Denver Loyd (D.L.) Hall, age 88, of Azle, Texas, passed away Dec. 30, 2016.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. Interment will follow at Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Lowry Crossing, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Denver was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Verona, Texas, to Charles Pritchard and Eileen (Prestige) Hall. He married Jackie Spencer on March 7, 1951, in Clovis, New Mexico. Denver was a landscaper and he landscaped the Six Flags Over Texas locations in Texas, Georgia, and Missouri.… Read the rest
Robert Eugene Bradberry, 78, passed away after a lengthy illness on Dec. 30, 2016.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Thursday at Azleland Memorial Park. Robert was born Oct. 18, 1938, to James and Iva Pearl Ackers Bradberry, in Jacksonville.
Robert was a member at North Side Baptist Church. He was a retired banker from First Financial Bank in Weatherford. Robert loved to fish and spend time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Michaella Bradberry; children, David Mills and wife Christy, Dustin Brown and wife Miranda, and Christi Tucker; grandchildren, Vincent Tucker and Christopher Toole; great-grandchildren, Dakota Toole and Bryan Toole; and a host of family and friends.… Read the rest
Marjorie Jean Howard, nee Hodges, born Oct. 7, 1927, passed away on Dec. 22, 2016. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her parents, Ben and Thelma preceded her in death as did her much loved and missed daughter, Ginger Berry.
Hers was an endless love for her family and no words can ever express how her family loved her and will miss her.
She is survived by husband, Neal Howard; two daughters; two sons-in-law; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
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R.D. Montgomery Sr., 84, loving husband, father, grandfather, businessman and friend, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
Graveside service is at 2 p.m. Thursday in Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
R.D. was born in Post Oak on Sept. 24, 1932, to Eugene and Edith Montgomery. He married the former Loretta Mayberry of Knox County in 1950.
R.D. was involved in the oil and gas industry as well as the healthcare industry. In 1958 he went into the construction business for himself that evolved into the construction and operation of multiple facilities across the state.… Read the rest
Bettye W. Bennett joined her beloved husband in Heaven on Dec. 19, 2016.
Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at the First Baptist Church of Lakeside. A private family interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Biggers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the First Baptist Church of Lakeside, 8801 Jacksboro Highway, Fort Worth, Texas, 76135.
Bettye was a member of First Baptist Church of Lakeside. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1931.
Bettye was preceded in death by her husband, Alan D. Bennett.… Read the rest
Jimmy Phil Jennings, 83, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016.
Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21 at Azle Church of Christ. Interment at Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle, following the service.
Visitation is at Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Rd. in Fort Worth, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Jimmy was born Jan. 1, 1933, in Fort Worth to John J. and Cora Pruett Jennings. He married Doris Jean Rose Jennings in 1998.
Jimmy was preceded in death by wife, Dorothy Berry Jennings on April 2, 1997; sister, Sue Reams and husband, Bob of Fort Worth.
Survivors include sons, Phil Jennings and wife, Terrie, of Weatherford, Chuck Jennings of Palm Springs, California, Mark Jennings and wife, Crystal, of Fort Worth; stepsons, Keith Rose of Fort Worth, Scott Rose and wife, Debra, of Fort Worth; nine very special grandchildren; four very special great-grandchildren; sister, Corine Wilson Aaron and husband, Theo of Azle; brother, Dan Jennings and wife, Jeanette of Bowie; brother-in-law, Jimmy Phillips and wife, Teresa of Azle; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.… Read the rest
Ernest Dial, 62, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.
Service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Chapel. Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Graham.
Ernest was born Jan. 26, 1954 in Fort Worth. He was a 20 year volunteer fireman with Edgecliff Fire Department and a police officer with Forest Hill, River Oaks, and Fort Worth.
He was employed with Med Star over 15 years. Ernest was raised in the city but became a country boy fast. He loved animals, showing miniature horses, enjoyed fishing and spending time at home with his family. Ernest was a kind and caring person.
Ernest was preceded in death by his parents.… Read the rest
Mary Davies, 79, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.
Graveside service was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Azleland Memorial Park under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Mary was born in Robert Lee, Texas on April 30, 1937. She loved gardening, playing golf and bird watching. Mary had enjoyed living and traveling to the Far East.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Susie Shelton; brothers, Allen and Bill Shelton; and husband of 27 years, Stephen Davies.
Survivors include daughter, Debby Moore and fiancé, Jeff Hamic; son, David Davies and wife, Debbie; brothers, Ed Shelton, and Jack Shelton and wife, Joan; granddaughters, Taylor Moore, Stephanie Davies and Michelle Davies.… Read the rest
Stella Pappas McCanlies, 90, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 in Azle. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment was at 3 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery in Cisco. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. McCanlies and her husband Jack owned and operated a ranch in Stevens County. She moved to the Azle area after the loss of her husband in 1997.
Stella was preceded in death by husband of 39 years, Jack Edward McCanlies; parents Theo Pappas Sr.… Read the rest
Keith Wendal Hoover, age 58, passed away Dec. 3, 2016 in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Visitation will be at Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Rd. in Fort Worth, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21.
Service will be at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart Street in Azle, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, with interment immediately following at Ash Creek Cemetery, located behind Ash Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Hoover’s full obituary was published in the Dec. 14 edition of the Azle News when service information was pending.
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Dec. 21, 2016 Edition… Read the rest