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Clyde Barfield
EULESS -- Clyde "Jimmy" Barfield, 62, died Thursday in Bedford after a lengthy illness.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Beaty Funeral Home. Burial: Lee Cemetery.

Memorials: American Lung Association.

Officiant: The Rev. Charles Ethridge.

Pallbearers: Bobby Duke, Jimmy Bloxom, Roland Trichel, Joe S. Taylor, Joe Taylor and Ralph Hagan.

Honorary pallbearer: Heath Taylor.

Mr. Barfield was born Nov. 10, 1933, in Groesbeck. He married Sally Taylor Sept. 28, 1985.

He was a retired paint contractor. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9695 in Hurst.

Survivors: Loving wife, Sally Barfield of Euless; two sons and daughters-in- law, Bart and Judy Belcher of Gladewater and Rusty and Lynn Belcher of Henderson; grandson, Russell Belcher of Gladewater; four granddaughters, Melissa, Marla, Tana and Tina Belcher of Henderson; mother-in-law, Lola Taylor of Winnsboro; two brothers and sisters- in-law, Butch and Ann Taylor, Maude and John and Sandra Taylor of Mt. Vernon; sister, Reba Chudy of West; numerous nieces; nephews; and many, many friends.

Beaty Funeral Home Inc.
Winnsboro (903)342-5211
 

Agnes Buckner
FORT WORTH -- Agnes "Mendy" Buckner, 73, a homemaker, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Monday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Agnes Buckner was born March 28, 1923, in Fort Worth, at the Greenwood Cemetery, where her father was a longtime caretaker.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lewis Buckner, in 1992.

Survivors: She was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

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

Robert P. Burke
FORT WORTH -- Robert Paul Burke, 73, a retired construction engineer with Allied Drilling Company, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Vigil service: 7 p.m. Monday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Private in Brown Cemetery, Aledo.

Robert Burke, born Jan. 10, 1923, was a lifelong Fort Worth resident. He was a graduate of North Side High and Texas A&M. He was a member of St. Patrick Cathedral and Msgr. Robert M. Nolan Council Knights of Columbus. He served as captain in the Army Engineers during World War II, serving in Europe and Pacific Theaters.

Survivors: Wife, Sara Acuff Burke of Fort Worth; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hughes of Laguna Hills, Calif.; grandchildren, Alysha, Eric and Michael; brothers, John Thomas Burke of San Antonio and Francis Darwin Burke of Austin; and nephews and nieces.

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

Nieves J. Canales
FORT WORTH -- Nieves "Snow" J. Canales, 68, a homemaker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Nieves Canales was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Trenton, Mo. She lived in Fort Worth 45 years. She was a Roman Catholic.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Domingo, in 1980.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Elaine Ortiz of Fort Worth; daughter, Estella Canales Rodriguez of Fort Worth; brother, Jesse Juarez of Del Rio; sisters, Rosemary Salinas and Alicia Rivas, both of Fort Worth; and seven grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Vance Carrell
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Vance Carrell, 79, a TU Electric customer service employee who retired in 1979 after 30 years of service, died Thursday.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday Nov. 11, 1996, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. Memorials: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 727 Hill Street, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050.

Vance Carrell was born Feb. 3, 1917, in Cooper.

Survivors: Wife of 54 years, Alice S. Carrell; daughters and husbands, Dr. Dona and Herschel Gower, Mary and Dr. William Lowry and Ann and James H. Coker; sisters, Mrs. Amy Leftwich and Mrs. Mary Drayer; grandchildren, Allison Cower, Wm. B. Lowry, Alison C. Lowry, James Coker and Alexander Coker; sister-in-law, Mrs. Cora Carrell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Elizabeth C. Carter
FORT WORTH -- Elizabeth "Bettie" Curry Carter, 100, in nursing, died Saturday at a Fort Worth care center.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Coolidge Cemetery in Coolidge.

Elizabeth Carter was born Jan. 13, 1896, in Freestone County.

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

Ruby J. Caylor
FORT WORTH -- Ruby J. Caylor, 71, a homemaker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: Diabetes Foundation.

Ruby Caylor was born Sept. 16, 1925, in Fort Worth. She graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1942.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Caylor Jr., and by her daughter, Dianna Caylor.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Gracie Caylor of Fort Worth; brother and wife, Roy and Helen Blair of Corpus Christi; and granddaughters, Chrystal, DeeDee and Katie Caylor.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Bess L. Christman
ARLINGTON -- Bess Louisa Christman, 94, a retired bookkeeper, died Friday in Arlington.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington. Burial: Parkdale Cemetery. Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. today at Moore Funeral Home.

Memorials: To a charity of choice.

Bess Louisa Christman was born Dec. 21, 1901, in Woodsfield, Ohio. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the church choir until she was unable to attend. She was an alumna of North Texas Agriculture College and enjoyed basketball. She also enjoyed travelling.

Survivors: Brother, Gilbert Christman of Boulder, Colo.; sisters, Mabel Decker of Kingsland, and Edna C. Stovall of San Antonio; a total of 54 nieces; nephews; grandnieces; nephews; great- grandnieces; nephews; great-great- grandnieces; nephews; and great-great- great-grandnieces and nephews.

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

George W. Coalston
DE LEON -- George W. Coalston, 62, who worked for Sea Max Forging in Stephenville, died Friday in Brownwood.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Nowlin Funeral Home. Burial: Proctor Cemetery.

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

Victoria Cooks
FORT WORTH -- Victoria Cooks, 61, a homemaker, died Thursday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation: 7 p.m. Monday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Survivors: Husband, Freddie Cooks Sr.; sons, Freddie Lee Cooks Jr., Sammy Cooks and Victor Cooks; daughters, Rosa Maldonado and Sandra Celestino; brother, John Ybarra of Brownsville; sister, Antonia Zavala of Haltom City; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Jack Crawford
AZLE -- Jack Crawford, 58, a Bell Helicopter Textron aircraft electrician, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno. Burial: Azleland Memorial Park in Azle. Visitation: 2 to 9 tonight, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. to service time Tuesday at White's Funeral Home in Azle. The family will receive visitors from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Jack Crawford fought cancer for the past two years. He was born March 3, 1938, in Gainesville, and had been an area resident since 1966. He married Sue Smith on April 25, 1958. He served in the Air Force and was an airman 2nd class.

Mr. Crawford worked for Bell Helicopter Textron for 30 years as an aircraft electrician. He was an avid fisherman and coach for Little League baseball. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and a friend to all. He now resides in heaven.

Survivors: Wife, Sue Crawford of Azle; sons and daughters-in-law, Curtis and Denise Crawford and Blane and Debby Crawford, all of Azle; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Matt Sisk of Springtown; brother, John Crawford of Gainesville; sisters, Norma Shelton, Faye Adams, and Anna Mae Dornbusch, all of Gainesville; six grandchildren; and beloved family friends, Smith family and Pappas family.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211
 

Byrd L. Deats
BIG SPRING -- Byrd Lea Deats, 96, a retired legal secretary, died Saturday in Big Spring.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Monday in Mount Olive Memorial Park. Family will receive friends 4 to 5 p.m. today at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Byrd Deats was born Dec. 30, 1899, at The Grove in Coryell County. She married Earl Deats and after his death in 1943, she moved to Fort Worth. She worked as a legal secretary many years for the law firm of McDonald and Sanders, retiring in 1972.

She was a faithful member of the Church of God in Fort Worth. After retirement, she moved back to Big Spring to be with her sister, brother, nieces and nephews.

Survivors: Sister, Cleo Hensley of Big Spring; and several nieces and nephews.

Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home
Big Spring, (915) 267-6331
 

Enna DeRossett
BOYD -- Enna DeRossett, 90, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Kent, Wash.

Funeral: Was 2 p.m. Saturday at Boyd Church of Christ. Burial: Pleasant Grove No. 2.

Enna DeRossett was born Dec. 7, 1905, in Weatherford.

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

Albert F. Duesman
PILOT POINT -- Albert F. Duesman, 81, a farmer, died Friday at a Denton medical center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial: St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery. Visitation: 7 p.m. today at St. Thomas Church.

Mr. Duesman was born Sept. 20, 1915, in Muenster.

Memorials: National Kidney Foundation of Texas, 13500 Midway, Suite 101, Dallas, Texas 75244-9990.

Huff/Slay Funeral Home
Pilot Point, (817) 686-2277
 

Jason A. Francks
AZLE -- Jason Allen Francks, 18, a plumber, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Walnutcreek Baptist Church. Burial: Azleland Memorial Park.

Mr. Francks was born August 2, 1978, in Azle.

He was a lifelong Azle resident and a 1996 graduate of Azle High School, where he was a member of the F.F.A. He was a plumber for Masterpiece Housing. Survivors: Parents, Stewart and Sue Francks of Azle; brother, Charles Stewart Francks III of Abilene; uncles, Walie Francks of Arlington, Tommy Francks of Fort Worth, Milton Hamman of Greenwood, Ill.; aunts, Barbara Barnett of Arlington, Louise Drennon of Argyle, Lisa Walker of Fort Worth; and great-aunt, Francis Sanquinet of Arlington.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Tony Fron
TOLAR -- Tony Fron, 81, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Saturday in Stephenville.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Tolar Church of Christ. Burial: Huckabay Cemetery.

Mr. Fron was born Oct. 25, 1915, in Thurber. He was a World War II Army veteran and member of Tolar Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Goldie Fron of Tolar; sons, Alvin "Butch" Fron of Keller, Jerry Fron, Robert Fron, both of Tolar, Gene Fron of Huckabay, Kevin Fron of Tolar; daughters, Linda Fron of Stephenville, Kathy Fron of Tolar; brother, Stanley Fron of South Dakota; sisters, Mary Miller of Sulphur Springs, Agnes Jones of Stephenville, Barbara Watkins of Mineral Wells, Lou Krecek of Sulphur Springs; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Stephenville Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 965-3161
 

Glen C. Gable
ARLINGTON -- Glen Coe Gable, 64, retired from General Motors and Publishing Systems, died Saturday at an Arlington hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Sammy Blay, Grover Braddock, Rex Braddock, Charley Grimes, William Jefferson, Robert Pyle, Ray Satterwhite and C.R. Shelby.

Honorary pallbearers: Jack King and Clarence Layton.

Glen Gable was born May 2, 1932. He was a veteran of the Korean War. An avid horseman, he was an honorary member of the Mansfield Riding Club, holding several offices within the club and district 10 of the National Association of Riding Clubs and Sheriff's Posse. He was a member of Tate Springs Baptist Church in Arlington.

A beloved husband, father and grandfather, he will be greatly missed by numerous relatives and friends.

Survivors: Wife of 65 years, LaVerne; son, Ricky and his wife, Cecilia, of Joshua; daughter, Glenda Taylor of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Marti Gable of Joshua; mother, Ruth Shipley of Garland; half brother, Max Hammonds of Dallas; half sister, Mary Deatherage of Fort Worth; stepsister, Geneva Boatenhammer of Hobbs, N.M.; and numerous relatives and friends.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555
 

Pauline C. Gossage
HALTOM CITY -- Pauline Curran Gossage, 77, a secretary, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pauline Gossage was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Fort Worth. She was a lifelong Fort Worth resident. She worked as a secretary for Harry Holtzer, accountant, for many years until his death. She then worked for Lee Jones, accountant, until her retirement in 1985.

She was a faithful member of the Rosen Heights Baptist Church all her life and was very fond of her friendships she developed in the "Good Cheer Class."

Survivors: Daughter, Dawn Smith of Haltom City; brother, David Curran of Millsap; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Royce H. Guerry
DUBLIN, Texas -- Royce Hutcheson Guerry, 87, a teacher and administrator, died Friday in Dublin, Texas.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Dublin. Burial: 3 p.m Monday at Laurel Land Memorial Park Fort Worth. Visitation: 5 to 7 tonight at Harrell Funeral Home.

Memorials: First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 248, Dublin, Texas 76446-0248.

Royce Guerry was born Oct. 9, 1909, in Peaster. He graduated with honors from Weatherford College. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and his master's degree from Texas Christian University. He began his teaching career in Weatherford in 1928. He served as teacher and principal there until he moved to Fort Worth in 1937.

He was principal of six Fort Worth elementary schools, including Lily B. Clayton, Morningside and Westcreek before he became an administrator for the school system's elementary division in 1963. He was named Fort Worth Administrator of the Year in 1973 by the Classroom Teachers Association. He retired as assistant superintendent for elementary education for the Fort Worth school system in 1973. He spent numerous summers teaching at the TCU School of Education. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, retiring as a major in 1945.

Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Winifred Wheeler Guerry of Dublin, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Royce and Robbie Guerry of Fort Worth; daughter and son- in-law, Melinda and Lonnie Hammonds of Stephenville; parents, James Edward Guerry and Ruby Harriett Hutcheson Guerry; sisters, Madeline Randolph of Austin and Pauline Tillery of Baytown; and grandson, Mark Hammonds of Stephenville.

Harrell Funeral Home
Dublin, Texas, (817) 445-3311
 

Grace G. Halsell
FORT WORTH -- Grace Gorman Halsell, 88, a homemaker, died Saturday in Dallas.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Memorials: Cook Childrens Medical Center or to a charity of choice.

Grace Halsell was born Jan. 7, 1908, in Winnsboro.

She was a 1963 life master at Duplicate Bridge, playing often with Jacoby and Culbertson. She was a member of Fort Worth Club, Rivercrest Country Club and past member of Barnaby, Junior League of Fort Worth and Jewell Charity Ball. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, E. Franklin Halsell.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Edward Franklin and Randi Halsell of Dallas; and granddaughters, Susan Halsell Bonanno of California and Karen Halsell Eubank, M.D., of Dallas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Vincent T. Hart
FORT WORTH -- Vincent T. Hart, 81, a surveyor inspector/ construction, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Hart was born October 23, 1915, in Mineola, and died October 31, 1996, in Fort Worth. He was a surveyor/inspector for the Corps of Engineers for many years. Mr. Hart was a 17-year resident of Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, in 1986; a son, Major Thomas V. Hart in 1990; and a sister, Sara Dorothy Hart in 1995.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Robert Vincent and Wynell Hart of Spring Branch, Wm. F. "Bill" Hart of Fort Worth, and James Samuel and Kathy Hart of Tulia; daughter-in-law, Christina Hart of Fort Worth; brother, Sam W. Hart of Grand Saline; grandson, Jonathan David Hart of Fort Worth; and granddaughter, Trudie Annette Hart.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Brad Herbert
WEATHERFORD -- Brad Herbert, 36, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main St., Weatherford.

Memorials: Brad Herbert Memorial Fund, in care of Weatherford National Bank, 101 College Park Drive, Weatherford.

Howard Bradley Herbert, a lifelong resident of Weatherford, died Oct. 31, 1996. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 13, 1960, to Johnie and Glenda Herbert.

A 1979 honors graduate of Weatherford High School, Brad was voted the Optimist Club "Young Texan of the Year" in 1979 and was named "Most Deserving Graduate" of his senior class. He graduated with honors from Weatherford College in 1981 and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. He graduated from Texas Tech University in December 1983 with a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting and was an honorary member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. A member of the Texas Tech Ex-Students Association, Brad served as the Weatherford chapter president.

Although Brad was physically handicapped since birth, he coped beautifully in all aspects of his life, excelling in every endeavor he undertook. Most importantly, he impacted the lives of so many people with his gift of sharing unconditional love with everyone he knew.

Brad began his accounting/financial career with General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) in May 1984 in the material finance department, where he advanced throughout the division; he was very proud of his current position as material specialist.

In addition to his educational and career achievements, Brad was an avid sports fan, serving as the athletic manager/statistician for Weatherford High School and football spotter for Texas Tech. Being born in the same year as the Dallas Cowboys, he was a lifelong supporter of "America's Team."

A devout Christian and lifelong member of First United Methodist Church of Weatherford, Brad was an active member of the United Methodist Youth Fellowship and a Sunday school teacher, and served on both the Administrative Board and Finance Committee. He exemplified his Christian faith in every facet of his life.

A proponent of education throughout his life, Brad served as tutor, from age 15 until the time of his death, to many children, youth and young adults, and was well-known for his outstanding academic abilities, especially his unmatched mathematical expertise.

Survivors: His parents, Johnie and Glenda Herbert; his sister and brother- in-law, Shelly Herbert King and Tom King; his grandmother, Fenolia McGee and her husband, Porter McGee; his aunt and uncle, Reg and Bonny Reynolds and Joan and David Young; cousins, Rusty Reynolds, Karen Talbert, Kathey Cosper, Kelley Reynolds, Ashley Young, Riley Young and John Young. He also is survived by hundreds of friends from every period of his life.

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

Lorene O. Hillstrom
EDINA, Minn. -- Lorene Olson "Lori" Hillstrom, 41, died Wednesday in Edina, Minn.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Salem Covenant Church, 2655 N.W. 5th St., New Brighton, Minn. Burial: Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. today at Peterson-Stohlberg Nokomis Park Chapel, 1838 E. Minneha Parkway, at Cedar Ave., and one hour prior to service at the church.

Memorials: Lorene M. Hillstrom Endowment, Minnehaha Academy, 3107 47th Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minn., 55406.

"May the road rise up to meet you,

May the wind be always at your back,

May the sun shine be warm upon your face,

And the rain fall soft upon your fields.

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.'

"You are the wind"

Survivors: Three precious children, son, Bradley Jr.; and twin daughters, Brittany and Ashley; grateful husband, Brad; loving parents, Kermit and Donna Olson; loving sisters, Noel Sorenson and Leanne Ashley; uncle, Capt. Keith; her beloved parents-in-law, Bob and Pat Hillstrom; beloved sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Robyn West, Shelley Peterson and Scott Hillstrom; special sister, Tamara; cousins; uncles, aunts; and wonderful friends.

Peterson-Stohlberg Chapels
Minneapolis, Minn., (612) 721-1651
 

Richard J. Ingison
NEWARK -- Richard John Ingison, 56, a truck driver, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala.

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

Mr. Ingison was born April 15, 1940, in Syracuse, N.Y., and moved to Texas in 1954. He had worked the past 20 years for Inter Costal Express as a truck driver. He enjoyed Harley motorcycles and his grandchildren.

Survivors: Wife, Jan Ingison of Newark; sons, Richard John Ingison Jr. of Victorville, Calif., Steven Ingison of Dallas, and Jeffery Lynn Ingison of Diana; daughters and son-in-law, Amy and Billy Gillespie of Newark, Amanda Lancaster of Rhome, and Michelle Hall of Diana; father, Leonard Ingison of Wauchula, Fla.; brother, Michael Ingison of Brewerton, N.Y.; sisters, Barbara Henderson of Garland, and Peggy Tripp of Arkport, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and mother-in-law, Irene Barnes of Fort Worth.

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

Duane Jackson
GUSTINE -- Duane Jackson, 70, died Friday at a Comanche hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Gustine Church of Christ. Burial: Eastlawn Cemetery in Early. Lunch for the family will be served at noon today at the church.

Officiant: Minister Gale Scott.

Mr. Jackson was born May 7, 1926, in Gustine, to Travis Jackson and Lexia Priddy Jackson. On Oct. 5, 1996, he married Ronda Cox. He was a farmer and a member of the Gustine Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Ronda M. Jackson of Gustine; three brothers, Bernell Jackson of Comanche, Forrest L. Jackson of California, and A.D. Jackson of Carriere, Miss.; three sisters, Lois Martin of Denver, Maggie Lord of Garland, and Mildred Blackwood of Bedford.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531
 

Elvin J. Johnson
NOCONA -- Elvin Joseph "E.J." Johnson, 87, the retired owner of Johnson Supply Company and 16 year mayor of Nocona, died Saturday in Nocona.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Monday at Church of Christ in Nocona. Burial: Nocona Cemetery in Nocona. Visitation: 5 to 6 p.m. today at Jerry Woods Funeral Home.

Mr. Johnson was born March 4, 1909, in Nocona.

Jerry Woods Funeral Home
Nocona, (817) 825-3285
 

Austin E. Jordan
FORT WORTH -- Austin E. "Blackie" Jordan, 86, a retired detective for the Fort Worth Police Department, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Monday in Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Lucas Funeral Home on North Sylvania.

Austin Jordan was born Feb. 2, 1910, in Rockwall. He was a detective for the Fort Worth Police Department 20 years. He was named Police Officer of the Year in 1964. After retirement, he was a probation officer for Tarrant County.

Survivors: Son, Austin L. Jordan and his wife, Barbara, of Burleson; daughter, Gina Jordan of Dallas; grandchildren, Laura Gietzen, Matthew Jordan, Mark Jordan and Karin Rose; eight great- grandchildren; and many loved ones and friends, including his beloved Christine.

Lucas Funeral Home
517 N. Sylvania Ave., 838-2336
 

Mary E. Lanier
PEASTER -- Mary Ella Lanier, 78, a homemaker, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home. Burial: Memory Gardens. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Lanier was born Jan. 12, 1918, in Grandview.

Survivors: Husband, John L. Lanier of Peaster; sons, John L. Reed of Fort Worth, J. Wayne Reed of Whitt; daughter, Martha Myers of Van; stepsons, Larry Lanier, John W. Lanier, J.G. Lanier, all of Azle; brother, Weldon Lee of Benbrook; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren.

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

Jessica M. Leicht
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. -- Jessica M. Leicht, 8, a student at Parkwood Elementary School in Maryland Heights, died suddenly Thursday in Creve Coeur, Mo.

Funeral: Noon Monday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Colleyville, Texas. Burial: Bourland Cemetery in Keller. Visitation: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.

Memorials: St. Blaise Worship Committee, 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights, Mo. 63043.

Jessica was born May 6, 1988, in Texas. She was a member of the St. Blaise Church Youth Choir. She was baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection.

Survivors: She was the beloved daughter of Kevin A. Leicht of Maryland Heights and Cathy Reeder Addington of Arlington.

`Our dear granddaughter, great- granddaughter, niece, cousin and relative of many.'

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Melvin R. Maynard
HURST -- Melvin Rodney Maynard, 58, a manager of a computer company, died Friday at a Bedford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Officiant: Dr. Jeff Burnett, pastor of the First Baptist Church.

Mr. Maynard was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Risk.

He was born in the piney woods of East Texas, a place which he loved. He served in the Air Force for four years and upon being released, moved to Hurst where he was employed by Bell Helicopter for 10 years.

He was also employed by Equitable General Insurance Company for 4 1/2 years, then by General Dynamics for 12 years. His last employment was as a senior manager for Computer Sciences Corporation in Fort Worth. Rod received his degree from Universrity of Texas at Arlington. Rod enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid sports fan and umpired softball games in his spare time.

Survivors: Wife, Carolyn Maynard of Hurst; daughters, Renee Denise Blanton of Hurst, Jerri Lynn Ripley of Dallas, Lisa Ann VanMeter of Fort Worth; sisters, Ruby Maynard of Panama City, Fla., Billy Ann Clardy of Henderson, Anita Shipp of Bedford; and grandchildren, Bryan Robert Bedford of Hurst, Zachary Ryan Ripley of Dallas, Linzi Leighann VanMeter, Kaci Lynn VanMeter, both of Fort Worth. Rod was a loving grandfather of four grandchildren. He was also survived by many friends which were special to him and associates who loved and respected him, all of whom were touched by his presence.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Billye Mitchell
FORT WORTH -- Billye "Shally" Mitchell, 47, a homemaker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Monday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Billye Mitchell was born April 30, 1949, in Texas.

Survivors: Husband, Jim Mitchell of Fort Worth; and numerous in-laws, nieces, one nephew and too many friends to count.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Ines Moore
MESQUITE -- Ines Moore, 91, a homemaker, died Friday in Dallas.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Christ, Christian Care Center, 1010 Wiggins Parkway in Mesquite. Burial: Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington.

Ines Moore was born Nov. 27, 1904, in Briar.

Memorials: Christian Care Center, 1010 Wiggins Parkway in Mesquite.

She was a member of Church of Christ, Christian Care Center. She was a longtime resident of Arlington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Moore.

Survivors: Daughter, Jean McGee, June Myers, both of Ashville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Alton W. Nail
BURLESON -- Alton W. Nail, 58, a fireman for Haltom City, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Burleson Baptist Temple. Burial: Tye Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Nail was born Dec. 16, 1937, in Ranger, and was a resident of Burleson for 27 years. He was with the Fort Worth Fire Department for 14 years and the Haltom City Fire Department for 12 years.

He was a member of Burleson Baptist Temple. He was also a member of the Professional Firefighters Association. He enjoyed woodcrafting.

He devoted his life not only to his family, but to the community he served. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His love will live in our hearts forever.

Survivors: Wife, Mary M. Nail of Burleson; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael W. and Denise Nail of Burleson and Greg W. and Teresa Nail of Azle; daughter, Brenda Kay Nail of Burleson; mother, Elmarie Stover of Rendon; sisters, Vernie Adams of Graford, Bonnie Nail and Wanda Nail, both of Tomball; and grandchildren, Kerry, Nicole, Amanda, and Adam Nail, Caleb Witte and Shani Brown.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211
 

Blanche A. Parker
FORT WORTH -- Blanche Alice Berry Parker, 81, a retired government agency secretary, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church. Burial: Old Trinity Cemetery in Fort Worth. Visitation: Noon to 9 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home.

Blanche Parker was born Nov. 27, 1914, in McKinney.

She was born to the late J. Milton Berry and Alberta McDaniel Berry. She was a graduate of I. M. Terrell High School and attended Prairie View College. Later she graduated from L.M. Johnson's School of Beauty Culture.

Blanche was secretary for grand master Coleman, Masonic Lodge, Y.W.C.A. and Government Agency before her retirement. She was a former member of The Colonial Federated Club and The Ruth Charity Club. She was one of the organizers of I.M. Terrell Glass Club of 1932.

Mrs. Parker was a member of Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, had been a member of the Senior Choir and worked with the Missionary Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Parker in 1972.

Survivors: Sister, Mary E. Matthews; and niece, Onzalyn Matthews, both of Fort Worth.

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

Wallace C. Pitman
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Wallace Calvin Pitman, 74, a retired Gifford Hill Pipe Company worker, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Turnpike Church of Christ in Grand Prairie. Burial: Oak Grove Memorial Park in Irving.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Mr. Pitman was born May 26, 1922, in Haskell.

He was a World War II Navy veteran.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Dorothy Lee Pitman; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Wayne and Connie Pitman of Mansfield, Tim and Cyndi Pitman of Grand Prairie; brothers, Walter Lee Pitman of Grand Prairie, Jerry Pitman of Irving; sister, Jean Patton of Arlington; seven grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

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

Thomas M. Pitre
ARLINGTON -- Thomas Mathew Pitre, 54, a self-employed painter, died Thursday in Arlington.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Thomas Mathew Pitre was born Dec. 10, 1941, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and had lived in Arlington for 25 years. He served in the Navy and was a video engineer with American Airlines and a paramedic and firefighter for Grand Prairie for several years. Mr. Pitre was active in the Vietnamese relocation program and was formerly active in the Sons of Italy and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors: Sons, Mathew Pitre and his wife, Robin, of Euless and Gregory Pitre and his fiancee, Nicole Winnick, of Arlington; sister, Johanna Messier of Fairfax, Va.; his special love, Ronda Watkins of Arlington; his former wife, Emma Miller and her husband, Frank; and numerous close friends and others who loved him.

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

Eli T. Plummer
ARLINGTON -- Eli Thomas Plummer, 3 months old, died Friday in Dallas.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 9 tonight at Moore Funeral Home on Bowen Road.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, make donations to St. Maria Goretti School.

Eli Thomas Plummer was born July 11, 1996, in Arlington.

Survivors: Father, Mark Joseph Plummer; mother, Leah Gay Plummer; twin brother, Samuel Gregory Plummer; brother, John Patrick Plummer III; paternal grandfather, John Patrick Plummer; paternal grandmother, Mary Regina Plummer; maternal grandfather, Gayle Gibson Gregory; and maternal grandmother, Paula Ruth Gregory.

Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel
416 S. Bowen Rd, 468-8111
 

Phillip D. Price
IRVING -- Phillip D. Price, 47, a manager for the IRS in Fort Worth, died Friday at a Dallas hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Las Colinas, 1930 Gateway Road, Irving. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville.

Memorials: American Heart Association or Baylor Healthcare Systems Foundation, Fund No. 392.

Phillip Price was born Nov. 13, 1948, in Dallas. He was a Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient. He also was a former pastor of Westwood Baptist Church.

He was a 27-year volunteer for the Irving YMCA and was named YMCA Volunteer of the Year for 1991-1992. He was named YMCA Metropolitan Volunteer of the Year in 1993. He was an Irving High Spirited Citizen recipient in 1995 and recipient of the Norman G. Sutherland Award in 1994.

Survivors: Wife, Beckie Price of Irving; sons, Joshua Price, Joseph Price and Brad Williamson, all of Irving; mothers, Eloise Abinet and Jean Price, both of Irving; brothers, Ron Price of Allen and Mike Price of Tulsa, Okla.; sister, Karen Waggoner of Dallas; grandmother, Myrtle Clapp of Irving; 11 nieces and nephews; and two grandnieces.

Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home
Irving, (972) 579-1313
 

Macie Reeves
FORT WORTH -- Macie Reeves, 74, a homemaker, died Thursday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Lucas Funeral Home on North Sylvania. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Macie Reeves was born June 4, 1922, in Fort Worth. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church for 35 years. She was a graduate of Carter Riverside High School. She was a loving mother and outstanding wife.

Memorials: Riverside Baptist Church.

Survivors: Husband, Ben Reeves of Fort Worth; sons, Michael James Reeves and daughter-in-law, Maria, of Fort Worth, Stanley Franklin Reeves of Fort Worth and Mark Andrew Reeves of Deer Park; daughter, Bennie Salmons of Euless and son-in-law, Steve; sisters, Jacel Lewis of Arlington and Pat Cooney of Haltom City; and grandchildren, Steve Garrison and Shawne Reeves.

Lucas Funeral Home
517 N. Sylvania Ave., 838-2336
 

Eileen W. Roe
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Eileen Welch Roe, 78, a homemaker, died Thursday in North Richland Hills.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church. Private entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum.

Eileen Welch Roe was born Nov. 14, 1917, in Hebron, Neb. She taught second grade school children in Iowa, and Sunday school children as a member of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth. She assisted her husband in building many boats and airplanes. She loved sewing, working in the yard, and feeding her feathered and furry friends. But most of all, she loved her family, and she will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. "Bob" Roe, in July 1995.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Kathy Pruitt and husband, Roger, of Perrin, and Judy Squires and husband, Pat, of Arlington; sister, Pauline Carter of Denver; five grandchildren; two great- grandchildren, and one on the way; and many friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Jewell R. Rouse
FORT WORTH -- Jewell Rebecca Rouse, 90, a retired Fort Worth Independent School cafeteria worker, died Saturday at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Fort Worth Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Jewell Rouse was born in Bosque County. She was a member of South Fort Worth Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Guy Rouse, in 1979.

Survivors: Several nieces and nephews including Mildred Blanche Smith of Mansfield and Charlene Tate of Fort Worth.

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

Vera G. Sargent
STEPHENVILLE -- Vera G. Sargent, 91, a homemaker, died Friday at a Stephenville nursing home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Moran Church of Christ. Officiating: Rev. Mark Knister. Burial: Moran Cemetery.

Vera Sargent was born March 15, 1905, in Moran. She married Jake Sargent Dec. 5, 1923, in Moran. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1986 and by two sons, Harold W. Sargent, in 1955, and W.D. Sargent, in 1972.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Garland and Glenda Sargent of Stephenville; sister, Modell Green of Breckenridge; nine grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102
 

Jessie W. Scott
FORT WORTH -- Jessie W. Scott, 88, a homemaker, died Friday in Burleson.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington.

Memorials: Handley Meadowbrook Christian Church Organ Fund, 6020 Meadowbrook, Fort Worth, Texas 76112.

Jessie Scott was born April 27, 1908, in Altus, Okla.

She was a member of Handley Meadowbrook Christian Church for over 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben G. Scoot; son-in-law, Dan L. Williams; seven brothers; and six sisters.

Survivors: Daughter, Lynnell Williams of Fort Worth; sister, Wilcie Newton of Oklahoma City, Okla., Evelyn Stewart of Emporia, Kan.; granddaugters, Dana Allen of Fort Worth, Paula Rowe of Georgetown; grandson, Gary Williams of Lipan; grandchildren, Daniel Blanton, Haley Allen, Shawna Williams, Jared Williams, Connor Rowe, Carley Rowe; and many nieces and nephews.

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

Raymond T. Sells
FORT WORTH -- Raymond T. "Ray" Sells, 78, a retired employee of the Tarrant County Water District, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Mr. Sells was born Jan. 7, 1918, in Chillicothe. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Tarrant Lodge No. 942.

Survivors: Son, Gayland R. Sells of Fort Worth; daughter, Marian Romo of Fort Worth; grandchildren, John R. Sells of Fort Sill, Okla., Amy Maroney of Luzerne, Mich, and Charla Sells of Saginaw; and three great-granddaughters.

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

Margaret E. Simmons
ARLINGTON -- Margaret E. Simmons, 88, a homemaker, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Margaret E. Simmons was born Jan. 23, 1908, in Robinson, Ill. She was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church and Northwest Christian Church, Arlington. She was instrumental in organizaing the first senior citizens center and officially recognized for her volunteer work. She was in the Kitchen Band with the Senior Citizens Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, J. Warren Simmons.

Survivors: Son, Warren A. Simmons of Fort Worth; daughters, Connie Lowrey of S. Boston, Va., Patricia Alsup of Fort Worth and Suzanne Powell of Arlington; brother, Charles W. Davidson of Lakewood, Calif.; grandchildren, Debbie Duncan of Oklahoma City, Keith Powell of Arlington, Diane Donaldson of Saltillo, Angela de Jong of Willington, N.C., Tammy Neel of Burleson, Danny Lowery of South Boston, Va., and Tommy Eddleman of Arlington; 12 great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

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

David C. Spraggens
NEWARK -- David Carroll Spraggens, 51, a mechanic, died Friday at home.

Graveside service: 2:30 p.m. today in Dido Cemetery.

Mr. Spraggens was born June 17, 1945, in Newark.

He had been a lifelong resident of Newark. He was a member of the Newark Church of Christ. He was a delicatessen worker at Albertson's Food and Drug Store, a rancher and a heavy machinery mechanic.

Survivors: Parents, Carroll and Marie Spraggens of Newark; brother, Richard Spraggens of Fort Worth; and sister, Rita Saunders of Lake Worth.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Donald N. Stephenson
RETTA -- Donald Norwood Stephenson, 51, a cable splicer/technician for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Blessing Funeral Home in Mansfield. Burial: Rendon Cemetery. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials: Community Hospice.

Mr. Stephenson was born Oct. 31, 1945, in Fort Worth. He was a 1964 graduate of Everman High School. He was a member of Retta Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Carolyn Stephenson of Retta; son, Greg and his wife, Debbie Stephenson, of Fort Worth; mother, Melba Stephenson of Everman; sister, Wynagene Gantt of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555
 

James P. Sullivan
FORT WORTH -- James P. Sullivan, 75, retired, died Friday at a River Oaks nursing home.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Mr. Sullivan was born Feb. 11, 1921, in Meadville, Miss.

Memorials: Vitas Hospice.

He lived in the Fort Worth area for 32 years and was a retired floral delivery person. He was also a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors: Wife of 28 years, Ona Sullivan of Fort Worth; son, Jimmy Sullivan of Reno, Nev.; four brothers; four sisters, two grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.

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

Donald G. Teel
BEDFORD -- Donald Gordon Teel, 65, a retired manager for Burlington Northern Railroad, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: Private. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. today at Lucas Funeral Home, Hurst.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Donald Teel was born Jan. 8, 1931, in Winnipeg, Canada. He was a member of B.N.S.F. Veterans Association and North American Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. He was an avid gourmet cook.

Survivors: Wife, Joan Teel of Bedford; son, Donald G. Teel Jr. of Winnipeg, Canada; daughters, Kathryn and her husband, Richard Waltzer, of Pacific Palisades, Calif., Lorraine Teel of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Nancy Teel of Fort Worth, Gina and her husband, Ken Park, of Edmonton, Canada, and Christine Teel of St. Paul, Minn.; brother and sister-in-law, Garth and Gloria Teel of Winnipeg Beach, Canada; granddaughter, Jessica Park of Edmonton, Canada; and several nieces and nephews.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Bernice H. Vassar
JACKSBORO -- Bernice Hill Vassar, 86, a retired school teacher, died Saturday in Jacksboro.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Jacksboro. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery in Jacksboro.

Bernice Vassar was born Feb. 23, 1910, in Salesville.

Coker Funeral Home
Jacksboro, (817) 567-3778
 

Hien Huy Vu
FORT WORTH -- Hien Huy Vu, 62, a legal assistant, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Pending.

Hien Huy Vu was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Hai Duong, Vietnam.

Survivors: Wife, Lan Thanh Nguyen of Fort Worth; son, Hoang Thanh Vu and his wife, Khuong Kieu Le, of Fort Worth; brother, Sang Van Vu of Arlington; sisters, Sa Kim Doan of Fort Worth, Sinh Thi Vu of Arlington and Soong Thi Vu of Vietnam; and grandson, Brian Vu of Fort Worth.

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

David L. Wamstad
FORT WORTH -- David Lawrence Wamstad, 57, a meat broker, died Thursday at a local hospital.

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Monday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Vigil: 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

David Wamstad was born Oct. 4, 1939, in Spokane, Wash. He was a member of the Petroleum Club and the Fort Worth Club.

Survivors: Wife, Saniye Wamstad; sons, Norman Burkhard and his wife, Melissa, of Fort Worth, Erol Burkhard and his wife, Cecelia, of Bedford, Edmund Wamstad and his wife, Missy, of North Richland Hills and David Wamstad II and Shawn Wamstad, both of Fort Worth; daughter, Darnell Bagley; mother, Helen Wamstad of Spokane, Wash.; brothers, Dale Wamstad of Dallas and Dickie Wamstad of Fort Worth; sisters, Mary Troxell of Rockport, Wash., and Linda Dean of Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Aubrey Burkhard, Casey Wamstad and Jules, Brandon, Megan and Byron Bagley.

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

Nancy Whalen
GRAPEVINE -- Nancy Jane McNeilan Whalen, 62, died Wednesday at home.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Ave.

Memorials: Endowment Fund at First Unitarian Church of Dallas, in lieu of flowers.

Nancy Jane McNeilan Whalen was born to Steen McNeilan and Mary Cameron McNeilan in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 15, 1933. She was a registered nurse and then became a computer programmer, retiring from IBM with over 25 years' service. She lived in Ohio, Florida and New York, and had resided in Texas for 16 years. She was active in the American Business Women's Association and First Unitarian Church of Dallas.

She left many friends.

Survivors: Son, Lt. Col. Brian R. Whalen of Ramstein Air Base, Germany; sister, Arminta Burns; brother-in-law, John T. Burns; niece, Mary Catherine Burns; nephew, John C. Burns of Pretoria, South Africa; and niece, Nancy Anne Burns of Lantana, Fla.

Metrocrest Funeral Home
Carrollton, (972) 242-3646
 

Bertie E. Zeeb
FORT WORTH -- Bertie E. Zeeb, 79, a homemaker, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at South Park Baptist Church on Crowley Road. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today.

Bertie Zeeb was born April 9, 1917, in Denton County, Texas. She was a member of South Park Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick "Fred" Zeeb, on Sept. 22, 1996.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Merlene Beard and husband, Don, of Joshua; brother, Fred Jones of Pilot Point; sisters, Laudie Mae Landers of Sanger, Virgie McKinney of Denton and Gracie Reed of Krum; grandchildren, Don Beard and wife, Julie, and Jeffrey Beard, all of Joshua, and Shellie Beard of Fort Worth; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584 

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