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David Ray Ervin 1962 – 2016

April 27, 2016
David Ray Ervin 1962 – 2016

David Ray Ervin, 53, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Outreach of Love Church, Springtown.
David was born June 5, 1962 in Wichita Falls to Eugene Valton Ervin & Sarah Julynn Ervin. David was an outstanding husband, father, brother, uncle, son-in-law, and friend. He was also a dedicated employee to Azle Oaks Apartments for 37 years. He mentored the next generation of family with his special skills and trades but most of all by being an example of what a beautiful soul should be.… Read the rest

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Billy Gene Lee 1946 – 2016

April 20, 2016
Billy Gene Lee 1946 – 2016

Billy Gene Lee, 69, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at home, surrounded by those who loved him.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 16, 2016 under the direction of Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home with interment at Mount Marion Cemetery in Strawn.
Billy was born May 22, 1946, in Ranger to Bill and Marguerite Briden Lee. Billy served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a coach with Azle Youth Association for over 15 years.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Steve Lee.… Read the rest

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Lola McKeon Hall 1929 – 2016

April 20, 2016

Lola McKeon Hall, age 86, of Temple passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at a Temple care facility.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2016 at Long Creek Cemetery in Granbury. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Scanio-Harper Funeral Home of Temple is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook www.scanioharperfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Hall was born Sept. 4, 1929 in Benbrook, Texas to Mamie and James McKeon. She married Albert Hall on Nov.… Read the rest

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Billy Glenn Dobbs Jr. 1958 – 2016

April 20, 2016
Billy Glenn Dobbs Jr. 1958 – 2016

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 22, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Castle Hills in Azle.
Visitation is from 9 – 10 a.m. Funeral service at 10 a.m. followed by a committal at Clarks Cemetery in Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Deborah Dobbs.
Billy Glenn “Wild Bill” Dobbs Jr. was born Aug. 21, 1958 to his parents Billy Dobbs and Jarvis Admire, in Lake Worth, Texas.
Survivors include mother, Jarvis Admire and husband Larry; wife, Deborah Dobbs; children and step-children, Kesha, Casey, Shea, April, Michael, Felisha and Jessica; twelve grandchildren; and sisters Cynthia and Sherry.… Read the rest

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Rubin Orlis “Putt” Massey 1933 – 2016

April 20, 2016
Rubin Orlis “Putt” Massey 1933 – 2016

Rubin Orlis “Putt” Massey, a loving father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Azle.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at First Baptist Church of Watauga, 6124 Plum St., Watauga, 76148.
Rubin was born April 22, 1933, in Tarrant County to Johnson and Martha Jane Hembree Massey. Rubin was raised in the Azle area and served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from General Motors and was a Mason with the Kopper Lodge 292.
He was preceded in death by his parents along with his wife, Miriam Moore Massey; and siblings, J.L.… Read the rest

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David F. Walter 1953 – 2016

April 20, 2016
David F. Walter 1953 – 2016

David F. Walter went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 11, 2016.
He was born in Moses Lake, Washington on Aug. 23, 1953 to SSgt William August Walter and Ora Mae (Marrs) Walter. He was a loving husband, father, and son and was all about taking care of his family. He was a hard worker at R. E. Sweeney Co. for 36 years and was good at his job. Most importantly he loved being call “Papa” by his three grandsons. He was a faithful parishioner at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Azle where he had also recently joined the Building Committee at church.… Read the rest

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Mary L. Mael 1956 – 2016

April 13, 2016
Mary L. Mael 1956 – 2016

 

 

Mary L. Mael, 59, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother, “Granny” and friend.
Services will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 12 p.m. at House of Prayer, 257 County Road 4859 Newark, 76071.
Mary was born May 19, 1956 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to Sammie and Martha Kelley.
She is preceded in death by her father, Herman “Sammie” Kelley and cousin, Teresa Kelley.
Survivors include husband, Ronald Mael of Grapevine; son, Chad McKenrick and wife Melissa of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; daughters, Angela Finch and husband Noel of Azle, Lori Morgan and husband Jeff of Bedford; grandchildren; Daniel Finch, Tyler Bigham and wife Jenna, Kristen Diamond and husband David, Kiley and Ashley Morgan, Ariel, Marc, Michael and Matthew McKenrick; one great-grandchild and one on the way; mother, Martha Kelley of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; brothers, Roger Kelley and wife Debbie, Larry Kelley and wife Deb; sisters, Linda Karbs, Betty Bauseman and husband Dicky; bird of 30 – plus years, Candy and many more family and friends.… Read the rest

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Donald Wayne Holt 1935 – 2016

April 13, 2016
Donald Wayne Holt 1935 – 2016

Donald Wayne Holt, 80, retired carpenter, left to be with his Lord on Monday, April 4, 2016.
Don was a beloved father of six children. He was married to Inge Holt, who passed with him.
He is predeceased in life by his son, Donald W. Holt Jr.
Survivors include children, Dewey Holt, Charlotte Porter, Rickey Holt, Betty Holt, and Regina Holt; brother, Floyd Holt; grandchildren, family and friends.

The Azle News,
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Ruth Breazzill 2016

April 13, 2016

Ruth Breazzill 89, of Mohave Valley Arizona passed away at home April 7, 2016.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son, Gerald Wayne Cullen of Azle, Texas.
Survivors include daughter, Jean of Arkansas, son, Rodney of Arizona; seven grandchildren; Wayne Cullen, Candy Cullen Harris and James Cullen of Azle, Texas. Jerry Cullen of Georgia, Ramona, Brain, & Brando; 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.

The Azle News,
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Gordon Nelson 1944 – 2016

April 6, 2016

Gordon Nelson, 71, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Ft. Worth.
Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2016 at White’s Funeral Chapel in Springtown. Visitation preceding the service from 12 to 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Veterans’ Support Organization of your choice.
Gordon was born June 18, 1944 in Ft. Worth to the late Wilbur and Juanita Nelson. He was an avid hunter and fisherman especially enjoying the Gulf Coast. Gordon collected numerous items and loved working on antique cars. He treasured his family, always entertaining them with a joke.… Read the rest

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