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Thomas L. Ryan 1936 – 2014

April 9, 2014

Thomas L. Ryan, 77, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 with his loving family by his side.
No services are planned at this time.
Thomas was born July 6, 1936 in McKeefrey, West Virginia to Otis and Mary Ryan.
Survivors include; wife, Geneva Ryan; daughter, Ann Blythe and husband, Jim; grandchildren, Jill and Jimmy and their familes.

The Azle News,
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Doris W. Barnes 2014

April 2, 2014
Doris W. Barnes 2014

Doris W. Barnes, 91, of Andover, Minnesota formerly of Riverdale, Maryland and Azle, Texas has passed away.
Doris was born in Elmira, New York and moved to Washington D.C. as a teenager. After high school she worked as a clerk at the Pentagon.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard Bates and beloved husband, C.F. Lloyd Barnes.
Survivors include; sister, Joyce Magnum of Greenbelt, Maryland; daughters, Lynne (Tom) Yarbrough and Nancy Flury;  grandchildren, Eddie Yarbrough and Sue (Todd) Anderson; great-grandchildren, Charlie,  Alex, Taylor and Spencer.… Read the rest

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Dennis Laban Lankford 1961 – 2014

April 2, 2014
Dennis Laban Lankford 1961 – 2014

Dennis Laban Lankford, 53, a delivery driver went to be with our Lord, Saturday, March 29, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Boyd Texas. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Rev. Mark Autry will officiate.
Dennis was born on February 1, 1961 to Claude and Anna (Ramey) Lankford in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a delivery driver for Solaris Hospice.… Read the rest

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Lonnie Roy Corley 1944 – 2014

April 2, 2014
Lonnie Roy Corley 1944 – 2014

Lonnie Roy Corley went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 29, 2014.
Services were held Tuesday, April 1 at the Springtown Baptist Temple under the direction of White’s Funeral Home. Interment was in Jay Bird Cemetery.
Lonnie was born April 22, 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas.  He grew up in Azle and he attended Azle High School, where he became an outstanding football player. Lonnie’s first love was football and he admired his varsity football coach, Coach Don Hood, who he remained friends with for all these years.… Read the rest

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Earlene Doyle 1927 – 2014

April 2, 2014

Earlene Doyle, 86, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Graveside services were held Saturday, March 29 at Ash Creek Cemetery under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Earlene was born Oct. 23, 1927 in Rising Star to William Poe and Mary Violet Watson. She attended Decatur Business College. Earlene married the love of her life, J. W. Doyle in 1950 in Wichita Falls. She was a member of Ash Creek Baptist Church for many years.… Read the rest

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Robert Thomas Gorson III 1972 – 2014

March 26, 2014
Robert Thomas Gorson III 1972 – 2014

Robert Thomas Gorson III, 41, a driver for AraMark went to be with our Lord Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Houston.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Boyd with burial in East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family received friends from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Rev. Gary Sessions officiated. Pallbearers  included; Joshua Adam Gowins, Jeff Gowins, Royce Blanks, Jason Henderson, and B.J. Sides.… Read the rest

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Richard Thomas Pitney 1946 – 2014

March 26, 2014
Richard Thomas Pitney 1946 – 2014

Richard “Dick” Thomas Pitney, passed away March 18, 2014.
Memorial service will be held at 11a.m. March 29, at the BJ Clark Community Center, 601 SE Parkway. Internment private.
Richard was born Dec. 30, 1946 in Connecticut, the second son of Norma and Louis Pitney. He lived most of his childhood years in Pacific Grove, California. He moved to Azle, Texas in 1965. He spent many years as a volunteer firefighter for Spillway and Azle fire departments until becoming a member of the Hurst fire department as a fireman and EMT.… Read the rest

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Mareen Whitmore Morrow 1944 – 2014

March 26, 2014
Mareen Whitmore Morrow 1944 – 2014

Mareen Whitmore Morrow (MiMi) 69, went to be with her heavenly father on March 15, 2014, at home surrounded by all her grandchildren, children and spouse of 50 years.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street in Azle, Texas at 4p.m.
She was born in Evansville, Indiana on Aug. 13, 1944 to Junior and Flora Nell Whitmore. She graduated from Lordsburg high school in Lordsburg, New Mexico in 1962.… Read the rest

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Grace Evelyn Simpson 1938 – 2014

March 19, 2014
Grace Evelyn Simpson 1938 – 2014

Grace Evelyn Simpson, 75, beloved mother, cousin and friend, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at her home. Graveside service was held 12 noon, Tuesday at Johnson Cemetery in Dennis.
Visitations from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at White’s Funeral Home, 105 Denver Tr., Azle.
Grace Evelyn Simpson was born April 20, 1938 to Elvin and Beulah Brown Smethers in Buckner Community. They moved to Azle when she was a child and she attended school there. Evelyn graduated from Azle High School where she enjoyed playing basketball.… Read the rest

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Alice Louise Beck 1927 – 2014

March 19, 2014
Alice Louise Beck 1927 – 2014

Alice Louise Beck, 86, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, March 16, 2014.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20 at the First Baptist Church of Lakeside, 8801 Jacksboro Hwy, Fort Worth, 76135. Interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Fund in care of The First Baptist Church of Lakeside.… Read the rest

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