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Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Walsh 1936 – 2016

September 21, 2016
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Walsh 1936 – 2016

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Walsh went to rest in the comfort of our Lord Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, after losing her battle with cancer.
The family welcomes friends and loved ones to join them in celebrating Betty’s life at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 800 High Crest Drive, Azle, 76020.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Hospice Foundation at the James L. West Center, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, Texas, 76102.
Betty was born Elizabeth Ann Oakes to parents Patrick “Paddy” Oakes and Ann Marie Oakes of Coatbridge, Scotland, on Oct.… Read the rest

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Doris Maurine Reynolds 1928 – 2016

September 21, 2016
Doris Maurine Reynolds 1928 – 2016

Doris Maurine Reynolds, 88, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
Graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Jaybird Cemetery under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Ste., 250, Dallas, 75244.
Maurine was born March 28, 1928 in Ackerly to William and Rebecca Williams. She attended Springtown High School where she was an avid volleyball player and graduated in 1936. After refusing a scholarship to Baylor University, she became a dedicated employee to the U.S. Government until she retired.
In her spare time, Maruine loved to play the piano and could always be found in the front row of the church choir.… Read the rest

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Lorene Pritchard 1922 – 2016

September 21, 2016
Lorene Pritchard 1922 – 2016

Lorene Pritchard, 94, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 in White’s Azle Chapel. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time in White’s Azle Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tarrant Area Food Bank, 2600 Cullen St., 76102.
Lorene was born July 23, 1922 in Grapevine, to Harry and Mae Velte. She worked at Montgomery Ward for over 25 years. She cherished her family and will be remembered as being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
Lorene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ardis Pritchard; sisters, Hazel Bowden and Jeannine Ward; and granddaughter, Andria Wilson.… Read the rest

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Vera Lou Evans 1930 – 2016

September 21, 2016
Vera Lou Evans 1930 – 2016

Vera Lou Evans, 86, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Friendship Cemetery.
Vera was born Jan. 7, 1930 in Fort Worth. She spent her earlier years in Fort Worth and then moved to Boyd where she graduated high school.
Vera married B.F. Hayes in 1948 and raised a family. She was a Christian woman and was raised in the Baptist church.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, B.F. Hayes; her second husband, Sid Evans; and son, James Hayes.
Survivors include son, Wayne Hayes and wife, Sharon; brother, Gene Autry and wife, Peggy; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.… Read the rest

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Mary Annette Massey 2016

September 14, 2016
Mary Annette Massey 2016

Mary Annette Massey, 5, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016.
Service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Azle Chapel.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 13 at White’s Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
A reception will follow at 5 p.m. at another location.
Mary was very much loved. She was always happy and made people smile no matter where she went. She’s also an organ donor so she will be helping out other children.
She leaves behind her mother Kayla Massey; big sister, Gloria Hooper-Massey; big brother, Nathan Massey; soulmate Damian Reyes; grandfather, Grady Ford; Godmother, Tonya Reyes-Dickerson; Godfather, Lonnie Dickerson; Godfather, Pablo Reyes, and many others.… Read the rest

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Michael William Barthel 1941 – 2016

September 14, 2016
Michael William Barthel 1941 – 2016

Michael William Barthel, 75, a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather went home to be with his Heavenly Father, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at home.
A memorial service is scheduled for this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Western Star Cowboy Church. Flowers will need to be delivered to the church on Saturday.
Michael was born, May 23, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Richard Charles and Juanita Piel Barthel. They both preceded him in death along with his son, Scott Barthel. He enjoyed riding his horse on trail rides and was retired from Crowley ISD where he was an HVAC Tech.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Karen; children, Chris Kuhn and husband, Paul, Jennifer Dumser and husband, David, Jennifer Desmond and husband, Kevin and Keith Green and wife, Tencha; sister, Carol DeNease; grandchildren, Caitlin, Samuel, Ethan, Amelia, Ryan, Tara and Christopher.… Read the rest

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Harold Edsel Traffanstedt 1943 – 2016

September 14, 2016
Harold Edsel Traffanstedt 1943 – 2016

Harold Edsel Traffanstedt went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren when he made his journey.
Funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Rendon Cemetery.
Harold was born Dec. 19, 1943, in Fort Worth to Anna and Horace Traffanstedt. He served his country as a U.S. Army sergeant and the National Guard for 17 years. He worked for Lewis Labels in Fort Worth for 21 years before retiring in 2011.
Harold was loved and looked up to by many and touched so many lives.… Read the rest

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Marsha Miller 2016

September 14, 2016
Marsha Miller 2016

Marsha Miller, 65, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 in Ft. Worth.
A graveside service was held Monday at Springtown Cemetery.
Marsha owned and operated her own beauty shop for over 40 years. She loved her family, saw the good in everyone, and was an amazing cook. She was a fashionable lady that loved her jewelry and was quick to correct anyone with improper behavior or language.
Survivors include her husband, Charles; son, Wade Miller and wife, Kay; sister, Mary Jo Gibson and husband, Bud; grandsons, Austin Miller and wife, Tiffany, Ryan Miller, and David Arenas; great-grandson, Kash Arenas.

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September 14, 2016 EditionRead the rest

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Edward Oliver Dozier 1931 – 2016

September 14, 2016
Edward Oliver Dozier 1931 – 2016

Edward Oliver Dozier, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Edward was buried at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park on Monday immediately after his funeral service.
Edward was born in 1931 to Freda and Rennon Oliver Dozier in Norfolk, Virginia. He was one of 5 children.
Eddie proudly served as a Marine during the Korean War. He was loved and will be missed.
Survivors include his wife Alyce Dozier; children, Ralph and Roy Dozier, and Marie O’zee; siblings, Diane Clark, Marie Ward, and Gene Dozier. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, several great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.… Read the rest

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Rodney “Rod” Roderick 1945 – 2016

September 14, 2016
Rodney “Rod” Roderick 1945 – 2016

Rodney “Rod” Roderick, 71, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 with his loving family by his side.
Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Chapel.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Rod was born in San Angelo to Eugene and Dorothy Manning Roderick July 15, 1945.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Don Roderick.
Survivors include wife of 28 years, Johnnie Roderick; sons, Rodney Roderick II and wife, Nancy, Brian Roderick and wife Candice, Timothy Roderick; brother, Larry Roderick; sister, Dorothy Strickland; grandchildren, Farrahmacie, Brooke, Baylee, Meagan, Victoria and Waverly.… Read the rest

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