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Burtis Don Sharp 1943 – 2017

March 15, 2017
Burtis Don Sharp 1943 – 2017

Burtis Don Sharp, 73, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment will be at Azleland Memorial Park. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Don was born Dec. 7, 1943 in Rotan and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a Vietnam Veteran and was a carpet installer for over 50 years. He loved to hunt, fish, and collect historical items and always had a story to share and a hand to lend to anyone in need.… Read the rest

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Evelyn Marie Martin 1925 – 2017

March 15, 2017
Evelyn Marie Martin 1925 – 2017

Evelyn Marie Baker Martin, 92, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017.
Evelyn was born March 4, 1925 in Ringland, Oklahoma to Vergie May and Willie “Dink” Baker. They both preceded her in death along with her husband, three sisters and one brother.
After moving to Texas, she met and married Waymon Martin. She was always an independent and determined lady. She loved her family and all the extended children and great grandchildren. Evelyn worked hard her whole life up into her 80’s and enjoyed driving her Lincoln.
Even at the age of 91, she always got up, dressed nicely, fixed her hair, makeup.… Read the rest

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Arnold D. West 1933 – 2017

March 15, 2017
Arnold D. West 1933 – 2017

Arnold D. (A.D.) West, 84, of Azle, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.
Graveside service was held Wednesday, March 15 at Azleland Cemetery under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Arnold was born to Walter E. & Lucy West in Wallback, West Virginia. He was a Veteran of the Korean War having served in the USAF. His Air Force service took him to Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas where, while on a blind date, he met his wife of 61 years, Carolyn. After leaving the service he worked briefly at Freuhauf Trailers in Ohio before moving back to Texas with his bride.… Read the rest

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Houston Cleve Walkup 1924 – 2017

March 8, 2017
Houston Cleve Walkup 1924 – 2017

Houston Cleve Walkup, 92, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at his residence with family by his side. Friends and family were invited to a visitation from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center at 3001 S. College Ave. in Bryan.
Funeral services honoring Cleve began at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at A&M United Methodist Church with a reception immediately following. A private burial was at Rest-Ever Memorial Park Cemetery in Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 W. 26th Street in Bryan, or to A&M United Methodist Church at 417 University Dr.… Read the rest

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Ruth Ann Pritchett 1944 – 2017

March 8, 2017
Ruth Ann Pritchett 1944 – 2017

Ruth Ann Pritchett passed away on March 2, 2017.
A Remembrance will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3 p.m. at 397 Flat Rock Rd, Azle, TX 76020.
Ruth Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of Eastern Star Handley Chapter for 50 years, avid bowler, and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Ruth Ann is survived by her loving husband, Ron Pritchett, and her children, Thomas Gwin, Ashley Dake, Mathew Gwin, grand and great-grandchildren.

The Azle News,
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April Michelle Boling 1982 – 2017

March 1, 2017
April Michelle Boling 1982 – 2017

April Michelle Boling, 34, loving mother, daughter and sister passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.
Memorial Service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at Real Family Fellowship Church.
April was born Aug. 22, 1982 in Fort Worth to Wayne and Donna Boling. She graduated from Springtown High School in 2000. April loved life and lived life to the fullest, she was the life of all of our family gatherings. She was our baby girl and will always be missed.
Survivors include her parents, Wayne and Donna Boling; sons, Landon Boling and Chandler Boling; daughters, Libby Hadley and McKinze Hadley; sisters, Jessica Porter and Melanie Olivarez; grandmother, Estelle Boling; and other loving family members.… Read the rest

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Mary Margaret Letteer 1927 – 2017

March 1, 2017
Mary Margaret Letteer 1927 – 2017

Mary Margaret Letteer, 89, of Avoca, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 24 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services in Rogers Arkansas with burial at Rogers Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at stockdalefuneral.com.
Mary Margaret Letteer was born Oct. 28, 1927, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Jim and Nora Creech.
Margaret married Gene A. Letteer on Dec. 26, 1948 in Rogers Arkansas where they both grew up. Gene was employed by General Dynamics and they moved to Center Point, north of Azle where they made their home on 30 acres. Upon retirement they returned back to the family farm in Arkansas.… Read the rest

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Camille Marie Brace 1928 – 2017

March 1, 2017
Camille Marie Brace 1928 – 2017

Camille Marie Thomas Brace passed away on Feb. 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral home. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb.28, followed by interment at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.
In lieu of customary remembrances, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Camille was born on July 29, 1928 in Saginaw, Michigan. After a short career as a telephone operator, she met and married Douglas Brace in 1950 and they moved to Houston.
Camille was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.… Read the rest

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Marilyn Lou Martin 1942 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Marilyn Lou Martin 1942 – 2017

Marilyn Lou White Martin, 74, a loving mother, sister and grandmother passed away, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at a Fort Worth hospital.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, Springtown.
Marilyn was born April 4, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Edgar Hayden and Pansie Viola Bates White. They both preceded her in death along with her brother, Alton White and grandson, Dustin Martin.
She is survived by her husband, Manuel Alvarado; her children, Eddie Martin, Laura Fager and husband, Mark, Billy Martin, Rob Martin-Hart and husband, Brett and Robin Barker-Castillo and husband, Jerry; brother Earl White and wife, Betty; sister, Cathi Pierpont; grandchildren, Brandon and Alicia Barker, Jimmy and Collin Fager and T.J.… Read the rest

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Cathy Louise Ramos 1974 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Cathy Louise Ramos 1974 – 2017

Cathy Louise Ramos, 42, loving wife, best mom and best friend, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.
Service is at 12 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Interment is at Azleland Memorial Park immediately following the service.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Cathy Louise Ramos was born Sept. 13, 1974 in Dallas to Mark David Cox and Louise Rhodes Norfleet.
She dearly loved her family, watching NASCAR and beating her husband at Fantasy Football.
Cathy was a social butterfly at every VW event. She loved gatherings with friends and family and going on road trips.… Read the rest

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