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Archives for June 2016

Cathy Anita Korell

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Cathy Anita Korell passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at the age of 58.
Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 30 at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
During the morningtide of Friday, June 24, 2016, the world lost a mother, Cathy Anita Korell. She was a loving, vivacious, woman with a spitfire attitude and the wings of adventure constantly surrounding herself with loving family, friends, and even strangers. Words cannot recount the beauty the world lost after her passing. Cathy left this world way too soon and will be remembered by her family and friends for her big personality. We love you, mom, there is only happiness where you are.
Cathy is preceded in death by sisters; Terry Reese and Leslie Downey.
Survivors: Son, Steven Korell and wife, Tiffany; son,Parker McCaskell; son, Collin McCaskell; daughter, Anita Goodrich and husband, Jonahs; daughter, Katie Pallone and husband, Greg; daughter, Sarah McCaskell; brother, Steven Mitchell Smith; grandchildren, Avory, Patience, Lora, Henry, Trinity, Elijah, and Max; and many friends.

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Larry “Paw Paw” Edwards

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Larry “Paw Paw” Edwards was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the age of 69.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Monday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Chapel, Pastor Stephen Hammond officiating.
Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Larry was born August 15, 1946 in Fort Worth to the late Clinton and Annie Mae Edwards. He will always be remembered and treasured as a faithful husband, loving father, generous “Paw Paw”, and an encouraging friend. He will be deeply missed by all.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ronnie Edwards.
Survivors: Loving wife of 49 years, Sherry Edwards; daughter, LaNette Hammond and husband, Stephen; son, Wesley Edwards and wife, Buffie; grandchildren, Connor, Nicholas, Harrison, Madison, Bryson, Fischer, Hannah, Asher and Piper; brother-in-law, Clif Noland; and many friends.

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

Larry Edwin Tittle

FORT WORTH — Larry Edwin Tittle was born on April 30, 1949, and passed away peacefully on Friday, June 17, 2016, at the age of 67.
Memorial service: Services are pending.
Larry led a life with autism valiantly. He was an avid reader and enjoyed watching movies. He was amazingly intelligent and fun- loving and loved by those who knew him.
The family is extremely appreciative to Anita Holdridge and the staff at White Settlement Nursing Center for their friendship and care of Larry.
Larry was the son of Carla Poteet Cooley and James Tittle and the grandson of Josey Degan Poteet, who all preceded him in death.
Survivors: Sister, Debbie Cooley; niece, Anna Boulware and husband, Robert and their children, Charlie and Josephine; and many cousins.

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

Dianna Lynn Pauls

FORT WORTH — Dianna Lynn Pauls passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the age of 58.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Dianna loved everyone. She was a very caring, respectful, beautifully kind wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She openly welcomed friends and family with no reservations. Although she was very shy upfront, once she got to know you, you became family. Because of her fathers service in the United States Air Force, she had a great love for airplanes. She was a true blue Texan and international traveler.
She was preceded in death by her father, Wilmer McDonald and brother, Michael McDonald.
Survivors: Husband, John Pauls; sons, Forest Holt and Destin Holt; mother, Lydia Aguillon and husband, Filepe; brothers, Bill, Guy, Danny and David McDonald; sister, Sherri McDonald; grandchildren, Scarlett Holt and Grayson Holt; and many other extended family and friends.

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

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Curtis Wayne Merriman

FORT WORTH — Curtis Wayne Merriman passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016, at the age of 69.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at The Met Church, 11301 Old Decatur Road, Fort Worth, 76244.

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

David Worley

FORT WORTH — David Worley went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the age of 69.
Service: A Celebration of David’s life was held Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Lighthouse Outreach where David had been a member for 26 years.
David was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Pratt City, Ala. His family moved to Texas when he was ten years old, and lived in Texas for 59 years.
David was a minister for the Lord for 31 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Worley and Edna Lucille Simmons Worley; brothers, Samuel Worley and Simon Worley; sisters, Thelma White, Joann Britton and Linda Speck; and grandson, Dustin Ace McIntyre.
Survivors: His loving wife of 43 years, Donna Parker Worley; sons, David Worley Jr. and Troy Worley and his wife, Arnettia; daughters, Donna Clapper and husband, Patrick, Melody Walters and husband, Rodney and Shannan Suggs and husband, Ronny; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Paul Worley; sisters, Sharon Hibbard, Carolyn Lackey and Kay Bynum; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

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

James H. McMurtrey

FORT WORTH — James H. McMurtrey passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the age of 72.
Graveside service: 2:15 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, Lane C. He proudly served our country by enlisting in the US Army.
James was born March 13, 1944 in Fort Worth to the late Howard and Edna McMurtrey.
Survivors: Sister, Linda Wheeler; niece, Janet Wies; nephew, Derek Wheeler; numerous other family members; and many friends.

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

James “Wade” Ramsey

FORT WORTH — James “Wade” Ramsey passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at the age of 51.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Wade was born Sept. 8, 1964 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to James and Betty Ramsey. Wade will be deeply missed by all, and will remain in our hearts forever.
Survivors: Wife of 24 years, Linda Marshall; son, Wyatt Ramsey; daughter, Gracie Ramsey; step-son, John Keenan; step-son, Wesley Keenan; father, James Ramsey; brothers, Jason Ramsey and Wilson Jones; numerous other family members; and many friends.

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

Thelma M. Gilliland

FORT WORTH — Thelma M. Gilliland was carried away by the angels into the loving arms of Jesus on Sunday, June 12, 2016.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday in May Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Thelma was born on Jan. 2, 1927, in Goree as the sixth child to Jeff and Effie Gales. She attended school in Rising Star and attained a cosmetology license from Brownwood. Thelma married Army soldier, Elick Clark on Feb. 15, 1944. She gave birth to three daughters, Sandra Mae, Janice Sue and Judy Gail. Thelma loved having a nice yard, growing vegetables and pretty flowers. She did her own yard work well into her 80s. She loved birds and animals, including all the pets in our family.
Thelma loved people and worked in retail most of her life. She sang in the White Settlement Senior Citizens choir for many years. She and Howard loved to travel, she loved the beautiful sights in Colorado, New Mexico and Tennessee.
Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Gilliland; parents, Jeff and Effie Gales; brothers, Floyd and Clarence; sisters, Margaret, Sadie and Ethel; daughter, Janice Sue; twin granddaughters, Lori and Sherry; and great-grandson, Brandon.
Survivors: She is survived by daughters, Sandy Lusk (Emory) and Judy Johnson (Todd); grandchildren, Mike Lusk, Jon Lusk, James Lusk, Karen Copithorne, Kerry Shankles, Jeffrey Spears, Zane Spears; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews; and special cat friend, Missy.

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