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Published Dec. 12, 1996

Willa M. Anderson
FORT WORTH -- Willa Mary Stallworth Anderson, 83, a retired minister and pastor, died Dec. 4 at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Church, 5235 Bonnell Ave. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Willa Anderson was born Feb. 18, 1913, in Boley, Okla.

Survivors: Son, Henry L. King Jr. of Stockton, Calif.; stepdaughter, Billy Grace Woodard of Fort Worth; sisters, Velma Reynolds and Dorothy Stewart; grandchildren, Willa Kathrine (King) Harris, Henry L. King III, Martin A. King and Amanda D. King; and great-grandson, Eugene Harris Jr.

Ferguson Como Funeral Home
5301 Wellesley Ave., 738-0131
 

Florence A. Bailey
GRAPEVINE -- Florence Anthony Bailey, 85, a retired registered nurse, died Wednesday at a local nursing center.

Memorial service: Private.

Florence Bailey was born March 26, 1911, in Pecos, Texas. She was a retired World War II Army nurse. She was a 1935 graduate of Harris Hospital School of Nursing.

Memorials: Alzheimers Association.

Survivors: Son, Ross Bailey of Tryon, N.C.; daughters, Honor Wiggins of Grapevine and Theodora Marsh of Forest Hill, Calif.; sister, Mildred Deason of Fort Worth; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

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

Funeral: 3 p.m. today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Memorial Park.

Hazel Baldwin was born May 29, 1926. She was a member of Beacon Baptist Church.

Survivors: Husband, Ralph D. Baldwin; son, Tim Baldwin of Blue Mound; daughter, Judy Melton of Ector; brothers, Albert Peaton of Fort Worth, Hoyt "Bud" Peaton of Newark and Dane Peaton of Stephenville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces nad nephews.

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

Frances G. Bass
KENNEDALE -- Frances Grisham Bass, 57, a homemaker, died Tuesday at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Friday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Frances Bass was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Crosbyton, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father, Alton, mother, Odessie, brother, A.J. Grisham, and nephew, Darrell Moore.

Survivors: Husband, Jack Bass of Kennedale; sons and wives, Jacky and Judy "Stormy" Bass of Kennedale and Alton and Vicki "Tinker Bell" Bass of Arlington; sisters, Jean Reid of Rockport, Doris and D.A. Moore of Hico, Pat Eudy and Marty Eudy of Winnsboro, and JoAnn Grisham of Everman; grandsons, Jason Maley and Heath Price; granddaughter, Christy Price; great-grandson, Kaleb Price; mother-in-law, Lillie Bass of Kennedale; brother-in-law, Roy Bass of Rowlett; sisters-in-law, Doris Stover of Kennedale and Betty Bass of Rowlett; 27 nieces and nephews; 38 great-nieces and nephews; and four great-great- nieces and nephews.

Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Sublett Road, 572-1681
 

Mary Sue Bennett
ARLINGTON -- Mary Sue Bennett, 48, an enforcement officer for the Texas Comptroller's Office, died Tuesday at home after a valiant battle with cancer.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. today at Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel in Arlington. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Monday in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Ohio. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Breittenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home in Middletown.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers.

Sue was born Aug. 26, 1948, in Middletown, Ohio. After graduation from high school in Middletown, Sue served two years and reached the rank of corporal in the Marine Corps. While in the Marines, she met and married her husband. They remained in California until 1970, when they moved to Texas. Sue made her home in Arlington in 1971 with her husband and children and lived there until her death.

She graduated from Tarrant County Junior College in 1976 with an associate's degree in applied science. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Sue had worked for the state comptroller's office since 1980.

Sue loved life and enriched all those she came in contact with. She will long be remembered for her outgoing personality. She had a strong and unwavering faith in God's promise for her and her reward in Heaven. Although cancer took her life, it never conquered her spirit. Her warm smile and love of family will be cherished by those of us left behind. She was a vibrant, caring individual who will be greatly missed by the many people who knew and loved her.

Sue was preceded in death by her stepfather, Ed Kroger; a sister, Patricia Charles; and a brother, John Kroger, all of Middletown.

Survivors: Husband of 27 years, Robert J. "Bob" Bennett of Arlington; two sons, Robert Edward Bennett and Michael James Bennett, both of Arlington; mother, Ruby Kroger of Middletown; sisters, Betty Bowman, Victoria Burton and Donna Enright, all of Middletown; brothers, Barry Ball, Donnie Kroger, Mark Kroger, Paul Kroger, James Kroger and Peter Kroger, all of Middletown, Daniel Kroger of Monroe, Ohio, and Victor Kroger of Trenton, Ohio; and numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews from Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Texas and California. She is also survived by many friends, co-workers and associates who loved and respected her.

Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel
4216 S. Bowen Road, 468-8111
 

Gertie M. Boling
WEATHERFORD -- Gertie M. Boling, 88, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a Weatherford hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth. Visitation: Noon to 5 p.m. at The Memorial Chapel.

Gertie Boling was born Feb. 20, 1908, in McMinn County, Tenn.

Survivors: Daughter, Lillian Allcock of Weatherford; brother, Gordon Swanson of Rhome, Ga.; sisters, Rita Prueitt of Cleveland, Tenn., and Pauline Swanson of San Angelo; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren.

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

Geraldine Borg
FORT WORTH -- Geraldine Borg, 76, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral Mass: 1 p.m. Friday at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Burial: in Macon, Ill. Virgil: 7 tonight at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

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

Geraldine Borg was born March 24, 1920, in Taylorville, Ill., and graduated from St. Theresa High School in Decatur, Ill. She was an avid bridge and tennis enthusiast and was a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital.

Survivors: Husband, William Borg; children, Catherine Marini and her husband, David, of Hampden, Mass., Stephen Borg of Dallas, Margaret Borg of Fort Worth and James Borg and his wife, Anne, of Little Rock; brother, Roy Despres of Denver, Colo.; sisters, Helen Lampe of Fort Madison, Iowa, and Thelma Seifert of Decatur, Ill.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

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

Bonnie D. Bradford
FORT WORTH -- Bonnie Dale "Buddy-Buddy" Bradford, 66, a cook for Harris Hospital, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at Baker Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: Noon to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bonnie Bradford was born May 1, 1930, in Fort Worth, the son of Ed and Idella Murray Bradford. He grew up in Fort Worth and attended James E. Guinn Elementary and Junior High. He graduated from high school in Texas City, where he lived briefly with his sister. Buddy-Buddy was an excellent cook. He worked at the Old Benbros Drive-In, Shady Oaks Country Club and Harris Hospital. He had formerly worked as a stock clerk at Cox's Department Store. He was a friendly and fun-loving person who enjoyed the company and fellowship of others.

Survivors: Sisters, Mattie Bradford of Fort Worth and Earline Fisher of El Paso; nieces, Patricia Ann Diggs of Fort Worth and Mae Esther Washington of Austin; nephew, Johnny Frank Washington Jr. of Austin; and many other family members and friends.

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

Corinna Cozort
GAINESVILLE -- Corinna Cozort, 64, owner of Edison Park Kut and Kurl, a beauty shop, died Tuesday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at Grand Avenue Baptist Church. Graveside service: 4 p.m. in Garland Cemetery in Annona. Visitation: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Grand Avenue Baptist Church, 600 N. Grand, Gainesville, Texas 76240; or Cooke County Home Hospice, P.O. Box 936, Gainesville, Texas 76240.

Corinna Cozort was born Feb. 8, 1932, in Avery.

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

L.E. Eustace Sr.
PERRIN -- L.E. Eustace Sr., 82, a Champion Paper supervisor in Mineral Wells, died Tuesday at his daughter's home in Cleburne.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday at Lynn Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

L.E. Eustace Sr. was born May 2, 1914, in Joplin.

Coker Funeral Home
Jacksboro, (817) 567-3778
 

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. today at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

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
 

Maria K. Garcia
FORT WORTH -- Maria K. Garcia, 66, a homemaker and active community worker, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church at 3200 Dryden Road. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Vigil: 7 p.m. Friday at Laurel Land of Fort Worth.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hispanic Education Scholarship fund, C.O. Rose Mary Alvarez, P.O. Box 1656, Fort Worth, Texas 76101.

Maria Garcia was born April 4, 1930, in Augsburg, Schwaben, Germany and was a war bride to the United States. She was a Holocaust survivor and one of the interpreters during the war crime trials held in Germany after World War II. Maria had helped many European immigrants obtain their American citizenship by tutoring citizenship classes. She and her husband, Sam Garcia, were active in many civic organizations and were founding members of the Hispanic Education Scholarship Fund and Hispanic Debutante Association of Fort Worth.

Survivors: Husband of 24 years, Sam Garcia of Fort Worth; daughter, Carol Saliba and husband, Sammy, of Atlanta, Ga.; daughter, Kathy Blue and husband, Jerry, of Fort Worth; daughter, Tina Hammick of Fort Worth; five granddaughters; three grandsons; three great-granddaughters; one great- grandson; and many friends.

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

Ben M. Gilbert
FORT WORTH -- Ben M. Gilbert, 84, an attorney, died Wednesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. today at Temple Beth-El. Burial: Beth-El Section of Greenwood Memorial Park.

Bearers of Mr. Gilbert's casket will be Dr. Frank Cohen, Joe Colvin, Steven Gilbert, Steve Ginsberg, Julian A. Lerner, Doug Roper and Dr. Kal Shwarts.

Memorials: charity of choice.

Ben M. Gilbert, a native and lifelong resident of Fort Worth, graduated from Central High School and Texas Christian University and received his law degree in 1935 from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a practicing attorney for 60 years and a partner in Gilbert & Colvin.

Mr. Gilbert was a member and past president of Beth-El Congregation and a member of Congregation Ahavath Sholom.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Sara Betty Label Gilbert of Fort Worth; sons, Burton Gilbert and his wife, Cynthia, of Fort Worth and Andy Gilbert and his wife, Rosie, of Austin; grandchildren, Michael A. and Lauren Rose Gilbert; brother, Sol Gilbert and his wife, Honey, of Denver, Colo.; and sisters-in-law, Anne H. Gilbert of Fort Worth and Florian and her husband, Alvin Shwarts, of Phoenix, Ariz.

Robertson Mueller Harper
1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
 

Donald R. Glover
FORT WORTH -- Donald Ray Glover, 56, a retired construction superintendent, passed away Wednesday morning at home after a lengthy illness.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday in Dido Cemetery.

Donald Glover was born May 22, 1940, in Tarrant County.

Survivors: Wife, Joyce Glover of Fort Worth; sons, Randy Reed and Kenneth Glover, both of Fort Worth; daughters, Beverly Glover of Northport, Fla., Gwendolyn Glover of Sterling, Ill., Donna Glover of Odessa and Brenda Merrell of Fort Worth; father, Robert L. Glover of Fort Worth; sister, Stella Hubbard of Center Point; and 11 grandchildren.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Hwy., 237-3341
 

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
 

Donald L. Grimmett
DALLAS -- Donald Lee "Bullett" Grimmett, 65, a retired public relations executive, died Wednesday in Dallas.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Donald Lee "Bullett" Grimmett was born May 26, 1931, in Arlington.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Dallas
Dallas, (214) 371-1336
 

Anastasia Guerrero
FORT WORTH -- Anastasia Guerrero, 87, a homemaker, died Wednesday at home.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Rosary: 6 tonight at the funeral home.

Anastasia Guerrero was born Feb. 15, 1909, in Mexico. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors: Sons, Jesse Guerrero, Gregory Guerrero and Joe Guerrero, all of Fort Worth; daughters, Lupe Valle, Guadalupe Vallejo and Rafaela Espriqueta, all of Fort Worth; brother, Pedro Martinez of Fort Worth; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Dorothy I. Hampton
BEDFORD -- Dorothy I. Hampton, 82, a homemaker, died Monday at a Grapevine medical center.

Memorial service: Private.

Dorothy Hampton was born July 8, 1914, in Alexander, N.Y.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.D. Hampton Sr., and a daughter, Patricia Hancock.

Survivors: Son, H.D. Hampton Jr.; daughter, Judith Perrine; brothers, Wilson Bauer and Warren Bauer; sisters, Clara Emley and Edythe Loughlin; nine grandchildren; and 22 great- grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Margaret H. Himes
BEDFORD -- Margaret Holder Himes, 92, a homemaker, died Monday in Bedford.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: Calloway Cemetery. Visitation: Noon to 8:30 p.m. today.

Margaret Himes was born Dec. 5, 1904, in Bedford.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marion Elizabeth Cline.

Survivors: Sons, Richard Eugene Holder of Fort Worth and C.R. and wife, Sue Holder, of Crossville, Ala.; daughter, Ruby Lee Kriegel of Bedford; brother, Tom Acton of Bedford; sister, Mary Jane Martin of Colleyville; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Clyde Cline of Arlington.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

Velma Jeffery
FORT WORTH -- Velma Mae Bowers Jeffery, 50, who had been an Arlington school bus driver for five years, died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Sweet- home Baptist Church. Burial: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

Velma Mae Bowers Jeffery was born June 3, 1946, in Groesbeck. Survivors: Husband of 31 years, Barry Jeffery; three sons, Johnny Jeffery and El Tonia, and Corey Jeffery, all of Fort Worth, and Michael Tony Jeffery of Huntsville; 10 brothers and sisters; and six grandchildren.

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

Isabelle Johnson
FORT WORTH -- Isabelle Johnson, 92, a former teacher and writer, died Monday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Dr. Stephen Shoemaker and Rev. Gene Thompson will officiate.

Memorials: The Library Fund at Broadway Baptist Church.

Isabelle Johnson was born May 22, 1904, in LaGrange, Ky.

She grew up in Waco and graduated from Waco High School in 1921 and Baylor University in 1925. She taught school several years before joining the staff of the Texas State Teacher's Association. In 1972, she retired from Texas and Southwestern Cattleraisers Association and the staff of `The Cattleman' magazine.

She was a member of the AAUW, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and Broadway Baptist Church, where she served in the music area and on the library staff.

She was preceded in death by Dr. Margaret Rouse, her companion of 44 years, on Oct. 19, 1996.

Survivors: Nephew, Philip M. Cordell Jr. and his wife, Jeanne; niece: Catherine Russell and her husband, Jim; great nephews, Philip Cordell III; Tom D. Cordell, James W. Russell Jr. and Robert Philip Russell; great niece, Claire Cordell Wilkins; eight great-great-nieces and nephews, the Rouse Family and a host of friends.

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

G.W. LeMoine
ARLINGTON -- G.W. "Gene" Le- Moine, 71, a retired supervisor, died Tuesday in Arlington.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Arlington Funeral Home. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Heart Association, 2401 Scott Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76103.

G.W. LeMoine was born Oct. 1, 1925, in Dallas. He had been an Arlington resident since 1956 and was a former resident of Inglewood, Calif. He was a supervisor for LTV for 21 years and retired from Larry Cole Company in 1990. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Arlington.

Survivors: Wife, Beverly LeMoine of Arlington; sons, Charles LeMoine of Mineola and Michael Lynn LeMoine of Arlington; daughters, Jean Ann Sutton of Arlington; brother, Henry LeMoine of Canton; sister, Jewel Lund of Northridge, Calif.; and grandchildren, Jake and Rachel Sutton, Brandon and Aaron LeMoine and Morgan Elizabeth LeMoine.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791
 

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

Funeral: 4 p.m. today at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. Officiating: the Rev. Clyde Zellers and the Rev. Richard Clemm. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

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
 

Melvina B. Lewis
RHOME -- Melvina B. Lewis, 82, a homemaker who was active in ranching with her son, died Tuesday in a car accident in Wise County.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Coker Funeral Home. Burial: Aurora Cemetery.

Melvina Lewis was born April 11, 1914, in Aurora.

She was a charter member of Aurora Baptist Church. She and R.C. "Bob" Lewis were marrried in December 1932. He preceded her in death in 1980.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Barbara Lewis of Dallas; sisters, Emma Simmons of Oklahoma, Cassie Slimp of Paradise, Mildred Powell of Wichita Falls and Tommie Lee Jennings of Boyd; grandchild, Deborah Lewis of Plano; and several nieces and nephews.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959
 

Ollie E. Lindsey
FORT WORTH -- Ollie Earl Lindsey, 72, a retired FWISD custodian with 19 years of service and Sante Fe Railroad worker with 21 years of service, died Saturday at a local hospital. Funeral: 12 noon Friday at Pilgrim Valley Baptist Church, 4800 S. Riverside Dr. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at the church.

Ollie Earl Lindsey was born May 29, 1924, in Fort Worth. He was a graduate of I. M. Terrell High School and attended James E. Guinn and Pilgrim Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors: Daughters, Joyce Waller of Inglewood, Calif., and Brenda Brown and Mary Brown of Fort Worth; sisters, Minnie Lee Brown and Annie Bell Adkins of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces.

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

Roscoe Macon
ARLINGTON -- Roscoe Macon, 55, a Bell Helicopter plater for 21 years, died Dec. 6 at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Baptist Church, 721 Manning Road in Grand Prairie. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Roscoe Macon was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Marshall. He attended I.M. Terrell High School and was a member of Sunset Baptist Church in Grand Prairie.

Survivors: Wife, Delores Macon of Arlington; sons, Reginald D. Macon and Jeremy D. Davis of Arlington; daughters, Tara M. Starks and husband, Michael, and Tiwanna D. Gray, all of Arlington; brother, Johnny Macon and wife, Betty, of Fort Worth; sisters, Ruth Osborne and Nora Bennett of Fort Worth; four grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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

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. today 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
 

Lois L. McEntire
BEDFORD -- Lois Lucille McEntire, 86, a homemaker, died Wednesday at a Bedford hospital.

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

Lois McEntire was born June 15, 1910, in Bell County, Texas, the third of seven brothers and sisters. She married her husband of 47 years on Nov. 28, 1936. Together they raised their three children and came to the Fort Worth area in 1941. Mrs. McEntire was a member of First Baptist Church in Bedford. She was the perfect example of the good Christian wife and mother, self- sacrificing and loving to all.

Survivors: Son, Kenneth Gerald McEntire of Colleyville; daughters, Barbara Jean Loruse of Edmond, Okla., and Ann Hearn of Bedford; sisters, Glindon Painter of Dallas and Cleta Romine of Quinlan; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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

Landrew McFarland
BEDFORD -- Landrew "Mac" McFarland, 73, a retired cabinet top installer, died Tuesday in Bedford.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery in Irving. Visitation: Noon to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: American Heart Association.

Landrew McFarland was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Cameron.

He was a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife, Marie McFarland of Bedford; son, Larry and wife, Katherine McFarland, of Forrest, Va.; daughter, Wanda and husband, John Mischefsky, of Houston; mother, Susie McFarland of Irving; brothers, Clifford McFarland of Irving and Henry McFarland of Euless; sisters, Christine Patterson of Tulsa, Okla., and Burnell Hunt of Arlington; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271
 

William C. McGee Sr.
FORT WORTH -- William C. McGee Sr., 85, a retired Texas Steel employee, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: noon Friday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home..

William C. McGee Sr. was born Jan. 10, 1911, in Powell. He was a World War II veteran and a member of West Berry Church of Christ. Mr. McGee retired in 1977 after 40 years' service at Texas Steel.

Survivors: Wife of 64 years, Novis D. McGee of Fort Worth; son, Carl McGee and his wife, Kay, of Bedford; granddaughters, Jenifer Rickelman of Euless and Melanie Jackson of Arlington; great- granddaughter, Loren Jackson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Julius R. Michna
PILOT POINT -- Julius R. Michna, 88, a retired farmer, died Tuesday in McKinney.

Funeral: Was Wednesday at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial: St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery.

Julius R. Michna was born Jan. 15, 1908, in Granger.

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

Hubert Miller
HOUSTON -- Hubert Miller, 78, a retired aerospace mechanic, died Tuesday in Houston.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.

Hubert Miller was born Nov. 5, 1918, in Edom. He was a longtime resident of Fort Worth and worked for General Dynamics until his retirement in 1983. He served in the Army from 1941-45 during World War II.

Survivors: Wife, Florine Miller of Houston; son, Kenneth W. Miller and his wife, Barbara, of Houston; brothers, Delmar Miller and Billy Dean Miller, both of Brownsboro; sisters, Velma Voyles, Betty Brantly and Dot Walker, all of Brownsboro; and grandchildren, Katie Miller and Kelsey Miller of Houston.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

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: the Rev. Paul Neumann, S.M. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Vigil: 5:30 p.m. today at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

William Raymond 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 Catholic Church.

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
 

David Mills
ARLINGTON -- David Mills Sr., 29, an upholsterer for 9 years at Lee Upholstery, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Church at Philadelphia. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 8:30 to 9:30 tonight at the funeral home.

David Mills Sr. was born March 27, 1967, in Fort Worth. He was a graduate of Dunbar High School.

Survivors: Common-law wife, Christi Jenkins of Fort Worth; son, David Glenn Mills Jr. of Fort Worth; daughters, Chasity Mills, T'Ana Mills and Charleicia Mills of Fort Worth; parents, Man and Mary Mills of Fort Worth; brothers, Terry, Jimmy, Charles and Jeffrey Mills of Fort Worth; sister, Sharon Mills of Fort Worth; and grandparents, Matthew and Annie Lindsey of Larue, Texas.

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

George Dale Murrah
FORT WORTH -- George Dale Murrah, 58, a truck driver, died Tuesday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Coker Funeral Home. Burial: Aurora Cemetery in Aurora.

George Dale Tucker was born June 21, 1938, in Brady. He was a Navy veteran.

Survivors: Wife, Nancy of Fort Worth; son, Billy Reed of Fort Worth; daughters, Dena Murrah of Houston, Georganna Johnston of Hurst, Suzzette Prentice of Southlake, Sherrie Grant of Trophy Club and Kim Robardey of Fort Worth; mother, Inez Valliant of Rhome; brother, Kim Valliant of Justin; sister, Lou Ella Teeter of McAllen; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Coker Funeral Home
Decatur, (817) 627-5959
 

Floyd Norman
GRANBURY -- Floyd "Snooks" Norman, 71, a television technician, died Tuesday at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday in Long Creek Cemetery in Granbury. Visitation: Wiley Funeral Home.

Floyd Norman was born June 8, 1925, in Breckenridge. He was a television technician working in repairs. He loved music, playing dominoes and bingo. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Norman, and a grandson, Johnny Jr.

Survivors: Wife, Norma Norman of Granbury; sons, Tommy Norman of Granbury, Dennis Norman of Cresson and Kelly Norman of Granbury; daughter, Beverly Hutton of Granbury; brothers, Roy Norman of Odessa, Jesse Norman of Bakersfield, Calif., Roscoe Norman of Breckenridge and W.H. Norman of Breckenridge; sister, Ellen Lee McCullough of Brownwood; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home
Granbury, (817) 573-3000
 

Janie O'Brien
FORT WORTH -- Janie O'Brien, a retired stock broker receptionist, died Tuesday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at All Saints Episcopal Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. There will be a reception for family and friends at the church following burial.

Memorials: Outreach Commission of All Saints Episcopal Church or the church's pipe organ fund.

Janie O'Brien was born in Tulsa, Okla. She had been a longtime resident of Fort Worth and was the former Betty Jane Russell. She was a graduate of North Side High School and served on the vestry of All Saints Episcopal Church, where she had been a member for many years. She also served on the Outreach Commission, devoted many hours to volunteer service and was honored as Volunteer of the Year by Ronald McDonald House. Mrs. O'Brien was a member of River Crest Country Club, where for many years she was active in the Women's Golf Association. She was also a member of the Fort Worth Club and the Petroleum Club. Her artistic works have been exhibited at local museums.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David O'Brien, and son, Casey Russell Dean.

Survivors: Son, Danny Deen and wife, Ruth Anne, of Fort Worth; daughters, Georganne Deen and husband, John Pohl, of Los Angeles, Calif. and Trudy Rank and husband, Morgan, of East Hampton, N.Y.; stepchildren, David Jr., Sally and Bill O'Brien; sister, Kitty Cameron of Prescott, Ariz.; and grandchildren, Matt and Lauren Deen of Fort Worth.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Maureen Phariss
JACKSBORO -- Maureen Phariss, 67, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Henrietta.

Private graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Oakwood Cemetery in Jacksboro.

Maureen Phariss was born July 12, 1929, in Jack County.

Coker Funeral Home
Jacksboro, (817) 567-3778
 

Avis M. Piggott
DALWORTHINGTON GARDENS -- Avis Marie Piggott, 75, a homemaker, died Tuesday in Arlington.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.

Memorials: American Cancer Society.

Avis Marie Piggott was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Hoisington, Kan. She was a member of VFW Post 6011 in Arlington.

Mrs. Piggott was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Frank "Red" Piggott.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Leonard C. and Caye Piggott of Mansfield; daughter, Suzanne Mandrell of Arlington; sisters, Carol C. Wright of Sacramento, Calif., and Juanita S. Bone of Hurst; granddaughters, Catherine Marie Piggott Moak of Arlington, Frankie Piggott of Haltom City and Tammy Lynn Martinez of Huntsville, Ala.; grandsons, Leonard C. Piggott Jr. of Mansfield and Richard Wayne Mandrell of Huntsville; great-grandson, Tommy Ray Mandrell of Huntsville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel
4216 S. Bowen Road, 468-8111
 

Sheril K. Randle-Burns
FORT WORTH -- Sheril Kay Randle- Burns, 32, an employee of the housekeeping department at Harris Hospital, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at New Creation Baptist Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Wake: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Sheril Randle-Burns was born Aug. 12, 1964, in Fort Worth, to Elnora Randle-Davis and Melvin Randle Jr. She grew up here and attended Como Elementary, W.K. Stripling Middle School and Arlington Heights High School. A friendly and caring person, Sheril loved music, movies and playing with her children in the park. She enjoyed traveling, especially to visit relatives in Louisiana. She married Jeffrey De Juan Burns Sr. on Feb. 15, 1992. She was a food service worker for the Fort Worth Independent School District several years and most recently worked in the housekeeping department of Harris Hospital, downtown.

Survivors: Husband, Jeffrey D. Burns; sons, Kalon Tucker and Jeffrey Burns Jr.; parents, Melvin Randle Jr. and wife, Lillian, and Elnora Davis and husband, Wallace; brothers, Darrell Randle, Gary Randle and Doyle Randle; sisters, Sylvia T. Little and Lenita Walker, all of Fort Worth; grandparents, Alice Little of Plain Dealing, La., and Melvin Randle Sr. of Louise, Texas; aunts, Mercie D. Harris, Lorean Little, Bertha Randle and Mae Ella Scott; uncles, Jimmy Little, James Randle Sr., Alton Little and Webster Little; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

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

Joseph R. Roach
SPRINGTOWN -- Joseph R. Roach, 86, a retired Coca-Cola serviceman, died Tuesday at home.

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

Joseph R. Roach was born May 21, 1910, in Lewis City, W.Va. He retired from Coca-Cola after about 40 years as a route serviceman. Mr. Roach helped organize and was past president of the Will Rogers Shrine Club in Claremore, Okla., and was a member of the Ridglea Masonic Lodge, the Shrine and Scottish Rite.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Iberta Auerbach of Springtown; daughter and son-in-law, Dianna and Dwight Allison of Chelsea, Okla.; four grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

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

Wayne Rodman
STEPHENVILLE -- Wayne Rodman, 84, a heavy equipment operator for the city of Stephenville, died Tuesday at a local hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today in West End Cemetery. Officiant: The Rev. Emil V. Becker.

Memorials: The American Legion, the American Heart Association or Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Wayne Rodman was born Sept. 11, 1912, in Stephenville. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Odd Fellows No. 995. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Sisters, Norma Frank and Ernest Deane Tompkins of Stephenville; and cousin, Nina Mudd of Louden.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102
 

Gloria Saunders
BOWIE -- Gloria Saunders, 70, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Bowie.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bowie. Burial: Hopewell Cemetery in Stoneburg.

Gloria Saunders was born July 23, 1926, in Montague.

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

Gladys L. Scott
FORT WORTH -- Gladys Louise Scott, 88, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home in Endicott, N.Y., will announce funeral arrangements. Burial: River Hurst Cemetery in Endicott, N.Y.

Gladys Scott was born May 30, 1908, in Lamb's Creek, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Scott.

Survivors: Daughter, Elaine Scott Sewell of Fort Worth; sister, Bertha Kerr of Endicott, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314
 

Bernice E. Thacker
CLEBURNE -- Bernice Evans Thacker, 88, a homemaker, died Tuesday at a Cleburne nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Crosier- Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Bernice Evans Thacker was born April 6, 1908, in Texas.

Survivors: Son, Claud Lee Ray of Gainesville; stepson, Bill Thacker of Cleburne; daughters, Larrea Adair of Cleburne and Emma Lee Johnson of Fort Worth; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

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

Celia D. Truly
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Celia Durene Truly, 74, a homemaker, died Sunday at a local hospital.

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

Celia Truly was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Mount Vernon, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon James Truly.

Survivors: Sons, Don Truly, Ronald Truly, Steven Truly and Weldon Ray Truly; five grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Guardian Funeral Home
5704 James Ave., 293-8477
 

Tony J. Vann
MONTAGUE -- Tony James Vann Sr., 71, retired owner and operator of TJ's Fruit Stand in Montague, died Tuesday at a Bowie nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at the Methodist Church in Montague. Burial: Montague Cemetery.

Memorials: Montague Cemetery.

Tony James Vann was born Sept. 29, 1925, in Montague County.

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

Blanche M. Van Voast
AUSTIN -- Blanche Miller Van Voast, 92, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Austin.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. Friday in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

Blanche Miller Van Voast was born Dec. 28, 1903, in Fort Worth. She was a former member of West Berry Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford.

Survivors: Daughter, Sylvia Van Voast Ferris of Abilene; grandchildren, Charlotte Ferris of Austin, Beverly Pettit of Plano, Nancy Carver of Spring and Melissa Boyd of Cedar Park; three great-grandchildren; sister, Grace Miller Smith of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584
 

Gary D. Wadley
GRAHAM -- Gary Don Wadley, 47, an automobile salesman, died Monday in Graham.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. today in Tonk Valley Cemetery in Young County.

Gary Don Wadley was born Dec. 2, 1949, in Graham.

McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-3773
 

Allen J. Worden
FORT WORTH -- Allen James Worden, 62, interim chancellor and vice chancellor for educational affairs at Tarrant County Junior College, died Tuesday in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Friday at the Student Center at Tarrant County Junior College, South Campus, 5301 Campus Dr. Dr. Richard Penna, Dr. Norb Dettmann and Rev. Charlie Calabrese will officiate.

Memorials: The Warm Place, 1510 Cooper St., 76104.

Allen J. Worden was born July 19, 1934, in Milwaukee, Wis.

He graduated from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, High School in 1952 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1959 from the the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Science in 1956 from the University of Wisconsin. He attended Fresno State College from 1965 to 1966 for courses in counseling, attended the University of Wisconsin from 1968 to 1969 for courses in student personnel and higher education and received a Ph.D. from the University of Northern Colorado in 1972.

He began his career in 1959 through 1961 as a 7th grade teacher in West Allis, Wisconsin, Public Schools. He was a research assistant, School of Education, at the University of Wisconsin from 1961 through 1962, a counselor at West Allis, Wisconsin, Public Schools from 1962 through 1965, a counselor in Hanford, California, Public Schools from 1965 through 1966. He was an administrative assistant in Hanford, Calif., from 1966 through 1968; assistant registrar, director of registration, University of Wisconsin, 1968 to 1970; assistant, Office of Student Affairs, University of Northern Colorado, 1970 to 1972; assistant dean of student services, TCJC, from 1972 to 1975; dean of student development at TCJC from 1975 through 1978; dean of instruction, TCJC, 1978 thgrough 1989; president, TCJC, 1989 through 1993; vice chancellor for educational affairs, TCJC, 1993 to 1996; and interim chancellor of TCJC.

His professional organizations were: Phi Delta Kappa, National Council on Student Development, National Society for the Study of Education, President's Academy, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Texas Association of Academic Administrators and Texas Junior College Teachers Association.

He received numerous honors, including: 1990 Honorary Member, Army ROTC; 1981 Recipient of Outstanding Administrator Award; 1978 Who's Who in South and Southwest; 1971 University of Northern Colorado Competitive Fellowship, 1966 Recipient of State of California PTA Scholarship; 1965 Recipient of University of Chicago Outstanding Young Educator Award.

His community activities included: Community Advisory Committee, Federal Correctional Institution; Fort Worth, Project 3C Committee; Fort Worth ISD, board member; Undergraduate Minority Fellowship Program, TCU; Member, Citizens Committee for Quality Education, FWISD; chairman, board of directors, National Paraplegia Association; Advisory Board, The Warm Place; member, board of directors, Mary I. Gourley Scholarship Foundation; Advisory Board, I Have a Dream Foundation, and member, School to Work Advisory Council, FWISD.

Survivors: Wife, Dolly Worden; sons, Mike Worden and Tim Worden and his wife, Tish; and mother, Mildred Worden of Waukesha, Wisc.

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

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