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Published Oct. 25, 1996

Andreas E. Anderson
HURST -- Andreas Eugene "Andy" Anderson, 72, a retired Bell Helicopter employee, died Thursday at home.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.

Andreas Anderson was born April 29, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y. He worked for Bell Helicopter for more than 33 years and had been retired for 13 years. He was an officer in UAW Union for many years. He was a member of Peace

Survivors: Wife, Ruby Anderson of Hurst; stepsons, John Grady of Watauga and Billy Sakkab of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Jerry Anderson of Tennessee; three grandsons; one granddaughter; one niece; and one nephew.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Elmer J. Bane
WEATHERFORD -- Elmer Jay Bane, 74, a maintenance superintendent for the Weatherford School District, died Thursday in Weatherford.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford. Burial: Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park in Weatherford.

Elmer Bane was born Aug. 20, 1922, in Russ County, Texas.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or the Alzheimers Association.

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

Lucille C. Beaty
LONE CAMP -- Lucille Clancy Beaty, 86, a homemaker, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Palo Pinto. Burial: Palo Pinto Cemetery. Rev. Robert Caywood will officiate.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the building fund of First Baptist Church in Palo Pinto.

Pallbearers: John N. Thornton, John Brooks, Doug Price, Roger Roberson, Jimmy Goen and Clinton Bryant. Honorary pallbearers: J.A. "Dude" Clark and L.E. "Slick" Boone.

Lucille Beaty was dedicated to a life of serving others. She was an active Sunday school teacher from 1950 until her death. She was also involved in church outreach ministry and preparation of the communion services from 1970, when she assumed these responsibilities from her mother-in-law, Mrs. T.C. Beaty. She was always an example of the teaching of Jesus to "love thy neighbor as thyself" by putting others ahead of her needs. As a Sunday school teacher, she was involved in leading many young people to Christ.

Lucille Beaty served as a captain in the United States Army from 1942 to 1948 during which time she was awarded numerous commendations, a WAC Service Medal, the American Defense Medal and World War II Service Medal. She has been a contributor to the Military Service Women's Memorial being erected at the main entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.

She served as a volunteer for the Red Cross Gray Ladies in several military hospitals in the United States and overseas.

Survivors: Husband of 48 years, Lester C. Beaty; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Barry L. and Rita Beaty; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner
Mineral Wells, (817) 325-4422

Eugene J. Bell
DALLAS -- Eugene Joseph Bell, who retired from El Centro college, died Tuesday in Dallas after a long illness.

Funeral: No services will be conducted.

Eugene Bell was born Nov. 7, 1932, in Scottsbluff, Neb. He served in the Marine Corps from 1950 through 1959. He graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and was a member of St. Michael's and All Angels Episcopal Church.

We will miss his warm smile and gentle manner.

Survivors: Childen, Charles and Gwen Bell of Dallas, Suzy and Michael Mullins of Bedford and Barbara and Lawrence Latham of Garland; grandchildren, Michael and Mark Alberts, Amy Tennant, Katy Mullins, Rebecca, Andrew and Laura Latham; and aunts, Ellen, Rene and Babe, all of Colorado.

Elmer Y. Butler
KELLER -- Elmer Y. Butler, 72, a retired minister, died Thursday in Bedford.

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

The Rev. Elmer Y. Butler was born May 3, 1924, in Fort Worth. He was a retired land agent for the city of Fort Worth and a tax appraiser for the Tarrant Appraisal District. He was also an ordained minister.

The Rev. Butler was a Navy veteran and a member of the Household of Faith.

He was preceded in death by a son, Chad Y. Butler, in 1994.

Survivors: Wife, Melba J. Butler; son and daughter-in-law, Terry J. and Lyn Butler; daughter-in-law, Shelly Butler; grandchildren, Blake Butler and his wife, Melissa, and B.J. Butler, Stacy Butler and Devin Butler; and sister, Betty Butler Jones.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Ronald E. Cearley
AZLE -- Ronald E. Cearley, 47, a Miller Brewery Co. employee, died Wednesday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Burial: Azleland Memorial Park.

Ronald Eugene Cearley was born July 18, 1949, in Bridgeport and had lived in the Lake Worth area since 1959. He had been a quality control production worker at Miller Brewery since February 1974. He was a member of Teamsters Local 997. He served on the Supervisory Committee of the Miller Credit Union and was active in the Texas Motorcycle Riders Association Chapter 408 and the Honda Riders Club of America.

Survivors: Wife, Susan Woodruff Cearley of Azle; son, Russell Brian Freeman of Arlington; daughters, Sabrina Kay Summers and Cricket Lynette Cearley, both of Springtown; mother, Mrs. Ellanora L. Cearley of Lake Worth; brothers, Frank Cearley of Alden, Iowa, and Charles Cearley of Silsbee; sisters, Louise Whites of Fort Worth and Pat Davis of Lake Worth; and grandchildren, Christopher, Cody and Shania Summers and Keylee Godfrey.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

John O. Cline
SPRINGTOWN -- John O. Cline, 67, a defense communication technician, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

John O. Cline was born March 19, 1929, in Mount Holly, N.J.

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

Bennie Dennis
FORT WORTH -- Bennie Dennis, 69, a salesman for Purvis Bearing, died Thursday in North Richland Hills.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Private graveside service: Monday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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

Bennie Dennis was a member of Richland Hills Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Dennis, in 1986.

Survivors: Wife, Fleta Dennis of Fort Worth; sons, Eddie Dennis of Dallas; brother, W.C. Dennis of Memphis, Texas; and sister, Ardis Vallance of Memphis, Texas.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Edward L. Fowler
HALTOM CITY -- Edward L. Fowler, 61, retired military and a registered dietitian, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Edward L. Fowler was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Call, Texas. He retired from the Air Force after 23 years' service and was a dietitian for City Haven Retirement Home.

Mr. Fowler was a very avid golfer and sportsman. He was the greatest husband, dad and paw-paw.

Survivors: Wife, Frances "Pam" Fowler of Haltom City; sons, Randy Fowler of Haltom City and Mark Fowler of Burleson; daughter, Terri Mabe of Burleson; sister, Patsy Breland of Marrero, La.; grandchildren, Chris, Matt and Danny Mabe, Michael and Megan Fowler, and Ashlee Fowler; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Everett F. Groesbeck
FORT WORTH -- Everett Francis Groesbeck, 69, a welder, died Wednesday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Cedar Hill Memorial Park.

Everett Groesbeck was born April 19, 1927, in Pennsylvania.

Survivors: Wife, Aline Groesbeck of Fort Worth; sons, Larry Groesbeck of Irving and Jack Groesbeck of Fort Worth; daughter, Karen Harrelson of Houston; sister, Lulu Hughes of Clark Summit, Pa.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Guardian Funeral Home
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Madeline M. Harper
DALLAS -- Madeline Marie Harper, 84, died Wednesday in Dallas.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Restland Memorial Park.

Madeline Marie Harper was born Nov. 22, 1911, in Chicago, Ill. She served in World War II in the Army Air Forces as a sergeant. She retired after 33 years as a telephone company operator.

Survivors: Two stepchildren; one nephew; and one niece.

Restland Funeral Home
Dallas, (972) 238-7111

Robby L. Hawkins
ALVARADO -- Robby Lee Hawkins, 22, a laborer for the city of Alvarado, died Sunday on I-35 in Alvarado in an auto accident.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Alvarado. Burial: Glenwood Cemetery in Alvarado. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at Faith Memorial Church of God in Christ in Alvarado.

Robby Hawkins was born April 2, 1974, in Cleburne.

Survivors: Parents, Leroy and Evelyn Hawkins of Alvarado; brother, Leroy Hawkins Jr.; sisters, Tammy Hawkins, Tamara Hawkins and Bridgette Hawkins, all of Alvarado; stepsister, Danille Johnson; grandmother, Dixie Payne; three nephews; one niece; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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

May K. Henson
FORT WORTH -- May Kemp Henson, 91, a homemaker, died Wednesday at home.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at University Christian Church. Private burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Elmer and May Henson Scholarship Fund at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University; University Christian Church; or Community Hospice of Fort Worth.

May Kemp Henson was born May 13, 1905, in Wellington, Kan. She received a B.A. and her master's degree from TCU in 1926. She taught the third-grade Sunday school class at University Christian Church for 48 years where the children learned a lot about the Bible. She believed every child should have a Bible of their own, which established the tradition of the "Presentation of Bibles of Third-Grade Children" presented every year in her honor. She was truly a person of unconditional love and was always there for anyone in their time of need. She had a tremendous impact on the lives of many people and was deeply loved.

She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer D. Henson, dean of the Brite Divinity School at TCU, 22 years ago; and a granddaughter, Sandra Lynn Tomlinson, last year.

Survivors: Daughters, Edna Lucille Tomlinson and Mary Lois Wilkie; granddaughters, Sharon Beaucond, Laura Loose, Linda Wilkie, Wendy Jenkins and Suzi Wilcox; grandsons, Ellis Tomlinson, Walter Tomlinson, Charlie Tomlinson and Kyle Wilkie; and great-grandchil- dren, Chandler, Brandon, Nicholas, Ahren, Alyson, Kristi, Kasey, John Roy, Brittany, Cody, Sunny, Blue and Patrick.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Frances Herring
GRAPEVINE -- Frances Herring, 69, a homemaker, died Wednesday at a Grapevine hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Abundant Life Assembly of God in Grapevine. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville.

Frances Herring was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Tarrant County.

Survivors: Husband, Leon Herring of Grapevine; sons, Eddie Herring of Hurst and Dean Herring of Fort Worth; daughters, Linda Williams of Seven Points and Barbara Forman and Kay West, both of Athens, Texas; eight grandchildren; and brothers and sisters.

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

Lorene C. Hickey
GRANBURY -- Lorene Cummings Hickey, 84, a retired U.S. Post Office custodian, died Wednesday at a Granbury care center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Martin's Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial: Granbury Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Lorene Cummings Hickey was born July 14, 1912, in Lipan.

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

Paul Hinson
HURST -- Paul Hinson, 84, a retired mechanic, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: 2 p.m. Saturday in Eastlawn Memorial Park in Brownwood.

Paul Hinson was born Nov. 29, 1911, in Brownwood. He was a member of Hurst Baptist Church.

Survivors: Daughter, Paula H. Thomas of Arlington; sister, Ann Rector of Abilene; three grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Foye P. Hodnett
SILSBEE -- Foye Preston Hodnett, 97, a retired bookkeeper for Everybody's Department Store in Fort Worth, died Wednesday at a hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Memorials: World Vision, Box 0171, Tacoma, Wash. 98481-0171.

Foye Preston Hodnett was born Sept. 7, 1899, in Aquilla, Texas. She lived in Fort Worth for 52 years and had resided in Silsbee for the last seven years. She was preceded in death by a son, James Hodnett.

Survivors: Son, John Hodnett of Fort Worth; daughter, Pat Luxton of Silsbee; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grand- children; and three great-great- grandchildren.

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

Tommy Hood

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FORT WORTH -- Tommy Hood, 85, a retired truck driver for Briggs-Weaver, died Wednesday at a local care center.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Valley Missionary Baptist Church, 4800 South Riverside Dr. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at the church.

Tommy Hood was born May 30, 1911, in Kenney, Texas. He was a member of Pilgrim Valley Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, member of the Male Chorus and president of the Brotherhood.

Survivors: Wife, Ruth James Hood; daughter, Loretta Baker and husband, Robert; brothers, Rev. Jesse Hood and Sesser Hood Jr.; granddaughters, Djenaba Baker and Nzinga Baker; four brothers-in-law; six sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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

Millard E. Hudson
GAINESVILLE -- Millard E. Hudson, 79, a retired machinist, died Wednesday in Muenster.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Heart Association or First Baptist Church.

Millard E. Hudson was born Feb. 20, 1917, in Thackerville, Okla.

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

Inez Insall
FORT WORTH -- Inez Insall, 80, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

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

Inez Insall was born Sept. 7, 1916, in Gunter, Texas. She lived in the Fort Worth area 34 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Insall Sr., in 1995.

Survivors: Sons, Bobby Insall of Denton, Ray Dean Insall and Donald C. Insall, both of Fort Worth, and Glenn Insall Jr. of Burleson; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

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

Wilma Jamison
CROWLEY -- Wilma Jamison, 85, a homemaker, died Tuesday at home.

Funeral: Noon today at St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Burleson. Burial: Burleson Memorial Park.

Wilma Jamison was born Nov. 8, 1910, in Hill County, Texas. She was a member of St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a former member and leader of the Girl Scouts of America. She enjoyed crafts and gardening.

Survivors: Husband of 65 years, Harvie A. Jamison of Crowley; son, Harvie R. Jamison of Coppell; daughters, Ruby Jordan of North Dallas, Dorothy Wilson of Englewood, Colo., and Suzanne deLeeuw of Crowley; brother, Garth Gotcher of Lubbock; sister, Sois Sims of Ropesville; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Edward A. Kraus
BEDFORD -- Edward Andrew Kraus, 78, a retired Hoover Vacuum Co. supervisor, died Sunday in Bedford.

Funeral: None planned.

Memorials: American Heart Association, 2401 Scott Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76013.

Edward Andrew Kraus was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Oakmont, Pa.

Survivors: Wife, Mildred Kraus of Bedford; four sons; one daughter; a twin brother; four sisters; and other relatives and friends.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Luchen E. Laws
CLEBURNE -- Luchen Earnest Laws, 74, an Imperial Coffee vendor, died Wednesday at a local hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Luchen Earnest Laws was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Heaton, N.C.

Survivors: Wife, Margaret Laws of Cleburne; sons and daughters-in-law, Terry Laws and Nancy of Amarillo, Steven Laws and Sheryl of Bedford; Tony Laws of Joshua and Dennis Laws of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Teresa Laws and Kim Laws, both of Cleburne; brother, Aaron Laws of Cleburne; sister, Darcus English of Cranberry, N.C.; grandchildren, Nicole, Lindsay, Taylor, Lance, Bryce, and Barrett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Betty M. Lucus
FORT WORTH -- Betty Marie Lucus, 68, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Betty Marie Lucus was born March 13, 1928, in Alpha, Minn.

Survivors: Husband, Wesley Arlo Lucus of Fort Worth; son and daughter- in-law, Jon Wesley and Cynthia Lucus of Fort Worth; sister, Lavonne Karnatz of Fairmont, Minn.; and grandson, David John Lucus of Fort Worth.

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

Nadine Luttrell
RENDON -- Nadine Wilkinson Luttrell, 37, a homemaker, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: Rendon Cemetery. Visitation: Was Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Nadine Wilkinson Luttrell was born May 23, 1959, in Fort Worth.

She married Ronnie Glenn Luttrell on June 10, 1976, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Husband, Ronnie Glenn Luttrell of Rendon; son, Ronnie Glenn Luttrell Jr. of Mansfield; daughter, Jessica Nicole Luttrell of Rendon; parents, Dallas and Gwen Wilkinson of Rendon; brother, Dallas Wilkinson Jr. of Cleburne; sisters, Teresa Barnard of Granbury, Sandra Welch of Rendon, Donna Franger of Fort Worth; grandchild, Andrew Glenn Luttrell; and many nieces and nephews.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Jo-Ellen Marr

ARLINGTON -- Jo-Ellen Manley "Jodie" Marr, 63, an office manager, passed away early Tuesday morning at home in Arlington.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Jo-Ellen Manley "Jodie" Marr was born Aug. 9, 1933, in Toledo, Ohio, to Joseph and Grace Manley. She attended the University of Toledo, where she met and married her husband of 41 years, Giffen. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority and later earned a paralegal degree at Meramec Community College in St. Louis. The family moved frequently due to Giffen's Army career and finally settled in Arlington in 1976, where Jodie worked in retail and banking. Jodie was a dedicated and enthusiastic wife and mother. She enjoyed her family, baseball, travel and being an American of Irish descent. She brought great joy to her family and friends and was a role model of love and caring. Her laughter and tears will be greatly missed.

Survivors: Husband, Giffen A. Marr of Arlington; sons, Scott G. Marr and his wife, Sheree, of Carmel, Ind., Kent Manley Marr and Cindy Bodine of Arlington and Ross D. Marr of Fort Worth; sister, Prudence Ryan of Alhambra, Ill.; and grandson, David A. Marr and his mother, Crystal Marr, of Fort Worth.

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

Gary W. Martin
FORT WORTH -- Gary W. Martin, 55, southwestern regional sales manager for Acheson Colloids Co. for the last 27 years, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Dr. Charles Sanders will officiate.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Gary W. Martin was born July 17, 1941, in Fort Worth.

Mr. Martin, a lifelong Fort Worth resident, graduated from Paschal High School in 1959 and Texas Wesleyan in 1964. Prior to his employment at Acheson Colloids Co., he worked for Phillips 66 Plastics Division in Bartlesville, Okla., and Villa Park, Ill.

Survivors: Wife, Linda Sue Mathews Martin, whom he married in 1963; sons, Terry Martin of Crowley and Tracy Martin and his wife, Agna, of Arlington; parents, Harold and Maurine Martin of Fort Worth; and brothers, Norman Martin and his wife, Peggy, and their daughter, Mitzi.

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

Margaret Miller
FORT WORTH -- Margaret Miller, 66, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel C.M.E. Burial: Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Margaret Miller was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Franklin.

Survivors: Daniel Miller of Fort Worth; daughter, Emma Lee Tipton of Lubbock; brother, Jimmy Ephiarm; sister, Marvine Howard of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Linda Howard and grandson-in-law, Bobby Howard; great-grandchildren, Curtosha Cooper and Dennis and Corey Jackson; great-grandson, Derrick LaGrone Jr., all of Fort Worth; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781

Verna M. Minshew
FORT WORTH -- Verna Mae Minshew, 76, a retired interior decorator, died Monday at home.

Funeral: Was 2 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Verna Minshew was born Nov. 10, 1919. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Daughter, Janiz Minshew- Shurr; and grandchild, Maya Xing Shurr.

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

Anna M. Moss
MEMPHIS, Texas -- Anna Margaret Moss, 73, a homemaker and retired Castro County commissioner, died Wednesday at a hospital in Memphis.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church. Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Memphis. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Spicer Funeral Home.

Memorials: Fairview Cemetery Association, First United Methodist Church or Hall County Hospital.

Anna Margaret Moss was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Hall County.

Spicer Funeral Home
Memphis, Texas, (806) 259-3535

Alan W. Muse
FORT WORTH -- Alan Wysong Muse, 80, a retired Bell Helicopter industrial engineer, died Sunday in Durango, Colo.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Reception: following the service in Moncrief Hall of the church.

Memorials: St. Andrews Episcopal Church.

Alan Wysong Muse was born Feb. 20, 1916, in Fort Worth, where he was raised. After attending the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of California at Berkeley, he was hired by both Cessna Aircraft and Beechcraft in Wichita, Kan. He was a State of Texas registered professional engineer. After a year in Pensacola, Fla., in civilian service at the naval air station, he resigned and moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where he established the State School for Apprentices in Civil Service. He then rejoined civil service in Corpus Christi and was there for 18 years. He was the top civilian for three years at the naval air station before being hired by Bell Helicopter Fort Worth. He was with Bell for 20 years before retiring.

Mr. Muse was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. He was a former member of the Vestry, a Sunday school teacher, lay reader and member of the Outreach Committee. He wrote a weekly column in the church paper.

He was a Mason and had received his 50-year pin in 1995.

Mr. Muse was a devoted Christian man who knew our Lord Jesus Christ. His family will miss him, but knows his spirit is always with us and his friends.

Survivors: His wife of 58 years, Martha; his son, Daniel Muse of Durango; and two daughters and a son-in-law, Susan Daniel and Tom Daniel and Nancy Muse, all of Fort Worth. Mr. Muse had eight grandchildren.

James F. Newlon
BEDFORD -- James Floyd Newlon, 90, a retired manufacturing engineer and salesman, died Sunday at a local nursing home.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Hurst.

James Floyd Newlon was born Sept. 16, 1906, in Buchannon, W. Va. He was a member of 1st United Methodist Church in Meriden, Conn. He had been a resident of this area since 1990.

Survivors: Son, James R. Newlon and wife, Kay Lynn, of Bedford; daughter, Mary Jane Rankin and husband, Jeff of Lake Geneva, Wis.; brother, John Newlon; sisters, Martha Huslander, Ruth Sovocobe, Kathryn Givens and Lucille Dummitt; and grandchildren, Kelly Newlon of Bedford and Jennifer Hunter of Burlington, Wis.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

William M. Ott
KILGORE -- William Mayo Ott, 73, a longtime devoted Kilgore physician, died at home Wednesday surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Burial: Kilgore Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Dr. Ott was born Oct. 18, 1923, in Bogalusa, La. and was reared in Fort Worth.

He attended Texas A&M University and joined the Army Air Corps at the onset of World War II, serving in the China-Burma-India Theater.

He completed his education at the University of North Texas and graduated from Southwestern University Medical School in 1954. After completing an internship at Baylor University Hospital, he established his general practice in Kilgore where he practiced medicine 38 years. He was a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association and the Gregg County Medical Association. Dr. Ott served as chief of staff at Laird Memorial Hospital and was awarded a life membership in the Texas Medical Association. He was also a designated FAA aviation medical examiner.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. William Oscar Ott; brother, Dr. David Ott, and daughter, Mary Kathleen Ott.

Survivors: Wife of 45 years, Mary Brennan Ott; six daughters; three sons; three sisters; and nine grandchildren.

Rader Funeral Home
Kilgore, (903) 984-2525

James E. Prince
FORT WORTH -- James Edward "Jimbo" Prince, 34, a truck driver, died Thursday at home.

Funeral: Private.

James Edward "Jimbo" Prince was born June 11, 1962, in Long Beach, Calif.

Survivors: Son, William Bryant Prince of Hot Springs, Ark.; daughter, Kimberly Michelle Prince of Hot Springs; parents, Eva Bryant and her husband, Dave, of Fort Worth; and brothers, Matthew Prince and Steve Breshears, both of Fort Worth, and Howard Breshears, Winford Breshears and Jackie Breshears, all of Hot Springs.

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

David E. Sims
FORT WORTH -- David Earl Sims, 44, a construction laborer, died Wednesday at home.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Guardian Chapel. Officiant: Assistant pastor, Randy Robbins.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

David Earl Sims was born Dec. 23, 1951, in Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmo Sims, in 1987.

Survivor: Mother, Arlene Sims of Fort Worth.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

William Smith
FORT WORTH -- William "Gib" Smith, 88, a construction company supervisor, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Handley United Methodist Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens.

William "Gib" Smith was born Jan. 18, 1908, in Gainesville.

Survivors: Wife, Dorothy Smith of Fort Worth; sons, Charles C. Smith of Burleson, William G. Smith Jr. of Miami, Okla., and Charles C. Smith Jr. of Austin; sisters, Reland Carmichael of Little Elm and Caruth Mixon of Idabelle, Okla.; seven grandchilden; 14 great-grand- children; and a great-great-grandchild.

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

John D. Stell
STEPHENVILLE -- John Dennis Stell, 90, a retired farmer, died Wednesday at a Stephenville hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Stephenville Funeral Home. Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery.

John Dennis Stell was born Aug. 6, 1906, in Erath County. He was a farmer and a member of the Baptist church. He had lived 25 years in Erath County and previously lived in Comyn, Texas.

Survivors: Wife, Lou Ve of Stephenville; son, James Stell of Mineral Wells; daughter, Nancy Lewis of Gorman; grandchildren, Brad Lewis of Gorman, Jimmy Stell of Mineral Wells and Lana Stell French of Pensacola, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161

Phyllis Tilley
FORT WORTH -- Phyllis Ann Jones Tilley, 63, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at University Christian Church. Officiating will be Dr. William Tucker and Dr. Charles Sanders. Family graveside service: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Kirk M. Anderson, H. Carter Burdette, Cass O. Edwards II, Bayard H. Friedman, Preston M. Geren, Dr. James D. Murphy, George P. Macatee III, A.T. Seymour III, H.J. Shands Jr., E. Duer Wagner Jr. and George M. Young. Honorary pallbearers: The Tuesday Lunch Bunch, Ellie Burdette, Sue Cutler, Bertie Hogg, Betty Hudson, Suzy Jacobs, Martha McMackin, Gail Rawl, Alaan Sampson, Nancy Schenecker, Virginia Smith, Puddin Turner, Anna Jean Walsh, Anne Whipple, Pat Williamson and Diane Young.

Memorials: Streams and Valley Inc., Box 101373, Fort Worth 76185.

Phyllis Ann Jones Tilley was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Phoenix, Ariz., and had lived in Fort Worth since 1943. She graduated from Paschal High School in 1950 and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1954.

Her memberships included the Fort Worth Junior League, Fort Worth Garden Club, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, River Crest Country Club and The Assembly. Her positions of leadership included chairman of the board for the Van Cliburn Foundation, 1978-85; president of the Jewel Charity Ball, 1977-78; president of the Bicentennial Fourth of July Celebration in 1976; president of the Fort Worth Junior League, 1972-73; co-chairman of the George Bush for Senate Campaign, 1963-64; founder of Mayfest, 1972; organizer and leader of Streams and Valleys Executive Committee, 1969; director of development for the Fort Worth and Tarrant County Arts Council; and board member, Van Cliburn, Opera Board, Planned Parenthood, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Art Museum and Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County.

She received the Altrusa First Lady of Fort Worth Award in 1975.

Survivors: Husband, Joe A. Tilley Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, Joe A. Tilley III of Dallas and Libby Durham Tilley; daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen Tilley Morgan of Gates Mills, Ohio, and Christopher H. Morgan and Ann Tilley Smith of Fort Worth and Samuel B. Smith Jr.; sisters, Louise Jones Andrews of Houston and Linda Jones Morrison of Lafayette, Calif.; grandchildren, Christopher H. Morgan Jr. and Katharine Tilley Morgan of Gates Mills, Ohio, and Samuel B. Smith III and Olivia Claridge Smith of Fort Worth; and five nieces and nephews.

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

John Walsh
FORT WORTH -- John "Jack" Walsh, 89, a retired plumber, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Entombment: Mount Olivet Mausoleum. Prayer service: 6 tonight at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: Catholic Charities.

John "Jack" Walsh was born Feb. 11, 1907, in Elizabeth, N.J. He was a 50-year resident of Fort Worth. He was the superintendent of a shipyard with Brown and Root Company in Houston. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a member of the United Association of Plumbers.

Survivors: Wife of 60 years, Florence C. Walsh of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Irwin and Janelle "Jan" Walsh of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Curtis W. Wenzel
HURST -- Curtis W. Wenzel, 59, retired, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Curtis W. Wenzel was born Dec. 10, 1936, in Hamilton. He was a beloved husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. He was an avid hunter. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Wenzel, and brother, Warren Wenzel.

Survivors: Wife, Ruby Wenzel of Hurst; stepsons, Curt Meyers and Randy Meyers, both of Hurst; daughters, Karen Bauer of Haltom City and Cheryl Mohon of Lewisville; stepdaughter, Susie McComb of Lewisville; mother, Flora Wenzel of Hurst; sister, Patty Prather of Arlington; grandson, Randy Lee Gendron of Haltom City; three stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Wallace H. Williams
JOSHUA -- Wallace "Wally" Herrington Williams, 69, retired superintendent of the Crowley Water and Sewer Department, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Baumgardner Funeral Home in Crowley. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Wallace Williams was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Fort Worth.

He was a member of Willow Creek Baptist Church and the Crowley Fire Department for 25 years.

Survivors: Daughter, Elizabeth Lundy of Joshua; grandchild, Lois Lundy of Joshua; nephews, Charlie Williams and John Wynn; nieces: Dorothy Pritchett and Sybil Brannon; special friends, Carol and Donald Burdin of Alvin; and the Eldon Bean Family of Covington.

Baumgardner Funeral Home
Crowley, 297-1116

Robert W. Wilson
RIVER OAKS -- Robert W. Wilson, 71, a barber, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Saturday in Colony Cemetery in Ranger.

Robert Wilson was born Dec. 15, 1924, in Lewistown, Mont. He owned and operated Wilson's Barber Shop from 1962 until the present. He went to work at Carlyle Barber Shop in 1950 before purchasing it in 1962 and renaming it Wilson's Barber Shop.

Survivors: Wife, Evelyn Wilson of Fort Worth; and several cousins.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Donald G. Wogomon
GOSHEN, Ind. -- Donald G. Wogomon, 53, died Thursday at a hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Yoder- Culp Funeral Home, conducted by VFW Post 985. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery in Goshen. Visitation: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Memorials: VFW Building Fund.

Donald G. Wogomon was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Goshen, where he graduated from Goshen High School in 1961. He served in the Vietnam War for two years and retired from the Air Force. He moved back to Goshen three years ago and was currently working for the Elkhart County Park Department. He was a VFW post commander and a member of the American Legion and the DAV.

Mr. Goshen was married in July 1964 in San Antonio to Jean Webster, who lives in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald G. Wogomon, on April 12, 1982, and a sister, Susan J. Evans, on Dec. 21, 1992.

Survivors: Daughters, Tanya Wogomon of Dallas, Texas, and Shelley Wogomon and Tammy Wogomon, both of Fort Worth; son, Greg Wogomon of Fort Worth; mother, Mary Lou Larimer Wogomon of Goshen; sister, Mrs. Julia (Arthur) Stauffer of Goshen; and four grandchildren.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home
Goshen, Ind., (219) 533-3153

James A. Wright
FORT WORTH -- James A. "Jim" Wright, 68, a retired Navy veteran, died Wednesday in Irving.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

James Wright was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Iowa. He was a past master of Ridglea Masonic Lodge No. 1341, V.F.W. life member Post No. 708, post commander of Post No. 10429 and was a life member of the Military Order of the Cooties. His rank was senior chief petty officer/E8.

Survivors: Wife, Wanda Wright of Fort Worth; sons, James Patrick Wright and Robert Michael Wright, both of Iowa, Richard Allen Wright of California and Terrance Lee Wright of Iowa; stepdaughter, Wanda Jean Henderson of Cresson; stepsons, Bruce Cox and Brack Cox, both of Fort Worth, and Billy Cox of Benbrook.

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

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