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MARY MC GLOTHING
1934-2001
Funeral services for Mary McGlothing, 66, of Burleson were held Tuesday, January 16 at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial was at Skyvue Cemetery.
Mrs. McGlothing died Saturday, January 13, 2001, at a local hospital. 
Mrs. McGlothing was born February 16, 1934, in Little Rock, Arkansas. She graduated valedictorian of her high school class. A devoted wife, mother and friend, she was the keeper of many hearts.
Mrs. McGlothing is survived by her husband of 30 years, Hal McGlothing; daughters, Lisa McGlothing of Fort Worth, Sharon McGlothing of Burleson, Tammy Russell of Harlingen and Leann White of Blanco; son, Guy McGlothing of Burleson; brothers, Jim Boy Rumbach of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Johnny Rumbach of Jacksonville, Florida; sister, Bobbie Tice of Burleson; grandsons, Cameron Russel and Ricky Preston White; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Harvest House in Burleson at 349 N.W. Renfro Street, Burleson, Texas 76028. 
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

\HELEN MARIE MURDOCK
1920-2001
Graveside services for Helen Marie Murdock, 80, of Keene were held Monday, January 15 at Western Heights Cemetery in Dallas. Pastor Allen Priest officiated.
Mrs. Murdock died Thursday, January 11, 2001, in Keene. She was a homemaker.
She was born February 19, 1920, in Dallas. She lived in Dallas all her life until moving to Keene in 1975. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Mrs. Murdock was preceded in death by daughter, Janice, in 1969.
She is survived by sisters, Louise Speyer and Anna Kent, both of Keene; brother, Carl Struck of Dallas; and many nieces and nephews. 
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Cleburne handled the arrangements.

JOHN LEE PERRY
1920-2001
Funeral services for John Lee Perry, 80, of Burleson were held Monday, January 15 at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Cleburne. Kern Porter and Karl Jones officiated. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne.
Mr. Perry died Friday, January 12, 2001, at Vencor Southwest Hospital. He was a retired Car Man with Santa Fe Railroad and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was born August 12, 1920, in Cleburne. Mr. Perry was a member of Central Church of Christ for 60 years and Burleson Church of Christ since March, 2000. He lived in Cleburne for 79 years and Burleson since March, 2000.
Mr. Perry was preceded in death by his mother and father, Edna and Ben A. Perry, and brother, Leonard Perry.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille Perry of Burleson; daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and M.G. Madden and Patricia and Troy Burnett, all of Burleson; grandchildren, Perry Burnett and wife, Bambi of Alvarado, Pam Burnett Lehman and husband, Steve of Houston, Phil Thomas and wife, Kathy of Burleson, and Sherri Burnett Lewis and husband, Jim of Burleson; step-grandchildren, Dianne Madden Bradshaw and husband, Todd,and Greg Madden of Granbury; great-grandchildren, Candi, Cody and Carli Burnett of Alvarado, Kristin and Jake Lehman of Houston, and Cheyanne Thomas, Casey, Garett, Apryl, Caryl Lewis of Burleson; step-great-grandchildren, Nicole Madden, Brittany Schriener, Sierra Bradshaw, Brandon Starks and Amanda Starks.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Cleburne handled the arrangements.

JOHNNIE LOU TATUM
1945-2001
Funeral services for Johnnie Lou Tatum, 55, of Burleson were held Monday, January 15 in the Chapel of Chimes in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Mrs. Tatum died Friday, January 12, 2001, in Fort Worth. She was a PBX Operator at Huguley Hospital.
She was born March 23, 1945. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Mrs. Tatum is survived by her husband, David Tatum of Burleson; children, Debra Goff and husband, Jim, Wesley Tatum and wife, Jennifer, Shawn Tatum and wife, Pamela, and Crystal Tatum; grandchildren, Kyra and Ashley Tatum, Gary Goff, Penny Chick, and David Goff; sisters, Lena Mae Reeder and husband, Oscar, Tommie Fern Sparks and husband, Ronnie; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

DANIEL NATHAN RUSSELL
Burleson--Daniel Nathan Russell, 16, a junior at Burleson High School, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 13, 2001.
Recently, our darling Daniel said that when his time came, he wanted celebrating and not crying, because he would be with Jesus. To honor his wishes, we will have his Homegoing Celebration at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 18, at Bethesda Baptist Church of Burleson, I-35 at Bethesda Road, Burleson. "For we guide our lives by faith, and not by what we see. And in this confidence we would gladly leave our home in the body, and make our home with the Lord" (2 Corinthians 5:7-8). 
Graveside Service: 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Clairette Cemetery, Clairette, Texas.
The family will receive visitors from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson.
Survivors: parents, Joe and Becky Russell, and brother, David Russell of Burleson; grandmother, Louise Mackie of Burleson; grandparents, Bill and Joyce Russell of Hico; aunts, Joyce Stewart and husband, Fred, Barbara Hartgraves and husband, Keith, Carol Palacios, all of Burleson, and Cindy Winkler of Cleburne; uncle, Tim Russell of Hico; and cousins, Ronnie Dean Plumlee, Kim Ratliff, Zach Hartgraves, Jesse Russell and Alisa Palacios. 

LITA HUDSPETH
1917-2001
Graveside services for Lita Hudspeth, 83, of Burleson will be held Saturday, January 20 in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Monsignor Hennessee of St. Ann Catholic Church in Burleson will officiate.
Mrs. Hudspeth died Thursday, January 11, 2001, at a Fort Worth hospital. She was a retired food inspector for Libby's Food Processing in California.
She was born February 6, 1917, in Ceinfugous, Cuba. She was a lifelong member of the Catholic faith.
Mrs. Hudspeth was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, in 2000.
She is survived by brother, Isiadro Lopez of Miami, Florida; nephew, Ignacio Lopez and wife of Miami; brother-in-law, David Hudspeth and wife, Wilma, of Cleburne; and nieces, Isabell Lopez of Queens, New York, Lynda H. Butler and husband, Roger, of Detroit, Michigan, Jessica H. Miller and husband, George, of Irving, and Ellen Parnell and husband, Ron, of Cleburne.
Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery are handling the arrangements. 

BETTY SMITH
1937-2001
Funeral services for Betty Smith, 63, of Burleson were held Friday, January 12 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Mrs. Smith died Wednesday, January 10, 2001, at her home. She was born March 11, 1937, in Van Zandt County to Melvin and Zenobia Taylor.
Mrs. Smith is survived by husband, Billy Ray Smith of Burleson; son, Monte Hall of Burleson; son and daughter-in-law, Rob and Penny Hall of Burleson; stepdaughter, Sabrina Smith of Fort Worth; sister, Rosa Lee of Van, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Judy Taylor of Van, Texas; one special little girl, Kaycee; several nieces and nephews; a host of friends and wonderful church families.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

MARGUERITE ELENE (ELLIE) SKINNER PRICE
1931-2001
Graveside services for Marguerite Elene (Ellie) Skinner Price, 69, of Crowley were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 10 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. 
Mrs. Price died Sunday, January 7, 2001, at a Fort Worth hospital. She was a retired electronics technician.
She was born January 31, 1931, in Sunset. She was among the first accredited female electronic technicians in the nation and was co-owner of Gene Price Radio and TV in Fort Worth. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6872 Ladies Auxiliary. A cherished wife and devoted mother to her four children, Ellie enjoyed cooking, needlework, cats and laying hens; she performed volunteer work on behalf of a variety of worthy causes.
Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husband, George E. (Gene) Price in May of 1989.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Edgar Quesnel of Show Low, Arizona; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Brenda Price of Salem, Oregon; and sons, Russ Price of Crowley and John Price of Houston; sister and brother-in-law, Marian and Derwood Johnson of Winter Haven, Florida; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous loving friends.
Baumgardner Funeral Home of Crowley handled the arrangements. 

"DUSTY" EDGAR W. BATEMAN III
1937-2000
"Dusty" Edgar W. Bateman III of Burleson passed away Sunday, December 31, 2000. Interment was at the Bateman Ranch Private Cemetery in King County, Texas.
Mr. Bateman was born February 15, 1937. He was a resident of Burleson for 24 years and was employed by Winn-Dixie for 24 years.
He is survived by his wife, Carroll Jean Bateman; two sons, Edgar Wight Bateman IV and Edgar W. Bateman V; daughter, Lacy Bateman; daughter-in-law, Wendy Bateman, all of Burleson; three brothers, James T. Bateman of Denton, Charles G. Bateman of Shamrock, Terry Lynn Bateman of Irving; sister, Carol Sue Bateman Fletcher of Burleson; and four grandchildren.
Mansell-Smith Funeral Home of Knox City, Texas handled the arrangements.

JIMMY MILLER SCHISLER
1938-2000
Jimmy Miller Schisler, 62, of Cleburne passed away Sunday, December 31, 2000, at his home. Burial was January 3 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Mr. Schisler was born October 31, 1938, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Wayne H. and Mable Schisler. His family lived in Harrah, Oklahoma for many years before moving to Keene to enroll their children in church school.
Mr. Schisler was preceded in death by one son, Gary Schisler. 
He is survived by son, Jimmy Wayne Schisler of Mesquite; two daughters, Tammy Murphy of Columbus, Indiana and Louvena Schisler of Cleburne; father and step-mother, Wayne H. and Edna Schisler of Cleburne; two brothers, Billy Wayne Schisler of Marana, Arizona and Larry K. Schisler of Cleburne; two sisters, Janet McConathy and Jeri Seiler, both of Keene; three grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

CECIL M. CRANFORD
1909-2000
Funeral services for Cecil M. Cranford, 91, of Burleson were held Saturday, December 30 at The First United Methodist Church of Burleson. Burial was at Burleson Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Cranford died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, at Huguley Memorial Medical Center. He was a Parts Manager for John Deere Dealership.
He was born September 4, 1909. He was a lifelong resident of Burleson and a member of The First United Methodist Church of Burleson. He married Willa Belle "Mallory" Cranford on March 20, 1939, in Burleson. He worked for the John Deere Dealership in Fort Worth for 45 years.
Mr. Cranford was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Willa Belle Cranford, who passed away December 2, 2000.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and LaVaun Mallory and Randy and Eileen Cranford, both of Burleson; six grandchildren, Eddie Mallory, Jackie Under-wood, Barbara Porter, Sherrie Isenberg, Darren Cranford and Steve Cranford; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Lillie Mae Allen; and one niece, Peggy Moore.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

PEGGY JOANN ELDER
1934-2000
Peggy JoAnn Elder, 66, a lifelong resident of Altus, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2000, at Tamarac Retirement Center.
Ms. Elder was born October 1, 1934, in Altus to F.H. (Hoke) and Marie (Watterson) Elder. Her grandparents were Southwest Oklahoma pioneers, settling in Indian Territory in what is now Jackson County, before statehood. She attended Altus Public Schools and graduated from Altus High School with the class of 1952. She was a bookkeeper at the Badger Oil Company in Altus, retiring after 25 years of service. She was a longtime member of the Elm and Hudson Church of Christ. She was a member of the Cancer Support Group, loved sports, played tennis, enjoyed walking and bicycling.
Ms. Elder was preceded in death by her parents, and grandparents, J.R. and Ella Elder and John and Anna Pearl Watterson.
She is survived by one brother, James R. Elder and wife, Carol, of Burleson; one sister, Ella Marie Hinson of Lawton, Oklahoma; one nephew, Russel Hinson and wife, Susan, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; two nieces, Marla Hinson of Lawton and Valerie Elder Russel and husband, Clate, of Burleson; three great nephews; two great nieces; and numerous relatives and close friends who assisted with her care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Westview Boys Home in Hollis, or the Jackson County Memorial Hospice Care.
Kincannon Funeral Home of Altus, Oklahoma handled the arrangements.

MARY DARLENE TRIPLETT
1941-2000
Graveside services for Mary Darlene Triplett, 59, of Decatur are scheduled at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 3 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. 
Mrs. Triplett died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, in Dallas. She was born September 23, 1941. 
Mrs. Triplett is survived by her husband, Morgan Triplett; daughters, Tana Copeland and partner, Robin, and Tracy Copeland; granddaughter, Maghen Berry; great-grandson, Donovan Wooldridge; brothers, Miles Short and wife, Shirley, Wilson K. Short and wife, Ola, Porter Short and wife, Beth Felker; sisters, Betty Torres and husband, Ray.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of the arrangements. 

JOHN "JOHNNY" P. EVANS, JR.
1947-2000
Funeral services for John "Johnny" P. Evans, Jr., 53, of Burleson were held Tuesday, January 2 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Mr. Evans died Wednesday, December 27, 2000, in Burleson after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He was a mechanic for the U.S. Postal Service.
Mr. Evans was born December 18, 1947. He served honorably in the Marine Corps for nine years and was awarded the Purple Heart during his tour in Vietnam. He also served as a member of the Marine Corps band. After his return home he became a member of the Marine Corps league and VFW Post 6872.
Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Evans.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Evans; daughters, April Evans and Alicia Feazell; father, J. Paul Evans; sister, Carolyn Singleton; stepdaughter, Stacy Roberts; stepsons, Don Hooks and Brandon Whitaker.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

OPAL CARTER MANNING
1915-2000
Private graveside services for Opal Carter Manning, 85, of Austin were held at the Texas State Cemetery. Mrs. Manning died December 25, 2000.
She was born Opal Irene Carter on December 8, 1915, in West Plains, Missouri. She was the ninth and youngest child of Anderson and Mary Francis Carter.
After graduation from high school, Mrs. Manning was employed as a legal secretary working for the District Attorney of Howell County, Missouri. While working there she met and married J.W. Longley of Brownwood, Texas. Although the marriage ended in divorce, they remained friends until his death in 1981.
In 1961, she married Rush Manning, a career school teacher who was elected to serve two terms as a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Shelby County, Texas. Their forty-year marriage was filled with happiness, travel, dancing and, most importantly, helping others recover from the ravages of alcoholism. They lived in Burleson until 1997, when they moved to Austin to be closer to their grandchildren.
Mrs. Manning is survived by her husband, Rush Manning; son, Joe K. Longley; three grandchildren, Adam, Bill and Grace Ann Longley, all of Austin.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Brighton Gardens Assisted Living for the excellent care extended to Opal. In lieu of flowers, they request donations be made to The Salvation Army or to the charity of one's choice. 
Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home of Austin handled the arrangements. 

LARRY MAX RUDOLPH
1943-2000
Funeral services for Larry Max Rudolph, 57, of Burleson were held Saturday, December 23 at First Christian Church of Burleson. Pastor Ken A. Taliaferro officiated. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mr. Rudolph died Wednesday, December 20, 2000, at his home. He was Parts Manager for Cummins Southern Plains where he worked for 30 years.
He was born September 30, 1943, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He was a 1962 graduate of Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Division of the U.S. Marines.
Mr. Rudolph was a member of First Christian Church of Burleson, an avid drag racing fan and a liver transplant survivor of 11 years. He valued family along with the friendships created with employees and customers.
Mr. Rudolph is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jane Rudolph of Burleson; son, Lyle Rudolph and wife, Monica Vavra, of Houston; daughters, Lynn Quarzenski and husband, Ken Ptak, of Burleson, Patricia White and husband, Tony, of Burleson; grandchildren, Gabrielle Quarzenski, Elijah Rudolph, Brandon Ptak, Elisabeth White, Jacob Rudolph; sisters, Donna Hicks of Odessa, Karen Moody and husband, James, of Burleson; three nieces; three nephews; and three great-nephews.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

O. D. ADAIR
1920-2000
Funeral services for O.D. Adair, 80, of Burleson were held Sunday, December 17 at Hallmark Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Burial was at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce next to his wife, Freida.
Mr. Adair died Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at his home in Burleson. He was a retired public school teacher and counselor.
He was born May 10, 1920, to Viola Pearl Weldon and Jesse W. Adair in Lone Oak, Texas, Hunt County, and was one of five children. He attended Miller Grove School and received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from East Texas State Teachers College in Commerce and had hours toward a Doctorate. O.D. met his wife Freida Glen Pommerening in Commerce walking to Jernigan's Dairy. They were married for 50 years and had one child, Sondra Kay. During World War II Mr. Adair was stationed at Norman, Oklahoma, where he was a Pharmacist's Mate in the Navy.
Mr. Adair and his wife taught in public schools in Ennis, Falfurrias, Big Springs, San Angelo and Fort Worth. He taught wood shop at William James Junior High and mechanical drawing at Polytechnic High School where he helped many students obtain their first job. He also taught drafting at Arlington State College. Later he became a counselor at O.D. Wyatt High School and was honored one year as counselor of the year.
Mr. Adair was a member of Hallmark Baptist Church, a Mason, and had been in Toastmasters. He loved teaching in public school and had kept his LPC license active. He was always interested in learning and improving his skills. He helped organize the Adair Reunion 2000 and was helping to set up the Adair Reunion 2001. Till death he believed in God and embodied a positive attitude in the face of adversity, as witnessed by his friends and family.
Mr. Adair was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and three siblings, Lloyd Adair, J.B. Adair and Arvenia Adair Pickle.
He is survived by one brother, Lewis Adair of Arkansas; daughter, Sondra Kay Adair of Corpus Christi; first cousins, Jessie Adair Hooten of Point, Jewell Watson Goggins and Mary Watson of Sulphur Springs; second cousins, Hazel Adair Owens and Ivan Adair of McKinney, LouGenia Adair DeBord of Greenville, Lillian Watson Kirkpatrick of Hurst; numerous nieces and nephews; and one small faithful canine companion named Tina.
The Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

FRANK DOTY, JR.
1921-2000
Funeral services for Frank Doty, Jr., 79, of Kennedale, were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16 at Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Reverend Dean Rollings officiated. Pallbearers were Ricky Doty, Rocky Doty, Wesley Rhodes, Curtis Rhodes, Brian Doty and Bradley Doty.
Mr. Doty died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at Emery J. Lilge Hospice House. He was a retired electrician and was owner and operator of Doty's Barbecue in Burleson.
He was born April 30, 1921, in Cleburne to Thomas Frank Doty, Sr. and Ida Elizabeth Edwards. He married Ruth Aileen Carter on August 27, 1939, in Weatherford. Mr. Doty had been a resident of Kennedale for 23 years. He was a member of Marystown Baptist Church and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 116. He retired in 1984.
Mr. Doty is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ruth Doty of Kennedale; sons, Richard Doty and wife, Janice, of Florissant, Colorado, Tommy Doty and wife, Karen, of Joshua; daughters, Charlotte Kirkpatrick and husband, William, of Burleson, Helen Rhodes and husband, Virgil, of Joshua, Barbara Yancey and husband, Glenn, of Rendon; brother, Glenn Doty of Cleburne; sisters, Aileen Gorman and Dorothy Gorman, both of Keene; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

ATHENE "CONNIE" MITCHELL
1925-2000
Funeral services for Athene "Connie" Mitchell, 75, of Joshua were held Friday, December 8 at Mountain Valley Chapel in Burleson. Burial was at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
She was born April 20, 1925, in Wortham, Texas, to George Wasson and Carrie Michael. She was a member of Reece Prairie Baptist Church of Burleson.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by son, Dr. Kenneth Hewett and his wife, Mary, of Charleston, South Carolina; daughter, Janice Snyder and her husband, Walter, of Joshua; brother, Lynn Wasson of Brenham; sister, Evelyn Carson of Independence, Missouri; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the Joshua Community Library.
The Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

BILL JOWELL
1942-2000
Funeral services for Bill Jowell, 58, of Burleson will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13 in the Chapel at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne.
Mr. Jowell died Saturday, December 9, 2000, in Caldwell, Texas. He was employed as a Terminal Manager for Roadmasters Transport.
He was born November 16, 1942. He was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1965 and served as an elder at the Wooded Hills Burleson Congregation.
Mr. Jowell is survived by his wife, Paula Jowell of Burleson; sons, Donnie Hudson of Rendon, Robert Jowell of Burleson, David Jowell of Gilbert, Arizona, Chris Jowell of Arlington, Jonathan Jowell of Crowley and Brad Jowell of Burleson; brother, Aubrey Jowell of Cleburne; sisters, Clara Lewis of Crockett, Iona Taylor, Barbara Smith and Charlyn Whiteside, all of Cleburne; and one grandchild, Tyler David Jowell.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of arrangements. 

JAMES A. (JIM) GALLAN
Memorial services for James A. (Jim) Gallan, 72, of Burleson will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 15 at the American Legion Hall in Burleson.
Mr. Gallan died Thursday, December 7, 2000, in the VA Hospital in Dallas. He was retired from National Can Company. He was a veteran and a member of the American Legion in Burleson.
Mr. Gallen was born in Pennsylvania, but he was a Texan at heart.
He is survived by sons, Jack Gallan and Jimmy Gallan; daughters, Sue Fava, Joyce Styles and Sharon Wolf. 

PAMELA ANN HARRISON
1947-2000
Funeral services for Pamela Ann Harrison, 53, of Fort Worth are scheduled at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 11 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. Burial will be at Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation is from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harrison died Friday, December 8, 2000, in Houston. She was born August 21, 1947, in Tyler, Texas.
She was a light of God's love to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed and remembered by the ones who knew her during her extraordinary life. Her love and impact will live on in the faces and hearts of her dear husband, children, family and friends, who are blessed for having known her.
Mrs. Harrison is survived by her beloved husband, Jim Harrison of Fort Worth; daughter, Dashelle Cashion of Houston; sons, Jamie Cashion and his wife, Summer, of Fort Worth and Joshua Harrison, also of Fort Worth; parents, John and Helen Crawford of Burleson; grandmother, Willie McDonald of Tyler; sister, Mickie Tigner of Fort Worth and husband, Larry; brothers, Johnny Crawford of Burleson and wife, Gail, and Randy Crawford of Joshua and wife, Lorie; niece, Mandy McCoy, and her husband, Donny, of Burleson; nephews, Mark Crawford and his wife, Teena, of Burleson, Adam Crawford of Burleson, Justin Tigner of Houston, Clint and Aaron Crawford of Joshua.
Memorials may be made in Mrs. Harrison's name to the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, 500 Morris Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey 07081.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of arrangements. 

BILLY FATE EARLEY II
1962-2000
Funeral services for Billy Fate "Dusty" Earley II, 38, of Cleburne, were held Tuesday, December 5 at Calvary Baptist Church. Reverend Charles Payne officiated. Burial was at Baker-Lain Cemetery in Johnson County, Texas.
Pallbearers were Tommy Sanders, Tracy Watson, Steve Johnson, George Davis, Jr., Randy Anderson, Bruce Paul, Richie Simpson and Jimmy Clements. Honorary Pallbearers were Brad Earley, Mike and Mark Earley, Kelly Moore, King Reagan, Larry Milsap, Mark Brown, Mike Green, Barry Kirkland, Bernie Johnson, Kirk Kirkland, Ozzy Black, Joey Quattlebaum, Gil Earley and Alex Nichols.
Mr. Earley died Friday, December 1, 2000, in Cleburne. He was the owner of Sunbelt Signs in Cleburne.
He was born September 1, 1962, in Cleburne to Billy Fate Earley and Jannette Diamond Earley. He married Mardi Leanne Bransom on June 21, 1985, in Cleburne.
Mr. Earley was a member of the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was also a member of the ACTRA Team Ropers Association and the Regional Team Roping Association. He was the past president of the Goatneck Community Center and a coach in the Cleburne Baseball Association.
Mr. Earley is survived by his wife, Mardi Earley of Cleburne; sons, Bllade Earley and Gunter Earley of Cleburne; parents, Bill and Jannette Earley of Cleburne; two brothers, David Earley of Granbury and Alan Ray Earley of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Schrennia Kelley of Cleburne and Audra Lynn Roden of Pampa, Texas; a number of nieces and nephews; and many friends.
The Cleburne Funeral Home of Cleburne handled the arrangements. 

ATHENE "CONNIE" MITCHELL
1925-2000
Funeral services for Athene "Connie" Mitchell, 75, of Joshua were held Friday, December 8 at Mountain Valley Chapel in Burleson. Burial was at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
She was born April 20, 1925, in Wortham, Texas, to George Wasson and Carrie Michaels. She was a member of Reece Prairie Baptist Church of Burleson.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by son, Dr. Kenneth Hewett and his wife, Mary, of Charleston, South Carolina; daughter, Janice Snyder and her husband, Walter, of Joshua; brother, Lynn Wasson of Brenham; sister, Evelyn Carson of Independence, Missouri; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the Joshua Community Library.
The Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

WILLA BELLE "MALLORY" CRANFORD
1912-2000
Funeral services for Willa Belle "Mallory" Cranford, 88, of Burleson were held Tuesday, December 5 at the First United Methodist Church of Burleson. Burial was at Burleson Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Cranford died Saturday, December 2, 2000, at Huguley Nursing Center. She was a retired secretary for the U.S. Government Farmers Home Administration of Fort Worth.
She was born March 8, 1912. She was a lifelong resident of Burleson and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Burleson.
Mrs. Cranford was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward E. Mallory; two brothers; three sisters; and her mother and father.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Cecil Cranford of Burleson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and LaVaun Mallory and Randy and Eileen Cranford, both of Burleson; six grandchildren, Eddie Mallory, Jackie Underwood, Barbara Porter, Sherrie Isenberg, Darren Cranford and Steven Cranford; eight great-grandchildren; one niece, Peggy Moore; and one sister-in-law, Lillie Mae Allen.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

BILLIE ANNE LEACH
1958-2000
Funeral services for Billie Anne Leach, 41, of Cleburne are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 9 at Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church. Elder Ben Leach, Pastor Don Baker, Pastor Russ Laughlin and Pastor John Curnon are officiating.
Mrs. Leach died Tuesday, November 28, 2000, in Fort Worth. She was a teacher.
She was born December 7, 1958, in New Bern, North Carolina. She was a teacher and believed strongly in education. She was still enrolled at Hill College taking teaching certification courses when she died. During the four years of her illness she never complained or asked "why me?" She was grateful for the many miracles she had received, and counted among them the help, prayers and gifts of friends and family. She never gave up hope or her faith.
Mrs. Leach is survived by her husband, Daniel Arthur Leach of Cleburne; father, Bill Abernathy of Emerald Isle, North Carolina; mother, Anna Abernathy of Covington, Texas; sons, Benny Leach, Daniel Leach and Eddy Leach, all of Cleburne; daughter, Victoria Leach of Cleburne; brothers, Abby Abernathy of Covington and Tim Abernathy of East Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be sent to the Billie Ann Leach Memorial - Children's College Fund, c/o Bank of America, One Main Street, Cleburne, Texas 76031. 817-556-6400.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Cleburne is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

KAY BOWERS
1922-2000
Funeral services for Kay Maynard Bowers, 78, of Crowley were held Thursday, November 30 at First Baptist Church of Crowley. Burial was at Rising Star Cemetery in Rising Star, Texas.
Mrs. Bowers died Tuesday, November 28, 2000, in Crowley. She was a retired dental technician.
She was born May 20, 1922, in Rising Star. She and her husband, Burton, moved to Fort Worth in 1954 and resided there until 1995 when they moved to Crowley. Mrs. Bowers was an active member of Forest Park Baptist Church in Fort Worth, then First Baptist Church in Crowley. She lived her faith and was an inspiration to all who knew her. She enjoyed painting and playing the piano. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Bowers is survived by her husband of 61 years, Burton E. Bowers of Crowley; children, Donna Katherine Saunders and husband, Richard, of Parker, and Chris F. Bowers and wife, Francie, of Crowley; grandchildren, Cynthia Saunders Hartley of Richardson, Charles R. Saunders, Jr., of Corinth, J. Brantley Saunders of Plano, K. Tracey Saunders McCalister of Austin, Jay Bowers of Corpus Christi, and Jennifer Bowers Saunders of Corinth; great-grandchildren, Katie, Davis and Karleigh Hartley, Elizabeth Saunders and Brennan Saunders; sister, Ruby Nell Welch of San Angelo.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or First Baptist Church of Crowley.
Greenwood Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements.
 
 

A.J. JOHNSON
1919-2000
Graveside services for A.J. Johnson, 81, of Crowley were held Friday, December 1 at Crowley Cemetery in Crowley.
Mr. Johnson died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, at a local hospital. He was a retired equipment operator for Tarrant County.
He was born November 24, 1919, in Bryan County, Oklahoma to Andrew and Ruth McGentry Johnson. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Evelyn Johnson of Crowley; son, Ollis Johnson and wife, Kathy, of Granbury; daughters, Leatrice Miller and husband, Paul, of Hillsboro, Joan Hilton and husband, Virgil, of Hillsboro, Lona Baker and husband, Percy, of Kennedale; brothers, Marvin Johnson of Crowley, John Johnson of Mexia; sisters, Myrtle Lind of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Earleane Woodard of Bonham; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Baumgardner Funeral Home of Crowley handled the arrangements. 

HENRY P. DEVOE, SR.
1913-2000
Funeral services for Henry P. DeVoe, Sr., 87, of Burleson were held Monday, November 27 at Mount Olivet Chapel. Reverend Gloria Gillaspie officiated. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Mr. DeVoe died Thursday, November 23, 2000. He was a retired warehouseman.
He was born October 21, 1913, in Waterberry, Connecticut. He was a Christian and attended Steppingstone Family Church of Burleson. He was also a member of the Crowley Moose Lodge #2200 for 19 years.
Mr. DeVoe is survived by his wife, Verlie Mae DeVoe of Burleson; sons, Henry P. (Jake) DeVoe, Jr. of Alvarado, and Joseph DeVoe of Springtown; daughters, Doris Wierzbicki of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Joann Cushman of Mansfield, Verna Smith and Florence Cook of Burleson; 26 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to expresses their gratitude to all the staff of Huguley Hospice House for their loving care and kindness.
Mount Olivet Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements.
 
 

JACK N. DAVIS
1911-2000
Funeral services for Jack N. Davis, 89, of Burleson were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday,December 2 at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial was at Crowley Cemetery in Crowley.
Mr. Davis died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was a retired freight inspector with General Services Administration.
He was born July 6, 1911, in Ellis County, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant and was a Veteran of World War II. Mr. Davis' favorite hobby was woodworking. He was a wonderful and loving husband and father. He was always concerned about the welfare of his family and friends and never missed the chance to assist them. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 61 years, Arlene Davis; daughter Jackie Wilson and her husband, Thurman; granddaughters, Laura Lawson and Alicia Wilson; brother, Leland H. Davis.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Davis' name to the Emery J. Lilge Hospice House.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

PENELOPE JANE LAMBERT
1964-2000
Funeral services for Penelope "Penny" Jane Lambert, 36, of Flower Mound were held Monday, November 27 at J.E. Foust Funeral Home in Grapevine.
Mrs. Lambert died Wednesday, November 22, 2000, in Flower Mound. She was a homemaker.
She was born April 11, 1964, in Fort Worth. She was raised in Burleson and attended Burleson schools. 
Mrs. Lambert worked in various accounting roles in the Metroplex, Dobbs House, M/A/R/C and Winzor before becoming a full-time homemaker after the birth of her second son. Most recently she worked as a tireless volunteer at Forest Vista Elementary in Flower Mound and was a proud booster for her sons' various extracurricular activities. She was a wonderful wife and fantastic mother who can never be replaced. Her family and friends will forever miss her love, generosity and support. She brought her own special love and smile to all those who knew her. 
Mrs. Lambert was preceded in death by her father, Michael R. Owen, and her father-in-law, Billy W. Lambert.
She is survived by her husband of 14 years, Chris; sons, Duke and Evan; mother, LaQuitta Owen; sister, Michele Kincaid and husband, James; nephew, Blake; mother-in-law, Mary Riggs and husband, Paul; both sets of grandparents; and a great-grandmother.
Memorials may be made in Mrs. Lambert's name to the American Heart Association.
J.E. Foust & Son Funeral Directors in Grapevine handled the arrangements. 

LAVONNE ROGERS TOMLIN
Funeral services for Lavonne Rogers Tomlin, 76, of Cleburne were held Wednesday, November 29 at Laurel Land of Burleson Memorial Chapel. Burial was at Shannon Rosehill Memorial Park.
Mrs. Tomlin died Sunday, November 26, 2000, in Cleburne. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by one son, Johnny Tomlin.
Mrs. Tomlin is survived by sons, Joe Harold Benton and wife, Lucy, and Jesse M. Tomlin and wife, Mitzi; sister, Berniece Bradshaw; brother, Billy Lee Rogers; grandchildren, Tana Basinger and husband, Ken, Kristina Goodloe, Charlotte Stotts and husband, Jason, Shelby Tomlin and Leslie Lavonne Tomlin; and ten great-grandchildren.
Laurel Lane Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

JAMES L. HAIR
1932-2000
Funeral services for James L. Hair, 68, of Burleson are scheduled at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 29 at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery in Iowa Park, Texas.
Mr. Hair died Sunday, November 26, 2000, in Fort Worth following a brief illness. He was a retired Executive Assistant and Geologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
He was born September 12, 1932, in Charlie, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1954 aboard the U.S.S. Bataan during the Korean War. After receiving his bachelors degree in Geology from Midwestern State University, he went to work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1959. He retired from the Corps of Engineers in 1989 having worked on a number of civil works projects including the Sam Rayburn/Town Bluff hydropower project. He received numerous awards and honors during his career, including induction into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees and a decoration for Exceptional Service. He has lived in Burleson since 1970. He was formerly Chairman of the Board for the Corps of Engineers Employees Credit Union and was the first Mayor of Briaroaks. He was formerly Chairman of the Board for the Mountain Valley Country Club Board of Directors. He was a devout family man and an avid golfer. He loved Civil War history, Peanuts comic strips, the Dallas Cowboys, gardening and chopping wood.
Mr. Hair is survived by his devoted wife of 49 years, Wanda Hair of Burleson; sons, Kelly Hair and his wife, Sheryl, of Arlington, Jeff Hair and his wife, Sharon, of Fort Worth, Jon Hair of Burleson; brothers, B.J. Hair of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Gordon Hair of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sister, Delores VanAuken of Omaha, Nebraska; four grandchildren; and a wealth of friends throughout the country.
Memorials may be made to the Community Hospice of North Texas.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Fort Worth/Burleson is in charge of arrangements.

MARTHA ANN PARKS ADAIR
1943-2000
Funeral services for Martha Ann Parks Adair, 56, of Burleson were held Friday, November 24 in the Youth Chapel at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church. Pastor Bob Thrower officiated.
Mrs. Adair died Monday, November, 20, 2000, at her home in Burleson. She was born December 23, 1943, in Ralls, Texas. She was a former resident of Keene.
Mrs. Adair was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.S. Parks.
She is survived by her husband, Chester Adair of Burleson; son, Linc A. Liberto of Keene; sisters, Bobbye Dale Cromer of Kinston, North Carolina, Maxine Littlefield of Ralls, Texas, Mamie Jo Henry of Chattanooga, Tennessee; brother, P.M. "Sonny" Sricklin; daughter-in-law, Brenda Liberto of Keene; step-daughter, Penny Briley of Joshua; step-son, Keith Adair of Burleson; grandchildren, Anthony Liberto, Moe Briley and David Briley; nephews, Bradley Smith Cromer of Kinston, North Carolina and Bo Melton of Colorado; Littlefield nephews and nieces; and Stricklin nieces.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home of Cleburne handled the arrangements. 

ELMER BOATMAN
1914-2000
Funeral services for Elmer Boatman, 86, are scheduled Wednesday, November 29 at West Freeway Church of Christ. Entombment will be at Greenwood Mausoleum.
Mr. Boatman died Saturday, November 25, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was formerly employed at Lockheed and Bell Helicopter.
He was born March 30, 1914, in Ponta. He was a charter member of the West Freeway Church of Christ and was active in volunteer activities. He was an avid 42 player and a longtime deputy in the Tarrant County Sheriffs Posse, where he served as Chaplain and remained active in the duties of that organization.
Mr. Boatman was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine, in 1997.
He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Olin Sanders of Hurst, Donna and James L. Smith of Tolar; siblings, Opal Smith of Jacksonville, Pansy Caldwell of Quitman, Leon Boatman of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Kathy Deardorfs and husband, John, of Burleson, Michael Sanders and wife, Sara, of Aurora, Colorado, Lynna Chenault and husband, David, of Zwikau, Germany, Matthew Smith and wife, Betsy, of Ramstein AFB, Germany; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Boatman's name to Care Committee at All Saints Hospital. 

CHARLES ROY HILL, SR.
1937-2000
A memorial service for Charles Roy Hill, Sr., 63, of Burleson was held Tuesday, November 21 at Southwood Baptist Church.
Mr. Hill died Sunday, November 19, 2000, after a long battle with cancer. He was an electrician, retired from Miller Brewing Company after more than 30 years.
He was born in Fort Worth on February 21, 1937. After graduating from Cleburne High School in 1955, he served his country in the Navy for four years. He was a devoted Christian, husband, father and grandfather. He never met a stranger and was an instant friend to anyone he met. His loyalty and dedication to his family, friends and God will be missed by all who had the opportunity to know him. "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7.
Mr. Hill is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cheryl Hill of Burleson; six children and spouses, Leigh Ann Berta of Fort Worth, Diana and Randy Hoekstra of Richardson, Charles and Marcey Hill, Jr. of Mansfield, John and Rachel Hill of Burleson, Zoltan and Melissa McNeel of Allen, Marianna and David Thrapp of Fort Worth, Terry Berta of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Duane, Cleighton, Michael, Meagan, James, Michelle, Amanda, Bailey and Rayne; siblings and spouses, Joy and Jerry Sanders of Fort Worth, and Richard and Sue Hill of Terlingua; aunts and uncles, Katherine and Joe Burkett of Fort Worth; and other relatives and friends who loved him dearly.
The family has requested that memorials in lieu of flowers be made to the American Cancer Society or Southwood Baptist Church.
Guardian Funeral Home in Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

MARY FLORENCE KOCH
1907-2000
Graveside services for Mary Florence Koch, 93, of Burleson were held Thursday, November 16 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Koch died Monday, November 13, 2000, in Burleson. She was a retired Clerk with Charlie Hillard Ford in Fort Worth.
She was born January 30, 1907. She was a member of Southcliff Baptist Church in Fort Worth. She was a 1927 graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Mrs. Koch was preceded in death by her husband, Luther E. Koch, in August of 1985.
She is survived by daughters, Cherry Thompson and Nita Jo Brown; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Paul Austin; sister, Karleen Mouton; numerous nieces and nephews.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

HOPE COSBY
1946-2000
Mass of Christian Burial for Hope Cosby, 54, of Burleson will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 20 at Saint Ann Catholic Church in Burleson. Burial will be at Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. A Rosary is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 19 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel of Fort Worth.
Mrs. Cosby died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, in Fort Worth. She was a retired cafeteria worker with Burleson High School.
She was born April 19, 1946, in Los Angeles, California.
Mrs. Cosby is survived by her husband of 38 years, John P. Cosby, Sr. of Burleson; children, Sara Anderson and Jeff Griffith of Fort Worth, John Paul Cosby, Jr. and Sonya Scott of Everman, Carolyn Hope Pilcher and husband, Wade, of Godley, Karen C. Cosby Winter and husband, Richard Gene, of Burleson; mother, Delores Coumparoules of Lamirada, California; brothers, Steve Coumparoules of Lamirada, California, Daniel Coumparoules of Whittier, California; sisters, Elizabeth Cosby of Norwalk, California, Pat Boehm of Paramount, California, Lee Ramirez of Paramount, California, Lorraine Coumparoules of Joshua, Rosie Maxwell of Washington, Georgia, Janice Coumparoules of West Covina, California; and nine grandchildren.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth is in charge of arrangements. 

DELMER LEON EARHEART
1914-2000
Funeral services for Delmer Leon Earheart, 86, of Burleson, were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 18 at Crestmont Baptist Church of Burleson. Burial was at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mr. Earheart died peacefully Wednesday, November 15, 2000, in Burleson after a long battle with respiratory disease.
He was born July 25, 1914, in Darwin, Oklahoma to Henry and Alice Earheart. He was married to Marie Johnson Earheart for 52 years. He worked at many jobs during his life including outdoor advertising, security and maintenance. He never lacked for a story to tell, never met a stranger, never failed to let anyone know he was an "Okie" and a Democrat! Delmer loved the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Cowboys and OU football. 
Mr. Earheart was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Johnson Earheart.
He is survived by daughter, Janie Button and husband, Arthur "Buddy"; son, Mike Earheart and wife, Lynette; grandchildren, Debhra Johnson and husband, Mike, Mike Button, Michele Blumenthal and husband, Elbert, Mark Button and wife, Melissa, Troy Earheart and wife, Rachel, and Brent Earheart and wife, Heather; great-grandchildren, Amanda Keith, Kimberly Johnson, Hillary Johnson, Jessica Blumenthal, and Abbey Button; sisters, Lois Boggs of Ardmore, Oklahoma, Thelma Cummings (his twin) of Los Angeles, California, and Della Taylor of Maxie, Mississippi; brothers, Lewis Earheart of Wiseman, Nevada, Clyde Earheart of Ardmore, Oklahoma and Ralph Earheart of Holden, Missouri; many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family expresses a special thanks to VITAS Hospice for so much loving care in such a short time.
Greenwood Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

LOGAN HUNTER OWENS
2000
Graveside services for Logan Hunter Owens, a newborn, were held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 18 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Logan died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, in Fort Worth.
"Our sweet little Angel has gone to Heaven to be with our other loved ones."
Logan was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Jack Dohoney.
He is survived by his mother, Lesley Monique Owens; grandparents, Phyllis and David Grizzard, Diane and Leslie Owens; great-grandparents, Locille Dohoney, Dorothy and Les Owens; aunt and uncle, Monica and Billy Jenkins; great-aunt and great-uncle, Lockwanna and Hershal Dohoney; cousins, Hillary and Billy Jenkins.
Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Fort Worth handled the arrangements. 

MARK WAYNE BRANNAM
1959-2000
Funeral services for Mark Wayne Brannam, 41, of Fletcher, Oklahoma, were held Tuesday, November 14 at First Baptist Church in Fletcher. Henry Reid, pastor of Lawton Seventh Day Adventist Church, and Reverend Bobby Gilstrap, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiated. Burial arrangements had not yet been announced.
Mr. Brannam died Friday, November 10, 2000, in a Chickasha, Oklahoma hospital after a brief illness. He worked for Freedom Cars in Lawton, Oklahoma for seven years and had been sales manager for Larry Hamstead Ford in Rush Springs, Oklahoma for the past year and a half.
He was born September 8, 1959, in Richmond, Virginia, and lived in Silver Springs, Maryland from 1963-74. He moved to Keene in 1974 and lived there until joining the Army in 1977. He served eight years at Fort Sill until 1985. He married Mary Overton on May 3, 1997, in Lawton, and lived in Lawton until moving to Fletcher in 1995. He was a member of the American Samuri Association and the Oklahoma Samuri Association. He was an avid football and golf fan. He was loved by all and will be missed.
Mr. Brannam is survived by his wife, Mary, of Fletcher, Oklahoma; four sons, Nathan of Fort Worth, Kyle and his wife, Terri, of Lawton, Oklahoma, Garry Milchesky and his wife, April, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Bobby Milchesky and his wife, Kelli, of Saratoga Springs, New Yori; two daughters, Rosa Quiroz and Chesney Overton of Fletcher; his parents, Ellis, Jr. and Mary Brannam of Keene; one brother, Ellis Brannam III and his wife, Linda, of Fort Worth; one sister, Robin Broussard and her husband, Wayne, of Prairieville, Louisiana; four grandsons, Jordan Pryor of Norman, Oklahoma, Kevin Brannam of Lawton, Garry Milchesky III and Corbin Milchesky of Tulsa; one granddaughter, Hailey Milchesky of Saratoga Springs, New York; two nieces, Danielle Brannam of Fort Worth and Katrina Broussard of Prairieville, Louisiana.
Robbins Funeral Home of Fletcher, Oklahoma handled the arrangements. 

WANDA JOHNS
1927-2000
Graveside services for Wanda Johns, 73, of Glen Rose were held Monday, November 13 at Nancy Smith Cemetery.
Mrs. Johns died Saturday, November 11, 2000, in Fort Worth. She was a bookkeeper for Hilley Drug Store.
She was born November 9, 1927, in Glen Rose. She lived in the Burleson area for 43 years and in Glen Rose the past nine years.
Mrs. Johns is survived by her sister, Sue Schad of Burleson; half-sister, Freda Whitworth of Glen Rose; several nieces and nephews; extended family that she helped raise, Tom Yarbrough, Becky Yarbrough, Ashley Yarbrough, Leah Yarbrough and Staci Yarbrough, all of Burleson, Jerry Martin of Lewisville, Sandra Kilgore and Carolyn Sirek, both of Joshua, Linda McArthur of Glen Rose and Barbra Bates of Krum.
The family has requested that memorials be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or Juvenile Diabetes.
Wiley Funeral Home of Glen Rose handled the arrangements. 

JUANITA M. NELLI
1911-2000
Funeral services for Juanita M. Nelli, 89, of Cleburne were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 15 at Mountain Valley Chapel. Interment was at Caddo Cemetery in Joshua.
Mrs. Nelli died Sunday, November 12, 2000, in a Fort Worth hospital. She was a homemaker.
She was born February 27, 1911, in Bigheart, Oklahoma. She had been a resident of Cleburne for 17 years. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing roses, and writing. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She had been active in volunteer work with the Girl Scouts and had received the highest honor an adult volunteer can receive.
Mrs. Nelli was preceded in death by her husband, Pahl C. Nelli, Sr., on February 2, 1999.
She is survived by son, Pahl C. Nelli, Jr., of Cleburne; daughter Pahla Dees and husband, Donnie, of Joshua; grandchildren, Dustin Dees and wife, Tonya, of Fort Worth, Kristen Dees of Joshua; nieces, Irene Weber of Illinois and June Fannin of California; nephews, Earl McEntire and Jimmy Schell of Kansas, and Kenny McEntire of Colorado.
Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

R. J. LAMBERT
1922-2000
Funeral services for R. J. Lambert, 78, of Burleson are scheduled at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 15 at Laurel Land of Burleson Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Mr. Lambert died Sunday, November 12, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was a retired Shift Supervisor for Texas Steel Company.
He was born October 30, 1922, in Itasca, Texas. He grew up in Parker and Covington and attended the Covington Public Schools. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corp prior to World War II and then spent seven years in the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant and a Military Policeman. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a Christian and an active member of the Hilltop Church of Christ in Burleson.
Mr. Lambert was preceded in death by his parents and by three brothers, Raymond H. Lambert, Jesse J. Lambert and Franky D. Lambert.
He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 50 years, Darlene Lambert of Burleson; cherished daughter, Luann Golden and her husband, David, of Carrollton; granddaughter, Darah Ann Golden (his rosebud) of Carrollton; brother, Willard M. Lambert of Crowley; sister, Ruby N. Fuller of Cleburne; and by numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved.
The family has requested that memorials be made to the Emery J. Lilge Hospice House of Fort Worth or to the Fosters Home in Stephenville, Texas.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson is in charge of arrangements. 

CHARLES E. AVERYT
1928-2000
Funeral services for Charles E. Averyt, 72, of Burleson, were held Monday, November 13 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Burial was at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Mr. Averyt died Thursday, November 9, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was a truck driver.
He was born October 23, 1928, in Marietta, Oklahoma.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Averyt of Burleson; children, Mary Allen and husband, David, of Roosevelt, Utah, Jim Averyt and wife, Tiffini, of Glendive, Montana, Charlie Averyt and wife, Tammie, of Burleson; sister, Evelyn Wynn of Frederick, Oklahoma; and six grandchildren.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

JACK LANE
1921-2000
Funeral services for Jack Lane, 79, of Azle were held Friday, November 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Haskell. Reverend Shane Brue officiated. Burial was at Willow Cemetery.
Mr. Lane died Tuesday, November 7, 2000, at his home. He was a rancher.
He was born July 4, 1921, in Goree. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a longtime resident of both Haskell and Burleson.
Mr. Lane married Kathleen Crawford on January 28, 1951, in Haskell. She preceded him in death on September 28, 1980.
He is survived by his daughter, Loretta Kay Brister of Azle; two sons, Gary Lee Lane of Detroit, Texas, and David Alan Lane of Sarasota, Florida; brother, Ken Lane of Haskell; and three grandchildren, Jon and Stacey Lane and Natalie Brister.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
Holden-McCauley Funeral Home of Haskell handled the arrangements. 

MARY QUINE
1923-2000
Graveside services for Mary Quine, 77, of Longview, Texas were held Saturday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Rosewood Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Quine died Thursday, November 9, 2000, in a Longview nursing home. She was a shampoo technician.
She was born September 27, 1923, in Mt. Vernon, Texas to Jim and Sara Laws. She had been a Longview resident for 20 years, coming from Magnolia, Arkansas. 
Mrs. Quine is survived by her son, Jim Quine of Longview; daughters, Faye Kimmey-Graham of Crowley, Nancy McGinnis of Burleson, Brenda Riley of Gilmer; sisters, Bonnie Good of Roanoke, Shirley Martin of McAlester, Oklahoma, Margie Baugh of Paradise, Texas; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Rader Funeral Home of Longview handled the arrangements. 

BILLY MARK WILSON, SR.
1948-2000
Funeral services for Billy Mark Wilson, Sr., 52, of Burleson were held Thursday, November 9 at Marshall & Marshall Chapel in Hillsboro. Reverend Russell A. Nebhut of Christ Lutheran Church officiated. Interment was at Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro.
Mr. Wilson died Monday, November 6, 2000, at his home in Burleson. He was a licensed Amateur Ham Radio Operator, a licensed Auctioneer and a machinist in the oil industry
He was born January 21, 1948, in Navasota, Texas to John Blackburn and Lillian Velma (Pelham) Wilson, Sr. He grew up in Houston. Mr. Wilson married Cynthia Hamilton on June 12, 1969. He moved to Burleson in March of 1989 from Sugarland. He later married Glenda Johnson on July 18, 1997.
Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his mother, Lillian, in 1992, and his father-in-law, Maurice Johnson in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Wilson of Burleson; father, John B. Wilson, Sr. of Houston; mother-in-law, Lillie Johnson of Hillsboro; children, Billy Wilson, Jr. of Sugarland, Cassandra J. Wilson of Sugarland, Ronald Glen Waits of Burleson, Gina Michelle Armstrong of Burleson, Sheryl Rothel of Hillsboro and Sidney Waits of Hillsboro; brother, John B. Wilson, Jr. of Rosenberg; four sisters, Wanda L. Sumrall of Houston, Dorothy J. Dosser of Rusk, Linda M. Hill of Houston and Becky S. Miller of Houston; and three grandchildren.
Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors of Hillsboro handled the arrangements. 

DAVID HART, JR.
David Hart, Jr., 64, of Burleson died Friday, November 3, 2000, in Fort Worth. No funeral services are planned.
Mr. Hart retired from the City of Arlington Utility Department in 1996.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Linda Hart of Burleson; sons, Bob Hart of Ohio, David Chipps of Burleson and Bill Hart of Ohio; daughters, Teresa Hart and Gail Hart of West Virginia, Leta James of Arlington; sister, Norma Jean Hart of West Virginia; brother, Ernest Hart of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. 

JESSIE MUNDAY
1916-2000
Funeral services for Jessie Munday, 84, of Burleson were held Thursday, November 2 at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth.
Mrs. Munday died Tuesday, October 31, 2000, in Fort Worth. She was a retired food service employee with the Arlington Independent School District.
She was born January 17, 1916, in Lampasas County, Texas. She was a longtime member of Alsbury Baptist Church in Burleson.
Mrs. Munday was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Munday, in 1988.
She is survived by her son, Doyle Munday and wife, Mary, of Arlington; daughter, Darlene Drake and husband, Doyle, of Shreveport, Louisiana; sisters, Susie Moore of San Saba, Bonnie Rainwater of Grand Prairie and Velma Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth handled the arrangements.

MARTHA THERESA ROBERTS
1918-2000
Funeral services for Martha Theresa Roberts, 82, of Fort Worth were held Saturday, November 4 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lawrence Crayton, Dave Henneberry, Riley Kirby, Rick Radigan, Steve Rodriguez and Don Witcher.
Mrs. Roberts died Sunday, October 29, 2000, in Fort Worth. She was the co-owner of Roberts Floor Company.
She was born April 11, 1918, in Muenster, Texas.
Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Lee Roberts; daughters, Betty Crayton and Martha Rockwell; brothers, Anthony and Edward Nehib; and sister, Hilda Woodard.
She is survived by her children, Shirley Gallagher of Burleson, Sam Roberts of Fort Worth and Richard Roberts of Fort Worth; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Frank Nehib; sisters, Pauline McCommas of Valley View, Agnes Myers of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mary Boenisch of Keller and Bernice Smith of Hurst; nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association of Fort Worth.
Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home handled the arrangements. 

IVA ZELL DECKER
1940-2000
Funeral services for Iva Zell Decker, 95, of Burleson were held Sunday, October 29 at Bethesda Baptist Church. Burial was at Bethesda Cemetery, Bethesda Community. Dr. Craig Vire and Reverend Jim Scott officiated.
Pallbearers were Bob Hardin, Bud Hardin, Don Stovall, Mark Grote, Mervin Bonham, Johnny Myers. Honorary pallbearer was Eddie Morelock.
Mrs. Decker died Thursday, October 26, 2000, in Keene. She was a retired registered nurse, school volunteer and a Stanley Products salesperson for 47 years.
Mrs. Decker was born December 12, 1904, in Johnson County to George Washington Moore and Lillie Belle Estes. She moved to Burleson with her family in 1912. She was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church where she served as church secretary for 55 years. Her dedication through Vacation Bible School allowed her to teach the youth of the Bethesda Community and their children.
Mrs. Decker was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Henry Decker in 1956.
She is survived by her son, Walter Bell Decker of Burleson; grandson, Mark Douglas Decker and wife, Tifni, of Burleson; granddaughters, Kelli Mason and Sherri Marin; great-grandchildren, Whitni and Logan Decker, Shane Stockard, Brian Marin, Weldon Mason, Ty Mason, Tod Marin; and many nieces and nephews.
Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangements. 

ADAM WEST
1970-2000
Funeral services for Adam "Batman" West, 30, of Burleson are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 1 at Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Charles Stewart and Reverend Jim Scott will officiate. Burial will be at Greenacres Memorial Park in Cleburne.
Mr. West died Saturday, October 28, 2000, in Fort Worth. He was a Customer Service Representative for Southwestern Bell.
He was born October 24, 1970, in Cleburne to Walter Byron West and Darlene Miller. He married Jennifer Rebecca Scott on July 6, 1992, in Burleson. He loved to fish, play softball and coach his girls in playing softball.
Mr. West is survived by his wife, Jennifer West, of Burleson; three daughters, Brianna West, Mikaylah West and Sierra West, all of Burleson; parents, Byron and Heidi West of Burleson and Darlene Miller West of Austin; two sisters, Kristi Brown and husband, Dan, and Michelle Stetka and husband, John, all of Conroe; grandmother, Elva Adams, of Burleson; one nephew, Mason Brown; in-laws, Larry and Terena Scott, and David and June Tiner, all of Burleson; step-brother, Johnny Carrington of Burleson; step-sister, Megan Gassaway of Blum; two brothers-in-law, Jimmy Scott and wife, Shauna, of Utah and Jeremy Scott of Burleson; and one sister-in-law, Jamie Scott, of Burleson.
Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson is in charge of arrangements.


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