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Archives for November 2017

Ricky Dean Robason

Ricky Dean Robason left this world on November 5th, 2017 to join the company of the Redeemed. He is out of pain and made whole at the feet of Jesus.
Rick is survived by his two children, Zachary Dean Robason (wife Melissa and grandson Ethan James Robason) and Rebecca Caitlin Robason. Two brothers – Michael Ross Robason (Laura) of Lamesa, Texas, and Troy Don Robason (Christine) of Sheridan, Wyoming. Four nephews/nieces – Andrea Nicole Orht (Jared), Bryan Ross Robason (Ericka), Trevor Don Robason, and Samantha Mei Robason. And his dear friend, Marty Smith.
Rick was born in Friona, Texas on December the 16th, 1954. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior at an early age in Siloam Springs, Arkansas as he grew up on the dairy. Rick graduated from Azle High School in 1972. Rick was disciplined in his career as a heating & air conditioning professional and enjoyed pitching horseshoes competitively.
Our prayer is that his children and grandchildren will turn to the Heavenly Father for comfort and peace.
Rick will be buried at Green Acres Memorial Park in Cleburne, Texas in a private ceremony.
1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 – Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him.

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

Mary Ann Plaia Shaw

Mary Ann Plaia Shaw, 84, of Azle, died on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. She was born December 3, 1932 to Bessie Mazzola and Joseph Tremont Plaia in Beaumont, Texas. She moved from Beaumont to the Metroplex at the end of the 60’s and hit the ground running. She was a woman with her hands in lots of pots whilst wearing lots of hats both literally and figuratively; only she could pull off a derby hat on any old Tuesday. As a young mother she worked as a lawyer’s assistant while working toward a career in real estate. She culminated a successful real estate business and helped to run the young city of Glenn Heights. She had a deep passion for writing and had previously worked for a newspaper and at a production company. She could often be found banging away at her typewriter working on her auto biography or her next big idea. As her young family grew and had families of their own she took the lead, naturally, as family matriarch making sure holidays and birthdays went off without a hitch; eggs filled with money and treats on Easter, amazing feasts at Thanksgiving, and THE BEST Christmas Eve parties to date—serious poker game included. She was in constant motion. She loved to travel and moved around the metroplex frequently. When she wasn’t moving residences, she was moving furniture; she was an excellent furniture shuffler, it even became a hobby for her late in life. Family was of the utmost importance to her and she could always be counted on for great advice, a warm place to land, a hot meal, and even a little bit of her poker winnings. She was the definition of love and family. She is preceded in death by her parents Bessie Mazzola Plaia Ellis and Joe Tremont Plaia, brother Jerry Louis Plaia, and grandson Michael Shackelford. She is survived by her husband Richard Shaw of Azle; children Sharon Mitchell of Lake Worth, John Blazejewski of Lake Worth, and Lisa Trammell and her husband, Brian of Azle; Siblings Margaret Martindale of Lumberton, Terry Plaia and his wife, Darlene of Newton, Jo Ellen Roy and her husband, Roland of Lumberton, and Chris Plaia and his wife, Patty of Austin; sister-in-law, Sheryll Plaia of Beaumont; grandchildren Shannon Bleau and her husband, Gerald of Euless, Katrina Smith and her husband, Zachariah of Sherman, and Rachel Hansen and her husband, Joshua of Celina; great grandchildren Jason and Kyle Bleau of Euless, Kamryn and Macey Shackelford of Henderson, NV, Jocelyn, Bryant, and Gwendolyn Hansen of Celina, and Lilah and Bram Smith of Sherman; along with many nieces and nephews as well as other beloved family and friends. A gathering of those family and friends will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm for a memorial service in Fort Worth at Brown Owens and Brumley Family Funeral Home Chapel. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home.

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

Patricia Banfield

FORT WORTH–Patricia Banfield passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 94.
Graveside service: 1 p.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Brown Owens & Brumley Funeral Home.
Patricia was born November 13, 1923 to the late William and Bessie Lyman in Easterly, TX.
Patricia is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Banfield.
Survivors: Nephew, Bill Lyman and wife, Brenda; the Kemp family; many great nieces, nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews, great-great-great nieces and great-great-great nephews; and many friends.

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

Dr. Jack Short D.O.

JOSHUA–Dr. Jack Short D.O. was received in the arms of his Savior on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the age of 69.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel, Chaplain Brent Montgomery officiating.
Jack was born Oct. 10, 1948 in Odessa to Paul and Marie Short.  He proudly served our country by enlisting in the US Navy.  He was a beloved doctor, son, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife of 20 years, Rusty Short; sons, Eric Owen Short, Jason Graves and Jeremiah Graves; six grandchildren, Addie Bleu, Ryan, Jacob, Piper, Tyler and Austin; one great-granddaughter, Stella; parents, Paul and Marie Short; numerous other relatives; and many friends.

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

Glenn Vance

KELLER: Glenvil “Glenn” Vance, 83, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home with his loving wife by his side.

Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Gateway Church in Southlake, 700 Blessed Way, Southlake, Texas 76092.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 1 hour prior to the Celebration of Life Service.

Burial: 10:15 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery-Lane A, Dallas, Texas.

Glenn was born April 5, 1934 to the late Dennis Arthur and Rosa Nell Vance in Teaberry, Kentucky. Glenn proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and followed his passion in the Aviation industry as a production manager at Bell Helicopter/Textron until he retired. He lived a very active life with an unending list of things that he loved to do. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and dune buggies in the mountains of Colorado, camping, outdoors, yardwork, dominoes and cards with his friends, and square dancing. He will be deeply missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends.

Glenn is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Survivors: Loving wife of 36 years, Shirley Ann Vance; daughter, Glenna Dattilo and husband Mike of Columbus, OH; son, David Vance of Wichita Falls, TX; stepsons, Randy Fretwell and wife Sharon, Ronnie Fretwell both of Weatherford, TX, and Terry Fretwell and wife Christy of Watauga,TX; grandchildren Aaron and Drew Dattilo, Lindsey Riffe and husband, Jason, Garrett Vance, Christy Fretwell Little, Justin, Josh, Chad, Cody, Dustin and Krista Fretwell; great-grandchildren,  Kevin, Kaleb, Cash, Raylene, Grey,  Eli, Mckinley and Camden; brothers, Jimmy Vance and wife Debbie, Coy Vance,  and Gary Vance and wife Janet ; sisters, Loretta Vance Horne, Gilberta Vance Lutz and husband Ron, Lois Vance Marcum, and Saundra Vance Sapp and husband Charlie, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.

Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home & Crematory

425 S. Henderson Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76104

817-335-4557

 

 

 

David Alan McDonald

NEMO—David Alan McDonald passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the age of 57.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday prior to service.
Interment: David will be laid to rest in Annetta Cemetery in a private service.
David was born October 5, 1960 to Wilmer McDonald Sr. and Lydia Rodriquez McDonald in Blytheville, Arkansas. David had a love for Nascar racing and hunting, but most of all was his love for his children and grandchildren.
David is preceded in death by his father, Wilmer McDonald Sr.; three brothers, Guy McDonald, Merrick McDonald and Michael McDonald; and sister, Dianna Pauls.
Survivors: Wife, Sandra Kay McDonald; son Shawn McDonald and wife, Jessica; daughter, Misty Canion and husband, Kyle; daughter, Kristy McDonald; grandchildren, Blaine Rutherford, Kaylee McDonald, Hayden McDonald, Abigail Canion, Gavin McDonald and Lauren Canion; mother, Lydia McDonald;  brother, Wilmer McDonald Jr. and wife, Kendra; sister, Sherri McDonald; and many friends.

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