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Archives for March 2017

Priscilla Cruz

FORT WORTH—Priscilla Cruz passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 71.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with a rosary beginning at 6 p.m.
Priscilla was born October 13, 1945 to the late Manuel and Isabel Rocha in Bay City, Texas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Priscilla is preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Donald Silvers; children, Rita Ann Sustaita and Juan Cruz Jr.; great granddaughter, Jaslyn Rae Woodward; and the “Love of Her Life”, Cresencio Ruiz.
Survivors: Daughters, Isabell Rocha, Aurora  and husband, Michael Bernal, Jennifer  and husband, George Perez, Adriana  and husband, Marcus Rosas; sons, Joseph Sustaita and wife, Julie Aguilar; John Richard Sustaita and wife, Terra; 25 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; three sisters; one brother; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Randall Lee McConocha

FORT WORTH–Randall Lee McConocha passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 61.
Memorial service: To be announced at a later date.
Memorials: The family is requesting donations be made to the Arthritis Foundation or Don’t Forget to Feed
Randall was born March 2, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Paul and Barbara McConocha. He was a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Journalism and Marketing. He began his career as an on-air radio personality in 1978 at WIOT in Toledo, Ohio. Randall continued at QFM96 in Columbus, WDIZ and WLOQ in Orlando and Smooth Jazz 103.5. He served as Board of Director for the Arthritis Foundation and he also volunteered for Wayside Waifs and United Way Radio Telethon. His personal interests included music, photography and traveling. He was loved, admired, respected by many, and will remain in our hearts forever.
Survivors: Wife, Susan Ouellette McConocha; sister, Paula McConocha; brother, Kent McConocha and wife, Bobbi; sister-in-law, Jane Dobbins; brother-in-law, Michael Dobbins; nieces, Kaitlin McConocha and Emily McConocha; nephew, Adam McConocha; and many friends.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Franklin D Johnson

AZLE–Franklin D Johnson, 80, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his home in Azle.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
The Johnson family would like to extend their sincere gratitude for the care and compassion of the staff of Grace Hospice of Fort Worth.
Frank was born August 4, 1936 in Tahoka, Texas to Louis Clark Johnson and Leta Pearl Wadkins Johnson. He grew up in Dalhart. He served in the US Army. Frank has lived in Amarillo and Azle. He was a professional truck driver for most of his life.
Survivors: Sons, Gerald Johnson, Buddy Ford and Scott Ford; siblings, Harrell Johnson of Amarillo, Ray Lee Johnson of Canyon, and Vanita Bevans of Dalhart; 17 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Walter Lewis England

FORT WORTH-Walter Lewis England passed away peacefully Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 78.
Graveside memorial service: Private
Walter proudly served our country by enlisting in the US Navy. He retired from Bell Helicopter after 35 years of dedicated service.
Walter is preceded in death by son, Donnie Ray England; and mother, Virginia England.
Loving wife of 37 years, Deborah England; daughters, Dena Johnson, Debra Hutcherson, Kimberly McDonald and Kasey Sullivan; and many friends.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Jimmie “Jimbo” Nance

FORT WORTH-Jimmie “Jimbo” Nance passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the age of 64.

Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home’s Chapel.

Jimbo was born April 2, 1952, in Waxahachie to Johnny and Georgia Nance. Jimbo loved his red Mazda Miata which he named “Booger” and it had its own special space in his garage.    He was often seen cruising down the streets of River Oaks with his wife and the radio blasting .  He loved music and especially the 60’s and 70’s that included the Beatles.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother  & friend  and will be missed by all those who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories he has left us with.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marshall Nance and Curly Franks; and sister, Melba Boles.

Survivors: Wife, Margaret Nance; daughters, Felicia Brucker and Deborah Smith and husband, Billy; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Crystal Wilson, Marilyn Carrigan and husband, Dale and Delta Ellis and husband, Norman; numerous family and friends.

Brown, Owens & Brumley
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson
Fort Worth, Texas

Ynosente “Ben” Losoya

FORT WORTH-Ynosente “Ben” Losoya passed away peacefully Friday, March 10, 2017 at the age of 79.
11 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1201 S. Cherry Lane, Ft. Worth. Rosary: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Ynosente Losoya was born Dec. 27, 1937 in Benjamin to the late Alejo and Luz Losoya. He retired after many years as a machine operator. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Ben is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanita Losoya; son, David Losoya; brother, Lupe Losoya; and sister, Jesse Catano.
Survivors: Sons, Robert Losoya, John Losoya and Christopher Losoya; daughter, Diana(Stanley)Young; daughter, Rachel (Michael)Bronson; sisters, Mary Losoya and Connie Mata; brothers, Camilo, Regino, and John Losoya; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.

425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Donna J. Livingston

FORT WORTH-Donna J. Livingston departed for home Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Her joyful spirit will be carried on by everyone who knew her — whether for a moment, or a lifetime. We were blessed to learn many valuable lessons from Donna during her 81 years, among them: never throw away anything resembling Santa Claus; always let a dog (or two) share your bed; cry profusely at every wedding you attend or even hear about second-hand; never pass a stray dog or cat in a dangerous situation without stopping and placing yourself in the same dangerous situation to rescue them; give your poor family’s last gallon of water to an even poorer family found stranded in the desert; kiss every baby you meet (on the feet, because the mother might worry about germs); never leave home without watering your plants; dress picky-eating children in royal garb and hold “high tea” with vegetables dressed up as queenly faire; always be on the hunt for items at yard sales “perfect” for your friends and family; and.. help anyone struggling — emotionally, spiritually, financially… or just trying to get their kids into a car or shopping cart. Those who have taken her lessons to heart will continue to ensure that a cold drink will be left for the overheated mail carrier, every child will be kissed and hugged repeatedly, every nursing home resident will be visited, the hungry will have a sandwich, the guest will have a great meal and a soft bed and the puppy found in the culvert will enjoy a warm bath, a full belly and a place of honor under the covers. Above all, Donna talked – to everyone – about everything. You may read this and recall a conversation with her that touched your heart, tickled your funny bone, or maybe made you say “huh?” She is survived by her three children and six long-awaited grandchildren whose photos and accomplishments (real or “expanded”) she would share with prospective friends in checkout lines: Bryan Keith (wife Barbara, children Molly, Chloe and Audrey); Dani Raye (husband Scott, son Will); Jason Andrew (wife Wendy, children Cameron and Donovan); her precious sister Karen Sue (husband Tommy, children Jennifer and Rachel, grandchildren Tucker, Emery Rose and Quillin); “Chosen” son Timmy (wife Lori, children Laura and Tristan), “The Girls,” her lifelong best friends from North Side High School; her “more like a sister” Cousin Janie and too many others to list, but never forgotten. Donna has now been reunited with her beloved husband of 63 years, favorite dance and renovation partner, Charles H. Livingston Jr. and their precious first daughter, Jeffrey Lynn; her father, Raymond, her brother, Ray, her sisters, Patricia and Debbie; her mom, Vera and all her wild-‘n-crazy aunts who raised her with such joy, laughter and an unrelenting zest for life, and of course, Heidi, Chalupa, Henry, Muffin, Sam and Shadow. Friends (and strangers she would have loved to have met) may join Donna’s family at her memorial service at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 10, at First United Methodist Church in downtown Fort Worth. A graveside service will take place immediately following the memorial at Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Grand Ave. on the North Side. All are invited to attend a party in her honor at her sister Karen’s house in Argyle following the graveside service (directions provided at the church). Dress comfortably in bright colors and come prepared to “laugh more than cry,” as were her wishes. And forget the Save the Whales Fund — she would want the flowers!


425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Herbert “Chuck” Deiley

KELLER–Herbert “Chuck” Deiley passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 83.

Memorial service:  1 p.m. Friday, March 3rd at Hillside Community Church, Keller.

Memorials:  In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to the American Heart Association.

Chuck was born April 13, 1933 in Coraopolis, PA to the late Herbert and Elsie Deiley.  He had a great zeal for life and will be deeply missed.

Survivors:  Wife of 60 years, Janet Deiley; son, Charles Deiley and wife, Anne; daughter, Denise Beckmann; daughter, Melissa Deiley and partner, Kerri Blum; grandson, Stephen Beckmann; and sister, Jean Davis.



425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557


Joan Loicano

FORT WORTH–Joan Loicano passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the age of 82.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Memorials:  Please make  donations to the Humane Society of North Texas in Joan’s memory.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Angela; and brother, Larry.
Survivors: Son, Martin Applewhite and wife, Amy; son, Mike Felix and wife, Kelley; son, Jon Felix; daughter, Jamalyn Fritsch; best friend, Debbie Crow; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and her fur babies, “Gypsy Rose” and “Sweetie”.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.
Fort Worth, Tx. 76104
(817) 335-4557