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Archives for February 2019

Rebecca L Cook

FORT WORTH-Rebecca L Cook, 66 years of age, passed away in Fort Worth on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
Celebration of life: 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel . A visitation will be held before the service starting at noon.
Rebecca L Cook was born on June 4, 1952 in Walton, West Virginia, the daughter of Marjorie Ellen and Elmer Lewis Moore. She graduated from Walton High School, and loved painting, crafting, and loving her family. She married Charles Scott Cook forty-seven years ago on April 13, 1972.
Our mom has been the beacon of our family. Whenever things got tough for all of us, we knew we could call her, and she would do everything in her power to help us. She has always given her kids and grandkids all she has and never asked for anything in return. She worked hard and did everything she could to take care of her family. She spent many years trying to figure out what she wanted to do in her life. She went to Cosmetology school, realtor school, and even paralegal school to try and find what she was meant to do. All the while she never realized that she was meant to be the mother of 4 children and their spouses and a grandmother to 7 kids and their spouses. Her imagination and joy for life was contagious. She taught her daughters and son that family is the most important thing. She always held her head high and was always proud of her kids and grandkids.
Memories from her Grandkids
My favorite memory of mammal is every time I saw her she always lit up with the world’s biggest smile.
My favorite memory of mammal is singing country music in the white truck. We always sang to Brooks and Dunn and Reba. Our favorite song is “Country Girls Don’t Cry”. We always sang it with papal.
My favorite memory of mammal is that no matter what size you are, if you if you already had food or how you feel at the moment you could always sit in her lap and feel like you did when you were a baby. She’s our guardian and always will be. I love you mammal.
From day one Mammal “Rebecca” has always been here for me and everyone. Ever since I have known mammal she has always had a smile on her face for her grandkids. There was never a dull moment when spending time with mammal. I loved that she would always ask if you were hungry because she always loved to cook and make us happy. She was always the happiest around her grandkids. My favorite moment was being with mammal no matter what the situation was she was always there for you.
My favorite memory with mammals was us always having family BBQ’s and me and mammal would sit outside and just talk. I remember she always had such a big smile on her face when all of her family was over. I also remember all the camping trips she took us on and even the long camping trip across the country to meet the family. I loved everything about mammal she was the best grandma ever. I’m gonna miss her smile and her “Oh my Gosh” every time we were silly. She was the most loving person ever.
My favorite memory of mammal is when she would walk me to school everyday when I was in Kindergarten. One day that we were doing it we had to go across the creek, and I thought I would be fun to jump a creek over the rocks. Then I slipped on the moss and mammal caught me before I fell into the water. She then spanked me for trying to be silly, so that would learn not to “be stupid”.
My favorite memories of mammal were going places with her including Genghis Grill and eating Chinese food. I loved going on all the adventures with mammal like going to tombstone, Grand Canyon, Virginia city, and going through caves. She took me camping in angels camp, we had adventures at the red wood forest in California, we even rode a train at a Christmas tree farm. She took me to lots of states to see so many different things we did so many things together.
My most favorite memory of mammal was when I first met her. That was the day Harley moved to Reno. It was valentine’s day, I walked into their home and the first thing I was greeted with was a warm, bright, loving smile. She was standing in the kitchen and said “Hi baby” that’s when I knew I loved her. She the most fun-loving energetic woman I’ve come to know. She always made me feel so welcomed and loved.
Survivors: She is survived by her daughters, Tammy Henderson, and husband John, Michelle Cook, Angela Fassbender and husband, Kirk; son, Lewis Cook and wife, Corie; grandsons, Vincent Brown and wife, Cheyenne, Victor Brown, Hunter Brown, Harley Brown and wife, Gabby, Cody Cook, Jacob Cook-Wink; granddaughter, Victoria Brown; sisters, Anna Willis and husband, Marvin, Gail Zollner and husband, George; brothers, Joe and Jody Moore.

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Samuel “David” Meserve

FORT WORTH-Samuel “David” Meserve passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the age of 66.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 at Pantego Bible Church, Dr. Elliott Johnson and Michael Meserve officiating.
Interment: Samuel will be laid to rest at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery at a later date.
David was a Vietnam era veteran serving on the USS Independence. After his service, his interest in computers and numbers led him to study computer science. He worked as a computer technician for Sun Electric, but working for the Tarrant County Elections and the US Census Bureau gave him the greatest satisfaction. David, as everyone knew him, was an avid baseball fan. He also loved Labrador Retrievers. He especially loved his granddaughter, Olivia (Reed).
He is preceded in death by his beloved sister, Sharon (Mulder) and his father, Samuel Arthur Meserve.
Survivors: Wife, Marycharles; daughters, Benet and Gretchen,; mother, Doris (Mrs. Sam Meserve); brothers, Joe Meserve and wife, Susan, Mike Meserve and wife, Joy, Jimmy Meserve and wife, Elaine; numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and a grandnephew; and many friends.

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(817) 335-4557

Janie Carol Caldwell

FORT WORTH-Janie Carol Caldwell passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the age of 68.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Janie was born January 2, 1951 in Belton, Texas to Willie Lee and Ruby Mae Maples. Janie was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Mother, Ruby Kennedy; son, Bernard H. Caldwell; daughter, Crystal Lynn Peterson and husband, Brent; daughter, Misty Dawn Robertson and husband, Jeff; brother, Johnny Maples; brother, Jacky Maples; sister, Pennie Maples; sister, Peggie Carothers; sister, Patsy Copley; grandchildren, Heather Dicken, Haley Robinson, Hannah Robertson, Dayne Michael Caldwell; great-grandchildren, Ashley Dicken, David Dicken Jr., Kaitlyn Dicken; and many friends.

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

Gilberto Rea Jr.

FORT WORTH-Gilberto Rea Jr. passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at the age of 50.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Rosary: 6 p.m. Thursday, February 14,2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Gilberto was born November 17, 1968 to Gilberto and Ester Rea in Brownsville, Texas. Gilberto loved people and never met a stranger. He was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Daughter, Maria A. Rea; son, Alberto Rea; son, Jose Rea; parents, Gilberto and Ester Rea; sister, Marianela Padilla; sister, Anabel Rosales; brother, Guillermo Rea; brother, Bernardo Rea; sister, Aracely Lopez; brother, Gabriel Rea; grandson, Martin A. Contreras; granddaughter, Abby C. Montelongo; granddaughter, Harleen B. Montelongo; grandson, Christian Rea; grandson, Elijah Rea; and many friends.

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