Imogene Branson York
Imogene Branson York, 90, of Weatherford, died Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at a local nursing home.
York was born May 2, 1917 in Mo., daughter of the late William and Imo Edwards
Branson. She was a resident of Weatherford since 1930 working for W.H. Bowden and Sons and General Dynamics.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son, William Rhea York.
Survivors include husband, Charles York of Weatherford; brother and sister-in-law, Chalmer and Winnabelle York also of Weatherford.
Nadine Lucille Harris
Nadine Lucille Harris, 85 years old, of Weatherford, Texas, died on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at a Fort Worth hospital.
Harris was born on January 20, 1922 in Tipton, Okla. to William Henry and Mary Florence Young. She was one of seven children, all girls. Her father, who was a Justice of the Peace, was delighted having all girls and considered them all angels.
Robert D. Blalock
Robert D. Blalock, 87, a World War II veteran, died Monday, October 15, 2007 in Springtown.
Blalock was born in Lavern, Okla, the son of Hinton and Rosa Blalock. He retired from El Paso Natural Gas after more than three decades of service. Blalock moved to Springtown after his retirement. He was a member of Community Bible Fellowship. Blalock was proud to have helped build La Junta Baptist Church.
Jimmy Roy Graves, 72, of Weatherford died Thursday October 11, 2007 at his residence. Born April 18, 1935 in Olney, he was a resident of Parker County for many years. He married Wanda Lee Bradshaw on January 3, 1954.Graves retired from TXU after 38 years of employment, a member of Trinity Lutheran, an avid fisherman, sportsman, outdoorsman and a hard worker.
Fleta Maxine Boyd, 98, of Weatherford died Friday, October 12, 2007 in a Fort Worth hospice facility.
Born December 31, 1908 in Matoon, Illinois she was a former resident of Altus, Clarmore and Bristow, Okla before moving to Weatherford. Boyd was a member of First Baptist Church of Weatherford, a church secretary for the Baptist churches in Altus, Claremore and Bristow, Okla. She was quite artistic, enjoyed crafts, cross stitch, painting, and playing basketball even in her wheel chair. Boyd was very involved in her church in Oklahoma, with the Women’s Missionary Union, children’s and music ministries, and played the organ and piano.
Gene Taylor, 68, an engineer for Lockheed Martin with 30 years of service, died Saturday, October 6, 2007, in Willow Park.
Taylor was born August 13, 1939, in Shreveport, La. He was a graduate of Texas A&M University class of 1962 and an active member of Aledo United Methodist Church.
Survivors include wife, Ruth Ann Taylor of Willow Park; sons, Thurston Taylor of Japan, Ty Taylor of Arlington, Tevon Taylor of Dallas and Nolan Taylor, Cameron Taylor and Mason Taylor, all of Willow Park; daughters, Tiffany Ebner of Switzerland and Taryn Walker of Houston; sister, Louise Smith; and four grandchildren.
Kenneth Noble Roberson
Kenneth Noble Roberson, 81, of Weatherford, died on June 27, 2006. He was born on July 10, 1924.
Roberson was a real estate agent and manager of Farm Bureau Insurance, from which he retired after many years of service. He was a member of the North Side Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include wife of 63 years, Marie McFarland Roberson of Weatherford; daughter; Kathy Roberson Nicholson of Weatherford; son Mike Roberson and wife, Paula Carter of Weatherford; grandchildren, Wayne and Beth Roberson, Melissa Sargent, Ashley and K. C. Kemp; great-grandchildren, Rowdy, Kyle and Kody Sargent, Emerson Roberson and Paden Kemp; step-sister, Imogene Templeton of Colleyville; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Zion Hill Cemetery Association, 2720 Zion Hill Loop, Weatherford, 76088.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Timothy Ray Hughes
Timothy Ray Hughes, 44, of Baird, died Friday, June 23, 2006, in Lubbock.
Hughes was born in Abilene, June 21, 1962, to Gilmer Edward and Leitress Ann (Ray) Hughes of Baird. He graduated as valedictorian of Baird High School in 1980 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Abilene Christian University in 1985. He was employed for a time as the Computer Administrator at the Abilene State School.
Hughes was a member of the Baird Church of Christ. He preached for one year at the Putnum Church of Christ and was involved in teaching Bible correspondence courses until the time of his death. He was also a musician, songwriter and arranger.
Hughes was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his mother; two brothers, Brent and wife Marva of Lubbock, Ron and wife Tina of Aledo; nephews Rifle Hughes and Brandon Hughes; nieces LeeAnn Owen, Amber, Ashley and Alyssa Hughes.
In lieu of a visitation: the family will receive friends at the Hughes home on Sunday, June 25, after 3 p.m.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. on Monday, June 26, at the Baird Church of Christ, with Bob Kiser officiating.
Burial: Ross Cemetery Annex, directed by Parker Funeral Home.
Aaron Lee Allen
Aaron Lee Allen, 21, of Weatherford, died Monday, June 12, 2006, in Parker County. Born March 6, 1985, in Denton, he was a resident of Parker County for many years.
Allen was a graduate of Weatherford High School and worked as a heavy equipment operator for Fort Worth Crushed Stone. A music-lover, he wrote songs and played the guitar.
Survivors include father, Skip and stepmother, Tania Allen of Weatherford; mother, Kelli Burdette Allen of Granbury; sisters, Kim Cummings of Richardson, Tyra and Rachel Goen of Weatherford; brothers, Pvt. Drew Allen of Weatherford and Jade Allen of Dallas; aunt, Rita Prince and husband, Bill of Granbury; uncles, Greg Burdette of Coppell and Cato Allen of Justin
Memorial service: 7 p.m. on Monday, July 3, in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.