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Archives for October 2014

Gloria Jeanne Bandy

FORT WORTH — Gloria Jeanne Bandy passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at the age of 67.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Monday in Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Survivors: Daughters, Tina and Toni; son, Mike; and nine grandchildren.

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

Marian Prochaska

ARLINGTON — Marian Prochaska, beloved wife, grandmother and great-grandmother, left her earthly life for her heavenly reward on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 5819 W. Pleasant Ridge Drive, Arlington. Interment: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to North Texas Alzheimer’s Association, 2630 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76102, or your favorite charity.
Marian was born in Iola, Kan., and spent her childhood days in Kansas.
Survivors: Husband of 60 years, Bob Prochaska; sons, George and James Prochaska of Arlington; son, Mike Prochaska of South Carolina; son, Jerry Prochaska of Austin; daughter, Susan Moore of Austin; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Larry J. Nuckols

FORT WORTH — Larry J. Nuckols, 55, passed Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
Memorial service: Pending.
He had many close and dear friends and loved playing the saxophone.
Survivors: Brother, Kenneth and wife, Kimberly Nuckols; sister, Melissa and husband, Greg Pierson.

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

Bettye Joyce Perry

EULESS — Bettye Joyce Perry passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at the age of 83.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Park, Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Bettye was born June 18, 1931, to the late Robert Lee and Ruby Alberta Pearce in Fort Worth. Bettye was a committed wife and devoted mother. She did whatever it took to reach nations with the Gospel (Proverbs 31).
Survivors: Loving husband of 64 years, Willie Perry; daughter, Sheila and husband, Jim; daughter, Lisa; son, Greg and wife, Sherry; son, Bob; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many friends.

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

Charlene Goodman

Fort Worth — Charlene Goodman passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at the age of 67.
Memorial service: 11am. Saturday at the Church on the Hill in Fluvanna, TX.

Charlene was born June 1, 1947, to the late Forrest Henry Taylor and Jospehine Euphane Taylor in St. Louis, MO. Charlene was a devoted mother and loving sister. Survivors: daughter, Melissa and her husband, Ernesto Ynguanzo ; son, Danny Loyd and his wife, Angela; six grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her sister Debbie Malin.
She is preceded in death by her sister Patricia Gullet and Kathleen Gray

Michael David Light

BENBROOK — Michael David Light, 59, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
Inurnment: (private) Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Michael was predeceased by a brother, Ricky Brian Light.
Survivors: Parents, Leslie and Patricia Light; brother, James Light; and many friends.

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

Edna E. McMurtrey

FORT WORTH — Edna E. McMurtrey passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at the age of 94.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday in Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Edna was married to Howard McMurtrey for 62 years before his death in 1999.
Survivors: Daughter, Linda Wheeler; son, James H. McMurtrey; sister, Evelyn Pressley; granddaughter, Janet L. Wies and husband, Marvin; grandson, Derek C. Wheeler and wife, Jeanne; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Mary Kathryn Oakley

FORT WORTH — Mary Kathryn Oakley passéd away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the age of 77.
Celebration of life: Private.
Survivors: Sons, Jerry Oakley, David Oakley and Kevin Oakley; sister, Nancy Martin; three granddaughters; one great-grandson; and many friends.

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

Horace Edward “Cowboy” Burnett

FORT WORTH — Horace Edward “Cowboy” Burnett passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at the age of 75.
Celebration of life: Noon Saturday at Greater Eleazar Baptist Church, 5027 Sunshine Drive, Fort Worth, with Pastor Robert E. Dowell officiating. Interment: Horace will be laid to rest in Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Wake: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Horace was born June 17, 1939, to the late Guy and Josephine Burnett in Hillsboro. Cowboy, as his friends and co-workers called him, was dearly loved, admired and respected by many and will be missed by all and especially the staff at Accucare Mortuary and Brown Owens & Brumley.
Survivors: His loving wife of 34 years, Ada Burnett; son, Horace Burnett Jr.; stepson, James L. Buchanan and wife, Evette; daughters, Paula Burnett, Anita Joe Burnett and Benita Burnett; stepdaughters, Charlotte Carroll and husband, Andre’, Pamela Parker and husband, Harwetha, Wanda Brooks and Angela Thomas and husband, Cletis; 14 grandchildren and one very special granddaughter, Sharonda Warren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister; and many, many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson
Fort Worth, Texas

Tammy Sue Champion

FORT WORTH — Tammy Sue Champion passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2014 at the age of 52.
Memorial service: Private
Survivors: Son, Andrew Champion; daughters, Cindy Mathis, Jackie Farmer and Tamara Stowe; twelve grandchildren; and many friends.

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