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Published March 25, 1997

Eldon Bryan Anderson

HASKELL -- Eldon "Andy" Bryan Anderson, 76, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at an Abilene hospital.

Funeral: was Monday at First Baptist Church. Burial: Highland Cemetery in Stamford. Rev. Jim Turner and Rev. Vergil Smith officiated.

Survivors: Wife, Edna Anderson of Haskell; daughters, Judy Anderson of Dallas and JoNell Trammell of Haskell; sisters, Bobbie Greiner and Doris "Bunnie" Robertson, both of Joshua; and two grandsons.

Holden-MaCauley Funeral Home
Haskell, (817) 864-2151

Lucile W. Ankele

FORT WORTH -- Lucile Wood Ankele, 83, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Lucile Wood Ankele was born Oct. 29, 1913, in San Antonio. She was a member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church and St. Hilda Guild.

Survivors: Husband, George J. Ankele Jr.; son, James J. Ankele of Fort Worth; daughter, Beverly Joan Graf of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Gary Graf Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo., William Martin Graf and Angela Kay Hunter of Fort Worth, Matthew Jason Ankele of Dallas, Jennifer J. Roberts of Denison and Lindsey N. Ankele of Fort Worth; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Martha A. Armstrong

HALTOM CITY -- Martha A. "Zena" Armstrong, 84, a homemaker, died Saturday , March 22, 1997, in Haltom City.

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

Martha Armstrong was born May 27, 1912, in Comanche.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lorena Manning.

Survivors: Husband, Ernest Armstrong of Haltom City; sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Erma Armstrong of Watauga and Ira James and Nita Armstrong of Pine Ridge, Ark.; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Jim Cagle of North Richland Hills and Martha Jean and James Rogers of Covington; brothers, Earl Dollar of San Angelo and Leslie Dollar of Pine Ridge, Ark.; sisters, Alene Whinery of San Angelo, Mary Armstrong of Seguin and Annette Whitworth of Mena, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

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

Gerri Barnes

WEATHERFORD -- Gerri Barnes, 85, who was retired from General Dynamics where he worked in management of aircraft manufacturing, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Weatherford nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Main Church of Christ. Burial: Memory Gardens in Weatherford.

He was a member of South Main Church of Christ.

Survivors: Sons, Buddy Barnes of Fairview, Mo.; foster son, Austin Perkins of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Maryonna McFerrin of Weatherford; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

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

Gordon Bennett

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Gordon Bennett, a loving and loyal friend and talanted screenwriter, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 1997, at home.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Church of the Valley, 6565 Vespar Ave., Van Nuys, Calif.

Gordon Bennett was born Oct. 9, 1956, in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in Weatherford.

His charming wit and warm heart will be missed by all.

Survivors: Brothers, Rice Bennett and Jeff Bennett; and many friends who love him like a brother.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home
Hollywood Hills, Calif., (800) 204-3131

Mary Bowen

FORNEY -- Mary Bowen, 70, departed her loved ones Saturday, March 22, 1997, in Forney after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Grove Hill Memorial Park. Officiating will be Pastor Robert C. Preece. Family visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ed C. Smith & Bros. Chapel.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or American Lung Association.

Mary Bowen, a homemaker and mother to us all, was born in Celina, Texas, on July 31, 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Bowen Jr.

Her wonderful spirit and what she gave back to the world will be forever living in our hearts. There is an everliving imprint left upon our hearts and souls for those blessed to have known her.

Survivors: She will be dearly missed by her loving family, her daughters and son, Mary Bowen Dyer, Martha Bowen Smith, Kay Bowen Lopez and John Daniel Bowen; five grandchildren, Christopher Smith, Kati Smith, Sara Lopez, Angela Lopez and J.B. Bowen; three sons-in-law, George Dyer, Charles Smith and Vincent Lopez; and many friends and relatives who are blessed with having had the experience of sharing her life.

Ed C. Smith & Bros. Chapel
Dallas, (214) 824-4523

Dalton W. Brookshire

BOWIE -- Dalton Wayne Brookshire, 38, a tank truck driver, died Friday, March 21, 1997, in Bowie.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Bowie. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.

Dalton Brookshire was born Nov. 27, 1958, in Odessa, Texas.

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

Herman Brown

FORT WORTH -- Herman Brown, 80, retired owner of a carpet laying firm, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lucas Funeral Home on N. Sylvania Ave. Burial: Smithfield Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials: The Elks Club of Fort Worth.

Herman Brown was born Nov. 4, 1916, in Smithfield. He was a member of Oak- hurst Presbyterian Church, Elks Club and Metro Dance Club. He was an Army veteran in World War II where he was commissioned on the battlefield. In 1931 he worked for Fakes and Company laying carpeting for ten years. After World War II he founded his own carpet laying business and in 1981 he managed Professional Flooring Supply Company, retiring in 1992.

He was preceded in death by wife, Kelly Brown.

Survivors: Two nieces; three cousins; and special friends, Donnie and Cathy Spence and Iva May Lasater of Fort Worth.

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

Vada M. Browning

BURLESON -- Vada Marie Browning, 77, a seamstress who retired in 1972, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Burleson nursing center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Chapel of the Chimes in Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

Vada Marie Browning was born Aug. 1, 1919, in Lebanon, Mo., and had resided in Burleson since 1963. She was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Fort Worth.

Mrs. Browning enjoyed traveling and reading western novels. She was devoted to her family.

Survivors: Husband, Isaac N. Browning of Burleson; sons, David I. Browning and his wife, Pamela, of Burleson and Michael D. Browning and his wife, Joline, of El Paso; daughters, Kathy A. Rascoe and her husband, Ted, of Burleson and Jill M. Schwarz of Joshua; seven grandchildren; and a devoted friend, Bessie Adams of Fort Worth.

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

Sarah E. Bryant

FORT WORTH -- Sarah Elizabeth Garren Bryant, 81, a beloved wife and mother, died Monday, March 24, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Sarah Bryant was born June 30, 1915, in Woodruff, S.C.

Sarah Elizabeth Garrent Bryant died at home surrounded by her family. She moved to Ashville, N.C., when she was 3 years old. She was baptized into the Baptist Church in 1925 and attended the Baptist boarding school, Fruitland Academy. She attended Mars Hill College. She has resided in Fort Worth since 1934.

Sarah was an avid nature lover, a planter of flowers, amateur bird- watcher, greenhouse enthusiast and longtime member of the Greenhouse Club of Fort Worth. She was most admired by all that knew her for her incredible store of memories and her sweet, loving way. She preserved for us the stories of our family, a portal to the past, and therefore to the future.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mattie Garren of Ashville, N.C.; sister, Mary Arelia Roebuck of Austin; and brothers, Max and Tom Garren of California.

Survivors: Loving husband of 58 years, M.G. Bryant II; son, Miles Bryant III and wife, Mary Lynn, of Mexico City, Mexico; daughters, Sally Morbitzer and husband, Denis, Mary Carter and Susan Bradshaw and husband, Stan, all of Fort Worth; sister, Rebecca Morgan of Biltmore, N.C.; grandchildren, Gil and Sue Waddle, Missy and John Bean, Melanie and Bob Spudic, Jeb, Jason, Stacy and Shannon Carter, Stan and Kristina Bradshaw and Jonathan and Christopher Bryant; great-grandchildren, Faith and Krystal Bean, Kari and Kimi Waddle, Chandler and "baby-to-be" Carter, and Payne and Riley Spudic; and a large extended family of sons and daughters-in- law, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. We love her very much and will miss her.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Laura V. Cantrell

RENDON -- Laura Viola Cantrell, 69, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 24, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Baptist Church of Rendon. Burial: Rendon Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Laura Cantrell was born Dec. 2, 1927, in Johnson County.

She was preceded in death by a son, Randy Ray Cantrell.

Survivors: Husband, Eugene Cantrell of Rendon; sons, Eugene E. Cantrell Jr. of Everman, William T. Cantrell of Rendon, Larry Lynn Cantrell of Albuquerque, N.M., Tony Clint Cantrell of Allen, Okla., and Kenneth D. Cantrell of Rendon; daughter, Connie Thompson of Rendon; sisters, Dorothy Nell Curry of Everman, Billie Jo Allen of Springtown and Doris Ruth Milliron of Everman; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Donna Claunch

FORT WORTH -- Donna "Lisa" Walker Claunch, 40, a deaf education aide for Arlington ISD, died Monday, March 24, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Fielder Road Baptist Church. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials: Deaf Ministry at Fielder Road Baptist Church, 2011 Fielder Rd., Arlington, Texas 76013.

Donna "Lisa" Walker Claunch was born March 26, 1956. She was an active member in the prayer ministries and deaf ministries at Fielder Road Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Dave Dravecky Foundation.

Survivors: Husband, Gary Claunch; father and stepmother, Joe and Fran Walker of Yellville, Ark; mother and stepfather, Arlyne and Bill Clements of Arlington; mother-in-law, Gaynell Claunch of Fort Worth; sisters, Dana Miller of Arlington and Deana Bartholomew of Chandler; grandmother, Elberta Walker of Arlington; grandparents, Marvin and Lota Harrod of Lipan; and three nieces and one nephew.

"My dearest Lisa, I have been blessed of God, for in you God has given me a true expression of Proverbs 31. Your faith and love for God has touched the depths of my heart and I thank you for spending your life with me. I love you and miss you more than words can say. I don't know what I'll do without you. Your loving husband, Gary."

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

Shirley Ann Clay

WEATHERFORD -- Shirley Ann Clay, 61, a retired bookkeeper, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.

Survivors: Husband, James E. Clay; sons, David Clay and Daryl Clay; daughters, Nancy Woodall and Darla Magee; parent, H.B. Davis; and 14 grandchildren.

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

William L. Cooper

SPRINGTOWN -- William Lee Cooper, 58, a retired automotive radiator repairman, died Sunday, March, 23, 1997, at an Azle hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home in Springtown. Burial: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family hour: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

William Lee Cooper was born Jan. 16, 1939, in Rochester. He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Cooper, in 1990 and brother, Jerry Cooper, in 1970.

Mr. Cooper retired as an auto radiator repairman for Fred Anglin & Son Radiators of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Daughters, Anita Welles of Tulsa, Okla., Donna Holland of Azle, Tammy Brinkman of Springtown and Kim Dolan of Reno; mother, Delta Vines of Granbury; stepmother, Lillian Cooper of Azle; three stepbrothers; sisters, Nancy Henderson of Fort Worth, Cheryl Brevelle of Fort Worth and Deborah Pifer of Granbury; five stepsisters; and 11 grandchildren.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Frances Craft

FORT WORTH -- Frances Craft, 66, a retired seamstress, died Monday, March 24, 1997, at a Fort Worth nursing facility.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Assembly of God, 7101 Airport Freeway in Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Craft passed away four days short of her 67th birthday. She was born March 28, 1930, in Lawrence, Miss., to Wilson and Norma Harrell Sessions. She moved to Fort Worth in the spring of 1954 and worked as a seamstress for the Williamson-Dickey Company and Local Uniform Company.

She was an inspiration to many people.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ethel Craft, in 1989.

Survivors: Sons, Duane Craft of Burleson and Glen A. Craft of Fort Worth; daughters, Pat Gilley and Renee Arterbury, both of Fort Worth; mother, Mrs. Norma Sessions of Philadelphia, Miss.; sisters, Gwen Watkins of Philadelphia, Miss., Lois Thomas of Birmingham, Ala., and Gloria Hough of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

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

Todd L. Dino

UNIVERSITY PARK -- Todd Lawrence Dino, 17, a high school student, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at Hope Community in Lavaca County.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Todd Lawrence Dino was born July 13, 1979, in Arlington, where he had lived for the past five years.

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

Cindy A. Eubanks

ARLINGTON -- Cindy Ann Eubanks, 20, an automotive assembler, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Arlington.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial: Johnson Station Cemetery in Arlington. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Cindy Eubanks was born June 2, 1976, in Barre, Vt. She moved to Texas as a small child and grew up in Texas. She was a graduate of Sam Houston High School in 1994. She was an employee of Lear Manufacturing Company.

Survivors: Mother, Jocelyn Bird of Arlington; father, Cary Eubank of Weatherford.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Firmin M. Fiolle

GRANBURY -- Firmin Mason Fiolle, 91, died Friday, March 21, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: was at 2 p.m. Monday in Mound Valley Cemetery in Thomas, Okla.

Firmin Mason Fiolle was born to Frank and Lavina Fiolle on Dec. 4, 1905, in Thomas, where he grew up. He served in the Navy and built radio towers for the Civil Aeronautics Administration, retiring in 1977. He had been a farmer and rancher for the last several years. He was a ham radio operator.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Anna Mae "Faw" Fiolle.

Survivors: Sisters, Loraine McKee of San Francisco, Calif., and Cecile Therialt of Yukon, Okla.

Lockstone Funeral Home
Thomas, Okla., (405) 661-2324

Della F. Gann

NOCONA -- Della Frances Gann, 86, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Jerry Woods Funeral Home in Nocona. Burial: Nocona Cemetery.

Della Gann was born Jan. 1, 1911, in Okmulgee, Okla.

Survivors: Son, A.D. Gann of Nocona; daughters, Lois Towery, Virginia Gann and Frances Debord, all of Nocona; sisters, Ivy and Babe; brother, O.D. Greenwood of Van; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 16 great- great-grandchildren.

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

Luzon D. Gilfillan

FORT WORTH -- Luzon D. Gilfillan, 88, a homemaker, died Thursday, March 20, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: was Monday, March 24, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Burial: IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield, Iowa.

Luzon Gulfillan was born Feb. 27, 1909, in Milton, Iowa. She had been a resident of Fort Worth since 1996. She was a member of Tri-T and the Eastern Star.

Survivors: Daughter, Gil Oakes of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Tim Oakes and Luzon Thompson, both of Fort Worth, and Stephanie Boswell of Savannah, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren.

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

David V. Gonzalez Sr.

FORT WORTH -- David Victor Gonzalez Sr., 79, a retired U.S. Steel employee, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

David Victor Gonzalez Sr. was born in Fort Worth on Dec. 23, 1917. He retired from U.S. Steel (formerly Cyclone Fence) after 47 1/2 years' service.

Survivors: Wife, Claudia Gonzalez of Fort Worth; sons, Don Gonzalez of Fort Worth and David Gonzalez Jr. of Weldon, Calif.; sisters, Elvira Renfro and Florence G. Martinez, both of Fort Worth; and two grandchildren.

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

Edna E. Harp

FORT WORTH -- Edna Earl Harp, 86, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Grand Prairie nursing home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Eastview Cemetery in Vernon.

Edna Harp was born Feb. 8, 1911, in De Queen, Ark.

Survivors: Sons, Jimmy Harp of Tyler and Jerry Harp and Tommy Harp, both of Chandler; daughter, Peggy Miller of Lake Dallas; brother, Kenneth Woods of Amarillo; sisters, Leona Williams of Fort Worth and Joann Britton of Cresson; seven grandchildren; 24 great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

W.D. Holliday

WALNUT SPRINGS -- W.D. "Bill" Holliday, 76, a retired rancher, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Temple.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Walnut Springs Baptist Church. Graveside service: 5 p.m. Wednesday in Simpson Cemetery near Gorman.

W.D. "Bill" Holliday was born June 6, 1920, near Gorman.

Survivors: Wife, Bessie Holliday of Walnut Springs; son, Robbie Holliday of Austin; and daughter, Peggy Trotter of Walnut Springs.

Lawson Funeral Home
Meridian, (817) 435-2792

Leonard R. Killough

FORT WORTH -- Leonard R. Killough, 69, a heavy equipment operator, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Leonard R. Killough was born July 26, 1927, in Coolidge.

He was an Army veteran who received the Purple Heart. He retired from the city of Fort Worth after 33 years. He was a member of Haltom City Masonic Lodge No. 1331.

Survivors: Wife, Dorothy Killough of Fort Worth; sons, Tommy Johnson of Fort Worth and Ray Killough of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughters, Carolyn Crews of Fort Worth, Lucille Lee of Bowie and Rene Martin of Fort Worth; sisters, Edna Hansen of Fort Worth and Laura Mullenix of Azle; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

William O. King

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

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Nazarene. Burial: Breckenridge Cemetery. Rev. Houston Myers will officiate.

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

He married Winnie Wilson in 1929 in LaMesa, Calif. He was a steam operator for the Air Force at Norton AFB for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and a Navy veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Winnie King of Breckenridge; daughter, Faye Allen of LaMesa, Calif.; son, Linford Manuel King of Fort Worth; sisters, Thelma Dillion and Lucy Folinger, both of Banning, Calif.; brother, Oran King of Beaumont, Calif.; nine grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren.

Melton Funeral Home
Breckenridge, (817) 559-3311

Frank Lynch

CLEBURNE -- Frank Lynch, 81, retired superintendent of the Fort Worth ISD roofing department, died Monday, March 24, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Frank Lynch was born Jan. 27, 1916, in Alvarado.

Survivors: Wife, Bonnie Ruth Lynch of Cleburne; sons, Maj. Gen. Don Lynch, (USMC, Ret.) and Dale F. Lynch of Fort Worth; daughters, Glenda Carlock of Joshua and Carolyn Schlee of Fort Worth; brothers, Eddie Lynch of Itasca, Alvin Lynch of Reno, Nev., and Earl Lynch of Hillsboro; sister, Allie Mae Farquhar of Itasca; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

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.

Gene Armond Malone Sr. 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

Lisa M. Maples

EVERMAN -- Lisa M. Maples, 33, a homemaker, died Monday, March 24, 1997, in Everman.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Lisa Maples was born Aug. 21, 1963, in Ventura, Calif. She attended school at J.T. Stevens Elementary, Wedgwood Middle School and Southwest High School in Fort Worth. She also attended Del-Mar College in Corpus Christi. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church.

God saw you getting tired,
And a cure was not to be,
So he put his arms around you
And whispered, "Come with me."
With tearful eyes we watched you
And saw you pass away.
And though we love you dearly,
We could not make you stay.
A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands were put to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the best.

She was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Mary I. Lunday, Julia A. Maples, and grandfather, Henry M. Maples.

Survivors: Sons, Joseph M. DeSantis and Christopher A. DeSantis; mother, Jane Maples of Fort Worth; father and stepmother, Freddie and Barbara Maples of Weatherford; brothers, Kurt Maples of The Colony, Matt Maples of Fort Worth, and Hoyt Smith of Plano; sisters, Lori Cherry of Cleburne, Cindy Meisinger of Fort Worth, and Susan Smith of Washington; grandfather, Les Lockaby of Fort Worth; children's father, Mario A. DeSantis of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and wonderful friends.

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

Leon A. McTee Jr.

GRAND PRAIRIE -- Leon Artie McTee Jr., 65, a metal bonder for LTV who retired after 42 years of service, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lakeview Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Burial: Southland Memorial Park.

Leon Artie McTee Jr. was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Blue Ridge.

Survivors: Wife, LaVonne McTee; sons, Paul McTee and fiance, Wanema, Davis, of Grand Prairie and Jeff and wife, Paula McTee, of Hawaii; daughter, Laurie Cruz of Grand Prairie; brother, Billy Joe and wife, Barbara McTee; sister, Carol and husband, Jim Nowlin; and three grandchildren.

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

June Moore

FORT WORTH -- June Marie Moore, 46, a homemaker, died Saturday, March 22, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home. Pastor Mike Miles will officiate. Burial: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

June Marie Moore was born May 30, 1950, in Wolfe City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tex Moore, in 1996.

Survivors: Brother, Mack Junior Mitchell of Fort Worth; sisters, Delores Miller, Patsy Mitchell, Patricia Elders, Barbara Martin and Brenda Wilcoxson, all of Fort Worth; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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

Anna B. Morris

GUSTINE -- Anna B. Morris, 71, a homemaker, died Monday, March 24, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial: Siloam Cemetery.

Anna B. Morris was born Dec. 21, 1925, in Selma, Ind. She was a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors: Husband, Harlan Morris of Gustine; sons, Jerry Lee Morris and wife, Jan, of Fort Worth and Edward Morris and wife, Geneva, of Sanger; daughters, Shirley McKee of Gustine and Judy Smith and husband, Bill, of Arlington; brother, Clifford Hyatt of Jackson, Miss., sisters, Leona Brouse of Columbia City, Ind., and Laura Holt of Orlando, Fla.; ten grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531

Ira R. Moss

RIVER OAKS -- Ira R. "Mo" Moss, 48, a tool maker for Lockheed, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Biggers Funeral Home. Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur.

Ira R. "Mo" Moss was born Feb. 23, 1949, in Fort Worth. Mr. Moss was a lifelong area resident and had attended Lake Worth High School. He served in the Army and received a Purple Heart during his service in Vietnam.

Mr. Moss worked as a tool maker for General Dynamics-Lockheed for 17 years. His hobbies were photography and boating.

Survivors: Closest friend, Cynthia Miner of Fort Worth; daughters, Christina Michelle Moss of Fort Worth; brothers and sisters, Judy Taylor of Fort Worth, John Moss of Everman, Sharon Freeland of Benbrook, Sheila Spears of Weatherford, David Moss of Fort Worth and Stacey Gordilla of Fort Worth; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

Ora F. Pack

HUCKABAY -- Ora Faye Pack, 62, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home. Burial: Lowell Cemetery.

Ora Faye Pack was born Sept. 8, 1934, in Gladewater. She was a member of Huckabay Baptist Church.

Mrs. Pack was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Joe Pack, on July 11, 1988.

Survivors: Three sons; two daughters; her mother; three brothers; two sisters; and 10 grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Joe V. Parsley

GEORGETOWN -- Joe V. Parsley, 100, a retired farmer and rancher, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Joe V. Parsley was born March 12, 1897. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Chad Y. Butler, in 1994.

Survivors: Wife of 77 years, Mattie Elva Parsley; daughters, Louise Ray of Georgetown, Evelyn Daniel of Rendon and Melba Butler of Keller; brothers, William Parsley of Lake Worth and Horace Parsley of Fulton, Mo.; and seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild .

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

Stephen Peterson

FORT WORTH -- Stephen Ray Peterson, 40, a tree trimmer, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Skyvue Cemetery.

Stephen Ray Peterson was born Oct. 6, 1956. Survivors: Mother, Eileen Casey of Fort Worth; sisters, Judy Robling of Belton, Mo.; and brothers, Dean Peterson, Brian Peterson and Donald Thomas, all of Fort Worth.

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

James D. Richey

GRAHAM -- James Douglas Richey, 72, a retired produce truck driver, died Sunday, March, 23, 1997, at a Lake Worth nursing center.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ash Creek Cemetery in Azle.

James Douglas Richey was born May 11, 1924, in Cold Springs.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Louise Ross

CUERO -- Louise Davidson Meadows Ross, 87, a retired teacher, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Freund Funeral Home. Burial: Hillside Cemetery.

Louise Davidson Meadows Ross was born Sept. 2, 1909, in Fort Worth.

Memorials: American Cancer Fund.

Freund Funeral Home
Cuero, (512) 275-2343

Daphna B. Smith

AZLE -- Daphna B. Smith, 81, a retired classroom teacher, died, Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Church of Fort Worth. Burial: Ash Creek Cemetery.

Daphna B. Smith was born Dec. 26, 1915, in Decatur and grew up in Paradise. She attended North Texas Teachers College and received her masters degree in education. She taught in Paradise, Poolville, Boyd and Springtown schools as well as Lake Worth ISD, where she retired in the late 1970s.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Ernest Drue Smith Sr., in June, 1976.

Survivors: Son, Mr. Ernest D. Smith Jr. of Benbrook; sisters, Mrs. Imogene James, Mrs. Bernice Tyler and Mrs. Wilma Hague, all of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Mrs. Kerry Rios of Fort Worth; and great-grandson, Luis Alexander Rios of Fort Worth.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

Andrew John Sustala

FORT WORTH -- Andrew John Sustala, 79, a heavy equipment operator, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Andrew Sustala was born May 28, 1917, in Abbott.

He was married 59 years and worked as a heavy equipment operator for Tarrant County Precinct No. 4 for 25 years. He was a member of Union Local No. 819. He lived in Fort Worth about 55 years, living in West prior to coming to Fort Worth. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Wife, Annie A. Sustala of Blue Mound; son, Jerry Sustala of Fort Worth; daughter, Margie Turner of Provo, Utah; brother, Raymond Sustala of Abbott; sister, Hattie Pavelka of Corsicana; and grandchildren, Clayton Sustala, Stacy Lynn Sustala, Judson Sustala, Roman Milner and Gwendolyn Milner.

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

J.C. Tanner

FORT WORTH -- J.C. Tanner, 76, a retired construction contractor, passed away Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Temple Baptist Church. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Pallbearers wil be nephews: Bennie Boyd, Jim Gordon, Kenneth Langley, Kevin Boyd, grandson-in-law, Shelby Pierce, and son-in-law, Dell Campbell.

J.C. Tanner was born June 5, 1920, in Corsicana, Texas, to Johnson and Mary Tanner, and was raised in Frost, Texas. He had lived in Fort Worth for 55 years. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and Papaw and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Tanner, and a daughter, Nancy Tanner Campbell.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Eugenia "Bea" Tanner; son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Tanner; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Clifford McCullough; granddaughters and grandson-in-law, Tammy McCullough, Kim Ramos and Gina and Shelby Pierce; grandson, Jason McCullough; and great-granddaughter, Katelon Ramos.

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

Dean Tarpley

JOSHUA -- Dean Tarpley, 52, a cabinet maker, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Caddo Cemetery in Johnson County. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Dean Tarpley was born April 3, 1944, in Bowie. He had worked at McDaniel Cabinets in Cleburne for 10 years.

Survivors: Wife, Glenda Tarpley of Joshua; son, Brad Tarpley of Cleburne; daughter, Stephanie Gravit of Oklahoma; stepsons, Ronald Lippard Jr. of Fort Worth and Chris Woodard of Joshua; stepdaughters, Laura Martin of Virginia and Tammy Lippard of Joshua; brother, Tommy Tarpley of Panhandle; sisters, Loretta Stokes of North Little Rock, Ark., Barbara Tuenge of Burleson and Diane McDaniel of Cleburne; two grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.

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

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: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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; stepsons, Ruben Delgadillo of Hurst and Martin Herrera of Fort Worth; daughters, Margaret Rosalez of Crowley and Dorothy Vallejo of Fort Worth; stepdaughters, 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

Robert E. Tucker

BURLESON -- Robert Edmond Tucker, 64, a retired janitor, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at his home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home. Burial: Bethesda Cemetery in Johnson County.

Robert Edmond Tucker was born Sept. 1, 1932, in Burleson. He retired from the Burleson school district after 32 years' service.

Survivors: Wife, Laverne Tucker of Burleson; son, Robert Gene Tucker Sr. of Crowley; daughters, Marsha Lane Swindell of Alvarado and Judy Gail Rainey and Martha Tucker, both of Burleson; brothers, Hershel Tucker of White Settlement and Roy Tucker and Jimmy Joe Tucker, both of Burleson; sister, Anna Pearl Hemby of Alvarado; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Baumgardner Funeral Home
Crowley, 297-1116

John Loyd Wood

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

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

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 of the Austin Personnel Association and past president of the 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 Raif of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

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