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Jack B. Pipla 1930 – 2016

March 16, 2016
Jack B. Pipla 1930 – 2016

Jack B. Pipla, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2016.
Service was held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in White’s Azle Chapel. Interment will be held 11:15 A.M. Thursday at DFW National Cemetery.
Jack was born November 21, 1930 in Hennessey, Oklahoma to the late Joe and Artie Marie Pipla. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. Jack was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He retired from Arizona Public Service after 35 years.
Survivors include wife of 63, Alice Virginia Pipla; sons, James Pipla (Cheryl), and Ricky Pipla; daughter, Jackie Pipla (Scott); granddaughter, Jessica Furdaus (Jason); great-granddaughter, Hope Marie Furdaus; special family, Sharon Clinton, Jeanie Schroeder, Sylvia Graves, and Sherry Glasgow.… Read the rest

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Michael Mozisek 1949 – 2016

March 16, 2016
Michael Mozisek 1949 – 2016

Michael Mozisek, 66, passed away Friday, March 4, 2016 with his loving family by his side.
Michael was born July 8, 1949 in San Antonio to James Anthony and Isabelle Mozisek. He enjoyed working with computers, loved to watch western movies, especially John Wayne. Michael honorably served his country in the United States Air Force as a Sargent. He was a wonderful family man, good at working on automobiles, especially his 72 Dodge Charger SE Edition, of which he was so proud.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Dale Mozisek.
Survivors include daughter, Jennifer Allen and husband, Casey; son, Sean Mozisek and wife, Leana Mozisek; brother, James Mozisek; daughter, Kristin Alice Mozisek; and eight grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Robert Lane Shearer 1958 – 2016

March 16, 2016
Robert Lane Shearer 1958 – 2016

Robert Lane Shearer, 57, a loved brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend passed away from cancer, on Sunday, March 6th, 2016, at a Fort Worth Hospital, with family by his side.
A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m, Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, TX.
The youngest of 6 children, Robert was born in Azle on September 12, 1958 to Eartis and Anna Ketcham Shearer. He graduated from Azle High School in 1977 and was a talented carpenter/cabinet maker by trade. He was an avid outdoorsman/sportsman/hunter who spent many a day at the deer lease with his brothers, nephews, cousins and friends.… Read the rest

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Christian Shane Fonville 2001 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Christian Shane Fonville 2001 – 2016

Christian Shane Fonville, 14, of Azle was welcomed into heaven Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, while surrounded by his family and enormous amounts of prayer.
Service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Azle. Committal was at 4 p.m. at New Hope Cemetery in Jones County. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church of Azle, 200 Church St. in Azle.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Christian Shane Fonville Youth Foundation, c/o The National Bank of Texas, Azle Branch, 405 Commerce St., Azle, Texas 76020.… Read the rest

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Ramon Lopez 1926 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Ramon Lopez 1926 – 2016

Ramon Lopez, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 3, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral was held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 7, at Mount Olivet.
Ramon was born June 24, 1926, in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, June 8, 1951. Ramon was a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Navy from June 6, 1944, to July 5, 1946. He moved to Texas where he met the love of his life, Lillian Allene, and married around the age of 39 in 1966.… Read the rest

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Shirley Sue Cox 2016

March 9, 2016
Shirley Sue Cox 2016

Shirley Sue Cox, 67, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 with her family by her side.
“Fun”eral Celebration will be held Saturday, March 12, 1-4 at The Abbey Church, 10400 Jacksboro Hwy, to share memories.
This world lost a very feisty, loving wife, mother (mom), nanny, sister, aunt and friend.
She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Her love was for her family, friends and her dog, Tinker Belle.
Her home was always open and the holidays would always be filled with family, love, laughter, food and decorations.
She loved crafts, painting, sewing and her doll collection.
Preceded in death by her Mother, Mary Faulkner, 2 brothers, James and Jackie Faulkner.… Read the rest

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Emagene Davis Cooper 1916 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Emagene Davis Cooper 1916 – 2016

 

Emagene Davis Cooper, passed in to the arms of Jesus, Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the age of 99 years.
Service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday in White’s Azle Chapel. Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at White’s Azle Chapel.
Emagene was born December 22, 1916 in Italy, Texas to Eli and Bessie Beck Murphree. She raised four children.
Emagene loved to play music with the Humdingers Band at the Senior Citizen Center. She was a devoted Christian lady and was active in the GA’s at the Baptist Church. She lived in Azle for 95 years beginning school at 5 years and graduated from Azle High School.… Read the rest

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Kenneth Eugene Bankhead 1941 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Kenneth Eugene Bankhead 1941 – 2016

Graveside services to be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. by Roberts Family Affordable Funeral Home at Azleland Cemetery and Memorial Park in Azle, Texas.
Kenneth Eugene Bankhead was born Feb. 18, 1941 in Lawndale, California to Charlie B. Bankhead and Irma Clara Waddle-Bankhead. Kenneth married Zelma “June” Rich. Together, they raised two sons and a daughter; Timmy Hudson, Kenneth Bankhead Jr. and Christyna Breitenstein. Kenneth also leaves ten grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends. Kenneth will be greatly missed.

The Azle News,
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Gladys Keels 1931 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Gladys Keels 1931 – 2016

Gladys Keels, 84, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016. Funeral service is at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church, Angleton.
Burial: Immediately following at Angelton Cemetery.
Gladys was born November 12, 1931 in Marcus, Iowa to Samuel Thomas and Lena Arizona Richards. They both preceded her in death along with her husband, Marshall Keels and five brothers and three sisters. Survivors include children, Tricia (Steve) Siler , Marshall (Thelma) Keels and Gale (Mike) Kinkade; brother Samuel Richards; sister, Gloria Bergen; sister-in-laws, Nelda Richards and Mary Richards; grandchildren, Ray, Wayne, Jeffrey, Wesley, Stephen, Niki, Thomas, Tricia and Tracy; great grandchildren, Tristan, Reese, Kira, Jonathan, Stephanie, Ray Jr., Ryan, Ian, Sierra, Kobe and Mikey; great great grandson Bently; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.… Read the rest

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Jana Marie Young 1950 – 2016

March 9, 2016
Jana Marie Young 1950 – 2016

Jana Marie Young, 66, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Azle, 200 Church St., Azle. Committal: 11 a.m. Thursday in Restlawn Gardens of Memory in Newton, Kanas. Visitation: 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the church.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to careity.org, which is dedicated to providing oncology services for economically challenged cancer patients.
Jana was born in Manhattan, Kanas, Feb. 18, 1950, to Keith and Evelyn Garrison. Jana was a loving mother to five children, Kelly, Karen, Kasey, Becky and Kyler.… Read the rest

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