler, Okla. He was also a junior volunteer fireman for the Yardley-Makefield Fire Company in Pennsylvania.

Survivors: Parents, Noble and Judy Nordhal of Chandler, Okla.; grandparents, Alta Marie and Charles Hubbard of Euless and Ora Jo and Bill Weiszbrod of Greenville; three great-grandmothers, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Parks Brothers Funeral Home
Chandler, Okla.,(405) 258-1177
 

Virginia Parker
FORT WORTH -- Virginia Parker, 67, a bookkeeper, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at home.

Funeral: arrangements pending.

Virginia Parker was born July 21, 1929, in Burnet. Survivors: Son, Elwyn Miles Parker; sisters, Myrtle Miles, Doris McDaniel and Billie Jean Miles; grandchildren, Dustin and Lauren Parker; and daughter-in-law Ann, Parker.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091
 

James Pool
STEPHENVILLE -- James "Jim" Pool, 71, a mechanical engineer for Mobil Oil for 32 years and also president of J&J Services, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Stephenville Funeral Home. Burial: Gardens of Memory. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

James Pool was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Richland Springs, Texas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of Greens Creek Baptist Church. He lived in Stephenville since 1978. He was a former resident of Odessa.

Survivors: Wife, Christine of Stephenville; son and daughter-in-law, James N. Jr. and Jamie Pool of Stephenville; sister, Norma Grantham of Harlingen; and grandchildren, James N. Pool III and Charles Taylor Pool.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Chester S. Power
FORT WORTH -- Chester S. Power, 82, a retired school custodian, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Lake Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Arlington Heights Assembly of God. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Pastor Don Smith will officiate.

Chester Power was born Sept. 19, 1914, in Pike County, Ark.

He was a member of Arlington Heights Assembly of God for more than 40 years.

Survivors: Wife, Pearl Power of Fort Worth; sons, David Power and wife, Juanita, of Youngstown, Fla., and Jimmy Power and wife, Donna, of Lake Worth; daughters, Lottie Pack and husband, Steve, of Roswell, N.M, Debbie and husband, Rev. David Wilson, of Anchorage, Alaska, Martha Alexander and husband, Ron, of Wichita Falls and Mary Power of Fort Worth; brother, Marvin Power and wife, Marge, of Mesquite; sister, Eloise Rash of Cedar Hill; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Wanda I. Raymond
ARLINGTON -- Wanda Imogene Raymond, 65, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb., 18, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Rev. Elaine Puckett, Rev. Barbara Arther and Rev. Gary Lindley will officiate.

Pallbearers: Mike Knox, Ron White, Butch Courtney, Bob Mann, Paul Mead, Thane Arther, Fred Cox and Robert Clopton.

Wanda Raymond was born July 28, 1931, in Bruni. She moved to Houston in 1941 and to Arlington in 1971.

She was married for 46 years to Duane Raymond of which she spent most of her married life traveling to different Air Force bases until his retirement in 1976. She served as a United Methodist Church secretary and librarian and was a nurse's aide for the Arlington Independent School District until her retirement.

She enjoyed her four children and three grandchildren and many, many lifelong friends. She was an honorary member of Beta Sigma Phi, an avid bowler and member of the Arlington Womens Bowling Association.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, T.J. Raymond.

Survivors: Husband, Duane Raymond; sons, James Raymond and his wife, Jana, of Franklin, Craig Raymond of Arlington and Jeff Raymond of Fort Worth; daughters, Debbie Patterson and her husband, Robby, of Nacogdoches; sisters, Juanita King of Floresville and Gwen Tolbert and her husband, Kenney, of Lockport, Ill.; and grandchildren, Melanie and Brian Patterson of Nacogdoches and Steven Raymond of Arlington.

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

Robert C. Read Sr.
HURST -- Robert Coleman Read Sr., 92, a retired Lockheed Georgia manager, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Hurst.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Robert Coleman Read Sr. was born July 2, 1904, in Marietta, Ga. He was an All-American football player at Georgia Tech and had served as a city councilman in Marietta, Ga.

Survivors: Wife, Alace Read of Hurst; son, Robert C. "Bo" Read Jr. of Southlake; and grandchildren, Scott F. Read of Houston and Trenton C. Read of Mansfield.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Gregory O. Redic
FORT WORTH -- Gregory Omar Redic, 25, a Pangburn Candy warehouse foreman, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at his home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Church at Philadelphia, 4716 Wichita St. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Gregory Omar Redic was born Feb. 20, 1971, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1989.

Survivors: Son, Gregory Lamar Redic; two daughters, Leslie Redic and Valarie Redic; mother, Willie Whitehead; father, Eunior Redic and his wife, Marilyn; brother, Gary Whitehead; three sisters, Valarie Redic, Deondra Redic and Cary Whitehead; grandparents, Leola Brookins Lynch and L.C. Redic; four aunts; four uncles; two great-aunts; and cousins.

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

John G. Ridgway
FORT WORTH -- John G. Ridgway, 81, a retired salesman, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso.

Memorials: American Lung Association.

John Ridgway was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Alva, Okla He served in World War II. He was a 32nd degree Mason, 50-year member of Fraternal Lodge 1111, El Paso, and a 49-year member of DAV Chapter 187, El Paso. He retired from Kraft Foods Co. with 30 years' service. Mr. Ridgway was preceded in death by his wife, Laura. Survivors: Son, John C. Ridgway; daughters, Gaile Waddell and Carol Atterbury, both of Fort Worth, Karen Rowe of Weatherford and Maxine Tieman of Justin; stepdaughters, Darlene Lockard and Diane Woodford of Burlington, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

Kastor-Maxon & Futrell Funeral Home
8817 Dyer St., El Paso 915-751-1287
 

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.

Gary C. Rose was born April 16, 1934, in Azle and was a lifelong Azle area resident. Before 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, 1927, in Austin.

Survivors: Husband, Herman Rutledge of Fort Worth; son 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
 

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
 

Wesley W. Shiflet
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Wesley Wayne Shiflet, 80, a retired machinist at General Dynamics, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997.

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

Wesley Wayne Shiflet was born Feb. 10, 1917, in Cooke County. He was a member of the White Settlement Historical Society.

Survivors: Wife, Helen Shiflet of Fort Worth; sons and their wives, Eddie and Shirley Shiflet of Brady and Roger Wayne and Barbara Kay Shiflet of Fort Worth; brother, Tom Shiflet of Springfield, Mo.; sisters, Billie Milburn of Nocona and Jimmie Curbo of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Robert, Tim and Amber.

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

Robert Skains
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Robert Skains, 70, a retired automotive worker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Dallas. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.

Robert Skains was born July 23, 1926.

Survivors: Daughter, Barbara Ann Skains Price and husband, John; brothers, Donald Skains, James Ray Skains, J.B. Skains and Junior Skains; sister, Christine Starnes; and grandchildren, Melissa Kay York and husband, Thomas J.R.; and Christopher Shawn Crickman.

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

Daniel J. Smith
ARLINGTON -- Daniel J. "Smitty" Smith, 46, a laborer, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: No service scheduled. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Arlington Funeral Home.

Daniel J. Smith was born July 7, 1950, in Batavia, N.Y. He was a resident of Arlington for more than 20 years and was a former resident of New York. He was a Catholic. Survivors: Wife, Paula Smith of Arlington; daughter, Danielle Smith of Arlington; mother, Minnie Davis of Batavia.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Harold A. Stephens
HICO -- Harold Arthur Stephens, 70, retired from the U.S. Navy, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday in Black Family Cemetery in Hico. Burial: Black Family Cemetery.

Harold A. Stephens was born March 25, 1926, in Mt. Sterling, Ill.

Rutledge Funeral Home
Hico, (817) 796-4722
 

Michael R. Stevens
HURST -- Michael Ray Stevens, 38, a self-employed cartage broker, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Mid-Cities hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Tarrant County Chapter of the American Heart Association, 2401 Scott Ave., Fort Worth 76103.

Michael Ray Stevens was born March 13, 1958, in Wichita Falls. He was a devoted husband, son and brother. To know him was to love him. He loved the Lord and his friends and always wished happiness for them.

Mr. Stevens was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents, Joe B. Stevens Sr. of Douglas, Ga., and R.L. Holland of Mineola.

Survivors: Wife, Janet Brewer Stevens of Hurst; children, Michael Ray Stevens Jr. and Shane and Brittani Garrett, all of Hurst; parents, the Rev. Joe B. and Ann Brewer Stevens of Hurst; brother, Randy J. Stevens of Watauga; grandparents, Lura "Bunny" Holland of Mineola and Mrs. Thelma Stevens of Douglas, Ga.; a number of aunts and uncles, including Raymond Holland of Mineola and Jack Stevens of Burleson; three nieces; two great-nieces; and many friends.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Margaret Stretch
ARLINGTON -- Margaret Stretch, 81, a retired bookkeeper, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at an Arlington nursing home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Martin's Funeral Home in Granbury.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and Girlstown, Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174, attention: Tricia Weightman.

Margaret Stretch was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Wellington. She was a Lutheran. She retired from bookkeeping in Amarillo after many years. She then moved to Granbury, where she lived for nine years. She then moved to St. Francis Village in Crowley, where she lived for seven years. She had recently moved to Arlington.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Bon Dell and Basil Hensler of Irving and Donna and David Ramzel of Arlington; brothers, Robert Crawford of Vega, David Crawford of Amarillo and Bill Ray Crawford; grandson, Brian Ramzel of Arlington; granddaughters, Cindy Jeanes of Flower Mound, Denise Black of Amarillo and Michelle Henderson of Nebraska; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

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

Z.T. Stuart
GRANBURY -- Z.T. "Jack" Stuart, 77, a retired flight line supervisor for General Dynamics, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Chapel of the Chimes in Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association.

Z.T. Stuart was born Oct. 21, 1919, in Fort Worth and was a longtime resident of Fort Worth before moving to Granbury in 1983, after retirement from General Dynamics.

He served in the Battle of the Bulge and Rhineland Central Europe and received two Bronze Service Stars and numerous medals.

Survivors: Wife of 60 years, Maxine Stuart of Granbury; daughters and sons- in-law, Nancy and Don Lawing of Fort Worth and Jackie and Mike McClanahan of Burleson; sister, Mrs. Billie Sours of Kennedale; grandchildren, Deborah Minnick, Glenn McClanahan and Laura Cox; great-granddaughter, Heather Lee Self; and three nephews.

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

Ann L. Sutherland
FORT WORTH -- Ann Louise Sutherland, 80, a homemaker, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: private.

Memorials: Our Lady of Victory Center, 909 W. Shaw, Fort Worth 76110; or American Lung Association.

Ann Louise Sutherland was born Aug. 10, 1916, in Fort Worth. She was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth, a graduate of Our Lady of Victory and a charter member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, S.A. Ladies' Society, Eucharistic Minister, Hospitality Ministry, C.D.A. Court Louise No. 209 and Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild.

Mrs. Sutherland was preceded in death by her husband, George Clair Sutherland, and two sisters, Alice Shaw and Mary C. Shaw O'Mara.

Survivors: Son, Doug Sutherland of Mount Prospect, Ill.; daughter, Ann Sutherland of Fort Worth; brothers, Rowan Shaw and his wife, Doris, and Bill Shaw and his wife, Betty; and sister, Agnes Whitfill and her husband, Clarence.

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

Winton F. Sutton
HURST -- Winton Ferrell Sutton, 74, a retired General Dynamics employee, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Bedford.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Winton Sutton was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Shreveport, La.

He was a loving husband and father and the son of the late Henry C. and Blanche Pruett Sutton. He retired from General Dynamics as assistant factory manager in 1985 after 43 years' employment. He was also a World War II veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Erlene Lambert Sutton of Hurst; son, Greg Sutton and wife, Wendy; daughters, Kristee Brewer and Michael Ann Ables; brothers, Leslie C. Sutton of Baton Rouge, La. and Erwin P. Sutton of Pride, La.; sister, Geraldine Grant of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren, Brittni and Samantha Sutton; and nephew, Ricky Fluke of Fort Worth.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Mariana Torres
FORT WORTH -- Mariana Torres, 28, a retail store assistant manager, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: services pending in Mexico. Rosary: was Wednesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home.

Mariana Torres was born Aug. 7, 1968, in Chicago.

Survivors: Husband, Carlos Torres of Fort Worth; father, Pedro Olvera of Mexico City; mother, Bertha Leal of Fort Worth; sister, and Martha Villanueva of Fort Worth.

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

Rhodia J. Turner
FORT WORTH -- Rhodia Jefferson Turner, 74, a retired restaurant cook, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 3135 Lomita St. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Rhodia Jefferson Turner was born Aug. 2, 1922, in Navasota.

Survivors: Daughter, Mary Ingram; brothers, Billie Jefferson Jr. and John Henry Jefferson; seven grandchildren, Doris Lattimore, James Lattimore, Richard Ingram, Michael Ingram, Wanda Cox, Chevelle Ingram and Charlice Ingram; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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

Janene Wilhite
FORT WORTH -- Janene Wilhite, 31, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association.

Janene Wilhite was born June 30, 1965, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Husband, Johnny Ironmonger of Fort Worth; son, Justin Ironmonger of Fort Worth; brother, Greg McDaniel of Fort Worth; and sisters, Janice Wilhite of Fort Worth and Stephanie Walker of Larue.

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

Lamoyne Wilkerson
HOUSTON -- Lamoyne Wilkerson, 89, a retired schoolteacher for the 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. Dr. H. Stephen Shoemaker and the 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 sales manager 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
 

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.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Gloria L. Wright
BRIDGEPORT -- Gloria Laverne Wright, 57, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Decatur hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: East Bridgeport Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hawkins Funeral Home.

Gloria Laverne Wright was born May 16, 1939, in Joplin.

Survivors: Husband, Tommy Wright of Bridgeport; son Randal Wright of Bridgeport; daughter, Eleshia Wright of Bridgeport; brother, Charles Erwin of Jacksboro; sisters, Jessie Ogle and Janice Hart, both of Jacksboro; and granddaughter, Lindsey Wright of Bridgeport.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

Benjamin L. Wyatt
FORT WORTH -- Benjamin Leaburn Wyatt, 86, a restaurant manager who retired in 1990, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

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

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cancer Research Foundation of North Texas, 900 W. Randol Mill Road, Arlington, Texas 76012.

Benjamin Wyatt was born May 9, 1910, in Carroll County, Tenn., and grew up in Arkansas. He lived most of his adult life in Fort Worth, where for 50 years he was a restaurant manager at Wayside Inn, The Texas Hotel, Clover Grills and several Chinese restaurants. In 1953, he married Hazel Whittle, who was also in the restaurant business. She passed away in 1980. He was also preceded in death by two infant sons, another wife, and four brothers.

Survivors: Daughter, Floy Nehring and her husband, Don, of St. Louis Mo.; brothers, Meryl Wyatt and wife, Lennie, and Theren Wyatt and wife, Dorothy, all of Arlington, and Wayne Wyatt and wife, Olivia, of Little Rock, Ark.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, all residing in the St. Louis Mo., area; and many nieces and nephews.

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

Ralph T. Zimmer
FORT WORTH -- Ralph Trueman Zimmer, 85, a retired accountant with Electric ICO in San Salvador and El Salvador, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel.

Ralph Trueman Zimmer was born June 14, 1911, in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada. Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Barbara Zimmer; son, Stephen Robert Zimmer of Arlington; daughter, Alison Pullen of Dallas; sisters, Jean Zimmer and Helen Horchover, both of Canada; and six grandchildren.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

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