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Published Dec. 11, 1996

Erin E. Anderson
CLEBURNE -- Erin Elizabeth Anderson, 2 weeks, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Rose Hill Babyland in Cleburne.

Erin Anderson was born Nov. 25, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Memorials: Pediatrics ICU at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, Michael "Mike" Wayne and Samantha Hays Anderson; grandparents, Joe Sam and Andrea Hays of Rio Vista and Lloyd and Mary Anderson of Cleburne; and aunts and uncles, Lori and Pede Graves of Burleson, Jody and Robin Hays of Godley and Gil and Kelly Hays of Burleson.

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

Hazel Baldwin
BLUE MOUND -- Hazel Baldwin, 70, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: Pending.

Survivors: Husband, Ralph D. Baldwin; son, Tim Baldwin of Blue Mound; and daughter, Judy Melton of Ector.

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

Hershel Barclay
RAINBOW -- Hershel Barclay, 82, a retired farmer, died Sunday at a Glen Rose hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial: Squaw Creek Cemetery.

Hershel Barclay was born June 30, 1914, and was a longtime resident of Somervell County. He was a member of Rainbow Baptist Church.

Mr. Barclay was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Bunt Barclay, on Sept. 24, 1993, and a son, Hershel Dewayne Barclay, on June 26, 1995.

Survivors: Son, David Barclay of Mansfield; daughter, Janice Earley of Cleburne; brother, Gerald Barclay of Fort Worth; sisters, Ferrell Clark of Fort Worth and Earline Holland of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

M. Robert Bates
DALLAS -- M. Robert "Bob" Bates, 83, a retired fireman, died Monday in Dallas.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Restland Funeral Home in Dallas. Burial: Restland Memorial Park.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Dallas.

M. Robert Bates was born Aug. 14, 1913, in Dallas.

He retired from the fire department after 36 years of service, in 1978. He was the 1975 recipient of the Linskie Award for longevity of service. He was a longtime active member of First Baptist Church of Dallas and the Reagan Bible Class. In his earlier years, he was active teaching teenagers and as a Clarion Choir sponsor.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Billie.

Survivors: Wife, Kathryn; stepson, David Daniel of California; daughters, Carol Ann Bates of Dallas and Cathy and John Walkinshaw of Arlington; stepdaughter, Deborah Green of Wisconsin; sister, Elizabeth McDonald of Arizona; grandchildren, Jill, Jeff and Jennie Walkinshaw of Arlington; step- grandchildren, Paul and Mae Simpson of Wisconsin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Restland Funeral Home
Dallas, (972) 238-7111
 

Alma H. Brown
SAGINAW -- Alma Hughes "Aunt Doodle" Brown, 79, a retired `San Antonio Express News' diagram supervisor, passed away Sunday at a White Settlement nursing home after a long illness with cancer.

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

Alma Hughes "Aunt Doodle" Brown was born March 23, 1917, in Newark. She was a longtime resident of Saginaw. She was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a pharmacist mate first class.

Mrs. Brown lived in San Antonio for 29 years and retired after working as a diagrammer for the `San Antonio Express News.' She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Marie Houck.

Survivors: Son, Richard A. Brown of Jourdanton; daughter, Sharon Brown Dill of Fort Worth; brother, Archie Hughes of Springtown; five grandchildren, Richard A. Brown Jr., Dianna A. Brown, Charles D. Dill, Pilly Stumph and Judy Chylinski; seven great- grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

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

Charles Broyles
GAINESVILLE -- Charles "Charlie" Broyles, 59, a truck driver for Redi-Mix Concrete, died Monday at a Gainesville hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Clement-Keel Funeral Home. Burial: New Rest Haven Cemetery in Gainesville. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Charles Broyles was born April 22, 1937, in Gainesville.

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

Juanita Chastain
CLEBURNE -- Juanita F. Starling Chastain, 71, a homemaker, died Thursday at home.

Graveside service: Was 10 a.m. Monday in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: Was 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Martin's Funeral Home.

Juanita F. Starling Chastain was born July 19, 1925, in Cleburne.

Martin's Funeral Home
Cleburne, (817) 558-3250
 

Irene P. Davis
WEATHERFORD -- Irene P. Davis, 93, a homemaker, died Sunday at a Weatherford hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford. Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Irene Davis was born July 12, 1903, in Harleton, Texas.

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

Ruby C. Denton
COMANCHE -- Ruby C. Denton, 86, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a Comanche hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Cemetery.

Ruby Denton was born May 26, 1910, in Texas.

Comanche Funeral Home
Comanche, (915) 356-2531
 

Mary Dunnam
GRANBURY -- Mary Dunnam, 99, a retired teacher, died Monday at a Granbury care center.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Mary Dunnam was born Feb. 12, 1897, in Texarkana, Ark.

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

Marjorie M. Elliston
FORT WORTH -- Marjorie M. Elliston, 93, a homemaker, died Monday in Fort Worth.

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

Marjorie Elliston was born Oct. 20, 1903, in Swan, Texas. She was a lifetime member of the Womans Club of Fort Worth and was a member of the Fort Worth Garden Club.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Survivors: Daughter-in-law, Bettye S. Elliston of Fort Worth; granddaughters, Jill Stewart of Plano and Holly Elliston of Austin; great-grandchildren, Preston and Melissa Stewart and Parker Hollingsworth; and sisters, Marie Martindale and Louise Jordan, both of Dallas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Mattie Flakes
FORT WORTH -- Mattie Flakes, 89, a homemaker, died Friday at a local nursing home.

Private memorial service: Thursday.

Mattie Flakes was born July 28, 1907, in Forney.

Memorials: Charity of choice.

Survivors: A host of nieces and nephews.

Williams Funeral Chapel
5224 Ramey Ave., 534-5781
 

Wiley Floyd
FORT WORTH -- Wiley Floyd, 80, owner and operator of Wiley Floyd Grocery Store, which his father started in 1920, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

Wiley Floyd was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Arlington. He was a Christian Scientist and a member of Polytechnic Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by a son, John O. Floyd.

Survivors: Wife of 61 years, Thelma Floyd; son, W.R. "Billy Bob" Floyd of Fort Worth; daughters, Sally Napps of Fort Worth and Carole Bartholomew of Lewisville; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

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

Jean Goad
FORT WORTH -- Jean Trump Molenaar Goad, 83, a homemaker, died Monday at a Mansfield nursing center.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Jean Trump Molenaar Goad was born Aug. 1, 1913, in Hammond, Ind.

Survivors: Husband, Joseph Newton Goad Jr. of Fort Worth; son, Russell George Molenaar of Austin; daughter, Jean McDaniel of Dickinson; stepson, Joe Kenneth Goad of Atascadero, Calif.; stepdaughter, June Burgess of Arlington; stepmother, Plummer Trump of Tavares, Fla.; brother, Adrian Trump; sister, Marcia Kay; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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

Monnie M. Grant
RIVER OAKS -- Monnie Mae Grant, 83, retired owner of Grant Realty, died Dec. 7 in Boynton Beach, Fla.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Monnie Mae Grant was born June 27, 1913, in Springtown. She was a member of Las Vegas Trail Church of Christ and was a longtime resident of River Oaks. She owned Grant Realty for 27 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, M.F. Grant, in 1990.

Survivors: Son, C.H. Grant of Clearwater, Fla.; daughter and her husband, Sue and Richard Ryder of Dallas; brother, G.D. Lowe of Memphis, Texas; sisters, Wanda Robertson and Barbara Bownds, both of Irving, and Mary Gordon of Paducah; grandchild, Gina Grant of Dallas; and great-granddaughter, Nicole Grant of Dallas.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Kevin D. Hausenfluck
HALTOM CITY -- Kevin Dee Hausenfluck, 41, a carpenter in construction, died Sunday at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Memorial service: noon today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville.

Kevin Dee Hausenfluck was born Oct. 3, 1955, in Bethesda, Md.

Survivors: Wife, Virginia Hausenfluck of Haltom City; mother, Marjorie Hausenfluck of Mesquite; brother, Gordon Hausenfluck of Mesquite; sisters, Gretchen Wisdom and Carrie Thompson; and niece, Heidi Wisdom.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Charlie M. Henderson
FORT WORTH -- Charlie Monroe Henderson, 91, who retired in Waco as a master plumber after 45 years' work, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Connally- Compton Funeral Home in Waco. Burial: Rose Mound Cemetery in Waco. Visitation: Open to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Officiating: Charles O. Hardy and Odd Fellows Lodge of Waco. Music: by Dorothy Crozier.

Pallbearers: Keith Suttle, Billy Taylor, Brad Taylor, Richard Ziegler, Pat Henderson and Joe Henderson.

Memorials: The Fort Worth Breathing Club, P.O. Box 161841, Fort Worth, Texas 76161, (817) 571-4797.

Mr. Henderson was born April 4, 1905, in Moffat, the eldest of five sons. He was trained in nursing, took a business course, then studied to become a master plumber. He married Anna Marie Fritsch on June 21, 1934, in Waco. They lived in Austin, Corpus Christi, Abilene, Waco and Fort Worth. He owned C.M. Henderson Plumbing Co. in Waco. He was a member of the East Meadows Baptist Church in Fort Worth and a former member of the 7th and James Baptist Church in Waco. He was a lifetime member of the Odd Fellows of Texas, I.O.O.F., No. 137 of Waco, and served in the Army Reserves.

He was a Christian, good husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. People loved hearing of his colorful life experiences which will live on through generations.

Special thanks to Dr. Gary Earp of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth breathing Club.

Three brothers preceded him in death, Joe Lee, Leonard and Nathan.

Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Anna Marie Henderson of Fort Worth; daughters, Barbara Ann Hardy of Brandon, Miss., Mary Lou Strickland and Charline Suttle of Fort Worth; sons-in-law, Charles O. Hardy, Charles L. Strickland and Cecil D. Suttle; grandchildren, Scott Marder of Denton, Keith Suttle and Dina Suttle of Fort Worth; brother, Jack D. Henderson of Waco; sisters-in-law, Isabel Henderson, Edna Anderson, Alice Henderson, Mary Ruth Henderson, Rachel Fritsch and Dorothy Wehmeyer, all of Waco; and numerous relatives and friends.

Conally-Compton Funeral Home
Waco, (*17) 772-7440
 

Hazel Henson
FORT WORTH -- Mary Hazel Hill Henson, 77, a candy packer at Pangburn Candy Company, died at a hospital Monday of injuries received in an automobile accident Nov. 5 while on her way to vote.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at Shannon TCU Chapel. Burial: 3 p.m. in Keene. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Mary Henson was born March 14, 1919, in Alvarado.

She was a longtime member of the Fort Worth First Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where she sang in the choir for many years. She was an avid quilter who was featured in numerous quilting magazines.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson "Wendy" Henson.

Survivors: Brothers, Richard Hill, Fred Hill and Daniel Hill, all of Alvarado, and Waldo Hill of San Antonio; sisters, Juanita Dossey of Bremerton, Wash., and Laquita Dixon of Fort Worth; niece, Jeanne Beckum of Fort Worth; and many more nieces and nephews.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314
 

Lysbeth R. Johnson
CLEBURNE -- Lysbeth R. Johnson, 84, a retired bookkeeper for the Boy Scouts of America, died Monday at a Cleburne hospital.

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

Lysbeth Johnson was born Oct. 11, 1912, in Fort Worth. She was a Catholic.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Betty H. Jones
FORT WORTH -- Betty H. Jones, 64, a homemaker, died Monday in Fort Worth.

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

Betty H. Jones was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Oakland, Calif.

Survivors: Son, Bruce Jones and wife, Soo, of Watauga; mother, Mildred Hoffman of Cameron; sister, Joan Kruse of Cameron; six grandchildren, Sandra Michelle Jones, Eva Jean Jones, Timothy Allen Jones, Joshua John Jones, Christine Elizabeth Jones and Sean Issac Jones.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Florence Kelly
FORT WORTH -- Florence "Flo" Kelly, 71, died Dec. 1 at an HEB nursing center.

Funeral: None scheduled.

Florence Kelly was born April 21, 1925, in Whitesboro.

Survivors: Sister, Jeannie Norris of Hurst; and nieces and nephews, Linda Tripp of Benbrook, Raymond Blacklock of Fort Worth, Ronnie Norris of Euless, Judy Perez of Fort Worth, Kevin Kelly of Virginia and Erin Kelly of Maryland.

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

Aubrey R. Landers
PLANO -- Aubrey Rebecca Landers, 2, died Monday.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Sparkman-Dickey Funeral Home. Officiating: Pastor Charles Snow. Burial: Frankford Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 9 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorials: South Collin County Infant Program, 720 E. Park Blvd., No. 204, Plano 75074.

Survivors: Her parents, Jack and Beth Landers, of Plano; sister, Catherine Elizabeth Landers of Plano; grandparents, Mary Beth Whisnant of Fort Worth and Jack and Elsie Landers of Okeechobee, Fla.; and great-grand- mother, Leona Beth Dennis of Fort Worth.

Sparkman-Dickey Funeral Home
Dallas, (972) 407-6070
 

Beatrice S. Lee
SAN ANTONIO -- Beatrice Strong Lee, 86, retired cafeteria manager at Fort Worth's Polytechnic High School, died Monday in San Antonio.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at Sunset Funeral Home Northwest. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Beatrice Strong Lee was born June 23, 1910, in Garrison. She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Lee, in 1951.

Survivors: Son, William R. Lee of Austin; daughter, Rosie Lee Beale of Winter Haven, Fla.; brothers, Edward Paul Strong and Irving G. Strong; sister, Ida Bell Payne; grandchildren, Robert Beale, Daniel Beale, Toni Beale, Shannon Scott and Melinda Elder; and six great-grandchildren.

Sunset Funeral Home Northwest
San Antonio, (210) 521-2111
 

Malvern R. Lett
FOREST HILL -- Malvern Raymond Lett, 73, a retired accounts manager, died Monday afternoon at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 4 p.m. Thursday at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. Officiating: Rev. Clyde Zellers and Rev. Richard Clemm. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Malvern Lett, a native of Fort Sheridan, Ill., and a longtime resident of Fort Worth, was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Norris Lett, in 1983. He retired after 25 years with Texas Electric.

Survivors: Son, Mark Ray Lett of Fort Worth; daughter, Mary Kay Lett Kennemur and her husband, Garry, of Joshua; grandchildren, Garry Doyle, Holly and Lacy Kennemur; and brother, Derwin Lett of Athens, Texas.

Robertson Mueller Harper
1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
 

Jack W. Mahaney
FORT WORTH -- Jack Wayne Mahaney, 69, who was in general accounting and a warehouse foreman for Mrs Baird's Bakeries for 43 years, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Private burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Jack Wayne Mahaney was born Aug. 15, 1927, in Durant, Okla. He was a member of North Fort Worth Baptist Church.

Survivors: Sons, Michael Mahaney and his wife, Charlotte, and Mark Mahaney; grandchildren, Kayna and Michael Mahaney; and nieces and nephews.

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

Kathryn Mathews
FORT WORTH -- Kathryn Mathews, 78, a bank maid who retired in 1984, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 7 to 9 at Morris-Bates Mortuary.

Kathryn Mathews was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Marshall, Texas. She was a member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, where she faithfully served as past president of the Sanctuary Choir, Deaconess Chaplin, teacher in the youth division of the Sunday school and was co-chair of the B.T.U.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rainey Mathews, in 1990, and by her parents, Herdie and Cora Rogers.

Survivors: Stepson, Rev. Rainey Mathews Jr. of Columbus, Ohio; stepdaughters, Myrtle Mathews of Dallas and Acylee Robinson of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Dorothy Myers of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Wanda Cotton and spouse, Rev. Alex, of Las Vegas, Nev., Sandra Gaither and Cynthia Stewart, both of Columbus, Ohio, Ramona Honaker of Fort Worth, Marsha Barber of Cheshire, Conn., Herbert, Luther, Beverly, Willa and Luthise (Gail Morehouse), all of Fort Worth; 15 great- grandchildren; six great-great- grandchildren; aunt, Molly Jackson of Denver, Colo.; a faithful son-in-law, Willie "Gene" Morehouse of Fort Worth; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives; and two special people, Wesley and Kathrine Johnson of Fort Worth.

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

Jeanette C. McDonald
ARLINGTON -- Jeanette Costner McDonald, 69, died Sunday in Arlington.

Memorial service: 7 tonight at Moore Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Wm. Dwight McKissic.

Jeanette Costner McDonald was born Sept. 29, 1927, in Rochester, N.Y., and had lived in Arlington for 17 years. She graduated from East High School and earned a degree from Pace College in New York. While in Long Island, N.Y., she was an assistant librarian, a member of the PTA and a full-time mother in the Roosevelt, Long Island community.

Mrs. McDonald was a member of the State of Texas Realty Association; League of Women Voters; Arlington Chamber of Commerce; a board member of the Fort Worth and Arlington Police Training Academy; the Mid-Cities, Texas, Chapter of the Links Inc.; and the Arlington Association of Concerned Citizens.

Survivors: Leaving to cherish her memory are her husband, Major Edgar Scott McDonald of Arlington; sons, Keith Carpenter of Tampa, Fla., and E. Scott McDonald of Bronx, N.Y.; twin daughters, Laurie McDonald of Arlington and Kristine McDonald of Grand Prairie; parent, Waldon Costner of Rochester; brothers, Waldon Costner and Arthur Costner, both of Rochester; sister, Florence Terell and her husband, Gus, of Toledo, Ohio; grandson, Najee McDonald of Bronx; brothers-in-law, Edward McDonald and his wife, Cora, and Hank Hughes and his wife, Henrietta, all of Rochester; niece, Dr. Lauren McDonald and her husband, Howard Cole, of Dallas; cousin, Mrs. Lucy Allen of Dallas; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

She embraced people from all ages, races and walks of life. We wish her eternal peace and happiness.

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

Velma I. McManus
FORT WORTH -- Velma Irene McManus, 91, a homemaker, died Sunday at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Rosen Heights Baptist Church. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Velma Irene McManus was born March 5, 1905, in Telephone, Texas. She attended Southeastern College in Durant, Okla., and taught school in Oklahoma. She married Raymond McManus and they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 15. She worked many years at Leonard's and Monnig's as a buyer for the glove department. She lived in Bedford for 30 years and served on the Bedford Public Library Board. She was a member of Rosen Heights Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star Northside Chapter No. 651.

Survivors: Husband, Raymond McManus of Fort Worth; brother, Bill Magouirk of Fort Worth; sister, Juanita Jackson of Newark; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

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

Nancy McMillen
FORT WORTH -- Nancy Katherine McMillen, 89, a retired seamstress, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth nursing center.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Nancy McMillen was born Aug. 26, 1907, in Van Buren, Ark. She moved to Texas in the Spring of 1932.

She was preceded in death by a son, daughter, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Survivors: Son, Bobby L. McMillen of Crowley; daughter and son-in-law, Edith and Joe Martin of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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

William R. Miller
AZLE -- William Raymond Miller, 82, a retired electrical wholesale dealer for Miller Electric Co., died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Officiating: Rev. Paul Neumann, S.M. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Vigil: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

William Miller was born March 21, 1914, in Fort Worth. He was a lifelong Fort Worth area resident and had run Miller Electric Co., which was founded by his father, since 1945. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption.

Survivors: Wife, Edna Miller; children, Donna Miller, E. Katherine Miller, Ryan Miller, Elizabeth Miller Kleiman and her husband, Glenn, and Michael Miller; and grandchildren, Stella Miller Azocar, Jeremy Miller Kleiman and Rachel Miller Kleiman.

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

Carolyn S. Mitchell
FORT WORTH -- Carolyn Sue Mitchell, 39, died Monday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 3550 S.W. Loop 820. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Officiating: Rev. Janet Nocher and Rev. Irvin "Sherm" Gagnon.

Carolyn Mitchell was born April 9, 1957, in Fort Worth. She was a 1975 graduate of O.D. Wyatt High School and was a handicap bowler for the United Cerebral Palsy Sports. Carolyn offered solace to her many friends, family and acquaintances. She befriended many in her lifetime and was known for her love of animals. Her memory will be in our hearts forever.

Memorials: Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2204 Welborn, Dallas, Texas 75219.

Survivors: Father and mother, Bradley B. and Sue Mitchell of Fort Worth; brothers, L.E. "Eddie" Mitchell of Milford, Conn., and Royce L. Mitchell of Fort Worth; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and many dear friends.

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

Donald H. Moore
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- Donald H. Moore, 67, a retired Air Force aircraft mechanic, died Monday in White Settlement.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Donald H. Moore was born Feb. 12, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, and was a resident of Fort Worth for 22 years. He retired from the Air Force in 1976.

Survivors: Wife, Helen Moore of White Settlement; daughter, Kimberly Burcke of Moore, Okla.; brother, James Moore of Detroit, Mich.; sister, Jayne Kurkowski of Detroit; and grandchildren, Kyle Burcke and Megan Burcke, both of Moore.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Mollie D. Ormon
FORT WORTH -- Mollie D. Ormon, 96, a retired registered nurse, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Memorials: Mollie Orman Memorial Fund, Hemphill Presbyterian Church, 1701 Hemphill, Fort Worth 76110, in lieu of flowers.

Mollie D. Ormon was born Sept. 10, 1900, in Old Washington, Texas, and was reared in Brenham. She was a 1920 nursing graduate of Scott and White Sanitarium of Temple, where she met and married Thomas E. Orman, who preceded her in death in 1967. They eventually moved to Fort Worth and became members of Hemphill Presbyterian Church in 1933. Mollie was ordained a deacon in 1968 and was a faithful and active member of the church until September 1996 because of her health.

Survivors: Son, Harry M. Orman of Richardson; daughter, Dorothy O. Beck of Tishomingo, Okla.; sisters, Elsie Sauer and Lorena Green, both of College Station, and Hilly Schoedel of Bryan; grandchildren, Melissa O. and Brian Trammel of Frisco and Joe F. and Ann Beck and Diane B. and Allen Kimberlin, all of Tishomingo; and great-grandsons, Taylor and Travis East of Tishomingo.

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

Clarence W. Owensby
FORT WORTH -- Clarence W. Owensby, 82, a retired registered nurse at the U.S. Public Health Center, died Sunday at a Fort Worth care center.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Lucas Funeral Home on North Sylvania. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials: St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Clarence W. Owensby was born Jan. 30, 1914, in Sillsbee.

He was a member of the Methodist Church, a veteran of the Army Air Corps in World War II, a member of the Moose Lodge, an avid dog breeder and a longtime active player of the drums.

Survivors: Daughter, Beverly Sue Mayeaux of Newport News, Va.; brother, Robert Earl Owensby of Fort Worth; sister, Lenora Love of Azle; grandchildren, Beryl Brimer of Harborton, Va.; Kathy Watkins of Newport News, Va.; and Steven and Eddie Mayeaux, both of Newport News, Va.; five great- grandchildren; and dear friend, Orville T. Olson of Fort Worth.

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

Mildred S. Priddy
FORT WORTH -- Mildred Stone Priddy, 78, a retired musician/piano teacher, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. today at Trinity Baptist Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington.

Mildred Stone Priddy was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Fort Worth. She played the piano for the worship services at Terrace Acres Baptist Church from 1946 to 1975 and was a charter member. She also played at other area churches and later moved her membership to Trinity Baptist Church. She taught piano for 55 years.

Mrs. Priddy was a past matron of the North Fort Worth Chapter 684, Order of the Eastern Star, and served as grand organist for Texas. She was active in Eastern Star activities for over 50 years and played at various chapters throughout those years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Priddy, in 1995, and a son, Wyman Priddy, in 1982.

Survivors: Son, the Rev. Roy L. Priddy Jr. of Kenedy; sister, Mrs. Henrietta Walters of Fort Worth; grandchildren, David Priddy of Hurst, Mark Priddy of Houston and Holley and Wynde Priddy of Brownwood; and great-grandchil- dren, Reid and Ian Priddy of Hurst.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
 

Billie M. Randall
FORT WORTH -- Billie Merrell Randall, 66, a retired security guard for River Crest Country Club, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Thursday at Baumgardner Funeral Home. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Billie Merrell Randall was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Spur. He was a member of Ridglea Baptist Church and was a Mason. Mr. Randall was preceded in death by a son, Billie M. Randall Jr., in December 1988.

Survivors: Wife, Janie Randall of Fort Worth; sons, Steven Randall of Fort Worth, David Randall of Houston and Robert Sitton of Cisco; daughters, Jana Spangler of Cisco and Carva Sitton of Dallas; six grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

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

F.R. Reeves
CLEBURNE -- F.R. Reeves, 86, a self-employed floor covering installer, died Sunday in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. today in Rose Hill Cemetery.

F.R. Reeves was born June 22, 1910, in Edna, Texas.

Martin's Funeral Home
Cleburne, (817) 558-3250
 

Marjorie H. Sims
FORT WORTH -- Marjorie Hoke Sims, 82, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a Hurst nursing home.

Funeral: Noon Thursday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bishop Davies Center, Marjorie Hoke Sims Fund, 2712 N. Hurstview Dr., Hurst, Texas 76054 or to Cook Children's Medical Center Childrens Memorial Fund.

Marjorie Sims was born May 28, 1914, in Las Vegas, N.M. She lived in Fort Worth since 1954, after moving from Santa Cruz, Calif. She was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, the Womans Club of Fort Worth and the North Richland Hills Garden Club. She loved cooking, gardening, painting, flower arranging, and especially this time of year, the Christmas season. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. We remember her for her heart and personal substance.

Survivors: Husband, Sam W. Sims Jr. of Fort Worth; son, Stephen C. and Eloise Sims of Colleyville; daughter, Sharlene and Frank Horak of Fort Worth; brother, Wallace S. Hoke of Blytheville, Ark.; and grandchildren, Kiley C. Horak, Kelly Horak and Kimble Horak, all of Fort Worth, and Stephanie Sims, Brian Sims and Kelli Sims, all of Colleyville.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751
 

Scottie L. Spurlock
FORT WORTH -- Scottie L. Spurlock, 74, who was retired, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight .

Scottie L. Spurlock was born Jan. 14, 1922, in Oklahoma City.

He completed his education there and met his childhood sweetheart, Bonita Ruth Hurt, who in June 1942 became his wife in Chula Vista, Calif. He worked for Consolidated Aircraft in California before serving with the Air Force in Europe for the remainder of World War II. Returning to Oklahoma City, he trained and worked as a linotype machinist on `The Daily Oklahoman.' In 1956, he came to Fort Worth to work at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram before first joining Central and then Prater Concrete companies. He retired as co-owner of Express and Pennington Concrete companies. He was an outstanding Christian who loved and shared the Bible with people young and old. He served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, prayer group leader and church vistor, first at Portland Avenue Baptist Church in Oklahoma City and then at Polytechnic Baptist Church and Lake Country Church in Fort Worth. He was universally recognized as a man of great kindness and charity, as an upright man who walked closely with the Lord and with others all his life.

He will be sorely missed by:

Survivors: Wife, Bonita; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Jayne Spurlock of Arlington; daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Jonathan Stockland of Oxford, England; brother, Bill Spurlock of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Bethe, Sarah and Lindsey; and a host of friends.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Nellie W. Stark
FORT WORTH -- Nellie W. Stark, 90, a homemaker, died Monday in Houston.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight .

Nellie W. Stark was born Jan. 13, 1906, in Weatherford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Stark, and a son, Teddy Stark.

Survivors: Son and wife, Tom and Darlene Stark of Fort Worth; daughter and husband, Adele and Richard Dana of Houston; brothers, Jess Waldrop of Rainer, Ore., and Melvin Waldrop of Spanaway, Wash.; sister, Annie Corley of Burleson; grandchildren, Scott, Kevin and Barton Stark and Krisha Rees; great-grandchildren, Phyllip, Paul, Jared, Hunter and Zach; and stepchildren, Brynn Hofer, Cyndi Penyoch, Debbie Claiborne, Laura Martin and Daniel Dana.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Velda M. Swafford
ARLINGTON -- Velda "Wilma" M. Swafford, 59, a homemaker, died Sunday at an Arlington medical center.

Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at Johnson & Sons Funeral Home in Hutchinson, Kan. Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial service: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Maria Goretti Church in Arlington.

Born Velda M. Brown in Montrose, Colo., she will lay to rest next to her daughter, Brenda, in Hutchinson, Kan.

Survivors: Husband of 39 years, Carl L. Swafford of Arlington; daughters, Debra L. Brown of Arlington and Carla M. Criqui of Malvern, Ark.; sons-in-law, Gerald W. Brown and William D. Criqui; grandsons, Cory Criqui, 18, Klint Criqui, 16, Calvin Brown, 12, and Kyle Criqui, 10; granddaughter, Kelsey Criqui, 3; brothers, Gary Brown of Durango, Colo., and Joe Brown of Grand Junction, Colo.; and sisters, Alice Monthei of Montrose, Colo., and Shirley Delaplane of Nucla, Colo.

Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
Hutchinson, Kan., (316) 662-1201
 

Edmond D. Tuttle
PONTIAC, Mich. -- Edmond Dean Tuttle, 48, died Thursday.

Private funeral: Has been held. Burial: Perry Mount Park Cemetery.

Edmond Dean Tuttle was a Navy veteran. He owned and operated E.T. Window Cleaners. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alanzo and Gertrude Carlson Tuttle.

Survivors: He was the loving father of Christina (Daniel) Cundiff and Kevin Tuttle and was the beloved brother of Janet (William) Russell and Deanna Tuttle. He is also survived by two grandchildren.

Voorhees, Siple & Summerford
Pontiac, Mich., (810) 332-8378
 

Willa B. Van Deventer
ARLINGTON -- Willa B. Van Deventer, 71, a homemaker, died Monday in Arlington.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 7 tonight at Arlington Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Drive, Arlington 76013.

Willa B. Van Deventer was born July 12, 1925, in Tahlequah, Okla. She was a member of the P.E.O. Club and the Garden Club at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church.

Survivors: Husband, George Van Deventer of Arlington; sons and daughters- in-law, George and Cindy Van Deventer Jr. of New York, John and Teresa Van Deventer of Colleyville and Pat and Susie Van Deventer of Euless; daughter, Ann Van Deventer of Dallas; and grandchildren, Holly Van Deventer of Austin, Mark Van Deventer of New York and Joey Van Deventer and Amy Van Deventer, both of Colleyville.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

Homer D. Waller Sr.
BLUM -- Homer David Waller Sr., 82, a retired police chief, died Monday in Meridian.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Meridian First United Pentecostal Church. Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery in Walnut Springs.

Homer Waller Sr. was born Oct. 13, 1914, in Clifton, Texas.

Lawson Funeral Home
Meridian, (817) 435-2792
 

Glenda S. Walter
HURST -- Glenda Sue Walter, 52, a retired meat wrapper for Tom Thumb, died Monday in Hurst.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Airport Freeway Church of Christ. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 6:30 to 9 tonight at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst.

Glenda Walter was born July 5, 1944, in Graham. She was a faithful member of Airport Freeway Church of Christ.

Memorials: Airport Freeway Church of Christ.

Survivors: Son, Russell Keith Walter of Hurst; mother, Mattie Gardnes of Bedford; brother, Bill Gilmore of Webb City, Mo.; sisters, Norma Bullard of Euless, Theola Casteel of Bedford and Janell Pustevonsky of Houston; grandchild, Rachell Ann Walter of Pine Bluff, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews; and loving church family at Airport Freeway and Brown Trail Church of Christ.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Sallie J. Wilson
FORT WORTH -- Sallie Jeanne Wilson, 64, a religious educator, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at University Christian Church. Burial: in Petoskey, Mich.

Memorials: University Christian Church.

Sallie Jeanne Wilson was born June 13, 1932, in Petoskey and had resided in Fort Worth for over 30 years. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan in 1954 and Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in 1986, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a member of University Christian Church where she taught Bible Studies. She also taught Bible studies at Central Christian Church. She was a counselor at the Lena Pope Home and a member of the Fort Worth Symphony League and the Tennis League at River Crest Country Club. She was a lover of classical music and an avid lover of travel, visiting England, Ireland, Russia, China, Germany, and making two pilgrimages to the Holy Land and Egypt.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph W. Scoggin.

Survivors: Husband of 38 years, Richard V. Wilson, M.D.; sons, Thomas V. Wilson and his wife, Sherri, of Fort Worth, Christopher B. Wilson of Fort Worth and John Y. Wilson and his wife, Lisa, of Fort Worth; mother, Elsie Scoggin of Fort Worth; brother, Jim Scoggin of Avilla, Calif.; and grandchildren, Laura Elizabeth Wilson and Robert Joseph Wilson.

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

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