Obituaries

Virginia Kay Davis Griffin

December 30, 2018

Virginia Kay Davis Griffin, 70, passed away on December 30, 2018. Born in Mineral Wells, Texas on July 4, 1948. She lived in Fort Worth until 1998 when she and her husband, FW, moved to Tishomingo, Oklahoma. They also moved to and built houses in

Gary M. Silman

December 30, 2018

Gary M. Silman died on December 30, 2018 due to complications from brain cancer. He was 77 years old. He was born in Texarkana, Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where he met his wife, Susie Singleton of Fort Worth,

Orrin Lionel Hilyard Jr.

December 30, 2018

Orrin Lionel Hilyard Jr., 89, died Sunday, December 30, 2018. Orrin was born November 2, 1929 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a 1948 graduate of Paschal High School, and a 1952 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism

Dr. William B. Tolar

December 29, 2018

Dr. William B. Tolar passed away on December 29, 2018. On July 5, 1928, Peter Dane and Lora Stewart Tolar welcomed William Bert Tolar, the youngest of six children, born in Jonesboro, Louisiana. Bill, as he was known, was captain of his high schoo

Janet Magee Hoffman

December 28, 2018

On Friday, December 28, 2018, while at a Fort Worth hospital and with her husband David clasping her hand, God welcomed Janet home and erased all her worldly pain and suffering. Janet was born in New York, New York on December 19, 1944 to William

Harvey Allen Saxton

December 24, 2018

Harvey Allen Saxton was born October 20, 1932 in Toldeo, Ohio, the son of Burton D. Saxton and Hazel Daggett Saxton, and died on December 24, 2018.  

Ann Frances Zurovetz

December 21, 2018

Ann Frances Zurovetz, 94, passed away at her home in Fort Worth, Friday,  December 21, 2018. Ann Frances Zurovetz was born July 26, 1924 in Ennis, Texas to Josef and Vojteska Jurcik Janicek. Ann was a loving grandmother, mother, wife and friend w

Patricia Jane Parr Burk

December 18, 2018

Patricia Jane Parr Burk, 81, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Born February 8, 1937 in Haltom City, Patricia was the daughter of Lucia Anna Mais and Arthur Nicholas Parr Sr. She was a graduate of Birdville High School where she was chosen H

Ernest Rangel

December 13, 2018

Ernest Rangel went peacefully surrounded by his loving family and parish priest on Thursday morning, December 13, 2018. Ernest was preceded in death by his mother, Isabel Flores Rangel. He leaves behind his wife of over 30 years, Sally; daughte

Stella Mae Daniel Barber

December 12, 2018

Stella Mae Barber, 99, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Stella Mae was born August 13, 1919 and raised in Amarillo, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in religion and business from Texas Women’s University in Denton, marrying t

Stephen Kirk Hadley

December 12, 2018

Stephen Kirk Hadley, 74, joined the church triumphant on December 12, 2018. Steve was born to Col. Cleo and Jessie Hadley on June 18, 1944 in a now defunct Army base named Camp Forrest, TN. As an Army brat, he lived his early years in Japan, Pari

Gigi Laborde Grisham

December 9, 2018

Gigi Laborde Grisham, 50, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Geraldine Ballard Laborde Grisham, "Gigi" as she was known, was born August 23rd, 1968 in Fort Worth, Texas, the 5th of 6 children born to Henri and Martha Laborde.  She was a 19

Ruth Pierel Phillips

December 8, 2018

Ruth Anne Pierel Phillips died on December 8, 2018 at her home. Ruth was born on January 21, 1939 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to Emile and Emma Fafard Pierel. She was married to Harold Eugene "Gene" Phillips for 43 years until his death in April o

Joe Bill Goggans

December 5, 2018

Joe Bill Goggans passed away December 2, 2018 due to complications associated with end stage Alzheimer's disease. Joe was born February 3, 1925. He spent his childhood hard at work on a depression-era wheat and dairy farm in Lincoln County, Kansas

Lois Terry Augustson

December 5, 2018

Lois Terry Augustson, 92, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Lois was born in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, on October 31, 1926, to J. B. and Nell (Minor) Terry.  The third child of four, Lois and her family moved to Mi

Rupert Paulo Melecio Ocampo

December 4, 2018

Rupert Ocampo, 31, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. For 3 years he has lived with stage IV Glioblastoma and was surrounded by his loving family in his final moments. Rupert was the third of four children in his family, born on

Karen Ann Reese McCreless

December 1, 2018

Karen Ann Reese McCreless of Burleson, Texas (known by friends and family as "KK"), went to heaven December 1, 2018. She was 74 years old. KK was born at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas to William Nathaniel Reese and Sibyl Gloria Jones. She

Marjorie Jean Dorris Sanford

November 27, 2018

Marjorie Jean Dorris Sanford gave up her spirit Tuesday morning, November 27, 2018. Jean was born in Fort Worth on March 9, 1935 to H. B. and Louise Dorris. She graduated from Paschal High School and attended TCU where she met Don Sanford. The two

Joe Fred Cardenas

November 21, 2018

Joe Fred Cardenas, 70, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was born on October 7, 1948, in Brownsville, Texas to Alfredo and Eloisa (Weaver) Cardenas. He graduated from Brownsville High School and attended Texas A&I Uni

Shane Michael Brewer

November 20, 2018

Shane Michael Brewer, 36, "Heaven's Very Special Child" returned to his heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Shane is the son of Terry and Lorie (Cressel) Brewer; brother of Steven Brewer and his wife, Sheena; uncle of Bailey, Colby an

Robert Bruce (Bob) Crates

November 20, 2018

Robert Bruce “Bob” Crates, 56 of Fort Worth died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 after a lingering illness. A native of Chattanooga, TN, he was a resident of Fort Worth for over 30 years and was involved in the financial and capital management f

Richard Vincent (Dick) Hartnett

November 20, 2018

"And He will raise you up on eagle's wings...And hold you in the palm of His Hand." Richard Vincent "Dick" Hartnett, a loving husband, father, and grandfather passed from this world on November 20, 2018. Richard Vincent was born on May 4, 1921

Sally Anne Keahey Weaver

November 20, 2018

Sally Anne Keahey Weaver, 80, died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 with her family at her side. Sally Anne Keahey Weaver was born on July 7, 1938 in San Antonio.  She went to school in San Antonio until she met Lonnie L. Weaver Jr.  They were marr

Andrea Manuela Rodriquez

November 19, 2018

Andrea Manuela Rodriquez was born April 7th, 1947, and died November 19th, 2018. Andrea was born and raised in Mineral Wells, Texas, but has lived in San Jose, California, for 30 years and in St. Augustine, Florida, for two years before moving bac

Carol Ann Powell Ortez

November 18, 2018

Carol Ann Powell Ortez, 78, passed away on November 18, 2018.  She was born April 6, 1940 in Mobridge, one of fifteen children born to Chester Arthur and Regina Emma (Bonk) Powell. She was preceded in death by her parents;  her husband of 31 y