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Archives for December 2018

Michael C. Sanders

WEATHERFORD-Michael C. Sanders passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the age of 74.
Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
A reception will follow at Best Western Plus, 922 E. Hwy. 67, Duncanville, Texas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Michael’s memory to Animal Angels Sanctuary, P.O. Box 336, Jacksboro, Texas 76458. animalangelstexas.org or to a charity of your choice.
Michael was born May 25, 1944 to the late Wilburn C. and Dorothy Sanders in Fort Worth, Texas. Michael attended Ranger High School and also attended Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Army from 1961 – 1964. He served in LaRochelle, France as SP4 in the medical corp. Michael worked for Mine Safety & Health Administration as a federal mine inspector. Michael loved to travel, play golf, studying history and casino gaming. He will be fondly remembered for the pride and love for his family. He cared deeply and was true to his many friends. Michael was always ready for a celebration; holidays, birthdays or for no reason at all. He was known to drag out a story…..and repeated the same story often. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and a good friend to many and will be deeply missed.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn C. and Dorothy Sanders; sister, Carole Ann Sanders; and niece, Fawn Sanders Cave.
Survivors: Wife of 38 years, Phyllis; son, Michael T. Sanders; son, David A. Sanders; son, Adam C. Sanders; grandson, Derek K. Sanders and wife, Tabbitha; grandson, Ryan N. Sanders; grandson, Drew A. Sanders; brother, Phil Sanders and wife, Teresa; brother, Steve Sanders and wife, Myrene; sister-in-law, Nita Burgoon; nephew, Justin Sanders and wife, Jenny; niece, Whitney Junot and husband, Richard; many great nephews, great nieces, cousins and friends; and our extended Animal Angels family, Beth, Matt, Mattison, Duncan and Lilly Kelley.

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Dreamalee Ann McCracken

AZLE-Dreamalee Ann McCracken passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2018 at the age of 76.
Celebration of life: Will be announced at a later date.
Dreamalee was born December 19, 1941 to the late Marvin and Julia Snyder in South Bend, Indiana.
Survivors: Husband, Henry McCracken; and many friends.

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

Richard Wayne Hardaway

FORT WORTH-Richard Wayne Hardaway passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at the age of 63.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Richard was born September 26, 1955 to Bob and Shirley Hardaway in Pecos, Texas. He earned his Associates Degree in computer science and accounting from Midland College. He also earned his Bachelors Degree in computer systems management from Dallas Baptist University. Richard worked at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad from 1992 – 1997, Hardaway Consulting Inc. from 1997 – 2001 and Standard Sales Company from 2002 – 2015. He proudly served our country by enlisting in the US Army and served from 1973 – 1980. He loved playing golf, working with wood and traveling. Richard was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife, Jill Hardaway; parents, Bob and Shirley Hardaway of Monahans; son, Aaron Smith and wife, Christine of Midland; son, Kevin Hardaway and wife, Melissa of Mansfield; son, Keith Hardaway and wife, Tia of Mansfield; son, Kris Hardaway of Dallas; step-son, Brandon Dilbeck of Clyde; step-son, Matthew Dilbeck of San Angelo; step-son, Jacob Dilbeck of Joshua; daughter by heart, Courtnie Osborne and husband, Chris of Norman, OK; grandchildren, Colin Vaughan, Jordyn Smith, Ryan Smith, Addison Smith, Carson Hardaway, Connor Hardaway, Kelsie Hardaway, Kenzie Hardaway, Little A.; sister, Genie Plumlee and husband, John of Sherman; brother, Ray Hardaway and wife, Susan of Monahans; sister, Susie Hyman and husband, Mike of Odessa; mother-in-law, Linda Henson and husband, John; mother-in-law, Judy Fallaschek and husband, Rick; father-in-law, John Ginn and wife, Robin; sister-in-law, Carol Wilson; brother-in-law, Nicholas Ginn; brother-in-law, Samuel Ginn; sister-in-law, Jessica Ginn; numerous nieces, nephews; and many friends.

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

Daniel Armstrong

ARLINGTON-Daniel Armstrong passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at the age of 60.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the funeral home.
Interment: Daniel will be laid to rest in Emerald Hills Memorial Park, Kennedale, Texas.
Daniel was born June 22, 1958 in Port Huron, Michigan to Arnold and Louise Armstrong. Daniel loved his community, hunting, and working as a mounted police officer with his equine partner, Skipper. He was a member of Arlington Police Association and CLEAT and was named officer of the year in 2006. He retired from the Arlington Police Department after 34 ½ years of dedicated service. Daniel was not only a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and friend he was also a highly admired and respected person in the community. He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.
Survivors: Wife of 18 years, Carran Armstrong; son, Jonathan Armstrong and wife, Michelle; son, Timothy Armstrong; son, Nathanael Armstrong; son, Clint Paroulek and wife, Cheri; son, Jerramy Barker and wife, Branda; parents, Arnold and Louise Armstrong; grandsons, Ryley, Seth, Camron and Carson; brother, David Armstrong and wife, Debbie; brother, Aaron Armstrong; sister, Jennifer Clinton; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

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

Nancy Ruth Trivitt

ARLINGTON-Nancy Ruth Trivitt passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, November 26, 2018.
Graveside service: Nancy will be laid to rest with her family at Moore Cemetery in Arlington Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Nancy was born in Michigan to Peter and Elizabeth Kembor and was the youngest of eight children. Her family moved to Texas when she was a young child. Nancy graduated Arlington High School in 1961 and was married to Troy in 1962. Nancy moved to Montana in 1992 after the passing of her beloved mother. She had a close friend in Ovando already living there and quickly made many new friends all of which she treated like family. She worked at St Patrick Hospital in Missoula for nearly twenty years of public service. She also worked at Arlington Memorial Hospital for many years as a patient access representative for the Emergency Department. Her welcoming face and positive presence were appreciated by patients and families as well as coworkers. Her friendship, smile, southern accent, witty personality, and caring tributes will be forever missed. Nancy had four children she loved dearly.
Nancy is preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Bess; her beloved husband, Troy Granville Trivitt; twin daughters, Nancy Ann and Ruth Ann; and her eldest son, John Trivitt.
Survivors: She is survived by her son, Jerry Trivitt of Arlington, Texas.

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