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Archives for November 2014

Clida Irene Cardwell

BRIDGEPORT — Clida Irene Cardwell passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the age of 82.
Graveside service: Noon Saturday in Skyvue Memorial Gardens with Pastor DeWayne Holden officiating. Visitation: one hour prior to service time.
Irene was born Sept. 17, 1932, to the late Clyde and Georgia Shuffield in Arkadelphia, Ark. She was loved, admired, respected by many and will be dearly missed by us all.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Georgia Shuffield; husband, Gordon Cardwell; and three children, Clyde “Buddy” Cardwell, Kathy Clark and Teresa Cardwell.
Survivors: Son, Gordon Cardwell Jr. and wife, Fina; daughter, Pamela Stover and Bobby Grigsby; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Mike and Frank; sisters, Martha and Belva; and many extended family members and friends.

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Helen Marie Connell

FORT WORTH — Helen Marie Connell, 80 passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at a local hospital.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel.
Helen was retired from Fort Worth Independent School District after serving many years as a cafeteria manager. She will be remembered for the love she had for others and especially for her family.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Alpha Talbot, and her husband, Billy Connell, on July 28, 2003.
Survivors: Daughter, Linda Workman and husband, Craig; granddaughter, Tracy Mattila and husband, Tom; grandson, Jeff Workman and wife, Samantha; great-grandchildren, Avery, Hailey, Tanner and Zoey; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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

Lera “Louise” Stinson

FORT WORTH — Lera “Louise” Stinson passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 just two days after her 95th birthday.
Memorial service: According to her wishes, there will be no service. Interment: Louise will rest next to her parents, Leroy and Arra Belle Jobe in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Louise was born in Lohn, Texas on Nov. 14, 1919. She lived most of her life in Fort Worth and was a graduate of Paschal High School. A young divorcee in the late 50’s, she supported herself and her one child as a professional seamstress. She designed and made almost all of her own clothes. As a youth, she was a tap dancer and later in life spent many enjoyable evenings dancing with her second husband, Jerry, at the Guys and Dolls Ballroom until his death in 1990. She loved big band music and one of her favorite songs was, “Begin The Beguine” by Glenn Miller. She rarely missed a Dallas Cowboys game.
Sincerest thanks go to the staff at The Waterford of Fort Worth and Vitas Hospice.
The youngest of three children, she was predeceased by her brothers George and Charles Jobe.
She is lovingly remembered and survived by son, Nick Harris and wife Cath; and nephews, Charles (Donna) Jobe, and Jimmy (Peggy) Jobe.

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

 

Eugene “Gino” Nowakowski

FORT WORTH — Eugene “Gino” Nowakowski passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at the age of 24.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Living Water Church, 109 S. Roberts Cutoff Road, Fort Worth, 76114.
Eugene was born March 12, 1990, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Arlington Heights High School and was currently a student at UT Arlington. Gino will be deeply missed by all, and will remain in our hearts forever.
Survivors: Mother, Lori Winquest; brother, Brian Winquest and wife, Stephanie; brother, Nick Winquest; brother, Michael Nowakowski; significant other, Merrill Vanderhamm; and numerous extended family members and friends.

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

Norman Troy Hoover

FORT WORTH — Norman Troy Hoover passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 56.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Thursday at University Christian Church, 2720 S. University Drive, Fort Worth 76109. Interment: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fort Worth Humane Society or the charity of your choice.
Norman was born Oct. 4, 1958. He was the owner of Metroplex Residential Services and part owner of Hoover Furniture Company. Norman also had a love for ranching, photography and traveling. He had numerous horses during his lifetime and also raised longhorn cattle. Norman attended Texas Christian University and Texas Wesleyan University. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Texas Longhorn Association and was a past member of the Moslah Shriners Clowns. Norman had a heart bigger than Texas and he was always there when his family and friends needed a helping hand.
Norman was preceded in death by his parents, Harris P. and Nata J. Hoover; as well as his dog and best buddy, Jack.
Survivors: Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Cindy Small Hoover; son, Jeremy Carter and his wife, Nicole; granddaughter, Olivia; siblings, Lela Hoover, Harris P. Hoover III and his wife, Queenie, and John F. Hoover; sister-in-law, Janet Small; a host of nieces and nephews; his dogs, Sasha and Bear; and many friends.

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

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Lewis R. Mosley

FORT WORTH — Lewis R. Mosley, 87, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, November 4, 2014, with Gloria, his wife for the past 17 years, and his son, Darrel, by his side as they watched a DVD of B-52 bombers.
Memorial services celebrating his life are scheduled: 11 a.m. Saturday, November 22 at at Birchman Baptist Church, 9100 N. Normandale Street, Ft. Worth and 10 a.m. Sunday, November 23 at at People’s Baptist Church, 501 N. Sylvania, Ft. Worth.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of L. R. Mosley to People’s Baptist Church (homeless ministry) P. O. Box 1959, Ft. Worth, TX. 76101 or Every Orphans Hope. http://everyorphan.org.
Lewis joined the Merchant Marines at age 16 during WWII which began his traveling adventures. After his service to his country ended, he attended Wheaton College, Missionary Baptist Seminary and Jacksonville Baptist College. He was ordained to the ministry in 1948 and was instrumental in starting several missions in the Fort Worth area which were organized into churches. He also worked at General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin until 1989. In 1990-1991 he served as a licensed radio operator for ships contracted by the government to carry supplies to the troops in the Persian Gulf (Kuwait) which took him around the world several times. Upon his return to the U. S.A., he volunteered his services as the radio operator aboard the Mercy ships out of Norfolk, VA. This is a humanitarian organization which builds schools, hospitals and churches in third world countries. On one of his trips to Nicaragua he met Gloria Sambola to whom he was married in 1999. While living in Nicaragua, he built a radio station (VECA) in Nicaragua which broadcasts religious programs 24/7 to a large portion of that country and is still in existence today. When his death was announced on the station, the churches rang the bells in his honor to announce his death to the villagers.
For the past ten years he and Gloria have attended People’s Baptist Church, a ministry for the homeless and those with addictions which is pastored by Johnnie Ramsey. His daughter, Cynthia, serves as a worship leader and works in the music ministry at the church.
He lived a very full life and his selfless acts have enriched the lives of many throughout the world. His youngest son, Ronnie, travels throughout the world as a humanitarian photographer for international orphan organizations in addition to his other leadership activities at Birchman Baptist Church.
His favorite saying was “I have everything I want and don’t need anything that I have”. For those who knew him, he had no earthly goods as all his treasures were waiting for him in heaven.
Upon his entry to Heaven he was greeted by family members who had preceded him in death: Mary, his wife of 42 years, his second son, Noel Mark, his parents, and his granddaughter, Christina Mosley.
Survivors: Children and their families, two daughters, Cynthia Ware and Linda Dunn (Bill), three sons, Lewis Richard Mosley Jr., Darrel Mosley (Cynthia), and Ronnie Mosley (Carol), a sister, Zella Mae Jones (age 93), 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

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

Kay Christine Horton

FORT WORTH — Kay Christine Horton passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at the age of 56.
Burial: 10 a.m. Monday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Survivors: Daughters, Whitney Horton and Jamaica Horton; and grandchildren, Genesis Horton, Amilia Stephens and Isaiah Fortune.

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

Vera Vicki Gaston

ARLINGTON — Vera Vicki Gaston, 64, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
Funeral: Services are pending at this time.
Vera was born May 20, 1950.
Survivors: Brother, Kenneth Hopson.

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