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Annie Elizabeth Rhodes 1923 – 2016

| December 15, 2016
Annie Elizabeth Rhodes 1923 – 2016

Annie Elizabeth Rhodes, 93, went home to be with her Lord, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, at Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial is at East Memorial Cemetery, Stephenville.
Annie was born Aug. 25, 1923 in Stephenville to Claud and Armenta Barron Rhodes. They both preceded her in death along with her son, Donald Wayne Rhodes; and siblings, Jack, Clyde, Fayne and Loraine.
Survivors include, nieces, Joyce, Exa, Virginia, Allie and Janice; nephew, Bobby; and extended family and many friends. Alexander Midway Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-677-2634.… Read the rest

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Janet Gingrich 2016

| December 15, 2016

Janet Gingrich, 62, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Decatur.
Services are pending.
Survivors include her mother, Mary McCrone and brother, Brian McCrone. White’s Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-220-7111.

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Larry Lee Dauenhauer 1947 – 2016

| December 8, 2016

Larry Lee Dauenhauer, 69 of Chico passed away Dec. 2, 2016 in Decatur.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, officiated by Brother Jeff Baker.
Larry was born in Vallejo, California on Oct. 14, 1947 to Tony and Anna (Treibish) Dauenhauer. He loved being outdoors and riding his motorcycle at every opportunity, he was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Steven Dauenhauer.
He is survived by his wife Kathy; sons, Ricky Dauenhauer and wife Chantal, Bobby Dauenhauer and wife, Christy, Jason Dauenhauer and wife, Mallory; daughters, Breanna Dauenhauer, Annie Lutenbaker; sister, Mary Abeyta, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Melba Oxford Coleman 1935 – 2016

| December 8, 2016
Melba Oxford Coleman 1935 – 2016

Melba Oxford Coleman died on Nov. 30, 2016 at a local care center.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. with visitation from 9-10 a.m. before the service at the Springtown Church of Christ with internment to follow in the Springtown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in Melba’s name be made to the Springtown Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 763 Springtown TX 76082.
Melba was born May 13, 1935 in Springtown. She was a homemaker and former bookkeeper for Tri-County Electric in Azle. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a lifelong resident of Springtown.… Read the rest

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Warren Mullennix 1924 – 2016

| December 8, 2016
Warren Mullennix 1924 – 2016

Warren Mullennix, 92, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.
Services were held Monday, Nov. 21 at the First Baptist Church of Springtown. Interment was at Azleland Memorial Park.
Warren was born Aug. 25, 1924 in Crowley to Margaret Viola Clinton and Eugene Douglas Mullennix. He was employed at General Dynamics for 36 years. Warren was a Mason in Azle for over 50 years. He was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church and then First Baptist Church of Springtown.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; a sister; and a daughter.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Mullennix; daughters, Jonetta Wright(Martin) and Shauna Smitt (John); grandchildren, Brent, Russell, Aubyn and Shaun; and five great-grandchildren.… Read the rest

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Donald Lee Teague 1954 – 2016

| December 8, 2016
Donald Lee Teague 1954 – 2016

Donald Lee Teague, 62 a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather passed away peacefully, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at home surrounded by those that love him.
Graveside service was at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Annis Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Donald was born Aug. 26, 1954 in Fort Worth to Albert and Doris Blackmon Teague. They both preceded him in death along with his daughter, Christynn Holt and brothers, C.A., Charles and Billy Teague.
Survivors include his devoted wife of 42 years, Rosemary; son, Chris Teague and wife, Cristy; daughter, Tisha Grace and husband, Todd; brothers, Dennie, Geary and Lloyd Teague; grandchildren, Addison Teague and wife, Melanie, Trent Grace, Brelyn Bevely and Alexa Teague; great-grandchildren, Bonnie and Waylon Teague; and several sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews.… Read the rest

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Allen Larry Gibson 1944 – 2016

| December 8, 2016
Allen Larry Gibson 1944 – 2016

Allen Larry Gibson, 72, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
Service is at 2 p.m. Friday at White’s Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown. Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White’s Funeral Home.
Allen Larry Gibson was born June 29, 1944 in Stamford, Texas to Wilson and Ophelia Gibson. He graduated from O’Brien High School in 1962 and attended Texas Tech. Larry married the love of his life, Jean Manning in 1964, they made their home in Springtown.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Charles Gibson.… Read the rest

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Evelyn Stone Russell 1924 – 2016

| December 1, 2016
Evelyn Stone Russell 1924 – 2016

Evelyn Stone Russell, 92, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday in Annis Chapel Cemetery in Springtown. Visitation was from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at White’s Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, 76020.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, James and Josephine Stone; husband of 46 years, Tech Sgt. Charles Russell; and daughter, Sharon Brown.
Survivors include her children, Elaine Gill, Dowden Brown and Jennifer Brown; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Roy E. Stone.

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Willis B. Welch, Jr 1954 – 2016

| December 1, 2016
Willis B. Welch, Jr 1954 – 2016

Willis B. Welch, Jr. 62, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at White’s Azle Chapel. Interment is at Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Willis was born June 12, 1954 in Azle to Willis Welch, Sr. and Eunice Rhoten Welch. He graduated from Riverside High School, attended TCC and TCU studying music. Willis loved to play the piano. He got to meet Van Cliburn at one of his concerts and even got to go back stage and talk to him. He bought himself a grand piano and our mother said he almost drove her nuts practicing.… Read the rest

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Madgie Fern Sanders Cooper 1943 – 2016

| December 1, 2016

Madgie Cooper, 72, a loving mother, sister and grandmother passed away, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at home surrounded by those who love her.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Dec. 3, 2016 at Northwest Church of Christ, 6059 Azle Avenue, Lake Worth.
Madgie was born Nov. 26, 1943 in Portales, New Mexico to Asa and Vivian Inman Sanders. They both preceded her in death along with siblings, E.A. Sanders, Nancy Griffith and Ray Sanders.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Lowrance, Rhonda Baker and husband, Bobby and Eddie Cooper and wife, JoAnne; siblings, Faye Livingston, Ouida Gorman, Lois Winsett, Eugene Sanders, Eddie Sanders and Sandra Cooper; grandchildren, Tara, Jason, Jessica, Christie, Nicole, Pedro and Bobbi; great-grandchildren, Caedance, Kyla, Devon, Rylan, Esmae and William.… Read the rest

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