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Archives for August 2014

Shaylynn Cheyenne Narviz

ARLINGTON — Shaylynn Cheyenne Narviz was stillborn on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Though she never spent any time with us, she touched many lives.
Cremation memorial: None scheduled.
Survivors: Parents, Lawanda Carter and Joseph Narviz; siblings, Sean, Chad and Joseph Narviz III.

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

Retta Vivian McQueen

FORT WORTH — Retta Vivian McQueen passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the age of 93.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Thursday at South Park Baptist Church, Brother Gaylan Henry officiating. Interment: Retta will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Raymond Monroe McQueen, in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Retta was born April 4, 1921, in Putnam County, Mo., to the late Dave and Goldie Partin.
Retta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Monroe McQueen; son, Loyd McQueen; great-grandson, Joshua Allen Stanfield; three brothers; and one sister.
Survivors: Daughter, Violet Stanfield and husband, Jay; son, Ronnie McQueen and wife, Kaye; son, Harold McQueen and wife, Lene; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, June, Dorothy and Lena; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

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

Bill Chitwood

FORT WORTH — Bill Chitwood passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the age of 91.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wedgwood Baptist Church, 5522 Whitman Ave., Fort Worth, with Dr. Al Meredith officiating.
Bill was born Nov. 30, 1922, to the late Omer Eugene and Josephine Elba Chitwood in Atoka, Okla. He proudly served our country by enlisting in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. Bill was an artist, teacher and principal. He became a leader in development of composite materials during his long career at General Dynamics. Bill was a member of Wedgwood Baptist Church for many years. He was a loving and well-respected father and grandfather who will be missed by us all.
Bill was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Jennie Chitwood; and daughter, Virginia Lee Crabtree.
Survivors: Daughter, Alethea Lewandowski and husband, Michael; son, Robert Chitwood and wife, Sue; son, Billie Chitwood and wife, Laura; grandchildren, Johnny, Randy, Tammy, Darla, Roger, Doug, Anne, Justin, Aaron and Sarah; and numerous great-grandchildren.

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

Nettie Belle Lemon

FORT WORTH — Nettie Belle Lemon, 79, passed away surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.
Memorial service: (private) Will be held at a later date.
Survivors: Daughters, Wendy Houk and Willa Rice; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Eugene G. Leduc

ARLINGTON — Eugene G. Leduc passed away Wed., July 30, 2014 at the age of 77.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 7, 2014 at FUMC, 590 N.E. McAlister Rd., Burleson.
Survivors: Daughter, Marci Leduc; grandchildren, Amanda Luduc, Susan, Nadya and James; and four siblings.

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