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James Wood Gregory 1938 – 2016

| February 25, 2016
James Wood Gregory 1938 – 2016

James Wood Gregory, 78, dedicated husband, father, and grandfather passed away at home, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 in Springtown.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at White’s Funeral Chapel in Springtown. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Springtown Cemetery with Masonic Rites.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the First United Methodist Church of Springtown or the Scottish Rite’s Hospitals of Texas.
James was born Feb. 20, 1938 in Lampasas to the late John Gregory and Edrie McKissick. He had been a Springtown resident since 1964.… Read the rest

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Patricia Ann Lee 1945 – 2016

| February 25, 2016
Patricia Ann Lee 1945 – 2016

Patricia Ann Lee (Mimi), 70, passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 while surrounded by loved ones in Dallas, Texas. The family had a celebration of her Home Going on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 to honor her wishes.
Patricia was born June 6, 1945 in Bakersfield California to Ronald Carl and Jeanne (Whittenton) Heartsill. She spent the last 16 years working on the prayer line for DayStar Television, fulfilling her calling of praying for others. Patricia was loved by many and seldom met a stranger, her personality was huge and she was a selfless person willing to do anything she could to help others.… Read the rest

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Allen Sylvester Hathcock, Jr. 1926 – 2016

| February 18, 2016
Allen Sylvester Hathcock, Jr. 1926 – 2016

Allen Sylvester Hathcock, Jr. went home to the Lord on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016.
Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Thursday at Springtown Church of Christ. Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Allen was born June 1, 1926. “Dado” was a consummate loving husband and patriarch of a large family. He was a godly, jovial and caring man who led an extraordinary life. He was a World War II Purple Heart recipient. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors: He was a husband to Ramona; father to Margaret and Dale Allen, Darla and Don Wilmot; grandfather to Ben and Shawna Allen and Bonny and Ben Coxwell; great-grandfather of five; and great-great-grandfather of three.… Read the rest

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Pearl Kirk 1935 – 2016

| February 18, 2016
Pearl Kirk 1935 – 2016

Pearl Kirk, 80, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Monday at Annis Chapel, under the direction of Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home in Springtown.
Pearl was born Sept. 7, 1935 in Wichita Falls to Bruce and Lucille McKnight. Pearl was preceded in death by both her parents, sisters; Bonnie Davis and Brucille Sessums; and brother, Frankie Milligan.
Survivors include husband, Billy Kirk; children, Justin Kirk, Dewayne Kirk, Rhonda Lanier and husband, Kenneth and Tracy Smith; brothers, Eddie Milligan and wife, Phyllis and Jimmy Milligan; five grandchildren and ten great- grandchildren. Alexander Midway Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-677-2634.… Read the rest

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Teresa Lea Sweaney Roberson 1958 – 2016

| February 18, 2016

Teresa Lea Sweaney Roberson, 57, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 in Weatherford.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Alexander’s Midway Chapel.
Teresa was born June 22, 1958 to Thomas and Nina Wright Sweaney.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and son, Giovanni Pugrad.
Survivors include children, Jennifer Roberson-Williams, Arin Roberson and fiance, Heidi and Thomas Belt; sister, Dana; and two grandchildren. Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-677-2634.

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Ruth Lorene Deweese 1944 – 2016

| February 11, 2016
Ruth Lorene Deweese 1944 – 2016

Ruth Lorene Deweese, 71, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2016 at her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Both visitation and service will be held at Friendship Baptist Church in Boyd off Hwy 51. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 12 from 6-8 p.m. and Funeral Service on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10:30 am.
Lorene was born May 3, 1944, in Wharton Co., Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Ruth Steel and daughter Sheri D. Rucker.
Survivors include husband of 38 years, Jerry Deweese; daughter Lori Pinson and husband Ken; son Rob Beauchamp and wife Stacey, son Doug Deweese and wife Michelle; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great -great grandchild; brother Ken Steel and wife Marla; sister Johnnie Shirlene Wilson and husband Billy Terrell and sister Joyce Huddleston and husband Kelly.… Read the rest

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Walter Eugene Smith 1932 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Walter Eugene Smith 1932 – 2016

Walter Eugene Smith, 83, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in Azle.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Christway Baptist Church in Springtown.
Walter was born April 25, 1932 in Blue Mountain, Mississippi to Charles E. and Minta Clark Smith. They both preceded him in death along with one son, Terry Smith.
Survivors include sons, Richard Smith and wife, Essie, Eddie Smith and wife, Lesta and Randy Smith and wife, Laura; twelve grandchildren; twenty six great grandchildren and one great- great grandson. Alexander Midway Funeral Home, Springtown, 817-677-2634.

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Shirley Jane Kimberlin 1935 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Shirley Jane Kimberlin 1935 – 2016

Shirley Jane Kimberlin passed away on Jan. 24, 2016.
Shirley was born April 18, 1935 in Harris Station, Tennessee to Cecil D. and Nina Mae. Shirley met Yandell Kimberlin and later married him on October 30, 1952. It was true love. They raised a beautiful family together.
While her entire family and friends are greatly saddened by Shirley’s death, they are comforted to know that she is now reunited with her family that passed before her.
Survivors include daughter, Vicki; son, Alan and his wife Shelly; and daughter-in-law, Jacqui; three grandsons and six granddaughters, and thirteen great- grandchildren.

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Clifford Kent Bragg 1953 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Clifford Kent Bragg 1953 – 2016

Clifford Kent Bragg, 62, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Springtown.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Azle. Visitation: 5 -7p.m. Friday at White’s Funeral Home, Springtown. Interment at Goshen Cemetery following the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family is establishing a Cliff Bragg Leadership Scholars Memorial Fund.
Cliff was born March 29, 1953, in Kearney, Nebraska, to the late Leroy and Rose Bragg. In 1969 he and his high school sweetheart, Vicki, fell in love, married and spent their lives treasuring each other. Cliff was a devoted grandfather, enjoying and supporting all the grandchildren’s activities.… Read the rest

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Jerry Thomas Fisher 1946 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Jerry Thomas Fisher 1946 – 2016

Jerry Thomas Fisher, 69, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in Weatherford. A memorial service is to be held at a later date.
Jerry was born Feb. 22, 1946 in Fort Worth to Thomas Fisher and Ethel Maroon Fisher. His father preceded him in death. He was retired from the U.S. Navy; was a Deputy Sheriff and longtime supporter of the Sheriff’s Association. Jerry loved fishing, the hill country, nature, the ocean and building things; but, most of all his rescue dog, Point.
Survivors include wife, Charlotte; mother, Ethel and husband, Larry; sons, Roger and wife, Valerie and John and wife, Carissa; daughter, Michelle; sister Barbara; brother Mike and wife, Quita.… Read the rest

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