Obituaries

Dr. Jerry Bob Payne

September 25, 2018

Dr. Jerry B. Payne passed away September 25, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Payne was born in Haskell, Texas in 1940 and graduated Texas A&M in 1964 and Purdue University in 1970. He was stationed at Walter Reed Medical Research Hospital in Wa

Kellie Blaise Beyer

September 24, 2018

Kellie Blaise Beyer died unexpectedly of aortic dissection September 24, 2018. She was 31. Born April 8, 1987, Kellie was the daughter of Marcia and Andrew Anderson. She grew up in Atlanta, GA, where she enjoyed riding and gymnastics. Kellie gradu

Pearl Mary Lewandowski Grenda

September 24, 2018

Pearl Grenda, 94, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2018. Pearl was born March 11, 1924 in Medford, Wisconsin.  She lived a wonderful life with the love of her life, husband Jerry, for 65 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and g

Wanda Jean Strong Teegarden

September 23, 2018

Wanda Jean Strong Teegarden passed away in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Wanda was born January 25, 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Hiram and Caroline Strong. She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Kenneth L. Teegarden. S

Jeffery Eugene Ward

September 21, 2018

Jeffrey E Ward, the President, owner of Eagle Audio Recording Studio died September 21, 2018. Jeff was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth. He graduated from Trinity Valley School at the age of sixteen. He worked several jobs before attending Eas

Hugh Talmage Lefler, M.D.

September 19, 2018

Dr. Hugh Lefler, beloved obstetrician and gynecologist, died on September 19, 2018 following a brief illness. The family would like to thank the clergy of All Saints’ Episcopal Church for their prayers and support and the many incredible Texas H

Carol Ann Szatkowski Carlson

September 17, 2018

Carol Ann Szatkowski Carlson, 75, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018. Carol was the eldest child born to Daniel and Mary Skiba Szatkowski on March 16, 1943, in  Hartford, CT.  She attended St. Mary's Catholic School and graduated from

John Rex Nelson Jr.

September 15, 2018

John Rex Nelson, Jr., Dad, Papa John, "Sir-Lawns-A-Lot", Mr. Kathy, of Richardson, Texas, was called to heaven for eternal rest and unending joy in heaven on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 73 years of age. John is preceded in death by his first

Howard John Williams Jr.

September 14, 2018

Howard J. Williams Jr., 82, passed away September 14, 2018 at his home. Howard was born March 24, 1936 in Dallas, the son of Howard J. and Marguerite Baker Williams. Survivors: His wife of 58 years, Betty; children, Lisa McGraw (Anthony), Jenn

Elizabeth Hall Reid

September 14, 2018

Elizabeth Hall Reid, 96, of Fort Worth, Texas, known to her family and friends as “Jimmie,” was born July 8, 1922, in Kansas City.  She died September 14, at home. The eldest daughter of Hallmark Cards founder, Joyce C. Hall, and Elizabeth Di

Robert E. (Bob) Trampe

September 13, 2018

Bob Trampe, 87, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, after a short battle with cancer. Bob was born August 27, 1931 in St. Louis, Mo. the son of Robert Casper and Mary Olive Eageny Trampe. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis

Abbie Allen Smith Steffler

September 11, 2018

Abbie Allen Steffler, age 92, died peacefully in her sleep on September 11, 2018 at her Trinity Terrace home in Fort Worth, TX,  joining her beloved husband Rudy and her Lord Jesus. Abbie, named after her Aunt Abbie, was born on March 1, 1926 and

Virginia Ruth Wheat McMillan

September 9, 2018

Virginia Ruth Wheat McMillan passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the age of 98. Ruth McMillan moved to Texas with her family in 1925 from Wayland, Indiana. She graduated from Poly High School in 1937.  In December of 1939, she married ve

Cecilia Wilma Manning Pannell

September 8, 2018

Cecilia Wilma Pannell, 95, died on September 7, 2018. Wilma was born on June 21, 1923 in Fort Worth to Bernard H. and Anveline Manning. She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church and had been active in many ministries. She posse

Rev. Charles Austin Starnes

September 8, 2018

Rev. Charles A. Starnes, a member of the Encouragers Class at Wedgwood Baptist Church passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018. Born to Bill and Mildred Starnes on April 4, 1935 in Goodlett, Texas, he grew up in Rainbow near Glen Rose, TX. He accep

Kenneth Dexter Miller Jr.

September 8, 2018

Kenneth Dexter Miller, Jr., passed away peacefully at the age of 96 on September 8, 2018. Kenneth D. Miller, Jr., known as Dexter, was born in Yonkers, New York, on July 30, 1922, to the Reverend Kenneth Dexter Miller and Ethel Anderson Prince Mil

Michael Joseph Lucignani

September 6, 2018

Michael Joseph Lucignani, loving father and owner/roaster of Luca Coffee Co, died suddenly on September 6, 2018 from a heart attack. Michael was born March 29, 1973 in Fort Worth, the son of Nestor J. and Barbara Lucignani.  He was a quiet, priva

William Lee (Bill) Boomer

September 2, 2018

William "Bill" Boomer passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018. Bill was born in Fort Worth, TX on April 19th, 1949 to Jesse Lee and Virginia Gordy Boomer.  Bill attended Paschal High School and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington wi

John Wilson Alexander, M.D.

September 1, 2018

Dr. John Wilson Alexander passed away peacefully at his home, with his wife by his side, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the age of 96. He was born in Great Falls, Montana and grew up loving science, fishing, and trains. “Papa”, as he was c

Edwin Hollis Ferree

September 1, 2018

Edwin Hollis Ferree was born October 17, 1927 in Angleton, Texas, the son of Edwin Bennett Ferree and Mabel Etta Huddleston Ferree. He served in the U.S. Air Force in 1946 and 1947. Following his military service, he attended The University of Texas

Marilyn June Greene

September 1, 2018

Marilyn June (nee Kleine) Greene, fortified with the Sacraments of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, passed away peacefully, age 79, on Saturday September 1, 2018.  Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, stepmother, sister, aunt,

Shirley Ann Sowers

August 28, 2018

Shirley Ann Sowers (born James Ellsworth Sowers) passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 after a long illness. Shirley was born in California on July 22, 1944, the only child of Elmer and Jane Marie Sowers. After graduating from high school in San Dieg

James L. Atteberry

August 24, 2018

Dr. James L. Atteberry died on August 24, 2018. During his nearly 95 years he taught, inspired, counseled, and guided thousands of students in his role as university professor of English. To his family and to people who were fortunate to know him, he

Shawn Patrick O'Connell

August 22, 2018

Shawn Patrick O’Connell, 46, died peacefully on August 22, 2018, after an arduous battle with cancer. Born in Chicago Ridge, Ill., Shawn and his family moved to Texas when he was 7. From a young age, Shawn finely tuned his quick, sarcastic wit,

Ann Ruston Healey

August 21, 2018

Ann Ruston Healey, 78, former director of Permanent Deacon Formation for the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, died peacefully at James L. West Alzheimer’s Center, Fort Worth, on August 21, 2018. Born on December 29, 1939 in Havana Cuba, she was r