Obituaries

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

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

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

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-

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

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.

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

Marvis Lorriane Horn

September 13, 2020

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

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

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

James Richard Blake

August 16, 2020

James Richard Blake, aged 87, died at his home on August 16, 2020 from heart disease in Fort Worth, Texas. Born on December 8, 1932 in Pontiac, Michigan, he was the son of Elfie Bacon Blake and Carlton Blake. Blake was raised in Wauwatosa, Wiscons

Nona Jane Owens Pannell

August 14, 2020

On Friday August 14, 2020, Nona Jane (Owens) Pannell, 66, entered into the arms of Jesus from ovarian cancer with her loving family by her side. Nona was born on February 22, 1954 in Fort Worth, TX and was the daughter of Rachel and WT Owens. S

James Carter Morgan

August 11, 2020

James Carter Morgan (a.k.a. Jim, Jimmy, Carter, Bud) was the youngest of James Carter Sr.’s and wife Ruth Odom Morgan’s six children. The family plot in Wharton, Texas tells the story of his family bereaved by the death of an infant son and a da

Sarilyn Sue Logan

August 12, 2020

Sarilyn Sue Logan passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the age of 82. Sarilyn was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on October 7, 1937 to Nan and Leon Bloomer. She attended Arlington Heights High School where she was a member of the archery tea

Cynthia Sharon Walters

August 12, 2020

Cynthia Sharon Walters passed August 12, 2020. Born April 9, 1949, Temple, Texas to Marguerite and Joseph Martin Byers. Cindy graduated North Texas State University BA and TCU MLA. She taught Drama/Speech Wedgwood MS for 26 years, Eastern Hills H

Robert Emil Givens

August 2, 2020

Robert “Bob” Emil Givens of Irving, Texas joined the angels in Heaven on August 2, 2020 at the age of 83. He passed away after bravely battling a stroke with his loving wife of 58 years and both daughters by his side. Bob was born on November

Lee Rice Douglass

August 9, 2020

Lee Rice Douglass, a long-time resident of Arlington, died Sunday August 9, 2020 at the age of 92. Lee was the oldest of two boys born to Lee Augustus Douglass and Jewel Rice Douglass. A graduate of Denton High School, he attended college at Nort

Aurelya Magdalene Reid

August 6, 2020

Aurelya was born on September 12, 1922, in Richardton North Dakota, the third of eleven children of Phillip and Barbara Messer. She had 5 brothers and 5 sisters.  She grew up on a farm with several hundred acres where they raised cows, pigs, and chi

Glendell L. Elliott

August 6, 2020

Glendell L. ‘Glen’ Elliott died peacefully on Thursday morning August 6, 2020 after living a long and fruitful life of over 96 years. In serving his country and throughout his career as a Lincoln Mercury Service Manager, he exemplified the adage

Jerald Patrick Hough

July 28, 2020

Dr. Jerald Patrick "Bus" Hough, 92, of Fort Worth, passed into Heaven Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Jerry was born January 4, 1928, in Mercedes, Texas, to Travers E. Hough, Sr. and Mattie James Hough. He was the youngest of three boys and graduated f