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Archives for August 2015

Kenneth Wayne Reynolds

MANSFIELD — Kenneth Wayne Reynolds, 76, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.
Memorial service: Final services for Ken will be held in Chicago, Ill., where he will be laid to rest with his beloved mother and other family members.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s name may be made to Community Hospice of Texas, Hospice House at Huguley, where he spent his last days in peace and comfort.
Kenneth was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 9, 1939, to Robert and Clarice Reynolds. Ken graduated from Chicago Vocational Technical Institute in 1958, enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served until 1962. He enjoyed a successful career with various international companies in the commercial printing industry. Ken was a champion swimmer and diver, and an accomplished tennis player and golfer throughout his life. Ken stayed active in his church community.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Simon Swanson; brother, Robert Reynolds; and sisters, Colleen Hinderman and Sandra Sullivan.
Survivors: Children, Jeffrey W. Reynolds and wife, Rae, of Houston, Caroline Wuebben of Astoria, Ore., and Suzanne Mehringer of Mansfield; and three grandchildren.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
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425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Johnny R. Jankowiak

FORT WORTH — Johnny R. Jankowiak, 54, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Monday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel.
Johnny loved so many things but most especially the Cowboys, Raiders, Lakers, Rangers, NASCAR, as well as his fond love for music and dogs. He was a member of Pantego Bible Church and a former graduate of Sam Houston High School in Arlington.
Johnny was preceded in death by parents, Wallace and Clara Jankowiak, and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Survivors: Son, John Michael Jankowiak; sisters, Pam Kirkpatrick and husband, James, Patsy Garner and husband, Ken, and Kathy Cheek; brother, Tommy Jankowiak; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Michalle Kay Hazard

FORT WORTH — Michalle Kay Hazard passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at the age of 75.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Michalle was born Sept. 10, 1939, to the late William and Mae Holland in Russellville, Ark. She was loved and respected by many and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Close friends, Tammy Smith, Dennis LaPlante and Ann Glenn; stepsons, Jerry Hazard and wife, Vickie, and Scotty Hazard; granddaughters, Sherry Osborne, Brooke Swanney and Chelsea Swanney; sisters-in-law, Peggy Williams and JoAnn Meyers; brother-in-law, David Hazard; nephew, David Holland and wife, Dashika; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Patricia Ellen Buckley Pugh

BEDFORD — Patricia Ellen Buckley Pugh, 58, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, August 22, 2015 after her 8 month battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakobs Disease.
Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Meadow Creek Baptist Church, 2403 Bedford Road, Bedford, TX. 76021, Dr. Pastor Chuck Stevenson officiating. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Meadow Creek Baptist Church.
Interment: Patricia will be laid to rest at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas TX 75211.
Patricia was born June 17, 1957 to the late Marilda and William Buckley. She had a passion for genealogy and a knack for keeping up with family and friends, old and new. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and cousin.
Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Marilda and William Buckley.
Survivors: husband, Mark Pugh; daughters, Audalee Trimble, Jennifer Trimble Galvan, and Stephanie Trimble; son, Seth Trimble; grandchildren, Aaron Farrier, Jonas Galvan, Evan Trimble, and Thomas Galvan; siblings, Candace Buckley Flanary, William Buckley Jr., Kathleen Buckley Harrison, Rebecca Buckley Mcilwain; and step-sister, Laurie Buckley Turk.
“Now you dance among the Gods, it’s exactly where you belong”

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

Colleen Colton

FORT WORTH — Colleen Colton, 68, passed away at a Fort Worth hospice after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Her family would like to thank Universal for the gentle and attentive care they gave her.
Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial: 1 p.m. in Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Broadway Baptist Church, 305 West Broadway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104; or Guardianship Services, Inc., 603 W. Magnolia Ave., #305, Fort Worth, Texas 76104.
Colleen was born in Fort Worth and graduated from North Texas State University. She also received a master of religious education degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. For 27 years she was the executive director of Guardianship Services Inc. in Fort Worth, a non-profit organization that she helped form. Among many other awards she received, she was the first person to receive the National Master Guardian “Star” Award, the Tarrant Area Gerontological Society’s Leadership Award and was made president emeritus of the Texas Guardianship Association. Through her work at GSI she helped many cognitively impaired elderly and mentally challenged adults who were unable to care for themselves and had no friends or family to assist them.
Colleen had a loving and lively spirit and brought joy to so many people with her kindness, wit and good humor. She loved helping less fortunate people and worshipping with her church, where she was a deacon. She sang in the choir for about 30 years and loved the old, traditional hymns. She led an exemplary Christian life and her favorite scripture was, “What does the Lord require of thee but to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with thy God.” Micah 6:8.
Colleen was preceded in death by her dearly loved parents, Leo and Dorothy Colton.
Survivors: Devoted sister, Cynthia “CJ” Colton, who cared for her in her final years; many cousins; and her very supportive family at Broadway Baptist Church, especially the Chancel Choir and the “Journey 4 Life” Sunday school department.

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

Christopher Lee Godbey

FORT WORTH — Christopher Lee Godbey, 25, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens & Brumley.
Survivors: Parents, Laurie and Gary Godbey; sister, Leah Godbey; grandmothers, Marjorie Martin and Martha Godbey.

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

Rodger L. Waggoner

FORT WORTH — Rodger L. Waggoner, 78, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.
Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in DFW National Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley.
Survivors: Son, Robert Waggoner and wife, Lisa; and sister, Carol Wells.

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

David Hitson Russell

FORT WORTH — David Hitson Russell passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the age of 79.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 5 to 7 Friday at the funeral home.
Interment: David will be laid to rest at 3 p.m. Saturday in Phalba Cemetery.
David was born August 23, 1935 to the late Samuel L. and Nellie E. Russell in Loudon, Tn.
Survivors: Loving wife of 35 years, Iris Lynn Russell; son, David Keith Russell and friend, Pat Buford; daughter, W. Deanette Griffin, daughter, Rachel Leigh Martin and husband, Chris; grandchildren, Christopher E. Spruill and wife, Samantha, and Andrew K. Russell and wife, Sacha; great-grandchildren, Christopher Ryan Spruill, Sarah D. Russell, Brandon A. Russell, Shayle Lynn Russell, Madison Spruill and Chloe Spruill; one brother; two sisters; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Daniel L. Pope

RIVER OAKS — Daniel L. Pope passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 85.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Chapel. Visitation: 1 hour prior to service time.
Burial: Private.
Daniel is preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Ellen Pope; three brothers; and one sister.
Survivors: Sister, Rita Bivens; two nephews; four nieces; and other extended family members.

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

Susan Teresa Hartis

WEATHERFORD — Susan Teresa Hartis loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at the age of 61.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Thursday at Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Susan was born December 28, 1953 in Lubbock to the late Sol and Doris Davis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Keith Davis and the father of her children, Bobby Renfro.
Survivors: Daughter, Amy Renfro of Weatherford, TX; sons, Jason Renfro of Ellabell, GA and Josh Renfro and wife, Jessica of Lewisville, TX; grandsons, Jason Kyle Renfro Jr., Devin Tyler Renfro, Damin Cameron Renfro, Zachery Sol Renfro and Greyson Sterling Renfro; brother, Biff Davis; sisterly cousin, Cheryl Sharp and a host of family and friends.

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