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Carl Ray Stewart 1938 – 2017

January 18, 2017
Carl Ray Stewart 1938 – 2017

Carl Ray Stewart passed away January 11, 2017.
Funeral Services are pending by the family.
Carl was born January 15, 1938 and was a Vietnam veteran who began his service prior to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Survivors include daughter Karla; brothers Billy and Jimmy Stewart; and sister Zelma Faye Harris.

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James Artre 1961 – 2017

January 18, 2017
James Artre 1961 – 2017

James Artre, 56, loving husband, father, papa, brother, and friend, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
James was born January 6, 1961 in Fort Worth to Walter and Marion Cloer Artre.
He loved being with his family and friends, enjoyed traveling to the coast and being outdoors. James will be greatly missed by all that knew him. His home church was Calvary Cathedral in Fort Worth. James also attended Real Family Fellowship.
He was preceded in death by his mother.… Read the rest

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Debra Marcus Hunter 1956 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Debra Marcus Hunter 1956 – 2017

Debra was born March 7, 1956 to her parents, Gerald Marcus and Dorothy Abramson-Marcus in New York City, New York.
Debra leaves behind her husband, Calvin Hunter Jr., her sons; Calvin Hunter III, Jacen Hunter and Anthony Hunter along with many other loving family and friends.

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Jere Ray Garner 1961 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Jere Ray Garner 1961 – 2017

Jere Ray Garner, 55, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.
Service was at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Visitation was at 5 p.m. Friday until service time.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Castle Hills Mission House, 401 Beverly Road, Azle, TX 76020.
Jere was born Jan. 24, 1961, in the middle of a huge snow and ice storm in Fort Worth. He was a lifelong resident of Azle, graduating in 1979. He met and married the love of his life, Paula Kuenz, on Nov. 21, 1991. Together they raised their family.… Read the rest

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Anna Newsom 1921 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Anna Newsom 1921 – 2017

Anna Delle Rawdon Newsom passed peacefully with family by her side on Jan. 2, 2017. Though she lived 95 amazing years, it is never easy to say goodbye. Kind, smart, funny, selfless, and good-natured, her quick wit and self-deprecating humor put everyone at ease. Ann saw the best in everyone.
An open visitation was held at Condra Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 4, between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The funeral was Thursday at 10 a.m. at White’s Funeral Home in Azle, Texas, followed by burial in the Newsom Family Cemetery. It’s hard to imagine our days without Ann, but we have her example of right and joyful living to follow.… Read the rest

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Alex Bayless 1993 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Alex Bayless 1993 – 2017

Alex Bayless, 23, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Fort Worth.
A memorial service will be held Friday, January 13 at 2 p.m. in Alexander’s Midway Chapel in Springtown.
Alex was born March 9, 1993 in Fort Worth to Kayla Howard Stewart and Richard Bayless.
He is survived by his parents, Kayla and T.J. Stewart and Richard Bayless; brothers, Jeremy Stewart, Ryan Bayless and Adam Stewart; and grandmother, Patsy Bayless. Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-677-2634.

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Loretta Montgomery 1935 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Loretta Montgomery 1935 – 2017

Loretta Montgomery, 81, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Azleland Memorial Park.
Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Loretta was born August 4, 1935 in Gilliland, Texas to T.J. and Vernice Dodd Mayberry. She married the love of her life, R. D.(Don) Montgomery, March 18, 1950. Loretta was at his side and his rock through almost 66 years of marriage. From his one man construction company into multiple successful businesses and ventures, she was there until the end. Loretta truly enjoyed trophy deer hunting, especially with the grandkids and was a very dedicated and experienced hunter in her own right.She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi in Wichita Falls.… Read the rest

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Jack D. Anderson 1918 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Jack D. Anderson 1918 – 2017

Jack D. Anderson, age 98, of Azle, Texas passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Sunset Funeral Home in El Paso, Texas followed by a military graveside service at the Ft. Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso. Visitation will be at Sunset Funeral Home on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Jack was born on Oct. 10, 1918 in Hastings, West Virginia. He married Iris Gwendolyn Lightner on Dec. 1, 1941. Jack enlisted in the US Army on July 5, 1941 and was a veteran of WWII. He served as a driver and repairman with the 16th EVAC Hospital unit in Italy, Europe and North Africa.… Read the rest

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Gloria “Pat” Torell 1918 – 2017

January 11, 2017
Gloria “Pat” Torell 1918 – 2017

Gloria Pearl “Pat” Torell, 98, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at her home in Atoka, Tennessee.
Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan.16, 2017 at Hoggard-Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ash Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, TX, 76020.
Pat was born Sept. 1, 1918 in Poolville, Texas to Isaac Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth Smith Roe. Her ancestors were one of the first settlers to arrive in 1855 when Azle was known only as the Ash Creek Settlement.… Read the rest

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Mozell Wright 1926 – 2017

January 4, 2017
Mozell Wright 1926 – 2017

Mozell Wright, 90, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.
Graveside Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Mozell was born April 20, 1926 in Parker County, Texas to Robert Henry and Laura Riggs Cross. She dearly loved God, family and reading the Bible. She had an identical twin that has passed away. Mozell enjoyed dancing, crossword and search word books. She had lived her entire life around Azle. She was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno for many years.… Read the rest

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