Obituaries

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

Nellie W. Smith

October 6, 2017

Nellie Eyvonne Winegeart Smith, 87, died on  October 6, 2017. She is survived by her children, Charlotte Jeanne Smith, Vickie Gail Carter, Ralph Owen Smith and John Mark Smith; grandchildren, Melissa, Shari and James; great-grandchildren, Lorelai

Lou Shrider

September 27, 2017

Dorothy Lou Carter Hildreth Shurtleff Shrider, 90, passed away on September 27, 2017. Lou was born in Weatherford, Texas to Acey Lofton Carter and Bertha Christine Berry Carter.  She graduated from Weatherford High School in 1944 and Brantley Dra

Irad McGrady Cochran Jr., D.D.S.

September 27, 2017

Irad McGrady Cochran, Jr. DDS passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, September 27, 2017 in Weatherford, Texas at the age of 99. Irad was born in Comanche, Texas. He moved to Fort Worth during junior high and attended R.L. Paschal High School wh

Jane Garrett Drew

September 26, 2017

Jane Garrett Drew, 96, passed away peacefully in hospice on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 after two major surgeries only one month apart. Strengthened by the love of her family throughout the last months, Jane’s indomitable spirit and unaffected c

Patricia Ann Meyer Hayes

September 24, 2017

Patricia Ann Meyer Hayes, 92, passed away September 24, 2017. Patricia was born in Mobridge, South Dakota on June 5, 1925 to John Edward "J. Ed" Meyer and Edna Elizabeth Kemmerling Meyer.  She graduated with honors from Mobridge High School in 19

Kathryn Lowdon Schutts

September 24, 2017

Kathryn Lowdon Schutts, 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday September 24, 2017. Kathryn was born in Fort Worth, attended Pascal High School and graduated from the University of Texas.  The middle of three sisters,

Lynne Nease Jones

September 20, 2017

Lynne Jones, 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her home. Ermalyn Joyce Nease Jones was born March 26, 1930 in Mangum, Oklahoma, the daughter of Elmer and Artie Payne Nease.  She was a 1948 graduate of Gravette High School and ma

Eleanor Irene Galier Simon

September 20, 2017

Eleanor (Ellie) Galier Simon, age 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Simon was born August 9, 1937 to the late Victor & Lucille Galier in Columbus, Ohio. She was a mem

Xavier Jamal Olesko

September 18, 2017

Xavier Jamal Olesko had his life tragically cut short on September 18, 2017 at the age of 18. Xavier was born in Houston on December 27, 1998 to Dawn and Clement Ogungbemi.  He became a vibrant member of the Olesko family in July of 2015.  After mo

Martin David Pavell

September 17, 2017

Martin David Pavell, 77, passed away on September 16, 2017 in his home in Fort Worth, Texas. Dave was born May 2, 1940 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, to Rose and Jack Pavell and spent his early childhood with sisters, Eileen an

Douglas Charles Nettle

September 16, 2017

Douglas Charles Nettle, 77, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017.    

Darline Cox Womack

September 15, 2017

Darline Cox Womack, 94, died September 15, 2017.  

George Gray Wilkes

September 10, 2017

George Gray Wilkes, 95, joined his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 10, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Ranger, Texas on August 25, 1922, George was the oldest of three children. He attended Amon Carter High School before enlisting i

William Carr Parrish

September 3, 2017

William C. "Bill" "Billy Carr" Parish, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the young age of 78. William Carr Parrish was born February 18, 1939 in Texarkana to Lowell and Ruth Claire Parrish.  He grew up in Bryan, graduated from TCU and was

Barbara Jean Petta Doop

September 1, 2017

Barbara Jean Petta Doop, 86, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 Barbara Jean Petta Doop was born July 24, 1931 in Fort Worth, the daughter of Victor George and Adeline Petta. She was Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and an active member

Kathryn Casstevens Bryant

August 30, 2017

Kathryn Casstevens Bryant, 98, of Fort Worth, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 30, 2017. Kathryn Melvya Cook was born July 13, 1919, in Monroe, KY, the daughter of Hal and Evie Cook. She moved at a young age to Johnson County, and was an h

Arlene Anderson Jones

August 30, 2017

Arlene Anderson Jones, president of Holy Trinity Catholic School, died on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Arlene Rose Anderson was born on October 22, 1951 in Buffalo, NY, to Raymond Einer Anderson and Rose Elizabeth Williams Anderson.  Arlene was a

Velma P. Charles Haberer

August 29, 2017

Velma Haberer died August 30, 2017 in Fort Worth. She battled cancer and other medical problems during her life and is now with our Lord Jesus Christ and our mom and dad. Born August 9, 1950 in San Antonio, the daughter of Jose Ramon and Florenc

Henry Horace Plume

August 28, 2017

Henry Horace "Hank" Plume died August 28, 2017 at the age of 97. "Hank", as he was known to his friends, was a Christian first and foremost but also a man of great vision, confidence, and integrity.  Everyone that met Hank was struck by his self

Pura Ortega

August 23, 2017

Pura was born May 22, 1930 in Puerto Rico to Ramon and Estanislus Perez Ortega.  She was a self taught person in math and English. While she was in Brooklyn, she was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church where she was active as a youth and adult

Angelina Carrillo Bosquez

August 22, 2017

Angelina Carrillo Bosquez died August 22, 2017. She was an employee for many years for the City of Fort Worth. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Trinidad Bosquez; her brothers, Robert Bosquez and Ramon Bosquez; sister, Hortens

Mario James Polley

August 21, 2017

Mario James Polley, 14 , died August 21, 2017. Mario was born in Fort Worth November 28, 2002 to Dennis and Michelle Polley. He was an amazing young man, a son and a brother. He was a terrific and loyal friend, a scholar and an athlete, a protecto