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Published August 12, 1996

Inez Alexander
Funeral: Noon Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. 

Memorials: Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital in Tacoma, Wash.

Inez Alexander was born Dec. 31, 1921, in South Prairie, Wash.

She was a member of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Tacoma, She was a member of Tacoma Orthopedic Association. She served on Board of Directors of Orthopedic Association. She was devoted to the children of the Mary Bridge Children's Hospital.

She was preceded in death by husband, Vernon Roy Alexander in 1954.

Survivors: Son-in-law, Rondald Lusk; daughter, Elizabeth Lusk; granddaughter, Brenda Dawn Lusk; and various aunts, uncles and cousins.

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

Movelda V. Allison
LAKE BRIDGEPORT -- Movelda Viola Allison, 85, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: Allison Cemetery in Lake Bridgeport. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Officiating: Ray Cook, Jr.

Movelda Allison was born May 7, 1911, in Paradise. She was a member of the Carpenter Street Church of Christ.

Survivors: Sons, Harold Allison of Bridgeport and Floyd Allison of Weatherford; daughter, Helen Stamper of Clarksville; brothers, W.D. "Pete" Read of Paradise and George Read of Ruidoso, N.M.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Ernestine E. Biggs
AZLE -- Ernestine E. Biggs, 70, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. today. Family will be present from 6 to 8 tonight.

Ernestine E. Biggs was born Oct. 8, 1925, in San Francisco. She was a beloved and dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was raised in the Catholic Church and attended Eagle Mountain Baptist Church. Mrs. Biggs loved athletics and her favorite teams were the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys. She was a longtime Azle resident.

She was preceded in death by husband, John H. Biggs in 1988.

Survivors: Sons, Robert L. Biggs of Bedford, Ricky W. Biggs of Watauga, and David W. Biggs of Haltom City; daughters, Linda Ramirez of Azle and Susan McGee of Weatherford; 11 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Nola J. Brown
FORT WORTH -- Nola Jackson Brown, 77, a retired nurse's aide for Harris Hospital, died Thursday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greater St. Paul Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors.

Nola Brown, born Sept. 30, 1918, in Navarro County, worked at Harris Hospital 20 years. She was a member of Greater St. Paul Baptist Church.

Survivors: Daughters, Vera Jackson Harris and Starling Jackson McQueen, both of Fort Worth; brothers, J.W. Graham of Fort Worth and William Graham of Dallas; sisters, Mrs. Ola Johnson and Mrs. Vivian Darden, both of Fort Worth; uncle, Rev. Bill Hardeman of Oakland, Calif.; six grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

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

Francis J. Chabre
FORT WORTH -- Francis J. Chabre, 78, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died Sunday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 9 a.m. Wednesday at University United Methodist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson's Harveson and Cole Funeral Home.

Memorials: University United Methodist Organ Fund or American Cancer Society.

Francis Chabre was born Oct. 1, 1917, in Kalispell, Mont. He was a member of University United Methodist Church and the Kum Double Class. He also was a Meals on Wheels volunteer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Corinne S. Chabre.

Survivors: Son, Jerry Chabre of Park Hills, Ky.; daughters, Irene Harrison of Williamsport, Pa., and Margie Chabre of Austin; grandchildren, Leah and Jacob Harrison; and brother, Martin Chabre of Tuscon, Ariz.

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

Austin E. Clouser
SALT LAKE CITY -- Austin Eugene "Rocky" Clouser, 65, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died Aug. 5 in Salt Lake City after a long illness.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Heart Association, Diabetes Association, or charity of choice.

Mr. Clouser was born Aug. 18, 1930, in Wiconisco, Pa. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8235 and a member of American Legion Post 626.

Survivors: Wife, Elizabeth Ann Clouser of Salt Lake City; son and daughter-in- law, Robert Eugene Clouser and Traci Clouser of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Olivia Jane Clouser of Fort Worth; and stepchildren, Marty Rowan of Roanoke, Ryck Rowan of Wenatchee, Wash., Ann Senst of Phoenix, Allan Mackenzie of Seattle, Neil Mackenzie of Fort Worth and Mary Mackenzie of Bound Brook, N.J.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Alpheus Cole
LUBBOCK -- Alpheus "Al" Cole, 85, who retired from Ayerst Pharmaceutical, died Friday in Lubbock.

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

Mr. Cole was born July 17, 1912, in Henderson. He was a member of Richland Hills Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Oneta Cole of Lubbock; brother, Lonnie Cole of Henderson; sisters, Ruth Mill of Yoakum, Annie Lee King of Henderson and Fannie Martin of Kingwood.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Orlena E. Dorman
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Orlena Elizabeth "Beth" Dorman, 70, a retired accounting manager for Southwestern Bell Telephone, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Orlena Dorman was born Sept. 30, 1925, in Crockett. After 28 years of service, she retired from Southwestern Bell in 1981. She was a member of Daughters of the Republic, James Butler Bonham Chapter and Jamestown Society.

Survivors: Brother, Calvin Dorman of Grand Prairie; sister, Emily Dorman of Grand Prairie; and nephew, Calvin Dorman of Lewisville.

Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home
Grand Prairie, (214) 263-7200

Sam Dougherty
FORT WORTH -- Sam Dougherty, 67, a former personnel adviser for Catholic Charities, died Saturday in Benbrook.

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

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Sam Dougherty was born July 16, 1929, in Stuttgart, Ark. He had lived in Fort Worth since 1940. He worked as Director of Job Placement for Catholic Charities, retiring in 1994. He was a graduate of Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary and a member of Riverside Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Stephen Dougherty of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter, Susan Booth of New Albany, Ind.; brother, Wayne Dougherty of North Richland Hills; sister, Conna Lee Johnson of Fort Worth; and two grandchildren.

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

William P. Dunnam
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- William Paul Dunnam, 52, died Wednesday in Henderson.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Dunnam was born May 1, 1944, in Pamona, Calif.

Survivors: Son, Tommy Dunnam of Fort Worth; mother, Mary Ruth Strother of Las Vegas; two brothers, Robert Gary Dunnam and Raymond Joe Dunnam, both of Fort Worth; and sister, Terry Thompson of Las Vegas.

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

Gladys L.P. Earnest
FORT WORTH -- Gladys Lee Parsons Earnest, a retired employee of Pete Brewer Distributing Co., died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Annetta Cemetery in Parker County.

Gladys Lee Parsons Earnest was born in Parker County at Parsons Station and attended Weatherford schools. She was a retired employee of Pete Brewer Distributing Co. and a member of the Christ the King Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Survivors: Husband, Forrest B. Earnest of Fort Worth; daughter, Sally Jane Thompson of Fort Worth; granddaughters and sons-in-law, Kimberley Anne and John T. Morgan of Benbrook and Christine Lynn and Michael Lachman of Burleson; and great-grandson, Cole Ashton Lachman of Burleson.

Cotten-Bratton Funeral Chapel
Weatherford, (817) 594-2711

Joe D. Ellington
ARLINGTON -- Joe Douglas Ellington, 54, an insurance broker for Alexander & Alexander Inc., died Friday in Arlington.

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

Memorials: Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, 5001 LBJ Freeway, Dallas 75244.

Mr. Ellington was born Nov. 4, 1941, in Matton, Ill. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Arlington.

Survivors: Wife of 35 years, Judi Ellington of Arlington; son and daughter-in- law, Steve Douglas Ellington and Amy of Arlington; daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and Rob Laffoon of Plano, and Kristine and Sam Timmerman of Fort Worth; brothers, David and Robert Ellington, both of Grand Island, Neb.; two grandchildren, Alec Laffoon of Plano, and Connor Douglas Ellington of Arlington; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Orvel R. Ernst III
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Orvel Randolph Ernst III, 22 days, died Saturday in Dallas.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.

Memorials: Children's Medical Center.

Orvel Randolph Ernst III was born July 19 in Dallas.

Randy, beloved son and grandson, so tiny, yet touched his nurses, doctors, family and friends in such a mighty way.

Survivors: Parents, Randy and Christy Ernst of Grand Prairie; grandparents, Roy and Colleen Rodgers of Euless, Randy and Jennifer Ernst of Grand Prairie, and Debbie and Dale Sentz of Hurst; and a host of friends and family.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Billy R. Evans
AZLE -- Billy Ray Evans, 2, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home in Azle. Burial: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Billy Evans was born June 27, 1994, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, Thomas and Robbie Farquhar of Azle; sisters, Sally Ramirez of San Diego and Rachel Farquhar of Azle; grandmother, Elva Williams of Breckenridge; grandparents, Herman and Ruby Farquhar of Ponder; and nephew, Jesse Ramirez of San Diego.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

David H. Gibson
KELLER -- David H. Gibson, 85, a retired grocer, died Saturday at a Grapevine hospital after a long illness.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Keller. Burial: Grove Hill in Dallas. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Lucas Funeral Home in Grapevine.

David Gibson was born June 11, 1911, in Walnut Springs. He graduated from Walnut Springs High. He started his career as a butcher with Safeway Stores in Cleburne, moving to Jacksboro in 1938 where he managed the Safeway Store there 20 years. While in Jacksboro, he coached the high school football team two years during World War II, was a member and deacon in the Baptist Church and a member of the school board and the Lions Club. He was active in Girl Scout work and fund raising for the Boy Scouts.

He came to Keller in 1962, and operated two small grocery stores and built the first supermarket, known as Gibson's Grocery, later changed to Food Fare on North Main.

Survivors: Wife, Ann Gibson of Keller; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce Gibson Roach and her husband, Claude, of Keller; grandchildren, Darrell Roach of Keller and Delight Roach Hardee of Fort Worth; and great-grandson, Trey Roach of Keller.

Lucas Funeral Home
Grapevine, 488-7566

Josephine L. Higgins
AZLE -- Josephine L. Higgins, 61, a homemaker, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at White's Funeral Home in Azle.

Josephine L. Higgins was born May 26, 1935, in Jonesboro, Ark.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Pearl B. Hutcheson
ITASCA -- Pearl Billings Hutcheson, 88, a homemaker, died Saturday at a Grandview nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clayton Kay Funeral Home in Itasca. Burial: Itasca Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pearl Billings Hutcheson was born July 24, 1908, in Red Oak.

Clayton Kay Funeral Home
Itasca, (817) 687-2371

Thomas K. Hutchins, Jr.
FORT WORTH -- Thomas K. Hutchins, Jr., 85, a retired Federal Aviation Administration pilot inspector, died Friday at a local nursing facility.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery.

Thomas K. Hutchins, Jr. was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Mabank.

Survivors: Daughters, Nancy Hutchins and Suzanne Foster; brother, W. A. Hutchins; and grandchild, Stephanie Hill.

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

Bessie C. Johnson
ARLINGTON -- Bessie Cook Johnson, 83, a retired school teacher, died Sunday in Arlington.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Arlington. Burial: San Marcos City Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at Arlington Funeral Home.

Memorials: First United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Bessie Johnson was born Dec. 26, 1912, in Houston. She had been a resident of Arlington since June 1980, and was a former resident of Ingram and Mansfield. She taught in the Hunt School District for more than 12 years. She founded the Johnson Private School in Arlington/Mansfield in 1952, totaling 49 years in the teaching profession. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington and a member of the Friendship Wesley Class. She participated in many volunteer programs in Arlington and was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors: Son, Forrest D. Johnson of North Richland Hills; daughters, Karen L. Kennedy of Arlington and Marjorie L. Warner of Midlothian; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division St., 548-1791

Alene F. Lester
NORMAN, Okla. -- Alene F. Lester, 77, a retired Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary day- care worker, died Saturday, in Oklahoma City.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Cook Fort Worth Children's Medical Center.

Alene F. Lester was born Oct. 12, 1918, in Rule. She was a former member of Travis Avenue and South Park Baptist Churches in Fort Worth. She was a longtime Fort Worth resident.

She was preceded in death by husband, Stacy R. Lester; daughter, Patricia Lester Secoy; grandson, Jason Secoy; sister, Pearl Fryer; and brothers, Leonard and Paul Florence.

Survivors: Son, Stacy Lester of San Angelo; daughter, Helen Hull of Norman, Okla.; grandchildren, Steven Hull of Norman, Diane Secoy Bean of Hurst, Amy Hull Chazarreta of Fort Worth, Michael Secoy of San Diego, Calif., Brooks Hull of Norman, and James Lester, Daniel Lester and Timothy Lester, all of San Angelo; and great-grandchildren, J. J. Chazarreta, Kelvin Chazarreta, Holly Bean, Mathew Bean, Tyler Grissom, and Blake Hull.

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

Billie R. Magnussen
FORT WORTH -- Billie Ritchie Magnussen, 88, a homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Girls Service League, 6040 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth 76116.

Billie Magnussen was born March 3, 1908, to Robert and Susan Ritchie in Fort Worth. Billie was a graduate of Central High in Fort Worth. She was a member of University Christian Church and Girls Service League of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Husband of 62 years, Harro Magnussen of Fort Worth; sons, Mark H. Magnussen of Manassas, Va., and William R. Magnussen of Fort Worth; sister- in-law, Ethel Ritchie of Houston; granddaughters, Lynne Thompson of Fort Worth, Melissa Wallace of Singapore, Laura Magnussen of Fort Worth and Tracey Magnussen of Manassas, Va.; great-granddaughters, Sarah Beth and Mary Alice Thompson, both of Fort Worth; nieces, Dorothy Cox of Houston and Susan Harrison of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Lela F. Martin
KILLEEN -- Lela Frances Martin, 73, a homemaker, died Saturday at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mound Baptist Church in Mound. Burial: Mound Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Martin's Funeral Home in Granbury.

Lela Francis Martin was born Mar. 18, 1923, in Lampasas.

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

Maxine E. McDonald
FORT WORTH -- Maxine Elliott McDonald, 88, a retired R.E. Cox Department Store worker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: All Saints Episcopal Church.

Maxine McDonald was born April 25, 1908, in Vermillion, S.D.

She had been a resident of Fort Worth for 32 years and was an employee of R. E. Cox Department Store until she retired. She graduated from Vermillion High School in 1926 and was married in 1928 to Horace Edmund "Burke" McDonald, also of Vermillion. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in South Dakota.

Her husband preceded her in death in 1964. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Charles Felix and Luella Davenport Vincent, and three sisters, Frances Anderson, Lorraine Sullivan and Louise Lennon, all of Vermillion, S.D.; and her son-in-law, John L. Keffer of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Daughter, Polly Keffer of Fort Worth; sister, Betty Hutchings of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; grandchildren: Affectionately called "Gram" she was a special grandmother to her four grandchildren, Nancy Kay Keffer of Fort Worth, John Ross Keffer of Houston, Thomas Scott Keffer, Mary Lynn Keffer Powell, both of Dallas; and her five great- grandchildren, Cameron Burke, Colton Lindsay Keffer, both of Houston, Elizabeth Marie, Thomas Scott Keffer Jr. and Kelsey Alexandra Powell, all of Dallas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Kendle R. Molyneaux
FORT WORTH -- Kendle Richard "Moly" Molyneaux, 85, owner of Ridglea Hardware, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at the sancutary of First Presbyterian Church. Burial: Private.

Officiants: Rev. John Elliot, Rev. G. Palmer Bowers and Dr. Clifford Williams. Memorials: Salvation Army; American Hospice; or a charity of choice.

Mr. Molyneaux was born March 18, 1911, in Oxford, Ohio. He graduated from Culver Military Academy in Indiana, attended Purdue University where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity and also attended Texas Christian University. He was a former elder of Ridglea Presbyterian Church and was a charter member and elder of Runaway Bay Community Church. He was past district governor of Rotary District 5790; a 44-year member and past president of the Rotary Club of Western Fort Worth. He received the Rotary Club's Paul Harris Foundation Award. He was also a member of Ridglea Country Club and Runaway Bay Country Club. He was an avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Molyneaux Norman.

Survivors: Wife, Jean Peirson Molyneaux of Fort Worth; son, John Molyneaux of Fort Worth; son-in-law and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Norman of Runaway Bay; grandchildren, Mary Norman of Seattle, Wash., Kendle W. Norman of Bedford, Tamara Norman Hess, and her husband, Bradley, of Evergreen, Colo., and John S. Norman of Spokane, Wash.; and sister, Viola Ford of Tucson, Ariz.

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

Clifford R. Nunley
FORT WORTH -- Clifford R. Nunley, 73, a retired senior tool engineer supervisor in aircraft, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. today at Greenwood Funeral Home. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Nunley was born Aug. 28, 1922, in Moran, and was a Fort Worth resident 55 years. He was a graduate of Texas Christian University and worked at General Dynamics 33 years.

Mr. Nunley was a member of the Church of Christ. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge No. 1184, the Scottish Rite and Shrine.

Survivors: Wife, Jacqueline "Jackie" Nunley of Fort Worth; son and daughter- in-law, Rodney and Ann Nunley of Arlington; brother, Jim Nunley of Austin; sisters, Maurene Greenlee of Fort Worth and Nell Carter of Seminole; grandchild, Eric Nunley of Arlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Gene E. Patterson
MERIDIAN -- Gene E. Patterson, 59, who was retired from the military, died Saturday in Meridian.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Burial: Meridian Cemetery.

Gene E. Patterson was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Meridian.

Lawson Funeral Home
Meridian, (817) 435-2792

Ara D.B. Rutherford
FORT WORTH -- Ara Denzil Busby Rutherford, 92, a retired inspector for Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: Christ Haven.

Pallbearers: Ed Young, L.G. Lacy, Gene Kile, Don Cobb, Don Burkett and James Byers.

Ara Denzil Busby Rutherford was born Oct. 24, 1903, in Wagonner. She was a member of South Side Church of Christ.

She was the widow of Ulysses Lonzo Rutherford, and was also preceded in death by her son, Oren B. Rutherford.

Survivors: Daughter, Robbie Rutherford of Fort Worth; grandson, David Rutherford of Fort Worth; and granddaughter, Susanne Kay Rutherford of Michigan Center, Mich.

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

Bill L. Sherman
ARLINGTON -- Bill L. Sherman, 70, an accountant, died Saturday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Johnson Station Cemetery in Arlington.

Mr. Sherman was born Oct. 25, 1925, in Enid, Okla., and was a resident of Arlington for 12 years. He was a retired accountant and retail store owner.

Survivors: Wife, Jeannine Sherman of Arlington; son, Daniel M. Sherman of Grand Prairie; daughters, Linda Cashman of Haverhill, Mass., Janna Hoback of Canton, Mich., and Cindy Gass of Dallas; 11 grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Jack D. Smart
DALLAS -- Jack Donald Smart, 62, a commercial artist, died Thursday in Dallas.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. today at Wildwood Chapel. Burial: Restland Memorial Park.

Memorials: Visiting Nurse's Association.

Mr. Smart was born May 27, 1934, in Weatherford.

Restland Funeral Home
Dallas, (214) 238-7111

Emma Mabel Spears
CLEBURNE -- Emma Mabel Spears, 84, a homemaker, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Burleson. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Burleson.

Emma Mabel Spears was born Nov. 18, 1911, in the Hickory Grove Community near Kilgore. She was a resident of the Bethesda Community near Burleson for more than 65 years, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Burleson. She was preceded in death by husband, John Thomas Spears in 1973. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a generous and devoted friend to all who knew her.

Survivors: Daughters, Margaret Lowrey, Yvonne Mooney, Jonnie Snow, and Becky Revels, all of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Pamela Mooney Conders, Charles Mooney III, Jennifer Revels, and Michelle Snow; and great-grandchildren, Caitlin Margaret Conders, Emma Brigid Conders, and Charles Brandon Mooney.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Ingrid G. Szovak
RICHLAND HILLS -- Ingrid Gudrun Szovak, 55, a lab technician, died Saturday in Richland Hills.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Peace Lutheran Church. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers: Donations to the Susan G. Kommen Breast Cancer Foundation, (214) 450-1777.

Ingrid Gudrun Szovak was born Aug. 27, 1940, in Heidelberg, Germany.

Survivors: Husband, Bela Szovak of Richland Hills; son, Kenneth Lytle of Richland Hills; daughters, Grace Clark and husband, Kim, of Hurst, and Dorothy Lytle of Fort Worth; mother, Sophie Echner of Germany; and brother, Gunter Echner of Germany.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Frances Trujillo
FORT WORTH -- Frances Trujillo, 91, a homemaker, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Frances Trujillo was born May 11, 1905, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Guardian of the Blessed Sacrament, Corazon de Maria Society and Northside Senior Citizens.

Survivors: Sons, Rudolph Trujillo and Carlos Trujillo, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Mary Lou Magallon, Olivia Briseno, Rachel Huizar and Carmen Vasquez, all of Fort Worth; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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

Marta von Hary
FORT WORTH -- Marta von Hary, 76, a homemaker, died Friday at a nursing home.

Memorial service: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.

Marta von Hary was born Feb. 16, 1920, in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.

Survivors: Sisters, Frances von Hary Orr of Fort Worth and Eva von Bojarszky of Austria; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

The Memorial Chapel
1207 S. Cherry Lane, 246-4988

Imogene Watkins
ARLINGTON -- Imogene Watkins, 74, a homemaker, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial: Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association.

Imogene Watkins was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Fort Worth. She was a member of the American Rose Society and a charter member of the Mid-Cities Rose Society. She wrote for the South Central District Rose Society newsletter and was past president of the Texas Rose Society. She was a longtime rose show judge and loved giving programs for garden clubs. She was also a member of Arlington Gem and Mineral Club and Bluebonnet Tole Painters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R.G. Watkins, and her twin brother, Eugene Bickley.

Survivors: Sons, Michael Watkins and his wife, Judy, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Kenneth Watkins of Arlington; daughter, Sandra and her husband, James Greenwood, of Arlington; stepmother, Berta Bickley of Keene; grandchildren, Kelley Greenwood, Kerry Gonzalez and her husband, Raul Gonzalez, Scott Watkins, Brad Watkins, Kim Greenwood, Charles Watkins, Karen Greenwood, Shadden Watkins, Tucker Watkins and Logan Watkins; great- grandchildren, Andrew and Patrick Gonzalez and London Williams; nephew, Gene Bickley; and nieces, Jeanette McClain and Ann Fowler.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Elinor A. Wilcox
ALEDO -- Elinor Ann Wilcox, 65, a photographer, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Chapel. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Cancer Society; Sloan-Kettering Foundation; and/or Susan G. Komen Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Dallas 75244.

Elinor Ann Wilcox was born Jan. 31., 1931, in San Francisco.

Survivors: Husband, Fred P. Wilcox of Aledo; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve Wilcox of Tucson, Ariz., Chuck and Kathy Wilcox of Fort Worth and Clifford and Michelle Wilcox of Ann Arbor, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Wesley and Diana Robinson of Anderson, Calif.; three grandchildren, Shannon Wilcox of Tucson, Philip Wilcox and Patrick Wilcox, both of Fort Worth; and niece, Katie Robinson of Anderson.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Mary M. Williams
MANSFIELD -- Mary M. Williams, 68, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: Mansfield Cemetery.

Mary M. Williams was born March 17, 1928, in Corsicana. She married Damon Williams on Jan. 24, 1947, in Corsicana. She was a member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lloyd "Mike" Williams, May 17, 1996.

Survivors: Husband, Damon Williams of Mansfield; grandchildren, Blaine Williams of Burleson and Shawna Bangert of Charleston, S.C.; and daughter-in-law, Jaynee Williams of Burleson.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Bill Wilson
ARLINGTON -- Bill Wilson, 70, a retired construction superintendent, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clement- Keel Funeral Home in Gainesville. Burial: Hardy Cemetery in Montague County. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Cooke County Home Hospice, PO Box 936, Gainesville 76240.

Bill Wilson was born March 15, 1926, in Freemound.

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

Sammie F. Wright
ARLINGTON -- Sammie F. Wright, 69, a retired Marine Corps gunnery sergeant, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington Funeral Home.

Sammie Wright was born April 9, 1927, in Carter County, Okla. He was a longtime Arlington resident. He retired from the Marine Corps. He served in Korea. He loved fishing and was a loving husband and father.

Survivors: Wife, Barbara Wright of Arlington; sons, Samuel Wright of Arlington, Roy E. Hahn Jr., of Niles, Ohio, and Harlan Wancik and Nicholas Wancik, both of Ravenna, Ohio; brother, Roger Wright, a Texas traveler; sister, Lelia Newmark of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

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