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
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
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.
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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
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
Lela Mae Lewis, 95 lovingly passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.
Service was held Saturday, Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. at Greenwood in Fort Worth.
Lela was born on Dec. 23, 1920 to Ollie Mae Murphy Visage and Stanley Francis Visage, in Lockney, Texas.
Lela loved to dance and enjoyed flowers and gardening. She’s now dancing in Heaven with her loving friends and siblings who have passed on. We shall miss her with all our hearts.
Lela met and then married the love of her life, Richard Leland Lewis on September 7, 1948. They’ve lived in Azle, Texas for 52 years.… Read the rest
Billy Glenn Bass, 79, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at home with his loving family by his side.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 27 in Jaybird Cemetery under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Bill was born June 18, 1936, at his family country home in Joplin to the late Alta Clare and Thorbin Bass. He was a strong Christian who loved his church, friends and singing with them in the choir.
Bill was a Mason, Past Master of Riverside Lodge #834 and Order of the Eastern Star. He loved playing his steel guitar and was a member of the TexasSteel Guitar Association.… Read the rest
James Wood Gregory, 78, dedicated husband, father, and grandfather passed away at home, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 in Springtown.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at White’s Funeral Chapel in Springtown. Visitation was 5 – 7 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Interment was at Springtown Cemetery with Masonic Rites.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the First United Methodist Church of Springtown or the Scottish Rite’s Hospitals of Texas.
James was born Feb. 20, 1938 in Lampasas to the late John Gregory and Edrie McKissick. He had been a Springtown resident since 1964.
James served his country in the United States Army and worked 30 plus years as a commercial refrigeration mechanic.… Read the rest
Patricia Ann Lee (Mimi), 70, passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 while surrounded by loved ones in Dallas, Texas.
The family had a celebration of her Home Going on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 to honor her wishes.
Patricia was born June 6, 1945 in Bakersfield California to Ronald Carl and Jeanne (Whittenton) Heartsill. She spent the last 16 years working on the prayer line for DayStar Television, fulfilling her calling of praying for others.
Patricia was loved by many and seldom met a stranger, her personality was huge and she was a selfless person willing to do anything she could to help others.… Read the rest
John Joseph Scallan, 76, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 surrounded by his family.
Services were held Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Community Church in Aledo under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home. Interment was in Strong Memorial Cemetery, Slocum.
John was born to the late Cleve John Scallan of Pineville, Louisiana and Rose Ellen VanAckeran of Seattle, Washington in 1939. He was the third of five children, Jerry, Anne, Morris, and Richard. John grew up hunting and riding horses with his friends from Catholic school.
He joined the Army/National Guard, later moving to Fort Worth for a fresh start.… Read the rest