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Published Sept. 24, 1996

Shawn C. Allen II 

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Wednesday in Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

Survivors: Parents, Shawn and Janie Allen of Granbury; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. James C. Allen, all of Granbury; great- grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Tagg Sr. of Fort Worth, Mrs. Leona Allen of Rendon and Mrs. Della Merrell of Fort Worth; great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Bankhead of McGregor and Mrs. Norma Brie of Michigan; and godparents, Richard and Laurie Holeman of Granbury.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Sable S. Averill
ARLINGTON -- Sable Springfield Averill, 83, a retired high school business teacher, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno. Burial: Jaybird Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation: 5 to 7 tonight at White's Funeral Home in Azle.

Memorials: Jaybird Cemetery Association.

Sable Averill was born Oct. 2, 1912, in Springtown.

She was a resident of Arlington 36 years and a former resident of Parker County. She was a business teacher at Freer, Lake Worth and Brownsville high schools. Her career expanded from 1936 until she retired in 1986. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Arlington. She graduated from North Texas State College in 1938, and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma sorority.

Survivors: Two sons and daughters- in-law, Philip and Susan Wolcott of Fort Worth and Jim and Kay Wolcott of Arlington; six grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.

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

Linda D.D. Barrow
FORT WORTH -- Linda Darlene Davis Barrow, 55, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Linda Darlene Davis Barrow was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Vernon.

Survivors: Husband, Earl Barrow; son, James Kirby and his wife, Kim; daughters, Debbie Keller and Melissa Carpenter; grandchildren, Jeremie Keller and Jacob and Pamela Kirby; father and stepmother, Lindell and Nita Davis; brother, Roger Davis of Joshua; and sisters, Virginia Hankins of Glen Rose and Brenda Hudnall of Weatherford.

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

Lois M. Beard
GAINESVILLE -- Lois M. Beard, 81, a homemaker, died Sunday in Gainesville.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clement-Keel Funeral Home. Burial: Era Cemetery in Era. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Lois M. Beard was born Aug. 2, 1915, in Lone Grove, Okla.

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

W.B. Boone
GRAND PRAIRIE -- W.B. Boone, 71, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at St. John Baptist Church, 1701 W. Jefferson, Dallas. Officiating: the Rev. Denny D. Davis, pastor.

W.B. Boone was born July 3, 1925, in Lehigh. He departed this life Sept. 20, 1996.

Golden Gate Funeral Home
Dallas, (214) 941-7332

Raymond J. Carlson
FORT WORTH -- Raymond J. "Ray" Carlson, 81, a retired restaurant manager, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Raymond J. "Ray" Carlson was born July 26, 1915, in Austin. He was a member of Southwest Christian Church and Moose Lodge No. 2200. He was the former manager of Rocky Creek Marina at Benbrook Lake.

Survivors: Wife, Edna Carlson of Fort Worth; son, Larry Hart of Fort Worth; daughter, Debbie Stewart and her husband, Tim of Fort Worth; sisters, Dorothy Sanders of Midland and Maureen Ratigan of Fort Worth; sister-in-law, Georgia Carlson of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Felicia Shelton, Leanda Shelton and Bubba Shelton, all of Fort Worth; Toby Hart of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Don E. Clark
FORT WORTH -- Don E. Clark, 51, a salesman, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. today at Birdville Baptist Church in Haltom City.

Don Clark was born June 15, 1945, in Fort Worth. He was a member of Birdville Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the University of North Texas and was a 1963 graduate of Carter Riverside.

Survivors: Daughter, Kimberly Cherise Clark of Denton; parents, Orval and Bessie Clark of Fort Worth; brother, Gary Clark and his wife, Mary, of Fort Worth; sister, Linda Ranelle and her husband, Bill, of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Neil Daniel
FORT WORTH -- Neil Daniel, 64, a professor of English at Texas Christian University, died of cancer Saturday at home in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Robert Carr Chapel, TCU campus.

Memorial gifts may be made to Ryan Place Improvement Association, P.O. Box 11473, Fort Worth 76110, or Creative Writing Awards Day at TCU English Department, P.O. Box 32872, Fort Worth 76129.

Neil Daniel was born June 26, 1932, in Minneapolis. He graduated from the Taft School in 1950 and received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Southern Methodist University and his doctorate from Indiana Univeristy, Bloomington.

Mr. Daniel taught English at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Conn., and at North Texas State University before joining the English Department of TCU in 1966. As a professor of English, he specialized in composition, grammar, professional writing, creative writing and Old English language and literature. He served two terms as chair of the TCU English Department.

His many publications include three books, `A Guide to Style and Mechanics, Flexible Pacing for Able Learners,' and `Educating Able Learners,' as well as over a hundred chapters and articles in textbooks and academic and popular journals.

Neil Daniel was a neighborhood activist. He and his wife, Marcella, were involved in the Ryan Place Improvement Association. Together they wrote and produced the associtation newsletter and organized the annual Ryan Run and the Ryan Place Parade. Neil also organized neighborhood singalongs and for ten years he wrote and directed the Ryan Place Fourth of July musical.

By willing his body to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he will continue his role of teaching students, a role he cherished for his entire life.

Survivors: Wife, Marcella; children, Christopher Neil Daniel, Thomas Lewis Daniel, Jody Daniel Miller, Monette Dulaney and Glendon Blount; siblings, Thomas Daniel, Bino Scanlon and John Daniel; and grandchildren, Paige and Melanie Daniel and Beth and Neil Daniel.

R.C. Davis
GRANBURY -- R.C. Davis, 74, a custodian for the Houston school district, died Saturday at a Granbury nursing home.

Funeral: At a later date.

Mr. Davis was born June 26, 1922, in Houston.

He was a Coast Guard veteran. He had been a Granbury resident for one year. He was formerly of Houston.

Survivors: Two sons, Ray Davis of Houston and Daniel Davis of San Diego, Calif.; three daughters, Amy Tullos of Granbury, Betty Mudge of Huntsville and Rebicca Lawson of Houston; and five grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Serafin Delgadillo
FORT WORTH -- Serafin Delgadillo, a tire repairman, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Pending. Burial: Panteon De Gaudalupe De Jalostotitlan in Jalisco, Mexico. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Rosary: 7 tonight at Alonzo Funeral Home.

Serafin Delgadillo was born Jan. 6, 1974, in Villa Obregon, Jalisco, Mexico.

Survivors: Parents, Juan Delgadillo and Maricela Delgadillo; brothers, Manuel, Jesus and Rafael Delgadillo; and sister, Raquel Delgadillo.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091

Millard S. Duguid
FARMERS BRANCH -- Millard S. "Bud" Duguid, 86, a retired automobile salesman, died Saturday at an Arlington nursing home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Restland Funeral Home. Burial: Restland Memorial Park.

Millard S. "Bud" Duguid was born in Winchester, Kan., on Aug. 5, 1910.

Survivors: Son, Robert Duguid and his wife, Eva, of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Debra Gracy of Jacksonville and Caroline Spangenburg of Virginia Beach, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Megan Gracy and Mollie Gracy, both of Jacksonville; brothers, Roy Duguid of St. Joseph, Mo., James Duguid of Arlington and Charles Duguid of Nortonville, Kan.; sister, Louise Swenson of Eskridge, Kan.; and many nieces and nephews.

Restland Funeral Home
Dallas, (972) 238-7111

Billy F. Edwards
CLEBURNE -- Billy F. Edwards, 64, a retired J. & B. Trailors diesel mechanic, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Crosier- Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Watts Chapel in Johnson County.

Billy F. Edwards was born Dec. 12, 1931, in Cleburne.

Survivors: Wife, Dean Edwards of Cleburne; sons, Billy Wayne Edwards and Troy "Sonny" Edwards, both of Blum, and Robert Edwards of Cleburne; daughters, Jaime "Chrissy" Hayden of Rio Vista and Lisa Moore of Cleburne; mother, Zollie Elrod of Cleburne; four brothers; three sisters; and eight grandchildren.

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

Jessie E. Epperson
CLEBURNE -- Jessie Elizabeth Epperson, 88, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Presbyterian Church. Burial: Cleburne Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials: Waxahachie Presbyterian Children's Home, Box 637, Waxahachie 75165-9987.

Jessie Elizabeth Epperson was born Jan. 28, 1908, in Leesville.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Arnold and Peggy Epperson of Ontario, Calif.; daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and O'Neil Harris of Arlington and Joan and Charles Browder of Amarillo; brother, Woodrow W. Downs of Dallas; 13 grandchildren; and 30 great- grandchildren.

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

Michael S. Goodwin
HURST -- Michael Scott Goodwin, 42, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital due to complications of a head injury.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Richland Hills United Methodist Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: First National Bank of Grapevine.

Michael Scott Goodwin was born May 16, 1954, in San Antonio. He was a resident of Hurst and was a loving father, son, husband, brother and uncle. He was highly thought of in the Richland Youth Association for his time and dedication to the young athletes.

Survivors: Wife, Tammi Goodwin of Hurst; sons, Johnny Goodwin, B. J. Goodwin and Nathan Goodwin, all of Hurst; parents, Bill and Betty Goodwin of Richland Hills; brother, Davie Goodwin of Fort Worth; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Carol Goodwin of Fort Worth; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debbie and Kirk Phillips of Bedford and Sandy and David Fisher of North Richland Hills; nieces and nephews, Keri Lisa, Angie, Brook, Mandy, Candy, Jeremy, Brandon, Shawn, Jason, Cory and Aaron; and many loving friends.

Mount Olivet Funeral Home
2301 N. Sylvania Ave, (817) 831-0511

Arthur J. Graves
FORT WORTH -- Arthur "Art" J. Graves, 58, a parts manager and a retired Air Force senior master sergeant, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Arthur "Art" J. Graves was born Nov. 14, 1937, in Sacramento, Calif. He was a Master Mason at Tarrant Lodge 942 and was a member of Scottish Rite Valley of Fort Worth and a member of Nobel of the Moslah Temple of Fort Worth. He was a member of American Bowler Association and past president and secretary of numerous bowling leagues. He was a member of Air Force Sergeants Association.

Survivors: Son, Arthur John Graves Jr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Chief Master Sgt. Patricia Ann Graves Cox of Honolulu and Janice Diane Noggle of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Debbie Cox of Fort Worth; mother, Donna Walearth of Tyler; brother, Richard Graves of Tyler; sisters, Gloria Balzor and Ruby Franklin, both of Tyler; grandsons, Jason Cox, Jordan Graves, Christian Graves-Garcia, Brek Clendenin and Trey Cross; granddaughters, Starla Graves, Jennifer Cox, Meggan Noggle, Mandi Cross and Lindsay Cross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Jim L. Hilliard
FORT WORTH -- Jim L. Hilliard, 65, retired owner of a trucking company, died Sunday in Fort Worth after a lengthy illness.

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

Jim L. Hilliard was born Jan. 3, 1931, in Greenville. He had lived in the Fort Worth area for 50 years. He owned and operated J&F Delivery Service and also worked as a custodian at Boswell High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Following retirement in 1991, he spent most of his time fishing.

Survivors: Wife, Gladys Hilliard of Fort Worth; son, Brad Hilliard of Euless; daughter, Rhonda Krol of Cliwice, Poland; stepmother, Temple Wyatt of Haltom City; brothers, W. A. Hilliard of Arlington, Dennis Hilliard of Killeen, Kenneth Hilliard of Crowley and Bob Preston of Amarillo; sister, Joyce Smith of Grand Saline; and grandchildren, Daniel Krol and Krisha Krol.

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

George E. Hinds
FORT WORTH -- George Emerson Hinds, 76, a retired engineer for General Dynamics, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Phillips Presbyterian Church, 745 W. Pipeline Road in Hurst. The Rev. Steven Jester will officiate. His body was donated to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

George Hinds was born Jan. 24, 1920, in Indianapolis, Ind. His early childhood was spent in Mexico, where his parents served as missionaries. The family moved to Texas in the early 1930s.

A graduate of Baylor University, he also attended the University of Chicago and the University of Texas. During World War II, he served in the Navy Seabees in Hawaii and other points in the Pacific while his other two brothers served in the Army and Air Corps. His brother, Donald Hinds, was killed in action with the Third Army in Belgium. George was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend to many.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to St. Phillips Presbyterian Church to benefit the Youth Ministry.

Survivors: Wife, Helen of Fort Worth; son, Joseph Hinds and wife, Marjorie, of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Sheila Rowntree and husband, David, of Concord, Calif.; brother, Claude Hinds and wife, Marion, of Dallas; stepgrandchildren, Mary Pugmire and John Rowntree of Concord, Calif.; great-grandchild, Brianda Pugmire of Concord, Calif.; niece, Claudia Parker of Shreveport, La.; and nephew, Donald Hinds of Dallas.

Alma Eloyce G. Hopkins
FORT WORTH -- Alma Eloyce Giese Hopkins, 80, a homemaker, died Sunday at a White Settlement nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Funeral Home. Burial: Lanham Cemetery in Hamilton.

Born on March 27, 1916, to loving parents, Bertha Bureson Giese (the daughter of Norwegian immigrants) and Albert Henry Edward Giese (of German immigrant descent), Alma Eloyce Giese was the third daughter of seven children.

She was known to all as Loyce and carried a fierce pride in her heritage and family values that would be enviable to generations of today. Having come from a large family of modest means, she learned the value of hard work and keeping a good sense of humor, which became her legacy to her children in later years.

She married Marvin Hopkins at age 16 and together they endured the hardships of the Depression, the pain and joy of raising four children (that none of which, by the way, came with instructions). She made friends easily and maintained their love and loyalty with a good and true heart, along with an open kitchen and a bottomless coffee pot.

Raised in the Lutheran Church, she discovered and joined White Settlement Church of Christ around the middle of the 20th century and quest for the truth was an ever-present activity in her life.

After the last of her children had left the fold, Loyce set out at the age of 59 to pursue a career she'd always wanted. She became a nurse's assistant at the White Settlement nursing home where she brought an able hand to care for those in need. There she brought light into many lives as well as her own.

In 1990, with the death of her husband, Loyce's seemingly everlasting will and strength left her and upon her request, she was enrolled at the very nursing home where she had worked so diligently just a few years before. There she passed her days making peace with her maker until he called her home.

Alma Eloyce Giese Hopkins passed from this life on Sept. 22, 1996, and now rests in the bosom of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and in the company of the family and friends who preceded her to the other side of that great river.

She has left us in body, but will dwell within us in our hearts and with our spirits until that day comes when we shall be rejoined and weep no more.

Loyce was a member of Las Vegas Trail Church of Christ.

Survivors: Those of us she left behind, her four children, Janet Cowley, Velda Webb, Carl Hopkins and Gracie Arnold; two sisters, Freda Herring and Lola Babbit; brother, H.L. Giese; her grandchildren, Susie Julianno, Jerry Ford, Deidra Rodriguez, Clint Hopkins, Ginger Holt, Jamie Piano, James Hopkins, Cindy Kilman and Nakoa Arnold; and a blessing too numerous to list of great- and great- great-grandchildren.

Riley Funeral Home
Hamilton, (817) 386-3117

T.W. Houston
HASLET -- T.W. Houston, 71, a retired Tenneco natural gas pipeline foreman, died Monday at a Bedford hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Dido Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

T.W. Houston was born in Parsons, Tenn. He was a member of Haslet Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Martha K. Houston of Haslet; son, Michael Wayne Houston of Fort Worth; daughter, Gail Mackin of Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Joe Houston of Lexington, Tenn.; four sisters, Mable Wallace of Parsons, Georgia May Wood of Maywood, Ill., Lucille Kindle of Parsons and Patsy Reeves of Dardlin, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.

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

Charles H. Jones
GRANBURY -- Charles H. Jones, 78, a retired General Dynamics analyst, died Monday at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church. Burial: Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at Martin's Funeral Home.

Memorials: First Christian Church of Granbury, in the name of Charles H. Jones.

Charles H. Jones was born Sept. 4, 1918, and had lived in Granbury since 1977. He was employed by General Dynamics from 1964 to 1982.

Mr. Jones was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of Polytechnic Masonic Lodge 986. He was a member of First Christian Church of Granbury. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II as a staff sergeant.

Survivors: Wife, Frances Jones of Granbury; son, Larry Jones of Hurst; brother, Paul Jones of Hurst; sister, Mary Belle Griffin of Houston; granddaughter, Jennifer Trani of Bakersfield, Calif.; grandsons, Scotty Jones and Randy Jones, both of Hurst; great- grandchildren, Terra Trani and Trisha Trani, both of Bakersfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Mable Jones
BURLESON -- Mable Jones, 79, a retired ladies clerk of fine jewelry at Leonards Department Store, died Monday at a Burleson care center.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Burleson. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Mable Jones was born April 20, 1917, in Mountain Park, Okla. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Burleson.

Survivors: Husband, Adron Jones of Burleson; son, Freddy Paul Jones of Willow Park; stepson, Larry Jones of Tucson, Ariz.; brothers, Amos Lawson of Sterling City and Bob Lawson of Odessa; sisters, Adeline Ball of Mount Pleasant and Beverly Andrae of White Settlement; seven grandchildren; and one great- granddaughter.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Kimberly K. Lowery
FORT WORTH -- Kimberly Kay Wilde Lowery, 27, a pharmacy sales clerk, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrews Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Kimberly Lowery was born Oct. 5, 1968, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Son, Christopher Lowery of Fort Worth; parents, Cecil and Margaret Wilde of Fort Worth; sisters, Debra Burgamy of Burleson and Barbara Wilde of Fort Worth; maternal grandmother, Rachel Duesman of Pilot Point; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Leonardo Martinez
DECATUR -- Leonardo Martinez, 61, a maintenance worker and farmer, died Sunday in Decatur.

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

Leonardo Martinez was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Mexico.

Survivors: Wife, Leonor Martinez of Fort Worth; daughters, Hilda Garcia of Fort Worth and Diana Martinez of Decatur; brother, Jose Vivian Martinez of Hurst; sisters, Hilda Gonzales of Lubbock, Olga Guzman of Houston, Dionisia Guzman of Lubbock, Enedina Ramos of Garland, Maria Cruz Escalon of Petersburg and Maria de las Angeles Duran of Lubbock; grandson, Jimmy Leonard Martinez Basaldu; granddaughters, Adriane Martinez Basaldu, Jenesis Garcia and Yvonngelina Martinez Basaldu; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Robert J. Matthews
HALTOM CITY -- Robert J. "Bob" Matthews, 68, a supervisor, died Saturday in North Richland Hills.

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

Robert J. "Bob" Matthews was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Wichita Falls. He had been a Fort Worth resident since 1960. He had worked most of his life in the oil and gas distribution industry and retired from Pride of Texas Distributors in 1990. He was a member of Polytechnic Masonic Lodge 925.

Survivors: Wife, Mamie Matthews of Haltom City; daughters, Janene Firm of Fort Worth, Dianne Ray of Benbrook, Charlotte Logan of Crowley and Marilyn Stricklan of Poolville; stepchildren, Vickie Scearce of Fort Worth and Gary Markum and Kenneth Markum, both of Watauga; sister, Mabel Hightower of Fort Worth; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great- grandchildren.

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

Veleta E. Maxwell
BURLESON -- Veleta Ellen Maxwell, 92, a homemaker, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: noon Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson. Burial: Rendon Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Veleta Ellen Maxwell was born Nov. 30, 1903, in Oak Grove. She was a member of Retta Baptist Church, where she was a nursery teacher and played the pump organ many years ago. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Eastern Star for many years.

Survivors: Seven nephews, Brady Maxwell of Lemon Grove, Calif., Buddy Maxwell and J.H. Maxwell, both of Rendon, Walter Earl Maxwell of Fort Worth, Charles Lynn Maxwell of Mesquite and Gary Maxwell and Randy Maxwell, both of Rendon; and eight nieces, Dorotha Wiggins of Bethesda, Marlene Rowe of Retta, Wilma Psencik, Ruth Luttrell and Norma Chatman, all of Rendon, Paula Crocker of Burleson, Kitty Mitchell of Fort Worth and Debbie Alford of Burleson.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Carl D. McSpadden
FORT WORTH -- Carl Denver McSpadden, a musician, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in Buel Cemetery in Alvarado.

Carl McSpadden was born April 11, 1939, in Merkel.

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

Edith F. Mitchell
FORT WORTH -- Edith Frey Mitchell, 67, a nurse who retired in 1994, died Thursday at home.

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

Memorials: American Lung Association.

Edith Frey Mitchell was born Jan. 20, 1929, in Hugo, Okla. She was preceded in death by Raymond Frey.

Survivors: Brother, George Marvin Frey Jr. of Hugo, Okla.; sisters, Lola Jone of Electra and Mamie Brentley and Ophelia Oakes, both of Fort Worth; and nephew and his wife, Clem and Retha Brentley.

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

Novella D. Moon
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii -- Novella Dearmore Moon, 73, a retired Arkansas Realtor and schoolteacher, died Monday at a Dallas hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. today at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Novella Dearmore Moon was born Dec. 22, 1922, in Bonita. She was a former longtime resident of Fort Worth and DeQueen, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Dr. and Mrs. B.F. Dearmore, T.H.D.; her brother, Henry Dearmore; and her sister, Mary Mason.

Survivors: Sons, Chester Leo Helms Jr. and John Franklin Helms, both of San Francisco, and James Arlo Helms of Hawaii; brothers, James Hugh Dearmore II and Dr. Roy Franklin, both of Garland; sister, Thelma Joe Waldrop of North Richland Hills; and Juan Charus Helms of Hawaii.

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

Edria L. Moorhead
DE LEON -- Edria Lee Moorhead, 84, a homemaker, died Friday at a De Leon hospital.

Funeral: Was Sunday at Nowlin Funeral Home. Burial: De Leon Cemetery.

Nowlin Funeral Home
De Leon, (817) 893-2021

Harold Paramore
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Harold Paramore, 75, a machinist, died Sunday at a Bedford hospital.

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

Harold Paramore was born Feb. 16, 1921, in Joshua. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked for and retired from General Portland Cement Company after 43 years. He was a member of Stockyard Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by a son, Harold Wayne Paramore, in January 1990, and a granddaughter, Dove DeAnn Paramore, in November 1978.

Survivors: Wife, Audrey Paramore of North Richland Hills; son and daughter- in-law, Mike and Karen Paramore of Granbury; brothers, Jake B. Paramore of Decatur and Lloyd R. Paramore of Bedford; sisters, Burley Hahn of Fort Worth, Beatrice Swain of Bedford and Mavis Smith of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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

Joe D. Pitts
FORT WORTH -- Joe D. Pitts, 71, a retired, self-employed painter, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Chapel of Chimes of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Joe D. Pitts was born June 24, 1925, in Ardmore, Okla. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Son, Steven Mosteller of Fort Worth; daughters, Beverly Mosteller, Dianna Smith and Patricia Spence, all of Fort Worth, and Debbie Burns of Benbrook; sister, Jean Keeler of Fort Worth; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren.

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

Mary E.Porter
FORT WORTH -- Mary E. Porter, 83, a tile inspector with 30 years of service at Huntington Tile Co., died Saturday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 9 tonight at Alonzo Funeral Home.

Mary E. Porter was born Jan. 21, 1913, in Fort Worth. She was a graduate of North Side High School. In 1934, she married William A. Porter, who preceded her in death in 1971. Mrs. Porter was a loving mother and grandmother and was a member of Victory Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Reece B. Porter of Fort Worth; daughter, Mary Burdine of Castro Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, William Jensen, Autumn Jensen and April Jensen, all of Fort Worth, Thomas Jensen of Tulsa, Okla., Richard Burdine of Yuma, Ariz., Mary Hanel of Glen Cove, Calif., and Martha O'Brien of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091

ReAnna M. Quintanilla
FORT WORTH -- ReAnna Marie Quintanilla, 20, a dental assistant, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 7 tonight at Mount Olivet Chapel.

Memorials: Feed the Children.

ReAnna Marie Quintanilla was born May 29, 1976, in Amarillo. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Raymond Quintanilla and Robert Leo Bozeman; great-grandmothers, Lydia Nichols and Nellie Martinez; great-grandfather, James Edward Nichols; aunt, Josephine Andrade; and cousin, Wayne Machala Jr.

Survivors: Parents, Gilbert and Glenda Quintanilla of Fort Worth; brother and sister-in-law, Gilbert "Chopper" Jr. and Brenda Quintanilla of Fort Worth; paternal grandmother, Delores Quintanilla of Fort Worth; maternal grandmother, Gladys Louise Bozeman of Houston; uncles, Robert Bozeman and his wife, Suzanne, of Sealy, Larry Bozeman and his wife, Kelly, and Richard Bozeman and his wife, Mona, all of Houston, Frank McKay of Huntsville, Larry Quintanilla and his wife, Joyce, of Fort Worth, Rudy Quintanilla of Fort Worth and Ricky Quintanilla of Albuquerque, N.M.; aunts, June Machala of Houston, Linda "Pudden" Woods and her husband, Bobby, of Somerville, Rosa Quintanilla of Fort Worth, Margaret Jiminez and her husband, Salvador, of Albuquerque, and Delores Patino and her husband, Joe, of Fort Worth; nephew, Gilbert Quintanilla III "Poppy" of Fort Worth; godparents, Margaret Jiminez and Eston Lee Jones; numerous cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles; boyfriend, James Castillo of Fort Worth; and best friends, Erica Lopez and Melissa Garcia.

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

Baby Randolph
FORT WORTH -- Baby Randolph, a newborn, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth.

Baby Randolph was born Sept. 21, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, Michael L. and Laura S. Randolph of Fort Worth; sisters, Ashley M. and Kally N. Randolph of Fort Worth; grandparents, Alton C. and Mattie S. Randolph and Steven L. and Linda S. Williamson, all of Fort Worth; and many aunts and unlces.

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

Mary M. Ray
FORT WORTH -- Mary M. Ray, 82, a homemaker, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Memorial service: In Pasadena, Texas.

Mary Maxine Ray was born May 3, 1914, in Rhetta. She was a former member of the Eastern Star. She was active with her late husband, Forest Glen Ray, in International Oil Industry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Forest Glen Ray, in 1965.

Survivors: Son, James Maxwell Ray of Fort Worth; daughter, Sylvia Palmros and her husband, Eric, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Melody Ann Palmros Burt of Port Aransas, James Nelson Palmros of Fort Worth, Forest Ray Palmros of Fort Worth, Eric Kevin Palmros III of Fort Worth and Sabra Lynn Palmros Blaskey of Port Aransas; and great- grandchildren, Aleta Massey Palmros of Granbury and Samuel Carson Burt of Port Aransas.

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

Helen A. Renick
FORT WORTH -- Helen Abel Renick, 93, a homemaker, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Southside Church of Christ. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Helen Renick was born Aug. 23, 1903, in Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Renick.

Memorials: Fosters Home For Children, P.O. Box 928, Stephenville, Texas 76401.

Survivors: Daughters, Nancy Renick Sacks and husband, Matthew, of Fort Worth, and Helen Renick Saucier of New Orleans, La.; and three granddaughters.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Charles W. Reynolds III
ARLINGTON -- Charles William Reynolds III, 40, a retired Navy petty officer first class, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. Visitation: 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home.

Charles William Reynolds III was born Sept. 4, 1956, in Sacramento, Calif. He was a resident of Alameda, Calif., for four years. He worked at Carswell AFB for the last year and was with Dallas Naval Station since 1993. He had been in the Navy for 20 years.

Survivors: Wife, Connie Reynolds of Arlington; son, Charles William Reynolds IV of Arlington; daughter, Heather Brianna Reynolds of Arlington; parent, Charles William Reynolds Jr. of Alabama; brother, Manly Jerome Reynolds of Ranch Cordova, Calif.; and sisters, Gloria Diane Reynolds of Ranch Cordova, Calif. and Regina Reynold of Oakland, Calif.

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

Lee Roy Simpson
COLLEYVILLE -- Lee Roy Simpson, 90, a retired maintenance worker, died Sunday in Bedford.

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

Lee Roy Simpson was born Oct. 17, 1905, in Hamilton. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Colleyville and 1184 Mason's Lodge.

Survivors: Wife, Grace Simpson of Colleyville; nieces, Betty Acton of Fort Worth and Betty Merle Smith of Azle; and nephews, Harold Parks of Fort Worth and Larry Halbert of Kingwood.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

F.T. Starbuck
BRYSON -- F.T. "Cotton" Starbuck, 83, a retired Hexcel Corporation inventory clerk, died Sunday in Bryson.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Bryson. Burial: Cottonwood Cemetery in Bryson.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Bryson or Bryson EMT.

F.T. "Cotton" Starbuck was born Sept. 18, 1913, in Monte Vista, Colo. He was married to Alma Wells on Nov. 10, 1934, in Megargel, Texas. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Bryson and a charter member of the Bryson Lions Club.

Survivors: Wife, Alma Starbuck of Bryson; son, Richard Starbuck of Lakeside City; and two grandchildren.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

R.C. Steingraber
GRANBURY -- R.C. Steingraber, 65, a carpenter, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Military graveside service wil be in Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

R.C. Steingraber was born May 23, 1931, in St. Joseph, Mo. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and was a member of the VFW in Granbury. He was a Granbury resident since 1988.

Memorials: Please make donations to Community Bank in Granbury, 500 S. Morgan St., Granbury, Texas 76048, c/o Sherry Steingraber in memory of Rudy Steingraber.

Survivors: Wife, Sherry Steingraber of Granbury; sons, Wesley Riley of Austin and Tom Riley of Kennedale; daughters, Cheryl Middleton of Hurst, Mindee Porter of Waco and Paulie Chiles of Arlington; 10 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and cousin, Paula Schmidt of Aurora, Colo.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Tristan G. Stockin
ARLINGTON -- Tristan Gabe Stockin, a newborn, died Saturday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Moore Memorial Gardens.

Tristan Stockin was born Sept. 21, 1996, in Arlington.

Survivors: Parents, Kevin and Chaneya Stockin of Arlington; brother, Chad Reynolds of Arlington; sisters, Ashlee and Chelsea Stockin of Arlington; grandparents, Wanaka Burks, Don and Jo Stockin and Kathy Burks; and great-grandparent, Boney McIntosh.

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

John L. Stockton
BOWIE -- John L. "Jake" Stockton, 85, a retired oil industry roughneck, died Sunday in Bowie.

Funeral: Was Monday at Southside Baptist Church. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery.

John L. "Jake" Stockton was born March 19, 1911, in Alvord.

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

Ruby M. Studdard
FORT WORTH -- Ruby Mae Studdard, a TP Coal & Oil Co. property tax department secretary who retired in 1987 after 19 years, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Central Christian Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Central Christian Church or charity of choice.

Ruby Mae Studdard was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Hill County. She was a member of Central Christian Church, where she was a deaconess emeritus, and a member of Women's Christian Fellowship.

Survivors: Husband, George B. Studdard; stepson, George R. Studdard and wife, Joann; step-grandchildren, Gary R. Studdard and Suzanne Ryals; and step- great-grandchildren, Thomas Nathan Studdard, Molly Abigail Studdard, Van Ryals and Hayden Ryals.

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

Ascencion M. Terronez Jr.
RIO VISTA -- Ascencion M. "Tony" Terronez Jr., 49, a Chaparral Steel welder in Midlothian, died Friday in Rio Vista.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery.

Ascencion M. "Tony" Terronez Jr. was born Dec. 31, 1946, in Cameron.

Survivors: Wife, Margaret A. Terronez of Rio Vista; sons, John Edgin and Harold Adams, both of Cleburne; daughters, Staci Nichols of Virginia, Virginia McClure of Meridian and Susan Lough of Cleburne; father, Ascencion Terronez Sr. of Rio Vista; five brothers; and several grandchildren.

Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home
Cleburne, 558-2322

Homer L. Tomlin
FORT WORTH -- Homer L. Tomlin, a retired city of Fort Worth fireman, died Sunday in Richardson, Texas, one day short of his 81st birthday.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 1996, at Arlington Funeral Home, 1221 East Division St., Arlington, Texas. Burial will be in the Tomlin Family Cemetery in Arlington, Texas. Visitation: 5 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Tomlin, a lifelong resident of Fort Worth, died at 3:50 p.m. Sunday, September 22, at The Gardens of Richardson.

Mr. Tomlin was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Arlington, Texas, the fifth of six children of John and Minnie Tomlin. He married Marion Dawson on September 5, 1942, in Fort Worth. She survives.

Mr. Tomlin graduated from Paschal High School in 1936. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from the City of Fort Worth Fire Department in 1971. He was a member of the Freemasons Julian Feild Lodge No. 908. Mr. Tomlin will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father and proud grandfather.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association, 12850 Spurling Dr., Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75230.

Survivors: Wife, Marion Tomlin of Richardson; daughter, Diana Staley of Richardson; brothers, Ardell Tomlin and wife, Keeta, of Graford, and Cecil Tomlin of Whitesboro; sisters, Eunice Graham and husband, Tom, of Fort Worth and Lola Fuller of Bedford; sister-in-law, Mary Evelyn Tomlin of Los Fresnos; granddaughter, Leanna Staley of Austin and Kyle Staley of College Station.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Jack E. Turnbow
FORT WORTH -- Jack E. "Jay" Turnbow, 42, owner and operator of Turnbow Roofing, died Friday from injuries suffered in a fatal accident.

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

Jack Turnbow was born Nov. 6, 1953, in Fort Worth. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane B. Turnbow, in 1989.

Survivors: Wife, Nancy C. Turnbow of Fort Worth; father, Jack E. Turnbow Sr. of Fort Worth; sister, Jill Turnbow of Los Angeles, Calif.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Cleophus A. Washington
FORT WORTH -- Cleophus Alexander Washington, 53, a funeral home attendant and truck driver, died Friday at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Berea Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: Noon to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Cleophus Washington was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Almyra, Ark.

Cleophus Alexander Washington, son of the late Charles Washington and Agnes Crockett Washington, was a native of Almyra, Ark. He received his Christian education at Providence Baptist Church. Washington graduated from Immanuel High School in June of 1960 and moved to Fort Worth. He was a loyal employee of Baker Funeral Home, Inc., Bell Helicopter for 13 years and at the time of his demise he was employed by Dyers Material Company. He was a member of Building of Fellowship Nondemoninational Church.

Survivors: Wife, Annie Tamplin Washington of Fort Worth; sons, Terrance Washington and LeShawn Washington, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Donna Washington of Fort Worth and Karen Washington of Arlington; stepsons, Johnny Tamplin, John Anthony Tamplin and Andre Dion Tamplin, all of Fort Worth; stepdaughters, Cynthia Ann Tamplin and Trudie Renee Tamplin of Fort Worth; sisters, Erma Wright, Margaret Auston and Zeke Auston, all of Chicago, Ill., Elsie Stigger of Alpharetta, Ga., Viola Davis and Rev. Levi Davis of El Dorado, Ark., and Thelma Bass and Guy Bass of Fort Worth; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great- grandchildren; uncles; aunts; nieces; nephews; father-in-law, Fred D. Allen of Fort Worth; and other relatives and friends.

Baker Funeral Home
301 E. Rosedale St., 332-4468

Jim White
FORT WORTH -- Jim "Buz" White, 58, a bank branch manager, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at West Freeway Church of Christ. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: West Freeway Church of Christ, Benevolence Center, 8000 Western Hills Blvd., Fort Worth 76108.

Jim "Buz" White was born August 10, 1938, in Kilgore.

He was associated with First National Bank 32 years and then was associated with Central Bank and Trust six years. He was a member of West Freeway Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Carolyn White; son, Jeff White of Fort Worth; daughter, Wendy Kempe and her husband, Rick, of Fort Worth; mother, Henry Etta White of Wichita, Kan.; two brothers, Wendell White of Fort Worth and Ken White of Houston; sister, Mary Lou DeWitt of Wichita, Kan.; grandson, Mitchell Lynn Kempe; and extended family and friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Dalton M. Williams
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Dalton Michael Williams, a newborn, died Saturday in Arlington.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Moore Memorial Gardens.

Survivors: Parents, Charles Kenneth and Diane R. Williams of Grand Prairie; brother, Oliver Williams of Grand Prairie; sister, Tristana Williams of Grand Prairie; grandparents, John Evans and Robbie Weems Evans, Sherrol Bowling and Richie Weems; great-grandmother, Noma Starnes; and great-grandmother, Edna Cochran.

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

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