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Published March 24, 1997

Paul J. Allen
GUSTINE -- Paul J. Allen, 70, a construction employee, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, in Mission.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial: Siloam Cemetery in Comanche County.

Mr. Allen was born Oct. 29, 1926, in Gustine. He was a member of Pettit Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and Hope Lodge in Comanche.

Survivors: Wife, Bobbye Allen of Gustine; son, Ronald Paul Allen of Goldthwaite; daughter, BaLinda Cleveland of Early; brothers, Bobby John Allen of Irving, and C.N. "Butch" Allen of Grandview; sisters, Billie Gunter of Gustine, Shirley Ann Slaughter of Brownwood, and Judy Kay Westfall of Comanche; six grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531

Iris Beaird
FORT WORTH -- Iris Beaird, 78, a homemaker, died Thursday, March 20, 1997, in Fort Worth.

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

Iris Beaird was born July 10, 1918, in Cisco. She was a longtime member of the South Fort Worth Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Beaird.

Survivors: Sons, Chester Beaird of Fort Worth, E.J. Beaird of Crowley and Danny Beaird of Weatherford; daughter, Joetta Hawkins of Richardson; brother, W.D. Smith of Great Falls, Montana; grandchildren, Bobby, Jimmy, Glenn, Teresa, Karey, Laurie, Troy, Kevin, Keith, Amy and Kyle; and nine great- grandchildren.

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

Bessie Beeman
FORT WORTH -- Bessie Beeman, 77, a retired seamstress for Nieman Marcus, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral:11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Bessie Beeman was born Dec. 6, 1919.

She was preceded in death by a beloved daughter, Shirley Ann Justice, and brother, Joseph Wilkinson Jr.

Survivors: Son, Randall E. Beeman of White Oak; daughters, Beverly Leslie of Lexington and Katherine Beeman of Grapevine; sister, Roberta LaMont of Fort Worth; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; and former husband, Edward E. Beeman of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Ethel J. Bounds
FORT WORTH -- Ethel Juanita Bounds, 83, a retired registered nurse, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shuqualak Cemetery, Shuqualak, Miss.

Memorials: Charity of choice; or First Choice Health Care for Aid of the Elderly.

Ethel Bounds was born March 3, 1914, in Wahalak, Miss., to Thomas C. and Ethel Giles Bounds. She attended school in Shuqualak, nursing school in Hattiesburg and Blue Mountain College. She retired in 1969 from the U.S. Public Health Service as a psychiatric nurse. She worked as Director of Nurses for Autumn Place, Lake Worth Nursing Home and Jarvis Heights Nursing Home after retiring. She had resided in the Fort Worth area more than 45 years.

She will be dearly missed by all those she touched.

Survivors: Sisters, Janie Louise Bounds of Newellton, La., and Betty Jane Wheeless of Shuqualak, Miss.; sister-in-law, Virginia Bounds of Knoxville, Tenn.; and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and a very large extended family of close friends.

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

David R. Brundige
GRAND PRAIRIE -- David Ray Brundige, 67, a retired building contractor, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Burial: Southland Cemetery in Grand Prairie. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday.

David Brundige was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Arcadia Park.

Survivors: Wife, Lavell Brundige; son, David Ray and wife, Margaret Brundige of Midlothian; daughters, Sheila and husband, Ernie McAnalla of Grapevine, and Connie and husband, Dennie, Jobe of Duncanville; three brothers; three sisters; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

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

Thomas M. Burleson
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Thomas M. Burleson, 83, who was a retired Lockheed Employee, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a mid-cities area hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Mr. Burleson was born March 21, 1914, in Fort Worth.

He grew up in Waxahachie and played minor league baseball with Paul Richards in the 1930's.

Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Joyce Greer Burleson of North Richland Hills; sons, Thomas Greer Burleson of Nelson, Canada, James William Burleson of Taos, N.M.; daughter, Joyce Elaine Burlingame of Des Moines, Iowa.; and three grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Mary L. Hanna Cannon
DALLAS -- Mary Louise Hanna Cannon, 82, died of cancer Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a nursing home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Monday in Lynn Creek Cemetery in Jacksboro.

Memorials: The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials go to Lynn Creek Cemetery Association, Jack County, VNA Hospice, or a charity of your choice.

Mrs. Cannon was born June 11, 1914, in Jermyn, and was preceded in death by her parents, Addie and Carl Hanna, and two brothers.

Survivors: Daughter, Shirley Cannon Holley and son-in-law, Cyrus H. Holley of Trophy Club; sister, Virginia Hanna Hartness of Fort Worth; grandsons, Barrett Cannon Holley of Coppell and Russell William Holley of Southlake; great- grandchildren, Jamie Renee Holley of Coppell, and Hanna Kathryn Holley and Hayden William Holley, both of Southlake.

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

Marie L. Churchill
HICO -- Marie Lydia Churchill, 85, a homemaker, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, in McGregor.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rutledge Funeral Home. Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple.

Marie Churchill was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Woodsboro.

Rutledge Funeral Home
Hico, (817) 796-4722

Wade Corley
GLEN ROSE -- Wade Corley, 80, a farmer, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Glen Rose nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Burial: Squaw Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Corley was born Nov. 8, 1916, in Prairie Hill.

He was a member of Primitive Baptist Church and a Glen Rose resident 26 years.

Survivors: Wife, Rebecca Corley of Glen Rose; brother, B. C. Corley of Slaton; sisters, Johnnie DaValle of Chicago, Ill., Joe Tilley of Garden City and Geneva "Pete" May of Glen Rose.

Wiley Funeral Homem
Glen Rose, (817) 897-2288

Regina C. Daniels
HURST -- Regina Carey Daniels, 45, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Regina Daniels was born May 27, 1951, in Tulare, Calif.

Survivors: Daughter, Kimberly Carey of Arlington; father, Otis Green of Hurst; brothers, Ronald Green, Doyle Green; sister, Joyce Miller, all of California; and grandchild, Michael Aaron Martinez of Arlington.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Evelyn Davis
FORT WORTH -- Evelyn Davis, 78, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Dido Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Evelyn Davis was born Aug. 12, 1918, in Brownwood.

She was an area resident all her life and member of Pleasantview Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Davis in 1985, daughter, Sherry Ann Davis in 1936, daughter, Marilyn Curry in 1981 and two grandchildren.

Survivors: Sons, Richard Davis, Dale Davis, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Sharon Curry of Alvarado; brother, Bill W. Vance of Fort Worth; sister-in-law, Mary Galttana of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Frank A. Dean
STEPHENVILLE -- Frank A. Dean, 82, a retired baker, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at an Erath County hospital.

Funeral:1 p.m. Monday at Lacy Funeral Home. Burial: East End Cemetery.

Officiant: Rev. Kyle Davis.

Mr. Dean was born March 5, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo. He was married to Lois Spiller May 17, 1988, in Alvin. He was a member of Harvey Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Lois Dean of Stephenville; brother, Robert Dean of St. Charles, Mo.; two stepsons, Steve Nichols of Stephenville and Joe Nichols of Georgia; two stepdaughters, Linda Hallmark of Stephenville and Jeanie Malina of Dublin; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102

Dorothy Elliott
GAINESVILLE -- Dorothy "Porkey" Elliott, 47, a high school cosmetology teacher, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Gainesville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clement- Keel Funeral Home in Gainesville. Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Dorothy Elliott was born Sept. 13, 1949, in Gainesville.

Clement-Keel Funeral Home
Gainesville, (817) 665-4341

Daisy G. Harley
ARLINGTON -- Daisy Gale Harley, 89, a retired driver for General Motors, died Thursday, March 20, 1997, in Arlington.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Live Oak Cemetery in Brady.

Daisy Harley was born July 22, 1907.

She was retired from General Motors after 25 years and was a longtime Tarrant County resident.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Clentis and Inga Hettich of Bellevue, Mich.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Carl W. Holley
EULESS -- Carl Wade Holley, 61, a retired pilot, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Dallas hospital, after a long and courageous battle with multiple myeloma, a bone marrow cancer.

Memorial service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Euless. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Holley residence.

Carl Holley was born March 21, 1936, in Senath, Mo., to Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Holley. He graduated from Senath High School with honors in 1954. While attending Union University in Jackson, Tenn., from 1954 to 1956 he served as pastor of Curve Baptist Church in Curve, Tenn. He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1956 as an aviation cadet and received his commission as a second lieutenant in Harlingen, Texas. He served as aircraft commander of C- 124s during the Vietnam Era. He served in the Air Force for 12 years. Carl joined Delta Airlines in 1967. He enjoyed a 28- year career with Delta and retired in 1996 as a Captaing flying Lockheed L- 1011 jumbo jets. He was actively involved in the Air Line Pilots Association and served as chairman of the Delta Pilots Assistance Committee for a number of years. Carl received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1979.

Carl married Shirley Ann Pickard of Gates, Tenn. on Dec. 15, 1957. This gave him a daughter, Michelle, in 1964.

Carl was a caring, dedicated friend of Bill Wilson's. He was especially adept at working with and helping others.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Dorothy Ann and Merle Holley Jackson.

Survivors: Wife, Shirley of Euless; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Jon Matson of Sparks, Nev.; brothers, James and wife, Evelyn, of Valparaiso, Neb., and Charles Ray and wife, Nadene, of Searcy, Ark.; sisters, Fay and husband, A.J. Remley, Jr. of San Diego, Calif., and Bernice McGrew of Senath, Mo.; surrogate children Lieutenant David and Amanda Berger; surrogate granddaughter, Eleanor Berger; as well as a host of people who he and his wife considered family, though not blood relations.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Neal Line Hospers
FORT WORTH -- Neal Line Hospers, 71, executive director of the Hotel Association of Tarrant County, died Friday, March 21, 1997, in New Orleans, La.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Sonny Sra, Ronny Region, Bob Jameson, Joel Jueske, David Dike and Melvin Morgan.

Honorary pallbearers: Frank Carvey, Charles Horan, Burrell Wooten, Richard Gerdau, Bill Warner, Roy Fisher, D.O., Barney Raines and Tom Vandergriff.

Memorials: Prevent Blindness, 320 S. Henderson, Fort Worth, 76104; Easter Seal Society, 2100 Circle Dr., Fort Worth, 76119; The Gladney Center, 2300 Hemphill St., Fort Worth, 76119; The Diabetes Association, 12850 Spurling Dr., Dallas, 75230; or charity of choice.

Neal Hospers was born Aug. 10, 1925, in Detroit, Mich.

He had been a resident of Fort Worth since 1971 and was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and numerous civic and professional boards in Fort Worth. He was a World War II Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia, and a son, Robert Neal Hospers.

Survivors: Wife, Shirley K. Hospers; daughters, Carol Hospers Hairelson of Grapevine and Julie Elburke Hospers of Fort Worth; stepsons, Robert W. McCormick of Long Beach, Calif. and Howard S. McCormick of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; stepdaughter, Melissa M. Davy of Capistrano Beach, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

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

Glinita Y. Jackson Jones
FORT WORTH -- Glinita Y. Jackson Jones, 49, a substitute teacher for nine years with Fort Worth school system, was found dead Wednesday, March 19, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Family Hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Glinita Y. Jackson Jones was born July 12, 1947, in Longview. She was a member of Mitchell Boulevard Church of Christ.

Survivors: Son, Rudolph Jackson Jr.; daughter, Felecia Y. Marshall; mother, Elmira Jackson of Longview; brothers, Ralph W. Jackson and Vernon Lydell Jackson; sisters, Juanita Anderson, Thelma Johnson and Rhonda Lewis; grandmother, Allie Mae Harnage; grandchildren, Lawrence, Nicholas and Lorin; and nephew, nieces and cousins.

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

William O. King
BRECKENRIDGE -- William O. King, 94, a civil service worker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Nazerene. Burial: Breckenridge Cemetery.

William O. King was born Nov. 7, 1902, in Jones County.

Melton Funeral Home
Breckenridge, (817) 559-3311

Carroll G. Kinman
COMANCHE -- Carroll G. "Red" Kinman, 63, a retired industrial electrician, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hall & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Comanche. Rev. Paul Doerschuk will officiate the service. Burial: Comanche Gardens of Memory.

Memorials: CCS Hospice, P.O. Box 389, Dublin, Texas 76446.

Carroll Kinman was born Dec. 16, 1933, in Big Spring, the son of the late Terrell J. and Edna Smith Kinman. Mr. Kinman was a retired industrial electrician with American Petrofina Refinery in Big Spring, and retired after 33 years of service. He retired in 1988 and moved from Big Spring to Comanche at that time. He was a Baptist, a member of the Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge in Brownwood, and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Big Spring. He was an avid domino player and fisherman.

Survivors: Friend, Garnett Johnson of Comanche; daughter, Donna Kingsbury of Decatur, Ala.; three sons, Mike Kinman of Hawley, Steve Kinman of Big Spring, and Kelly Mauldin of Birmingham, Ala.; three sisters, Peggy Hill of Selma, Ala., Sandra Phillips of San Antonio, and Shirley Barley of Panama City, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Hall & Sons Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-5214

Flake Lewis
GAINESVILLE -- Flake "F.O." Lewis, 79, who was retired, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at his home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. Committal: 1:30 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.

Memorials: Home Hospice.

Flake Lewis was born Oct. 16, 1917, in Leo.

Clement-Keel Funeral Home
Gainesville, (817) 665-4341

Opal Lindsay
FORT WORTH -- Opal Lindsay, 84, a nurses aide, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Opal Lindsay was born Nov. 23, 1912, in Cook County.

She was a member of South Park Baptist Church and a nurses aide for many years.

She was preceded in death by husband, Monroe Lindsay and son, Larry Lindsay.

Survivors: Daughters, Essie Stembridge and husband, Lonnie of Fort Worth, Wanda Bigbie and husband, Charley of Bellevue, Lucretia Young and husband, Luther, of Fort Worth; brothers, Raymond Haberman and James Haberman, both of Henrietta; sister, Nina Crow of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Herschel L. Luttrell
KENNEDALE -- Herschel Lane Luttrell, 61, a locksmith, died, Friday, March 21, 1997, at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: No set times.

Herschel Lane Luttrell was born March 5, 1936, in Mansfield.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Moreen J. MacDonald
FORT WORTH -- Moreen Joyce MacDonald, 57, a homemaker, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at a medical center.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Vigil: 7 p.m. Monday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole.

Pallbearers: Donald Wheeler, Dwayne Wheeler, Jim Gagliardo, Victor Fedor, Buddy Alexander, and Juan Villarreal.

Mooreen Joyce MacDonald was born Feb. 3, 1940, in Montreal, Canada. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church.

Survivors: Husband, Jerry MacDonald of Fort Worth; children, Deborah Ann MacDonald, and her husband, Juan Villarreal of Fort Worth, Monica Ellen Brown of Springtown, Christopher Alexander MacDonald and his wife, Dianne of Palm Bay, Fla., and Alicia Marie Alexander and her husband, Buddy of Brock; seven grandchildren; and mother, Ellen Maslen of Montreal.

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

Gene A. Malone Sr.
HALTOM CITY -- Gene Armond Malone Sr., 74, a painter in the aircraft industry, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral:3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Mr. Malone was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Terre Haute, Ind., and had lived in the Fort Worth area since 1948. He retired from Ling-Temco-Vought in 1980, after 15 years of service. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Deloris Malone of Fort Worth; sons and daughters-in-law, Gene Jr. and Debbie Malone, Gary and Beth Malone, and Mike Malone, all of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Jerry Walter of Fort Worth; sister, Evelyn Vogel of New Port Richie, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; cousin, George and Meredie Kramer of Chicago; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Dolores Maynard
GLEN ROSE -- Dolores "Dee" Maynard, 58, who was a retired warranty administrator, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Squaw Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Martin's Funeral Home in Glen Rose.

Dolores Maynard was born June 22, 1938, in St. Louis, Mo.

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

Ethel McClellen
FORT WORTH -- Ethel McClellen, 84, a retired seamstress for Blackman Mooring, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Gambrell Street Baptist Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: Gambrell Street Baptist Church "ACTEENS."

Ethel McClellen was born Dec. 13, 1912, in Pleasant Point. She had lived in Fort Worth since 1912, and was a member of Gambrell Street Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Robert McClellen and wife, Marilu, of Fort Worth; daughter, Jackie M. Gause and husband, Jim, of Arlington; sister, Estelle Kamp of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Jill Carey and husband, Bill Gurasich, Jimmy Gause, Jennifer Gause, Jayna Gause, Scott McClellen and wife Lauren, Matt McClellen, and Jo Anderson; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Anderson, Cory Anderson, Taylor Gause, Caitlyn Rae McClellen, and Clint McClellen.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

Samuel W. McKnight
BENBROOK -- Samuel Woodrow McKnight, 73, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Baumgardner Funeral Home in Fort Worth.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donation to Community Hospice.

Samuel McKnight was born Oct. 25, 1923, in Moncks Corner, S.C. He spent 20 years in the Air Force, including service in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

Survivors: Wife, Ruby Lee McKnight of Benbrook; sons, Terry McKnight of Portland, Ore., Tom McKnight of Fort Worth and Tim McKnight of Grand Prairie; daughters, Debra Gilbreath of Waco, and Stephanie Papai of Fort Worth; brothers, Aric McKnight and Hermon Murden, both of Charleston, S.C.; sister, Bertha Gann of Atlanta, Ga.; several grandchildren and several great- grandchildren.

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

Edward F. McNew
ALVARADO -- Edward Franklin McNew, 65, a heavy equipment operator for TXI industries, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Monday at Clayton Kay Funeral Home in Alvarado. Burial: Cleburne Memorial Cemetery.

Edward Franklin McNew was born June 2, 1931, in Gustine.

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

Cora J. McWhorter
ALVARADO -- Cora Juanita McWhorter, 66, a book binder for Taylor Publishing Company, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial Service: 1 p.m. Monday at Sand Flat Baptist Church.

Cora Juanita McWhorter was born Oct. 25, 1930, in Grand Prairie.

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

Ronnie J. Morrow Sr.
SAGINAW -- Ronnie Jean Morrow Sr., 50, an employment interviewer for the government, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Baptist Temple in Saginaw. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Morrow was born Jan. 2, 1947, in Muenster. He served in the Navy and his rank was AQBAN. He was the minister of education at Trinity Baptist Temple and president of Trinity Bible Institute and Theological Seminar.

Survivors: Wife, Nancy Morrow of Saginaw; son, Ron Morrow Jr. of Fort Worth; stepson, Jason Hausenfluck of Krum; daughter, Tasha Taegel of Hurst; stepdaughter, Cheryl Hausenfluck of Denton; parent, Betty Morrow of Gainesville; brothers, Donnie Morrow and Lonnie Morrow, both of Gainesville; sisters, Laujuana Klement of Gainesville and Trish Tuggle of Sanger; grandchildren, Tanner Taegel of Hurst, and Raelynn Morrow of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Myrtle L. Owrey
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Myrtle L. Owrey, 81, a retired licensed nurse, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at at an Irving health care facility.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home in Grand Prairie. Burial: Memorial Gardens in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Myrtle Owrey was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Bennington, Okla.

She was a member of Indian Hills Baptist Church and Rebekah Lodge No. 63 of Grand Prairie.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Smith of Grand Prairie; sisters, Vesta Bennet, Dorothy Dioxon, both of Oklahoma.; grandchildren, David Smith of Kennedale, Linda Hughes of Fort Worth; and two great- grandchildren.

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

Victor J. Parrott
FORT WORTH -- Victor John Parrott, 94, a draftsman for Sinclair Oil Company who retired in 1960, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Memorials: Masonic Home and School, 3600 Wichita St., Fort Worth, Texas 76119.

Mr. Parrott was born April 7, 1902, in Fort Worth, and was the son of Lucy Ann Wells Parrott and Joseph Ernest Parrott. He was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth and attended the Masonic Home and School in Fort Worth. He worked for the T & P Railroad as a chainman and rodman, and in 1927 he was employed by Sinclair Oil Company as a draftsman.

During World War II he worked in the Tool Design Department at Consolidated Aircraft, Fort Worth. After the war he returned to Sinclair Oil Company.

He married Esther Easton on July 26, 1924, in Fort Worth. They were married 66 years until her death on Dec. 7, 1990.

He was a member of Polytechnic Methodist Church and Julian Feild Masonic Lodge No. 908.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Elmore Parrott, G. E. Parrott and Garnett Parrott.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Patricia Ann "Polly" and A. G. McDaniel of Fort Worth, Vicki Esther and Tom Perry of Fair Oaks Ranch; grandchildren, Louann Shaver of San Antonio, Albert G. "Bert" McDaniel of Fort Worth, David Craig Jones of Middletown, Ohio, Clifton James Jones of Deerfield, Fla.; and great-grandchildren, Christi Lee Rogers, Casey Allen Rogers, both of San Antonio, Albert G. McDaniel V and Adam G. McDaniel of Huntsville.

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

Mary A. LaBruzzo Partin
BURLESON -- Mary Ann LaBruzzo Partin, 92, a retired food store owner, died Friday, March 21, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Mary Partin was born Sept. 7, 1904, in Fort Worth. She was a homemaker, artist and founder and owner of Rite-Way Grocery. She was also a member of Bethesda Baptist Church and a loyal volunteer at Silver Haven Nursing Center in Burleson. Mrs. Partin had love in her heart for everyone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Partin in 1976, an infant daughter, Walterine, her parents, John and Lena LaBruzzo and two grandchildren, Robbiann Kirkland and Vickiann Smith.

Survivors: Daughter, Jeannan Smith and husband, Robert Earl of Burleson; sister, Jennie Campbell of Burleson; and many nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

George L. Sikes
STEPHENVILLE -- George Leon Sikes, 74, who was a retired owner of a home improvement foundation company, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Stephenville Funeral Home. Burial: Lower Greens Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Foster's Home For Children.

Mr. Sikes was born April 3, 1922, in Somervell County.

He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II and a member of Hillcrest Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Dorotha Louise Sikes of Stephenville; son, Ron and Kaye Sikes of San Antonio; daughters, Virginia and Robert Hadley of Peru, Ill., Linda and Tom Moore of Midlothian, Donna and Robert Howard of Stephenville; brother, Terry Sikes of McAllen; sister, Marie Wright of Weltey, Okla., 11 grandchildren; and 11 great- grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Irvin W. Smith
DECATUR -- Irvin W. Smith, 79, a retired pumper for Sun Oil Company, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, in Decatur.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Decatur. Burial: 4 p.m. Monday at Hamlin Cemetery in Hamlin.

Irvin W. Smith was born June 27, 1917, in Hamlin. He married Erma Smith on July 3, 1982, in Lake Lavon. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Decatur and the V.F.W in Hamlin.

Survivors: Wife, Erma Smith of Decatur; daughter, Benita Dennis of Paradise; step-daughters, Charlotte Williams of Raymond, Wash. and Christy Wallace of Plano; five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959

Sherley B. Smith, Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Sherley Brock Smith, Jr., 60, a certified 43-year air brake man and welder with Union Pacific Railroad, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith was born June 29, 1936.

He was warmly known by many as "Smitty." His father, Sherley Smith Sr. is deceased. He served in the Army.

Survivors: Wife, Cherri Smith; son, Steven Brock Smith; grandson he reared from birth, Robert Mings Smith; step- daughters, Ginger Hovers of Arlington, Janie Menzies of Azle; mother and step- father, Robert and Dora Fletcher; brother, Leon Smith; sisters, Dorene Pigg of Forest Hill, Connie Neil of Plano; four grandsons; and one granddaughter.

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

Ernest P. Steger
BEDFORD -- Ernest Peter Steger, 60, a certified public accountant, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at home, two days after his 60th birthday.

Mass of Christian Burial:10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John The Apostle Catholic Church, 7601 Glenview, North Richland Hills. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst.

Mr. Steger was born March 19, 1937, in New York City. He graduated from St. John's University in New York and began his accounting career with Ernst & Ernst. He had served as controller and chief financial officer of several New York area companies. Mr. Steger moved to this area four years ago from Montville, N.J.

Survivors: Two sons, Peter Steger of Towson, Md., and Robert and wife, Pattie Steger of West Norriton, Pa.; two daughters, Carolyn Steger of New York, N.Y., and Jeanne Marie Leonard with husband, Dr. Raymond Leonard of Gettysburg, Pa.; mother, Wilma Steger of New York; two brothers, George M. Steger of Fort Worth, and John Steger of Scarsdale, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Kristin and Bobby Steger and Kara and Kyle Leonard; two nieces; and two nephews.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Pete Trevino
FORT WORTH -- Pete Trevino, 79, a retired mail carrier, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Pete Trevino was born Sept. 17, 1917, in Granbury. He had lived in Fort Worth since 1933. He worked at General Dynamics for 36 years. He served in the Army during World War II, and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.

Survivors:Wife of 30 years, Natalia of Fort Worth; step-sons, Ruben Delgadillo of Hurst and Martin Herrera of Fort Worth; daughters, Margaret Rosalez of Crowley and Dorothy Vallejo of Fort Worth; step-daughters, Gloria Martinez, Martha Arratia and Ana Todd, all of Fort Worth; brother, Roy Trevino of Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 13 step- grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Bill Whitecotton
GRANBURY -- Bill Whitecotton, 58, a concrete contractor, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.

Memorials: St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Bill Whitecotton was born Jan. 13, 1939, in Ottawa, Ill. He was a Catholic, and a Granbury resident 21 years. He had previously lived in Cleburne.

Survivors: Wife, Lynn Whitecotton of Granbury; son, William and Mike Whitecotton, both of Granbury; daughters, Kim Moore of Granbury, Kellie Wright of Cleburne and Kerrie Murphy of Cold Water, Mich.; brothers, Ralph, Jack and Richard Whitecotton; sisters, Shirley Roach, Mary Gerard, Beverly Malkey and Sue Nagy; and 15 grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Linda S. White
ARLINGTON -- Linda Sharon White, 28, an audit manager, died Thursday, March 20, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rosen Heights Baptist Church. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park.

Linda White was born February 28, 1969, in Hartford, Conn. She is survived by husband Orland Kermit White III. She was the daughter of Jerry and Carol Pickens of Odessa. Linda graduated from Permian High School in Odessa where she was a member of the swim team and band. She was also a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington in 1991 where she received her BA in finance. She was a summa cum laude. Linda was an audit manager for Union Pacific Resources Co.

Survivors: Husband, Orland Kermit White III of Arlington; mother, Carol Brooks Pickens of Odessa; father, Jerry Pickens of Odessa; and brother, J. Wes Pickens of Arlington.

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

Beatrice O. Willis
FORT WORTH -- Beatrice O. Willis, 72, a retired nurse, died Thursday, March 20, 1997, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Beatrice Willis was born June 24, 1924, in Paris, Texas. She was a nurse at Fort Worth Osteopathic Hospital and Seminary Drive Medical Center until retiring in 1989.

Survivors: Husband, Verne C. Willis of Fort Worth; son-in-law, John Gregory of Everman; daughter, Bobbie and husband, Craig Talley of Fort Worth; step- daughters, Gaye and husband, Jim Gilbert of Fort Worth and Lynne and Neal Holmes of Rendon; and brother, Leonard Casey of Vernon.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681

John Loyd Wood
FORT WORTH -- John Loyd Wood, 90, a retired plant manager for Southwestern Bell, died Friday, March 21, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

John Loyd Wood was born Feb. 24, 1907, in Dallas. He worked 44 years for Southwestern Bell, 21 years as employment manager and 23 years as plant manager. He was a life member of Houston Chamber of Commerce, past president Austin Personnel Association and Past President Telephone Pioneers. He was a member of the 32nd Degree Mason Austin Consistory and the Blazing Stars Lodge 
413, in Marble Falls. He celebrated his 70th wedding aniversary on Sept. 11, 1996. He was a past choir Director for Broadway Baptist Church in Houston.

Survivors: Wife, Thelma Elizabeth Wood of Fort Worth; sister, Ada Rail of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

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