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Franklin Kirk 1933-2015

July 22, 2015
Franklin Kirk 1933-2015

Franklin Kirk, 81, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 at his home in Reno.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Walnut Creek Baptist Church, 220 W. Reno Rd., Azle, 76020. Interment was held at New Hope Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 – 8 p.m., Monday at White’s Funeral Home, Springtown.
Franklin Delano Kirk was born on Nov. 22, 1933 in Smithfield to Bill and Iva Kirk, where he was one of 10 children. Their family moved to Springtown in the late 1940s. Franklin served in the United States Army from May 1954 to May of 1956 and was stationed in Germany.… Read the rest

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Ken Criswell 1958-2015

July 22, 2015

Ken Criswell, 57, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015.
No services are planned at this time.
Ken was born June 30, 1958 in Springfield, Oregon to Harold and Wathena Criswell. He was raised in El Monte, California and later moved to Texas.
Ken was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include son, Christopher Criswell; mother, Wathena Morrison and husband, Richard; siblings, Wesley Criswell and wife, Carrie, and Kaye Filewood, Kathy Hayes, and Richard Morrison and wife, Tamara; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
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James Arch Kilmer Jr. 1934-2015

July 22, 2015
James Arch Kilmer Jr. 1934-2015

James Arch Kilmer Jr. 81, died Thursday, July 16, 2015.
A private burial will be held at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Erath County Human Society, Stephenville, 76401.
James was the only child born to Arch and Beatrice Kilmer in Fort Worth on March 21, 1934. He graduated from Poly High School in 1952, and then married Marilyn Marley in 1953.
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Ralph Edwin Hitchcock 1927-2015

July 22, 2015
Ralph Edwin Hitchcock 1927-2015

Ralph Edwin Hitchcock, 88 and a retired aviation machinist for Bell Helicopter went to be with our Lord Friday, July 17, 2015 in Boyd.
A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church #2 in Keeter with burial in Azleland Memorial Park in Azle. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd.
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Larry Edward Nunn 1947-2015

July 22, 2015
Larry Edward Nunn 1947-2015

Larry Edward Nunn, a loving husband and father, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the age of 68. He has joined our heavenly Father after a brave three-year battle with cancer. Heaven has gained a special person who was always willing to build, create, help and care for others. Larry touched many lives with his kindness, love and generosity.
Services were held Monday at 11 a.m. in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Committal was at 3:30 p.m. in Plainview Cemetery in Krum. Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until service time.
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Rosemary Ann Cotney 1940-2015

July 22, 2015
Rosemary Ann Cotney 1940-2015

Rosemary Ann Cotney, a retired inspector for Lockheed-Martin, passed away Thursday July 16, 2015.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Azleland Cemetery. Visitation was 6-8 p.m., Monday at Biggers Funeral Home. Rosemary was born Jan. 4, 1940 in Fort Worth to John and Ruby Murphy. She was a longtime Azle resident and was married to Jackie L. Cotney on July 5, 1957.
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James C. “Jim” Watson 1959-2015

July 22, 2015
James C. “Jim” Watson 1959-2015

 James C. “Jim” Watson, 55, loving husband, father and “Papaw,” passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015, surrounded by loving family and friends. He went to be with the Lord after a long, hard-fought battle with medical issues.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Interment will be held at New Hope Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Biggers Funeral Home.
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Nelda Lee Hamilton Pettit 2015

July 22, 2015
Nelda Lee Hamilton Pettit 2015

Nelda Lee Hamilton Pettit, 79, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015.
A funeral service is at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
Nelda would like to let you know that her work here is done. As a realtor she received a call for an appointment she could not refuse and will not be returning. This job comes with a huge closing bonus, a reunion with family and friends that she has not seen in a long time.… Read the rest

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Bobby Lewis Murphree 1930-2015

July 15, 2015
Bobby Lewis Murphree 1930-2015

Bobby Lewis Murphree, 85, of Azle, Texas went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on June 11, 2015.
A funeral was held on Monday, June 15, at Cornerstone Church in Azle with Pastor James Crawford officiating and burial was at Ash Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandsons.
Bobby was born March 7, 1930 in Hubbard County, Texas and moved to La Junta with his family around 1934. He graduated Azle High School in 1947, joined the Coast Guard and served six years in Honolulu, the Marshall Islands, Corpus Christi and St. Petersburg, Florida. He worked at General Dynamics until retirement in 1993.… Read the rest

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Ann Adkins 1941-2015

July 15, 2015

Ann Adkins passed away July 1, 2015 at age 73. She was born on Dec. 19, 1941 in Seymour, Texas.
Survivors include husband, Johnny of Azle; sons, Grant of Richland Hills, Mark and wife Shawna of North Richland Hills, Greg and Candi of North Richland Hills; grandchildren, Lyndsey, Don, Denver, and Alex of North Richland Hills.

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