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Esther Wicker

FORT WORTH-Esther Wicker passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 89.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Esther was born Tuesday, October 8, 1929 to the late Charles Daniels and Ann Dorsey in Chicago, Illinois. She became a nurse’s aide and retired after many years spent in the medical field. Esther was a loving mother, grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Esther is preceded in death by her husband, Bunyan Wicker, CW3 US Army Retired; and sons, Richard Wise and Anthony D. Wise.
Survivors: Son, Dennis V. Wise and wife, Brenda; son, John Anthony Wicker and wife, Luchi; daughter, Jacqueline Wise; sister, Mary Ann Douroux; brother-in-law, Henry Burton and wife,Sarah; 15 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many extended family members and friends.

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

Dan Middleton Stokes

FORT WORTH-Dan Middleton Stokes passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at the age of 78.
Graveside service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 21,2019 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, Lane 3.
Dan was born December 29, 1940 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Air Force. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Wife, Carol Stokes; daughter, Amy Negret; five grandchildren; and many friends.

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

Cindy Sue Pierce

FORT WORTH-Cindy Sue Pierce passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the age of 61.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel, Chaplain Paul Reedy officiating.
Visitation: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. before service time.
Cindy was born Saturday, November 9, 1957 to Joseph and Maebell Davis in Laredo, Texas. She dedicated her life to making others happy. She loved cooking, reading, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved and cared for anyone she came in contact with.
Cindy is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Maebell Davis; and brother, David Davis.
Survivors: She leaves behind her sons, Justin Hooper and wife, Shana Stroud; and Daniel Gibbons; daughter, Deanna Gibbons; grandsons, Jaxon, Jett, Jagger, Ayden and Andre; sister, Judy Davis-Tallet and husband, Greg Tallet; and many extended family members and friends.

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

Marie Anderson McNamee

FORT WORTH-Marie Anderson McNamee passed away peacefully Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the age of 78.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in honor of Marie to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Suite 1100 N, Bethesda, MD. 20814
Marie was born Thursday, January 9, 1941 to the late Wesley and Bobbie Anderson in Gilbert, Louisiana and grew up there. Her career was entertainer/singer for the band, Tom & Marie, advertising for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, restaurant owner/operator, plumbing service owner/operator and customer service at Wal Mart. She love music and singing karaoke, crocheting, reading books and loved the outdoors just watching the wildlife and also watching the grandkids. Marie loved to sit on the porch to watch the hummingbirds flutter around. She also loved the Texas Rangers Baseball. She loved her family dearly and was extremely proud of all of them. Marie was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Bobbie Anderson; and sister, Evelyn Carver.
Survivors: Son, Ed Jester and wife, Martha; daughter, Debbie Lange and husband, Dennis; son, Gary Jester and wife, Jamie; daughter, Shelly Hale and husband, Brian; sister, Mildred Noble; brother, John Anderson; sister, Bobbie Sproles; brother, James Anderson and wife, Faye; brother, Frank Anderson and wife, Billye; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many friends.

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

Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Ramsey

FORT WORTH-Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Ramsey, was surrounded by her loving family and went to be with the Lord Friday, May 31, 2019 at the age of 60.
Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at The Met Church, 11301 N. Riverside Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76244, Sr. Pastor Dan Hooper officiating.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at The Met Church.
Interment: Cindy will be laid to rest at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas near her family, Bro. Don Wills officiating.
Cindy was born in Fort Worth, Texas on September 4, 1958 to Robert Wayne Hawkins & Bennie Jean Kennedy Hawkins. She met her husband Bill Ramsey and they have had 42 beautiful years of marriage and served together as Pastors of First Baptist Church of Fort Worth before they came to Keller and started The Met Church for the past 20 years. They have joyfully served side by side displaying a deep love for each other, their children and their church family. Cindy exemplified the true meaning of a Godly Christian woman in her life every day. She spoke at many women’s events and loved to be with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Cindy is preceded in death by her father, Robert Wayne Hawkins; grandparents, Harlan and Imogene Kennedy and Clarence Hawkins and Thelma Wright.
Survivors: Husband of 42 years, Bill Ramsey; daughter, Shannon Ramsey Townsley and husband, Rick; son, Billy Ramsey and wife, Whitney; grandchildren, Samuel Townsley, Emma Townsley, William Townsley and Everly Ramsey; mother, Bennie Hawkins; brother, Keith Hawkins; brother, Kenny Wayne Hawkins and wife, Robin; aunt and uncle, Linda and Hardy Thomas; cousins, Danny Stacy and Steven Stacy; and countless family and friends all over the world.

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

Leonard F. Griggs

FORT WORTH-Leonard F. Griggs passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the age of 55.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel, Pastor Kim Higdon officiating.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Leonard was born Saturday, November 16, 1963 to Joe Lee and JoAnn Dickinson Griggs in Fort Worth, Texas. You never knew what Leonard would be up to because he was the life of the party. He was always crazy and totally full of mischief. He was an extremely outgoing individual and he never met a stranger. He always had a kind word for everyone. Leonard was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed by us all.
Leonard is preceded in death by his father, Joe Lee Griggs; and brother, Jessie Griggs.
Survivors: Wife of 19 years, Peggy Griggs; mother, JoAnn Janzen and husband, Lenhard Janzen; son, Jerry Griggs and wife, Alexa; son, Jessie Lynn Griggs; step-daughter, Michelle Hill; step-daughter, Sandy Scrogum; sister, Debbie Jo Ahmadpour and husband, Hamid; brother, John Griggs and wife, Debora; step-brothers, Mike Janzen, Daryl Janzen, Dale Janzen; step-sister, Debbie Sue Pulcher; step-grandchildren, Summer Hill, Ocean Ross, Sydney Ross and Chance Mitchmore; nephews, Bradley Griggs, Sean Griggs, Donny Ahmadpour and wife, Kristi, Chris Ahmadpour and wife, Joanna, and Anthony Ahmadpour; and many friends.

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

Martha “Marti” Anne King

EULESS-Martha “Marti” Anne King passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the age of 57.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Marti was born Thursday, August 31, 1961 to the late Thomas Leo and Mary Ramona Dixon in Hialeah, Florida. Marti was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will always be remembered for the love of her family and her pets.
Survivors: Husband, James King; son, Kyle McDowell and wife, Abbi; daughter, Rachel Buentello; grandchildren, Lucianna, Jaxin, Malaki, Madison and Reagan; numerous extended family members and many friends.

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

Beatrice Perez

Fort Worth-Beatrice Perez passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the age of 82.

Celebration of Life: 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2019 at Hallmark Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas.
Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the funeral home.

Beatrice was born Tuesday, July 28, 1936 to the late Raymond and Francisca Capetillo in Dallas, Texas.

Beatrice was a strong matriarch, who enjoyed every minute of life, and loved each moment she had with her family. She had a love for flowers, so much so that she spent 40 plus years as a florist for TCU Florist and had an amazing garden. Her love for our Lord Jesus Christ could not be measured, and she passed that on to her family; teaching them always to trust in the Lord and to walk by faith.

Preceded in death by: her parents, Raymond and Francisca Capetillo; siblings, Virginia Castro and David Capetillo; Ramiro Perez Jr., and her beloved children; Ramiro Perez III and Molly Sanchez.,
Survivors: Children, Yolanda Lopez, and husband, Alfred, John Perez and wife, Christina, Theodore Perez and wife, Tina, Monica Perez; 17 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; Siblings, Ray Capetillo, Angie Pereyda, Juanita Rosales and JoAnn Vasquez; and many other extended relatives and friends.

 

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Fort Worth, Texas 76104

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Cruz Esther Garcia

JOSHUA-Cruz Esther Garcia passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at the age of 80.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the funeral home.
Interment: Esther will be laid to rest in Skyvue Memorial Gardens.
Esther was born Sunday, May 7, 1939 to the late Gabriel Garcia Cardena and Filomena Caraballa Cruz in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She loved sewing, knitting, church, praying the rosary, dancing, Philanthropist, and hanging out with her friends and going to the movies. One time at church, Esther left her purse in the sink and didn’t know that it was a motion sensor faucet which turned on and filled her purse with water. It soaked everything including her lipstick!! She and Jeannie spend the better part of an hour just trying to dry everything out. She was a member of St. Ann’s and helped with the bereavement committee. Esther was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be deeply missed by us all.
Survivors: Daughter, Jeannie Carlson; son in law, Eric Carlson; grandson, Gabriel Carlson; sister, Luz Celeria Figueroa; nieces, Tamara Bobet, Luz Esther Bobet Szkolnik and Dara Bobet; son, Raul Torres; many friends; many adopted grandkids, in the Spanish community she was called Abuelita and the English community she was called Grandma.

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

Glenn Leroy Reed

FORT WORTH-Glenn Leroy Reed passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 63.
Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Vivian’s home.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Water Of Life Pentecostal Church, 3514 Weber St., Fort Worth, Texas 76106
Glenn Leroy Reed was born Sunday, April 8, 1956 in Cleburne, Texas to the late Earl and Elsie Reed. Glenn was the most kind and tender hearted soul you could ever meet. He loved without reservations and spoke with a soft, kind tone. He would do without, if he thought you were in need. He worked hard and stayed busy, tinkering around. He was a man of few words, but with him, just a few words was all that was needed. He will be greatly missed by all those who love him.
Glenn is preceded in death by his father, Earl Reed; mother, Elsie Royal; step father, L.D. Royal; brother, Robert Reed; and brother, Ronnie Reed.
Survivors: Brother, James Reed; sister, Vivian Weldon and husband, John; brother, Charles Christian and wife, Melody; sister, Taunya Eagles and husband, John; brother, Leman Royal; numerous nieces, nephews, and greats; and many friends.

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