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Archives for January 2017

Francisca Reynolds

FORT WORTH—Francisca Reynolds passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the age of 80.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Thursday at Brown Owens & Brumley’ s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: one hour prior to service time.
Francisca was born January 29, 1936 in Ozona, Texas to the late Mac and Angelica Fierro. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Francisca is preceded in death by husband, Ray Reynolds and Alfredo Delgado Sr., the father of her children; daughter, Mary Jane Pesina and husband, John; and son, Dominico Delgado.
Survivors: Son, Alfredo Delgado Jr. and wife, Maria; son, Frank Delgado and Julia; son, Ray Delgado and wife, Susie; son, Angel Delgado; daughter, Victoria Lozano and husband, Jesse; sister, Toni Trevino and husband, Arthur; 21 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

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Martha “Martie” Jane Bray

FORT WORTH—Martha “Martie” Jane Bray passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the age of 61.
Funeral service: Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Burial: A private interment to be done at a later date.
Martha Jane Bray, known as “Martie” to her friends, was born October 22, 1955, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Yvonne James Bray.
Martie was preceded in death by her brothers, George and Charlie Bray.
Survivors: Daughter, Natalie Nicole Jones and husband, Ray; sisters, Teresa Jones and Mary Reavis; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

BROWN OWENS & BRUMLEY
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425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Betty Anderson

Betty Carol (Jones) Anderson, 74, of North Richland Hills, TX started a new journey with God on Sunday, January 15th, 2017.

Betty was born in Fort Worth, TX on October 8th, 1942 to proud parents Cecil V. and Mildred E. Jones.  She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren and her great grandchildren, rescuing dogs, crocheting, sewing, and gardening and was an avid reader.

Betty is survived by a daughter and 2 sons, Bill Walker of Hurst, TX, Bobby Walker of Springtown, TX, and Cathy and husband Tim Brugger of Fort Worth, TX, 8 grandchildren, Mat, Crystal, Jimmy, Ashley, William, Logan, Kyle, and Amanda, and 3 great grandchildren, Mariah, Isabelle and Aisea, Jr. Also surviving is 1 sister Mary Boyer of Tool, TX along with several nieces, nephews, and numerous loving friends and families.

Visitation and service is 11am-1pm on Friday January 20th, 2017 at Brown, Owens & Brumley at 425 South Henderson St., Fort Worth, TX, 76104.

Interment will be afterwards, 2pm at Shannon Rose Hill cemetery, 7301 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX, 76112.

Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a beautiful woman inside and out. She will be missed dearly.

BROWN OWENS & BRUMLEY

Family Funeral Home

425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Juanita Mae Howe

HALTOM CITY¬- Juanita Mae Howe passed away peacefully Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 90.
Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. in Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, Lane B.
Juanita is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas Howe.
Survivors: Sons, Thomas Howe; Douglas Howe and Jeffrey Howe; daughter, Pamela Crosby; brother, Dean Hulett; sisters, Delilah Scull and Rachael Farr; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

BROWN OWENS & BRUMLEY

Family Funeral Home

425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Maebell Mina Davis

FORT WORTH — Maebell Mina Davis passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the age of 94.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Maebell was born May 13, 1922, in Kingsbury to the late Earl and Leona Smithers. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed.
Maebell was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Edward Davis; son, David Joe Davis; and granddaughter, Jaime Davis.
Survivors: Daughters, Judy Tallet and husband, Gregory, and Cindy Davis Pierce; grandchildren, Jeff, Glenn, Jennifer, Justin, Daniel and Deanna.

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

Mary Virginia Cox

FORT WORTH — Mary Virginia Cox,94, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Commital Service: Friday 9:15am at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy.,Dallas, TX.75211, Lane B.
Visitation: 3pm till 4pm Thursday at Brown, Owens and Brumley Funeral Home.
Mary was born on December 17, 1922 in Fort Worth.
Survivors: Son, Eddie Connally and wife Mary; daughters, Frances Emmett and Judy Harrelson and husband Ben; ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, twelve great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and many extended family and friends.

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

Paul Edward Harding

FORT WORTH — Paul Edward Harding,90, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Memorial Service: 11 am Thursday in Brown, Owens and Brumley Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ed Malone officiating.
Paul was born October 4,1926 in Fort Worth to James and Marian Harding.
Survivors: Wife of 65 years,Minnie Harding; son, James Edward Harding and wife Barbara; daughters, Bernice Ross and
husband Randy, Janice Lincecum; grandchildren, Stacie, Jamie, Hunter and Justin; great granddaughter Samantha.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to The American Cancer Association.

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

Mira Belle Ellen Forrister Grube

FORT WORTH — Mira Belle Ellen Grube, 88, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time. Interment: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Mira was preceded in death by her late husband, Harold Grube; daughter, Rita Kay Glynn; and parents, Charles and Jessie Forrister.
Survivors: Daughters, Dorothy Grube, Sharon Wright and Carolyn Baker; sons, David and Jonathan Grube; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Betty Lou Averitt

FORT WORTH — Betty Lou Averitt, 82 , was surrounded by her loving family when she went to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.
Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: 1 p.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Betty loved shopping, Westerns, Jimmy Swaggert, family gatherings and Christmas and she will be deeply missed by her loving family.
Betty was preceded in death by her late husband, Robert Averitt Sr.; their son, Robert Averitt Jr.; parents, Donald and Mary Turner; and her sister, Jessie Peters.
Survivors: daughter, Kathy Woodard; son, Larry and wife Judy Averitt; daughter, Karen and husband Gary Beavers; grandchildren, Scott and Becky Hamilton, Misty and Jason Barnard, Brian Beavers, Wade and  Kim Wilhite, Chris and Heather Beavers, Dustin and Olena Hammack and Ben Averitt; 10 great-grandchildren, Robert & Samantha Hamilton, Hunter, Karis and Josie Barnard, Waylon, Whitney and Wyatt Beavers, Kaitlyn and Kason Wilhite; two great-great-grandchildren, Lucas and Nathan Hamilton; brother, Don and wife Donna Turner; sister, Mary Dent; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and many friends.

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

Cirilo Perales

FORT WORTH — Cirilo Perales, retired diesel mechanic, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at the age of 76.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 in Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Cirilo is preceded in death by his wife, Rita Perales and parents, Nicolas and Rosa Perales.
Survivors: Daughter, Diana Calvery and husband, Mark; son, Daniel Perales and wife, Elena; grandsons, Caleb Calvery, Micah Vasquez, Matthew Vasquez and Jesse Santiago; granddaughter, Lydia Vasquez and many friends.

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