Obituaries

Arthur Edward Allis

October 13, 2020

Arthur Edward Allis, 96 years young, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great great-grandfather, was called home to the Lord on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Born May 4, 1924 to parents Anthony and Beatrice Naylor Allis in

Leona Marie Schwartz

October 8, 2020

Leona Schwartz, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, loving matriarch, cherished friend, gifted educational leader and longtime Principal of St. John the Apostle School, passed away peacefully in the early hours of October 8. She

Sister Francesca Walterscheid

October 4, 2020

Francesca (née Helen Marie) Walterscheid was born in Muenster, Texas. As she recalls her youth, Sister said she always expected to enter religious life and deliberately chose to enjoy her teenage years to the full. Very early, she followed her si

Lometa F. Jenkins

October 10, 2020

Lometa Jenkins died on October 10, 2020. She was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church where she served faithfully. She was a devoted friend and loved by those who knew her. When asked about her life, Lometa said, "My life was richer beca

Donald Garnett Sanders

September 26, 2020

Don Sanders was born in Fort Worth, Texas to Ralph Sanders and Mary Lloyd (Garnett) Sanders on December 28, 1952. He attended public schools in Fort Worth including Southwest High School where he flourished in the band. Don furthered his music e

Kathleen Marie Hunt Frye

October 7, 2020

Kathleen Marie Hunt Frye, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Kathleen Marie Hunt was born on September 13, 1930 in Baton Rouge, LA to Gladys and Louis Hunt. She was a graduate of Baton Rouge High School and attended LSU, leaving a few

Stephen Christopher Collins

October 4, 2020

Stephen “Steve” Christopher Collins, 49, of Fort Worth, TX died Sunday, October 4, 2020 from a valiantly fought, work-related brain cancer. Born March 2, 1971 in Fort Worth, TX, Steve graduated from Southwest High School in 1989, Tarrant Coun

Sister Mary Brian Bole

October 2, 2020

Sister Mary Brian Bole, SSND, passed away October 2, 2020. Born at Gulfport Air Base, Mississippi in 1945, Alma Ann Bole was the second child of Thomas J. and Alma Lagarde Bole, both natives of New Orleans. In 1963, she entered the University

Virginia Ann Redder

September 27, 2020

Virginia Ann Redder, 87, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020. Virginia was born November 17, 1932 in Scotland, TX, to Irene and Albert Pennartz. She was devoted to her family and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She wa

William Jacob Doyle II

September 26, 2020

William Jacob Doyle II, 80, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. William Jacob Doyle II was born September 8, 1940 in Fort Worth to Marjorie and Lyle Doyle. He was a proud graduate of Paschal High School and TCU. William loved to meet with h

Marjorie Alene Childress Delatour Crawford

September 18, 2020

Marjorie Alene Childress Delatour Crawford, 61, died peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas, her home in adulthood. Marji was a 1977 graduate of Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio. She was a Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude gr

Mary Cecile Williams

September 23, 2020

Mary Cecile Williams, 71, died on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Mary was born December 16, 1948, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Samuel James Williams II and Evelyn Irene Smoke Williams. Survivors: Sisters, Melva Rose Wilson and Linda Taylor-West

Francis L. (Buddy) Hurst

September 21, 2020

Francis Levi Hurst, affectionately known as “Buddy” by all his friends, was brought home peacefully to God’s eternal Kingdom on Monday, September 21, 2020, with all four of his children at his side. Selfless, is the one word that best describ

Lois Sullins Pendley

September 18, 2020

Lois Sullins Pendley, 89, a retired Registered Nurse, died Friday, September 18, 2020. Lois was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Joe Pendley. She is survived by sister, Imogene Sullins Jackson; sister-in-law, Patsy Ruth Walpole-

Sarah Lee Crowson Guthrie

September 18, 2020

Sarah Lee Crowson was born in Corsicana on July 15, 1937 to Clarence Chester and Mary Lee Terry Crowson. She attended Corsicana public schools for 12 years. She attended Navarro Junior College, where she was a member of the famed “High Steppers.

Virginia C. Taggart

September 17, 2020

Virginia Carney Taggart passed away Thursday, September 17,2020 after a full and blessed life of 99 years. She was born in 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Virginia was the daughter of Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Myrtle Ca

Marvis Lorriane Horn

September 13, 2020

Katherine Brown Harvey

September 4, 2020

Katherine Brown Harvey, 58, claimed the promise of her baptism on Friday, September 4, 2020, surrounded by her family as she peacefully passed. She was born December 1, 1961 to Willis Ferrier Brown and Mary Armstrong Brown in Fort Worth, Texas. She

Sylvia Stewart

September 9, 2020

Sylvia Stewart was born on September 18th 1940 in Long Beach, California to Norma Maria Ferris and James Sledge Creekmore. She was raised in Fort Worth, Texas with her siblings, Beverly Sue Mills and Charles Vernon Mills. Sylvia met the love of

Sister Mary Frances Serafino

September 9, 2020

Sister Mary Frances Serafino, 90, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Sister Mary Frances Serafino was born in Ganado, Texas. The family moved to Houston and eventually to Duncanville where she attended public schools throughout High School. In Dunca

Norman H. Martin II

September 2, 2020

After a brief illness, on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Norman H. Martin, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away at the age of 81. A life-long Fort Worthian and proud Texan, Norman was born on November 30,

Jerry C. Roberts

August 23, 2020

Jerry C. Roberts, 84, passed away August 23rd 2020. Jerry was born December 11, 1935 in Jefferson, Texas and grew up in Marshall, Texas. After graduating from Texas, A&M in 1959, Jerry married Bobbie Ellen Wood. He then entered the U.S. Army Corp

James Nolan Murphy III

August 19, 2020

James Nolan Murphy III – FORT WORTH, beloved physician, died peacefully on August 19, 2020 at the age of 79. Jay’s life was defined by his commitment to serving the needs of others. As a young boy, his desire was to become a pediatrician in

John J Byrne

August 23, 2020

John J Byrne, Jr., retired President of Byrne Brothers Foods, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 23, 2020. John, known as J, was born in Greenwood, Texas on June 19, 1932 to Genevieve Furgerson Byrne and John J Byrne, Sr. He grew up in Ft W

April Monica McGarry

August 21, 2020

April Monica McGarry, 61, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020. April was born on October 14, 1958 in Des Plaines, Illinois to Elmer and Fern Helfers. On December 22, 1984 she converted to Catholicism, received her first communion, had her marri