Obituaries

Linda A. Burns

July 1, 2018

Linda A. Burns passed peacefully into the arms of her loving heavenly Father on July 1, 2018, after a long but faith filled struggle with Alzheimer's. Linda was born January 18, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas and spent her youth there until moving to

Edward A. Smithson

June 30, 2018

Ed passed away June 30, 2018, in Fort Worth, TX at the age of 86. Ed was born June 9, 1932, in McAlester, OK to Arthur and Ella Myrtle (Forister) Smithson. Both of the parents died within days of each other in 1954. Ed attended a high school in th

Rolland Fredrick Oakes, M.D.

June 23, 2018

Rolland F. Oakes, M.D., 92, passed away at his home in Dennis, Texas on June 23, 2018. Dr. Oakes was born in Steen, MN in 1926. He graduated from the University of Missouri, where he was captain of the football team for two years. During WW II, he

Naoma Hudson Fairweather

June 21, 2018

Naoma Hudson Fairweather, 88, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at her home in Fort Worth. Naoma was born September 17, 1929 in Iredell, Texas. She grew up and attended public school in Cleburne graduating from Cleburne High School. After finish

Mary F. McLarry

June 21, 2018

Mary Fauncein McLarry, 85, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018. Mary was born on September 13, 1932 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Jess and Alice McLarry.  Mary entered the Roman Catholic Order of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur in 1950.  She rece

John Royce Armstrong

June 18, 2018

John was a true renaissance man. He was raised in Alabama, he was an alum of the University of Alabama. He later studied at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he also interned with the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. He was then chos

Mary Louise Boteler

June 16, 2018

Mary Louise Boteler passed away peacefully June 16, 2018 in Fort Worth. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her loving family and friends. Louise was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota born on May 16, 1918 and moved to Fort Worth

Paul David Saxton

June 16, 2018

Paul David Saxton, 65, died June 16, 2018. Paul was born June 14, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Harvey Allen Saxton and Mary Lou Compau Saxton. He served in the US Army and was a warehouse supervisor.

Elaine Johnson

June 16, 2018

Elaine Johnson, 82, retired from Talbots after 25 years of sales, died June 16, 2018 in Fort Worth. Elaine was born November 17, 1935 and raised in Rosenburg, Texas. When the original Talbots opened in Fort Worth, Elaine, being the hard working de

Dorothy Jean Sanford Garrett

June 9, 2018

Dorothy S. Garrett, 93, died Saturday, June 9, 2018. Dorothy Jean Sanford Garrett was born July 26, 1924 in Concho County, Texas.  She grew up in Brownwood and attended Brownwood schools and Howard Payne College. Dorothy was a long-time member

William Robb Stout Jr.

June 8, 2018

William Robb Stout Jr. of Watauga passed unexpectedly at home where he transitioned from this earth into the arms of our beloved Savior on June 8, 2018. Bill Jr. was born July 25, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Bill Sr. and Kay Stout.  He

Peggy Ann Grogan

June 7, 2018

Early in the morning of June 7, 2018, our Mother/sister/friend Peggy Ann Grogan died at the age of 82 after a brief stay in a hospice unit. On September 22, 1935, Peggy was born to the late William James and Marian Agnes Gray in Waco, Texas. As a

Juanita Brooks Turner

June 7, 2018

Juanita Turner passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018. Juanita Turner was born September 16, 1923 to Leslie E. and Elizabeth A. Stout Brooks in Decatur. She graduated from Lingleville High School where she lettered in basketball.  Having worked in bo

Jo Ann Fanning Durham

June 5, 2018

Jo Ann Fanning Durham passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Jo Ann was born on May 31, 1935 in Sulphur Springs to Judge William Jeffress Fanning and Merle Jo Barrett Fanning.  At age 5, her grandmother, Callie Elizabeth Fanning, took her into the

Ray Bowman Duncan, M.D.

June 5, 2018

Ray Bowman Duncan was the only child of Ray Sigler Duncan and Lilyan Bowman Duncan.  He attended Westminster College and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.  He graduated in 1957 and attended St Louis University College of Medicine.  In Ju

E. Montgomery (Monty) Smith Jr.

June 5, 2018

Monty graduated from TCU in 1960.  He was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and held the position of pledge trainer in 1959-1960. Monty joined the Navy in 1960 and was accepted into Officer Candidate School in January 1961. Upon being commissio

Bernice Bernhardt Hixson

June 5, 2018

Bernice Bernhardt Hixson died Tuesday June 5, 2018. Bernice worked in an accounting career until starting Southwest Mobile Supply with her husband, John.  Bernice enjoyed worldwide travels, entertaining her grandsons, and working in her beautiful

Bonnie Bernice Scogins Timmins

June 3, 2018

Bonnie Bernice Scogins Timmins, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Fort Worth, Texas, on June 3, 2018, at the age of 101. Bonnie was born on August 31, 1916 in Timpson, Texas, to Chappie Doolin and Arthula Bell Nelson

Gene McGhee Buck

June 2, 2018

Gene McGhee Buck died in her usual elegant way, peacefully closing her eyes in the early morning of June 2, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Buck was 94. Born in Chicago, Illinois on September 7, 1923, Gene McGhee was the daughter of William and Lillian Mc

Mary Ann Dilger Melton

May 31, 2018

Mary Ann Dilger Melton, 82, died Thursday, May 31, 2018. Born December 2, 1935 in Laramie, Wyoming, the daughter of Raymond J. and Mabel C. (Power) Dilger, she was a science teacher for 27 years in the Fort Worth ISD and 5 years with the Texas Boy

Pauline Walton West

May 29, 2018

Pauline Walton West passed on peacefully May 29, 2018, at her home in Fort Worth. Pauline was the youngest of four children born to Livvie Ashworth and John Mac Walton in Fort Worth. She and her siblings were raised on 6th Avenue in the current ho

Philip Lee Leatherwood Jr.

May 21, 2018

Philip Lee Leatherwood, Jr., a longtime teacher, author and educator in economics and literature in schools in the US, Europe and Asia, died on Monday, May 21, 2018. Philip was born on March 1, 1956 in Tucson, AZ, to Philip Sr. and Mary Devereaux

Coleman Michael Thompson

May 20, 2018

Coleman was born to Dr. Keith and Mary Thompson on November 25, 1965 in Elgin, North Dakota. He married the love of his life, Mary Jacque, in Fort Worth in 2001, where they lived with their children, Lauren and Scott. They loved to spend their days i

James Glynn Stouffer, M.D.

May 13, 2018

James (Jim) Glynn Stouffer, M.D. died peacefully Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Fort Worth, at age 95. Jim was born January 30, 1923, in the White Rock House, Waukesha, Wisconsin. He attended Carroll College and the University of Wisconsin, graduating w

Willis Ferrier Brown

May 12, 2018

Willis Ferrier Brown, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Willis was born August 18, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. Upon graduation from Paschal High School in 1949, he studied for two years at Washington & Lee. After leaving his