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Published Oct. 27, 1996

Robert W. Allen
FORT WORTH -- Lt. Col. (Ret.) Robert W. Allen, 79, a retired investment broker, died Friday at home.

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

Memorials: Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Audubon Society.

Mr. Allen was born August 3, 1917, in South Bend, Ind.

He died at home with his family at his bedside after a lengthy battle with cancer. Bob served his country in the Air Force for 29 years as a pilot. Following his Air Force career, he worked at Ginsburg's Investments for 21 years. He retired in 1993.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lena and Harry Allen and his grandparents, William and Olive.

Bob was a wonderful husband, father and "Grandpoo" and will be missed dearly by all who loved him. He is with his parents now and is watching down on us.

He is survived by a wife of 49 years, Anne Allen. Their 50th wedding anniversary was to be on Jan. 31, 1997.

Survivors: Wife, Anne Allen; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Susan Allen of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and John Merrill of Hurst; and grandchildren, Ana Allen, raised by Bob and Anne since she was 2-years-old, and Chris Hotze, both of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Dorothy R. Ballard
ALVARADO -- Dorothy Raye Ballard, 59, a homemaker, died Friday at an Arlington hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Mansfield Cemetery.

Dorothy Ballard was born July 27, 1937, in Tupelo, Miss.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Bonnie J. Battershell
FORT WORTH -- Bonnie J. Battershell, 76, a retired housekeeper, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Bonnie Battershell was born Aug. 24, 1920, in Bosque County. She was a member of the Alta Mere Baptist Church. She retired from the housekeeping department of Green Oaks Inn.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Samuel W. Battershell.

Survivors: Daughters, Anita Battershell and Carolyn Greenway, both of Fort Worth; brother, Johnnie Wayne Hutchins of Meridian; sister, Katerine Sanders of Everman; and several nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Aline Bell
SAGINAW -- Aline Bell, 81, a retired accounting clerk, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Bourland Cemetery, Keller. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Aline Bell was born in De Leon. She retired from Southwestern Bell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy, in 1976.

Survivors: Brother, Charles Mallonee of Fort Worth; sisters, Mary Gibson of Fort Worth and Mary Buttry of Dante, Va.; and several nephews and nieces.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

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

Funeral: According to his request, no service will be held.

Eugene Joseph 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: Children, 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 and Rebecca, Andrew and Laura Latham; and aunts, Ellen, Rene and Babe, all of Colorado.

Y.H. Bivings Jr.
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Y.H. Bivings Jr., 82, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died Friday at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday at Southland Memorial Park in Grand Prairie. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. today at Bean- Massey-Burge Funeral Home.

Y.H. Bivings was born Nov. 28, 1913, in Dallas.

Survivors: Wife, Alice Bivings; son, Yancy H. Bivings III; son and daughter- in-law, Richard Scott and Linda Bivings; daughter-in-law, Carol Bivings; brother, Gene Bivings; sisters, Dorcas McCarthy and Drudy Harbert; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Robert L. Bowman
WEATHERFORD -- Robert Lee Bowman, 64, a brick layer, died Saturday at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home. Burial: Memory Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Mr. Bowman was born May 23, 1932, in Levelland.

He was an Army Veteran and member of Bricklayers Union Local No. 6 and Couts Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Fern Bowman of Weatherford; daughter, Alecia Jill Bonsall of Manderville, La.; three brothers; three sisters, and two grandchildren.

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

Mary A. Brown
FORT WORTH -- Mary Alice Brown, 45, a beautician, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: Noon Monday in Aurora Cemetery in Aurora. Vistitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Mary Alice Brown was born Dec. 18, 1950, in Justin.

Survivors: Sons, Gary Sides of Fort Worth and Bobby Sides of Aledo; father, Johnny Brown of Lake Tawakoni; brothers, Gary Don Brown of Teague, Johnny Lynn Brown and Larry Brown, both of Azle, Jimmy Fowler of Springtown, Brett Brown of Lake Tawakoni; sister, Cheryl Brown of Fort Worth; and granddaughter, Brittany Sides of Fort Worth.

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

Linda K. Butler
HURST -- Linda Kathryn Butler, 57, a homemaker, died Thursday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6:30 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Linda Kathryn Butler was born April 21, 1939, in Fort Smith, Ark.

Survivors: Son, Chuck Butler and wife, Kit of Atlanta, Ga.; and daughter, Allison Morrison and husband, David of Sacramento, Calif.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Opal F. Chapman
FORT WORTH -- Opal F. Chapman, 90, a homemaker, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

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

Opal F. Chapman was born Oct. 27, 1905, in Abilene. She was a beloved wife and mother.

Survivors: Son, Don Carlos Chapman of Fort Worth; and sister, Jewel Cantwell of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Alexander P. Cornelius
CROWLEY -- Alexander Porter Cornelius, 9, a student, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Crowley. Vigil: 24-hour vigil from 11 a.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Crowley.

Memorials: Bess Race Elementary School, Peach Street and Crowley Road.

Alexander Porter Cornelius passed away Oct. 24, 1996, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Fort Worth to James Dwight and Mary Kathryn Cornelius on April 11, 1987. He was a third grader attending Bess Race Elementary School in Crowley. Alexander was active in C.Y.A. Baseball for four years and a member of the Crowley 4-H Club. He loved to play baseball and to play with his dog, Buster.

Survivors: Brothers, Ron Moren of Crowley, Scott and sister-in-law, Christine Cornelius of Fort Worth, Brent Cornelius of Fort Worth; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Porter of Arcadia, Calif.; niece, Paige Cornelius of Fort Worth; nephew, Colby Cornelius of Fort Worth; and many aunts, uncles and cousins who love him.

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

Marian M. Davis
BEDFORD -- Marian Morris Davis, 95, died Tuesday at a Bedford health care center.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philip Presbyterian Church, Hurst. Graveside service: Wynne, Ark.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to St. Philip Presbyterian Church, 745 W. Pipeline Road, Hurst 76053.

Marian Davis was born Jan. 22, 1901, in Wilmar, Ark. In 1922, she graduated from Park College in Parkville, Mo., with a B.A. in foreign languages. After her marriage in 1925, she lived in Russia, Syria, Wynne, Ark., Los Angeles, Calif., Memphis, Tenn., and Little Rock, Ark., before moving to Euless in 1963.

Mrs. Davis was formerly a high school teacher of English, Latin and psychology, a pageant director on the Chautauqua circuit and a director of Christian Education at Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, Ark. She also served as college hostess and housemother at Arkansas College in Batesville before retiring in 1963.

Mrs. Davis served as the first woman elder at St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Hurst and was a member of the Oak Crest Woman's Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Roy L. Davis, and her son, Richard Morris Davis.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Roy Petersen of Euless; daughter-in-law, Lorraine Davis of New York City; sisters, Virginia Kirkpatrick of Oklahoma City and Hilda McEwen of Warren, Ark.; brothers, the Rev. Jarvis Morris of Tacoma, Wash., and David Morris of Longview; grandchildren, Roy Davis Petersen of Arlington, Joseph Morris Petersen of Mansfield and Dr. Laura Davis of Hamden, Conn; and six great-grandchildren, Anthony Joseph Petersen, Paige Elizabeth Petersen, Emily Marie Petersen, Roy Calvin Petersen, Marian Lucille "Lucy" Petersen and Richard Grier Soper.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Coleman C. Duggan
WILLOW PARK -- Coleman C. Duggan, 94, a retired barber, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, 100 SW 4th. Ave., Mineral Wells. Burial: Memory Gardens, Weatherford. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at White's Funeral Home in Mineral Wells. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Coleman Duggan was born June 16, 1902, in Many, La.

Survivors: Wife, Elsie Duggan of Willow Park; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Leita Duggan of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie and Clyde Seaman of Willow Park; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

White's Funeral Home
Mineral Wells, (817) 325-3311

Inez D. Duncan
WATAUGA -- Inez D. Duncan, 86, a homemaker, died Friday at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: Wendell Cemetery in Wendell, N.C. Visitation: Noon to 8:30 p.m. today.

Inez Duncan was born July 22, 1910, in Raleigh, N.C.

She was a member of Spring Valley Baptist Church. She was honored for her work with senior citizens. For information on funeral service in North Carolina contact Mitchell Funeral Home at (919) 832-3760.

Survivors: Sons, Shelton D. Duncan Jr. of Raleigh, N.C., William D. Duncan of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter, Naomi R. Timmons of Watauga; and seven grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

Florence C. Dunkly
FORT WORTH -- Florence C. Dunkly, 69, a senior stenographer who retired in 1988, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Monday at Emerald Hills Cemetery.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Florence Dunkly was born in Queens, N.Y.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Theopile Krasuski and Caroline Krasuski.

Survivors: Husband, Alfred A. Dunkly of Fort Worth; son, Steve Dunkly and his wife, Mary E. Dunkly, of Fort Worth; daughter, Jane D. Walrath and her husband, Russell C. Walrath, of Florence, S.C.; and grandchild, Jonathan N. Walrath.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681

Aline N. C. Estes
FORT WORTH -- Aline N. Cocke Estes, 83, a cook- nurse's aide, died Friday in Azle.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Chapel. Entombment: Garden of Memories Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.

Aline N. Cocke Estes was born March 26, 1913, in Little Rock, Ark. She worked for Lake Worth Independent School District approximately 10 years. She then worked at Lake Worth Nursing Home for approximately 17 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Worth and of the Senior Citizens of Lake Worth.

Aline N. Cocke Estes was preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Cocke Sr. in Oct. 25, 1969, and two sons, Edward R. Cocke in 1990, and Robert R. Cocke Jr., in 1993.

Survivors: Sons, Ernest D. Cocke of Saginaw and Denver Cocke of Killeen; brother, John J. Mitchell of Austin; 10 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

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

Jean Finch
GRANBURY -- Jean Finch, 64, a mortgage loan processor, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury. Burial: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills, Colleyville.

Memorials: Community Hospice, First United Methodist Church of Granbury or American Cancer Society.

Jean Finch was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Sparks, Okla. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a volunteer at Glenview Hospital. She had been a Granbury resident since 1991. She had previously lived in Bedford 27 years. Her hobbies were bridge, gardening, swimming and playing games with the family.

Survivors: Husband, Rusty Finch of Granbury; sons, Greg Finch of Aubrey and Paul Finch, Jr., of Weatherford; daughter, La Ree Finch of Watauga; brother and sister-in-law, Handy and Marlene Waychoff of Tulsa, Okla; and six grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Rogelo Garcia
BOYD -- Rogelo Garcia, 62, a self- employed flea market dealer, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christian-Hawkins Chapel. Burial: Boyd Cemetery.

Mr. Garcia was born April 27, 1934, in Rio Grande City.

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

Viola S. Gardner
FORT WORTH -- Viola Scott Gardner, 85, a homemaker and retired draftsperson, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Viola Gardner was born Aug. 24, 1911, in Center Point, Texas. She lived in the Fort Worth area for over 50 years. She was a retired assistant and draftsperson for a local architectural firm. She was a member of Eastern Hills United Methodist Church and active in the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She was a devoted genealogical researcher and very knowledgeable about Texas history, especially as it concerned the settlers of Howard County.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, E.W. Lowrimore, and by her second husband, C.E. Gardner.

Survivors: Sister, Velma Scott Kesterson of Big Spring; stepdaughter, Jan Boudreaux; stepson, Pat Gardner; nieces, a nephew, other relatives and many friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Howard S. Graham
SURF CITY, N.J. -- Howard S. Graham, 79, died Thursday at a hospital in Manahawkin, N.J..

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Nov. 3, at the United Reformed Church, Clifton Ave. & First Street, Clifton, N.J.

Memorials: Those wishing an expression of their sympathy are asked to consider a donation to the First Congregational Church, 4201 Trail Lake Drive, Fort Worth 76109, in Mr. Graham's memory.

Mr. Graham was born in Clifton and was formerly of Paramus, N.J., and Arlington, before going to Surf City in 1992. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was employed by Flint-Kote Co., of Irving, as an assistant vice president for 36 years before retiring in 1981.

He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Fort Worth. He was also a member of the Ocean Acres Golf Club, Manahawkin.

Survivors: Wife, Mary F. Hoey Graham; two sons, Douglas H. of Montville N.J., and John D. of Kennebunk Beach, Maine; two sisters, Anna Hoffman and Barbara Exel, both of Clifton; two grandsons; and three granddaughters.

Bugbee-Riggs Funeral Home
Ship Bottom, N.J. (609)494-2565

Jason M. Hampsten
FORT WORTH -- Jason Michael Hampsten, 4 months, died Thursday in White Settlement.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Jason Hampsten was born May 27, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, David and Natalie Hampsten of Fort Worth; brother, Harly Hampsten of Fort Worth; grandparents, Butch and Gloria Hampsten of Fort Worth; great-grandparents, Ramona Aldridge of Ranger and Norman McFatridge of Fort Worth; and numerous other family members.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Joyce E. Hampton
DECATUR -- Joyce E. Hampton, a longtime employee of Circle H Bar-B-Q in Decatur, died Saturday at a Decatur hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Monday in Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. today at Coker Funeral Home in Decatur.

Joyce Hampton was born in Illinois Bend.

She attended Bell Baptist Church in Decatur.

Survivors: Niece, JoAnn Schimmel of Fort Worth; nephews, G. B. Hartman of Sherman, Marvin Guthrie of Bedford; and several great nieces and nephews.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959

Everett H. Hutto
GRAHAM -- Everett Haskell Hutto, 82, a retired rancher and Church of Christ preacher, died Friday at a Graham hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. today at Morrison Funeral Home. Burial: Pioneer Cemetery.

Mr. Hutto was born Dec. 31, 1913, in Boyd.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

Dorothy T. Ingram
FORT WORTH -- Dorothy T. Ingram, 52, a retired employee of Ling Temco Vought, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at David Chapel Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Morris Bates Mortuary.

Dorothy T. Ingram was born April 6, 1944, in Groesbeck, and had lived in Fort Worth since 1955. She was a member of David Chapel Baptist Church, where she served on the Usher Board.

Survivors: Husband, Will Ingram Jr. of Fort Worth; sons, Will Ingram III, Demetreus Ingram, Mike A. Ingram, Wendel Ingram, and Jerome K. Ingram, all of Fort Worth; brothers, Robert Lee Tatum and Willie Lee Tatum, both of Groesbeck; sisters, Mary Etta Taylor of Groesbeck and Gracie Mae Ingram of Dallas; four grandchildren; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Morris-Bates Mortuary
1700 Evans Ave., 926-6263

Ruth Klyce
BOWIE -- Ruth Klyce, 52, a homemaker, died Friday in Bowie.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Burgess- Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home in Bowie. Burial: Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Ruth Klyce was born June 28, 1944, in Marlow, Okla.

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

Ita P. Leatherwood
JACKSBORO -- Ita P. Leatherwood, 85, a homemaker, died Friday in San Antonio.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery in Jacksboro.

Mr. Leatherwood was born June 3, 1911, in Jack County.

Coker Funeral Home
Jacksboro, (817) 567-3778

Chester M. Lewis
CARTHAGE -- Chester Morton Lewis, 78, retired military and police chief, died Friday at a Panola hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Jimerson Funeral Home in Carthage. Rev. Jerry Burnaman will officiate. Rev. Freddy Mason will assist. Entombment: Jimerson Memorial Mausoleum at Restland Memorial Park.

Mr. Lewis was born June 2, 1918, in Rosedale, Okla. He was the son of Thomas J. and Willie Mae Kniffin Lewis. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Force during World War II and had 24 years of service in law enforcement inluding having served as Carthage Chief of Police. He was a charter member of Northeast Fort Worth Lions Club and a member of Carthage Masonic Lodge No. 521 and was a Mason for 50 years. He moved to Carthage in 1969, coming from North Richland Hills, and was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Floy Kate Lewis of Carthage; son, Harold C. Lewis of Keller; daughters, Lyndall Hatton of Wichita Falls, Brenda Hudson of Carthage; sisters, Edna Gatling of Placentia, Calif., Viola Taack of Cleburne; and five grandchildren.

Jimerson Funeral Home
Carthage (903) 693-7125

W. N. Lewis
GLEN ROSE -- W. N. "Bill" Lewis, 81, a retired union carpenter, died Saturday at a Glen Rose medical center.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home in Glen Rose. Burial: White Church Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis was born Jan. 4, 1915, in Nashville, Ark.

He was a member of new Prospect Baptist Church. He was a Glen Rose resident for 20 years.

Survivors: Wife, Opal Lewis; son, Billy Lewis; daughters, Ann Mitchell, all of Glen Rose, Judy Prescott of Bedford; sister, Dovie Roberts of Muskogee, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great- grandchildren.

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

Juan G. Martinez
HALTOM CITY -- Juan Gaitan Martinez, 89, a retired farmer, died Friday at home.

Funeral: Private. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Juan Martinez was born June 24, 1907, in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. He farmed in Raymondville many years and moved to Fort Worth in 1987.

He was preceded in death by his son, Alfonso Martinez, and daughter, Gloria Martinez.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Guadalupe Pena Martinez; sons, Juan Martinez Jr. and Ruben Martinez, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Elma Rodriguez of Austin, Sylvia Vasquez and Irma Suarez, both of Fort Worth, and Cristobal Martinez; sister, Gualupe Curiel of Raymondville; 18 grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; and nieces, Ofelia Rosales of Corpus Christi and Maria Moreno of Raymondville.

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

F. G. Molder
ARLINGTON -- F. G. "Skeet" Molder, 86, a retired shop foreman for Miller Truck Lines, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Baker Boulevard Church of Christ. Burial: Bourland Cemetery in Keller. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at Arlington Funeral Home.

Mr. Molder was born August 6, 1910, in Mulberry, Ark.

He was born to Lige W. and Callie Griffin Molder. He was a member of California Lane Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his grandsons, Jon and Mark Bowles and his brother, Louis Molder.

Pallbearers: Dewayne Molder, Randy Molder, Dale Molder, Jack Knox, Tim Shannon, Mark Patton and Bobby Mann.

Survivors: Wife of 67 years, Retha Molder of Arlington; son and daughter- in-law, Dudley and Charletta Molder of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Bob Mann of Arlington; brothers, L. D. and Troy Molder of Fort Worth, J. T. Molder of Joplin, Dan Molder of Ward, Ark.; sisters, Lucille Brock, Lodeva Dennis, Imogene Hoover, all of Fort Worth, Geraldine Campbell, Thelma Pemberton, both of Commerce; grandchildren, Dewayne "Bubba" Molder of Keller, Randy Molder of Fort Worth, Dale Molder of Houston, Delena Knox of Stuart Beach, Fla., Denise Shannon of Paradise, Shelli Patton, Bobby Mann, both of Arlington, Terry Mann of Houston, Shawn Mann of Florida; and 19 great- grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

A. Jerome Montgomery
FORT WORTH -- A. Jerome Montgomery, 75, a retired personnel manager, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials: The Alzheimers Association & University Baptist Church Building Fund, 624 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, Fla. 33134.

Mr. Montgomery was born August 28, 1921, in Augusta, Ga. where he spent his youth. He served as an officer in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war, he attended the University of Georgia and received his degree from the School of Business in 1948. He was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and Phi Beta Kappa.

He had a 30 year career with Publix Super Markets in Florida, serving as a store manager and later as a grocery buyer and the personnel manger in Southeast Florida coast office in Miami.

He was a committed Christian and was ordained a deacon in First Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. While living in Miami, Fla., he was active in the life of University Baptist Church in Coral Gables, Fla. He served as a deacon and for many years was Director of the Sunday School. He was a member of Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Mary Paulk Montgomery of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Robert J. and Ann Montgomery of Denver, Col.; daughter and son-in-law, Robert and Mary Beth Donalson of Fort Worth; sisters, Dorothy M. Patrick of Augusta, Ga., Nancy M. Giles of Davenport, Fla.; granddaughter, Beth Donalson; and nieces and nephews including Doddie Messick and her husband, Tommy of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Leonard H. Newman Sr.
AZLE -- Leonard Hayes Newman Sr., 78, a minister, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Christian Temple. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Officiants: The Rev. Elbert Wilkinson, the Rev. Carroll G. Smith and the Rev. T.R. May.

The Rev. Newman was born July 19, 1918, in Goldthwaite. He had been a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God since 1940. His legacy of gospel ministry had early expression in Fort Worth at the Door of Hope Mission. In 1944, he relocated his family to the state of Maine to pioneer a church in Augusta. Through the years, he pastored and pioneered seven churches. A heritage of ministers and ministries continues in his family. His wife and companion, the Rev. Juanita Newman has been his constant partner in prayer and ministry. His two sons, the Rev. L.H. Newman Jr. and the Rev. R.S. Newman, and one grandson, the Rev. R.A. Newman, also practice ministry in various churches. The call and execution of ministry extend through generations of the family, touching many with the gospel.

He retired in 1974 from the Texas Highway Department.

Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Juanita Newman of Azle; sons, Jim Newman of Azle, the Rev. Leonard Newman Jr. and Phil Newman, both of Fort Worth, and the Rev. Steve Newman of Pilot Point; sister, Doris Massie of Tucson, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Evelyn Newman of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Dena, David, Denise, Alan, Tony, Kim, Pam, Nathan and Melanie; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and acqauaintances, who were treated the same as family.

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

Anne J. Polk
FORT WORTH -- Anne Juran Polk, 84, a homemaker, died Wednesday at a hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Celebrant: the Rev. Joseph Pemberton. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Vigil: 4 p.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

Memorials: St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

Anne Juran Polk was born May 16, 1912, in Fort Worth and graduated from North Side High School. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and St. George Catholic Church, where she was past president of its Altar Society. She was a lifelong member of SPJST Lodge 92.

Mrs. Polk was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard A. Polk.

Survivors: Son, B.J. Polk and his wife, Reda, of Springdale, Ark.; daughters, Carol Briggs and her husband, Bill, of Walnut, Calif., and Diane MacArthur and her husband, Neil, of Parks City, Utah; brother, Joseph Juran of Fort Worth; sister, Lillie McMillen of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Scott Briggs, Pam Briggs, Kimberley MacArthur Graham, Kristin MacArthur Craver, Kyle MacArthur, John Pilkinton and Travis Polk.

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

Thomas K. Ralstin
BEDFORD -- Thomas Keith Ralstin, 70, a retired city of Fort Worth administrator, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: Was Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: Happy Hill Farm Academy, Inc., H.C. 51, Box 56, Granbury, Texas 76048.

Thomas Keith Ralstin was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Fort Worth. He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II. He was a TCU graduate.

Survivors: Wife, Pat Ralstin of Bedford; son and daughter-in-law, William H. and Ann Ralstin of Fort Worth; daughter, Tami Ralstin of Bedford; grandchildren, Madison Ralstin and Beau Ralstin, both of Fort Worth; and niece, Carol Ann Newman of Santo.

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

Ann H. Reagan
DALLAS -- Ann Hall Reagan, beloved mother, grandmother, teacher and friend, passed away Wednesday at a Dallas hospital after a 13-year battle with cancer.

Memorial services: Noon Monday at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home. Officiating: Chaplain David L. Mack. Burial: Private.

Memorials: Leukemia Association of America, 12850 Spurling, Box 140, Dallas 75230.

Ann Reagan was born May 16, 1920, in Decatur, to C.D. and Annie Mae Hall. She moved to Crowell, where she attended Crowell High, graduating in 1937. She received her B.S. degree from North Texas University in 1940 and her Master of Science from Texas Womans University in Denton. She married John Hollis Reagan Oct. 12, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1971.

Ann loved teaching and taught home economics 26 years, mostly at Aledo High, where she was named Teacher of the Year. She was an honorary member of Future Homemakers of America, a member of Alpha Delta Kappa -- a professional teachers association -- and First Methodist Church in Fort Worth. She will be missed by all those who love her. Her warm smile and positive attitude helped her to overcome impossible odds over and over again.

Survivors: Daughter, Sherrill Reagan Guthrie and her husband, Dan; grandchildren, Reagan, Tiffany and Chase; brothers, Venson Hall and his wife, Opal Hall, of Denton, and M.H. Hall and his wife, Pat Hall, of Houston; sisters, Dorothy Dodd and her husband, Herring Dodd, of May, and Mable Roberts of Quanah.

Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home
Dallas, (214) 363-5401

Doyle B. Romine
SALEM,Va. -- Doyle B. Romine, CLU- ChFC, 66, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant and retired agency manager for Modern Woodmen of America, passed away Friday in Salem.

Funeral:Private family service will be held in Virginia.

He was preceded in death by John C. and Jessie Romine, parents, Jimmy Romine, brother, and Vira Koen, sister.

Survivors: Wife, Patricia E. Romine of Virginia; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Betty Romine of Alaska, Steven and Donna White of Virginia, and Robert White of Florida; daughters and sons-in-law, Colleen and Douglas Davis, Gerri and Tom Woods, and Tammy Romine of Florida, and Melissa and Stephen Barech of Georgia; two grandsons; and seven granddaughters; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy and Herman Patzolt of Fort Worth, Johnnie and Frank Scamacca of Bedford, Dovie Romine of Gainesville; and brothers and sisters-in- law, Virgil and Fern Romine of Euless, Aden and Mary Romine of Arlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Oakey's South Chapel
Roanoke, Va. (540)989-3131

Hazel H. Schmalzried
RICHARDSON -- Hazel Hiett Schmalzried, 95, died Saturday in Richardson.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. today in Chapel East of Hillcrest Mausoleum in Dallas. Entombment will follow.

Officiant: The Rev. David Ramel.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 7611 Park Lane, Dallas 75225; or a charity of choice.

Hazel Hiett Schmalzried was born Oct. 8, 1901, in the community of Rehobeth, near Arlington. She was the daughter of Tarrant county pioneers, John A. and Rebecca Fincher Hiett. Her father was county commissioner and her uncle, Will, was mayor of Arlington. She moved with her family to Dallas about 1914. She was married on Jan. 17, 1922, to Charles Schmalzried, the founder and owner of A.F. Schmalzried Co. Their union lasted some 46 years and was blessed with three children. After her husband's death, she owned and operated Howell Cleaners in Plano, and retired in 1982.

She was a founding member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. She was a former member of the Vagabonds and the Dallas Athletic Club.

She will be lovingly remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother and aunt, and by many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, five brothers, and four sisters.

Survivors: Daughter, Betty Courtright of Arlington; daughter and son-in-law, Charlyn and Louis Burress of Little Elm; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Rose Schmalzried of Dallas; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mateel Schmalzried of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home
Dallas, (214) 363-5401

E. Christopher Scott
WEATHERFORD -- E. Christopher Scott, 37, an aerospace technician, died Friday at a Weatherford nursing home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Memory Gardens of The Valley. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Scott was born July 24, 1959, in Cleveland, Ohio.

He lived in the Fort Worth area all of his life. He was a Baptist.

The family wishes to express special gratitude for dedicated final care by Family Service Home Health Care and Leisure Lodge Nursing Home Care in Weatherford.

Survivors: Mother, Earlene Scott of Weatherford; brother, Michael Scott of Fort Worth; maternal grandmother, Sharleen Shown of Hamilton, Ala.; and loving uncles, aunts and cousins, including Aunt Dorothy Graham and her husband, Ernie of Fort Worth.

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

Leela P. Srinivasan
ARLINGTON -- Leela Pishareddy Srinivasan, 47, a registered nurse for Harris Methodist Hospital, died Thursday from injuries in an automobile accident.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at Baumgardner Funeral Home. Burial: Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. today.

Leela Srinivasan was born Nov. 24, 1948, in India.

Survivors: Husband, Dr. S. R. Srinivasan; stepson, Arvn Spinivasan; stepdaughter, Jaya Srinivasan, all of Arlington; mother, Lakshmi Pishareddy Thalayanakade; brother, Narayanan, both of India; sister, Ranjini of India; brother-in- law, R. Raghavan; sister-in-law, Jaishre Raghavan; niece, Anjali Raghavan, all of Arlington.

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

Alleane Starnes
HALTOM CITY -- Alleane Starnes, 77, a homemaker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Alleane Starnes was born May 16, 1919, in Shreveport, La. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Riverside Lodge.

Survivors: Son, Jackie Starnes of Granbury; daughter, Barbara Pritchett of Fort Worth; brother, Henry Bridges of Quitman; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Doris J. Taylor
FORT WORTH -- Doris Janette Taylor, 60, who worked in the fashion apparel business 20 years, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church or M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Doris Taylor was born April 27, 1936, in Fort Worth. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church.

Survivors: Husband, Ernest Fay Taylor; son and daughter-in-law, Tim T. and Barb Taylor of Burleson; mother, Wanda Holt of Fort Worth; brother, Rev. Donald C. Holt of Atlanta, Texas; aunt, Mildred Martin of Richmond, Texas; and sis-in- law, Marianne T. Russell of Poquoson, Va.

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

Jimmie D. Tucker
FORT WORTH -- Jimmie Dell Tucker Sr., 62, a painter, died Friday at a Dallas hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Tucker was born May 22, 1934.

He was a member of River Oaks Church of Christ. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a patriotic American veteran. He served in the Air Force.

Survivors: Wife, Ann Tucker; son, Jimmie Dell Tucker Jr.; step-sons, Michael Henderson, all of Fort Worth, Charlie Henderson of Beeville; step- daughter, Barbara Humphries of Fort Worth; brother and sister-in-law, John and Doris Tucker of San Antonio; sisters, Billie Moore, Sally Tucker; sisters- in-law, Dorothy Tucker, all of Fort Worth, Suzanne Tucker of Oregon; two grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and in-laws.

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

Girija V. Vijayaraghavan
ARLINGTON -- Girija Vinjamoor Vijayaraghavan, 53, a homemaker, died Friday in an automobile accident.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at Baumgardner Funeral Home. Visitation: 2 to 6 today at the funeral home.

Girija Vijayaraghavan was born April 15, 1943, in Madras, India.

Survivors: Husband, V.S. Vijayaraghavan of India; daughters, Nimmi Rajan of India, Jaishree Raghavan of Arlington and Kavitha Raghavan of India; father, S.V. Rangaswamy of India; brothers, Dr. S.R. Srinivasan and R. Raghavan, both of Arlington and R. Ramaswamy of India; sisters, Radha, Nalini and Saraja, all of India; grandchildren, Anjali Raghavan and Smirithj Rajan; nephew, Arvn Spinivasan and niece Jaya Srinivasan, both of Arlington.

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

Cle F. Wall
SAGINAW -- Cle Floyd Wall, 72, an electrician for General Dynamics and Lockheed who retired after 27 years, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: 2 p.m. Monday at Bishop Cemetery, near Lipan. Family will receive friends 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials: River Oaks United Methodist Church.

Cle Wall was born May 4, 1924, in Weatherford. He was a member of the River Oaks United Methodist Church and the Blue Mound Lion's Club. Mr. Wall served in the Marines during World War II. He enjoyed working with wood and was an accomplished woodcarver.

Survivors: Wife of 46 years, Betty Wall of Saginaw; daughters, Ruth Ann Knight of Watauga and Cleda Jo Wall of Cleburne; brother, Dan Wall of Bedford; granddaughters, Lyn D-Ann Gill, Pamela Ann Parker and Debra Ann Parker; great-grandchildren, Michael Gill and Zahndra Erskine.

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

Benjamin A. Wallace
ARLINGTON -- Benjamin A. Wallace, 76, a photo engraver for Standard Reviewer, died Friday in Arlington.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Wallace was born Jan. 24, 1920, in Louisville, Ky. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific. He was a Master Mason and a member of Kosair Temple and Scottish Rite in Louisville.

Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Gertrude Wallace of Arlington; daughter, Patricia Ann Medaris and husband, Ronald of Arlington; brother, James Wallace of Louisville; sister, Margaret Young of Tennessee; grandson, Ronald Edward Medaris Jr. and his wife, Catherine of Arlington; and granddaughter, Stacy Ann Putnam and her husband, Chuck of Dallas.

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

Orville N. West
BEDFORD -- Orville Newell West, 84, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died Saturday at a Bedford hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. today at Mr. West's home. Officiating: Rev. Herbert Faust. Burial: ElDorado, Ark.

Survivors: Wife, Dorothy Paris West, whom he married in 1941; son, David Michael Wells and his wife, Polly, of Key West, Fla; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Brian D. Weston
EULESS -- Brian D. Weston, 35, a manager, died Friday in Arlington.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery, Colleyville. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Brian Weston was born April 16, 1961, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Wife, Connie Weston of Euless; daughters, Brandi Weston of Arlington and Alena Weston of Euless; step-daughter, Tasha Duckering of Euless; father, James Weston of Haltom City; and grandmother, Geneva Hamilton of Haltom City.

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

Charles R. White
BURLESON -- Charles Raymond White, 74, a retired office manager for Garvey Elevators, died Wednesday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: The family requests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of donations to Burleson First United Methodist Church, New Building Fund PTL, 130 E. Renfro, Burleson 76028.

Mr. White was born June 23, 1922, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Sister, Dorothy Jean Imel of Hillsboro; niece, Wanda L. White of Burleson; nephews, Charles Raymond Hogue of Fort Worth, Roland D. Imel of Hillsboro; and several grand-nieces and nephews.

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

Leslie J. White
MINERAL WELLS -- Leslie Joel "Joe" White, 52, a retired meter technician for a local gas company, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Church of God, Mineral Wells. Burial: Willow Pond Cemetery in Palo Pinto County.

Leslie White was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Graford.

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

Grover Whitfield
IREDELL -- Grover "Bill" Whitfield, 74, a retired pipe fitter, died Saturday in Temple.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Iredell. Burial: Mitchell Cemetery.

Mr. Whitfield was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Anderson County.

Rutledge Funeral Home
Hico, (817) 796-4722

Lillian M. Whittenburg
MONTICELLO, Ark. -- Lillian M. Whittenburg, 98, a homemaker, died Thursday at a Monticello, Ark. hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Monday in Memory Gardens of the Valley in Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Rev. Danny Couch will officiate.

Lillian Whittenburg was born Feb. 8, 1898, in Louisiana. Mrs. Whittenburg was a long time Weatherford resident. She was the widow of Tom Whittenburg. She was a longtime resident of Weatherford. She was a member of the Ladies Auxillary of V.F.W. and Rebekahs and Pythian Sisters. Mrs. Whittenburg was a member of the Central Christian Church.

Survivors: Son, Tom W. Whittenburg of Monticello, Ark.; one grandchild, and two great grandchildren.

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

Delmer Wilson
GRANBURY -- Delmer Wilson, 46, a self-employed mover of portable buildings, died Friday at a Granbury care center.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Monday at Lakeside Baptist Church, Granbury.

Delmer Wilson was born March 22, 1950, in Hollis, Okla. He was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Wilson, and two brothers, Travis and James Wilson.

Survivors: Wife, Susan Wilson of Granbury; sons, Matthew Wilson and Joshua Wilson, both of Granbury, Jerry Wilson of Gun Barrel City and Ricky Wilson of Mabank; daughter, Lyndsay Wilson of Granbury; brothers, David Wilson of Bonham, Cecil Wilson of Acton, Floyd Wilson of Grand Prairie and Larry Wilson of Amarillo; sisters, Fern Arnold of Alvarado, Neoma Shackelford and Frances Knight, both of Grand Prairie; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000

Joey Woodard
BEDFORD -- Joey Woodard, 27, a landscaping employee, was found dead Thursday.

Funeral: Was Saturday at St. Albans Episcopal Church. Second service: 2 p.m. today at Gunsight Baptist Church. Burial: Gunsight Cemetery in Stephens County.

Mr. Woodard was born April 8, 1969, in Breckenridge. He was a graduate of Lamar High School and Texas A&M University, Corps of Cadets, with a bachelor of arts degree.

Survivors: Father, Joe Woodard of Arlington; mother, Dora Woodard of Breckenridge; stepmother, Patricia Newlin of Arlington; and uncle, Paul David Wagley of Breckenridge.

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

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