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Linda Dodson 1949 – 2014

July 23, 2014
Linda Dodson 1949 – 2014

Linda Dodson passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 in Weatherford.
A memorial service will be Saturday July 26, 2014 at Crossroads Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Born Linda Susan Walker, Nov. 27, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to Clyde D. and Dolores Walker; Linda was one of four children. Linda was a creative person, she loved crafts and bingo. Woodworking was a passion; she really enjoyed wood carving. Linda was a motorcycle enthusiast.… Read the rest

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Claud Lee Smith 1934 – 2014

July 23, 2014
Claud Lee Smith 1934 – 2014

Claud Lee Smith went west on July 16, 2014.
At his request, no services or memorials will be held.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1934, into a show business family who performed in rodeos and wild west shows all over the country in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
He was billed as the world’s smallest cowboy. At age 9 months, his father would tie him in the saddle on a big white horse and he would ride in the grand entry.… Read the rest

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James Henry Chandler 1926 – 2014

July 23, 2014
James Henry Chandler 1926 – 2014

James Henry Chandler, 87, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
James Henry Chandler was born Sept. 3, 1926 to James Henry and Marie Antoinette Newton Chandler in Plainview. He lived in the Azle area for 62 years. James married the love of his life, Betty Bentley on July 12, 1947 in Fort Worth, and they enjoyed many happy years together until her passing on Jan.… Read the rest

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Odell “Ricky” Cooper, Jr. 1945 – 2014

July 16, 2014
Odell “Ricky” Cooper, Jr. 1945 – 2014

Odell “Ricky” Copper Jr., 69, a painter, passed away, Saturday, July 12, 2014, surrounded by those who loved him.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday at Mount Olivet, Fort Worth.
Ricky was born, Jan. 5, 1945 in Fort Worth to Odell and Pauline Winn Cooper, Sr.
Survivors include wife, Linda Smith Cooper; sons, Richard Allen and wife, Jessica and Tommy Cooper; sisters, Charlene, Ginger and Barbara; grandchildren, Dustin, Arron, Elizabeth, Richard Jr., Cody, Ethan, Chyanne, Thomas and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Ricky, Michael, Elijah, Hannah, Caden, Carlly and Conner.… Read the rest

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James Polk “Jim” House 2014

July 16, 2014
James Polk “Jim” House 2014

James Polk “Jim” House, 86, a retired Lockheed Martin project manager, died at his home on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen Presbyterian Church where he had been a member since 1954. The family  received friends at a reception at the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Stephen Presbyterian Church, 2700 McPherson Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76109; the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76107; or a charity of the donor’s choice.… Read the rest

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Shirley Jewel Cox 2014

July 9, 2014
Shirley Jewel Cox 2014

Shirley Jewel Cox, 72, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Memorial service was held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Weatherford Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include four children, Rusty Bohannon, Kimberly Porter, Evelyn Kennedy and Dalbert Strange Jr.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The Azle News,
July 9, 2014 EditionRead the rest

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Billy House 1932-2014

July 9, 2014
Billy House 1932-2014

Billy House, 81, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at an area hospital in Fort Worth.
A funeral service will held at 10 a.m. Friday at Azle Church of Christ, 336 Northwest Pkwy., Azle.  Graveside service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jones Cemetery in Utopia.  Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
The family would especially like to thank the 2nd floor ICU Unit nurses and staff at Baylor All Saints Hospital for their loving care of Billy and our family.… Read the rest

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Chy DeLayne Myers Shearer 2014

July 9, 2014
Chy DeLayne Myers Shearer 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of Chy DeLayne Myers Shearer announces her passing July 5, 2014, at the age of 40 after battling cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday at Ash Creek Baptist Church, Azle.
The last 12 years of Chy’s life were spent with her best friend and husband, Chad. She made the most of every moment and always found the humorous side of any situation. Chy had a way of making people feel loved and special.… Read the rest

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Ashly Russell Brunson 1979 – 2014

July 2, 2014
Ashly Russell Brunson 1979 – 2014

Ashly Russell Brunson of Azle passed away in her home Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the age of 34.
A memorial service will be held at God’s Word of Life Church at 5701 Billings Rd. on Thursday, July 3 at 11 a.m.
Donations will be taken by Lynn’s Saloon and a bike rally will be held Saturday, July 12th. For more information contact Lynn’s.… Read the rest

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Elizabeth Jane Luttrell 1946 – 2014

July 2, 2014
Elizabeth Jane Luttrell 1946 – 2014

Elizabeth Jane Luttrell, 67, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Committal was at 12:30 p.m. in Greenwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Elizabeth Jane Rayson was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Lynwood, California. She was a loving mother to five children and a dear friend to many. She loved to dance and her bright sense of humor will live on in our hearts.… Read the rest

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