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Amber Rochelle Flowers

AZLE-Amber Rochelle Flowers passed away Tuesday, April16, 2019 at the age of 33.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Amber was born September 9, 1985 to Roy and Fay Flowers in Odessa, Texas. Her main interests included her family, spending time with her son and husband and driving too fast. She graduated from Azle High School and was in customer service and earned her way to be an RGM with Taco Bell. She enjoyed life and lived each moment to its fullest. She loved practical jokes and pranks. She will be deeply missed by us all.
Survivors: Husband of 9 years, Joseph Camacho; son, Brian Reed; mother, Fay Flowers; brother, Luke Flowers; step-father, Tony Wright; nephew, Decon Flowers; niece, Jordon Flowers; niece, Julia Flowers; uncle, Fritz Burt; aunt, Karrie Burt; cousin, Nikota Burt; step daughter, Elena Garza; step daughter, Annalise Garza; step son, Bubba Jo Garza; step son, Joseph Reed; Paula Hughes and family.

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

Vicenta M. Garcia

FORT WORTH—Vicenta M. Garcia passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the age of 94, after a challenging life with Dementia.
Visitation: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Rosary: A Rosary service will begin at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the funeral home.
Visitation: Family and friends who wish to do a final viewing may come to the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday. Family and friends who wish to attend the service will meet at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 1201 South Cherry Street, Fort Worth.
Interment: Vicenta will be laid to rest at Laurel Land Memorial Park with her beloved husband, Pedro.
Pallbearers: Christopher Garcia, Robert Garcia, Rudy Garcia, Nick Granado, Dan Granado and Joseph Ozuna.
Vicenta was born in Poteet, Texas on October 27, 1924 and was the oldest of 13.
After her beloved husband of 40 years passed away, she was very active with Immaculate Heart of Mary Church where she was involved with the Guadalupana’s, Eucharistic Ministry and Altar Society.
Our family wish is to take time with a loved one, sit and talk, take a walk, make a simple phone call, and make memories. Time and memories are the best gift you could give and have.
Vicenta is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Reyes Mendez; her husband, Pedro R. Garcia and her son, Rudy M. Garcia.
Survivors: son, Pete M. Garcia and wife, Tommie; daughters, Dianna Zapata and husband, Jesse, Mary Alice Echevarria and husband, Salomon; daughter-in-law, Cecilia Garcia; 14 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren and many other extended family and friends.

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

Thomas “Tom” McRay Deal Jr.

Thomas McRay Deal Jr. passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the age of 66.
Celebration of life is 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 at Brown, Owens and Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation is 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday afternoon at the Funeral Home.
Burial is 1 p.m., Thursday, April 18 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Thomas was born on November 14, 1952 in Fort Benning, Georgia, the son of Thomas McRay and Betty Deal. Being the son of a career Army 1st Sgt., Tom experienced Army life for his first 17 years. Tom then decided to leave the “Army life” and join the US Air Force at age 18. During his 20 years in the United States Air Force he served as a C130 crew chief and retired as a Master Sergeant. One of his fondest memories was during the 1970’s, while stationed at Hickam AFB in Hawaii he was member of the 6594th test group where he retrieved deorbited spy satellites. Tom had many loves consisting of Alabama Crimson Tide, Texas Longhorns football, golfing, and shooting guns with his wife. However his greatest LOVE was his family and grandchildren whom referred to him as “Pa Pa”. Tom was someone who loved to be with his family and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Survivors: Wife, Pamela S. Thornton Deal; children, Sara Terry (Cody Terry), Jason Deal, Thomas E Deal, (JoLynn Deal), Charles W. Miller, and Jeffrey Miller (Kathi Miller) ; grandchildren, Dillon Terry, Zachary Terry, Thomas E Deal Jr., Hank McRay Deal, Chloe Howland, Kiley Howland, Savanna Chapman; mother, Betty Sketo Deal; sisters, Carol Livesly and Susan Jones; step-mom, Judy Deal and many other extended family members and friends.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
817-335-4557

Bonnie Lee Vondra

FORT WORTH- Bonnie Lee Vondra passed away Sunday, April, 7, 2019 at the age of 91.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Greenwood Memorial Park.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made in Bonnie’s honor to the Tarrant County Food Bank.
Bonnie was born November 23, 1927, to the late Edward James and Olga Horacezk in Omaha, Nebraska. She served in the United States Army and will be remembered as a loving sister, aunt, and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Edward Jr., and Jack and sisters-in-law, Barbara and Mary.
Survivors: Brother, James (Jim) Vondra; nieces, Josephine McNabb and husband, Larry, Katherine Long and husband, Mark; nephews, Patrick Vondra and wife, Margaret, Michael Vondra and wife, Shannon; niece, Mary Cannon and husband, Chris, and many other family members and friends.

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

Grady Thomas Jones

Grady Thomas Jones passed away Friday, April 5, 2019.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Brown, Owens and Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Visitation: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. before the service. A private interment will follow.
Grady was born on March 13, 1942 in Daingerfield, Texas, the son of T.C. and Willie Bell Jones.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Jones.
Suriviors: His son, Grady Thomas Jones, Jr.; brothers, Thomas Charles Jones, Gene Jones, William Jones; sisters, Annie Jewel Foutz, Ernestine Smith, Bonnie F Broadnax, Wilma Jo Trent, and husband William; grandchildren, John Bailey, Jordan Jones, Ralph Jones, Daniel Jones, Grady Jones III, and many other relatives and friends.

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

Gilberta “Bertha” Avalos

Arlington – Gilberta “Bertha” Avalos passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the age of 76.
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Bertha was born December 24, 1942 in Las Cruces, Chihuahua in Mexico to the late Gilberto Avalos and Andrea Tena de Barraza. She immigrated to the United States as a teenager, learned English, and became a naturalized U.S. citizen. She worked hard to provide for her family and strongly encouraged education to get ahead. She enjoyed watching sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys. During difficult times Bertha relied on her faith and was a Godly woman. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Bertha is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Arturo Barraza.
Survivors: Daughter, Tabatha Sustaita-Robb and husband David Robb; son, Alfredo Lopez Jr. and wife, Tessa; son, Jorge Lopez; grandchildren, Colton and D. Quinten; and numerous loving family members and friends.

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

Big John I. Rogers Jr.

CLEBURNE – Big John I. Rogers  Jr., passed away Monday, April 1, 2019.
Memorial 2:00 pm Friday, April 12, 2019 at Brown, Owens and Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to International Dyslexia Association. www.dyslexiaida.org
Big John was born July 26, 1949 in Amarillo, Texas to John I. Rogers, Sr. and Johnnie Faye Keys Rogers. He married Connie McElwrath on March 16, 2001.
He worked for Bell Helicopter for 37 years. Was Sergeant at Arms for the Local UAW 218 Union for 18 years. Big John never met a stranger, was highly know and loved in the DFW area. He was the gentle giant and teddy bear. He loved riding motorcycles and loved his Boss Hoss motorcycle and trike. He was a member of The Boozefighters Motorcycle Club for 26 years and Boozefighters’ Internations President for 11 years. Big John had a brief part in the movie Silent Rage with Chuck Norris.
He was preceded in death by his father, John I. Rogers, Sr.; mother, Johnnie Paschall; sister, Julia Jester; and beloved grandparents; Lula and Monroe Keys.
Surviors: Wife Connie Rogers; son Sean Tucker; stepson, Jeremy Hawpe; brothers, Jim, Jody, Oren and Patrick Rogers; step brothers, John and Gerald Paschall; step sister, Susan Hays; uncle, Gen Nix; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Jesse Lee Cummings Jr.

Fort Worth-Jesse Lee Cummings Jr. passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at the age of 67.
Family Gathering: Saturday, March 27, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Brown Owens & Brumley Family funeral Home.
Jesse was born December 4, 1951 in Fort Worth to Jesse Cummings Sr. and Verlena Carr Cummings and he attended I.M. Terrell High School. He loved watching TV and especially loved watching football games and made it known not to interrupt him when he was watching TV. Jesse was a truck driver for most of his life and had a large host of family and friends that will miss him deeply.
Jesse is preceded in death by his wife, Norma Renee Cummings; and father, Jesse Cummings Sr.
Survivors: Jesse is survived by his children; Jessica Lee, Gabrielle Cummings, Yonathan Cummings, Jesse Cummings, Aaron Cummings, Ariel Cummings, Rachel Cummings, Joshua Cummings, Chaz Cummings; mother, Verlena Cummings; sisters, Jakie, Sharon, Christin, Earline, and Virginia; son-in-law, Daniel Reese; daughter-in-law, Shana Green; 10 grandchildren, and many extended family members and friends.

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

Vivian “Becky” Sanchez

FORT WORTH-Vivian “Becky” Sanchez passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the age of 70.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Interment: Becky will be laid to rest in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Becky was born April 6, 1948 in Paris, Texas to the late Leon and Vera Higdon. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Becky is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Dennis Higdon and daughter-in-law, Lauri Mooney.
Survivors: Son, Jimmie Mooney; son, Michael Mooney and wife, Linda; son, Curtis Mooney and wife, Gretchen; daughter, Erica Mooney; grandchildren, Kayla, Daniel, Harli, Curtis Jr., Jasmine, Cheyanne, Rhianna and Tatiyana; and numerous loving family members and friends.

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

Landree Faye Carver

WEATHERFORD-Landree Faye Carver passed away peacefully in the arms of her parents to the arms of Jesus on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Interment: Landree will be laid to rest in Morgan Mill Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Landree was born on March 21, 2019 at Baylor Scott and White All Saints Hospital at 31 weeks weighing a mere 3 lbs. and 4 oz. Although her time with us was short, the impact that she had on our lives will never be forgotten. Landree gave us a lifetime of love during her short little life.
Survivors: Landree was the daughter of Caleigh and Micki Carver of Weatherford, Texas; sister, Corraline Tate Carver; grandparents, Don and Stacy Carver, Nate and Robin Olson, and Ken Pittman; Uncles, Caleb, Hunter, Tanner, Nate and Keenan; Aunts Grace and Haileigh; and numerous other loving relatives

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