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Published Feb. 21, 1997

Cecil M. Atchley 

Funeral: 3 p.m. Friday at Midtown Church of Christ. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Cecil Mozelle Atchley was born March 5, 1911, in Upshur County. She had been a Fort Worth area resident since 1951 and a resident of Azle for nine years. She was a member of Northwest Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband, Louis A. Atchley.

Survivors: Sons, Louis E. Atchley of Lakeside and Delane Atchley of Springtown; brothers, Doyce White and Jack White, both of Garland; sister, Oneita Magee of Onida, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Cecil K. Barnett
RIVER OAKS -- Cecil K. Barnett, a mechanic, died Monday, Feb. 13, 1997, at a local hospital.

No service is scheduled.

Cecil Kenneth Barnett was born, July 18, 1997, in Greenridge, Mo. He worked as a mechanic for many years at Bill McDavid Pontiac in Fort Worth, prior to his retirement in 1983. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil aand Stella Barnett; brother, Ed Barnett; and sister, Vivian Bearss

Survivors: Wife, Wanda of River Oaks; sons, Michael Barnett of Fort Worth, Chuck Barnett of Spring, Robert Barnett of Austin and Jimmy Barnett of California; daughters, Cathy Sanders of Fort Worth and Judy Roberson of Shreveport, La.; stepdaughter, Gerre Gallatin of Post; several grandchildren; brother, J.M. Barnett of Independence, Mo.; and sister, Elsie Angel of Independence, Mo.

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.

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
 

Annie M. Bishop
GRAHAM -- Annie Mae "Ann" Bishop, 63, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at Morrison Funeral Home in Graham. Burial: Pioneer Cemetery in Graham.

Memorials: Young County Humane Society, 417 Rodeo Rd., Graham, Texas 76450; or the Library of Graham, 910 Cherry St., Graham, Texas 76450.

Annie Bishop was born Feb. 7, 1934, in Brad, Texas.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121
 

Mary Boyce
BENBROOK -- Mary Nina Clifton Boyce, 86, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Additional funeral: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Resthaven Funeral Home. Burial: Englewood Cemetery in Slaton.

Mary Nina Clifton Boyce was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Loraine and lived in Lubbock for over 50 years. She was a member of Birchman Baptist Church in Fort worth.

Mrs. Boyce was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Warner A. Boyce; two brothers; and a sister.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Bertie and Mayo Dancer and Wanda and Lee Weaver, both of Fort Worth, and Mary Faye and Jerry Smith of Dallas; brother, Gerald E. Clifton of Shallowater; grandchildren, Winona Dancer Fain, Selah Weaver Helms and Wendy Weaver Brantley, all of Fort Worth, Regan W. Smith of Dallas, Boyce H. Dancer of Fort Worth and Tamara Smith of Dallas; and 10 great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Rex J. Briggs
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Rex J. Briggs, 69, a retired machinist for LTV, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Dallas.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Rex J. Briggs was born June 11, 1927, in Chariton, Iowa.

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

Gerald W. Brown Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Gerald W. Brown Jr., 51, a retired Air Force lt. colonel, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 18, 1997, in Lyons Falls, N.Y.

Graveside service: Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Memorials: The American Heart Association.

Lt. Col. Gerald W. Brown Jr. was a 1968 graduate of the Air Force Academy. His was the first appointment from Lewis County, N.Y. He proudly flew the C-130 for 14 years, the first 18 months being in combat over Southeast Asia. When he returned to the Unites States, he was stationed at several bases in Texas. He earned a Master's in industrial engineering from Texas Tech University in 1976. His last military command was at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, as director of manufacturing and quality assurance. He retired in 1988 after serving 20 years in the Air Force.

Lt. Col. Brown was a lifetime member of the Association of Graduates of the Air Force Academy, a member of the Retired Officer's Association and a senior member of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers. He was also a member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald W. Brown, Sr. in 1985 and his brother, Lawrence J. Brown in 1996.

Survivors: Wife, of 28 years, Cheryl Lyons Brown; son, Douglas; daughters, Katherine Coburn and Amanda Brown, all of Fort Worth; mother, Ruth Brown of Lyons Falls, N.Y.; grandchildren, David, William and Haley Coburn; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Trainor Funeral Home
Boonville, New York, (315) 942-2233
 

Charles L. Busby III
ARLINGTON -- Charles "Chuck" Lindsay Busby III, 78, a retired building contractor and cabinet maker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Lamesa Memorial Park in Lamesa. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: The American Lung Association.

Charles Lindsay Busby III was born Dec. 27, 1918, in Lockney. He resided in Lamesa, Texas, most of his life, where he was a building contractor. He married Mildred Sims on Jan. 27, 1936. She preceded him in death on July 31, 1994. He served his country during World War II in the Army Air Forces. He was stationed at various places in the U.S. He was a member of Lamesa Lodge No. 909 AF&AM of which he was master. He was also a district deputy grand master of the lodge. He was also a member of the Lamesa Eastern Star. He moved to Fort Worth in 1967. He was employed by the FAA as a cabinet maker for which he won many awards and the respect of those he worked with. He was retired from the FAA. He was also a member of the Richland Hills Masonic Lodge No. 1348 AF&AM and Eastern Star. After retirement he spent many hours working with the AARP and teaching non-credit computer classes at TCJC. He was also working on a book entitled `The Family Busby' , a study of the genealogy of his branch of the Busby family. He was a member of Davis Boulevard Baptist Church, where he was well loved.

He also was preceded in death by his brother, Jack.

Survivors: Son, Charles L. Busby IV of Fort Worth; sisters, Helen Maddox of Fort Worth and Frances Harris of Lamesa; and three grandchildren, Richard, Candace and Ryan of Keller.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Mary L. Cano
FORT WORTH -- Mary Lee Huff Cano, 95, a secretary, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Mary Cano was born March 9, 1901, in Bertram. She worked for TCU for a number of years as a secretary. She was a member of University Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Victor M. Cano, in March 1993.

Survivors: Sister, Catherine Huffman of Fort Worth; and cousins, Mary Nell Stiles and Johnnie Lou Sundy, both of Lampasas.

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

R.J. Clicque
CLEBURNE -- R.J. "Bob" Clicque, 83, a retired office manager who had been with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 35 years, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, in Cleburne.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Crosier- Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne.

R.J. Clicque was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Bono, Johnson County.

Survivors: Wife, Ida Clicque of Cleburne; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Ronald Waters of Carrollton; brother, H.J. "Jack" Clicque of Cleburne; sister, Nell Mullen of Cleburne; grandson, Robert Michael Cutter of Houston; and great-grandson, Michael Wayne Cutter of Houston.

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

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. Officiating: the Very Rev. Robert W. Bosworth Jr.. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, 5001 Crestline Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

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
 

Evelyn B. Crump
FORT WORTH -- Evelyn Bennett Crump, 75, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Evelyn Bennett Crump was born Jan. 1, 1922, in Fort Worth.

`So bless the memories within your heart, I won't be far away, for life goes on.' 

Survivors: Husband, Logan Crump of Fort Worth; son, Thomas L. Crump of Benbrook; daughter, Karen Lusk of Cleburne; sister, Jeane Allen of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Karl Vanover of Las Vegas, Nev., Kristine Wayland of Crowley, Dennis Lusk of Cleburne and Kevin Crump and Michael Crump, both of Benbrook; great-grandchild, Kolby Wilson of Crowley; and several nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Viva Dale
FORT WORTH -- Viva Dale, 77, a retired unit secretary for All Saint's hospital, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Viva Dale was a member of Birchman Baptist Church.

Survivors: Sons, Stephen Dale of Arlington and Johnny Dale of Haltom City; brothers, Ted Jackson of Normal, Ill., and Charles Jackson of Fort Worth; sisters, Reba Byrd of Philadelphia, Pa., and Norma England of Hurst; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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

Curtis O. Dumas
HILLSBORO -- Curtis O. Dumas, 87, a farmer and rancher, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, at a Hillsboro hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Hillsboro. Burial: Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Memorials: Hillsboro Cemetery Association.

Curtis Dumas was born Sept. 4, 1909, in Hill County. He was the son of William Oscar and Bertha (White) Dumas. He married Faye Padgett on Nov. 14, 1937. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hillsboro, where he served as a deacon and was a former Sunday school teacher. He was a member of the Downtown Bible class and was past director of the Hill County Farm Bureau.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Vernon, Wesley and an infant brother; one sister, Mozelle Dumas; granddaughter, Rhonda Gail Looper; and a daughter-in-law, Diane Dumas.

Survivors: Wife, Faye Dumas of Hillsboro; sons, Glen Dumas and his wife, Patricia, of Hillsboro, Doyle Dumas of Robinson and Ralph Dumas and his wife, Jeanene, of Grand Prairie; daughter, Janice Looper and her husband, Jackie, of Benbrook; brother, Olin Dumas and his wife, Zada, of Hillsboro; sisters, Geraldine Morris of Fort Worth and Kathleen Osteen and her husband, Buford, of Midland; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors
Hillsboro, (817) 582-2581
 

Tommy Franklin
SUNSET -- Tommy Franklin, 58, a driver for Hadley Transport, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Bowie.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Carter Lake Road Church of Christ in Bowie. Burial: Sunset Cemetery in Sunset.

Memorials: Hospice of Rural Texas. 1000 Lamb Street, Bowie, Texas 76230.

Tommy Franklin was born March 11, 1938, in Electra.

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

Chester A. Gilliam Jr.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Chester A. Gilliam Jr., 81, a salesman in commercial art, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, at a Chicago, Ill., area hospital.

Cryptside service: 4 p.m. Saturday in Greenwood Mausoleum.

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

Chester Gilliam Jr. was born June 24, 1915, in Fort Worth. He was the son of Frances and Chester Gilliam Sr., who was an oil pioneer in Texas. Chester graduated from Central High School, now Paschal, in 1933. He worked in the banking business in the Fort Worth area until he entered the Army Air Forces during World War II. He served his country in The Philippines. After World War II, he moved to Chicago and graduated from the Art Institute. He worked in the graphic arts industry in the Chicago area until his retirement. Mr. Gilliam sang bass in the barbershop quartet for many years.

He was preceded in death by a brother, James Gilliam of Evansville, and two nieces, Patti Gilliam Murray of Iowa City, Iowa, and Mary Frances Cowan Ransom of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Ellen Plageman Gilliam of Naperville, Ill.; sister and brother- in-law, Mary Louise and Joseph B. Cowan of Fort Worth; nephews, William G. Cowan of Fort Worth and James H. Gilliam Jr. of Houston; great-nephews, Gil Cowan and Ken Murray, both of Austin, and Jim Murray, Bruce Murray, Mike Gilliam and Tim Gilliam; great-niece, Molly Cowan of Austin; niece, Bess Gilliam of Evansville, Ind.; and sister-in- law, Betty Gilliam of Evansville, Ind.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Nita Jo Griffin
HALTOM CITY -- Nita Jo Griffin, 55, an adminstrative assistant, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Haltom City.

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

Nita Jo Griffin was born June 27, 1941, in Fort Worth. She was a member of Birdville Church of Christ. She was an administrative assistant at Motheral Printing for 18 years.

Survivors: Son, James Wood of Everman; daughter, Patricia Wilson of Haltom City; brother, James Steele of Roanoke; and two grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

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.

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

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

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Sharif D. Hamilton
FORT WORTH -- Sharif Devan Hamilton, 2 1/2 months, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Sharif Devan Hamilton was born Nov. 26, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, Demetrius Hamilton and Tameka Gaston; brother, La'- Varis Gaston; grandparents, Belinda Hamilton, Harvey Talley Jr., Canary Gaston, Theado Gaston, Shauna Hurtado, Theado Gaston Jr., Gloria Schuford and William Schuford Jr.; and great- grandparents, Billy and Jean Smith and Billy and Erma Livingston.

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

Robert L. Harris
ARLINGTON -- Robert L. Harris, 88, a retired foreman for LTV, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, in Arlington.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.

Robert Harris was born Nov. 19, 1908, in Little Rock, Ark. He was a resident of Arlington since 1989 and was a former resident of Dallas. He was employed by LTV and North American as a foreman since 1945. He was a Baptist.

Survivors: Sons, Dr. Robert L. Harris Jr. and wife, Sue, of San Antonio and David B. Harris and wife, Edna, and Richard A. Harris and wife, Loni, all of Arlington; daughter, Carol Wheat and her husband, Harold, of Duncanville; sisters, Mildred Tinder of California and Ruth Randle of Dallas; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

James W. Holmes
RICHLAND HILLS -- James W. Holmes, 72, retired from the U.S. Air Force and who worked for Charlie Hillard Auto Dealership as a lease manager for many years, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday in Burleson Memorial Park.

James W. Holmes was born in Georgia on Nov. 30, 1924. He moved from Burleson in 1992.

Survivors: Son, Richard and his wife, Sharon Holmes, of Crowley; daughters, Brenda and her husband, Dean Borchelt, of Richland Hills, Debbie and her husband, Mike Pullen, of San Saba and Sheryl Mathis of Pensacola, Fla.; brother, Lewis Holmes of Georgia; sister, Margaret Kelly of Georgia; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211
 

J.D. Hudson
FORT WORTH -- J.D. "John" Hudson, 72, a retired food service director for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: noon Saturday at Shannon TCU Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

J.D. Hudson was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Ector, Texas. He was a member of University Christian Church. He worked at Leonards as a food director in his early career. He moved to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1978 and retired in 1990. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Okinawa.

Survivors: Wife of 23 years, Evelyn Hudson of Fort Worth; sons, Jerry Hudson of Fort Worth and Randy and his wife, Lisa Hudson, of Arlington; daughter, Kathy and her husband, Michael McCoy, of Dallas; grandchildren, Jerrod Hudson, Robert Hudson, Ricky Hudson, Kelli Hamilton, Kristen Hamilton, John McCoy and Sarah McCoy; and great- granddaughter, Allison McCoy.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314
 

Earl Kelley
BRIDGEPORT -- Earl Kelley, 85, a retired farmer, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Decatur Hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport. Burial: East Bridgeport Cemetery.

Earl Kelley was born Sept. 6, 1911, in Cottondale.

Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Velma Kelley of Bridgeport; son, Jerry Kelley of Miami, Texas; brother, O.B. Kelley of Paradise; grandchildren, Pamela, Kimberly and Damon; great-grandchildren- Aaron, Allison, Katherine and Kelley. Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211
 

David Ma
ARLINGTON -- David Ma, 48, manager of Green Oaks Cafe of Arlington, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Dallas.

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

David Ma was born Aug. 3, 1948, in Shanghai, China.

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

A.C. McAdams
FORT WORTH -- A.C. "Carl" McAdams, 89, a retired architect and structural engineer, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, at a Waco hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

A.C. McAdams was born Feb. 4, 1908, in Gordonville, Texas.

Survivors: Son, John R. McAdams of Arlington; daughters, Norma Chapman of Waco, Carol Loyless of Batesville, Ark., and Helen Laughlin of Houston; brother, Robert S. McAdams of Dallas; eight grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

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

Funeral: 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 Marie McLennan was born Sept. 9, 1945, in San Augustine. She was a member of Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church, where she served in the Mission Society.

Survivors: Son, Roy 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; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, aunts and uncles; and many friends.

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

Rosalie C. Politte
FORT WORTH -- Rosalie C. Politte, 79, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Rosalie C. Politte was born Aug. 15, 1917, in Bremond.

Survivors: Sisters, Cecilia Rosalie Rzeszut of Carson City, Nev., Mary Rutkaski of Houston and Alice Tokle of Pocotelo, Idaho.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Justin A. Raburn
DECATUR -- Justin Aaron Raburn, 2, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Denton County.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Decatur. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Coker Funeral Home.

Justin Aaron Raburn was born July 12, 1994, in Lewisville. He was a member of Central Church of Christ in Decatur.

Survivors: Parents, John and Janet Raburn of Decatur; brother, John Austin Raburn of Decatur; grandparents, Gene and Frankie Griffin of Shreveport, La., and Lloyd and Dottie Raburn of Valley Mills; and great-grandparents, Mrs. Charley Gray of Cabot, Ark., and Mapel Griffin of Wynne, Ark.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959
 

Thelma L. Ray
BURLESON -- Thelma L. Ray, 90, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson. Burial: Everman Cemetery.

Thelma L. Ray was born March 10, 1906, in Everman and had resided in Burleson 70 years. She operated a dairy and farmed for many years. She was formerly a member of Bethesda Gospel Tabernacle.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Margaret and Dennis Stanford and Melba and Marvin Hardin, all of Burleson; grandchildren, Linda Reed, Bill Stanford, Sandra Hardin, Ronnie Hardin and Mari Jackson, all of Burleson, Ricky Hardin of Itasca and Kathy Snider of Alvarado; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211
 

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.

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
 

Cora L. Renfrow
GRAPEVINE -- Cora Louise Renfrow, 3, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home. Burial: Lonesome Dove Cemetery.

Cora Louise Renfrow was born April 2, 1993, in Bedford.

Survivors: Parents, Gregory and Nancy Renfrow of Grapevine; brothers, Shane and Toby Renfrow of Grapevine; and grandparents, George Renfrow of Bridgeport, Mary Yousefi of Houston, Bill Bowers of Grapevine and Cheryl Barbe of Hurst.

Lucas Funeral Home
Grapevine, 488-7566
 

Wilburn W. Robinson
FORT WORTH -- Wilburn Wayne Robinson, 46, an auto detailer, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Holy Tabernacle Church of God in Christ. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. at Williams Funeral Chapel.

Wilburn Robinson was born Feb. 1, 1951, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Sons, Cedric Robinson and Derrick Robinson; stepfather, Samuel Block; brothers, Samuel Robinson, Lawrence Robinson, Robin Robinson, Rodney Robinson, William Block and Harold Block; and sisters, Kathy Bible, Barbara Addison, Dixie Hurst and Roberta Houston.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Florence A. Sargent
GRAPEVINE -- Florence Aileen Sargent, 81, a homemaker, died Monday, Feb. 17, 1997, in Grapevine.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Foust Funeral Home. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Sunday in Eola. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Memorials: Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Florence Aileen Sargent was born Feb. 7, 1916, in Pearsall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee M. Sargent, in 1979 and daughter, Carolyn Sargent, in 1954.

Survivors: Daughters, Jo Ellen Purdy of Southlake and Ronda Inman of Austin; brothers, Fred Goeppinger of Houston and Edward Goeppinger of Healdton, Okla; sisters, Mary Robert of Tulsa, Okla., and Doris Smelser of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three granddaughters; and one grandson.

J.E. Foust & Son Funeral Directors
Grapevine, 481-2525
 

Virginia W. Scammel
GRAFORD -- Virginia Wynn Scammel, 86, a retired Internal Revenue Service employee, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Wichita Falls.

Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Peters by the Lake Episcopal Church at Possum Kingdom Lake. Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Pemberton Funeral Home in Commerce. Burial: Rose Mound Cemetery in Commerce.

Virginia Wynn Scammel was born July 23, 1910, in Commerce.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121
 

Barbara J. Shaw
AZLE -- Barbara Jean Shaw, 59, a dry cleaner clerk, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Laurel Land Chapel of the Chimes. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Barbara Jean Shaw was born Sept. 7, 1937, in Wheeler.

Survivors: Daughters, Jan Calhoun of Boyd, Linda Greer of Denham Springs, La., and Regina Quebedeaux of Ethel, La.; mother, Jessie Patterson of Azle; sister, Linda Moore of Medford, Ore.; grandchildren, Jeff, David and Rusti Calhoun and Dawnell Quebedeaux; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Marshall W. Shelton
NOCONA -- Marshall Woods Shelton, a retired farmer and boilermaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Nocona.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Nocona. Burial: Nocona Cemetery.

Marshall Shelton was born Feb. 21, 1894, in Nocona.

Survivors: Daughter, Celesteene Adcock of Dallas; sons, Coe Shelton of Amarillo and James Shelton of Klamath Falls, Ore.; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Jerry Woods Funeral Home
Nocona, (817) 825-3285
 

James Shetter
FORT WORTH -- James "Bob" Shetter, 80, former automotive parts representative for Keller Hyden Industries who retired after 33 years, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Northwest Bible Church, 5025 Jacksboro Hwy. Rev. Lanny Panton will officiate. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers: Bob Darwin, Charles Darwin, Howard Darwin, Jimmy Darwin, John Darwin, Paul Darwin, Jesse Shetter and Jerry Traphagen. Honorary pallbearers: Bob Burgess, Hubert Chandler, Bill Dahn, Joy James, Buck McCullogh, Bob Sard and Chet Sharp.

Memorials: Gospel Missionary Union, 10000 N. Oak, Kansas City, Mo. 64155, or Northwest Bible Church

James Shetter was born Sept. 13, 1916, in Fort Worth. He graduated from North Side High School in 1935 and joined the U.S. Navy, becoming an expert in Morse Code and was assigned to an admiral staff, working as a chief signalman.

He served in every theater of the war during World War II and was on a ship that was torpedoed. During the war, he received injuries that have caused many complications, which have contributed to his being homebound most of the time. He was a member of Northwest Bible Church. He attended night school at TCU in 1955 and was named to the Honor Society.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Elizabeth McCullough.

Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Doris Darwin Shetter; daughters, Sheryl Hare and her husband, David, of Germany; sister, Ella Johnson of Corpus Christi; and grandchildren, Kevin, Kristi and Kori McCullough, Timothy Robert Hare and Janis Hare.

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

Rosa M. Shine
BENBROOK -- Rosa Mae Shine, 97, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Rosa Shine was born Oct. 18, 1899, in Goldthwaite.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Shine, in 1992.

Survivors: Great-grandson, Eric Stafford of Friendswood; granddaughter, Carolyn Stafford of Fort Worth; and niece, Lexa Northington of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

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; and three sisters.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Mary K. Smith
GRANDVIEW -- Mary K. Smith, 84, a retired template maker for General Dynamics, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors.

Mary Smith was born June 30, 1912, in Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R.A. Smith, and her son, Lewis Raymond Smith.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Roberta and Loydd Wornell of Midland and Ruby and Kenneth Walton of Grandview; daughter-in-law, Cecilia Smith of Clifton; sisters, Blanche Barnett of Tyler and Margie Huguley of San Antonio; six grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren.

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

Leon Stephenson
MANSFIELD -- Leon Stephenson, 58, retired from the Fort Worth Fire Department since 1991, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Blessing Funeral Home in Mansfield. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Leon Stephenson was born Nov. 28, 1938, in Temple, Okla. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Gail Blankenship Stephenson, on Feb. 8, 1981.

Survivors: Son, Leon Stephenson III of Mansfield; daughter, Christy Stephenson of Mansfield; brother, Les Stephenson of Arlington and John L. Stephenson of Larkspur, Colo.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555
 

Marie B. Stevens
HUNTSVILLE -- Marie Brister Stevens, 96, passed to eternal life Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Huntsville.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Baumgardner Funeral Home. Burial: Burleson Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Marie Brister Stevens was born Nov. 15, 1900, in Burleson, the daughter of Moses Andrew and Sudie Katherine Clark Brister. She graduated from Burleson High School in 1919 and from Decatur Baptist College in 1921, and taught school in Parker, Texas, and later in Crowley.

She married Horace Fane Stevens on March 7, 1924. During the early years of their marriage, they resided in Burleson, moving to Crowley in 1932. There they made their home for the rest of their 45- year union and were diligent and faithful in their contributions to the community, its churches and its schools. Mrs. Stevens was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Crowley and was made a lifetime member of the National Parent Teachers Association in recognition of her many years of service in that organization. In 1984, Mrs. Stevens moved to San Angelo and was a faithful member of Harris Avenue Baptist Church. During her final illness, she was a resident at Ella Smither Geriatric Unit in Huntsville.

Mrs. Stevens was preceded in death by her husband; an infant daughter, Sue Anna; a cherished daughter, Mary Lou McDonald; and a grandson, Matthew Burris.

Survivors: Her daughter, Judy, and son-in-law, Charles Ellis, of Huntsville; four granddaughters, Adele Hirt and Marlene Taylor of San Angelo, Sue Armstrong of Falls Church, Va., and Mary Gautreaux of Huntsville; son-in-law, E.R. McDonald Jr. of San Angelo; four great- grandchildren, Angela Sessom of White Settlement and Clint Taylor, Alexander Armstrong and Katherine Marie Gautreaux; and one great-great- granddaughter, Caitlyn Marie Sessom.

During Mrs. Stevens' long life she was a compassionate witness for her Lord, a loving and beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother and a friend to all who met her. "Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above rubies. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised." (Proverbs 31:10, 30)

Baumgardner Funeral Home
Crowley, 297-1116
 

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.

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 Holland Stevens of Hurst; brother, Randy J. Stevens of Watauga; grandparents, Lura "Banny" 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, Von 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 Michele Henderson of Nebraska; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

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

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, the daughter of William Joseph Shaw and Cecelia Elizabeth Radilyack, a Fort Worth pioneer family. 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
 

Mary C. Swartzkopf
SANGER -- Mary Catherine Swartzkopf, 87, a retired librarian, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997, in Sanger.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio.

Coker Funeral Home
Sanger, (817) 458-3311
 

Darryl W. Thomas Sr.
FORT WORTH -- Darryl W. Thomas Sr., 32, an 18-wheeler mechanic, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2521 Bishop St. Burial: Southland Memorial Park in Grand Prairie. Wake: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church.

Darryl W. Thomas Sr. was born June 12, 1964, in Fort Worth. He was a member of Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church for 25 years. He served in the National Guard for 12 years.

Survivors: Wife, Cheryl Thomas; sons, Darryl W. Thomas Jr. and Quincy W. Thomas; daughters, Jasmine Thomas and Tasmine Thomas; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James and Marie Thomas; brothers, Antonio Thomas and Ira Thomas; sisters, Janice Randles, Vernetta Murphy and Sharlett Jones; grandmother, Mrs. Pandora Paul; nieces, Barbara Murphy, Sharletta Jones and Moneeka Jones; and nephews, Archie Murphy, Deshaun Thomas, Jonathan Calvin Jr. and James Calvin.

Spears Mortuary
Dallas, (214) 637-4621
 

Katherine B. Thomas
STEPHENVILLE -- Katherine Betty Thomas, 76, retired from real estate, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Brendans Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Philip McNamara. Burial: Mount Marion Cemetery in Strawn. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Lacy Funeral Home.

Katherine Betty Thomas was born Aug. 3, 1920, in Strawn. She was married to Brien Thomas on Jan. 31, 1942, in San Diego, Calif.; he preceded her in death in 1972. Mrs. Thomas was a member of St. Brendans Catholic Church.

Survivors: Sisters, Agnes Gallina of Strawn, Pauline Wallace of Stephenville and Mary Lou Bellomy of Fort Worth; brother, George Krensavage of McKinney; and several nieces and nephews.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102
 

William B. Whitney Sr.
FORT WORTH -- William B. Whitney Sr., 91, a retired senior research chemist for Phillips Petroleum and an associate professor of chemistry at Texas Woman's University, where he received professor emeritus status, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Friday at Rosen Heights Baptist Church. Officiating: the Rev. Forest Pollock. Burial: private.

Memorials: Rotary Club Scholarship Fund or Rosen Heights Baptist Church.

William Whitney Sr. was born Oct. 16, 1905, in Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Rosen Heights Baptist Church, Rotary Club and the American Chemical Society.

Survivors: Sons, W. Bernard Whitney and J. Garrett Whitney, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Mary Sue Whitney Kelly of Amarillo; grandchildren, Whitney Kelly of Amarillo, Carolyn Kelly Terrell of Bryan and Marily Byrum and William B. Whitney III, both of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

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

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

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association.

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

Survivors: Husband, Johnny Ironmonger of Fort Worth; son, Justin Ironmonger of Fort Worth; father, Tommy Willhite; grandmother, Johnnie Orr; brother, Greg McDaniel of Fort Worth; and sisters, Janice Willhite of Fort Worth and Stephanie Walker of Larue.

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

Gwinn H. Woods
WATAUGA -- Gwinn H. "Vicki" Woods, 78, a retired hair stylist, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1997, in Bedford.

Memorial service: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Apostle Church in North Richland Hills. Officiating: Father King.

Gwinn Woods was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Junction City, Ky.

Mrs. Woods was born to Ada and Clint Hill and was later adopted by Albert Crabtree. She married Robert O. "Bob" Woods in 1936. He preceded her in death in 1991 after 55 years of marriage. Mrs. Woods was not only a retired hair stylist but a bookkeeper and co-owner of the Wig Center in Fort Worth with her late husband, and was also of Macho Dogfood and Bo-Win Kennels. They bred and showed many champion boxer dogs. Her love for her pets and family ran deep in her heart. She will always be remembered for her enormous wit and unselfish generosity.

Survivors: Son, John O. Wood of Fredricksburg; grandchildren, John R. "Randy" Wood of Jones Creek, John D. "Dan" Wood of Bedford and John R. "Robbie" Wood of Lake Jackson; the mother of her three grandsons, Jeannie Wood of Lake Jackson; three great- grandsons, Randall Joe of Oklahoma and Reese and Royce of Jones Creek; and her beloved pets, Rambo and Mugsy.

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

Ralph T. Zimmer
FORT WORTH -- Ralph T. Zimmer, 85, a retired accountant with Canadian International Power in Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Mexico and El Salvador, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

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

Ralph T. Zimmer was born June 14, 1911, in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada. He was a Baptist and active in Lions and Rotary clubs wherever he lived. He served as president of the American School Board in El Salvador.

In Fort Worth, he was an accomplished and avid bowler with Brunswick Westcreek Lanes and Don Carter Lanes, bowling in league play three times a week.

He became a naturalized American citizen Sept. 15, 1993, at the age of 82.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Barbara Zimmer; son, Stephen Robert and his wife, Carol Zimmer, of Arlington; daughter, Alison and her husband, Jim Pullen, of Dallas; sisters, Jean Zimmer and Helen Horchover, both of Canada; and six grandchildren, Susannah and her husband, Robert Smith, of San Antonio, Deborah Barbara Zimmer and Nicole Jasmine Zimmer, both of Arlington, and Millicent Pullen, Natalie Taitt Pullen and Oliver Pullen, all of Dallas.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

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