Obituaries

Marilyn Elizabeth Atkins Perry

January 30, 2019

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry, our beloved mother and sister, (T-Bo, Sis and Ma) passed away on January 30, 2019 surrounded by her family after a short, but valiant fight with pancreatic cancer at the age of 74. Marilyn was born on October 23, 1944 in M

Elizabeth Richmond McKinney

January 30, 2019

Elizabeth Richmond McKinney, 91, passed away peacefully at home on January 30, 2019 after a lengthy illness. Elizabeth Richmond McKinney was born on December 8, 1927, in Oakdale, Louisiana to Harold E. and Essie Almeda (Seals) Richmond.  A musica

Nancy Wilson-Webb

January 27, 2019

Nancy Wilson-Webb, 87, died Sunday, January 27, 2019. Nancy Wilson Webb, dedicated, most respected educator, her dedication was her avocation and vocation. She was born on January 20, 1932 to Madison Wise Wilson and Mary Nancy (Haney) Pearson Wi

Kenzlee Josefina Richardson

January 26, 2019

Kenzlee Josefina Richardson passed peacefully in the arms of her mother on January 26, 2019. She was born on June 16, 2018 and welcomed into heaven on January 26, 2019. Kenzlee fought strong like a warrior, her tubes and machines replaced with

Tom Reid

January 26, 2019

Tom Reid, 94, died peacefully on January 26, 2019 after a short illness. Tom was born July 19, 1924 in Fort Worth and graduated from Paschal High School in the class of 1941. He lived most of his life in Fort Worth spending a short time in Calif

Robert George Hajovsky

January 23, 2019

Robert George Hajovsky, 78, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth after an ongoing courageous bout with heart disease. Born August 19, 1940, in La Grange, Texas, Bob was the son of George August Hajovs

Michael Smerick

January 21, 2019

Michael "Mike" Smerick, 96, died Monday, January 21, 2019 at his residence in Fort Worth after a brief illness. Born August 4, 1922 in Frackville, Pennsylvania, Michael is survived by his children, Susan and Mike Jackowski of Fort Worth, Michael

Jerome (Jerry) Hurster

January 20, 2019

Jerry Hurster, 85, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his home. Jerome (Jerry) Hurster was born in Fort Worth, Texas on November 1, 1933, the fifth child of John and Clara (Voss) Hurster. He was schooled at St. Mary of the Assumption grade school, t

Rev. Dr. Bob Chandler

January 19, 2019

Reverend Doctor Bob J. Chandler passed away on January 19, surrounded by family and friends, after suffering a massive heart attack. Bob was born June 20, 1946 in Lexington, Oklahoma. He met Cherry Olloqui while they were attending Oklahoma Baptis

Bobby Gene Storie

January 19, 2019

Bobby Gene Storie went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 19, 2019, at the age of 90. Bobby was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Ivan R. and Roxie Walden Storie. He received his Masters of Education from Central State University and was

Audry Maurice Garrett Parham

January 16, 2019

Audry Maurice Garrett Parham, A Great Lady of the State of Texas, entered life eternal on January 16, 2019. Born on September 17, 1922 in Delta County, Texas, she lived to be 96 years of age. If you ever encountered her, then you most definitely c

Dolores Wueste Clark

January 13, 2019

Dolores Wueste Clark passed away surrounded by loved ones on January 13, 2019, after battling dementia for several years and experiencing a recent stroke.  Dolores was an amazing woman who will be greatly missed! Dolores was born January 2, 1931,

Bernice Schroder

January 10, 2019

Bernice "Bernie" Schroder of Fort Worth, who was born in Canada to Polish Immigrants in 1920, died on January 10, 2019. An extraordinarily joyful, energetic woman, she led a busy, accomplished life. Bernice's hallmark was unselfishness in everythi

Wanda I. Irby Bailey

January 8, 2019

Wanda I. Bailey, 95, left her earthly family to live and rejoice with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday January 8, 2019. The Lord took her gently in her sleep. Wanda, or Grandma, as she was lovingly called by her grandson, was born August 7, 1923 in

Cullen Horace McNair

January 6, 2019

Cullen Horace McNair, 85, died Sunday January 6, 2019 at home following a lengthy illness. Born and raised in North Texas, the son of Cullen L. and Ruth P. McNair, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  Cullen attended Texas A&M

Rev. Thomas J. Craig

January 5, 2019

On Saturday, January 5, 2019, Father Thomas James Craig, devoted son, brother and faithful servant of our Lord, passed away at the age of 66. Fr. Tom was Born to James and Louise (Barrick) Craig, in Midwest City, OK., On May 25, 1952. The family m

Glenda Sproles Rattikin

January 2, 2019

Glenda Sproles Rattikin, 84, peacefully ascended to her Lord and Savior on January 2, 2019, after a brief illness. Glenda, married for 64 years to her loving husband, Jack Rattikin Jr., was a lifelong citizen of her beloved Fort Worth. She attende

Henry Curtis Kelly

January 2, 2019

Henry Curtis Kelly died on January 2, 2019.  

Robert Hugh Young

December 31, 2018

Robert Hugh Young, 92, went to be with God on December 31, 2018. He was the youngest of eleven children born to Robert Shelton Young and Rosa Iona Grubbs Young. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Robert is survive

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.