Willis B. Welch, Jr. 62, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Chapel. Interment is at Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Willis was born June 12, 1954 in Azle to Willis Welch, Sr. and Eunice Rhoten Welch. He graduated from Riverside High School, attended TCC and TCU studying music. Willis loved to play the piano. He got to meet Van Cliburn at one of his concerts and even got to go back stage and talk to him. He bought himself a grand piano and our mother said he almost drove her nuts practicing.… Read the rest
Margaret Ann Wirsing McBride, 75, passed away Nov. 11, 2016 in Azle.
Memorial services will be held Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Solid Rock Bible Church, 591 S. Reno Rd. Springtown ,Texas 76082.
Margaret was born Dec. 21 1940 in Fort Worth to Hershal and Ann Dean.
They both preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughters, Jeryl and husband Les Haralson, Dee and husband Jimbo Suratt; sister, Evelyn and husband, Coy Newby; five grandchildren, Cory Fields, Sarah Allen, Brandon Allen, Valerie and Colby Cowan, Kacie Suratt; two nieces, Lori and Amanda; and nine great-grandchildren.
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Charles Heron Alcorn, 83, of Weatherford, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening, November 17, from 5 until 7 p.m. at North Side Baptist Church in Weatherford. Graveside committal service will be held Friday, at 2 p.m. at Bethesda Cemetery.
Charles was born April 4, 1933, in Grasshopper (Jack County) to George and Hettie Alcorn. He and Danna Sue Grable were married for 62 years. Together they had five children.
Charles was a member of the Texas National Guard in his early years. He was an aeronautical engineer for Lockheed Martin for over 40 years before his retirement.… Read the rest
June Clare Nolan, born May 24, 1925 in Buffalo, New York to Harry and Josephine Henk, passed from glory of family to the glory of Heaven on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Krum United Methodist Church, 1001 East McCart Street, Krum, Texas 76249.
In lieu of flowers, the Nolan family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).
May God bless you, Mom, as you have blessed your family these many wonderful years.
June lived in Buffalo, New York throughout her childhood and met the man of her dreams, Damon Nolan, while attending Marquette University in Wisconsin, where she majored in chemistry.… Read the rest
James Frank Fulcher passed away Oct. 31, 2016 in Weatherford, Texas. James was born Dec. 6, 1946 in Richland Springs.
Services will be held Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. at Azleland Cemetery, 850 N. Cardinal Rd., Azle, Texas 76020
James leaves behind his daughter, Karen Ginn, her husband, Richard Ginn; son James Fulcher, Jr.; grandchildren Breann Ginn and Chandler Ginn; sister, Lynn Harvey and other loving family members. Services in care of Roberts Family Affordable Funeral Home, 5025 Jacksboro Hwy., Fort Worth, Texas 76114.
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Beverly Anne Fulcher passed away Nov. 9, 2016 in Fort Worth.… Read the rest
Annie Jewell Hollingsworth passed away Nov. 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Services were held Nov. 11, 2016 2 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery located at 3100 White Settlement Rd. Fort Worth, Texas 76107 Annie was born Oct. 23, 1918 to her parents Samuel McAda and Kathryn R. McAda in Pancake, Texas.
Annie is survived by her son, David M. Hollingsworth, her sister, Delores McAda Womack and friends.
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Charles “David” Massey, 59, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 in Lipan.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 at Triple Cross Cowboy Church in Granbury. Interment was at Bishop Cemetery in Lipan. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.
Memorials may be made to Hood County Livestock Raisers Association, P.O. Box 2061, Granbury, Texas, 76048.
David was born Jan. 12, 1957 in Fort Worth to Charles and Donna Beard Massey. He was a Fort Worth Lieutenant firefighter for 31 years. He was a rancher and farmer.… Read the rest
Brenda Joyce Bryant went to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
Services will be held Friday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Greenwood Chapel, in Fort Worth. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood.
Brenda was a long time resident of Azle and of New Hope Baptist Church. She was an avid gardener, a good cook, and loved everybody that she met. She was dearly loved by her family.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Eva and Allie Bryant; brothers, Lloyd Bryant, Buddy Bryant, Thomas Bryant, Jack Bryant, Delbert Bryant, Dutch Bryant, and Paul Bryant; and sister, Dorothy Wilkerson.… Read the rest
Kelly Wayne Mitchell, 76, went to be with the Lord on Friday evening, Nov. 11, 2016, in Fort Worth.
Funeral service was held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Lakeside. Interment was at Ash Creek Cemetery in Azle. Visitation was from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Memorials: Senior Adult Ministry at First Baptist Church of Lakeside, 8801 Jacksboro Hwy., Lakeside, Texas, 76135.
Kelly Wayne Mitchell was born May 29, 1940, in Hobart, Oklahoma, to Robert and Dolly Mitchell. He grew up in Hobart and graduated from Hobart High School in 1958, after which he attended Texas Tech on scholarship for football, a sport that he truly loved.… Read the rest
Charles “Jay” Freeman, 45, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Triple Cross Cowboy Church, Granbury. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery, Lipan. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at Wiley Chapel, Lipan.
Memorials can be made to the Jay Freeman Memorial Fund c/o Comanche National Bank, 14003 South FM 4, Santo, Texas 76472.
Jay was born March 15, 1971 in Abilene to E.J. and Charlotte Freeman. When Jay met Amber Dildy, she beat him at a game of pool and stole his heart. They married Oct.… Read the rest