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Benjamin Franklin Maple 1925 – 2016

| August 4, 2016
Benjamin Franklin Maple 1925 – 2016

Benjamin Franklin Maple, 90, a loving and faithful husband, father and grandfather, went home to be with his Lord, Friday, July 29, 2016 at home, surrounded by those that loved him.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Western Star Cowboy Church, Springtown. Burial immediately following at Annis Chapel Cemetery.
Benjamin was born Aug. 24, 1925 to Delbert and Ann Marie Maple. They both preceded him in death along with a brother, Joe: daughter, Donna and sister, Nandel. He served in the Navy during WWII and was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Doris; sons, Greg Maple and wife, Kim of Springtown and Monte Maple of Bedford; grandchildren, Leah, Ethan and Jordan all of Azle.… Read the rest

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Shawn Robert Brown 1998 – 2016

| July 28, 2016
Shawn Robert Brown 1998 – 2016

Shawn Robert Brown, 18, a manager at Arby’s in Decatur went to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Decatur.
Memorial service will be at 10 a. m. Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Hope Lutheran Church.
Shawn was born Feb. 17, 1998 to Gloria and Brian Brown. He went to Springtown High School. He was an avid fan of basketball, football, Pokémon, magic, and bacon.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his parents, Gloria “Nickie” Brown and Brian Brown of New Fairview; his brother, Shane Brown; fiancé, Meagan Walton; nephew, Oliver Brown of Paradise; grandmothers Janice Powell of New Fairview and Laura Brown of Fort Worth; partner in crime and cousin, Summer Childress; and a score of extended family and friends.… Read the rest

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Tim Leroy Bennett 1939 – 2016

| July 28, 2016
Tim Leroy Bennett 1939 – 2016

Tim Leroy Bennett, 77, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at a local care facility with family at his side.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Azle, 1017 Boyd Road, Azle, under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home. Rev. Lee Sipe will be officiating.
Tim was born to Roy Bennett and Kathryn (Switzer) Bennett on Feb. 17, 1939 in Collinsville, Illinois. He married Patricia Bennett on Sept. 2, 1978 in Troy, Illinois. Tim was a retired regional sales manager for Reichold Adhesives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepsons, Greg Bick and Nelson Freiberg.… Read the rest

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Euradean Brown 1920 – 2016

| July 28, 2016
Euradean Brown 1920 – 2016

Euradean Brown, 95, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Ft. Worth.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at White’s Funeral Chapel, Springtown. Interment is at Annis Chapel. Visitation is from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Euradean was born Sept. 23, 1920 in Tillman County, Oklahoma to the late J. Ray and Lillie Scott. She was a loyal member of Springtown Church of Christ. She loved to be on the go and enjoyed reading her Bible.
Euradean was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn Brown; and son, Jerry Brown.… Read the rest

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Steven Charley Meek 1968 – 2016

| July 28, 2016

Steven Meek of Springtown, Texas passed away on July 25, 2016.
Private services will be held by the family in care of Roberts Family Affordable Funeral Home, 5025 Jacksboro Hwy., Fort Worth, www.robertsfamilyfuneralhome.com
Steven was born April 26, 1968 to his parents, Olin Charley Meek and Barbara Joy Mead in Dallas, Texas.
While the family is greatly saddened by Steven’s leaving this earth, they rejoice and celebrate his new beginning with our Lord and Savior in his new home in the eternal Kingdom of Heaven.
Steven is survived by his father, Olin Meek.

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Harold Wood, Jr. 1941 – 2016

| July 21, 2016
Harold Wood, Jr. 1941 – 2016

Harold Wood, Jr., 68, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
A memorial service was at 1 p.m. Friday, July 15, at White’s Funeral Home in Azle.
Harold was born and raised in Wallace, North Carolina. Harold and his wife Mary enjoyed watching TV together and taking many trips to visit family and friends. He loved his computer and computer gaming. He was an outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, and camping.
Harold retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 30 years. He also worked 20 years with IKON Office Solutions, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Azle.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; children, Amy LaSalle and Tommy Wood III; step-children, Jamie and Christina Epps; seven grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; and many other family and friends.… Read the rest

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Delbert I. Dake 2016

| July 21, 2016
Delbert I. Dake 2016

Delbert I. Dake, 71, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 18, in Biggers Funeral Chapel. Interment was at  Ash Creek Cemetery in Azle.
Delbert was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia, and brothers, Gary and David.
Survivors include his mother, Margaret; sons, Delbert Jr., Daren and his wife, Renee and Scotty Dake; sisters, Marieta Starkey, Kathy Lott and Ellen Macias; brothers, Bruce and Danny Dake; grandchildren, Zachary, Trever, Shane, Cloei and Callum; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Rebekah, Aidyn and Jensyn; god-daughters, Laycie and Sara Johnson.

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Howard Wayne Nichols 1937 – 2016

| July 21, 2016
Howard Wayne Nichols 1937 – 2016

 

Howard Wayne Nichols, 79, left this physical world July 18, 2016 at the home he and his wife Reba built and lived in since 1975.
A service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at First Baptist Church of Springtown, 500 North Main St., Springtown.  Interment will be at Rubottom Cemetery, Rubottom, Oklahoma. Visitation will be immediately prior to the funeral service beginning at noon.
Howard, known to his friends as Nick, was born Jan. 12, 1937 in Rubottom, Oklahoma to William and Treva Nichols. He was the second child born to that union and had three siblings, one older and two younger.… Read the rest

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Terry Michael Woolsey 2016

| July 21, 2016
Terry Michael Woolsey 2016

Terry Michael Woolsey passed away July 7, 2016.
Service was held 10 a.m. Saturday July 16, at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel, 7301 E Lancaster Ave. in Fort Worth. Interment followed at Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery.
Terry was preceded in death by father, Mike Woolsey; and brother, Michael James Reed.
Survivors include Tarrah Duncanson (James), daughter; Kendra Woolsey, daughter; Grant Woolsey, son; Lou Woolsey, mother; Larry Reed (Diane), brother; Thomas Reed, brother; Russell Reed (Patti), brother; Kenny Reed (Regina), brother; grandchildren, Joey , Amber, Taylor, Nick, and Dilan; great-grandchildren, Brycen.

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Bobbye Jean Cotten 2016

| July 21, 2016

Bobbye Jean Cotton left this world to go to her heavenly home on July 11, 2016.
Private services will be held at a later date. Services in care of Roberts Family Affordable Funeral Home 5025 Jacksboro Hwy Fort Worth, Texas.
Bobbye leaves behind her sister, Bettye; brother, Buddy; nieces, Robin and Terri; nephew, Wayland along with many other family members and friends. Bobbye will be missed.

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