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Joseph Robert “Bob” Deavers Jr.

FORT WORTH-Joseph Robert “Bob” Deavers Jr. passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at the age of 85.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the funeral home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Bob’s memory to Mission Arlington, 210 W. South Street, Arlington, Texas 76010
Joseph Robert Deavers was born on Thursday, November 30, 1933 in Harper, Kansas to the late Joseph Robert and Sybil Deavers. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Navy. Bob was the owner and operator of Accurate Weld Enterprises. He was a member of Arlington Area Street Rods and a former member of the Lions Club. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents; step-daughters, Susan Neves and Karen Morgan; and brother, Dayle Deavers.
Survivors: Loving wife of 10 years, Betty Deavers; sister, Evaleen Brothers; step-son, Charles Luporini; step-daughter, Carla Sackett and husband, Robert; step-daughter, Katherine Clifton; numerous grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

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

Londell Spencer

FORT WORTH-Londell Spencer passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the age of 53.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday, September 27, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s, Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Londell was born Wednesday, September 14, 1966 to the late Mervin Lee Spencer and Loretta Olabell Calhoun in Powell, Wyoming. He graduated from Payette High School, class of 1985 and later Sheet Metal Training as a Journeyman.
Londell loved bowling, working with his hands (fixing things), and Londell enjoyed watching the Texas Rangers, Cowboys, Mavericks, and the Dallas Stars. Londell’s love for animals had no rival. Londell was a rock, he had the biggest, kindest, most giving heart. Londell’s girlfriend, LaVerne, love of his life, had a heart attack a couple of years ago that resulted in a severe stroke so she has been in a nursing home ever since. Londell was at her side every day, yes, every day. Londell had several heart attacks through the years and he worked harder than most people with healthy hearts. Londell was an artist with stainless steel, with decades of experience and complete control over the process he created wonders of beauty. His love for creating grew and blossomed, shining at its brightest when he did what he did best, making or doing it for someone else.
Londell was the epitome of a big heart and his love had no boundaries. Londell never saw any bad in anyone and often put himself at great risk and danger to help a stranger in need. Nothing could stop him from giving all he had to help a friend or family member. His career was as a Sheet Metal Mechanic and he owned Diamond Stainless. Londell will be missed beyond imagination, but Londell will never be forgotten! Londell is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Michael Spencer. Survivors: Girlfriend; LaVerne Spracklin, siblings; Melinda Spencer Sackett, Patrick Spencer, and Lora Calhoun; and numerous nieces, nephews and many, many friends.

Brown, Owens & Brumley
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson Street
Fort Worth, Texas
(817) 335-4557

Robert Lyndon Hargus

FORT WORTH-Robert Lyndon Hargus passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the age of 64. Bob was born to the late Gladys Parker in Quincy, Illinois, later to be adopted by Clark and Jane Hargus.
He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, watching NASCAR races with his kids, was a hard- working man, and loved to play his remote control toys with his best friend Michael Wayne. He married the love of his life on July 2, 1977. They spent 17 long years together as a couple before having children. Bob was the kind of man to put a smile on any ones face, especially those of children. He loved to play “Pirate Bob” with his granddaughter, nieces and nephews, and many other friends. Bob will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send them in memory of Bob, to the NueroICU in the Bloxom tower at Harris Methodist in Fort Worth.
Bob will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Bob is proceeded in death by his beloved sweetheart, Michelle Marie Hargus, his biological mother, Gladys “Happy” Parker, his adopted parents, Clark and Jane Hargus, his nephew, Jeffrey Hargus, and brother Lonnie Hargus.
He is survived by daughters, Kathryn Paige Hargus, Deanna Gail Hargus-Yochum, her husband Austin Powers Yochum, granddaughter Autumn Gayle Yochum, brothers Thomas Hargus, William “Bill” Hargus, Timothy Hargus. Sister, Luan Hargus. And many nieces and nephews, and several friends whom he loved dearly.

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

Willy Sisk

WEATHERFORD-Willy Sisk lost his battle with cancer Friday morning, September 13, 2019 at the age of 64.
Celebration of life: To be announced at a later date.
Willy was born on Friday, October 22, 1954 in Ranger, Texas to the late Roscoe Riley and Birdie Faye Sisk. He was a truck driver for many years for numerous companies. Willy was a longtime resident of Weatherford and Tarrant County. Willy was an avid music lover and loved cooking out and being with family and friends. Willy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Willy is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Jeremy Sisk, Christopher Sisk and Shay Sisk; granddaughter, Keely Sisk; sister, Belinda; best friend, Henry; and brother-in-law, Jimmy Dale.
Survivors: Loving wife of 42 years, Debra Sisk; grandsons, Tanner and Leighden; brother, Ronnie Sisk; sister, Carolyn Stephens; and numerous other extended family members and friends.

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

Daina Lynn Rodgers Jordan

WHITE SETTLEMENT-Daina Lynn Rodgers Jordan, 50, was a loving daughter, sister, mother and grandmother who left this world after a long and courageous battle with cancer to enter God’s garden on August 18, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Celebration of life: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the VFW #5617, 580 S. Cherry Lane,
White Settlement, TX 76108.
Daina was born July 10, 1969 in Fort Worth to Don and Nancy Cleere Rodgers. She was a lover of gardening and flowers which showed in her floral arrangements at work. She grew up in White Settlement and attended the WSISD throughout her life. She was a fun spirited person who loved to spend time with family and friends, especially playing cards or board games. Daina will be
missed by many.
Survivors are: Daughters, Brianna Schell and husband,Chris, and Alyssa Jordan; parents, Don and Nancy Cleere Rodgers; four grandsons, Landon, Colton and Dillon Schell, and Stephan Jordan; brother, Donnie Rodgers II; sisters, Darla McMillan and Devlyn Rodgers; grandmother Edith Cleere; nieces Acacia Rodgers, Alexis Izquierdo, and Tatem Hughes; longtime partner, Richard Mesa; and many cousins and friends.

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

Verna Sue Moore

MANSFIELD-Verna Sue Moore passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the age of 62.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Park View Fellowship Church, 820 N. Fielder Road, Arlington, Texas 76012.
Verna was born to the late Vernon and Mary Moore on Thursday, August 15, 1957 in Whitney, Texas. She graduated from Lamar High School. She loved reading books, spending time with her family and friends, attending church, ladies bible study and her Dr. Pepper. Verna was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed.
Verna is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Michael Keith Cole.
Survivors: Son, Zachry Moore; daughter, Heather Moore; son-in-law, Eduardo Salazar; brother, Loyd Andrew Moore; sisters, Vita Stone, Beulah Moore, Peggy Venable, Mary Logan, Nelda Moore and Nancy Moore; granddaughters, Andrea Moore and Savannah Vaquera; grandsons, Josiah Moore and Isaiah Vaquera; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Charles Zeleny

FORT WORTH-Charles Zeleny passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at the age of 96.
Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. October 4, 2019 in Walker, Iowa.
Charles was born on Monday, March 5, 1923 to the late John and Alosie Jirouska Zeleny in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Navy. He was loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend and will be deeply missed.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joseph and Frank Zeleny; and sister, Rose Stolba.
Survivors: Loving wife of 37 years, Janice Zeleny; daughter, Joan Zeleny; son, Frank Walter Zeleny; step-sons, Robert, David and Scott Grogan; grandchildren, Rebekah Jeanne Zeleny and Spencer Joseph Zeleny; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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

Billy Don Jackson

WHITE SETTLEMENT-Billy Don Jackson passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the age of 59.
Memorial service: Private
Billy was born January 24, 1960 in Corpus Christie, Texas to Charles and Joyce Jackson. He retired from the Fort Worth Police Department earlier this year, after 27 years of going above and beyond protecting the city and its people.
Billy is preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Fern Jackson.
Survivors: Father, Charles Jackson and Bertha Jo Pruett; brother, Ronny Jackson and Becki Krsnak; sister, Pam Jackson; nieces and nephews, Josh and Courtney Moncrief and Kyle and Miranda Jackson; as well as many others that were precious to him.

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

Jerry Patrick Poindexter

ARLINGTON-Jerry Patrick Poindexter passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 79.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Jerry’s honor to the American Kidney Fund.
Jerry was born January 2, 1940 to William Poindexter and Jaine Lucile Poindexter in Milburn, Oklahoma. He graduated from Odessa High School and was a member of the track, football, baseball, basketball teams and a member of the chess club. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Army Reserves; company L 397th Reg. where he earned a sharpshooter medal. His career was in real estate and the mortgage business. Jerry loved sports, golf, traveling and dancing with his sweetheart. His favorite sports teams were the Dallas Cowboys, TCU, Texas Tech and the Texas Rangers. One of his favorite memories was when he went skydiving in 1994 with family member Steve Van Buren. Jerry loved taking vacations and other trips with his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be missed.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clarence and Bill.
Survivors: Loving wife of 41 years, Juanita Poindexter; son, Christopher Dell Johnston Sr.; daughter, Kelly Michelle Poindexter; grandson, Christopher Dell Johnston, Jr. and wife, Sasha and great grandson, Asher; step-son, Dwayne Forsythe; step-daughter, Mitzi Birdsong and husband, Shane and grandson, Hunter Birdsong; brother, Royce Cody; brother, Ted Press; numerous cousins, in-laws and other family members and friends.

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

Claire Lynette Cortez

FORT WORTH-Claire Lynette Cortez passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the age of 53.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Claire was born Saturday, January 15, 1966 to the late Leonard Prettyweasel Jr. and Gloria (Red Wolf) Prettyweasel in Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from Diamond Hill High School, class of 1984 and attended TCC from 1983 to 1985. Claire studied computer programming at TCJC and worked at FAA from 1983 until 1988. She utilized her computer programming skills working various jobs from 1988 until 2002. She loved sitting at the creek, riding the bus, meeting up with family for lunch and visiting with family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed.
Claire is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Christina Jimenez and nephew, Adan Cavazos.
Survivors: Daughter, Elana Hernandez; son, Joel Hernandez; sister, Cheryl Cavazos; brother, Leonard Prettyweasel; grandson, Vence Solis; daughter-in-law, Blanca Viliavicencio; and many friends.

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