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

Lt. Col. Mary I. Garza, USAF(ret.)

March 11, 2018

Mary Inez Garza passed away peacefully at a local care center on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Mary was born on July 2, 1932 in San Antonio to Frank G. Garza and Lydia Diaz Garza. From an early age Mary always was a very likeable and humble spirit.

Joyce Claire Shemelynce

March 9, 2018

Joyce Claire Shemelynch, 88, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 in Weatherford. Joyce was born September 18, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Leopold and Daisy Unverzagt. She is joining her loving husband, John, in heaven who preceded her in death

William Macon Ingram

March 8, 2018

William M. "Bill" Ingram, 89, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. William Macon Ingram was born April 27, 1928 in the Walnut Grove community of Gibson County, TN. He attended Springhill schools, graduated from the University of Tennessee

Jody Grant

March 5, 2018

Jody passed away peacefully with all her children by her side Monday morning, March 5, 2018. During her intensive 10-week battle with cancer, she was surrounded day and night by her children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters — a testament to how

William Hites

March 4, 2018

William (Bill) Hites, 91, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, went to be with the Lord, on March 4th 2018. Bill was born in Dallas, and served as a radar technician with the US Army’s Signal Corp during WW II, stationed in the Hawa

James Marvin Coburn

March 1, 2018

James Marvin Coburn died peacefully with his wife by his side on Thursday, March 1, 2018. James Marvin Coburn was born on July 31, 1940 in Perryton, Texas to Marvin Lafayette and Eloise Ruth Bull Coburn.  He was a 1958 graduate of Carter Riversid

Sister Dorothy Ann Flori

February 26, 2018

Dorothy May Flori was born in Waco, Texas, on September 18, 1925, to Aloysius William and Barbara Teresa Kohl Flori. She died on February 26, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Center in Fort Worth. In Waco, she and her siblings attended Sacred Heart Ac

David Paul Marburger

February 26, 2018

David Paul Marburger, a loving grandson, son, father, husband and friend to all was released to the angels on Monday, February 26, 2018 shortly after he and his love, Nadia were married.  He left us with a smile on his face as his pain drifted away.

Samuel Edward Cook Sr.

February 21, 2018

Samuel Edward "Ed" Cook Sr. died Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Samuel Edward Cook Sr. was born December 18, 1936 in Fort Worth, the son of Sam and Haydie Marie Schultz Cook.  Ed, as he was known, was a 1954 graduate of Paschal High School and rec

Phyllis Ann Berry Weber

February 21, 2018

Phyllis Ann Berry Weber of Fort Worth, 92, was taken into God’s loving arms on Wednesday, February 21 after a short illness. She was the daughter of Joseph and Mabel (Kennedy) Berry, and the mother of Jan Farrington (Brian), Suzanne Eklund (Charles

Joan Goodwin Stripling

February 21, 2018

Joan Goodwin Stripling, 83, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. Joan was born on March 30, 1934 in New Albany, Mississippi to Byron and Modean (Henderson) Goodwin. She moved to Fort Worth at an early age and it was there

Mary Louise Clugsten Khan

February 18, 2018

It is with the greatest sadness that the family of Mary Louise Khan announces her unexpected passing in her home on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 64. She was born and lived most of her life in Alton, IL but was living in Fort Worth Texas at

Patricia Helen Collins Massad

February 17, 2018

Patricia Helen Collins Massad passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the age of 84. A prolific gifted lady, she was admired for her beauty and style. Patricia was married for 42 years to Will

Patrick Thomas Worrell

February 13, 2018

Patrick Thomas Worrell, 28, of Fort Worth died unexpectedly on February 13, 2018 in Galveston. Patrick was born on September 22, 1989, in Denton and grew up in Fort Worth.  He attended Fort Worth Country Day and All Saints' Episcopal School, and

Robert Connell Park

February 13, 2018

Robert Connell Park died peacefully at his home in Houston on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Robert Connell Park was born on November 17, 1939 in Fort Worth, the son of Harriett "Hattie Bess" Wallace Park and Harry Morton Park, Sr. He was the grand

Sandy Lee Ritthaler

February 12, 2018

Sandra Lee Barry Ritthaler, 67, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at her home. She was born March 25, 1950 in Lander, Wyoming, the daughter of Stuart A. and Helen Louise Downs Barry. Sandy earned her BA in Music and was teaching at First Un

Louis Edward Martin II

February 12, 2018

Louis Edward Martin II, a longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist in the areas of arts and education, and beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully at home Monday, February 12 of complications related to an 18-year battle with

Kenneth Blake Pearce, M.D.

February 12, 2018

Kenneth Blake Pearce, M.D., 86, died Monday, February 12, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Ken,  “Spec” as he was known to friends, lived a life legends are made of. Born November 18, 1931 in Crane, Texas to Joseph Segal Pearce and Mittie Priscill

Kathryn Lee Benton Coffey

February 9, 2018

Kathryn Lee Benton Coffey, 98, died at home in Fort Worth, on Friday, February 9, 2018. She gave her lifetime to the art of home-making, creating a reliable place of love and support for her family and extending her love and care to friends and co

Barbara Jean Verlinden Kelly

February 6, 2018

Barbara Jean Verlinden Kelly, 91, passed away February 6, 2018 at her home. Barbara was born December 18, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Matthew Sylvester and Mary Agnes Pauline Verlinden. A resident at St. Francis Village for 28 y

James E. Davidson, M.D.

February 6, 2018

James E. Davidson, M.D., died suddenly Tuesday morning, February 6, 2018. James Eugene Davidson was born on July 7, 1950 in Fort Worth to James Basil and Pauline Mae-Sergi Davidson.  He graduated from St. Alice Catholic School, was a 1968 graduat

Robert Pulido Jr.

February 6, 2018

Robert “Robb” Pulido Jr., VP of Pulido’s Restaurants, beloved father, son and brother, died suddenly on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Robert Pulido, Jr. was born on May 22, 1963 to Robert Pulido Sr. and Carol Rodriguez Pulido. He attended Holy

Randy French

February 5, 2018

Born in St. Louis, MO, 1929.  Upon graduation from St. Louis University, he moved to Texas and pursued a lifelong career in the energy industry. In 1956, exercising outstanding judgment, he married Fradean Wilson, which union produced five exception

Dr. James E. Bass

February 5, 2018

Dr. James E. Bass, beloved minister of Richland Hills and Travis Avenue Baptist Churches, died peacefully Monday evening, February 5, 2018. James Earl Bass was born on April 3, 1922, in Kilgore to Roy Lee and Rose Lee Speakman Bass.  He met Ann B

Michael Sherwood Talbert

February 3, 2018

Michael Sherwood Talbert, passed from this life on February 3, after a long illness, at the age of 57 years. Michael was born in Houston, Texas, to Mack and Elaine Talbert on October 18, 1960.  The new family moved  when he was two months old to