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Published Nov. 25, 1996

Maxine C. Bodiford
EULESS -- Maxine Chance Bodiford, 79, a beautician, died Thursday in Euless.

Memorial service: Noon today at Laurel Land Funeral Home, Fort Worth.

Maxine Bodiford was born March 1, 1917, in Dublin, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Bodiford, and by her daughter, Sherry Bodiford.

Survivors: Daughter, Claudia Bodiford Weaver of Hurst; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Agnes G. Bradford
RICHLAND HILLS -- Agnes G. Bradford, 84, a homemaker, died Friday at a North Richland Hills hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Agnes G. Bradford was born Aug. 30, 1912, in Waxahachie. She was a member of Texas A&M Mother's Club and Richland Hills Baptist Church.

Ms. Bradford was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Hayden Bradford, in October 1995.

Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Bart and Nancy Bradford of Fort Worth; brother, Travis Smith of Itasca; sisters, Vida Stroud of Maypearl and Ruby Webb of Dallas; granddaughter, Vincent Bradford of Austin; and grandson, Kyle Bradford of Fort Worth.

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

Eldredge Brazell
FORT WORTH -- Eldredge Brazell, 82, a welding fabrication tool maker, died Saturday at his daughter's home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. tooday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Brazell was born Feb. 25, 1914, in Paris, Texas.

He served in the Marines during World War II and worked as a welding fabrication tool maker for Fort Worth Pipe and Supply for 15 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cummia M. Brazell in June 1987.

Survivors: Sons, Gene Brazell of Haltom City, Phil Brazell of North Richland Hills; daughters, Margaret Robinson of Haltom City, Joye Brazell of Fort Worth; sister, Irma Lee Conway of Haltom City; 11 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

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

Marland B. Bridge
WEATHERFORD -- Marland Bennie Bridge, 90, a retired aircraft mechanic for General Dynamics, died Sunday at a nursing center.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home Chapel, 130 Houston, Weatherford. Burial: Memory Garden of the Valley, Weatherford. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Bridge was born June 3, 1906, in Indian Territory, Okla. On Sept. 29, 1926, Mr. Bridge married Etta Robinson. They lived in California seven years. In 1943, they moved to Weatherford. After 28 years he retired from General Dynamics. Then, he produced and raised broiler and pullet chickens. He had been a member of First Baptist Church since 1944.

Survivors: Wife, Etta Bridge of Weatherford; son and daughter-in-law, Bennie and Nancy Bridge of Grandview; daughter and son-in-law, Norma and Quince Fulton of Fort Worth; three grandchildren, Jeanie Kolb of Moscow, Russia, Becky Farrell of Longview, and David Bridge of Grandview; and four great-grandchildren.

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

William R. Bridgeman
FORT WORTH-- William Richard Bridgeman, 48, a worker in the aircraft industry, died Friday in Bedford.

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

William Richard Bridgeman was born March 24, 1948 in Lubbock, Texas.

Survivors: Wife, Tansey Bridgeman of Fort Worth; son, Eric Bridgeman of Fort Worth; daughter, Dana Bridgeman of Fort Worth; father, Mack Bridgeman of San Antonio; sister, Jackie Clements of Hurst.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Onie Ruth Callaway
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-- Onie Ruth Callaway, 86, a homemaker, died Friday at her residence in North Richland Hills.

Funeral: 11 a.m. today at Riverside Baptist Church. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Onie Ruth Callaway was born March 29, 1910, in Morgan Mill.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed. Survivors: Daughters and sons-in- law, Lottie Marie and Jimmy Bannister of Haltom City; Edna and James Stevens of Hurst, Louise and Richard Trimble of Lake Worth; sisters, Lottie Mae Wilkinson of Fort Worth and Mamie Shelton of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

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

Charles E. Carter
BURLESON -- Charles Edward Carter, 67, a retired drilling consultant for an oil field company, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cana Baptist Church in Burleson. Burial: Tye Cemetery in Burleson. Visitation: Today and Tuesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home in Crowley.

Mr. Carter was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Eastland.

Survivors: Wife, Nancy Carter of Burleson; sons, Charles Stephen Carter of Kassilof, Alaska, and Larry Edward Carter of Lovington, N.M.; daughters, Betty Carol Bunce of Yigo, Guam, and Katherine Ann Walker of South Dakota; sister, Jet Barnes of Thornton, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Baumgardner Funeral Home
Crowley, 297-1116

Jack Dancer
BENBROOK -- Jack Vernon Dancer, 66, a retired life insurance counselor, died Friday at home.

Funeral:No services are scheduled.

Memorials: Ridglea United Methodist Church, The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association

Jack Dancer was a native Texan and a 40 year verteran of the life insurance business. He was a chartered Life Underwriter and Counselor. He willed his body to the University of North Texas Health Science Center. An avid golfer and friend to all, he will be truly missed by many.

Survivors: Wife, Patricia Tinney Dancer; son John K. Dancer and his wife, Robin Dancer; daughters, Deidra McMann and husband, Gregory McMann, and Dusti Dancer; brother, Jerry Dancer; sister, Peggy Tyler; grandchildren, Nathan Dancer, Chad McMann, Megan McMann, Kelsie Dancer and Madison Dancer; and many other family members and friends.

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

Patricia Maupin Dorough
RUNAWAY BAY-- Patricia Maupin Dorough, 80, a homemaker, died Friday at home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawkins Funeral Home. Burial: East Bridgeport Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Patricia Maupin Dorough was born April 12, 1916, in Dallas, Texas. She was a memaber of the Runaway Bay Community Church and was an associate member of the Runaway Bay Country Club.

Survivors: Son, Thomas Edward Dorough and his wife, Jean, of Dallas; brother, Harold Maupin of Florida; sister, Jane Elms of Dallas; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.

Hawkins Funeral Home
Bridgeport, (817) 683-2211

Thomas H. Foster
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-- Thomas H. Foster, 75, a retired helicopter machinist, died Saturday at a Bedford Hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Northside Church of the Nazarene. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday at Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Ind. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Mount Olivet Funeral Home.

Thomas H. Foster was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Switzerland County, Ind. He served in the Navy during World War II. He also worked for Bell Helicopter as a machinist and retired in 1987. He was a member of the Northside Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors: Wife, Maude Foster of North Richland Hills; sons, Donald Foster of Bryan and Thomas Foster of Lawrence Kan.; step-sons, Richard Gatewood of Fort Worth and David Gatewood of Greenville; daughter, Dianne Book of Fort Worth; step-daughters, Janet Saltsgiver of Fort Worth, Dorothy Lewis of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Pam Conley of Hurst; brothers, John Foster and George Foster, both of Florida, and Archie Foster of Mich.; sisters, Rose May of Ind. and Retta Patterson of Fla.; eight grandchildren; 12 step- grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; five step-great- grandchildren.

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

Tony H. Guerra
FORT WORTH-- Tony H. Guerra, 45, a foreman, died Thursday in Fort Worth.

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

Tony H. Guerra was born March 23, 1951, in Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by his beloved nephew, Thomas L. Guerra.

Survivors: Wife, Cecilia Guerra of Houston; sons, Elbert Anthony Guerra of Fort Worth and Eric Guerra of Houston; daughters, Annette Guerra Cuevas of Arlington and Andrea Guerra of Fort Worth; parents, Tom and Ruth Guerra of Fort Worth; brother, Tommy Guerra of Fort Worth; sisters, Virginia Guerra of Fort Worth, Maryanne Mestas of N.C.; grandmother, Mariana Guerra of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Storm David Guerra and Alexa Elise Guerra, both of Fort Worth, Alicia Cuevas of Arlington and Alex Cuevas of Arlington.

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

Sylvester Halford
WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- Sylvester Halford, 91, a retired farmer, died Friday in Westminster, Colo.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Burgess- Fry-Owens-Brumley Funeral Home in Bowie. Burial: Bellevue Cemetery, Bellevue. Visitation: 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sylvester Halford was born March 31, 1905, in Mexia, Texas.

Bowie, (817) 872-1144

Bill Hooks
STEPHENVILLE -- Bill Hooks, 39, died Saturday at an Erath County hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Stephenville Family Church. Burial: Oakdale Cemetery.

Bill Hooks was born Aug. 26, 1957, in Erath County. He was a member of Stephenville Family Church.

Survivors: Son, Curry Jay Hooks of Stephenville; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Hooks of Stephenville; brothers, Johnny Hooks of Fort Worth and Steven Hooks and David Hooks, both of Stephenville; sisters, Debria Dameron of Stephenville, Barbara LeJuene of Kingsland and Judy Ford of Stephenville; and step- grandmother, Jewel Hooks of Stephenville.

Lacy Funeral Home
Stephenville, (817) 968-2102

Mary A. Jackson
BIG FLAT, Ark. -- Mary A. Jackson, 91, a retired licensed vocational nurse at St. Joseph Hospital for 20 years, died Thursday at a nursing home.

Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mary A. Jackson was born Aug. 18, 1905, in Hill County, and lived in Fort Worth until December 1995. She was a longtime member of Gospel Temple Assembly of God.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Earnest and Donnie.

Survivors: Daughter, Marion McKelroy of Big Flat; brother, Reynold McMullin of Fort Worth; sister, Grace Rasco of Fort Worth; one grandson, Greg McKelroy of Arlington; one granddaughter, Judy Small of Hurst; and three great- grandchildren.

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

Mable E. Lancaster
BEDFORD -- Mable Esther Lancaster, 86, a registered nurse, died Saturday in Keller.

Funeral: Private family service at a later date.

Mable Esther Lancaster was born Nov. 4, 1910, in Ganby, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Lancaster, in 1989.

Survivors: Son, David Lancaster of Bedford; sisters, Betty Allen of Neosho, Mo., and Jane Benton of Hartsville, Mo.; three grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

Guardian Cremation Society
5704 James Ave., 293-8477

Kenneth L. Lavoie
FORT WORTH -- Kenneth Leo Lavoie, 60, owner of a landscaping nursery, died Sunday at a local hospital.

Funeral: Private family services will be held at a later date.

Kenneth Lavoie was born Feb. 5, 1936, in Salem, Mass.

Survivors: Wife, Shirley Lavoie of Fort Worth; sons, Mark Lavoie of Philadelphia, Pa., Matthew Lavoie of Boise, Iowa, and Jon Lavoie of Benbrook; daughters, Deirdre Neves and Kimberly Lavoie, both of Magnolia, Mass.; and nine grandchildren.

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

John H. Maddux
FORT WORTH -- John Howard Maddux Jr., 30, a customer service representative for Atco Rubber Products, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 3 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Thompson's Harveson & Cole.

Officiants: Dr. William Longsworth and Deacon Joe Milligan.

Pallbearers: Raymond Kelly, Jay Maddux, Tommy McDaniel, Ken McKenzie, Mac McLain, Jim Roach, Greg Swope, and Joe Wynn.

Memorials: A charity of choice.

Mr. Maddux was born May 23, 1966, in Fort Worth. He was a graduate of All Saints Parish Day School, Arlington Heights High School and Texas Wesleyan University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in business in December 1995. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and Phi Beta Lambda, a business fraternity at TWU.

Survivors: Son, Matthew Scott Langford of Brownsboro; father, John Howard Maddux Sr. and his wife, Linda of Fort Worth; mother, Nancy Hart Faul and her husband, Noel of Fort Worth; sisters, Lisa Maddux Powell and her husband, Terry of Cleburne, and Markie Maddux Cooke and her husband, Chris of Fort Worth; nephew, John Tanner Powell; niece, Shelby Powell; maternal grandmother, Gertrude Fletcher; stepbrothers and sisters, Kelly and Joe Wynn of North Richland Hills, Liz and Bill Schubert, Patricia and Gary Glass, and David Faul, all of Burleson, and Michael and Cindy Faul of Houston.

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

Katherine J. McCauley
HURST-- Katherine Joan McCauley, 64, a retired Soutwestern Bell accounting clerk, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral:2 p.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, The Hospice Foundation, 2501 Parkview Dr. Suite 600, Fort Worth, Texas 76102; or the American Cancer Society, 2301 West Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107..

Katherine Joan McCauley was born Dec. 21, 1931, in Tolar, Texas. She was member of the Ashcreek Baptist Church in Azle. She served as vice president of Communications Workers of America Local 6201.

Survivors: Daughters, Sheryl Harkins of Hurst, Trina Mason of Euless and Lisa Parker of Bedford; mother, Leona Brown of Fort Worth; brother, Kenneth Brown of Azle, sisters, Jane Owen and Maggie Kramer, both of Burleson; and six grandchildren.

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

Tennie M. Morgan
LEWISVILLE -- Tennie Marie Morgan, 73, a retired operator supervisor, died Friday at a Denton hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Chapel of the Chimes at Laurel Land Memorial Park. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Tennie Morgan was born April 16, 1923, in Paducah.

She was a resident of Lewisville for three years. She was formerly of Fort Worth. She was a Baptist. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles. She was with Southwestern Bell for over 37 years.

Survivors: Daughter, Mary Hennech of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Veto Miller; sister, Wilda Hardin of Lubbock; three grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.

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

William L. Mowrey
FORT WORTH -- William Lott Mowrey, 82, a retired gunsmith, died Friday at an Azle hospital.

Memorial service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Mowrey was born Sept. 1, 1914, in Sharon, Pa., and lived in Wichita Falls more than 30 years. He had lived in this area approximately four months. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Red River Renegades, a muzzle loading rifle club. He was a longtime member of University United Methodist Church in Wichita Falls.

Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Mildred Mitchell Mowrey of Fort Worth; son, Rev. C.W. Goforth of Clearwater, Fla.; daughter, Mrs. Christine La Mothe of Fort Worth; brother, Mr. Stanley L. Mowrey of Wichita Falls; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Biggers Funeral Home
7139 Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341

Thomas Nash
HURST -- Thomas "Elbert" Nash, 73, who retired from Koetter Fire Protection Service after 20 years, died Saturday at home.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Trail Church of Christ in Hurst. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home.

Thomas Elbert Nash Jr. was born Nov. 20, 1923, in McKinney.

Thomas Elbert Jr., grandson of the late T.L. Nash of Frisco, on November 23 at the age of 73, entered into a peaceful and welcomed rest.

Tom was the cornerstone of his family. He painted all lives he touched with a sweet, unselfish love. His love for his family and kindness to strangers will always be remembered.

He attended Texas A&M University and was an active participant for many years in the Texas A&M Fire School.

He was a member of Brown Trail Church of Christ.

Survivors: Wife, Sterline Crowder Nash of Hurst; son, James Elbert Nash of Point; daughters, Charlotte Pollock of Fort Worth and Sharon Finn of Euless; sister, Ethel Patrick of Lewisville; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Russie Paget
FORT WORTH -- Russie Paget, 97, a retired teacher and dietitian, died Sunday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: Pending in Anderson, S.C. Burial: Anderson, S.C.

Russie Paget was born March 21, 1899, in Anderson, S.C.

Survivors: Sons, James M. Paget of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Frank M. Paget and his wife, Jenny, of Fort Worth; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

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

Albert J. Paire
RICHLAND HILLS -- Albert James Paire, 80, a retired tool planner, died Sunday at a North Richland Hills Care Center.

Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Richland Hills Baptist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 2 p.m. to 8:30 tonight at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst.

Mr. Paire was born Jan. 28, 1916, in Fort Worth. and was a lifelong resident. He retired after 40 years of service as a tool planner for General Dynamics. He was a 37-year member of Richland Hills Baptist Church.

He was a beloved husband, father, and papa.

Survivors: Wife, Inez Paire of Richland Hills; sons, Albert J. and wife, Judy Paire Jr. of Phoenix, and Richard W. and wife, Vicki Paire of Lufkin; daughter, Lynne and husband, Kenneth Forehand of Hurst; grandsons, Brad Forehand of Hurst; granddaughters, Shreda Paire of Houston and Laurie Seekins of Arlington; and great-grandsons, Merrick and Mason Seekins of Arlington.

Lucas Funeral Home
Hurst, 284-7271

R.C. Pettigrew
SPRINGTOWN-- R.C. Pettigrew, 74, a retired assembler, died Saturday at home.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today at Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at White's Funeral Home. Memorials: Hospice.

R.C. Pettigrew was born June 19, 1922, in Velara. R.C. Pettigrew passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. In 1977, he retired from General Motors Corporations as an automotive assembler. He served in the Army for six months in 1944 with an honorable discharge for medical reasons.

Survivors Sons, Richard and his wife, Karen Pettigrew, of Springtown, and Ronnie and his wife, Bonnie Pettigrew, of Kosse; sisters, Betty Jo Matzinger of Azle, Leta Mae Simms of Kingman, Ariz., Dorothy Sullivan of Boonesville; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

White's Funeral Home
Azle, 444-3211

Jacob Lee Phillips
LAKE WORTH-- Jacob Lee Phillips, a newborn, died Thursday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. today at Laurel Land Memorial Park.

Jacob Lee Phillips was born Nov. 20, 1996, in Fort Worth.

Survivors: Parents, Brad Lee and Theresa Lee Phillips of Lake Worth; brother, Alexander Phillips of Lake Worth; grandparents, Robert and Jane Phillips Sr. of Fort Worth, Mike Chambers and Michael Gledhill, both of Galion, Ohio.

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

Pauline Quanz
HURST-- Pauline Quanz, 89, a homemaker, died Sunday at a nursing home.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Smithfield Cemetery at North Richland Hills.

Pauline Quanz was born June 26, 1907 in Lincolnville, Kan. She spent most of her life as a resident of Watongna, Okla., before moving to the Hurst area six years ago. She was married to Wesley Quanz, who preceded her in death. A faithful Christian and Sunday school teacher, Pauline was a member of the Shady Oaks Baptist Church. Pauline was a wonderful mother, having been described as the mother of all mothers by her son.

Survivors: Son, Gail Quanz of North Richland Hills; daughter, Jean Clark of Oklahoma City, Okla.; brother, George Pospisil of El Reno, Okla., and Alvin Pospisil of Norman, Okla.; sister, Albina Biggs of Norman, Okla.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-granchildren.

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

Thomas C. Rogers
BURLESON-- Thomas C. Rogers, 76, a retired flight crew instructor, died Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Burleson Baptist Temple.

Memorials: The American Heart Association, and the American Cancer Association.

Thomas C. Rogers was born on Aug. 16, 1920 in Beaver, W. Va. He was a resident of Burleson five years, fomerly of Fort Worth. He spent 16 years in the Marine Corps. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Survivors: Wife, Bette L. Rogers of Burleson; sons, Gary L. Rogers of Seagoville, and Jeffrey E. Rogers of Burleson; daughter, Deborah Arnold of Cleburne; brother, Virgil L. Rogers Jr. of Roanoke, Va.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

David Salzman
WHITE SETTLEMENT -- David Salzman, 76, a retired food administrator for the Federal Corrections Institute, died Saturday at a White Settlement nursing facility.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shannon TCU Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Salzman was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Montreal, Canada. He entered the Army in 1939, and served during World War II. He retired from the military in 1965 as a staff sergeant. Following retirement, Mr. Salzman went to work with the Federal Corrections Institute in Long Island, N.Y., as an assistant food administrator. In 1973, Mr. Salzman transferred to the Federal Corrections Institute in Fort Worth, and remained the Chief Food Administrator there until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Disabled American Veterans.

Survivors: Wife of 50 years, Blossom Salzman of White Settlement; two daughters and son-in-law, Meryl and Russell Woodman of White Settlement and Robyn Henrich of Fort Worth; brother, Sam Salzman of New York City; sisters, Hilda Bendette of Boca Raton, Fla., and Cecilia Kaplan of Baltimore, Md.; and two grandchildren, David Moreland of White Settlement and Carrie Moreland of Fort Worth.

Shannon-TCU Funeral Chapel
3015 Merida, 926-3314

William R. Smith Jr.
ALVARADO -- William R. "Bobby" Smith Jr., 84, a retired master mechanic, died Saturday at an Alvarado nursing home.

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

William R. Smith Jr. was born Nov. 27, 1911, in Fort Worth. He was co-owner of Smith and Sons Garage for 45 years. He was preceded in death by his son, James H. Smith, and daughter, Violet Holsey.

Survivors: Wife, Violet Smith of Alvarado; sons, Robert Smith of Johnson County and John Smith of Dallas; brothers, Thomas C. Smith of Forest Hill; sister, Mary Lee Rickard of Haltom City; five grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

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

James D. Stapleton
EULESS-- James Dale "Jim" Stapleton, 47, a test lab mechanic, died Saturday in a Bedford hospital

Funeral: Noon Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Haltom City. Burial: Truce Cemetery in Jacksboro.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Haltom City.

James Stapleton was born in Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by granddaughter, Lindsay Schooling in 1992.

Survivors: Wife, Linda Stapleton of Euless; son, James, and his wife, Darla Stapleton of Euless; daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and David Barnard of Euless and Kathy and Herchell Schooling of Fort Worth; parents, James and Faye Stapleton, both of Fort Worth; brother, Whayne Stapleton of Little Rock, Ark.; and five grandchildren.

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

Rosie M. Stowe
GRAPEVINE -- Rosie Myrtle Stowe, 97, a retired lunchroom cook for Grapevine School, died Saturday at a Grapevine nursing home.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grapevine Church of Christ. Burial: Grapevine Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at Lucas Funeral Home in Grapevine.

Rosie Myrtle Stowe was born Nov. 8, 1899, in Colleyville. She was a member of Grapevine Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry L. Stowe, on July 7, 1958, and son, Clifford Stowe, on Nov. 2, 1988.

Survivors: Daughter, Ola Mae Hodges and husband, Bob, of Grapevine; daughter-in-law, Jane Stowe; four grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.

Lucas Funeral Home
Grapevine, 488-7566

Tommy Teehee
ARLINGTON-- Tommy "Tweeter" Teehee, 39, a construction worker, was found dead Friday in Fort Worth.

Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Tommy Teehee was born Oct. 20, 1957, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He graduated from Richland High School in 1974.

Survivors: Ex-wife, Angela Marie Teehee; son, Allen Teehee; daughter, Toria Marie Teehee; mother, Cleta Teehee; father, Leroy E. Teehee; brothers, Stephen Teehee and Travis Teehee; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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

Anthony A. Totah
FORT WORTH -- Anthony Aneese Totah, 66, an aerospace engineer, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum. Rosary: 7 tonight at the church.

Pallbearers: Jim Baush, Stacy Chandler, Don Goodwin, Ab Greig, Fernando Meza and Paul Riordan.

Honorary pallbearers: Jesse George, Albert Totah, George Totah and Robert Totah.

Memorials: The Leukemia Society of America or charity of choice.

Anthony Totah was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Rochester, N.Y. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Palestine High School and the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He later earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University and did post-graduate work at Texas Christian University.

He worked at General Dynamics for nearly 40 years on a variety of projects in both technical and managerial capacities. He was involved on such diverse projects as the B-36, B-58, F-111, F-16, F-22 and National Aerospace Plane. He was a senior design engineer for the B- 36, B-58 and F-111 aircrafts. He worked as a thermal engineer on the Atlasentaur rocket. He was a senior project Aerothermodynamics Engineer on such advanced aircrafts as the B-1, F-X, F-111 and F-16. He later became a senior software engineer, leading development projects for simulator and test software for the F-16. Toward the end of his professional career, he joined McDonnell- Douglas in Houston and worked as a thermal control engineer on the NASA Space Station.

He was a member of the Ridglea Toastmasters Club, the General Dynamics Management Association and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. He was active in Boy Scouts and Fort Worth youth soccer. The family wishes to express their appreciation and thanks to the many doctors, nurses and hospital staff that supported him during his illness.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Totah, in November 1980, and by his son, Edward Totah, in May 1975.

Survivors: Wife, Martha Lou Totah of Fort Worth; son and daughter-in-law, Jacob and Alice Totah of Dallas; sons, Tony Totah Jr. of Wildwood, N.J., and Ronald Totah of Fort Worth; mother, Effie Totah of Milpitas, Calif.; brother, Nabe Totah of Milpitas, Calif.; sister and brother-in-law, Agnes and Jesse George of Palestine; and a very large extended family of many cousins, nieces and nephews.

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

Donald G. Watson
WEATHERFORD -- Donald Glen Watson, 32, owner of a lawn mowing service, died Friday at a Dallas hospital.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church.

Mr. Watson was born Jan. 7, 1964, in Tarrant County.

Survivors: Parents, H.M. (Sonny) and Johnetta Watson of Weatherford; sisters, LaDonna Tidwell of Azle and Dorinda Lowe of Weatherford; grandparents, Chester "Mutt" and Edith Young of Weatherford; and four nieces; and one great-niece.

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

Rena West
FORT WORTH -- Rena West, 65, a retired real estate broker, died Sunday at a Fort Worth hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial: Resthaven Memorial Park in Belton.

Rena West was born Jan. 24, 1931, in Belton. She was active in the Fort Worth Board of Realtors and was a member of Stadium Drive Baptist Church. She was a resident of Fort Worth 40 years. She retired in 1981.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Emmit West and John West, and by two sisters, Edith Dennis and Ella Andrews.

Survivors: Sisters, Artie Mae Fincher of Water Valley and Carole Eastham of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews.

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

Sadie H. Winston
FORT WORTH -- Sadie H. Winston, 87, a homemaker, died Saturday at a retirement center.

Graveside service: Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville, Tenn. Will be conducted by Woodlawn Funeral Home in Nashville.

Sadie H. Winston was born April 18, 1909, in Nashville. She was one of 11 children. She was preceded in death by her former husbands, James C. Winston, Dan Hyde and Dayton Cholson.

Survivors: Two daughters and sons- in-law, Jean W. Goff and Forrest A. Goff of San Rafael, Calif. and Diane W. Porterfield and Glenn P. Porterfield of Euless; grandchildren, Stephen W. Goff of North Carolina, Gregory S. Carson of Rincon, Puerto Rico, Bryan H. Carson of San Diego, Calif.; five great- grandchildren; brothers and sisters in Christ from Lakewood Village Church of Christ; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Garland E. Young
FORT WORTH -- Garland E. Young, 68, a retired structural engineer, died Saturday at an Arlington hospital.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ryanwood Baptist Church, 1401 Meadowlane Terrace, Fort Worth. Family visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel, 7301 E. Lancaster.

Officiant: The Rev. Park Robertson.

Mr. Young was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Dallas, the son of the late Garland Darrell and Alta Donna Renfro Young. He married Johnnie F. Havens, June 2, 1951, in Dallas. He retired after 42 years of service with the Corps of Engineers. Mr. Young was a member of Oak Cliff Masonic Lodge, Moslah Shriners, Texas Society Professional Engineers, Lifetime member of Roadrunners Square Dance Club, and Ryanwood Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by parents; sister, Bonnie Hart; and a daughter, Karran Elaine Young in 1957.

Survivors: Wife, Johnnie Young of Fort Worth; daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Dave Alexander of Longview and Beverly and Michael Beck of Colleyville; brother, Bill Young of Dallas; sister, Ouida Starkey of Arlington; three grandsons; one granddaughter; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Cantrell Funeral Home
Frisco 75034 (972)335-2444

Jack H. Young
SAGINAW -- Jack H. Young, 84, a retired correctional officer for the Justice Department, died Saturday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Chapel. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Mr. Young was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Coalinga, Calif.

Survivors: Four sons, Mark Young and Jack Young, both of Saginaw, George Young of Fort Worth and Quintin Young of Germany; and one grandchild.

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

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