Obituaries

Randy French

February 5, 2018

Born in St. Louis, MO, 1929.  Upon graduation from St. Louis University, he moved to Texas and pursued a lifelong career in the energy industry. In 1956, exercising outstanding judgment, he married Fradean Wilson, which union produced five exception

Dr. James E. Bass

February 5, 2018

Dr. James E. Bass, beloved minister of Richland Hills and Travis Avenue Baptist Churches, died peacefully Monday evening, February 5, 2018. James Earl Bass was born on April 3, 1922, in Kilgore to Roy Lee and Rose Lee Speakman Bass.  He met Ann B

Michael Sherwood Talbert

February 3, 2018

Michael Sherwood Talbert, passed from this life on February 3, after a long illness, at the age of 57 years. Michael was born in Houston, Texas, to Mack and Elaine Talbert on October 18, 1960.  The new family moved  when he was two months old to

Margaret Laws Justice

February 1, 2018

Margaret Laws Justice, 84, died February 1, 2018 at her home in St. Francis Village. Margaret was born September 22, 1933 to Wayne and Connie Laws of Sherman, Texas. She has been married to her high school sweetheart James Earl (Jim) Justice for 6

Carole Jean Robinson Bertel

January 29, 2018

Carole Jean Bertel, 83, passed peacefully from this life into the Kingdom of Heaven on January 29, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, caretakers and friends.  Carole passed at her home in Fort Worth, Texas, following complications from a recent

Lucy Mary Pugh Andrijeski

January 29, 2018

Lucy Andrijeski, 88, passed away at her home on Monday, January 29, 2018. Lucy was born June 28, 1929 in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of Richard and Lucy McKeagh Pugh.  She attended elementary, high school and business college in Ireland and wor

Sister Donna Marie Crochet

January 26, 2018

Sister Donna Marie Crochet, a Sister of St. Mary of Namur, died at Marian House in Fort Worth on January 26, 2018. Sister Donna Marie was born in Houston, Texas on October 24, 1944, to Romeil Antoin Crochet and Jimmie Rosamund Love Crochet. She

Doris Catherine Manning Ashour

January 23, 2018

Doris Catherine Manning Ashour died in her Fort Worth home surrounded by family, including the Communion of Saints, on January 23, 2018. Doris was born February 2, 1930 in Fort Worth.  She prepared for an active Catholic life having graduated fr

Dr. John Holt Sewell

January 22, 2018

Dr. John Holt Sewell Jr. passed away on January 22, 2018 at home, surrounded by his family. He was 92. Dr. John Holt Sewell Jr. -Jack, to his friends- was born in Fort Worth on December 7, 1925 to Dr. John Holt Sewell Sr. from Jacksboro, Texas and

Sarah Beth Bentley

January 20, 2018

Sarah Beth Bentley, 93, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born October 5, 1924 in Lorenzo to William W. and Cora Ella Powers Anderson, Sarah was a member of Gambrell Street Baptist Church since 1950, O.E.S. Lodge #835, and Edgecliff Village Garden

Juan Manuel Perez Jr.

January 18, 2018

Juan Manuel (Meme) Perez passed away, Thursday, January 18, 2018 in Fort Worth. Juan was born March 21, 1925 in San Benito, TX to Juan Manuel Perez, Sr. and Maria Guadalupe Trevino. He married Violet Pease in 1961. They were married for 56 years a

Violet Ruth Peace Perez

January 17, 2018

Violet Ruth (Peace) Perez,94, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Fort Worth. Violet was born May 16, 1923 in Dripping Springs, Texas to Minor Lloyd and Erma Ruth Peace. She had a career in selling real estate and then became a homemaker wh

Polly Simpson

January 16, 2018

Mary Helen "Polly” Simpson, 83, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Polly was born July 15, 1934, in Gorman, to the late Albert and Alice Sanders Coan. She married the love of her life, John Edd Simpson, on Nove

Horace W. Butts

January 15, 2018

Horace W. Butts, 96, passed away on January 15, 2018. Born March 5, 1921 in Fort Worth to Oliver J. and Marie Ward Butts, Horace graduated from Central High School and Texas Tech.  He served in the US Army Air Corps during WW II.   After gradua

Maurine Frances Shields Wilson

January 13, 2018

Maurine Frances Shields Wilson, 99, passed away at her home on January 13, 2018. Maurine was born May 10, 1918, in Enid, OK, to Dr. & Mrs. Herbert B. Shields. Shortly after birth she and her mother successfully battled the Spanish Flu. Maur

Dan F. Andrijeski

January 10, 2018

Dan F. Andrijeski, 86, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Daniel Francis Andrijeski was born July 16, 1931 in St. Ann, NE, the son of Frank and Ida Miller Andrijeski.  He served in the USAF and retired as a Master Sergeant.  Dan worked for

William Eugene McCans

January 10, 2018

William Eugene McCans Jr. passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Fort Worth. Bill was born February 2, 1938 in Fletcher, Oklahoma to William Eugene McCans Sr. and June Marie Nickels. He served in the United States Air Force from 1956-1959. Bil

Jacob Alexander Philp

January 10, 2018

Jacob Alexander Philp passed suddenly in an accident on Thursday, January 10, 2018. Jacob was born on October 12, 1995 in Bedford to Mark Blane and Kimberly Dawson Philp. He was a 2014 graduate of Keller H.S. and student due to graduate from Linco

Gloria Voelkel Settle

January 8, 2018

Gloria Voelkel Settle was welcomed in her Father’s arms at 9:46 a.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018. Gloria was born January 3, 1923 and just celebrated her 95th birthday. She attended Arlington Heights High School where she was an AHHS Sweetheart,

Ann Felton

January 6, 2018

After 103 years and seven months, almost to the day, Ann Felton, born and raised in Fort Worth, died peacefully at Bethesda Gardens on Saturday, January 6, with her family near. Born to Fred and Rose Ann Felton June 7, 1914 Miss Felton attended Holy

Harlan A. Wensel

January 6, 2018

Harlan August Wensel, 83, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Harlan was born May 7, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Rev. Robert and Nora Wensel.  He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1955 with a degree in Aerospace E

Debra Denise Miller

January 4, 2018

Debbie Miller died suddenly, while recovering from pneumonia, on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Debra Denise Hill was born on February 23, 1958 in Childress to Ray Glen and Ellen Louise Hayes Hill.  She was a 1976 graduate of Trinity H.S. and attende

Veronika Hope Spicer

January 3, 2018

Veronika Hope “Finn” Spicer of North Richland Hills, Texas, was born in Magadan, Russia, on February 9, 1999, and was adopted by John Dee Spicer and Jill Fenimore Spicer on October 1, 2004. Finn passed away at Cook Children’s Hospital on Januar

Bill Cothran

January 2, 2018

Bill Cothran passed away peacefully at home Tuesday evening, January 2, 2018, with his family near. Billy Herbert “Bill” Cothran was born September 18, 1936 in Memphis, TN to A. Herbert Cothran and Gwyneth Higginbotham Cothran. Bill attende

Doris Loretta Gehringer

January 1, 2018

Doris Gehringer died at her home on January 1, 2018. Doris was born on May 13, 1929 in Carpio, North Dakota to Willis and Emily Gervais McGuire.  She lived in Fort Worth for many years and was a founding member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic C