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Brian George Pitney 1960 – 2017

| February 16, 2017
Brian George Pitney 1960 – 2017

Brian George Pitney passed away on Feb. 9, 2017 in Springtown.
Services were held Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in care of Roberts Family Funeral Home.
Brian leaves behind his mother-in-law, Sharon McDonald; daughter, April Pitney; son-in-law, Larry Sullivan; grandsons, Eric Pitney, Jeremiah Pitney and Jake Sullivan; sister, Jane Roberts along with many other loving family members and friends.

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Robert Aitken 1942 – 2017

| February 16, 2017
Robert Aitken 1942 – 2017

Robert Aitken, 74, a loving husband, father and grandfather passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
Funeral service is at 11 a.m, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at East Side Baptist Church, Fort Worth. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at Alexander’s Midway, Springtown.
Robert was born May 2, 1942 in Dumbarton Scotland, Great Britain to Robert and Margaret Valentine Aitken. His parents preceded him in death along with three brothers and two sisters.
He served in the the US Air-Force as a Flight Engineer and retired after 20 years of dedicated service.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Sandy; children, Judy (Jay) Williams, Robert (Lana) Aitken, Jr., Maggie (Phillip) Glass, James (Cathy) Aitken, Ernie Tagle, Richard Tagle, Kris (Mark) McMahon, Kevin (Sharon) Raper and Pamela King; 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Korene Munn Gilbert 1926 – 2017

| February 16, 2017
Korene Munn Gilbert 1926 – 2017

Korene Munn Gilbert died peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2017 after a brief illness.
Private services will be held in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to two animal rescue causes she held dear, Holley’s Hopping Habitat (http://hoppinghabitat.wixsite.com) and Parker County Pets Alive! heartworm treatment program (http://parkercountypetsalive.org).
Korene was born on March 21, 1926 in Santa Rita, New Mexico to Susan Misoner Atkison and William Munn. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio and later settled in Elko, Nevada where she met Joe Gilbert. They were married in Winnemucca, Nevada on July 11, 1959 and later moved to California.… Read the rest

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Rickey Lee Fulkerson 1948 – 2017

| February 9, 2017
Rickey Lee Fulkerson 1948 – 2017

Rickey Lee Fulkerson left this world at his home in Lake Worth on Feb. 1, 2017 to return to our Lord and Savior.
Services were helpd on Feb. 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home followed by a committal service at Springtown Cemetery.
Rickey leaves behind his wife of forty-three years, Barbara Williams-Fulkerson, his three children as well as his many grandchildren.

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SSgt. Patrick R. Griffin 1984 – 2017

| February 2, 2017
SSgt. Patrick R. Griffin 1984 – 2017

SSgt. Patrick R. Griffin, USMC, age 32, of Fort Worth, Texas, beloved son of Michelle Trinidad Patterson and Sean P. Griffin passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 in Iwakuni, Japan.
Funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb 2, in the Greenwood Chapel. A celebration of Life luncheon will take place afterwards at the American Legion Post 626 located at 1125 Burton Hill Road, Fort Worth, 76114.
Interment: On Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at 2 p.m., North Texas Patriot Guard Riders will be escorting SSgt Patrick Griffin, to his final resting place at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery located at 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas.… Read the rest

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Evelyn Ruth Stephens 1949 – 2017

| February 2, 2017
Evelyn Ruth Stephens 1949 – 2017

Evelyn Ruth Stephens passed away Jan. 22, 2017 in Weatherford with her family by her side.
Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, 102 Lakeridge Road, Fort Worth, Texas.
Evelyn was born in Gran-bury on Oct. 26, 1949. She attended Azle schools. She worked as a police dispatcher and court clerk in Samson Park and Springtown as well as serving as a Municipal Judge in Pelican Bay.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, sister, brother and her daughter Cherylene Farquhar.
She is survived by her daugh-ter, Charolette McCune and her husband Jason; her sons, Michael Brumbelow and his wife, Ann; Eric Robinson and his wife, Laura and Eddie Robinson and his fiancée, Rita Minniear; sister, Paula Taylor; brother, Chris Pender; 14 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.… Read the rest

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James “Wes” Winstead 1966 – 2017

| February 2, 2017
James “Wes” Winstead 1966 – 2017

James Wesley “Wes” Win-stead passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at the age of 50.
Wes was laid to rest Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Services were held at Biggers Funeral Home and interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Wes was a longtime resident of Azle and Springtown Texas. He graduated from Springtown High School in 1984. He was the previous owner of Springtown Feed and Fertilizer, Winstead Trucking and Azle Paint and Body.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Shawn; daughter, Morgan of Springtown; par-ents, James and Marsha of Azle and numerous other family and friends.

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Frankie F. Medlin 1928 – 2017

| February 2, 2017
Frankie F. Medlin 1928 – 2017

Frankie Frazier Medlin, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Memorial service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at First United Methodist Church of Springtown. Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, Whites Funeral Chapel – Springtown.
Frankie F. Medlin was born Sept. 22, 1928 in Newcastle, Texas, to Troy Frazier and Ima Worley Frazier. She was a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Waxahachie. She received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in education from the University of North Texas. She received her master’s degree in Education and completed graduate work in music at Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology.… Read the rest

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Doris Jane Russell 1944 – 2017

| January 26, 2017
Doris Jane Russell 1944 – 2017

Doris Jane Johnson Russell, 72, went to be with our Lord Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Boyd.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with burial in Jaybird Cemetery. Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Phillip Weitner officiated. Pallbearers included Jonathan H. Russell Sr., Ronnie D. Russell, Johnny T. Russell, and Jonathan H. Russell Jr. Honorary pallbearers included Brandt Brooks and Dexter Hickman.
Doris was born July 19, 1944 to Walter and Gladys (Murphy) Johnson in Louisville, Kentucky. She was united in marriage to Bobby Neal Russell, Sr.… Read the rest

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Clyde James Vandergriff 1931 – 2017

| January 26, 2017
Clyde James Vandergriff 1931 – 2017

Clyde James Vandergriff, 85, passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Funeral service was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 3:30 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet.
Clyde was born June 25, 1931, to Sular and Kate Vandergriff of Pocahontas, Ark.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, Sular and Kate Vandergriff; wife, Melba Jane Vandergriff; daughter, Dorothy Vandergriff-Todd; sisters, Alous, Avis, Edna, Almalee; brothers, Kenny, Denny, Joe and Clay.
Survivors include his Wife, Virginia Vandergriff; sister, Bonnie Blissenbach; sons, Ernie and his wife, Nancy Vandergriff, Michael and his wife, Georganna Vandergriff, Clyde James Jr.… Read the rest

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