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Bonita J. Alaniz 1950 – 2017

February 1, 2017
Bonita J. Alaniz 1950 – 2017

Bonita J. Alaniz, 66, went to be with our Lord Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 in Weatherford, Texas.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Boyd with burial in Azleland Cemetery in Azle, Texas. Family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pastor Victor Sullivan will officiate. Pallbearers include Russell Cole, Kenneth Cole, Steven Ballejo, Billy Fowler, Phillip Dooley, and Brandon Lyles.
Bonita was born on Feb. 21, 1950 to Joe Ben and Thelma Mae (Wood) Darter in Fort Worth, Texas. Bonita worked for Tandy Electronics as an assembly line leader for many years.… Read the rest

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Evelyn Ruth Stephens 1949 – 2017

February 1, 2017
Evelyn Ruth Stephens 1949 – 2017

Evelyn Ruth Stephens passed away Jan. 22, 2017 in Weatherford with her family by her side.
Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, 102 Lakeridge Road, Fort Worth, Texas.
Evelyn was born in Granbury on Oct. 26, 1949. She attended Azle schools. She worked as a police dispatcher and court clerk in Samson Park and Springtown as well as serving as a Municipal Judge in Pelican Bay.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, sister, brother and her daughter Cherylene Farquhar.
She is survived by her daughter, Charolette McCune and her husband Jason; her sons, Michael Brumbelow and his wife, Ann; Eric Robinson and his wife, Laura and Eddie Robinson and his fiancée, Rita Minniear; sister, Paula Taylor; brother, Chris Pender; 14 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Susan Hester 1949 – 2017

February 1, 2017
Susan Hester 1949 – 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 Susan Hester went to be with God and join her beloved parents Leonidas and Hortez Shockley.
Memorial services were held Jan. 31 at Gospel Gathering Fellowship under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Susan was born in Cisco the youngest of three children. She grew up in San Antonio and attended Alamo Heights High School. She was a graduate of University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston and was a dental hygienist and retired in 2014. She made incredible counted cross-stich stockings for her kids and grandkids (always with that “one” mistake- sorry mom, we had to mention it!) Susan also enjoyed time in the garden.… Read the rest

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Tommy Cooley 1939 – 2017

February 1, 2017
Tommy Cooley 1939 – 2017

Tommy Cooley, 78, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.
Memorial service was held Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at White’s Azle Chapel.
Tommy was born Jan. 7, 1939 to Cecil Doyle and Phama Geer Cooley.
He was employed for 30 years at M.I.C.A. Construction and was a foreman when he retired. Tommy loved watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. Tommy enjoyed watching western movies, being outdoors and dearly loved being with his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Cooley; daughters, Cynthia Sisk and husband, Rodney, Denise Mallonee, Shelly Carpenter and husband, Brad, Jennifer Beckwith and husband, Tommy, and Tiffany Cooley; sister, Vanita Purdy; ten grandkids; eight great-grandkids; and several nieces, nephews and extended loving family.… Read the rest

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Emma Goggans 1933 – 2017

February 1, 2017
Emma Goggans 1933 – 2017

Emma Lee Harrison Goggans, 83, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, went to her Lord Jesus on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Fort Worth.
Service was held at 10 a.m. Monday at Eagle Mountain Baptist Church, with Rev. David Cecil and Rev. Gerry Lewis officiating. Burial: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: The family received friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers, David Dunnahoo, Tracy Dignum, John Hix, Ryan Dignum, Christopher Dunnahoo, Daniel Hix, Keith Dunnahoo, Wesley Hiser and Kyle Guest.
Memorials: Gifts may be made in her name to EMBC Memorial Fund or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.… Read the rest

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Kerry Don Bigbee 1936 – 2017

January 25, 2017
Kerry Don Bigbee 1936 – 2017

Kerry Don Bigbee, 80 went home to be with his Lord, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at a Burleson care center.
Burial will be held at a later date in Springtown Cemetery, next to his son, Damon Bigbee.
Kerry was born May 31, 1936 in Fort Worth to Ross Edward Bigbee and Juanita Patty Murr. They both preceded him in death.
Kerry is survived by his daughters, Latisha Bigbee (Scooter) and Yvette Hill (Michael); companion of 35 years, Thelma Chapin; brothers, Ross Bigbee (Mary Jane), Douglas Bigbee, Dennis Bigbee (Cindy), Terry Bigbee (Pei-Pei) and Roddy Murr (Suzanne); grandchildren, Chapman, Cortney, Christian and Randi; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Tristian, Jacob, Johnny, Cash and June Bug.… Read the rest

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Nell Carter-Gann 1934 – 2017

January 25, 2017
Nell Carter-Gann 1934 – 2017

Nell Carter-Gann passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.
Inurnment is at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at Ash Creek Cemetery under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Nell was born in McLennan County, Texas to Florence and Sam Joe Benfer. She was a skilled seamstress who enjoyed country life on her farm in Stephenville.
She married W. A. Carter of Azle where they lived for many years.
Nell then married Leonard Gann of Stephenville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Joy; husband, W. A. Carter and second husband, Leonard Gann.
Survivors include her daughter, Jan Johnson and husband, Billy; loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.… Read the rest

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David Samuel Morgan 1953 – 2017

January 25, 2017
David Samuel Morgan 1953 – 2017

David Samuel Morgan, Jr., 64, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19. 2017.
Service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Chapel. Interment was at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
David was born Jan. 16, 1953 in Texarkana, Arkansas to David Samuel Morgan, Sr. and Nina Ameila Ward Morgan. He was a Deputy Sheriff for Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department from 1990 to 2016. David loved going to the shooting range and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Morgan; daughters, Morrisa Worley and husband, Christopher, and Debra Smith; grandsons, B. D., Clayton, Dustin, and Austin; granddaughter, Heather; sister, Jo Johnson; step-mom, Ann Dyer; special cousin, Roger Jackson; several nieces, nephews and loving family members.… Read the rest

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Gaytha Lorene Pardon 1960 – 2017

January 25, 2017
Gaytha Lorene Pardon 1960 – 2017

Gaytha Lorene Hopson Bourland Pardon, 56, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, surrounded by those who love her.
Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at Erwin Cemetery in Poolville.
Gaytha was born March 15, 1960 in Fort Worth to Thomas and Gracie Cain Hopson. They both preceded her in death along with a brother, Jerry Hopson.
Gaytha loved life, enjoyed being outside and gardening.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Pardon; children, Haney (Stephanie) Bourland and Gaytha Chere Bourland; siblings, Gracie Ann (Jimmy) Shuler, Rosie (Chip) Grissom, Larry Hopson and Harry (Sandra) Hopson; one grandson and two great-grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Sally Dee Reese 1963 – 2017

January 25, 2017
Sally Dee Reese 1963 – 2017

Sally Dee Reese passed away Jan. 19, 2017 to be with our Lord and Savior in Eternal Kingdom of Heaven. We will miss Sally and forever hold her memory in our hearts.
Graveside service was held Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Visitation started at 12 p.m. before the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Azleland Cemetery, 850 N. Cardinal Rd. Azle, Texas 76020. Services in care of Roberts Family Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to “Paws for a Cause” located at FM 1542, Reno, Texas.
Sally was born Oct. 1, 1963 in Fort Worth, Texas to her parents, James Bradford Parker Jr.… Read the rest

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