Beth Delight Olivier
Beth Delight Olivier, 82, of Weatherford, died on Aug. 25, 2006. Born Feb. 12, 1924, in Hanford, Ca., she moved from Novato, Ca. to Weatherford several years ago to be with her daughter, Cindi Pimentel and brother, Norval Lee Miller.
Olivier was an artist, Mary Kay consultant, pianist, pilot and an occasional horseback rider. She was a loving mother, grandmother and a good friend. Olivier was also a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, New Authon Neighborhood Community Club, Weatherford Artist Association and Aircraft Pilots of the Bay Area, Inc.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Daniel Greig Olivier.
Survivors include daughter, Cindi Pimentel of Weatherford; grandson, Jason Pimentel of San Francisco, Ca. and brother, Norval Lee Miller of Weatherford.
Ceremony celebrating Olivier life will be held at a later date - friends and relatives will be notified.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Lydia “Marie” Breeding Youngblood
Marie Youngblood, 78, of Weatherford, died with family at her side on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at Community Hospice House, Fort Worth. She was born July 31, 1928, in Vernon to Ernest and Lydia Breeding. She married Henry L. Youngblood on Oct. 18, 1947, in Weatherford.
Youngblood was a homemaker and was active in her church, Northside Baptist, with the Mother’s Day Out program, her Sunday School class, Shut-In outreach program, Cub Scout leader, Avon saleslady and Millsap Garden Club. She loved to cook for her family and friends and loved to travel with her husband, Henry.
Youngblood was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, David Youngblood in 1967 and Michael Youngblood in 2001; a brother and sister-in-law, Ernest and Ruth Breeding; and a brother-in-law, Doc Zanchettin.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 59 years, Henry Youngblood; son, James Youngblood and wife, Elda of Mineral Wells; daughter-in-law, Debbie Youngblood of Mineral Wells; grandchildren, Jamie Davis and husband, Robbie of Conroe, Johnny Youngblood and wife, Stephanie of Mineral Wells, Heather Holmes and husband, Devin of San Francisco, Ca., and Holly Mitchell and husband, Jason of Mineral Wells; great grandchildren, Jaci Youngblood of Mineral Wells and Robert Davis of Conroe; sister, Betty Zanchettin of Amarillo; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 at Northside Baptist Church, Weatherford, with Rev. Van Houser officiating under the direction of White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford.
Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford.
Visitation: 6 – 8 p.m.. on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the East Greenwood Funeral Home.
John Wayne Robison
John Wayne Robison, 81, died Wednesday, August 23, 2006 in Fort Worth.
Robison was born in Brown County, the son of James and Carria Robison. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Air Corps as a flying technical sergeant.
Robison was a radar operator on the first night fighter, the P61 Black Widow. He installed vehicle washers in Grand Central Station and one for trucks in the Panama Canal. He loved his family and grandchildren dearly and had a great love for animals.
Robison was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Robison; his parents; and all his brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his daughters, Barbara Pittman and husband, Michael, Erma Perry and husband, J.B., Melissa Robison; grandchildren, Danny Pittman, Bryce Perry and wife, Amanda, Debbie Chesney and husband, Tate, Jennifer Hudson and husband, Bill; and five great-grandsons.
A graveside service was held Friday, August 25, 2006 at 10 a.m. in Memory Gardens.
Delbert Pell, 82, a loving husband, father and grandfather, died Tuesday, August 22, 2006 in White Settlement.
Pell was born August 29, 1923 in DeLeon to Charlie and Ettie Pell. He served his country in World War II in the United States Army. Delbert worked in construction and roadwork. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Buddy, sisters, Dorothy Turner and Lorlane "Topsy" Baker and daughter, Carolyn Jean Pell.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Pell of Fort Worth; sons, Eddie Pell and wife Diane of Overton, Gene Stephens of Azle; daughters, Shirley Mason and husband, Kenneth of Newark, Tina Albright and husband, James and Amanda Miller and husband, Bobby all of Azle; seventeen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Pell and sister, Helen Jean Cooper.
The funeral was held Friday, August 25, 2006 at 1p.m. at The Church of Azle. Burial followed at Community Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford.
Arrangements were handled by White’s Azle Funeral Home.
Charles K. "Kenny" Knox
Charles K. "Kenny" Knox, 42, loving husband, daddy and friend, died Tuesday, August 22, 2006, after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
Knox was born April 3, 1964, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Southwest High School in 1983 and attended Texas State University. He was a member of Arborlawn United Methodist Church. He enjoyed golf and was an avid Texas Longhorn and Dallas Cowboy fan. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles H. Knox.
Survivors include his wife, Kelli Knox of Aledo; son, K. Colby Knox of Aledo; mother, Laura McElyea; brother, Rick Poteet and wife, Dianne; sister, Karen Wiggs and husband, Kerry, all of Arlington; father and mother-in-law, Bill and Linda Pettit of Burleson; sisters-in-law, Melissa Gilbert and husband, Perry and Belinda Lee and husband, John, all of Burleson; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral was scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2006 at 10 a.m. at Arborlawn United Methodist Church. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation was set Friday, August 25, 2006 from 6-8 p.m. at Greenwood Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Knox Family Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank.
Jack Mitchell Green
Jack Mitchell Green, 24, of Springtown, died on Wednesday, August 23, 2006. Born May 2,1982 in Fort Worth, he was a life long resident of Springtown, and he attended Springtown Schools.
Green was a dog lover, a loving, helpful son, jack of all trades and he will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his parents, David Mitchell and Linda Jane Green of Springtown; sister, Lisa Green; brother, David Green, Jr.; paternal grandmother, Shirley Green; paternal great-grandmother, Pearly Blackman; nieces Laurine, Allison and Brenna; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
The funeral service was scheduled for Monday, August 28, 2006 at 2 p.m. in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, with interment in the Whitt Cemetery.
Visitation was scheduled for Sunday, August 27, 2006 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.