Henry Smith, at the age of 61, passed away unexpectedly at his home of natural causes Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
A memorial service was held Saturday, March 1 at White’s Azle Chapel.
Henry was born in Azle to the late Henry Thomas and Robbie Smith.
He was raised in Azle, went to Azle High School and had lots of friends in the area. He moved to Oklahoma in 2011, where, of course, he made more friends.… Read the rest
Jennifer Danette Sproles, 40, beloved daughter, sister and aunt, went to her heavenly home Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Memorial service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at White’s Azle Chapel.
Jennifer was born Nov. 19, 1973 in Denton to Lynnette and Benny Sproles. She was a 1992 graduate of Azle High School.
Survivors include; parents, Benny and Lynnette Sproles; sisters, Kimberly Fowler and her husband, Cortlan and Stacy Baker; brother, Clinton Sproles and wife, Amy; cherished by her nieces and nephews, Lauren and Cullin Fowler, Hannah Baker, Patrick, Emily Grace and Parker Sproles.… Read the rest
Corey Allan Berry, 43, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at his home.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Biggers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations be made to the V.A. Fischer House in Dallas, or the Relay for Life / American Cancer Society.… Read the rest
Christine Cheney Green, 59, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at home, surrounded by those who loved her. Memorial service at 1 p.m., Thursday at Walnut Creek Baptist Church.
Christine was born Nov. 25, 1954 to Milburn and Nell Brooks. She was a rock and a blessing to everyone she knew and touched many hearts.
She was preceded in death by her father.… Read the rest
Nancy Ruth Elliott, 72, of Magalia, California departed this world Feb. 21, 2014 at Paradise Hospice Center in Paradice, California. Mrs. Elliott, was born in Bristow, Oklahoma on March 1, 1941. She was the daughter of the late, Mr. and Mrs. Therbert Clinton Edwards.
She was preceded in death by husband, Loy Elliott; brother, Robert Edwards; daughter, Lillie Brake; grandson, William Langley; two great-grandsons, Austin Hall and H.B. Thomasson.… Read the rest
Emmitte Keys 64, retired welder died Tuesday Feb. 25 2014.
Celebration of life memorial will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 1- 5 p.m. at the family home. Burial private.
Emmitte was born July 4, 1949 to Glover and Jimmie Keys in Buffalo, Texas.
Proceeded in death by both parents and one brother, Jimmy Keys.
Survivors include; wife, Sonda; son, Leon Keys and wife Cindy; daughter, Ginger Marie De LaCruz; step-son, Tyler Ferguson; two brothers, Herburt Keys and Skeeter Keys; two sisters, Ginger Peruis and Roxie Graham; three grandchilderen, Kaleb Keys, Victoria and Abby De LaCruz and many more loving family members.… Read the rest
Lucille Kret, 95, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. The funeral was held at Mount Olivet Chapel with the interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to communitylinkmission.org.
Lucille was born Dec. 2, 1918, in Lingleville to Elmer Grissom and Etna Purvis-Grissom. She was a resident of Saginaw for 44 years before moving to Azle in 2008. Lucille married the late John P. Kret. For more than 50 years she was a master tailor and co-owner of Ned and Johnnie’s Cleaners and Tailors in Fort Worth.… Read the rest
Charles Cecil Vanderbilt, 93, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Thursday in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment at Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Cecil was born to John and Minnie Vanderbilt in Texarkana, Arkansas on Sept. 23, 1920 and was the last surviving member of his eight siblings. He was raised on a farm outside of Texarkana and attended Texarkana High School where he excelled in football as a running back.… Read the rest
Michelle Dawn Rankin, 40, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 24, at White’s Azle Funeral Home. Interment was at Ash Creek Cemetery.
Michelle was born May 7, 1973 in Milford, Delaware to Donald and Sally Rankin. She attended Azle High School and enjoyed being a CNA. Michelle had been the manager of several restaurants. She loved animals, especially her little Snuggle Bear and loved to be with people.… Read the rest
Jim Garrett Reese, 69, of Fort Worth passed away on his ranch in Milagro, New Mexico, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in Rogers Mortuary and Funeral Home in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Lifelong friend, Rev. Don McKee will officiate. Graveside service and burial will be in Buena Vista, New Mexico on the Reese Family Ranch. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.… Read the rest