Obituaries

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

Stella Ann Hutchison Anderson

August 20, 2018

Stella Ann Hutchison Anderson, loving mother, sister and grandmother, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2018 at the age of 79. Stella was born in Prairie Valley, Texas, on May 19, 1939, lived and worked on the family farm until 1950, then moved

Jean Graham Frick

August 15, 2018

Jean Graham Frick passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at her home. Jean Graham Frick was born in Fort Worth, March 21, 1932, daughter of the late James Cecil Majors and Opal Christine Broughton Majors.  She began playing the violin at the age

Mike Horn

August 14, 2018

Mike Horn, 68, died August 14, 2018 at his home. Michael Randall Horn was born September 13, 1949 in Fort Worth, the son of Maxine (Babbitt) and Billy Jack Horn. He was a avid sports fan and loved the Dallas Cowboys, the Texas Ranges and NASCA

Sr. Ann Vincent Kucirek

August 13, 2018

Sister Ann Vincent Kucirek, a Sister of St. Mary of Namur, died August 13, 2018 at the age of 98. A native of Omaha, NE, Frances Kucirek met the Sisters of St. Mary through her brother who was stationed in Waco and often volunteered at the school

Mary Jo Schad Naughton

August 13, 2018

Mary Jo Schad Naughton, 84, faithful wife and mother, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, August 13, 2018. Mary was born in Gainesville,TX on March 12, 1934 to Cora Lee Bischoff and Joseph W. Schad. She had 5 siblings, all who have precede

Thelma Springfield Shiller

August 7, 2018

Thelma Springfield Shiller, 80, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Thelma was born in Springtown on December 12, 1937, the tenth and last child of Jesse James Springfield and Thelma Williams Springfield. Thelma grew up on her father's farm ne

Christina Chu-Yong Park

August 6, 2018

Christina Chu-Yong Park, 30, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018. Christina was a loving and devoted mother, daughter, sister and wife. She always did her best for Elizabeth with no exception. A loving wife who saved her husband from sorrow and ga

James Luther Boyd, M.D.

August 2, 2018

Dr. James Luther Boyd went to be with the Lord on Aug. 2, 2018, after suffering heart failure during the night. "Big Jim" was born January 31, 1936, in Baxter Springs, KS, the only child of Luther and Wanda Mae Boyd. On June 7, 1958, he married th

James Thomas Muller

August 2, 2018

James Thomas Muller died peacefully on Thursday, August 2, 2018. James was born on July 1, 1956 in Fort Worth to Marion Thomas and Pablo Belle Hon Muller and attended Richland High School.  Jim loved his work as a Land Surveyor with McKim and C

Geraldine Coonrod

July 28, 2018

Geraldine “Geri” Coonrod passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the age of 87 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Geraldine Coonrod was born on September 9, 1930 in Fort Worth, Texas to Gerald Wilford and Mary Lucile Irvine Coonrod.

Charles Brady Harris

July 24, 2018

Charles Brady Harris, age 90, died in Fort Worth on July 24, 2018. Charlie, as he was known, was the fourth son of Sam and Frances Harris of Georgetown. In 1945, after high school, Charlie left to become a 16-year-old freshman at Texas A&M. Wh

John Franklin Keller Jr.

July 20, 2018

John Franklin Keller Jr., 97, died Friday, July 20, 2018. Born May 1, 1921 in Fort Worth, the son of Kate (Blanton) and John F. Keller Sr., John graduated from Paschal High School, Texas A&M University with a BS in Aeronautical Engineering and SMU

Betty Zane Forrester

July 13, 2018

Betty Zane Forrester passed away Friday July 13, 2018. Mrs. Forrester was born June 22, 1923 in Fort Worth. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School and attended Arlington State College. She married Vernon Forrester in 1944. She was a memb

Esther Cantu Barrientes

July 11, 2018

Esther Barrientes, 89, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, surrounded by her family at Vitas Hospice. Esther was born October 24, 1928 in Creedmore, Texas. She retired from Montgomery Wards after 35 years and became office manager for husband

Charlton Yarnell Jacobs Phelps

July 9, 2018

CHARLTON YARNALL PHELPS (née Jacobs) died peacefully on Monday, July 9 in Fort Worth Texas at her daughter, Sophia Yarnall Payne’s home. Charlton was born in Haverford, PA in 1926 to Sophia Yarnall and Reginald R. Jacobs. She attended the Baldw