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Published Dec. 16, 1996

William M. Bailey
IRVING-- William Manuel Bailey, 79, a retired auto worker, died Saturday at a Dallas hospital.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving. Rev. Clyde T. Boyd will officiate.

William M. Bailey was born August 26, 1917, in Timpson, Texas. He had been a resident of Irving since 1966. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Kopperl Baptist Church in Hill County. He was a member of the Comanche Masonic Lodge. He had received a community service award from Ford Motor Co. recognizing him for his past 40 years of work he did for Alcoholics Anonymous.

Survivors: Wife, Colleen Bailey of Irving; son, Billy Jack Bailey of Glen Rose; daughter, Melinda Kay Bailey of Irving; daughter and son-in law, Mary Lynn and Harvey Alsup of North Richland Hills; three grandchildren, Matthew Alsup, Krystle Alsup and Rebecca Alsup, all of North Richland Hills; brother, Miledge Bailey of Navarro Mills; and sisters, Pat Baker of Lufkin and Delma Powell of San Antonio.

Chism-Smith Funeral Home
Irving, (972) 259-7644

Deen Berry
FOREST HILL-- Deen Berry, 38, a computer mangager for Ameristar Insurance, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Charismatic Episcopal Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: Holy Trinity Charismatic Episcopal Church.

Deen Berry was born April 14, 1958, in Pekin, Ill.

Survivors: Wife, Inez Berry of Forest Hill; daughter, Patricia Marie Berry of Forest Hill; mother, Evelyn Hudson of Troy, Mo.; father, Harold Berry Sr. of Mississippi; brother, Jim Berry of St. Louis, Mo.; and grandmother, Marie Berry of Mountain Home, Ark.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Sallie E. Bourland
FORT WORTH -- Sallie E. Bourland, 78, a homemaker, died Thursday at a local nursing home.

Funeral: No service scheduled.

Sallie E. Bourland was born Feb. 4, 1918, in Granbury.

Survivors: Son, Robert Bourland.

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

Emma J. Britton
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Emma Jean Britton, 61, a retired funeral home detail clerk, died Friday in Bedford.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Emma Britton was born Jan. 16, 1935, in Roanoke.

She was a member of Birdville Baptist Church.

Survivors: Husband, Kenneth Britton of Shawnee, Okla.; daughter, Debra Lynne of Haltom City; mother, Gladys Steward of North Richland Hills; and brother, Donald Steward of Keller.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Martha L. Brown
COLLEYVILLE -- Martha L. Brown, 75, retired sales clerk for R.E. Cox Department Store, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: Noon to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home.

Martha Brown was born March 10, 1921, in Fort Worth.

She was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church. She worked in sales at R.E. Cox Department Store 25 years. After her retirement from Cox's, she was co-owner of Udderly Country in Colleyville for 15 years. She was a loving wife and mother for 55 years.

Survivors: Husband, Howard H. Brown of Collevyille; son, Tom Brown of Clear Lake; daughters, Judy Hangey of Justin, Kim Hamm of Colleyville; seven grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren.

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

Judy L. Carter
FORT WORTH -- Judy L. Carter, 44, died Dec. 6 at home.

Memorial service: Will be scheduled at a later date.

Ms. Carter was born Jan. 26, 1952, in Clarksdale, Miss.

Survivors: Son, Shon and Katrina Carter of Ben Wheeler; and parents, James and Hasel Clements of Abilene.

Hilliard Funeral Home
Van, (903) 963-8831

Ora Belle Cornelius
EULESS -- Ora Belle Cornelius, 87, a retired sales clerk with Cox's Department Store, died Sunday morning at a Euless nursing facility.

Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Monday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Ora Belle Cornelius was born Dec. 27, 1908, in Newark, Texas. She was a member of Holly Lake Church of Christ in Holly Lake, Texas. She was a former member of the Alta Mesa Church of Christ.

Family quote: "She was a very special grandmommy."

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Cornelius, in 1969.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Helen and Bill Murphy of Fort Worth and Maxine and Don Sears of Holly Lake; brother, Arvell Thornton of Fort Worth; sisters, Odie Mae Bolin of Euless and Bib Hanson of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and 10 great- grandchildren.

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

Mary G. Danford
FORT WORTH -- Mary George Danford, 82, a retired court clerk for Tarrant County, died Saturday at a nursing home in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home on North Sylvania. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials: Fort Worth Family Hospice, 4040 Fossil Creek Blvd., No. 204, Fort Worth 76137.

Mary George Danford was born Aug. 21, 1914, in Azle. She was a court clerk for Tarrant County for 15 years. She was a member of Riverside Evangelistic Temple.

Mary George Danford was preceded in death by her husband, Tom H. Danford, and a grandson, Tommy Robertson.

Survivors: Daughter, Mary Tom Robertson of Fort Worth; sister, Ferrell Millican of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Brenda Robertson of Fort Worth; daughter-in-law, Stacy Robertson of Fort Worth; and six great-grandchildren.

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

W. Paul Dixon
FORT WORTH-- W. Paul Dixon, 84, self-employed, died Wednesday in Fort Worth.

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

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Park Springs Bible Church Missions Commitee.

W. Paul Dixon was born May 23, 1912, in Paducah, Ky. Paul was a member of Park Springs Bible Church in Arlington. He owned Taylor & Glamourcraft Photographic studio and was the president and CEO of T & G Unlimited. He was a member of the Professional Photographers Association and was inducted into the Who's Who Federal Registry of Business Entrepreneurs. He was also a Shriner and a veteran of World War II.

Survivors: Son, Bill Dixon of Fort Worth; daughter, Pam Kinch of Bogata, Columbia; sister, Sadie Clowe of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Spencer Dixon, Paul Kinch and Debbie Kinch; and great- grandchild, William Spencer Dixon III.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Billy J. Harper
BEDFORD -- Billy Jack "BJ" Harper, 67, a retired program manager at Bell Helicopter, died Saturday at a Bedford hospital.

Memorial service: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight.

Billy Harper was born April 1, 1929, in Dallas, Texas. He retired from Bell Helicopter in 1993 after 30 years of service.

Memorials: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Goodfellows Fund, 400 W. 7th St., Fort Worth 76102 or to a charity of choice.

Survivors: Wife of 48 years, Shirley Harper; sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Linda Harper of Atlanta, Ga., and Doug and Jude Harper of Des Moines, Iowa; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Tom Oxford of Beaumont and Diana and Don Nolett of Arlington; mother, Kathryn McClintock of Mineral Wells; and grandchildren, Christina, Brett, Ryan, Kathryn and Jennifer.

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

Birdie J.S. Hodges
FORT WORTH -- Birdie Julia Smith Hodges, 83, a retired teacher at J.P. Elder and North Side High School, teaching chorus and orchestra died Saturday at a Dallas nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway Baptist Church. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum.

Officiants: Dr. Stephen Shoemaker and Rev. Gene Thompson.

Pallbearers: Mario Miranda, DDS, Bill McCormick, Paul G. Rydell, DDS, Thomas Jeness, James L. Fleming, and Gene James.

Memorials: The Organ Fund at Broadway Baptist Church, because of their shared benevolent interest in this instrument and all music.

Birdie Julie Smith Hodges was born April 9, 1913, in Marquez. She attended Mary Hardin Baylor University and graduated from North Texas University with a master's degree in public school music. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church and its Felicia Sunday school class, AAUW, Retired Teachers Associations, Woman's Club of Fort Worth, and The E. Clyde Whitloch Club.

She was the widow of Edward Harris Hodges Jr., DDS.

Survivors: Sisters-in-law, Pauline Hodges King of Fort Worth and Frances Hodges Wood of Dallas.

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

William E. Hudgins
CLIFTON -- William E. "Happy" Hudgins, 85, a retired farmer and rancher, died Saturday in Temple.

Funeral: No services are planned. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon today at Lawson Funeral Home.

William E. Hudgins was born July 18, 1911, in Hood County.

Lawson Funeral Home
Meridian, (817) 435-2792

Benjamin H. Hutchison
FORT WORTH -- Benjamin Holt Hutchison, 101, a retired electrical formeman for M-K-T Railroad, died Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Dr. Stephen Shoemaker and Rev. Gene Thompson, officiating.

Mr. Hutchison was born Aug. 26, 1895, in Bells, to Edward and Ella "Rawls" Hutchison.

He married Dora Dent on Sept. 20, 1921. She died Dec. 28, 1962. He was a former electrician for M-K-T "Katy" Railroad. He lived in Parsons, Kan., for 30 years and retired to Fort Worth in 1959.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Lewis, sisters, Rena Van Tuyl and Ruth Stewart and his wife, Dora Dent Hutchison.

Survivors: Son, Lawton Hutchison of Tuscola, Don Hutchison and his wife, Judy, of Stillwater, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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

Sandra Sue Ijams
HASLET -- Sandra Sue Ijams, 46, a telephone operator, died Friday in Dallas.

Graveside service: 3 p.m. today in Bluebonnet Hills. Visitation: Prior to service.

Sandra Sue Ijams was born Dec. 1, 1950, in Detroit, Mich. She worked with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operator.

Survivors: Husband, Jerald H. Ijams of Haslet; son, Jerald R. Ijams of Haslet; mother-in-law, Ruby Ijams of Roanoke; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Quanna and Richard Williams of Trophy Club; and niece, Tisha Williams of Trophy Club.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Claude C. McCutcheon
FORT WORTH -- Claude C. McCutcheon, 76, a retired career Air Force colonel, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Col. Claude C. McCutcheon Jr. was born Jan. 18, 1920, in Dallas. After graduating from North Dallas High School, he received a football scholarship to Baylor University. He enlisted in the 112th Cavalry Reserve in 1936 and when World War II began, he volunteered and was accepted as an aviation cadet in the Army Air Forces. He earned his pilot's wings in Victoria, where he was commissioned a second lieutenant. During the war, he was stationed at Brookley Field in Mobile, Ala., as chief pilot of flight test and also flew Bob Hope's USO show around the country. He met his wife of 51 years, Edith Virginia Adams, of Mobile, Ala., while stationed at Brookley Field.

After World War II, he joined Delta Air Lines and flew the Atlanta to Fort Worth route. He was recalled by the Air Force and flew C-54's carrying supplies during the Berlin Airlift after the Soviets blocked land routes. He flew over 100 missions and received the Air Medal. In 1949, he was sent to Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth as a member of the Strategic Air Command and was a B-36 aircraft commander. In 1952, he was transferred to Walker Air Force Base, N.M. In 1957, he became commander of the 19th Bomb Squadron, a B-47 squadron at March Air Force Base, Calif. He was promoted to colonel in 1959. He graduated from the Naval War College in Newport, R.I., and subsequently was sent ot the 7th Air Division Headquarters in High Wycombe, England. He later served with the Joint Chiefs of Staff at Fort Richie, Md. His last Air Force assignment was as base commander at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., where he retired in 1966 and later worked at General Dynamics during the F-111 program. He accumulated over 12,000 flying hours in the B-17, B-24, B-25, B-26, B-29, B-36, B-47, and B-52 as well as almost all other Air Force aircraft. He was very proud of his more than 2,500 hours as a B-36 pilot in which he and his crew won the bombing component of the Strategic Air Command bombing competition.

Col. McCutcheon served as a Red Cross volunteer for several years at the Carswell Air Force Base Hospital. He was a past president of the Kiwanis Club, a member of the Quiet Birdmen (QB's), Delta Airlines Golden Wings, past president of the North Dallas High School Alumni Association, 112th Calvalry Association and Fort Worth Coin Club.

Survivors: Wife of 51 years, Edy; son, Claude C. McCutcheon III (Sonny); sister, Annabelle McClendon of Dallas; granddaughter, Cammye Dawn Gray, RN, of Fort Worth; great-granddaughter, Melody Ann Gray; two nieces, Tana Brown and Sheryl McClendon of Dallas; grandniece, Suzanne Brown; grandnephew, Justin Brown; and his loyal dog, Prissy.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

Gary E. Miller
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Gary E. Miller, 45, a human resource worker, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Visitation only from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Santa Fe, Ind.

Memorials: The American Heart Association.

Gary E. Miller was born July 29, 1951, in Peru, Ind. He was a former employee of Burlington Northern Railroad. He was a 1969 graduate of Maconaquah High School in Peru, Ind. He attended Indiana University and TWC. He is preceded in death by his father, Dale Miller, and sister, Nancy Jo Miller.

Survivors: Son, C.J. Miller of Fort Worth; daughter, Michelle Miller of Indianapolis, Ind.; mother, Jean Fortin of Fort Worth; brother, Larry Miller of Peru, Ind.; sister, Carol Beard of Fort Worth; and fiance, Frankie M. Paukner of Fort Worth.

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

Rayburn L. Minatra
FORT WORTH -- Rayburn L. Minatra, 65, a retired office manager at Tarrant County Water Control, died Saturday at home.

Memorial service: 6 p.m. today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Minatra was born in Pulaski, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clay Minatra Sr., mother, Pearl McCraken, and a brother, Howard Eugene Minatra.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Karen Minatra of Fort Worth; brothers, Bennett Minatra, Clay Minatra Jr., Wendell Minatra, Wayne Minatra, all of Pulaski, and John Paul Minatra of Nashville, Tenn.; sisters, Hester Markum of Nashville and Martha D. Jones of Pulaski; and one grandchild, Suzanne Minatra of Fort Worth.

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

Howard W. Ottum
FORT WORTH -- Howard W. Ottum, 76, retired Air Force master sergeant, died Saturday at a Fort Worth nursing home.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Ottum was born Jan. 18, 1920, in Grand Forks, N.D.

He was a World War II veteran and served his country flying missions out of England during World War II. He and his family chose to settle in the Fort Worth area when he retired from the military in 1964. He then worked 20 years with the Department of Agriculture, retiring again in 1985. He was a member of the Second Church of Christ, Scientist, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Loving wife of 50 years, Maria Ottum of Fort Worth; and daughters, Rita Ottum of Angelton, Nora Davidoff and husband, Oded, of Aledo.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlenment Road, 336-0584

Jacob L. Packer
FORT WORTH -- Jacob Louis Packer, 80, retired, died Saturday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shannon Rose Funeral Chapel. Burial: 2 p.m. in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Denton.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Lung Society or to a charity of choice.

Jacob L. Packer was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Irvington, N.J. He was a veteran of World War II, having fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He attained the rank of major. After retiring form the service, he moved to Fort Worth, where he lived for 30 years. He worked as a tax preparer for H&R Block for 15 years.

Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Fern Packer of Fort Worth; daughter and son- in-law, Mari Lynn and Stephen R. Montalvo of Fort Worth; sister-in-law, Ruth Packer of Quarryville, Pa.; granddaughters, Marianne and Amy Montalvo of Fort Worth; and nieces, Maggie Noll of Wheaton, Ill., and Barbara Ottoson of Westfield, N.J.

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

Louis Palacios
FORT WORTH -- Louis Palacios, 29, a tile setter, died Saturday morning at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Pallbearers: John Flores, Robert Tobin, Ricky Robledo, Carlos Cruz, Martin Palacios Jr. and John Palacios.

Louis Palacios was born Aug. 11, 1967, in Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated from North Side High School in 1986.

Survivors: Daughters, Ashley Palacios, age 9, and Alexa Palacios, age 7, of Richardson; mother, Dolores Edmonson of Fort Worth; father, Martin Palacios of Fort Worth; brothers, Martin Palacios Jr. and John Palacios, both of Fort Worth, Richard Palacios of Saginaw and Marty Palacios of Artesia, N.M.; and sisters, Angelita Flores and Melissa Burdette, both of Fort Worth.

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

Mary G. Pool
HURST -- Mary Grace Pool, 76, a retired business manager, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home on North Sylvania. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: Scholarship Fund of Carter Riverside High School in Fort Worth.

Mary Grace Pool was born March 15, 1920, in Fort Worth. She was a lifetime Methodist; a charter member of Oakhurst United Methodist Church; a lifetime member of the Womens Society of Oakhurst United Methodist Church and a member of the Ladies Evening Guild of the church. She was a former church organist and piano teacher for 20 years. She organized the survivors group of Carter Riverside High School Exes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Pool, and a daughter, Melissa Pool.

Survivors: Two sons, Roger Pool and daughter-in-law, Darla, of Fort Worth, and Jay Pool and daughter-in-law, Tam, of Lexington, Ky.; daughter, Mary Dan Hayes and son-in-law, Richard, of Hurst; eight grandchildren, Meredith and Jennifer Hayes, Jeffrey, Christopher and Julie Pool, and Taylor, Ryan and Austin Pool; and one great-granddaughter, Hanna Hayes.

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

James W. Powolny
FORT WORTH -- James Wesley Powolny, 81, a retired master electrician, died Thursday at a local nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

James Wesley Powolny was born July 12, 1915, in Arlington. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Powolny.

Survivors: Daughters, Nancy Spears of Burleson and Kaye Powolny of Fort Worth; sister, Justina Mickauskas of San Diego, Calif.; granddaughter, Barbara Ford of Denton; and niece, Diane Beckmon.

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

Jim Price
BURLESON -- Jim Price, 69, a retired independent truck driver, died early Sunday morning at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dido Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon North Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Price was born April 12, 1927, in Dido.

He served in the Army during World War II. After his retirement from trucking, Mr. Price went to work with Southwest Electric in Burleson as a deliveryman. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Urialene Price, in January of this year.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in- law, Jimmy Carl Jr. and Rachelle Price of Burleson, Ricky and Donna Tucker of Lipan; sisters, Cleo Berryhill of Fort Worth, Thelma Bray of California, Marie Cunningham of Tomball; and five grandchildren.

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

Rosie L. Pruett
BOWIE -- Rosie Lee Pruett, 87, a homemaker, died Sunday in Bowie.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church in Bowie. Burial: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Crowley Cemetery in Crowley.

Mrs. Rosie Lee Pruett was born Nov. 2, 1909, in Loco, Okla.

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

Ada Emma Qualls
BURLESON-- Ada Emma Qualls, 85, a homemaker, died Sunday at a Burleson nursing center.

Funeral: Noon Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson. Burial: Pleasantview Cemetery, Hill County.

Ada Emma Qualls was born April 27, 1911, in Blum. She was a resident of Burleson for 18 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed sewing.

Survivors: Brother, I.B. Qualls of El Paso; sister, Vina Holland of Burleson; two nephews; and one niece.

Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson
Burleson, 295-5211

Velma B. Reed
GRAHAM -- Velma B. Reed, 83, a homemaker, died Sunday at a Graham hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Morrison Funeral Home in Graham. Burial: Woodson Cemetery in Woodson.

Velma Reed was born Nov. 26, 1913, in Barton Chapel.

Morrison Funeral Home
Graham, (817) 549-2121

John Q. Robinson Jr.
FORT WORTH -- John Quincy Robinson Jr., 67, a retired dining car waiter for Texas & Pacific Railroad and a machinist/oiler for Menasco Manufacturing Co., died Friday at a San Antonio hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Burial: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 9 tonight at Baker Funeral Home. Wake: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Robinson was born May 23, 1929, in Fort Worth, the son of the late John Q. Robinson Sr., and Obelia McBride Robinson. He attended public schools and was a graduate of I.M. Terrell High School.

John worked for Texas and Pacific Railroad 13 years, retiring as head dining car waiter. He later was employed as a machinist oiler for Menasco Manufacturing Co. for 30 years before retirement.

He united in marriage with Ida Lorraine Loving in 1949, and they remained a devoted couple until her death Nov. 11, 1983. Mr. Robinson was a longtime member of Allen Chapel AME Church; he was a loyal steward of the church, and held the post of treasurer of the church until his declining health prevented him doing so.

He lived with his son, Kenneth, in San Antonio the past two years.

Survivors: Sons, Kenneth Robinson of San antonio and Johnny Frank Robinson of Marshall; daughter, Rochelle M. Robinson of Marshall; sisters, Faye Smith of Fort Worth and G.A. Smith of Dallas; and many other family members and friends.

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

John M. Sartain
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- John M. Sartain, 72, a retirement representative for Bell Helicopter, died Saturday at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: Noon today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

John M. Sartain was born Oct. 2, 1924. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Eugene Sartain.

Survivors: Wife, LaTrice Sartain of North Richland Hills; sons, Donald Louis Sartain and Earnest Paul Sartain both of North Richland Hills; daughter, Sharian Marcel of Houma, La.; brothers, Lee Aston Sartain of Magnolia and Lewis Vestle Sartain of Graham; grandchildren, Michael Marcel Jr., John M. Marcel, Samuel J. Marcel, Patricia Shawn Jones, Donald L. Sartain Jr., Christopher J. Sartain, and Troy B. Sartain; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler Austin Marcel and Cody Jacob Marcel.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Margaret G. Stinson
FORT WORTH -- Margaret Grammer Stinson, 91, a retired medical secretary, died Friday in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 3 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow service in the parlor of the church.

Margaret Stinson was born Nov. 11, 1905, in Pittsburg, Texas. She was a graduate of Southern Methodist University, a member of Delta Delta Delta, and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. She was a church secretary and choir director at Saint Mark United Methodist Church. She was a schoolteacher in Clifton, and a medical secretary for Armstrong, Grammer and Grammer Clinic. Mrs. Stinson was an avid animal lover.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Allison A. Miller and Ronald C. "Super" Stinson.

Survivors: Nieces, Jennilou Grammer Baker and husband, Robert, of Victoria, Beverly Grammer Renger of Austin and Carolyn Linton of Fort Worth; nephews, John C. Grammer Jr., M.D., of Dallas, Robert B. Grammer and wife, Pam, of Granbury, and W.A. Grammer of Fort Worth; sisters-in-law, Sally Duncan Grammer and Mrs. J.H. Grammer, both of Fort Worth; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and stepson, Ronald C. Stinson Jr. and wife, Nancy, of Salona Beach, Calif., and their children and grandchildren.

Greenwood Funeral Home
3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

William A. Taylor
BEDFORD -- William A. Taylor, 82, a manufacturing engineer consultant, died Sunday at a Bedford hospital.

Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Burial: Grandview Cemetery in Hannibal, Mo.

William Taylor was born March 20, 1914, in Hannibal, Mo. He was a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, American Military Engineers, Canadian Council of Professional Certification, National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni and the National Rifle Association.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robert H. Taylor, and a brother, Richard H. Taylor.

Memorials: American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.

Survivors: Wife, Bonnie Taylor; daughters, Beverly Simpson and Charlotte Bladow; brother, Frank Taylor; sisters, Evelyn Roberts and Dorothy Lappin; nine grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

George E. Townsend
FORT WORTH -- George E. Townsend, 84, a retired civil engineer, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church. Burial: Committal service is private. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Shannon TCU Funeral Chapel.

Officiant: The Rev. Irvin Gagnon.

Memorials: Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church, 3550 Southwest Loop 820, Fort Worth 76133; or to a charity of choice.

George E. Townsend passed away at his home Dec. 13, 1996, after a brief illness. George was born July 21, 1912, in Buffalo, N.Y., and attended Syracuse University, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta and the track and field team. George excelled in the long jump and was invited by the United States Olympic Committee to compete in the olympic trials. George, a retired civil engineer, worked for various agencies of the federal government for more than 40 years, including the Tennessee Valley Authority, Corps of Engineers, and Federal Power Commission. He was an active member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, American Society of Civil Engineers, Elks and Optimists clubs. George loved life and will be dearly missed by many close friends and his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion B. Townsend, in 1991.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Ruth Townsend and Marshall Yost of Medford, N.J., and Barbara Townsend and Dr. Robert Schneider of Acton, Mass.; grandchildren and spouses, Bob Schneider of Acton, Mass., Laura and Joe Papandrea of Acton, Martin and Patricia Yost of Clear Lake, and Brian and Leigh Ann Yost of Arlington; and great-grandchildren, Tanya and Marcos Papandrea, Cody, Travis and Parker Yost.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

Bessie Tucker
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Bessie Tucker, 84, a homemaker, died Saturday in Arlington.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington Funeral Home. Entombment: Private in Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Bessie Tucker was born, Nov. 28, 1912, in China Springs. She was a resident of Arlington Villa Nursing Center.

Survivors: Stepson, Barney Tucker of Grand Prairie; daughters, Dee Burton of Grand Prairie and Shirley Allen of Winnsboro; brother, Billy Joe Brock of Houston; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home
1221 E. Division, 548-1791

Thomas M. Wagley
GRANBURY-- Thomas "Tom" Marion Wagley, 88, a retired real estate developer and builder, died Friday in Granbury.

Memorial service: Private family service at Old Rock Episcopal Church in Acton.

Memorials: The Optismist Club of Granbury, Box 473, Granbury, Texas 76048, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church or to a charity of choice.

Thomas M. Wagley was born Oct. 30, 1908, in Stamford. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pat, on Dec. 25, 1991.

Survivors: Son, Richard H. Wagley of Granbury; daughters, Pat McTrusty of Grapevine and Marion Hyatt of Anna; brother, Bill Wagley of Plano; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Patsy S. Waltrip
FORT WORTH -- Patsy Sue Waltrip, 64, a homemaker, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at University Christian Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

Patsy Waltrip was born Dec. 26, 1931, in Fort Worth.

She had been a member of University Christian Church since childhood. She was a member of Fort Worth Junior League and Chi Omega sorority. She attended Alice B. Carlson, McClean Junior High and Paschal High School. She graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in home economics.

Mrs. Waltrip was preceded in death by her parents, Geroge P. and Marge B. Hill.

Pallbearers: W.E. Smith Jr., Dr. Robert C. White, Travis Weems, Mike Sands, Lee Roy Kelly, M.D., and Carroll Davis. Honorary pallbearers: The "Sags" Tennis Group.

Survivors: Husband, Kenneth Waltrip of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Letty Waltrip of Fort Worth; daughter and son-in-law, Lindy and Jim Hanna of Bedford; mother-in-law, Lucile Waltrip of Fort Worth; sisters, Dorothy Jean Hill of Fort Worth, Shirley Hill of Austin; and grandchildren, Chris and Kelli Hanna and Blake and Will Waltrip.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

Charles F. Warner
FORT WORTH -- Charles Franklin "Frank" Warner, 81, a retired carpenter and cafe owner, died Saturday at a Keller nursing home.

Funeral: 12:30 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Memorials: Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Warner was born Jan. 10, 1915, in Coquille, Ore., and spent his early years in and around San Diego, Calif. He moved to Chino Valley, Ariz., in his middle teens, serving as a member of Company B, 158th Infantry, of the Arizona National Guard, stationed at Fort Tuthill, Ariz. In his late teen years, Mr. Warner moved to Electra, which was his home until 1940. While in Electra, he was employed as a furniture repairman by Ed Darter Furniture Co., and on June 20, 1936, he married Mildred Pauline Andrews. The family moved to Dallas in 1940 and lived there through 1951, when Mr. Warner was employed by Bruton and Brown Co. as a rebuilder of automotive parts. In January 1952, he moved his wife and four sons to Electra, where the family operated Frank's Cafe, and Mr. Warner also worked as a carpenter.

Mr. and Mrs. Warner lived in Prescott, Ariz., from 1965 until 1968. In late 1967 he suffered a stroke which necessitated moving back to the Riverside area of Fort Worth, where he lived until his death. He was a member of the Riverside Church of God. He also was a member of the Mason Electra Lodge No. 1067.

Survivors: His wife of 60 years, Mildred Pauline Warner of Fort Worth; sons and daughters-in-law, Arden and Pat Warner of Dallas, Curtis and Lelia Warner of Watauga, Richard and Cindy Warner of Amarillo and Don and Leslie Warner of Garland; brothers, Ed Warner of Hastings, Minn., and Dick Warner of San Antonio; sisters, Pearl Somers and May Alliangan, both of San Diego; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Nellie E. Weston
ARLINGTON -- Nellie Edna Weston, 65, a homemaker, died Thursday at a Mansfield hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blessing Funeral Home. Burial: Private.

Nellie Edna Weston was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Schoharie, N.Y.

Survivors: Son, Raymond Lloyd Weston of Arlington; daughters, Gail Jolly of Austin, Cheryl Reed of Mooringsport, La., and Vicki Schweinsberg of Arlington; father, Orrin Dewey Mann; brothers, Orrin Dewey Mann Jr. and Peter Giles Mann; 20 grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Michelle Glassel of Arlington; and sons-in-law, Keith Schweinsberg of Arlington and Lawrence Stanton of Austin.

Blessing Funeral Home
Mansfield, 473-1555

Thomas H. Winklejohn
FORT WORTH -- Thomas Henry Winklejohn, 88, a retired 29-year mechanical engineer with General Tire and Rubber Company, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Village Chapel. Burial: Falls Creek in Wabash, Ind. Vigil: 6:30 p.m. today at St. Francis Village Chapel.

Memorials: St. Francis Village.

Mr. Winkeljohn was born Sept. 8, 1908, in Anderson, Ind.

He was a charter member and life member of Knights of Columbus, Wabash, Ind. He was a former resident of Wabash, Ind., from 1940 to 1968 and Oklahoma City, Okla., 1968-1976.

He was preceded in death by Dorothy Winklejohn and Opal Winklejohn.

Survivors: Wife, Rose Vega Winklejohn of Fort Worth; children, Robert Winklejohn and his wife, Diane, of Fort Wayne, Ind., Sue Galbraith and her husband, James, of Mesa, Ariz., Linda Morris and her husband, Phillip, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

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