Carter Tarrant Robertson
Carter Tarrant Robertson, 16, of Perrin, died Friday evening, July 21, 2006. He was born Aug. 17, 1989 in Fort Worth. Robertson was a senior at Peaster High School, a member of the baseball and rodeo teams, and a member of the Texas High School Rodeo Association, Region 3. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Perrin.
Survivors include parents, Jennifer and David Robertson of Perrin; brothers, Austin Robertson, Randall Robertson and Cooper Robertson all of Perrin; maternal grandparents, James and Jackie Dixon of Weatherford; paternal grandparents, Gene and Marjorie Robertson of Fort Worth; aunts and uncles, Sharon Robertson of Pflugerville, Michael and wife Cynthia Robertson of Azle, Roy and wife, Jody Giles of Granbury, Steve and wife, Jeanie Schmidt of Grandview, J. and wife Georgia Dixon of Waxahachie.
Visitation: 6 - 8 p.m. on Monday, July 24, at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, in the North Side Baptist Church with Michael Hardaway officiating.
Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Peaster Baseball Scholarship Fund c/o Weatherford National Bank, 101 N. Main St., Weatherford, 76086, or the High School Rodeo Scholarship Fund c/o Chase Bank, 400 Throckmorton, Fort Worth, 76102.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Eva Louise Stephens Kelley
Eva Louise Stephens Kelley, 92, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Saturday, July 22, 2006, after a short illness.
In her younger years, Kelley was known as "Pud." She was born May 18, 1914, in Dennis, the daughter of William A. and Ora Grogan Stephens, both from pioneer Parker County families.
Kelley was a life long resident of Parker County and lived in Weatherford for the last 65 years. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and cooking. Her cooking skills consisted of simpler Southern dishes, and she was admired by friends and family for her fried chicken, red beans, cornbread and chocolate pie.
During the last three years, she enjoyed time with great-grandson, Maxwell. Kelley was an active member of Calvary United Methodist Church of Weatherford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. M.H. Kelley
Survivors include son, Joe B. Huffstutler and wife, Janice of Dallas; granddaughter, Lori Grace Neace and husband, Mark of Dallas; and great-grandson, Maxwell Neace of Dallas. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and long-time friend and caregiver, Sally Silvey of Weatherford.
The family will receive guests 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 24, at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Memorial service: 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25, at Calvary United Methodist Church, Weatherford.
Burial services will be private.
Robert Keil, 30, died Monday, July 17, 2006, in an auto accident with his life partner, Bert Banks.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bobby Docktor and Fred and Mary Keil.
Survivors include parents, Gary and Earlene Keil; brother, Scott and his wife, Amanda; sister, Jennifer Malone and husband, Danny; nieces, Ashli and Alisen; nephews, Austen, Dalton, Tobey Lee and Ryon; grandmother, Mary Docktor; as well as numerous aunts, uncle, cousins and friends.
Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 21, at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, at Annis Chapel Cemetery.
Keil was born March 24, 1976, to Gary and Earlene Keil in Fort Worth.
Toinette “Toni” Kidd
Toinette Kidd, 77, a retired teacher, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2006.
Kidd was born in Forney on June 1, 1929, to Wiley and Lois Futrell. Known to all her many friends and family as Toni, she grew up in the Forney area. She graduated from North Texas University in Denton, then taught in the Fort Worth Independent School District for fifteen years.
She met and later married Eddie W. Kidd on December 24, 1952. They lived in the Arlington area for a number of years, then moved to Weatherford in 1970. Kidd was active in the Eastern Star Chapter in Weatherford and went on to a district position. Also active in the Federated Women's Club, she was involved in many civic activities and held offices in the local chapter and state level. Kidd loved to travel, and she took many trips in our country, as well as abroad.
Kidd is survived by her husband, Eddie Kidd; son, Kelly and wife, Carla of Arlington; daughter, Phyllis Meyer and husband, Nick of Baton Rouge; grandsons, Luke and Michael Kidd; granddaughters, Stacy Meyer Thrower and Jessica Meyer; three great grandchildren; three sisters; and numerous relatives and friends.
The family will received guests from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Friday, July 21, at White's Chapel of Memories in Weatherford.
Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford. White’s Funeral Home.
Wilma McCallister Claywell
Wilma McCallister Claywell, 84,our mother, mamaw, sister, aunt, and friend, died on Wednesday, July 19, 2006.
A longtime Weatherford resident, Claywell was a homemaker and retired employee of Hutch's Pie and Sandwich Shop. She was born on November 16, 1921, at the family ranch in Young County, the daughter of Eva Sitton and William C. McCallister. She was a 1938 graduate of Newcastle High School and a longtime member of North Side Baptist Church in Weatherford.
Claywell was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 57 years, O.O. "Red" Claywell; two sisters, Oleta Reasoner and Opal Vick; and nieces, Betty Brown and Joan Hamilton.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Alpha Omega Hospice for the care that Claywell received.
Claywell is survived by her sister, Ruba Weldon of Denton; daughters, Lavonia Taff of Fort Worth, Sandra Grant and husband, James of Fort Worth, Kay Mallory and husband, Bill of Weatherford, Sue Hutchens and husband, David of Weatherford; and son, Tommy Claywell and wife, Pam of Weatherford; 15 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; and two nieces and one nephew.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, at White's Chapel of Memories in Weatherford, with the Reverend Van Houser officiating.
Burial: Memory Gardens Cemetery, Weatherford.
Those wishing may pay their respects from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21, at White's Funeral Home.
The family requests donations be made to Alpha Omega Hospice, P.O. box 162041, Fort Worth, 76161.
Ricky Gann, 43, a truck driver, died Monday, July 17, 2006, in Dallas. He was born May 18, 1963, to Leonard and Lora Gann in Fort Worth.
Gann was preceded in death by his stepfather, Jon Mullinix; and three brothers, Ira Earl, Randy Lee and Leonard, Jr.
Survivors include wife, Kathy; children, Lora Lee Gann and Ricky Dale Gann, Jr.; stepdaughters, Michelle and Marie; mother, Lora Mullinix; brother, Billy Gene Gann; stepbrother, Shane Mullinix; father, Leonard Gann and his wife, Nell.
Funeral/Memorial service: 2 p.m. on Friday, July 21, at White's Azle Funeral Home.