Obituaries

Jeanne Ratliff Dremel

January 11, 2021

Jeanne Ratliff Dremel, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 11, 2021. Jeanne was born on March 9, 1960 in Fort Worth to Barbara and William Ratliff. She was a 1978 graduate of Arlington Heights High School and attended North

Nancy Jane Anderson Thurmond

January 12, 2021

Nancy Jane Anderson Thurmond died peacefully on January 12, 2021 at the age of 94. She was born on September 1, 1926 to Naomi Tidwell Anderson and Leonard Robinson Anderson, Jr. She was raised with her sister, Margaret Sue, first in Venus, Texas,

Laura Frances Wray

January 12, 2021

Laura Frances Wray, 68, passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Laura attended Arlington Heights High School and Western Hills High School in Fort Worth. In 1972, she accompanied her family overseas to Vicenza, Italy. During that ti

Michael Paul Barbieri

January 12, 2021

on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Michael Paul Barbieri, widower and father of three children passed away at the age of 60. Michael was born on April 15, 1960 in Bayshore, NY, to Charlie and Ella "Babe" Barbieri. He received his degree in Aeronautica

Louis Rackley

January 10, 2021

Louis Carl Rackley, 77 years young, beloved husband, brother, brother-in-law, and uncle died peacefully on Sunday January 10, 2021. Born on August 22, 1943 in Jackson Mississippi to parents Louis Earl Rackley and Frances Lamb Rackley. He lived in

John Stephen (Jake) MacLeod

January 8, 2021

On Friday, January 8, 2021, John Stephen “Jake” MacLeod, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and son was welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior after a brief but valiant battle with Covid-19. Jake was born on December 30

Mary Bernice McDowell Logan

January 6, 2021

Mary Bernice Logan passed away peacefully on January 6, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. Mary was born on October 17, 1927 in Dallas, Texas to Leslie and Lucy McDowell. She was proceeded in death by her beloved husband, Rev. James I. Logan Jr. Mary

Marie Patterson Briley

January 6, 2021

On January 6, 2021 in Fort Worth, MARY MARIE (PATTERSON) BRILEY passed from this life and into the presence of her Savior, Jesus, reaching the age of 95 years, 8 months and 15 days. Marie was born on April 22, 1925 in Halesboro, Red River County,

Shirley Reed Clark, Jr.

January 5, 2021

Shirley Reed Clark, Jr. passed away on Jan. 5, 2021 at the age of 88. Shirley was the son of Shirley Reed & Pearl Clark of Cleburne, TX. He is survived by his son Ronald Reed Clark & wife, Julie; granddaughter, Kelly Clark Hargrave & husband, Har

Ruby Olene Davis Winters

January 3, 2021

Ruby Olene (Davis) Winters was born Thursday, August 17, 1933 to Fannie Woodard and Robert Lee Davis in Dennis Texas. Ruby Olene was named after Fannie’s older sister Olene Woodard whom Fannie loved and admired. She married Robert Milton Wint

Mary Frances Chenault

January 3, 2021

Mary Frances Chenault passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. Frances was born December 22, 1926 in Fort Worth. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1943. She also attended TCU. She and H. Thomas Chenault were high school sweetheart

Ritchie Randolph Thompson

January 3, 2021

Ritchie Randolph Thompson (aka Tommy, Jack, Mutt, or Trombone) passed away on January 3, 2021 from Covid-19. He was 91 years old and was laid to rest at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery. Tommy lived a long full life and had a rare and re

Sarah Lorraine Torres

December 30, 2020

Sarah Lorraine Torres, 33, died Wednesday evening, December 30, 2020, at a Fort Worth hospital after fighting cancer more than a year. Sarah was born November 3, 1987 in Salinas, California to Jorge Torres and Christine Pack. She graduated from Co

Charles Melton Carminati

January 2, 2021

Charles Melton Carminati, 82, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021. Charles was born on November 30, 1938 in Montague, Texas to Lillie and Emil Carminati. He was a Past President and active member of the Fort Worth Optimist Club and a longtime

Major Thomas Patrick Smith Jr. USAF(ret.)

January 2, 2021

Maj. Thomas Patrick Smith, Jr., USAF retired, 89, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021. Tom was born on February 5, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA to Gertrude and Thomas Smith. He attended St. Thomas More High School and St. Joseph’s University b

Eugenia (Jean) Anderson Darden

December 28, 2020

Jean Anderson Darden, 98, a former Ft. Worth school teacher, died Dec. 28, 2020 in a local care center after a decline of several months. Jean was born in Bonham, Texas to W.A. Goin and Inez Biggerstaff Goin. She graduated from Bonham High School

Mary Dell Hargrove

December 30, 2020

Mary Dell Hargrove died peacefully on December 30, 2020. Mary Dell was born October 14, 1932 in Galveston, TX to parents Narcissa and Bertram Naschke from Lamark, Texas. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she was a

Camille Tigert Keith

December 30, 2020

Camille Keith, an original employee of Southwest Airlines and the first woman officer of a major domestic airline, died peacefully at her home in Dallas, surrounded by her family, on December 30, 2020. The Fort Worth native attended Texas Tech Uni

Pat Parker Jones

December 30, 2020

Pat Parker-Jones, 84, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, departing peacefully in her sleep. A life-long resident of Amarillo, she had moved to North Texas in 2017 to be closer to her children. Born Patricia Ann I

Phyllis Marie Schnebelt Studer

December 30, 2020

Phyllis Marie Studer (née Schnebelt) died December 30, 2020. Her loving and caring husband, Vince Studer, had died October 19, 2020. Her death came just two weeks shy of her 91st birthday and 71st wedding anniversary. Although she suffered from man

Nathan Butler Schattman

December 28, 2020

Nathan Butler Schattman left this earthly life on December 28, 2020. Even before he was born, Nathan B. Schattman was in the courtroom. During his mother’s pregnancy, Mary Ellen Schattman was fired from her job for simply being pregnant. He was

Patricia Maria Ratti Oestricher

December 27, 2020

Patricia Maria (Ratti) Oestricher passed away peacefully on December 27, 2020, after a long illness. Born on June 10, 1931, in Chuquicamata, Chile, she married Philip Oestricher on December 27, 1952, graduated with him from the University of Flo

Dr. John Randolph Kennedy

December 26, 2020

Dr. John Randolph Kennedy moved on to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 26. Born in Fort Worth on November 19, 1929, Dr. Kennedy lived a life blessed by endless love and service. As a graduate of Baylor Dental School, this Air Force veter

Diana Breitenfield

December 24, 2020

Diana Breitenfield, 73, was called to her heavenly home on December 24, 2020, after suffering gracefully for many years from Alzheimer’s disease. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately ga

Frank L. Peterman

December 22, 2020

Franklin L. "Frank" Peterman, 90, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Born January 4, 1930 in Elyria, Ohio, the son of Pierre Arthur and Emily Ceciel (Dumas) Peterman, Frank served in the US Air Force and was a retired pharmaceutical sales represent