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
Joe “Pa Pa” Price, 74 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Feb. 9, 2014 at 3:29 p.m.
Memorial services will be held at 11a.m., March 1, 2014, at The Emanuel Bldg. located at 605 S. E. Parkway, Azle, Texas 76020.
Joe was born Nov. 23, 1939 to Delbert and Pearl Price in Anna, Texas. He married the love of his life Ann Price on March 14, 1970. Joe and Ann moved to Reno, Texas, in 1982 and continued to live there until his death. Joe had many hobbies such as repairing bikes for the neighborhood children, watching the Dallas Cowboys, fishing, and going to the races with his grandsons.… Read the rest
Anna Louise Ketcham Shearer, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, friend and long-time Azle resident, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 peacefully, at home, after a gradual decline of health.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, Texas.
Anna was born July 4, 1920 in Redwing, Colorado to Nicholas and Mary Ellen Judicak Ketcham and at 22 was married to Eartis Roy Shearer, July 11, 1942.… Read the rest
Dustin Duran Martin, 26, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at home.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday at Outreach of Love Church, Springtown. Visitations were from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home. Burial service were at Azleland Memorial Park.
Dustin was born August 14, 1987 in Anadalusia, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Martin. Survivors include; mother and stepfather, Robin and Gerardo Castillo; father, Tim Barker; brother, Brandon Barker and wife, Brittany; sister, Alicia Barker; grandparents, Marilyn Martin and Manueal Alvarado; aunts and uncles, Eddie, Billy and Robert Martin and T.J., Mark, Jimmy, Collin and Laura Fagar; nephews, Gage, Kane and Raiden Barker.… Read the rest
Ida E. “Sue” Masterson, 70, a longtime Azle area resident passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in a Weatherford hospital.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Ash Creek Cemetery under the direction of Biggers Funeral Home.
Survivors include; her husband, of 52 years, Charles E. Masterson, Sr. of Azle; children, Charlotte Furr and husband Eric of Nashville, Tennessee, Betty Jack and husband Paul, Charley Masterson, Jr. and wife Kerrie and Chris Masterson all of Azle; 8 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.… Read the rest
Thomas Burford Scott, 80, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 surrounded by family and friends, after suffering from a brief illness.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at Dallas National Cemetery.
Tom was born August 22, 1933 in Springtown, Texas to Frank and Anna Scott. He served his country in the Korean and Vietnam Wars proudly for 20 years. He was a very giving and loving father and grandfather. He loved his Bible and his favorite passage was the 23rd Psalm.… Read the rest