Thompson Harveson and Cole has served families in Fort Worth since 1911. We are a family-owned, multi-generational funeral home that is committed to providing sound advice and the finest personal service. We can provide and arrange for:

  • full traditional services at our chapel, your church or other facility, or at graveside
  • funeral arrangements with cremation or other personalized options
  • modified services, including transport to or from the local area
  • pre-need funeral plans that are flexible and affordable
  • community-outreach events to churches, civic organizations, and community support groups


We understand the importance of dealing with people you know and trust. For more than a century, we have built mutually-supportive relationships with generations of Fort Worth citizens. We are committed to local ownership and family operations for years to come.

Meaningful funerals do not just happen. –Alan Wolfeldt

Recent Obituaries

Betty Zane Forrester

July 13, 2018

Betty Zane Forrester passed away Friday July 13, 2018. Mrs. Forrester was born June 22, 1923 in Fort Worth. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School and attended Arlington State College. She married Vernon Forrester in 1944. She was a memb

Esther Cantu Barrientes

July 11, 2018

Esther Barrientes, 89, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, surrounded by her family at Vitas Hospice. Esther was born October 24, 1928 in Creedmore, Texas. She retired from Montgomery Wards after 35 years and became office manager for husband

Charlton Yarnell Jacobs Phelps

July 9, 2018

CHARLTON YARNALL PHELPS (née Jacobs) died peacefully on Monday, July 9 in Fort Worth Texas at her daughter, Sophia Yarnall Payne’s home. Charlton was born in Haverford, PA in 1926 to Sophia Yarnall and Reginald R. Jacobs. She attended the Baldw

Susan Annette Davis Schneider

July 6, 2018

Susan Annette Schneider passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family at home in North Richland Hills, Texas. She was born in Columbus, Kansas to Rosemary and Joe Davis and was the youn

Paul A. Clinkscales

July 1, 2018

Paul A. Clinkscales passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by family, from complications of Alzheimer’s. Paul was born August 23, 1934, in San Antonio, Texas, the only child of Paul A. and Vera Norma Weygand Clinkscales. He attended school

Linda A. Burns

July 1, 2018

Linda A. Burns passed peacefully into the arms of her loving heavenly Father on July 1, 2018, after a long but faith filled struggle with Alzheimer's. Linda was born January 18, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas and spent her youth there until moving to

Rolland Fredrick Oakes, M.D.

June 23, 2018

Rolland F. Oakes, M.D., 92, passed away at his home in Dennis, Texas on June 23, 2018. Dr. Oakes was born in Steen, MN in 1926. He graduated from the University of Missouri, where he was captain of the football team for two years. During WW II, he

Naoma Hudson Fairweather

June 21, 2018

Naoma Hudson Fairweather, 88, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at her home in Fort Worth. Naoma was born September 17, 1929 in Iredell, Texas. She grew up and attended public school in Cleburne graduating from Cleburne High School. After finish

Mary F. McLarry

June 21, 2018

Mary Fauncein McLarry, 85, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018. Mary was born on September 13, 1932 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Jess and Alice McLarry.  Mary entered the Roman Catholic Order of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur in 1950.  She rece

John Royce Armstrong

June 18, 2018

John was a true renaissance man. He was raised in Alabama, he was an alum of the University of Alabama. He later studied at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he also interned with the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. He was then chos

Mary Louise Boteler

June 16, 2018

Mary Louise Boteler passed away peacefully June 16, 2018 in Fort Worth. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her loving family and friends. Louise was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota born on May 16, 1918 and moved to Fort Worth

Paul David Saxton

June 16, 2018

Paul David Saxton, 65, died June 16, 2018. Paul was born June 14, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Harvey Allen Saxton and Mary Lou Compau Saxton. He served in the US Army and was a warehouse supervisor.

Elaine Johnson

June 16, 2018

Elaine Johnson, 82, retired from Talbots after 25 years of sales, died June 16, 2018 in Fort Worth. Elaine was born November 17, 1935 and raised in Rosenburg, Texas. When the original Talbots opened in Fort Worth, Elaine, being the hard working de

Dorothy Jean Sanford Garrett

June 9, 2018

Dorothy S. Garrett, 93, died Saturday, June 9, 2018. Dorothy Jean Sanford Garrett was born July 26, 1924 in Concho County, Texas.  She grew up in Brownwood and attended Brownwood schools and Howard Payne College. Dorothy was a long-time member

William Robb Stout Jr.

June 8, 2018

William Robb Stout Jr. of Watauga passed unexpectedly at home where he transitioned from this earth into the arms of our beloved Savior on June 8, 2018. Bill Jr. was born July 25, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Bill Sr. and Kay Stout.  He

Peggy Ann Grogan

June 7, 2018

Early in the morning of June 7, 2018, our Mother/sister/friend Peggy Ann Grogan died at the age of 82 after a brief stay in a hospice unit. On September 22, 1935, Peggy was born to the late William James and Marian Agnes Gray in Waco, Texas. As a

Juanita Brooks Turner

June 7, 2018

Juanita Turner passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018. Juanita Turner was born September 16, 1923 to Leslie E. and Elizabeth A. Stout Brooks in Decatur. She graduated from Lingleville High School where she lettered in basketball.  Having worked in bo

Jo Ann Fanning Durham

June 5, 2018

Jo Ann Fanning Durham passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Jo Ann was born on May 31, 1935 in Sulphur Springs to Judge William Jeffress Fanning and Merle Jo Barrett Fanning.  At age 5, her grandmother, Callie Elizabeth Fanning, took her into the

Ray Bowman Duncan, M.D.

June 5, 2018

Ray Bowman Duncan was the only child of Ray Sigler Duncan and Lilyan Bowman Duncan.  He attended Westminster College and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.  He graduated in 1957 and attended St Louis University College of Medicine.  In Ju

E. Montgomery (Monty) Smith Jr.

June 5, 2018

Monty graduated from TCU in 1960.  He was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and held the position of pledge trainer in 1959-1960. Monty joined the Navy in 1960 and was accepted into Officer Candidate School in January 1961. Upon being commissio

Bernice Bernhardt Hixson

June 5, 2018

Bernice Bernhardt Hixson died Tuesday June 5, 2018. Bernice worked in an accounting career until starting Southwest Mobile Supply with her husband, John.  Bernice enjoyed worldwide travels, entertaining her grandsons, and working in her beautiful

Bonnie Bernice Scogins Timmins

June 3, 2018

Bonnie Bernice Scogins Timmins, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Fort Worth, Texas, on June 3, 2018, at the age of 101. Bonnie was born on August 31, 1916 in Timpson, Texas, to Chappie Doolin and Arthula Bell Nelson

Gene McGhee Buck

June 2, 2018

Gene McGhee Buck died in her usual elegant way, peacefully closing her eyes in the early morning of June 2, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Buck was 94. Born in Chicago, Illinois on September 7, 1923, Gene McGhee was the daughter of William and Lillian Mc

Mary Ann Dilger Melton

May 31, 2018

Mary Ann Dilger Melton, 82, died Thursday, May 31, 2018. Born December 2, 1935 in Laramie, Wyoming, the daughter of Raymond J. and Mabel C. (Power) Dilger, she was a science teacher for 27 years in the Fort Worth ISD and 5 years with the Texas Boy

Pauline Walton West

May 29, 2018

Pauline Walton West passed on peacefully May 29, 2018, at her home in Fort Worth. Pauline was the youngest of four children born to Livvie Ashworth and John Mac Walton in Fort Worth. She and her siblings were raised on 6th Avenue in the current ho