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Betty Louise Barbee Perry 1937 – 2014

October 29, 2014
Betty Louise Barbee Perry 1937 – 2014

Betty Louise Barbee Perry, 77, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Azle.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday in Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown and burial of cremated remains at a later date in Merkel Cemetery.
Betty was born June 29, 1937 in Merkel to A.J. and Sue Barbee. They both preceded her in death.
Survivors include children, Kenny Barbee and Deborah Perry; siblings, Darla Moore, Beverly Martin and husband, Gene and Bobby Barbee and wife, Birdie; grandchildren, William, Angela, Brandy and Kenny Jr.; great-grandchildren, Andy, Jordan, Bea, Spencer and Gabe; and 10 great-great-grandchildren all of whom will miss her dearly.… Read the rest

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Really? $300 a plate for a banquet of consequences?

October 22, 2014
Really? $300 a plate for a banquet of consequences?

Do you know what the most expensive moving violation is? I don’t know about everywhere, but I know the answer in at least one Texas panhandle county. You may not know the answer to the question, but I’ll bet you know how I know the answer!
I was motoring down 287 last week coming home from spending a week with my perfect and beautiful granddaughter (you knew I’d get that in somehow) when I saw the flashing lights coming up behind me.… Read the rest

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Gary Grant Clark 1940-2014

October 22, 2014
Gary Grant Clark 1940-2014

Gary Grant Clark, 74, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014.
Service with military honors was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Biggers Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Gary Clark to H.I.S. Bridgebuilders, attn: Crossover Athletics, 2075 Commerce St., Dallas, TX. 75208.
Gary was born in Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1940 to Jess Willard and Ruth Elizabeth Clark. He served 22 years and retired from the United States Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant.… Read the rest

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Ray Sessums 1926-2014

October 22, 2014
Ray Sessums 1926-2014

Ray Sessums passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Dallas VA Community Center where he had resided for the last two years.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Lake Worth Baptist Church, 4447 Hodgkins Road, Lake Worth, 76135. Interment will follow  at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, 76020.… Read the rest

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Pearl Blackmon 1923-2014

October 22, 2014

Pearl Blackmon, age 91, of Springtown, died Thursday morning, Oct. 16, 2014, at her residence.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in the Galbreaith Pickard Chapel with interment in the Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-8 on Sunday, Oct. 19, at the funeral home.  Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.
Pearl was born Sept., 13, 1923 in Springtown, where she had lived all her life. She was a farmer, homemaker and member of the Baptist Church.… Read the rest

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Michal Nicole Thrasher 1983-2014

October 22, 2014
Michal Nicole Thrasher 1983-2014

Michal Nicole Thrasher, 31, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 under the direction of Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, with burial at Jaybird Cemetery.
Nicole was born on Oct. 3, 1983 in Weatherford. She was a licensed cosmetologist and was full of life. She will be deeply missed.… Read the rest

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Louis Howard “Toby” Knight 1933-2014

October 22, 2014
Louis Howard “Toby” Knight 1933-2014

Louis Howard “Toby” Knight, 81, passed away Friday, Oct 10, 2014.
Gravesides services will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Poolville Cemetery, Poolville, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Wounded Warrior Project.
Toby was born Aug. 21, 1933, to George and Floy Mae in Reno, Texas. Toby graduated from Springtown High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a machinist at Bell Helicopter until his retirement in 1995.… Read the rest

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William “Bill” Lawrence Barnett 2014

October 15, 2014
William “Bill” Lawrence Barnett 2014

William “Bill” Lawrence Barnett, 62, passed away at his home with his loving family by his side.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at Affordable Burial Funeral Home. A funeral service on Friday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at Affordable Burial Funeral Home – 5025 Jacksboro Hwy Ft Worth, TX.
Bill was resident of Azle/Springtown and was a billboard installer. He attended Weatherford College. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, member of the Lions Club and local T-ball and baseball coach.… Read the rest

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Betty Jean Nix 1955-2014

October 15, 2014
Betty Jean Nix 1955-2014

Betty Jean Nix, 58, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, with her loving family by her side.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Azle Church of Christ.
Betty was born Dec. 16, 1955, in Harlingen, daughter of Troy Earl and Lora Gene Keener Nix. She graduated from Carter Riverside High School and was a member of the Azle Church of Christ. Among Betty’s hobbies, in the summertime she liked to water ski.… Read the rest

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Audrey Adele Sugars Willis 2014

October 15, 2014
Audrey Adele Sugars Willis 2014

Audrey Adele Sugars Willis, 88, of Weatherford, died October 11, 2014.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Brock, 2111 FM 1189, Brock, Texas 76087. Interment at Johnson Cemetery, Dennis. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. at White’s Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Brock Baptist Church, Sports Building Fund., 2111 FM 1189 Weatherford, TX 76087… Read the rest

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