Obituaries

John Edmund Langdon

November 6, 2017

John Edmund Langdon died peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Johnny was born October 23, 1944, in San Francisco, the son of Jack and Dora Lee Langdon.  He graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth in 1963 and TC

Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens

November 3, 2017

Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens, 76, died Friday, November 3, 2017 after a courageous battle with Alzheimers. Jane Hope Zimmerman Stevens was born April 11, 1941 in Ferguson, Missouri, the feisty, spirited daughter of Ralph C. and Hope Holloway Zimme

Robert Lewis Paukner

November 2, 2017

Robert (Bob) Paukner was born March 10, 1936 and passed away November 02, 2017,  at Trinity Mission in Burleson, Texas with his wife, Ruthie, by his bedside. Bob served four years in the United States Navy and graduated from North Texas State Uni

Mary Elizabeth Beard Sullivan

November 1, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Beard Sullivan was born March 18, 1911, in San Antonio. Her parents were Dick W. Beard and Elsie Rutledge Beard. The family relocated to Fort Worth and bought a home on Orange Street - home base for many years. Her father was in t

Jacqueline Helene Jullien Rice

October 30, 2017

Jacqueline Helene Jullien Rice, 89, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017. Jacqueline was born November 20, 1927 in Orleans, France, the daughter of Robert and Helen Boulay Jullien.  She grew up in France and met Monroe Rice while he was stati

Eugenia Lynne Furber

October 30, 2017

Eugenia “Genie” Furber, passed away October 30th at her home with family members present. She was born in 1939, in Austin, Texas to Harold and Vivian Blundell, as the eldest of four siblings. Genie earned both bachelors and master’s degre

Doris Ann Carraway

October 25, 2017

Ann Carraway was born April 2, 1926 in Dallas to George Dennis and Etta Lee Durrett Kirby.  She was the loving wife of Robert H. Carraway Jr. who preceded her in death in 2005.  Ann enjoyed her friends through her many years at All Saints Episcopal

Marlene Ackels Mallick

October 24, 2017

Marlene Ackels Mallick passed away peacefully in her Fort Worth home on October 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born January 6, 1933, Marlene was a graduate, with honors, of Ursuline Academy in Dallas and served as her Senior Class’ C

Margaret Ella "Sam" Sims Rausch

October 22, 2017

Margaret Ella "Sam" Rausch (Sims), aged 75, went peacefully to be with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Kingdom on Sunday October 22, 2017. Margaret was born August 30, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas to Myrtle Frances Sims (Fergason) and Richard Bruce Sim

Samuel David Glassman

October 19, 2017

Samuel David Glassman, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Fort Worth. Samuel was born May 24, 1939 in Greenville Texas to Thomas Charles “Charlie” and Alma Strauss Glassman.  Sammy, as he was called by those closest to him, graduated from the

Milton William "Mickey" Braden Jr.

October 16, 2017

Milton W. “Mickey” Braden died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Monday morning, October 16, 2017. Mickey was born on November 24, 1936, in New Orleans, LA to Milton William Sr. and Mary Cannavan Braden.  A faithful alum of the Holy Cr

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

Venita Lou Terry Akers

October 7, 2017

Venita Lou Terry Akers, 94, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, October 7, 2017, after a short illness. Venita was born on February 23, 1923, in DeLeon, Texas and attended DeLeon public schools until her graduation as Valedictorian of her class

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