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Michelle Dawn Rankin 1973 – 2014

February 26, 2014
Michelle Dawn Rankin 1973 – 2014

Michelle Dawn Rankin, 40, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
Services were held  Monday, Feb. 24, at White’s Azle Funeral Home. Interment  was at  Ash Creek Cemetery.
Michelle was born May 7, 1973 in Milford, Delaware to Donald and Sally Rankin. She attended Azle High School and enjoyed being a CNA. Michelle had been the manager of several restaurants. She loved animals, especially her little Snuggle Bear and loved to be with people.… Read the rest

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Jim Garrett Reese 1944 – 2014

February 26, 2014
Jim Garrett Reese 1944 – 2014

Jim Garrett Reese, 69, of Fort Worth passed away on his ranch in Milagro, New Mexico, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in Rogers Mortuary and Funeral Home in Las Vegas, New Mexico.  Lifelong friend, Rev. Don McKee will officiate.  Graveside service and burial will be in Buena Vista, New Mexico on the Reese Family Ranch. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.… Read the rest

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Joe “Pa Pa” Price 1939 – 2014

February 26, 2014
Joe “Pa Pa” Price 1939 – 2014

Joe “Pa Pa” Price, 74 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Feb. 9, 2014 at 3:29 p.m.
Memorial services will be held at 11a.m., March 1, 2014, at The Emanuel Bldg. located at 605 S. E. Parkway, Azle, Texas 76020.
Joe was born Nov. 23, 1939 to Delbert and Pearl Price in Anna, Texas. He married the love of his life Ann Price on March 14, 1970. Joe and Ann moved to Reno, Texas, in 1982 and continued to live there until his death.  Joe had many hobbies such as repairing bikes for the neighborhood children, watching the Dallas Cowboys, fishing, and going to the races with his grandsons.… Read the rest

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Anna Louise Ketcham Shearer 1920 – 2014

February 26, 2014
Anna Louise Ketcham Shearer 1920 – 2014

Anna Louise Ketcham Shearer, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, friend and long-time Azle resident, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 peacefully, at home, after a gradual decline of health.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, Texas.
Anna was born July 4, 1920 in Redwing, Colorado to Nicholas and Mary Ellen Judicak Ketcham and at 22 was married to Eartis Roy Shearer, July 11, 1942.… Read the rest

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Dustin Duran Martin 1987 – 2014

February 26, 2014
Dustin Duran Martin 1987 – 2014

Dustin Duran Martin, 26, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at home.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday at Outreach of Love Church, Springtown. Visitations were  from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home. Burial service were at Azleland Memorial Park.
Dustin was born August 14, 1987 in Anadalusia, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Martin. Survivors include; mother and stepfather, Robin and Gerardo Castillo; father, Tim Barker; brother, Brandon Barker and wife, Brittany; sister, Alicia Barker; grandparents, Marilyn Martin and Manueal Alvarado; aunts and uncles, Eddie, Billy and Robert Martin and T.J., Mark, Jimmy, Collin and Laura Fagar; nephews, Gage, Kane and Raiden Barker.… Read the rest

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Ida E. “Sue” Masterson 1944 – 2014

February 19, 2014
Ida E. “Sue” Masterson 1944 – 2014

Ida E. “Sue” Masterson, 70,  a longtime Azle area resident passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in a Weatherford hospital.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Ash Creek Cemetery under the direction of Biggers Funeral Home.
Survivors include; her husband, of 52 years, Charles E. Masterson, Sr. of Azle;  children, Charlotte Furr and husband Eric of Nashville, Tennessee, Betty Jack and husband Paul, Charley Masterson, Jr. and wife Kerrie and Chris Masterson all of Azle; 8 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Thomas Burford Scott 1933 – 2014

February 19, 2014
Thomas Burford Scott 1933 – 2014

Thomas Burford Scott, 80, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 surrounded by family and friends, after suffering from a brief illness.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at Dallas National Cemetery.
Tom was born August 22, 1933 in Springtown, Texas to Frank and Anna Scott. He served his country in the Korean and Vietnam Wars proudly for 20 years. He was a very giving and loving father and grandfather. He loved his Bible and his favorite passage was the 23rd Psalm.… Read the rest

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Tommy Landers 1932 – 2014

February 19, 2014
Tommy Landers 1932 – 2014

Tommy Landers, 81, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
Service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Azle Church of Christ under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Meadowbrook Cemetery, Paris, Texas. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Tommy was born Oct. 23, 1932 in Lake Creek, Texas to the late Autry L. and Lillie Dial Landers.… Read the rest

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Elsie L. Davis 2014

February 19, 2014
Elsie L. Davis 2014

Elsie L. Davis, 68, of Azle died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Funeral service was held Sat., Feb. 15 at the First Baptist Church of Cottondale. Burial followed in Wilson Prairie Cemetery in Bridgeport.
Survivors include; daughters, Cindy Clayton and Katrina Hatcher, son Daryl Davis, and other family.

The Azle News,
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Ethel Owens Lester 2014

February 19, 2014
Ethel Owens Lester 2014

Ethel Owens Lester, 76, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Service was held at 2 p.m. Feb. 15, 2014 at Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno. Interment at Goshen Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Biggers Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Lester was a lifelong Springtown area resident and a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church for over 30 years.… Read the rest

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