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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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Robert Lee Funcannon 1950 – 2016

| December 1, 2016
Robert Lee Funcannon 1950 – 2016

Robert Lee Funcannon, 66 of Paradise, Texas passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at his home in Paradise.
Memorial will be set at a later date.
Robert was born Feb. 20, 1950 in Lafayette, Indiana to Robert L. Funcannon and Vera (Von Kannon) Funcannon. He earned a BS degree in English where he developed a lifelong love of words. He was a paralegal and salesman for Cargill before finding his avocation and vocation in the field of organic farming. Robert was the publisher and editor of the “Living Naturally First” magazine, a publication for the organic enthusiast. He was a medicinal herbalist.… Read the rest

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Susan Sandeman-Pariente 1956 – 2016

| December 1, 2016
Susan Sandeman-Pariente 1956 – 2016

Susan Lesko Sandeman-Pariente, 59, passed away, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday in Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown. Visitation is from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial is at Oxford Water Cemetery, Wise County.
Susan was born Dec. 24, 1956 in France to Arthur William Lesko and Mary Lee Bailey Lesko.
Susan graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a BSN and a BS JD from Western State College Law School.
Susan’s mother preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, Jason Davis; daughter, Megan Adams and husband, Michael; daughter, Kaitlyn Sandeman; son, Sam Diebal; father, Arthur Lesko; brother, Michael Lesko and wife, Robin; sister, Jan Dickhaner and husband, Harry; grandchildren, Michael, Taylor, Neil, Nathan, Matthew and Cashton;four nieces and one nephew.… Read the rest

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LaVerne Hamman 1946 – 2016

| November 22, 2016
LaVerne Hamman 1946 – 2016

LaVerne Hamman, 70, a loving mother, sister and grandmother, passed away peacefully, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 in Decatur.
Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Open Door Baptist Church, Blanchard.
LaVerne was born Sept. 1, 1946 in Oklahoma City to J.C. and Velda Cheatwood Stanley. They both preceded her in death along with a brother, Larry Stanley.
Survivors include her children, Terry (Toby) Underwood, Angela (Andy) McGuffee, Stacy Cole and Misti (Scott) Elledge; sister, Oveta (James) Hill; grandchildren, T.J., Katherine, Morgan, Amanda, Stephanie, Joshua, Megan, Dillon, Taylor, Caleb and Avaree; great-grandchildren, Lainie, Caden, Makenzie, Bella, Chase and Charlotte.… Read the rest

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Billy Coy Wilson 1935 – 2016

| November 22, 2016
Billy Coy Wilson 1935 – 2016

Billy Coy Wilson, 81, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at White’s Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown, 76082. Interment is at Annis Chapel Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White’s Funeral Home.
Billy was born Feb. 11, 1935 in Boyd to the late James and Mattie Wilson. He married the love of his life, Gayle Watson, on Dec. 8, 1956, and together they raised five sons. He resided in Fort Worth for most of his life and was a devoted Baptist.
Billy was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Gayle Wilson.… Read the rest

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