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Published Oct. 8, 1996

Gean E. Alexander 

Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Funeral Home. Officiant: Brother Gene Hill. Burial: Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Seagoville.

Gean Edward Alexander was born July 24, 1920, in Alto to the late Susie Moore Alexander and Malcomb Alexander. He was a resident of Mansfield, a member of Tate Springs Baptist Church in Arlington and a former member of the Arlington Saddle Club, the Model "A" Club and various other antique auto clubs.

Survivors: Sons, David Alexander of Seagoville and Mike Alexander and wife, Teri, of Fort Worth; daughter, Gwen Alexander of Arlington; brother, Bill Alexander of Arlington; sisters, Willie Mae Faires and Mary Belle Ballantine, both of Seagoville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives; and a host of friends.

Roselawn Funeral Home Seagoville, (972) 287-2121

Joe Don Anderson
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Joe Don Anderson, 28, a machinist, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Benbrook Cemetery.

Joe Anderson was born Nov. 2, 1967.

He was reared in Benbrook and resided in Grand Prairie. He was a loving husband, father, son and brother and will be dearly missed.

Survivors: Wife, Elizabeth Katherine Anderson of Grand Prairie; son, Justin David Anderson of Grand Prairie; daughter, Summer Lynn Anderson of Fort Worth; father, Jerry "Andy" Anderson of Fort Worth; mother, J. Ann Anderson of Benbrook; sister, Kimberly Whittenburg of Fort Worth; granny, Marjorie Reavis of Benbrook; paternal grandparents, P.C. and Anna Anderson of Fort Worth; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and the entire Martinez family.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Louise Auchenbach
HOUSTON -- Louis Auchenbach, 73, a homemaker, died Saturday in Webster.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Louise Auchenbach was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Enfield, N.C.

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

Vera D. Baker
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Vera D. Baker, 89, a homemaker, died Sunday at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cozart Davis Funeral Home. Burial: Douthitt Family Cemetery in Flynn. Visitation: Today at the funeral home.

Vera Baker was born Dec. 10, 1906, in Leon County.

Survivors: Son and wife, Daniel and Louise Baker of Bedford; daughter and husband, Joyce and Charles Williams of Arlington; brother, Averil Douthitt of Flynn; six grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

Davis Cozart Funeral Home
Normangee,(409) 396-6601

Brian D. Bickett
FORT WORTH -- Brian Donald Bickett, 33, a residential construction worker, died Sunday at a private residence.

Vigil: 7 tonight at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Funeral Mass: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Louis Bickett, David Bickett, John Urbank, George Presley, Craig Russell and John Lecquer.

Brian Bickett was born May 27, 1963. He was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.

Survivors: Parents, James and Jill (Smith) Bickett of Fort Worth; brother, Louis E. Bickett and David J. Bickett, both of Fort Worth and Steven J. Bickett of Austin; sisters, Ann Presley, Elaine Smith, Teresa Sedita, Yvonne Urbank and Avril Harville, all of Fort Worth; and 14 nieces and nephews.

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

Frank P. Calcaterra
FORT WORTH -- Frank Paul Calcaterra, 83, a welder for General Dynamics for 28 years, died Sunday at a Dallas hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Frank Calcaterra was born Dec. 9, 1912, in Fort Worth.

"His good and faithful servant is called home."

He was a longtime member and Deacon at First Baptist Church of Smithfield and a member of Machinist Union No. 776.

Pallbearers: Grandsons.

Survivors: Son, Sam Calcaterra and wife, Trudy, of Fort Worth; daughters, Ann Faidley and husband, Paul, of DeSoto, Lovene Janes and husband, Randall, of DeSoto and Rosella Eubanks of Fort Worth; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

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

Javier F. Castilleja
LAKESIDE -- Javier F. "Frank" Castilleja, 52, a security guard, died Saturday in Azle.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. today at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Castilleja was born April 19, 1944, in Laredo, Texas. He worked for Bell Helicopter Textron for 29 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962-1966. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church and the United Plant Guard Workers of America.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eusebio Castilleja Sr., and a sister, Maria Esther Castilleja.

Survivors: Wife of 30 years, Martina R. Castilleja of Fort Worth; son, Daniel D. Castilleja Sr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Tina M. Castilleja and Rebecca A. Castilleja, both of Fort Worth; mother, Esther Castilleja of San Antonio; brothers, Eusebio Castilleja Jr. of Laredo and Daniel M. Castilleja of Farmers Branch; sisters, Maria Mayhew of Dallas and Diana Vazquez of San Antonio; grandchildren, Daniel Castilleja Jr. and Taylor A. Castilleja, both of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Bette J. Chasteen
BENBROOK -- Bette J. "Pee Wee" Chasteen, 65, an electronics assembler, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Bette Chasteen was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Noblesville, Ind. She was retired from Howell Electronics.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Chasteen Sr.

Survivors: Son, Donald W. Chasteen Jr. of Fort Worth; daughter, Penny Crow of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Stephanie A. Thomas and F. Stephen Crow; and great-grandchildren, Ashley Thomas, Jarrod Thomas and Troy Thomas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Murnelle J. Clark
WEATHERFORD -- Murnelle Jennet Clark, 72, a newspaper composer who retired from the `Weatherford Democrat' , died Monday at a Weatherford nursing home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood community, Parker County.

Murnelle Clark was born in Graford, Texas.

Survivors: Husband, Walter V. Clark of Weatherford; sons, Glen L. Clark and Ken F. Clark, both of Weatherford; daughter, Dian K. Parker; brothers, Montgomery Fore of Fort Worth and William Silas Fore Jr. of Millsap; sister, Virginia Nelson of Houston; and grandchildren, Justin and Eric Parker, both of Weatherford.

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

Gertrude DuPree
TROPHY CLUB -- Gertrude DuPree, 94, a homemaker, died Saturday in Grapevine.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Moore's Funeral Chapel, Wayne Township, N.J. Burial: Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, charity of choice.

Gertrude DuPree was born Nov. 21, 1901, in Paterson, N.J.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick DuPree, and daughter, Ruther Priestner.

Survivors: Daughter, Doris Moore of Trophy Club; grandchildren, Susan Kluttz of Grapevine, Barbara Werte of Warwick, N.Y., John Priestner of York, Pa., and Scott Priestner of Hamburg, N.J.; three great-grandchildren; sister, Rose Magee of Totowa Boro, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

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

Barbara Fincher
ARLINGTON -- Barbara Fincher, 62, a homemaker, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Barbara Fincher was born June 10, 1934, in Fort Worth. She was a member of Celebration Worship Center of Arlington and was a devout Christian. She was a loving wife and mother.

Survivors: Husband of 43 years, Billy B. Fincher of Arlington; sons, Kris Fincher of Arlington and Danny Fincher of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Donna Lynne and Gary House of Weatherford; granddaughter, Monica House of Weatherford; brother, R.V. Smith of Fort Worth; sisters, Mary Duff of Ferris and Nell Stevenson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Evelyn C. Gates
FORT WORTH -- Evelyn Crawford Gates, a retired musical therapist, died Thursday at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral: Private services.

Memorials: Ed Cook Scholarship Fund, in care of Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon, Ga. 31204.

Evelyn Gates was born in Milledgeville, Ga.

Evelyn Gates, a longtime resident of Macon, Ga., moved to Fort Worth in 1979 to be with her son and his family.

Mrs. Gates was a member of the Ed Cook Sunday School Class at Vineville United Methodist Church in Macon. She had been a member of the DAR and Garden Club.

A pioneer in the field of musical therapy, she is believed to be the first licensed musical therapist in Georgia and served as vice president of the National Association of Musical Therapists.

Survivors: Son, H. Crawford Gates of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Valeria L. Gates of Dallas and Beau Gates and Thomas Gates of Fort Worth.

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

Floyd R. Guess
ARLINGTON -- Floyd R. Guess, 67, retired from the United States Air Force, died Friday in Dallas.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Arlington. Burial: Benbrook Cemetery in Benbrook. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Floyd R. Guess was born Jan. 14, 1929, in Throckmorton County. He was a longtime resident of Arlington and was retired from the United States Air Force and the Postal Service. He was a member of the CB Club of Arlington. He loved to play golf and dance. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington and was an inactive Mason.

Survivors: Wife, Lena Guess of Arlington; sons, Roger Guess and daughter-in-law, Phyllis Guess, and Leslie Guess and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Guess, all of Arlington; daughter, Barbara Harlow and son-in-law, R.D. Harlow of Bartlesville, Okla.; two brothers, seven sisters, seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson on the way.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Vera Hall
FORT WORTH -- Vera Hall, 86, a retired legal secretary, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Cryptside service: 2 p.m. today in Greenwood Mausoleum.

Mrs. Robert H. "Vera" Hall was born Dec. 23, 1909, in Fort Worth. She was a member of University Christian Church and was past queen of Rithman Temple No. 93. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, was past matron of the Tarrant Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 8 and was a member of Nyanca Court No. 34 and the Ladies Oriental Shrine.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Hall.

Memorials: Shriner's Childrens Hospital in Dallas or a charity of choice.

Survivors: Many, many friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Lucille V. Hamlett
FORT WORTH -- Lucille Vitek Hamlett, 72, a real estate broker for more than 30 years on the east side, most recently with Wm. Rigg., died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rev. Marjorie Montgomery will officiate. Burial: Private.

Memorials: Loaves & Fishes, 1709 E. Hattie St., Fort Worth 76104; or Meals on Wheels, 320 S. Freeway, Fort Worth 76104.

Lucille V. Hamlett was born April 23, 1924, in Granger.

She was the widow of Jack Robin Hamlett.

Survivors: Daughters, Vicki Hamlett Korda and her husband, George, of Fort Worth and Jackie Hamlett Lankton of Fort Worth; son, Don Hamlett of Fort Worth; daughter-in-law, Barbara Hamlett of Boyd; grandchildren, J.R., Megan, Mason, Hali and Sasha; brothers, Charlie Vitek and his wife, Lila, of Garland, Col. Richard Vitek, USAF (Ret.), and his wife, Virginia, of Fort Worth; sister-in- law, Mary Vitek of Fort Worth; and many extended family members and friends.

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

Mildred Jean Hunter
FORT WORTH -- Mildred Jean Hunter, 80, a homemaker, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Meadowbrook United Methodist Church. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill. Dr. Jim Porter, Dr. John Fiedler and Rev. Neal Norman will officiate.

Pallbearers: Stan Standridge Sr., Stan Standridge Jr., Scott Standridge, Kevan Cayce, Marcus West, John West, Robert Lansford and Arvil Lewis.

Honorary pallbearers: Bernard Reeder, George Brandt, Lewis Bull, Bob Grove, Bill Denman, Andrew West and Daniel West.

Memorials: Community Hospice of Texas, First United Methodist Church of Hurst Childrens Fund and Meadowbrook United Methodist Church Organ Fund. Mildred Jean Hunter was born June 28, 1916.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had lived in Fort Worth 45 years. She was a member of Meadowbrook United Methodist Church and a member of the Upper Room Sunday School Class there. She was also a member of the Womans Club of Fort Worth, the Beaux Arts Club and Mary Church Circle. Mildred loved her family and friends. The heavens will be brighter because she is there.

Survivors: Husband of 58 years, Earl E. Hunter; daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Stan Standridge, Betsy and John West; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Bill Denman; grandchildren and spouses, Stan and Lisa Standridge, Scott and Susan Standridge, Shellye and Kevan Cayce, Marcus West, Andrew West, Daniel West; great- grandchildren, Kami Cayce, Brook Cayce, Hunter Standridge and Sara Standridge.

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

J.L. Hutcheson
CLIFTON -- J.L. Hutcheson, 74, owner of Clifton Cattle Co. and a cattle order buyer, died Sunday in Clifton.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Clifton. Burial: Clifton Cemetery.

J.L. Hutcheson was born April 4, 1922, in El Paso. He attended school in Fort Worth and Springtown and graduated from A&M College in 1948. He served in the Naval Air Corps as a pilot in the Pacific during World War II. He married Ruby Lee Tisdale on Jan. 5, 1945. He organized the Clifton Cattle Co. in 1968, a cattle order buying company.

Survivors: Wife, Ruby Lee Hutcheson of Clifton; son, Jim Hutcheson of McGregor; daughter, Lee Ann Muller of Bakersfield, Calif.; and two grandsons.

Clifton Funeral Home
Clifton, (871) 675-8611

Longino Livar
FORT WORTH -- Longino Livar, 88, a farmer, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Livar was born Dec. 25, 1907, in Yorktown.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Modesta Livar Aguilar. Survivors: Wife, Guadalupe Livar of Fort Worth; sons, Serapio Livar and Deonicio Livar, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Josephine Livar of Fort Worth and Lydia Aleman of Stanford; brothers, Eugene Livar of San Antonio, Santiago Livar of Fort Worth and Alfrado Livar of Midlothian; sisters, Francesa Cardosa of Mathis, Martina Davela of Victoria, Elvira Martines of Bardwelle and Epifania Livar of Fort Worth; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great- great-grandchildren.

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

Frances L. Martin
SEMINOLE, Okla. -- Frances Louise Martin, 71, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. today in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Frances Martin was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Thomas Gary Weir.

Survivors: Loving family and friends.

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

Edward G. McCoy
FORT WORTH -- Edward G. "Mac" McCoy, 90, a retired Missouri and Pacific Railroad electrician, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at South Park Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Edward G. "Mac" McCoy was born June 19, 1906, in Millville, Ark. He was a Member of South Park Baptist Church and a 60-year member of I.B.E.W. Local No. 942.

Survivors: Wife, Thelma McCoy of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Barbara McCoy of Fort Worth; sister, Bessie Mae Brown of Evadale, Texas; grandchildren, Anne Stella, Nancy Griggs and Tim McCoy; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Sarah C. McGuire
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Sarah Catherine McGuire, 93, a retired teacher, died Sunday in Arlington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of White Settlement. Officiants: Dr. Paul E. Miller and Brother Ken Emerson of University Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Sarah Catherine McGuire was born May 18, 1903, in Comanake, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, to pioneer parents, Thomas T. and Mary Catherine Reeves. She married Marvin E. McGuire in 1927 in Atoka, Okla. She taught elementary education in Atoka, Okla., and Gilham, Ark., retiring after 16 years in White Settlement elementary schools.

Mrs. McGuire was a graduate of South Eastern State University in Durant, Okla., with what at the time was called a Life Certificate. She received a Bachelor of Education from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., and a Master of Education in 1963 from Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth. She was a member of the state and national education in each state where she was employed.

She was honored with a "This is Your Life" and lifetime membership in the PTA. She was a member of First Baptist Church of White Settlement and a longtime Sunday school teacher. She was a charter member and past worthy matron of W.S. Order of Eastern Star No. 1053. She was the youngest of five children, all who lived to be in their nineties.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Edward; son, Richard Edward; and granddaughter, Mary Catherine.

Survivors: Children, Frances D. Fowler of San Diego, Calif., Thomas McGuire of Mansfield and Robert D. McGuire of Boulder, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Myrtis Roberts of Wilsonville, Ore.; six grandsons; three granddaughters, 12 great- grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Irene G. Nelson
WILLOW PARK -- Irene G. Nelson, 88, a food service employee, died Sunday in Willow Park.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. today in Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: Community Hospice, 1000 Summit Ave., Fort Worth 76102.

Irene G. Nelson was born Sept. 12, 1908, in Williamson County.

Mrs. Nelson, a former Fort Worth resident, had lived in Willow Park eight months.

Survivors: Nephews, Virgil Gill of Canyon, Michael Nelson of Fort Worth and Steve Nelson of Houston; special friends, Mike and Paula Keith, Angie and Billy Eason and Lauren and Karen Keith, all of Willow Park.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Frances E. Newby
SPRINGTOWN -- Frances E. Newby, 59, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at White's Funeral Home in Springtown. Burial: Annis Chapel Cemetery in Springtown. Visitation: 8 a.m. to service time today.

Frances Newby was born Sept. 7, 1937, in Aspermont.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lake Worth.

Survivors: Husband, Ralph Newby of Springtown; daughter, Lea Ada Bianchi and son-in-law, David, of Diamond Bar, Calif.; mother, Pearl Sue Allen of Abilene; brothers, John B. Allen of Big Spring and U.S. Allen of Dallas; sisters, Loyle Elva McCoy of Abilene, Connie Harrelson of Mineral Wells, Margie Richards of Weatherford, Lillie Youngblood of Rogers, Ark., and Karen Hunter of Clyde.

White's Funeral Home
Springtown, (817) 220-7111

Johnnye Noonkester
FORT WORTH -- Johnnye Noonkester, 76, a retired cashier who had been with Kroger Food Stores for more than 25 years, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors. Burial: Nancy Smith Cemetery in Glen Rose. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Johnnye Noonkester was born March 17, 1920, in Glen Rose. She was the seventh child of John D. and Janie L. Sanders, who preceded her in death, as well as her sister, Lorene Simms Dean, and four brothers, George O., Vernon, Algee and Olin Sanders.

Survivors: Son, Frank Noonkester of Monahans; sisters, Winnie Lea Looges of Fort Worth and Edna LaBarbera of Ferris; grandchildren, La-Nell Byerly and Melissa Taylor of Blue Mound; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Joe I. Oakley
FORT WORTH -- Joe I. Oakley, 77, a cabinet maker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Noon Wednesday at Park Temple Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Joe Oakley was born Oct. 13, 1918, in Fort Worth. He was a veteran of World War II. He was an avid fisherman and he and his late wife, Margie, were great antique enthusiasts.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie, March 29, 1996.

Memorials: Park Temple Baptist Church.

Survivors: Son, Michael Oakley of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Jack Snodgrass of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and grandchildren, Jack Snodgrass Jr. and his wife, Chris, of Southlake, and Kelly Snodgrass of College Station.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Alice B. O'Steen
ARLINGTON -- Alice B. O'Steen, 88, a homemaker, died Monday in Arlington.

Graveside service: Was Monday in Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene.

Alice B. O'Steen was born Feb. 12, 1908, in Clay County. She had been a resident of Arlington since 1975 and was a former resident of Abilene. She was a Methodist.

Survivors: Son, Bill O'Steen of Arlington; brother, Leonard Simmons of Keller; sister, Irene Moore of Wichita Falls; and grandchildren, David and Susan.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Margie K. Parker
FORT WORTH -- Margie Kneeland Parker, 55, died Friday at a local hospital after a brief illness.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Park Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Margie Kneeland Parker was born May 7, 1941, in Center, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her son, Lorenzo Kneeland, in 1976 and mother, Evoria Toombs, in 1979.

Survivors: Sons, Kenneth L. Kneeland of Fort Worth, Fredrick P. Kneeland of Dallas and Everett C. Kneeland and Kelly K. Kneeland and wife, Demetria, all of Fort Worth; daughter, Eva Kneeland Powell and her husband, Frank, of Fort Worth; grandparent, Dollie Edmond of Tyler; 11 grandchildren; and two great- granddaughters.

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

Jimmy Payne
NEWARK -- Jimmy "Bo" Payne, 52, a self-employed truck driver, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: Old Hall Cemetery in Lewisville. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Jimmy "Bo" Payne was born June 16, 1944, in Orange, Texas. He was a lifetime member of the Fort Worth Anglers Club and former chief of the Newark Fire Department. He was a Baptist. He married Hazel Steel on April 13, 1967, in Oklahoma and they were united 29 years until his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughters, Kelsey and Kayla.

Survivors: Wife of 29 years, Hazel Steel Payne of Newark; sons, Eddie Payne of Rockwall; daughters, Tammy Roderick and Lisa Benthall, both of Newark; brother, Archie Payne of Little Elm; sister, Jean Cowart of Justin; and grandchildren, Michael, James, Tara and Quincy.

Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home
Boyd, (817) 433-5310

Randall G. Payne
BURLESON -- Randall Gene "Randy" Payne, 40, a Winn-Dixie meat cutter for 18 years, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial: Prairie Springs Cemetery.

Memorials: For Randall G. Payne, Burleson State Bank, Account No. 2318269.

Randall Gene "Randy" Payne was born May 25, 1956, in Fort Worth. He was a lifelong resident of Burleson. He was a graduate of Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Industrial Technology, Who's Who at Tarleton and was a member of Alpha Chi. He was an official with the Southwest Football Association and attended St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He taught Construction Graphics, Communications Graphics and Computer Maintenance Technology at Burleson High School.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Garland Gene Payne Sr., on March 18, 1991, and Clara Payne on Jan. 17, 1991.

Survivors: Wife, Tracie Payne of Burleson; daughters, Bethany Nicole Payne and Jillian Shea Payne, both of Burleson; brothers, Bryan Keith Payne of Granbury, Dennis Payne of Joshua and Garland Gene Payne Jr. of Weatherford; sister, Paula Dianne McKnight of Burleson; and aunts and uncles.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Christopher A. Perez
FORT WORTH -- Christopher Andrew Perez, 21, a warehouse laborer, died Sunday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Rosary: 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Christopher Andrew Perez was born March 4, 1975, in Floresville.

Survivors: Wife, Sharlene Alfaro; son, Louis Alfaro; daughter, Ariel Marie Perez; parents, Andres Olivo and Nicolassa Olivo Padilla; brother, Jose Hernandez; extended family, Ofelia Oliva and cousins of San Antonio, Maxine Olivo of Brownwood, Odilia Hinojosa and cousins, Carlos Serna, Teresita Serna, Erika Serna, Melissa, Patricia, Leticia, Tersa Serrano, Manuel Serrano, Santos Serrano, Laura Serrano, Josie Mata, and Sonia Mata.

Alonzo Funeral Home
2301 Ephriham Ave., 740-9091

Willie D. Pitts Sr.
HURST -- Willie Doyle Pitts Sr., 77, a retired Tarrant County employee, died Sunday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Friendship Baptist Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 tonight.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to AWANA Club Friendship Baptist Church.

Willie Pitts Sr. was born Feb. 6, 1919, in Stone County, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bettie Lou Pitts.

Survivors: Sons, Doyle Pitts Jr. of North Richland Hills, Andrew Pitts and Don Pitts, both of Cleburne, and Wesley Pitts of Hurst; sister, Wanda Fletcher of Hurst; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great- grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Lorene Reedy
HUNGTINGTON -- Lorene Reedy, 74, a homemaker, died Saturday in Lufkin.

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

Lorene Reedy was born Oct. 10, 1921, in Fort Smith, Ark.

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

Nellie L. Roberts
GRANDVIEW -- Nellie Lee Roberts, 82, wife, mother and homemaker, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Church in Grandview. Burial: Richland Cemetery in Mertense. Dr. Richard Penna, First United Methodist Church in Waco, and Rev. Lylette Pharr, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Grandview, will officiate. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Diabetes Association.

Nellie Lee Young Roberts was born May 29, 1914, in Hillsboro. She married W.A. "Bill" Roberts Nov. 22, 1922. He preceded her in death in 1989.

They were residents of Newark more than 30 years and members of First United Methodist Church of Boyd. Both were very active in the Texas Sundowners Riding Club. Mrs. Roberts moved to Grandview in 1992 to be closer to her family.

She was loved by all and will be greatly missed. We love you, Grandma.

Survivors: Daughter, Terry Lynn Pannell of Grandview; son, Gary Young Roberts of Burleson; granddaughters, Michelle Pannell of Temecula, Calif. and Lisa Mitchell of Dallas; grandson, Jimmy Pannell of Grandview; sister, Ruby Tyler of Conroe; brothers, Noble Young of Sweetwater and Jesse Young of Newark; great-grandsons, Jacob Pannell and Ben Pannell of Temecula, Calif. She had many dearly loved nephews, nieces and relatives and wonderful friends.

Clayton Kay Funeral Home
Grandview, (817) 866-3311

Benjamin C. Roberts
FORT WORTH -- Benjamin Calvin Roberts, 75, a milling machinist, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. today in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Benjamin Calvin Roberts was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Sycamore, Ala.

Survivors: Wife, Juanita Roberts of Fort Worth; sons, Terry Roberts and Kip Roberts, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Karen Lane and Melody Kinnaird, both of Fort Worth; and two grandchildren.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Juanita J. Shawn
FOREST HILL -- Juanita J. Shawn, 82, a meal coordinator for Meals On Wheels, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Joshua. Burial: Godley Cemetery.

Juanita Shawn was born Dec. 26, 1913, in Bridgeport. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Joshua.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Survivors: Daughters, Alma Payne of Fort Worth, Juanita Gillaspie of Dallas, Louise Foret of Fort Worth and Nita Magnon of Joshua; brother, Henery Jackson of Atlanta, Texas; sister, Nellie Mae Kirkpatrick of Houston; sister-in- law, Judy Shawn of Joshua; 21 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

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

L.C. Spencer
FORT WORTH -- L.C. Spencer, 60, a foreman for Traders Oil Mill, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 tonight at Baker Funeral Home. Wake 6 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Spencer was born Feb. 10, 1936, in Spur.

L.C. was the son of Lacy and Mattie Tucker Spencer of Spur in rural Dickens County. He came to Fort Worth at 9 and attended public schools. He received his Christian training at Jubilee Temple CME Church and was baptized there by Reverend McKinney as a child.

He met and married Mildred Marsh in 1955. They were blessed with eight children. L.C. was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who invested his energies in his offspring. His happiest hours were spent with his wife and children and he was loved deeply in return.

His interests included repairing automobiles, fishing and reading a wide and varied assortment of publications. He was truly loved and will be greatly missed.

Survivors: Wife, Mildred Marsh Spencer of Fort Worth; sons, Clyde Darrell Spencer, Marcus Anthony Spencer and Fredric Durell Spencer, all of Fort Worth; daughters, Sharron D. McDonald, Vernessa G. Spencer, Sandra D. Young, Vaunya L. Davis and Sabrina J. Spencer, all of Fort Worth, and Phyllis Charles of San Antonio; father, Lacy Spencer of Fort Worth; sisters, Mattie Taylor, Juanita Lusk, Ruthie Childs and Daisy Brown, all of Fort Worth, Margaret Allison of San Antonio, and Frances Spencer and Loretta Mason, both of Fort Worth; 19 grandchildren; one great- grandchild; uncle, Desse Spencer of Los Angeles, Calif.; two aunts, Callie Thompson and Jessie Loving, both of Fort Worth; and several generations of other family members and many friends.

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

Forest Sutton
FORT WORTH -- Forest "Sut" Sutton, 80, a retired General Dynamics employee, died Saturday at home.

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

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, American Cancer Society.

Mr. Sutton was born Jan. 30, 1916, in Miami, Okla. He retired from General Dynamics after 33 years.

Survivors: Wife, Doris Sutton of Fort Worth; sons, Bert Moody and wife, Jean, of Crowley and Robert Sutton of Mansfield; brother, Bruce Sutton and wife, DeDe, of Pioneer, Calif; sister-in-law, Shirley Sutton of Phoenix; grandchildren, Steve Moody and wife, Keira, Leigh Moody and Hilary Sutton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Sue Swanson
CARROLLTON -- Sue Swanson, 74, died Sunday in Carrollton.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rhoton Funeral Home.

Sue Swanson was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Cleveland, Texas.

Survivors: Son, Skip Swanson; daughters, Linda Sue Swanson Blue and Jean Swanson; sister, Helen Jones; grandchildren, Tracey Blue, Shannan Swanson, Brett Blue and Clint Swanson; and great-granddaughter, Mikayla.

Rhoton Funeral Home
Carrollton, (972) 242-5261

Lee R. Tice
CLEBURNE -- Lee Roy Tice, 60, a supervisor with Fridgette, died Sunday in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Lane Prairie Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at Martin's Funeral Home in Cleburne.

Lee Tice was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Rio Vista, Texas.

Martin's Funeral Home
Cleburne, (817) 558-3250
Evangeline Vaughn
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Evangeline Vaughn, 83, a public school food service employee who retired in 1990, died Monday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home. Burial: Southland Memorial Park.

Memorials: Westridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 533 N.W. 16th St., Grand Prairie 75050.

Evangeline Vaughn was born July 15, 1913, in Evant.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, John and Gayla Elliott; daughters, Edith Hurlbut and Ruth Flanders; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Ashley C. Wilson
FORT WORTH -- Ashley Christina- Renee Wilson, a newborn, died Friday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 12 noon today in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.

Ashley Christina-Renee Wilson was born Oct. 4, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Father, Andrea' Wilson; mother, Mari Brown; grandparents, Beverly Brown, Northern Brown and Dorene Wynn; aunts, Lillian Brown and Crystal Wilson; and uncle, Dwayne Brown.

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

Jack Wilson
FORT WORTH -- Jack Wilson, 80, owner of J.R.J. Investment Company and a retired employee of General Dynamics, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Ridglea Presbyterian Church. Entombment: Greenwood Memorial Mausoleum.

Honorary pallbearers: The Gangsome at RCC, Men's Senior Golf Association and the Elders of Ridglea Presbyterian Church.

Pallbearers: Herb Mauldin, Cliff Hummel, Dr. George Sumner, J.J. Thomas, Darrell Ashmore, Gary Ashmore, Carl Brumley and Perry Kimerer.

Memorials: Ridglea Presbyterian Church-Jack and Robbie Wilson Scholarship Fund, English Speaking Union Scholarship Fund, or American Heart Association.

Jack Wilson was born Dec. 17, 1915, in Dallas. He met and married his wife of 54 years, Robbie Ashmore, in Fort Worth. He retired from General Dynamics after 30 years to develop J.R.J. Investment Company, a private company engaged in oil-related investments, real estate and securities. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University and a science degree from North Texas Agricultural College. He also attended Air Force Industrial College in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Wilson was a life member of National Management Club. He was a life member and past president of the Friends of the TCU Library and received "The Friend of the Year Award" in 1985 from TCU Libraries. As a member of the English-Speaking Union, Texas branch, he was organizer and chairman of the ESU Fort Worth Branch Scholarship Program. He was an ESU National Patron and Past National Board member, New York City.

He was a member of Arlington Heights Masonic Lodge 1184, Royal Arch Masons 58, Select Masters 42, Worth Commandery Knights Templar 19 and Moslah Shrine Temple. He was a life sponsor of Knights Templar National Eye Foundation and a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. As a supporter of the arts and charities of his community, he was a member of Jewel Charity Ball, Patron of the Arts Community and Kimbell Art Museum.

As an avid golfer, he became a member of various senior golfing societies: World Seniors, Colorado Springs, Senior Golfers of America, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Mexicana Seniors of Mexico and Ridglea Men's Senior Golf Association. He enjoyed memberships with Carousel and Farando Dance Clubs, Ridglea Country Club and Petroleum Club.

He was a member of Ridglea Presbyterian Church, where he had served as an Elder since 1958.

Survivors: Wife, Robbie Ashmore Wilson; son, Jackson Shields Wilson and his wife, Candy; and granddaughters, Lori Wilson of Dallas and Whitney Wilson of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

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