Gerald Edward Gronenthal Sr., 78 passed away April 26, 2016. Known to most as “Jerry”, he may be gone but never forgotten.
Jerry had been an Azle resident since 1984 and worked for the City of Azle for 21 years. Although, a proud New Yorker, he was happy to hang his hat in Azle, Texas. Jerry enjoyed horse racing, a good game of poker and teaching you a lesson on the pool table. He spent his days enjoying his family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence, wife, Barbara and son, Michael.
Survivors include children, Helen Zimmerman and husband, Wayne of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Jerry Gronenthal Jr., Fort Worth, Texas, Robert Gronenthal and wife, Maureen of Levittown, New York, and Barbarann Simmons and husband, Marc of Weatherford, Texas.… Read the rest
Nick Wilson, 47, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 with his loving family by his side.
Memorial Service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Ash Creek Baptist Church.
Nick was born in Dallas May 2, 1969 to Nick Edward and Inez Beseda Wilson. He enjoyed spending time with his son, Brock. He was into fitness training and training dogs which he dearly loved. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force and had been a police officer with Lewisville Police Department for five years. Nick will be missed by all that knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.… Read the rest
William “Wild Bill” Shine, went home to hang out with the Lord on May 5, 2016.
In lieu of flowers or donations, please take time to talk to a stranger, call an old friend or smile to make someone’s day. That is what Bill would be doing right now if he was here. We can all hear him saying, as he did every time he would leave our gatherings – Love you with all my heart!
Bill always looked forward to spending time with his kids Crystal, Jenrette and Robert, and his grandkids Ruby, Nicholas, Cameron and Brandon. He loved baseball, fishing, hunting, chasing women and making friends everywhere he went.… Read the rest
Anita Kay Batey, 66, a long time resident of Azle, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016, in her home, surrounded by her family.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle. Services are in care of White’s Funeral Home – Weatherford.
Anita was born Aug. 21, 1949 in Fresno, California, daughter of Happy and Helen Jefferies Thompson. She was a dedicated employee of R.L.I. for several years.
Anita was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Thompson; father, Happy Thompson; and brother, J. C. Thompson.
She leaves behind her son, Doug Batey and wife, Regina; three grandchildren, Christie Batey, Kimberly Batey and Ashley Batey; six great-grandchildren, Shelby Davis, Emmerson Munoz, Kennedy Gracey, Jett Munoz, Covin Martinez and Cooper Smith; lifelong friend, Peggy Wilkins; and one sister, Sandra Thompson.… Read the rest
Glen Curtis Tate passed away Friday April 8, 2016.
Service will be held May 7, 2016, at 5 p.m. at Azleland Memorial Park Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to a charity of your choice.
Survivors include wife, Lydia Rutowski Tate; daughters, Kassie and husband Tim; Crystal, and Ashley and husband David; ten grandchildren; sister, Rhea and husband Andy; brothers, Roger, Rodney and wife Jana; father-in-law and mother-in-law, D.L. and Jackie Hall as well as many other family members and friends.
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Patricia Ann Clay passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Azle Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Azle Christian Church, 117 Church St., Azle 76020.
Patricia was born Oct. 11, 1938, in El Paso to Col. James and Manu Parker.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Clay Sr.
Survivors include sons, James Clay (Jennifer Owens) and Jerry Clay Jr. (Tina); grandchildren, Kristan Akers (Christopher), James Clay Jr., Elizabeth Clay and Jerry Clay III; great-grandchildren, Jared and Kimber Akers; sister, Nancy Ohman (Col. Nils); nephew, Nick Ohman; niece, Maj.… Read the rest
Verbon Arnold Owen, 87, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at home surrounded by his family.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Committal with military honors at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Memorials are at Walnut Creek Baptist Church, 220 West Reno Road, Reno, Texas 76020.
Verbon Arnold Owen was born in Cullman, Ala., on Dec. 9, 1928, to Verbon and Callie Knight Owen. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Owen was married to Glenda Sue Neighbors on Sept.… Read the rest
Carl Bradley Steagall, 55, passed from this life unexpectedly on April 24, 2016, due to heart failure while on a business trip in Indiana.
Carl was born in Baltimore, Maryland on Nov. 10, 1960 and spent his early childhood in southern California. About the time he entered his teens, the family moved to Lebanon, Tennessee where Carl lived a bucolic life on the family farm near Nashville. In his senior year he moved to Texas to live with his father.
He was a graduate of Aledo High School in Aledo, Texas and later studied at Texas Tech and Del Mar College before returning to California to pursue a career in restaurant management.… Read the rest
Mary Edrie Long, 96, a loving mother and grandma, passed away peacefully, Sunday, May 1, 2016. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday in Springtown Cemetery, under the direction of Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home.
Mary was born Feb. 20, 1920 in Parker County to Tom and Emma Deason Chilcutt. They both preceded her in death along with her husband, Roy M. Long. She was a member of The Union Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughter, Arlene Cox; son, Noman Long; daughter, Nelda Thomas and husband, David; grandchildren, Kerry Ebanks and husband, Eddie, Wyatt and Dallas Cox and Jay Long; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Jake Johnson; and great-great grandson, Levi Johnson.… Read the rest
Conor Lee Davis, 24 of Azle, passed away on April 19, 2016. Conor was born February 24, 1992 in Weatherford, Texas.
Conor leaves behind his father, Kent Davis and wife Shirley of Azle, Texas; mother, Stacie Moore of Fort Worth, Texas; grandmother, Dovie Thomas of Proctor, Texas; grandfather, Keith Davis of Cache, Oklahoma; brother, Andrew Davis and his wife Kylie of Springtown, Texas; brother, Ryan Davis of Lake Worth, Texas; niece, Hadlee Davis of Springtown, Texas; uncle, Karl Davis of Cache, Oklahoma; uncle, Chad Wilkinson of Norfolk, Virginia; aunt Cammie Ryan and her husband Billy of Saginaw, Texas.
The Azle News,
April 27, 2016 Edition… Read the rest