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Archives for May 2014

Hazel Marie Craig

FORT WORTH — Hazel Craig, 58, died Monday, May 26, 2014.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 100 Paint Pony Trail, Fort Worth.
Survivors: Husband, James Craig; son, Charles; daughters, Jamie and Elizabeth; five grandkids; and siblings.

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

Michael Azariah Suniga

FORT WORTH — Michael Azariah Suniga passed away Friday, May 23, 2014.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, in Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel officiated by Head Elder Russell W. Sails. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Michael was preceded in death by his Papa, Sonny Brownlee.
Survivors: His parents, Michael Paul and Kresha Carol Suniga; brother, Angelo Suniga; sisters, Mackenzie, Morgan and Marleigh Suniga; Grandma, Janie Brownlee; Papa and MeeMaw, Jonathan and Rosalinda Davis; Paw Paw, Randy Hall; Nana, Sunja Hall; Grammy, Casey Beck; and numerous extended loving family members.

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

Betty Mae Craig

EVERMAN — Betty Mae Craig, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the age of 78.
Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Betty was born Aug. 8, 1935, to the late Otto George and Eva Mae Riemenschneider in Placedo. Betty was a longtime member of Everman Church of Christ. She was a member of the Texas State Guard, Ladies Auxiliary VFW, United States National Defense, Force Support Command. She was also a deputy commander of the 28th Division Affairs. Betty was a retired baker for the Everman Independent School District. Betty was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.
Survivors: Loving husband of 65 years, James Thomas Craig; son, Thomas Aaron Craig and wife, Cathy; son, Lonnie Wayne Craig; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; many friends.

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

Thelma McMellon

FORT WORTH — Thelma McMellon passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the age of 69.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Skyvue Memorial Park with Chaplin John Reynolds officiating.

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

Joseph Marshall Bonner

FORT WORTH — Joseph Marshall Bonner passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the age of 71.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Joseph was born Jan. 19, 1943, to the late Julian and Evelyn Bonner in Fort Worth. He was a Merchant Marine. Outside of Joseph’s love for his wife, family and friends, he had an avid love for swimming and golf. He leaves behind a loving family so very grateful for his love and will be greatly missed by us all.
Survivors: Wife of 26 years, Mariquita Bonner; sister, Delamalia Bonner; brother, Don Bolton; brother, Julian Bonner; sister-in-law, Medianita Delabaz; close friend, Dodie Dugan; numerous family members; and many friends.

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

Billy Ray Rushing

FORT WORTH — Billy Ray Rushing, 67, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Billy Ray was born July 18, 1946, in Paris to the late Dempsey and Helen Rushing.
“Love need not be a command nor faith a dictum. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.”
Survivors: Daughter, Sabrina Castillo; sister and caregiver, Wanda Blevins; five other siblings; grandchildren, Christian and Memory Castillo; and great-grandson, Damian Castillo.

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

Betty Dean

FORT WORTH — Betty Dean, 71, died Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Memorial service: Private.
Betty was preceded in death by brother, Olie Cheek.
Survivors: Sons, Michael Isbell, Curtis Isbell and Ricky Isbell; sisters, Dorothy, Judy, Loretta and Oleta; brother, Kenneth; and many friends.

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

Jordyn M. Sanders

BENBROOK — Jordyn M. Sanders, loving son, brother and grandson, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at the age of 22.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, in Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 5, at the funeral home.
Jordyn was born Jan. 17, 1992, in Fort Worth and graduated from Godley High School in 2010. He was known for his beautiful, contagious smile, his charismatic personality and charm. He never met a stranger and lit up every room he entered. Jordyn has left this earth but will never leave our hearts.
Survivors: Mom and dad, Sandy and Kevin McKinney; sisters, Sarah and Annabelle McKinney and Taylor and Reagan Sanders; brother, Harrison Sanders; father and stepmother, Eric and Camla Sanders; several loving grandparents; great-grandmother, Margaret Skinner; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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