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Ernest Dial 1954 – 2016

December 20, 2016

Ernest Dial, 62, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.
Service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at White’s Azle Chapel. Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Graham.
Ernest was born Jan. 26, 1954 in Fort Worth. He was a 20 year volunteer fireman with Edgecliff Fire Department and a police officer with Forest Hill, River Oaks, and Fort Worth.
He was employed with Med Star over 15 years. Ernest was raised in the city but became a country boy fast. He loved animals, showing miniature horses, enjoyed fishing and spending time at home with his family. Ernest was a kind and caring person.
Ernest was preceded in death by his parents.… Read the rest

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Mary Davies 1937 – 2016

December 20, 2016
Mary Davies 1937 – 2016

Mary Davies, 79, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.
Graveside service was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Azleland Memorial Park under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Mary was born in Robert Lee, Texas on April 30, 1937. She loved gardening, playing golf and bird watching. Mary had enjoyed living and traveling to the Far East.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Susie Shelton; brothers, Allen and Bill Shelton; and husband of 27 years, Stephen Davies.
Survivors include daughter, Debby Moore and fiancé, Jeff Hamic; son, David Davies and wife, Debbie; brothers, Ed Shelton, and Jack Shelton and wife, Joan; granddaughters, Taylor Moore, Stephanie Davies and Michelle Davies.… Read the rest

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Stella Pappas McCanlies 1926 – 2016

December 20, 2016
Stella Pappas McCanlies 1926 – 2016

Stella Pappas McCanlies, 90, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 in Azle. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment was at 3 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery in Cisco. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. McCanlies and her husband Jack owned and operated a ranch in Stevens County. She moved to the Azle area after the loss of her husband in 1997.
Stella was preceded in death by husband of 39 years, Jack Edward McCanlies; parents Theo Pappas Sr.… Read the rest

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Keith Wendal Hoover 1958 – 2016

December 20, 2016
Keith Wendal Hoover 1958 – 2016

Keith Wendal Hoover, age 58, passed away Dec. 3, 2016 in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Visitation will be at Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Rd. in Fort Worth, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21.
Service will be at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart Street in Azle, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, with interment immediately following at Ash Creek Cemetery, located behind Ash Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Hoover’s full obituary was published in the Dec. 14 edition of the Azle News when service information was pending.

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Don Lee Corley, Jr. 1954 – 2016

December 20, 2016
Don Lee Corley, Jr. 1954 – 2016

Don Lee Corley, Jr., 61, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Visitation is Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Greenwood Funeral Home, Live Oak Room, 3100 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Lighthouse Fellowship, 7200 Robertson Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76135.
Don Lee was born Dec. 7, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas. Son of Don Corley, Sr. and Margaret Ann Walker (Harris, Corley), he graduated from Boswell High School in 1973 as an Eagle Scout.
Don married Sandra K Christian on July 24, 1976 in Fort Worth at the Botanical Gardens.… Read the rest

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Damon Patrick Nolan I 1927 – 2016

December 14, 2016
Damon Patrick Nolan I 1927 – 2016

Damon Patrick Nolan I, born March 9, 1927 in Loogootee, Indiana to Peter and Eva Nolan, passed from glory of family to the glory of Heaven on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at Krum United Methodist Church, Sat, Dec. 17, at 1 p.m., 1001 East McCart, Krum, TX 76249. Interment of Damon and June’s ashes will be at the Veterans National Cemetery in Dallas on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016.
In lieu of flowers, the Nolan family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).
May God bless you, Dad; and tell Mom, Maureen, Kevin, Mike and Merrick “Hi!” for us.… Read the rest

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William “Bill” F. Parr 1942 – 2016

December 14, 2016
William “Bill” F. Parr 1942 – 2016

William “Bill” F. Parr, 74, Vietnam veteran and retired Air Force SMSGT, of Waco, passed away Dec. 5, 2016. Services were held Dec. 9, 2016 at OakCrest Funeral Home in Waco, and burial was Dec. 10 at Azleland Cemetery.
Bill was born June 6, 1942 in Butte, Montana to William and Kathleen Parr. He attended public schools in Dillon, Montana and graduated from Beaverhead County High School. In 1961, Bill joined the Air Force and served 26 years, he spent six of those years overseas in England and Thailand. His service spanned three continents and five states.
Upon retirement from the Air Force, Bill worked for DynCorp in Spokane, Washington and later moved to Waco to work for Chrysler Technology Airborne Systems until his second retirement in 2007.… Read the rest

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Ronald Richard Krumland 1941 – 2016

December 14, 2016
Ronald Richard Krumland 1941 – 2016

Ronald Richard Krumland, 75, passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.
Ronald was born Oct. 6, 1941 in Columbus, Nebraska to Edgar and Wilma Krumland. He was an accomplished pilot and flight instructor. He loved to fly model airplanes and tinkering in the man cave.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Krumland; sons, Dan and wife, Kim and Ron and wife, Robbie; grandchildren, Zachary, Danica, and Patrick; numerous brothers and sisters; and many beloved family and friends.

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Jimmy King Sr. 2016

December 14, 2016
Jimmy King Sr. 2016

Jimmy King Sr. passed away Dec. 10, 2016.
Visitation will be held Dec. 14, 2016 at 11 a.m. followed by a service at 1 p.m. at Roberts Family Funeral Home, located at 5025 Jacksboro Hwy., Fort Worth 76114.
He is survived by a loving wife of 50 years Sondra King; children, Jimmy King Jr., Larry King and Stacie Gray; grandchildren, Mark and Heather King, Michael King, Jennifer King, Brooklynn Scarborough, Kelsi King, Bailey Gray and Perry Hicks Jr; great-granddaughter, Hannah King; and sisters, Sandra Worley and Wanda Gifford.

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Joe Ellison 1946 – 2016

December 14, 2016
Joe Ellison 1946 – 2016

Joe Ellison, 70, devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
Service is at 10 a.m. Friday in White’s Azle Chapel. Interment is at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Joe was born Nov. 22, 1946 in Melissa to James and Billie Smith Ellison. He grew up in Pottsboro and graduated in Denison. Joe retired from Lockheed Martin after 46 years of service. He was an avid hunter, was a Cowboy fan, and enjoyed being outdoors with family friends. Joe loved family, friends and fellowship.… Read the rest

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