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Archives for February 2020

Gloria Zane Smith

WEATHERFORD-Gloria Zane Smith passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the age of 81.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in the Chapel at Memory Gardens Of The Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford, Texas.
Visitation: Private for family only.
Gloria was born Friday, April 8, 1938 in Georgetown, Texas to the late Louis Ben and Mary Ann Schmidt.
Survivors: Daughter, Saundra Turner; granddaughter, Ally Turner; daughter, Teresa Baker; son, Terry Burris; grandsons, Scott Burris and Heath Burris; sister, Shirley Salsman; and many friends from College Park.

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Scottie Ray “Scratch” Whitehead

AZLE-Scottie Ray “Scratch” Whitehead passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at the age of 51.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church, 782 New Hope Road, Boyd, Texas.
Memorials: There will be a box for cards and or donations at the service. Flowers will only be accepted between 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the church.
Scottie was born March 9, 1968 to the late John Clifton and Reba Joyce Whitehead in Decatur, Texas. He graduated from Decatur High School. He was a long time employee of Wise Ready-Mix Concrete in Bridgeport. He enjoyed camping, riding his UTV side by side on the trails, drag racing and loved the outdoors. He was a character who loved to cut up and would be the first to instigate pranks. Most of all, Scratch was a really good man with a huge heart. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife of 18 years, Diana Whitehead; son, Barry Whitehead and wife, Brittany; daughter, Brittany Arquette and husband, Alex; son, Christopher Harris and wife, Nancy Hernandez; daughter, Josie Bryant; granddaughters, Koraline Robinson, Daisie Waller, and Jordyn Whitehead; grandsons, Liam Arquette, Tucker Arquette, and Johnathan Whitehead; brother, Tim Whitehead and wife, Sheri Abel; sister, Cindy Whitehead; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

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

Deanna Jean Garza

FORT WORTH-Deanna Jean Garza passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the age of 51.
Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Deanna was born Tuesday, October 29, 1968 in Stuttgart, Germany to Ernest Charles and Glenda Sue Costantino. She was a graduate of Sam Houston High School. She worked as a pharmacy tech and also as a floral designer. She enjoyed life with her family, friends and her beloved dogs, Daisy Mae, Lady April and Machen Dee. She loved to draw, read and listen to 80’s music.
Deanna is preceded in death by her father, Ernest Costantino.
Survivors: Husband of 20 years, Roberto “Anthony” Garza; mother, Sue Costantino; daughter, Rachel Davis; daughter, Jennifer Costantino; grandchildren, Evra-Von, Oliver, Erick, Isais and Lauren; and many friends.

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

Joseph Malcolm Martin

 

 

 

 

 

FORT WORTH-Joseph Malcolm Martin, 85, passed away on February 14, 2020 surrounded by his family. Graveside service: will be held Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:15am at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.  Visitation: The family will receive friends  on Tuesday evening, February 18, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home in Fort Worth, Texas. Born in Laurel, Mississippi and raised in Washington State, Joe was the son of Matthew and Mary Martin.
Joe began his military service at a young age and served over 25 years in the Navy and Army. He enjoyed being in the military and felt that his fellow soldiers were family. After a tour of duty in Korea, he did three tours in Vietnam, earning two Purple Hearts. Then, in the mid 1970’s while Joe was stationed in Seoul, Korea, he met a military clerk named Yong Nan Han. Joe and Yong dated and married in June of 1976. Upon retiring from the Army as a first master sergeant, Joe worked in the heating and air conditioning industry, and then worked for and retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2000. After retirement, Joe went on to complete his Bachelor’s degree at Texas Wesleyan University.
Survivors: Joe is survived by his daughter, Susan Town, her husband Andrew, and granddaughter Avery, as well as his nephew, John Martin and his wife Cheryl and their children Joel, Clint, and Jaclyn. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, William Martin, and sister, Jerry Peffly.

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

Patrick Lee Roy Priest

 

 

 

 

BOYD-Patrick Lee Roy Priest passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the age of 64.
Memorial service: Private
Patrick “Pete” was born Saturday, March 26, 1955 to the late Clayton Howard and Lola Mae Priest in John Day, Oregon. Pete proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Army. He was a cook and loved it. Pete worked in graphic arts as an offset press operator and bindery equipment operator. He loved golf, music, and caring for the ones he loved. Everyone that knew him loved him. He had several good friends. If Pete call you friend you were a true friend for life. We will miss him very much.
Pete is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ilana Priest; sister, Lily Mae Cooper; and brother, Clayton Michael Priest.
Survivors: Fiancee’, Tiffany Santee; nephew, Curtis Mince; nieces, Lola Mince, Angela Priest, Mica Janel Mitchell, and Aria Danielle Priest; sister-in-law, Lisa Priest; great-nephews, Brandon Priest and Rickey Collins; great nieces, Merissa Collins and Tamar Mitchell; and numerous other great and great-great nieces and nephews.

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

Kermit Lee Hosford

MINERAL WELLS-Kermit Lee Hosford passed away Thursday February 6, 2020 at the age of 73.
Graveside services: to be held at a future date in Double Springs, Alabama in the family plot where he will be laid to rest with his parents and siblings.
Kermit was born to the late Versie and Emma Hosford on Wednesday, January 8, 1947 in Marston, Missouri. He had many diverse interests and hobbies. Most recently, since retirement, he has created walking canes using various tree branches and other items he came across. But his most avid interest was being a Papa to his grandchildren. He really was a man of many talents, working in car body shops, antique sales, builder and carpenter, and his final job as a jeweler. He worked for years in local pawn shops until he started his own business. He owned and operated The Jewelry Box in Weatherford, Texas for many years before retiring 10 years ago. Kermit was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Mineral Wells.
Kermit is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Avoughn Hosford and Jim Hosford; and sister, Ruth Hosford.
Survivors: He is survived by his wife, Cathie Hosford, of Mineral Wells, Texas; son, John Hosford and spouse, Sara of Allen, Texas.; daughter, Amber Sarver and spouse, Chris of Mineral Wells, Texas; also surviving him are the treasures and lights of his life, his grandchildren, Rachel Martin of Euless, Texas, Kayla Sarver of Fort Worth, Texas, Madison Sarver of Mineral Wells, Texas and Kyle Hosford of Allen, Texas; He doted on his great grandchildren, Aubrey and Braden Martin, and Sereniti Avila; big brother, Gary “Bill” Hosford and wife, Wilma of Surfside Beach, South Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

John VanLoon Moore

ARLINGTON-John VanLoon Moore passed away Tuesday, February 4,2020 at the age of 70.
Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Umlauf Gardens, Austin, Texas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in John’s memory to Baylor Neuro-Oncology Foundation, 3600 Gaston Avenue, Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75246
John was born Friday, August 5, 1949 to John and Elizabeth Moore in Urbana, Illinois. He attended State College High School, and graduated from General HH Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. He attended the University of Maryland in Munich and graduated from University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland with BA, Paralegal Institute in Philadelphia, received MBA from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. John founded and cofounded multiple businesses, including a Paralegal Practice in State College, Pennsylvania, Database Publications in Austin, Texas, and in the Wildlands in Golden, Colorado. He worked in Database Marketing for several different companies, including Harvard Business School at Harvard University, and Comerica Bank Corporate in Dallas, Texas.
John was a Civil Air Patrol, Boy Scouts and a Scout leader, and Rotary International. He served six years in the National Guard. He loved hiking, camping, traveling, skiing and sailing. He was an ultimate entrepreneur, loved his family, friends and adventure. He adored the outdoors and had a vast range of interest. He will probably be remembered most for his wit and concern for others.
Survivors: Wife of 48 years, Barbara Reeves Moore; daughter, Sara Elizabeth Moore McEachern and husband, James; grandson, Mitchell Duncan McEachern; granddaughter, Megan Elizabeth McEachern; son Douglas John Moore and wife, Katie Lynn; granddaughter, Carson Abigail Moore; granddaughter, Zoe Arlene Moore; granddaughter, Erin Renee Moore; mother, Elizabeth Crouch Manahan; sister, Janet Elizabeth Moore; niece, Elizabeth Warren and husband, Setti; niece, Abigail Plummer; nephew, Alexander Plummer; sister, Victoria Mishcon and husband, Jon; niece, Hillary Mishcon; nephew, Samuel Mishcon; and many friends.

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

Michael Kline Price

FORT WORTH-Michael Kline Price passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the age of 64.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020 at the funeral home.
Michael was born in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, March 2, 1955 to the late Wendell Brooks and Wyvonna Mae Tyson Price. He was a graduate of Richland High School, class of 1974. He loved American Karate and was an instructor. He also had a love for politics and cars , but mostly he loved all his family. Michael was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife of 30 years, Christina Price; daughter, Michael Ann Price, step-daughter, Crystal Rodriquez; step-sons, Christopher Rodriquez, David Rodriquez and wife, Michelle, and John Rodriquez Jr.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Linda Mendolia and husband, Randy, Becky Cox and husband, Michael; brother, David Price and wife, Andrea; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving family and friends.

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