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

Maria Rivera Garza

November 21, 2017

María Rivera Garza, 77, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully on November 21,2017 at Medical City Hospital in Fort Worth. Maria was born on March 27,1940 in Sabinas Hildago, N.L., Mexico to Juan Rivera and Elid

Joani Youngblood

November 20, 2017

Rebecca Joan Bodine Youngblood, 74, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed peacefully on November 20, 2017 Joani was born on November 12, 1943 in Frederick, Oklahoma to Harmon Maddox and Clara Jean Killam Bodine. Joani was raised in Missio

Helene Isbel Nelson Binion

November 16, 2017

Helene Isbel Nelson Binion, 93, passed away November 16, 2017. Helene was born February 20, 1924 in Ogdensburg, NY, the daughter of William and Audrey Nelson.  She married Charles C. Binion in 1950 and they were married 41 years.  While in Roche

Paul Hanley Jones

November 15, 2017

Paul Jones died peacefully Wednesday morning, November 15, 2017. Paul Hanley Jones was born on October 25, 1956 in Fort Worth to Bill Manning and Edna Mae Hanley Jones. A 1975 graduate of Paschal H.S., Paul attended the University of Texas Austin

Bruce Charles DuMez

November 15, 2017

Bruce Charles DuMez was born June 16, 1953 in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Wilson V. and Barbara Cady Dumez.

Dawn Landers

November 13, 2017

Dawn was born May 10, 1954 in California. She is survived by her husband, James.

Charles Harrison Gardner III

November 12, 2017

Charles H. "Chick" Gardner III passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at home surrounded by family and friends. Chick was born June 16, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Charles H. and Claribell Gardner, and brother to the late,

Ava Mae Thomas Andersen

November 11, 2017

Ave Mae Thomas Andersen died Saturday, November 11, 2017. Born December 13, 1931 in Everman, she was the daughter of Arthur Eulen Thomas and Bessie Mae Small Thomas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 yea

Margie Ann Vaden McMaster

November 10, 2017

Margie Ann McMaster, 79, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Born Nov. 27, 1937 in Temple, Texas, Margie was the daughter of L. A. Vaden & Jessie Garner Vaden.  She graduated Salutatorian from Temple High School, Temple, Texas in 19

Patricia Ann Patterson Sharratt

November 10, 2017

Patricia Ann Patterson Sharratt was born October 3, 1923 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the daughter of Joseph Julian and Madaline Gammel Patterson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Gordon Sharratt and her sons, Robert George Sharratt a

Winfred "Win" Hooper Jr.

November 9, 2017

Winfred “Win” Hooper Jr., beloved husband, father, mentor and well-respected trial lawyer, crossed the bridge into eternal life on November 9, 2017. He died as he lived with great strength, courage and dignity. Win was born to Erma Lovell and

John Edmund Langdon

November 6, 2017

John Edmund Langdon died peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Johnny was born October 23, 1944, in San Francisco, the son of Jack and Dora Lee Langdon.  He graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth in 1963 and TC

Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens

November 3, 2017

Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens, 76, died Friday, November 3, 2017 after a courageous battle with Alzheimers. Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens was born April 11, 1941 in Ferguson, Missouri, the feisty, spirited daughter of Ralph C. and Hope Holloway Zimme

Robert Lewis Paukner

November 2, 2017

Robert (Bob) Paukner was born March 10, 1936 and passed away November 02, 2017,  at Trinity Mission in Burleson, Texas with his wife, Ruthie, by his bedside. Bob served four years in the United States Navy and graduated from North Texas State Uni

Mary Elizabeth Beard Sullivan

November 1, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Beard Sullivan was born March 18, 1911, in San Antonio. Her parents were Dick W. Beard and Elsie Rutledge Beard. The family relocated to Fort Worth and bought a home on Orange Street - home base for many years. Her father was in t

Jacqueline Helene Jullien Rice

October 30, 2017

Jacqueline Helene Jullien Rice, 89, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017. Jacqueline was born November 20, 1927 in Orleans, France, the daughter of Robert and Helen Boulay Jullien.  She grew up in France and met Monroe Rice while he was stati

Eugenia Lynne "Genie" Furber

October 30, 2017

Eugenia Lynne "Genie" Furber died October 30, 2017. A complete obituary will be published as available.

Marlene Ackels Mallick

October 24, 2017

Marlene Ackels Mallick passed away peacefully in her Fort Worth home on October 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born January 6, 1933, Marlene was a graduate, with honors, of Ursuline Academy in Dallas and served as her Senior Class’ C

Margaret Ella "Sam" Sims Rausch

October 22, 2017

Margaret Ella "Sam" Rausch (Sims), aged 75, went peacefully to be with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Kingdom on Sunday October 22, 2017. Margaret was born August 30, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas to Myrtle Frances Sims (Fergason) and Richard Bruce Sim

Samuel David Glassman

October 19, 2017

Samuel David Glassman, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Fort Worth. Samuel was born May 24, 1939 in Greenville Texas to Thomas Charles “Charlie” and Alma Strauss Glassman.  Sammy, as he was called by those closest to him, graduated from the

Milton William "Mickey" Braden Jr.

October 16, 2017

Milton W. “Mickey” Braden died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Monday morning, October 16, 2017. Mickey was born on November 24, 1936, in New Orleans, LA to Milton William Sr. and Mary Cannavan Braden.  A faithful alum of the Holy Cr

Linda Jo Westbrook Oakes

October 10, 2017

Linda Jo Westbrook Oakes, 66, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, after battling multiple sclerosis and cancer for many years. Linda was born February 6, 1951 to Bobby and Wanda Westbrook in Waxahachie, Texas. After graduat

Lt. Col. Donald Harbour, USAF (ret.)

October 8, 2017

Lt. Col. Donald Harbour, U.S.A.F. (ret.) died peacefully on Sunday evening, October 8, 2017. Donald Harbour was born on December 1, 1933 to Albert Joseph and Helen Victoria Karwoski Harbour in Albany, NY. Following high school he enlisted in the U

Philip John Biancalana

October 7, 2017

Phil Biancalana died peacefully on Saturday evening, October 7, 2017 surrounded by his wife, daughters, parents and siblings. Philip John Biancalana was born on July 17, 1967, in Chicago, IL, to Ralph Peter and Joanne Kamola Biancalana, and the fa

Venita Lou Terry Akers

October 7, 2017

Venita Lou Terry Akers, 94, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, October 7, 2017, after a short illness. Venita was born on February 23, 1923, in DeLeon, Texas and attended DeLeon public schools until her graduation as Valedictorian of her class