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Published Oct. 14, 1996

Myrtle J. Adair
FORT WORTH -- Myrtle J. Adair, 91, a retired cafeteria worker for the Fort Worth school system, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Fort Worth Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth.

Myrtle Adair was born Aug. 17, 1905, in Picton. She was a member of South Fort Worth Baptist Church 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Adair.

Survivors: Daughter, Earlene Gauntt of Fort Worth; brother, Walter Skinner of Stephenville; sister, Florence Scott of Godley; granddaughter and husband, Jan and Phil Oliver of Waco; grandson and wife, Greg and Connie Gauntt of Fort Worth; great-grandchildren, Matthew and April Oliver and Valerie and Melody Gauntt.

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

Cody S. Allen
ITASCA -- Cody Scott Allen, 17, a high school student, died Sunday on Farm Road 934 west of Osceola.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Central Baptist Church in Itasca. Burial: Itasca Cemetery in Itasca.

Cody Allen was born August 19, 1979, in Cleburne.

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

Mary L. Arthur
STEPHENVILLE -- Mary Louise Arthur, 86, a schoolteacher and homemaker, died Saturday in Stephenville.

Funeral: Was Sunday in West End Cemetery.

Mary Louise Arthur was born Oct. 15, 1909, in Dublin

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Arthur, May 11, 1993.

Survivors: Son, Clinton Arthur of Amarillo; and grandchildren, Sarah Arthur of Casper, Wyo., and Mary Hannigan of Austin.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Martin W. Bayne
WICHITA, Kan. -- Martin Walter Bayne, 60, a retired aerospace engineer, died Wednesday in Wichita.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial: Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Mr. Bayne was born Feb. 5, 1936, in Springfield, Mass. He was a retired aerospace engineer who had worked for Raytheon Aircraft Corporation.

Survivors: Wife, Anna Bayne of Wichita; sons, Robert Keith Bayne of Arlington and Richard Brian Bayne of Granbury; daughters, Diane Nichole Gause and Patricia Louise Preston, both of Arlington, and Linda Marie Venegas of Houston; and nine grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Ronda Beckett
ARLINGTON -- Ronda Beckett, 46, a nurse, died Friday in Arlington.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. today at Grace Baptist Church in Arlington. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington.

Memorials: Library Fund at Grace Baptist Church, 2001 Brown Blvd., Arlington, Texas 76006.

Ronda Beckett was born Nov. 9, 1949, in Chillicothe, Mo.

She completed high school in Wichita, Kan. She attended Baylor School of Nursing in Waco and Dallas. She attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

She was a member of American Mensa, Ltd., Texas Nursing Association, District No. 3 and Grace Baptist Church in Arlington. Survivors: Parents, Charles and Norma Beckett of Arlington; brothers, Clifford L. Beckett of East Lansing, Mich., Paul L. Beckett of Arlington; sister, Fran E. Beckett of Pascagoula, Miss.; three aunts, three uncles and their spouses; two nephews; and 19 cousins.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Roy H. Blanton
FORT WORTH -- Roy H. Blanton, 82, a machine operator, died Friday in Fort Worth.

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

Mr. Blanton was born Dec. 9, 1913, in Newcastle.

Survivors: Wife, Essie Blanton; son, Ray G. Blanton; grandchildren, Sherry Robertson, Deborah Brand, both of Azle, Tammy Church of Weatherford, Jerry Fletcher of Decatur, Jeana Fletcher of Fort Worth; and 10 great- grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Thalma I. Bray
RAINBOW -- Thalma Iona Bray, 93, a retired 46-year Mineral Wells Independent School District elementary school teacher, died Saturday at a Glen Rose hospital.

Thalma Bray was born Dec. 21, 1902, in Mineral Wells.

She lived all of her professional life in Mineral Wells.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Baum- Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Mineral Wells. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery.

Thalma Bray was born Dec. 21, 1902, in Mineral Wells.

Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422

Nolan Bullock
GRANBURY -- Nolan Bullock, 83, a retired plastic former for Bell Helicopter, died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fall Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Wiley Funeral Home.

Nolan Bullock was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Henrietta. He was a member of World Wide Church of God. He had lived in Granbury since 1963.

Survivors: Wife, Anita Bullock of Granbury; son, William Bullock of Granbury; daughter, Mary Alice Kendrick of Irving; brother, Doyce Bullock of Big Sandy; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Peter J. Campanelli
FORT WORTH -- Peter Joseph Campanelli, 75, a service station operator, died Saturday at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Vigil: 7 p.m. Monday.

Memorials: American Lung Association.

Mr. Campanelli was born May 10, 1921, in New York City.

He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Barbara Campanelli; sons, Paul J. Campanelli and Peter A. Campanelli; sisters, Mae Norman, Lucy Simon and Rose Thompson; and nieces and nephews.

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

Doc Campbell
FORT WORTH -- Doc Campbell, 32, tower construction and maintenance for Doty Moore Tower Service Inc., died Saturday at Cedar Hill.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Visitation: After services at the funeral home.

Memorials: Kirkwood School District Memorial Scholarship Fund, 11289 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood, Mo. 63122.

Mr. Campbell was born Feb. 29, 1964, in Fort Worth.

He was a 1982 high school graduate of Kirkwood, Mo. He was considered one of the top five in the U.S. in his field as tower construction. He was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Survivors: Fiancee', Yantie Soegienantoro of Fort Worth; father, Dana Campbell Sr. of Sullivan, Mo.; mother, Jane Cox of San Antonio; three step brothers; two step sisters; sisters, Julie Campbell of St. Louis, Mo., Jill Campbell of Fort Worth; and grandfather, Rufus A. Golden of Burleson.

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

Lucille Case
EULESS -- Lucille Case, 91, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lucille Case was born March 15, 1905, in Memphis, Texas.

She was preceded in death by husband, W. H. "Bill" Case in 1969.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Onis F. "Dick" and LaRue Case of Pearland; daughter and son-in-law, Norma and Ronald Jones of Euless; brother, L. H. Collie of Bryan; sister, Bernice Ewell of Marlin; grandchildren, Donna Wallis of Lewisville, LaJuana Gill of Malibu, Calif., Fawn Zandi of Fort Worth, Rusty Jones of North Richland Hills; great- grandchildren, Chris, Clint, Tressa, Jackson, Sara, Madison, Brinson, Ashton, Ryan, Rylee and Jaycee.

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

Leslie Clay
RICHLAND HILLS -- Leslie Clay, 65, a mechanic shop owner, died Friday at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Crowley Cemetery.

Leslie Clay was born April 19, 1931, in Houston. He was preceded in death by his son, Leslie Clay Jr.

Survivors: Step-son, Robert Heath Stark of Stephenville; daughters, Rhonda Spurlock of Bowie and Shelia Clay of Richland Hills; brother, Butch Clay of Cleburne; step-brothers, Roy Edward Jewett of Whitney and Robert Smith of Hong Kong; three sisters; grandchildren, Misty Dawn Spurlock and Crystal Suzanne Spurlock, both of Bowie.

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

Emmett B. Coffee
PARADISE -- Emmett B. Coffee, 87, a retired Paradise school bus driver, died Saturday at a Bridgeport nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: Paradise Cemetery.

Mr. Coffee was born Jan. 19, 1909, in Gasville, Ark.

Survivors: Wife of 64 years, Veda L. Coffee of Paradise; son, Royce Coffee of Bridgeport; daughter, Joyce Getter of Fort Worth; sister, Velma Delmere of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Richard, Michael, Delanna and Kayla; and great- grandchildren, Benjamin, Sarah, Kylie, Christopher, Kyle Wayne, Dakota and Shiloh.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Ann Dolezel
ARLINGTON -- Ann Dolezel, 67, a real estate agent and local business woman, died Saturday at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Private graveside service: Moore Memorial Gardens.

Ann Dolezel was born June 19, 1929, in Chandler. She was a real estate broker and local Arlington businesswoman for many years. She was former Worthy Matron of Order of the Eastern Star with the Brownsboro Chapter in Brownsboro.

Survivors: Husband, Gus Dolezel of Arlington; three daughters, Ruth Sonnenburg of Longview, Paula Terrill of Grand Prairie, and Jeanne Travis of Arlington; brother, Ralph Brown of Texas City; and five grandchildren, Amanda Sonnenburg, Matthew Sonnenburg, Jennifer Travis, Julie Travis and Rachael Terrill.

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

Tommy L. Evans
ABILENE -- Tommy Lee Evans, 76, a retired educator, died Saturday at an Abilene nursing center.

Funeral: 4 p.m. today at First Baptist Church. Officiating: Dr. Phil Christopher and Rev. David Leyerle. Burial: Elmwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Duane Unrue, E.A. Park, Dub Pritchett, John Easter, Tom Willis and Ritch Keeble.

Memorials: Boy Scouts of America, Chisholm Trail Council, 1208 N. 5th., Abilene 79601; Windcrest Alzheimer Care Center, 6050 Hospital Drive, Abilene 79606; or the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136; or charity of choice.

Tommy Evans was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Waco. He attended school in Houston, where he graduated in 1939 from Reagan High School. He was a member of the Army's 218th Field Artillery Battalion 41st Infantry Division during World War II, 1944 to 1946, serving in the Philippines and the occupation in Japan. He was honorably discharged as a technical sergeant. He returned home to finish his education. In 1949, he graduated from Texas A&M College.

He was employed by the Abilene Independent School District 19 years as the Industrial Vocational Training Coordinator. When he retired in 1989, he was the Job Placement Coordinator. He was previously with the Connecticut Mutual and the Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Companies 18 years in sales and had been the district manager.

Mr. Evans married Dorothy May Hodges Oct. 10, 1942, in Fort Worth. He was a member and Deacon Emeritus of the First Baptist Church. He served many years on the Council of Boy Scouts, the Retired Teachers' Association, the Abilene A&M Club and the Texas Vocational Guidance Council. He was past president of the Abilene Life Underwriters Association and coordinated the Adopt-a-School program from its inception. He was in the Kiwanis Club more than 35 years, including the Kiwanis Club of Abilene, Emeritus. He was past president of the University Area Kiwanis Club and a former member and Deacon of the Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Dorothy May Evans of Abilene; sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph Timothy and Rita Evans of Fort Worth, Richard Henry and Carol Evans of San Antonio and David Lee and Debbie Evans of Dallas; six grandchildren, Lance Evans and his wife, Lori, Chad Evans, Brad Evans, Heather Evans, Abby Evans and Katy Evans; great granddaughter, Sarah Evans; and three aunts, Sybil Stewart, Lola Clayton and Vela Knight, all of Sweetwater.

Elliott-Hamil Funeral Homes
Abilene, (915) 677-4355

Hettie V. Glasper
FORT WORTH -- Hettie Vee Glasper, 58, a retired cook for Swanky Shack Restaurant, died Thursday at a Fort Worth medical center.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Upper Room Temple Holiness Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Baker Funeral Home. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Hettie Glasper was born Oct. 4, 1938, in Nacogdoches.

She was born to Odell and Anna Polk Murchison. Hettie grew up there and attended the public schools. She came to Fort Worth as a young woman and settled. Here, she was a member of the upper room Temple Holiness Church. She sang in the choir and was a great spiritual advisor. Hettie Vee was very friendly and willing to help anyone in need. Her personal interests were bingo and wrestling. Her sister, Oda Vee Murchison, preceded her in death March 22, 1996.

Survivors: Sons, Daniel Earl Franklin, Keith Dwayne Franklin, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Hettie Marie Harris of Nacogdoches, Leatha Johnson, Dinah Marie Franklin, Elizabeth Franklin, all of Fort Worth; mother, Anna Powers of Nacogdoches; brothers, Ira Murchison, Richard Murchison, both of Dallas, K. W. Murchison of Nacogdoches, Kelvin Powers of Corsicana, Melvin Powers of Fort Worth; sisters, Jeannie Mae Bonner, Odessa Robinson Green, both of Fort Worth, Versie K. Murchison of Dallas, Tony Murchison of Fort Worth, Augustsa Rhodes of San Antonio, Melissa Powers of Nacogdoches; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

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

William Hall
WEATHERFORD -- William "Bill" Hall, 65, a retired Power and Light customer service officer for the City of Weatherford, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Curtis Cemetery in Weatherford.

Mr. Hall was born July 19, 1931, in Parker County.

He was a lifetime resident of Parker County and Weatherford. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, 5th R.C.T. and a 36-year employee of Weatherford Water and Electric Department. He retired in 1989. He was a customer service officer.

Survivors: Wife, Peggy Hall; sons, Bill Hall Jr., Ricky Hall; brothers, C. E. Hall, Robert Jackson, Ray Jackson, Ben Jackson, all of Weatherford; sisters, Betty Gustafson of Azle, Sue Coates of San Antonio, Faye Phelan, Norma Jean Mitchell; and six grandchildren, all of Weatherford.

White's Funeral Home
Weatherford, (817) 596-4811

Roger N. Haught
WEATHERFORD -- Roger Neil Haught, 39, a fireman, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday Cotten- Bratton Funeral Chapel. Burial: Zion Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Roger Haught was born July 31, 1957, in Amarillo.

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

Peggy J. Jorgenson
ARLINGTON -- Peggy Joy Jorgenson, 66, a retired secretary, died Saturday in Hillsboro.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Clifton. Burial: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Clifton.

Peggy Jorgenson was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Valley Mills. Before retiring, she was a secretary at Thomason Investment. She married Sherman Jorgenson Aug. 11, 1946.

Survivors: Husband, Sherman Jorgenson; daughters, Susan Pickton, Sandra Ezell and Yvonne Russ, all of Arlington; brother, Eddie Turner; sisters, Claudene Burdett of Enid, Okla., and Patty Neal of Arlington; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Clifton Funeral Home
Clifton, (871) 675-8611

Paul F. Lanman
RICHLAND HILLS -- Paul Forrest Lanman, 83, a retired federal aviation administrator, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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

Mr. Lanman was born Jan. 28, 1913, in Floris, Iowa.

He served in the Navy in the early 1930's. He retired from FAA in 1972 after 36 years of service. He was preceded in death by a son, David in 1896.

Survivors: Wife, Joan Lanman of Richland Hills; daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Charles F. Craig of Richland Hills; sister, Beulah Light of Phoenix, Ariz.; granddaughter and husband, Tricia and Kerry Scow of Denver, Col.; grandson and wife, Steven Paul and Lynn Peck of St. George, Utah; and great-grandchildren, Jason Paul Scow of Denver, Col., Jessica Kathryn Scow of Denver, Col., Paula Lynn Peck of St. George, Utah and Jeromy Talmadge of St. George, Utah.

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

Charlie Leadon
FORT WORTH -- Charlie Leadon, 85, a retired landscaper, died Saturday.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hollis Spring Baptist Church in Mt. Enterprise. Burial: Camp Ground Cemetery. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Williams Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Leadon was born Nov. 19, 1911, in Mt. Enterprise.

Survivors: Wife, Glodean Leadon; four daughters, Dorothy Briggs of Houston, Delores Atkins of San Antonio, Pamela Charlene Louis of Grand Prairie and Tracy Leadon of Austin; one brother, Wardell Leadon of Mt. Enterprise; three sisters, Clara Davis and Earline Johnson of Houston and Velma Johnson of Mt. Enterprise; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781

Fayrine K. Martin
FORT WORTH -- Fayrine Kelly Martin, 85, a homemaker, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 12:30 p.m. today in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Fayrine Martin was born Sept. 16, 1911. She went home to be with the Lord on October 10, 1996. A celebration of her life will be held at her gravesite.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Ernest Kelly and Eugene Martin.

Survivors: Daughter, Jo Ann Kelly Allen of Fort Worth; granddaughters, Sharon Allen Finley of Fort Worth and Carol Allen Busse of Granbury; great- grandsons, Peter Neathery, Justin Finley and Ryan Finley, all of Fort Worth; and great-great-granddaughters, Alexis Neathery and Lauren Neathery, both of Granbury.

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

David P. McWilliams
ARLINGTON -- David P. McWilliams, 49, self-employed, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, 6102 West Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park, Kennedale. Visitation: 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.

Memorials: Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, 6102 West Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington 76016.

David McWilliams was born Sept. 23, 1947, in Detroit, Mich. He was an elder at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. He was co-owner of Benemax and Team Texas. He was an Arlington resident 161/2 years.

Survivors: Wife, Judy McWilliams of Arlington; son and daughter-in-law, Paul McWilliams and Sheri of Mansfield; daughter and son-in-law, Rilla Masters and Brad of Arlington; mother, Colleen Mings of Houston; brothers, Russell Ross and John King, both of Houston; sisters, Marie Erwin of Linden, Tenn., and Sue Veach and Jamie Mentzer, both of Houston; and grandchildren, Siara McWilliams of Mansfield and Laren Masters of Arlington.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Bonnie K. Monroe
FORT WORTH -- Bonnie Kelley Monroe, 103, a salesperson, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 4 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Bonnie Monroe was born Sept. 20, 1893, in Grapevine.

Survivors: Sons, Jack Leon Kelley and Robert Ray Kelley, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Lee Baskin of Dallas; eight grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and five great-great- grandchildren.

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

Gordon S. Morrison
BEDFORD -- Gordon S. Morrison, 67, a lawyer, died Saturday in Texarkana, Texas.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gordon Morrison was born Nov. 20, 1928, in Wichita Falls.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Ann Morrison of Bedford; son, Gordon S. Morrison Jr. of Bedford; daughter, Michele Hastings of Bedford; brother, Billy Joe Morrison and his wife, Beth, of San Antonio; and grandson, Gordon Clint Hastings of Bedford.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Raymond Naya
FORT WORTH -- Raymond Naya, 62, a government maintenance supervisor, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

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

Mr. Naya was born June 10, 1934, in Newark, N.J.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Naya of Fort Worth; three sons, Christopher Naya and wife, Teri, of North Richland Hills, Stephen Naya, Daniel Naya, both of Fort Worth; and granddaughter, Sarah Naya of North Richland Hills.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Maurice Pylant
GLEN ROSE -- Maurice Pylant, 71, a 17-year owner operator for Western Kitchen BBQ, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Burial: Squaw Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. todayat the funeral home.

Mr. Pylant was born Dec. 26, 1924, in Glen Rose.

He was a 32nd degree Mason.

Survivors: Wife, Johnny Pylant of Glen Rose; son, Phil Pylant of Katy; daughters, Saundra Marquis of Glen Rose, Pam Barrasso of Houston; six grandchildren; and 10 great- grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Glen Rose, (817) 897-2288

Charles Prather
FORT WORTH -- Charles Prather, 66, a roofing contractor, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Venus Cemetery in Venus.

Mr. Prather was born Sept. 28, 1930, in Cleburne. He was a Baptist.

Survivors: Sons, Ricky and Randy Prather, both of Denver City; daughter, Debbie Prather of Bryan, College Station ; brother, Vasco Prather of Kennedale; sisters, Walterine Walker and Ann Rogers, both of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Alice C. Reid
DECATUR -- Alice C. Reid, 74, a child care employee, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. today in Oakhill Cemetery in Edgewood.

Alice C. Reid was born Oct. 12, 1922, in Bonham.

Survivors:Son, James T. Reid of Indiana; daughters, Beverly Musick of Paradise, and Georgia Latham of California; grandchildren, Kathy, Guil, Doug, Tracy, Karren and Kenneth; and several great- grandchildren.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Annie Mae Sanders
FORT WORTH -- Annie Mae Sanders, 92, a homemaker, died Thursday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Golden Gate Church of God In Christ. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the church.

Annie Sanders, a Fort Worth resident 56 years, was born June 13, 1904, in Irene, graduated from Hillsboro public schools and was a member of Mission Possible Church of God In Christ. She was the mother of the church and a former Sunday school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel M. Sanders, Sr., and daughter, Marqueleta Sanders Jimerson, in 1995.

Survivors: Son, Samuel M. Sanders Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev.; three grandchildren; Deierdre M. Jimerson, Anthony Darron Jimerson, Tracy DeAnn Jimerson; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781

Bonnie Sellers
ALVARADO -- Bonnie Sellers, 44, an office manager for a sign company, died Saturday at home.

Family memorial service: Private.

Bonnie Sellers was born Oct. 9, 1952, in Dallas.

Survivors: Companion, Dennis Stangroom of Alvarado; daughter, Sharla Daniels of Haltom City; mother, Norma Barnett of Dallas; father, Holcumb O. Barnett of Lake Ray Hubbard; and two grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Martha C. Steinbarger
TOLAR -- Martha Cherry Steinbarger, 46, a homemaker, died Saturday at a Granbury hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial: Asbury Cemetery, Tolar. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Martha Steinbarger, born June 15, 1950, in Stephenville, was a lifelong Hood County resident.

Survivors: Husband, Chuck Steinbarger of Tolar; son, Enoch McIlroy of Texarkana; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Kevin Strickland of Dublin; parents, W.B. and Julia Cherry, brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Jennie Cherry, sister and brother-in-law, Velma and Max Cole, and sister, Neila Norris, all of Tolar; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

M. David Stenzler
FORT WORTH -- M. David Stenzler, 70, founder of Petites, Ltd., died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. today in Greenwood Memorial Park in Beth - El Section. Religious services will be officiated by Rabbi Sidney Zimelman, Congregation Ahavath Sholom. Masonic services will be conducted under the auspices of Southside Lodge 1114.

Memorials: The Heart Fund or the Humane Society of North Texas.

Mr. Stenzler was a native of Louisville, Ky. He was a member of Beth - El Congregation and an active member of Southside Lodge 1114 A.F & A.M. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Jewish War Veterans.

Pallbearers: Zachary Stenzler, Adam Delavan, Gary Delavan, Marty Stenzler, Red goldstein, gordon Weiner and Brian Weiner.

Survivors: Wife, Avette Landau Stenzler of Fort Worth; son, Van Stenzler and his wife, Marilyn of Fort Worth; daughter, Karen Stenzler Delavan and her husband, Tom of San Antonio; grandchildren, Sara and Zachary Stenzler and Adam and Gary Delavan; sister, Barbara Stenzler Goldstein of San Miguel, Mexico; and several nieces and nephews.

Robertson Mueller Harper
1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233

Frances J. Stratford
FORT WORTH -- Frances Jessie Stratford, 98, a homemaker, died Saturday at home.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Lukes Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Memorials: St. Lukes Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Frances Stratford was born July 15, 1898, in Bristol, England.

She moved to the United States in 1989.

Survivors: Daughter, Margaret Gess of Fort Worth; and three grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

James Titsworth
FORT WORTH -- James "Buddy" Titsworth, 62, a pest control employee, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 4 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Titsworth was born June 23, 1934, in Rising Star.

Survivors: Wife, Patsy Titsworth of Fort Worth; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald and Rayco Titsworth of Fort Worth, Peggy Weddle and Jacky Kuhlman, both of Granbury and Terry Hobie of Lipan; sisters, Norma Titsworth and Phyllis Nedd, both of Duncan, Okla., and Rosalee Wilson of California; mother-in- law, Clara Williams; seven nieces; two nephews; and four great-nephews.

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

Lily M. Waits
CLEBURNE -- Lily Marie Waits, 56, a homemaker, died Sunday at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ward Branch Cemetery near Glen Rose.

Lily Waits was born August 29, 1940, in Somervell Counthy.

Survivors: Husband, John Waits; son, Ray Waits; father, Lee Bingham Sr.; brother, Lee Bingham Jr., all of Cleburne; and three grandchildren.

Cleburne, (817) 558-2322

Oran H. Washburn
KELLER -- Oran H. "Pappy" Washburn, 76, a heavy equipment diesel mechanic, died Saturday at a Bedford hospital.

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

Oran Washburn was born July 17, 1920, in Guymon, Okla., to Shelah and Rosa Washburn. He was a loving husband and father and he touched the lives of all those he was a part of. His favorite pastime was buying, selling and training horses.

Survivors: Wife, Dorthey Washburn of Keller; daughters, Lisa Tidwell of Roanoke, Rita Washburn of Garland, Marie Ruckel of Lewisville and Betty Garcia of Fort Worth; sister, Elsie Tucker of Mesquite; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his favorite horse, Star.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Ernest B. Whatley
BOWIE -- Ernest B. "Ernie" Whatley, 63, a retired mechanic, died Saturday in Bowie.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in Brushy Cemetery in Bowie.

Mr. Whatley was born Oct. 5, 1933, in Mount Pleasant.

Bowie, (817) 872-1144

Addie L. Williams
DALLAS -- Addie Louise Williams, 98, a retired domestic and homemaker, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth nursing center.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Good Street Baptist Church in Dallas. Burial: Lincoln Memorial Park in Dallas. Family hour: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at Black and Clark Funeral Home, 2517 East Illinois, Dallas.

Mrs. Williams was the 10th child of 15 children. She was born to Ben and Lou Anderson in Tyler.

Mrs. Williams was married to Calvin Williams on Nov. 30, 1926, until his death. Mrs. Williams, during her active years in the church, was an usher.

Survivors: Guardian, Maudrie Miller Walton; nieces and nephews, Geneva Hailey, Sarah Joe, Loretta Hamilton, Charles Anderson, Bennie Anderson, Napoleon Anderson and others.

Black and Clark Funeral Home
Dallas (214) 376-8297

Lowell G. Woods
WEATHERFORD -- Lowell George Woods, 63, a retired appliance repairman, died Saturday at a Weatherford hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Spring Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home in Weatherford.

Mr. Woods was born Dec. 4, 1932, in Springtown.He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Woods in April 1995. He was a member of the Baptist Church. He previously owned an appliance maintenance company in Fort Worth and recently worked as a truck driver for Tandy Transport. He was a Marine Corp Corporal and awarded Purple Heart for service during Korean Conflict.

Survivors: Wife, JoAnn Woods; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Lisa Woods; daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Larry Spear; daughter-in-law, Donna Woods all of Weatherford; brothers and sisters-in-law, Adrian and Ruth Woods of North Richland Hills, Mitchell and Bonita Woods of Boyd; sisters, Juanita and husband, Jim Parks of Graham, Catherine Corder of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

George D. Yarbrough
WEATHERFORD -- George Dean Yarbrough, 51, who worked in oil and gas exploration, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan.

Mr. Yarbrough was born Dec. 29, 1944, in Lipan.

Survivors: Wife, Susan Yarbrough of Weatherford; son, Randall Dean Yarbrough of Weatherford; daughter, Holly Rae Yarbrough of Weatherford; brother, Jimmy Yarbrough of San Angelo; and sister, Nancy Byrd of Lipan.

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

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