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Edith Schellhase Fourton 1931 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Edith Schellhase Fourton 1931 – 2017

Edith Schellhase Fourton passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Graveside services were held at Center Point Cemetery on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are through Wright’s Funeral Parlor in Kerrville, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the charity of your choice. The family invites you to send condolences to wrightsfuneralparlor.net
The family sincerely appreciates the love and kindness of neighbors and friends in Azle. Without their compassion and assistance Edith could not have stayed at home.
Edith was born in George West, Texas on Aug. 14, 1931 to Alex and Helen Schellhase.… Read the rest

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Roger Lee Alexander 1963 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Roger Lee Alexander 1963 – 2017

Roger Lee Alexander, 54, a loving and funny, brother, nephew and uncle Rogie, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at home.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, Springtown.
Roger Lee was born Feb. 9, 1963, in Merkel to James Rolene Jr., and Norma Jean Faubion Alexander. They preceded him in death.
Roger was a graduate of Castleberry High School. He enjoyed tinkering with cars, was a talented auto painter working for Jack Williams Auto and later for himself. Recently, he worked as a pre-need counselor and assistant to his brother in the funeral industry.… Read the rest

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Michael Wayne Parten 1951 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Michael Wayne Parten 1951 – 2017

Michael Wayne Parten, 65, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.
Graveside service is at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at Ash Creek Cemetery.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday prior to the service at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Michael was born Sept. 18, 1951 in Fort Worth to Dewitt and Wanda Padgett Parten.
He graduated from Azle High School in 1969. Michael enjoyed sports, listening to loud rock and roll music, and was a collector of coins, Avon, Marilyn Monroe and Star Wars memorabilia. Michael worked for 20 plus years at a Volkswagen of America Corporation. He was a person who always helped anyone in need.… Read the rest

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Dan J. Rambo 1935 – 2017

February 22, 2017
Dan J. Rambo 1935 – 2017

Dan J. Rambo was born on June 2, 1935, in Fort Smith, Arkansas and passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Marty Leonard Chapel, 3131 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Should friends desire, donations may be made in his honor to SPCA or Humane Society.
Dan earned a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina in 1966; a Bachelor of Architecture from Texas A&M in 1958 and graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1953. He was a passionate lover of animals; especially dogs.… Read the rest

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Sammie Jane (Hannie) Watson 1938 – 2017

February 15, 2017
Sammie Jane (Hannie) Watson 1938 – 2017

On Jan. 30, 2017, the Lord welcomed Sammie Jane (Hannie) Watson, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, home to join her loving husband and other family members in heaven.
Service will be a celebration of her life at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Biggers Funeral Chapel.
Sammie was born on May 10, 1938 in Fort Worth to Bud and Jane Hannie. She married Donald Carol Watson on April 22, 1955 in Saginaw. Sammie and Don raised their family in Azle where she operated Sammie Watson Real Estate until her retirement. After retiring, they enjoyed spending time in Gunnison,, Colorado and Rockport in South Texas.… Read the rest

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Brian George Pitney 1960 – 2017

February 15, 2017
Brian  George Pitney 1960 – 2017

Brian George Pitney of Springtown, Texas passed away on Feb. 9, 2017.
Brian was born May 12, 1960 to his parents, Louis Arthur Pitney and Norma Lillian Burrell in Pacific Grove, California.
Brian leaves behind his daughter, April Pitney, son-in-law, Larry Sullivan, grandsons; Eric Pitney, Jeremiah Pitney and Jake Sullivan; sister, Jane Roberts along with many other loving family and friends.
The Azle News,
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Clyde James Vandergriff 1970 – 2017

February 15, 2017
Clyde James Vandergriff 1970 – 2017

Clyde James Vandergriff, Jr. “C. J.” passed into the loving arms of his heavenly father Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Services for C. J. will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Pastor Wayne Irwin of the Torchlight Community Church, of Crockett and Pastor Luis Febus of Standing In The Sun of San Antonio will be officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. Interment to follow in the V.A. Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.callawayallee.com.Callaway-Allee Funeral Home, 700 East Houston Ave.,Crockett, Texas 75835; 936-544-2244 office.… Read the rest

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Ira Slayden Edwards 2017

February 15, 2017
Ira Slayden Edwards 2017

A memorial service for Mr. Ira Slayden Edwards will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 at Rose-Neath Southside Funeral Home Chapel in Shreveport, Louisiana. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Ira.
As a U.S. Army Veteran who served in WWII; Ira loved gardening and fishing. But more than anything, he loved his family, especially his grandkids, great- grandkids and his little yorkie, Raini. They will always miss him dearly. He will be remembered for his huge heart, caring smile, and the prankster that he was.… Read the rest

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Ruben Flores 1965 – 2017

February 15, 2017
Ruben Flores 1965 – 2017

Ruben Flores, 51, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.
Funeral services were held, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Alexander’s Midway Chapel. Burial followed at Springtown Cemetery.
Vincent was born Nov. 13, 1965 in San Antonio to Jose M. and Guadalupe Cortinas Flores. They both preceded him in death along with his siblings, Pedro, Elida, Arthur, Jerry and Macario. Vincent was a mechanic and worked at T. J.’s Machine shop in Azle.
Survivors include his son, Vincent; and Vincent’s mother, Tami Reyna and her husband, Saul; siblings, Julian, Jospehine, Lucy, Janie, Rachel, Elva, Emily and Joe.… Read the rest

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Jerry Don Womack 1937 – 2017

February 15, 2017
Jerry Don Womack 1937 – 2017

Jerry Don Womack, 79, passed away peacefully at home Feb. 9, 2017, a few days shy of his 80th birthday.
Friends and family were invited to Biggers Funeral Home on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. to pay their respects to such a loving and caring husband, father, father-n-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, mentor and friend to so many.
Jerry will be laid to rest at the DFW National Cemetery with a private family ceremony at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider making a donation to the “Jerry and Helen Womack Scholarship” at Tarrant County College which can benefit only graduates of Azle High School who wish to further their education at the NW Campus of TCC.… Read the rest

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