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Archives for October 2017

Carolyn Sue McBride

FORT WORTH—Carolyn Sue McBride passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 75.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Monday, October 30, 2017 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel, Minister Melinda Davis officiating.
Carolyn was born October 3, 1942 to the late Huay and Linna McBride in Dallas, Texas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Edward McBride; and sister, Marilyn Austin.
Survivors: Son, Anthony Terrazas; daughter, Linna Anders; granddaughter, Brittany Terrazas; brother, Jerry McBride and wife, Brenda; and numerous family and friends.

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Mary Jane Smith

FORT WORTH–Mary Jane Smith passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the age of 83.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brown Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.

Mary was born March 13, 1934 to the late Ernest and Zura Cash in Fort Worth. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed.

Survivors: Son, Mike Smith and wife, Joy; daughter, Judy Smith; daughter, Susan Rodriquez and husband, Cesar; granddaughters, Autumn, Brandy and Ashley; grandsons, Ricky and Stacy; 7 great grandchildren;  and many friends.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home

425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Beverly Jean Cottrell Dunn

BURLESON–Beverly Jean Cottrell Dunn, 90, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Interment: Beverly will be laid to rest in Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Beverly was born April 9, 1927 to the late John and Leonora Cottrell in Puyallup, Washington. She met her husband of 71 years, Vernon, on a blind date in Oakland, California while he was stationed there in the US Navy during WWII. They married a short time later on November 11, 1945. In 1950, they moved to Fort Worth, Texas to raise their family. Beverly was always busy at home raising her children. She spent her free time serving in many capacities the churches they attended, from working in the nursery, teaching Sunday School, cooking church dinners and singing in the choir. She enjoyed the many mission trips she took with her churches and being able to share Jesus with others.
Husband, Vernon Dunn; son, Steve Dunn and wife, Georgia Ann; daughters, Bonnie Shahan and husband, Richard; Susan Beaman and husband, Curtis; sister, Susan Crowther; sister in law, Dolores Rix; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

Carolene Montgomery Thomason Stewart

FORT WORTH–Carolene Montgomery Thomason Stewart passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at the age of 89.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Interment: Carolene will be laid to rest in Hawkins Cemetery in Arlington with an extended celebration of her life to follow with refreshments at Jackie Gerhardt’s house.
Carolene was born September 18, 1928 in Jack County, Texas to the late Sye and Mary Montgomery. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Son, Jim Thomason and wife, Rosie; daughters, Casey Lester and husband, Ronnie, Jackie Gerhardt and husband, Calvin, Annecia Thomason, Tina Thomason and Beckey Sue Jernigan; sisters, Bobby Barnes and Geneva Krug and husband, Merle; 20 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

Kathleen Wood Scott

FORT WORTH–Kathleen Wood Scott passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Fort Worth.
Celebration of life: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Botanic Gardens in Fort Worth.
Kathie was born on May 26, 1937 in Des Moines, IA to Robert and Patricia Wood. She was a loving mother and friend, and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Daughters, Elizabeth Johnson and Christina Scott; brother, Jon Wood; and many friends.

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

Johnny Burch

SPRINGTOWN–Johnny Burch passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the age of 68.
Graveside service: 1 p.m. Friday at Azleland Memorial Park.
Visitation: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Survivors: Wife of 39 years, Brenda Burch; daughter, Deirdre Delaney; daughter, Jesseca Martin and husband, Brad; daughter, Ashley Myers and husband, Brad; brother, Robert Wilson; brother, Richard Burch; sister, Janice Johnson; sister, Paula Blagg; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and many friends.

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

Forest David Burke Sr.

FORT WORTH–Forest David Burke Sr., known as Dave by all who knew and loved him, peacefully passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Fort Worth at the age of 87.

Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday, October 7th at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to the Handley Meadowbrook Lions Club, 6013 Craig St., Fort Worth, TX. 76112 for use at the Kerrville Children’s Camp.

Dave grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, served in the US Air Force in Puerto Rico and South Dakota and spent the rest of his 58 years of his life in Fort Worth. Dave retired from LTV and Computer Technology as an International Supervisor and spent the rest of his life in a successful healthcare business.  Dave loved international traveling more than anything and was an amazing father.  He fondly recalled memories of trips that included adventures in the motorhome and often involved camping, fishing, boating and skiing.  Dave loves socializing; whether it was one person or a crowd of 100, and had the ability to make all of them feel wanted and included.  He was a member of the Handley Meadowbrook Lions Club where he served in all capacities; including President and Board Member.  Dave was presented with the Lions Club highest honor, the Melvin Jones Fellow Award.

Survivors: He is survived by his best friend and soulmate Susie, son David and his wife Jeana, their children Andrew, Sydney, and Meredith, daughter Kaye and her son Theron, daughter Ann and her children Josh and Emma, daughter Suzanne and her husband Joe, her children D.J. and Chase, great grandson Blaine, daughter Linda and her husband Jerry, their daughter Channing, son Jimmy and his wife Micah, his children Kevin and Isabelle, and scores of friends and family who clearly loved him and his quick wit.

 

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home

425 S. Henderson St.

(817) 335-4557

Charlene McCullough

FORT WORTH–Charlene McCullough passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 92.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Stop Six Church of Christ, 4500 E. Berry, Fort Worth, Texas. 76105
Wake: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Interment: Charlene will be laid to rest in Skyvue Memorial Gardens.
Charlene was born June 28, 1925 in Beckville, Texas to the late Edward and Elizabeth Booty.
Survivors: Niece, Japrese Verge; niece, Jacquettia Watson- Clark and husband, Floyd; niece, Rose Pointer; niece, Armarie Smith; nephew, Jerrold Verge and wife, Mae; nephew, Junius Verge and wife, Janice; and many great nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Wallace Cecil Kirkpatrick

FORT WORTH–Wallace Cecil Kirkpatrick passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 87.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home
Wallace was born May 18, 1930 to the late Clifford and Augusta Kirkpatrick in Texarkana, Arkansas. He was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge and was a Master Mason for over 56 years. He also taught for several years in the public schools and then made a career change and started working for Otis Engineering. He proudly served our country by enlisting in the US Navy. Wallace will be remembered for being an avid fisherman and also his ability to show his happiness to everyone he met. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife of 60 years, Mary Kirkpatrick; son, Aaron Kirkpatrick and wife, Kay; grandson, Joseph McGlinchey and wife, Valerie; granddaughter, Crystal Perez; great grandson, John Cantu; great granddaughter, Brooklyn McGlinchey; numerous nieces, cousins and many friends.

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