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Archives for November 2019

Meredith Tilton

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS-Meredith Tilton passed away Tuesday, November 19,2019 at the age of 43.
Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2019 at Bethesda Community Church, 4700 W. Beach Street, Haltom City, Texas.
Meredith was born Monday, July 19, 1976 in Ohio. She loved fishing, camping, bowling, singing and working puzzles of all kinds. Meredith loved spending time with her family and friends and touched everyone she met with her love. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, sister, and friend and will be deeply missed.
Meredith is preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Levi Tilton; and aunt Helen “Sis” Balham.
Survivors: Husband of 14 years, James Tilton; son, Ezekiel Tilton; daughter, Anastasia Tilton; adopted mother, Easter Welty; brother-in-law, Justin Tilton and wife, Mary Kate; brother-in-law, Jacob Tilton and wife, Courtney; sister-in-law, Erica Bailey; brother-in-law, Nichols Tilton; sister-in-law, Audrea Tilton; father-in-law, Robin Tilton and wife, Sonya; mother-in-law, Linda Chippa; and many friends.

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Marilyn Lou Cunningham

FORT WORTH-Marilyn Lou Cunningham passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the age of 81.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Monday, November 25, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment: Marilyn will be laid to rest in Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery.
Marilyn was born Tuesday, May 31, 1938 to the late J.W. and Helen Beatrice Hamm in Clarksville, Texas. Marilyn was the owner and operator of a beauty shop for many years. She was known for sporting around town in her Mustang and GTO cars. She was an avid gardener and will be remembered for her love of cooking for her family and friends.
Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents, J.W. and Helen Hamm.
Survivors: Loving husband of 67 years, William “Bill” Cunningham; daughter, Marcie Krumm and spouse, Anita Krumm; brother, Jerry Hamm; sister, Carolyn Hammond; and many friends.

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

James Andrew Mesch

ARANSAS PASS-James Andrew Mesch passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the young age of 25.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
James Andrew Cochran was born Wednesday, April 27, 1994 to Laurie Anne Potter Hagerman Cochran and Martin Drew Cochran. James was later adopted by his Dad, David Russell Mesch.
James grew up in the Fredericksburg Comfort area. He moved down to the coast 8 years ago and became a resident of Aransas Pass. James made friends where ever he went. He loved to make people smile. He always saw the best in everyone and never judged them. His love for his friends and family knew no bounds, there is nothing he wouldn’t do  for you. He will forever be missed and never be forgotten. May God hold him tight until we can hold him again. God speed my precious angel.
James was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Grover James Maltby and Margaret Evelyn Dawson. His grandparents, Andrew Newton Cochran and Lavana Gertrude Weidenfeller, Frederick Palmer Mesch, and Joyce Estelle Baron Snyder.
Survivors: James is survived by his partner of eight years, Josh Holland; parents, Laurie Anne Potter Hagerman Mesch and David Russell Mesch; eldest brother Marc Russell Mesch and wife, Laynie, and children Parker, Noah, and Harper; brother, Dylan Charles Mesch and wife, Katrina, and son Caleb; sister, Amanda Lee Mesch Whittington and husband, Ray Whittington, and son Lucas; grandparents, Jaqueline Lee Maltby Honeycutt and Matthew Honeycutt; and many friends.

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

Frances J. Shockey

CROWLEY-Frances J. Shockey passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday, November 11, 2019 at the age of 85.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the funeral home.
Frances was born April 17, 1934 to the late Byron and Mittie Avirett in Johnson County, Texas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend who will be deeply missed.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents, Byron and Mittie Avirett; husband, Henry R. Shockey; and son, Emory Ray Shockey.
Survivors: Daughters, Ann Shockey Garcia and husband Al; Wanda Heath; sons, Jimmy Shockey;  Robbie Shockey and wife, Manon; step-children, H.R. Shockey, Jr.; Dorothy L. Beaumont; Martin E. Shockey; James T. Shockey, Sr; T. Paul Shockey; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; and many friends. Serving as honorary pallbearers are, Chad Shockey, Anthony Garcia, Steve Bell, Kevin Griffis, Kyle Morrison and Jon Detty.

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

Tamara Elizabeth Hankins

ARLINGTON-Tamara Elizabeth Hankins passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 55.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at Brookside Center, Hurst, Texas.
Tamara was born Tuesday, March 3, 1964 in Dallas, Texas to the late Raymond and Rose Stiever. Some of Tamara’s favorite past times was reading, riding motorcycles, but mostly spending time with her kids, grandkids and her cat.
Survivors: Husband, Tony Schutza; daughter, Lindsey Hankins Cox and husband, Jeff; son, Robert Hankins and spouse, Alicia Rajendran; granddaughters, Jamie Rae Shannon and Bella Hart; grandson, Collin Martinez; brother, Terry Stiever and wife, Rebecca; sister, Michele Strong; and many friends.

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