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Archives for April 2014

Dolores Marquez DeFuentes

FORT WORTH — Dolores Marquez DeFuentes, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the age of 90.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday in Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Interment: Dolores will be laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation: noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Isidro and Angela Marquez; husband, Fortunato Fuentes; daughter, Maria Fuentes; and two grandsons, Eloir Ibarra and Belarmino Zavala.
Survivors: Daughters, Irma, Rosa and husband, Arnolfo, Bertha, and Angela and husband, Florentino; sons, Margarito and wife, Juana, Francisco and wife, Concepcion, and Jose and wife, Rosa; 33 grandchildren; 94 great-grandchildren; and many friends.

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Randall Gene Eggleston

BENBROOK — Randall Gene Eggleston passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the age of 56.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Lane A.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Edwin Lee Findley

FORT WORTH — Edwin Lee Findley passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 84.
Graveside service: Private in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Survivors: Son, Patrick Findley and wife Carol; daughter, Sandy Findley; brother, Robert Findley; sister-in-law, Mary Troutman; and numerous  grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Martha Nell Clark

FORT WORTH — Martha Nell Clark, 83, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Celebration of life: 12 noon Monday, April 21, 2014 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Chapel. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon.
Survivors: Nieces, Carol and Barbara; nephews, Dennis, Clayton and James; and step-daughter, Beverly.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Margaret “Maggie” Roseborrough

SOUTHLAKE — Margaret “Maggie” Roseborrough, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the age of 93.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Belvedere Memorial Cemetery, 3504 Arden Road, San Angelo, Tx. 76901.
Maggie was born July 14, 1920 to the late Floyd Raymond and Charlotte Amanda Boren in Garrett, IN. She was a bookkeeper for several family owned businesses. Maggie will be deeply missed by all, and will remain in our hearts forever.
Maggie is preceded in death by husband, Joseph J. Roseborrough.
Survivors: Step-son, Michael Roseborrough and wife Jeri; daughter, Annice Cook and husband, Dennis; daughter, Karen Dean and husband, Curtis; daughter, Linda Watson and husband, Carl; son, Tom Roseborrough and wife Beth; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Keri.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Richard Dale Leaser

ARLINGTON — Richard Dale Leaser, 58, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Memorial service: Private.
He attended Waco High and served in the U.S. Navy. He was the best tile/slate roofer in Texas.
Survivors: Son, Tanner; siblings, David, Linda and Lori; stepmother, Margie; and beloved Becky.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Cindy Frizzelle

FORT WORTH — Cindy Frizzelle, 57, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Gervis Currie, and brother, Don Currie.
Survivors: Sons, Jason and Michael; grandchildren, Ashley, Briana, Kayla, Kade, Austin, Liam and Liv; brother, Dale Currie; sister-in-law, Kelly Ann Currie and nephew, Jim Currie.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Jimmie Glynn Carpenter

FORT WORTH — Jimmie Glynn Carpenter, 72, passed away quietly Monday, April 7, 2014.
Graveside service: Private service by invitation only. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at University United Methodist Church, 2416 W. Berry St., Fort Worth, with a prayer service at 6 p.m.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please consider the needs of the family.
Jim was born Feb. 23, 1942, to the late James and Hazel Carpenter in Memphis, Tenn. He worked for the Katy and Union Pacific railroads for 33 years.
Survivors: Wife of 28 years, Kristin Carpenter; children, Jim Jr., Jeff, Jason, Bill, J. Paul, Becky and Jennifer; siblings, Bob Tolbert and Wanda Coward; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Dewey “Helen” Westervelt

FORT WORTH — Dewey “Helen” Westervelt left this world peacefully and entered heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the age of 92.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday in Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Interment: Helen will be laid to rest with her beloved husband, Cecil Westervelt Sr., in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Helen was born March 2, 1922, in Fort Worth to the late John Claude and Dewey Mae Barnard. Helen will be remembered for her love for Jesus, her church, music and her family. She leaves behind a loving family so very grateful for her caring and compassion towards everyone she came in contact with in her life. She will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Westervelt Sr.; a daughter, Lola Goss; and two sons, Claude Garrett Westervelt and Johnny Westervelt.
Survivors: Son, Cecil Westervelt Jr. and wife, Carolyn; daughter, Glenda Elliott and husband, Larry; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a number of great-great-grandchildren; and many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Marie Louise Cole

FORT WORTH — Marie Louise Cole, a retired homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the age of 92.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 917 Lamar St., where she was a member. Interment: She has been laid to rest in Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Memorials: May be made to Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains or Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
Mrs. Cole was born in New Orleans, La., and moved to Fort Worth in 1947.
She volunteered in several community organizations, including Women of Rotary, Proyecto Huasteco Inc., S.A., Fort Worth Nature Center, Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains and Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Mrs. Cole was also a member of Phi Mu sorority.
Survivors: Brother, Thomas O. Wakeman of Starkville, Miss.; daughters, Pat Maynard of Longmont, Colo., Cathy Elder of Springfield, Va., and Liz Marascio of Tucson, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557