Lucien EL O’Corvi

In memory of Rev Michael David McGehee, aka Lucien EL O’ Corvi Michael passed away Friday evening, October 12, 2018 at the age of 38. He is survived by his mother, Mary McGehee, father, Willis Ted Mcgehee, grandparents Billie and Stan McGehee, sister and brother-in-law, Paula and Shawn Windham, brother Brian McGehee, his close buddy and cousin, Bobbi McGehee as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. He considered all of his friends as members of his family, including his dear friends the Middleton/Smith family, whom he loved dearly. His tender heart gave him a compassionate soul and he was a wonderful comforter. He was a gentle caregiver to his great grandmother and was a companion for his grandparents, Billie and Stan. He touched so many lives and he will be missed dearly. The graveside service will be officiated by his Uncle, Rev. Stan Mcgehee Jr. at Smithfield Cemetery.

Alan Edward Underhill

Alan Edward Underhill 1964-2018   Alan Edward Underhill of Grapevine , Texas – Alan Edward Underhill passed peacefully at home on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Visitation: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, October 8 at Alpine Funeral Home, 2300 North Sylvania Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76111. Survivors: Left with precious memories are his loving children, Alexander Todd Underhill and Abigail Marie Garraty, brothers, Aubrey Foster Underhill (wife – Ellyn) and Andrew Lee Underhill (wife – Debbie), mother Nancy Lee Ball (husband – John) and father, Donald Foster Underhill (wife – Diane), and a host of other relatives and friends.  

Diane Bond Combs

Diane Bond Combs, 72, passed away on October 4, 2018 at home in the company of her loving daughters after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, October 11 at the Arlington Seventh-day Adventist church at 1:00 PM. Born in Temple Texas she was the daughter of Clinton and Hazel Bond. She graduated from Temple High School then went on to Loma Linda University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy.  She worked as a home health Physical Therapist for 50 years. Diane was a devoted mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and friend.  She was a member of the Arlington Seventh-day Adventist church for 30 years. She enjoyed singing in her church choir, lunching with her friends, a passion for snow skiing, traveling the world, and “going to the show”! She was blessed by a close personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and clearly understood that her life on earth was just temporary. Her forever home is in heaven. She is survived by her daughters and their husbands: Denise and Ty Blevins, Renee and Kevin Crawford, and Tami and Brain Highley, seven grandchildren: Austin and Spencer Blevins, Madeleine, Annalise and Olivia Crawford, and Stephen and Jaden Ailshie, as well as her precious companion dog, Ginger.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Clinton Bond, Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, https://www.pancan.org, or Meals on Wheels Tarrant County, https://mealsonwheels.org.

Claude Wayne Billings

It is with great sadness that the family of Claude Wayne Billings, best known as Wayne, announces his passing after numerous medical battles, on September 24, 2018, at the age of 68 years. Wayne is a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served in active duty as helicopter gunner. During his service, Wayne received a number of medals and honors, including: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal (1st Award), and the Good Conduct Medal. Wayne was born and raised in Caldwell County, North Carolina, but after his service in Vietnam, Wayne and his wife – and daughter Cyndi – were stationed in Florida and California before settling down in Fort Worth, Texas. It was Fort Worth, Texas where Wayne had his second daughter, Barbara, and not only raised his family but also built their beautiful family home from the ground up after a fire destroyed the original property. Wayne will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 50 years, Teresa Billings, and his children Cyndi and Barbara. Wayne will also be remembered by his five grandchildren, Zack, Ricky, Stephanie, Jeremy, Haden, his two great-grandchildren, Raynor and JD, his brothers and sisters Nancy, Maxine, Larry, Ronnie, Mike, Randy. His nieces and nephews Jason, Rick, Julie, Tina, Danny, Tonya, Angel, Betty and Teresa. As well as extended family on his wife’s side. Wayne was predeceased by his brother and sister Frank and Leona. A Family Visitation and Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM, respectively, at Ridglea Baptist Church at 6037 Calmont Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116, with Rev. Scott Cox officiating. Memorial donations in memory of Wayne may be made to Wounded Warriors Project either online at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ or by mail to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.

Andrea Janette Pearson

Andrea Janette Pearson left this life to go Home and be with her Lord, Tuesday, September 18, 2018. She resided in Fort Worth. Andrea was born December 26, 1983 in Bedford. She attended L.D. Bell and was on the softball and volleyball teams. She lived life to the fullest and will be sorely missed.   She is preceded in death by her father Jerry Wayne Pearson, brother Terry Wayne Pearson, Grand- parents Charlie Pearson, Sarah Pearson and William G. Miller.   Survivors Mother Terri Miller Pearson, sisters Jerrilyn Johnson and Jill Pearson, brother Jeremy Pearson, Nephew Vincent Lee Pearson, Grandmother Hazel Miller, Cousin/Best Friend Stefanie Kay Miller. Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Cousins and Friends who will miss her smiles and sass.   Memorial Service to be held at Moose Lodge, 5001 Bernice Street, Fort Worth Texas September 28, 2018 at 11:00 A.M.

Shirley Lillian Baker

Shirley Lillian (MacLean) Baker, age 86, formerly of Colden, NY passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 after a brief illness. Prior to moving to North Richland Hills, Texas to be with family Shirley was an active member of the Colden Seniors, St. George Catholic Church and volunteer at Bread of Life Outreach Center. A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, community volunteer and friend who was preceded in death by her parents John and Violet MacLean, husband David Baker and sister, Patricia Selden. She is survived by her daughter, Lori Spisak and her husband, Gary; 2 grandchildren, Justine and Anderson Spisak, sister, Eileen Frankhouser, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service will be planned for a future date at St. George Catholic Church, West Falls, NY followed by internment at Nativity of Our Lord Cemetery, Orchard Park, NY. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to the Bread of Life Outreach, 8745 Supervisor Ave, Colden, NY 14033.

Guinn Spencer Solomon JR

Guinn Spencer Solomon JR (Butch)   Guinn Solomon our beloved Daddy, Brother, PaPa, Uncle and Friend went to be with the Lord on Friday September 7, 2018. Guinn was born in Ada OK July 8, 1951 and moved to Fort Worth Texas when he was a young boy. Our Daddy was definitely ONE OF A KIND! He had a heart of gold and always helped anyone and everyone rather he knew them or a complete stranger on the street. He was such an amazing sole and one of the hardest working men ever. He was known for getting things done for sure. Guinn was preceded in death by his parents Guinn SR. and Delores, Sisters Shirley, Carol Sue, Debbie and Brother Kenneth. He is survived by his daughters Roberta, Faye, Carol and Mandy. Son Sam and love son John, sisters Katrina and Eva D, brothers Eddie and Sammy Joe. He was PaPa to 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews and friends.   Please join us October 6, 2018 at 2:30 for a celebration of his life. Please contact us for more info. Who’s Gonna Fill Your Shoes     Weep not for me though I have gone Into that gentle night Grieve if you will, but not for long Upon my soul’s sweet flight I am at peace, my soul’s at rest There is no need for tears For with your love I was so blessed For all those many years There is no pain, I suffer not The fear is now all gone Put now these things out of your thoughts In your memory I live on Remember not my fight for breath Remember not the strife Please do not dwell upon my death But celebrate my life  

Jason Christopher Casas

Jason Christopher Casas, 43, of Fort Worth, Texas a beloved husband, son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on September 15, 2018. Jason was born on February 10, 1974 in Fort Worth, TX to Joe and Doreen Casas. Jason was loved by everyone who knew him and will be deeply missed. His passion in life was music. He loved to play rock and roll and blues on his many cherished guitars. His sense of humor was second to none, and he loved to make people laugh. Jason is survived by wife, Karen Casas, and her two daughters Tiffany and Brandi, and her husband Chris; Parents, Joe and Doreen Casas, Brother, Dino Casas, sister, Cynthia Owen and husband Tom Owen, nieces, Brittany and Courtney, nephew, Tyler; Mother in law Delores Kraft, brother in law’s David and Stephen, sister in law’s Linda and Andrea; 3 great nephews and 2 great nieces. Many Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Lola Beatrice Lasis

Lola Beatrice Menees McMillan Lasis passed away suddenly on Friday, September 7, 2018, after suffering multiple brain aneurysms at Harris Methodist Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas. Lola was born on February 15, 1937, in Bakersfield, California. She grew up as a true, dedicated Texan however, cheering on her Dallas Cowboys and her Texas Rangers. Lola enjoyed reading, crosswords, bingo and writing poetry. Lola loved family gatherings and was always the life of the party. She was the best at making sure her family and friends always received birthday and Christmas cards every year, which were appreciated and cherished by all. Lola graduated in 1955 from Eldorado High School in Eldorado, Texas. She studied accounting post graduating which later became her chosen career. Lola dearly loved attending the Mias Amigas Celebrations in Eldorado, where she could reconnect with all her friends from school. Lola Lasis is survived by her son, Doug McMillan of Coleman, Texas, her daughter DeLana Payne, husband Carl and three grandchildren, Matthew, Kollyn and Emily Payne of Hurst, Texas, daughter Dianne Stinson, husband David and three grandsons, Shane, Cody and Trey Stinson of Bowie, Texas. Lola is also survived by her brother Ralph Lee Menees, and wife Myra of Dearing, Georgia, sister Ruby Menees Knight and husband Phillip of Gladewater, Texas. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, that loved and adored her, as well as her beloved cousins and cherished friends. Lola is preceded in death by her young son, Ronald Lynn McMillan, her Mother and Father, Lela and Andrew Menees, her brother Ken Menees and wife Helen, and her sisters, Mary Elizabeth Menees, Emma Lou Chiles, and Juanita Lois Dedman. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A family & friends gathering will serve as a celebratory tribute for Lola this Saturday September15th 2018 from noon until 2:30 p.m. located at 2424 Forest Ridge Dr. Bedford, TX 76021 within the Bedford Public Library- North Meeting Room. Lola’s family ask for your understanding in relation to the venue as available accommodations were minimal within the limited allotted time.

Peggy Ann Lancaster

Peggy Ann Lipe Lancaster , 76 of Bridgepor t passed away September 8, 2018. Peggy was born on October 31, 1941 in Hartford City, Indiana to Esther Sesta Alexander Lipe and Jonas Elmer Lipe. She died peacefully in her sleep at home amongst loved ones. She was a great daughter , sister , wife, mother , grandmot her and great grandmother . Peggy will be deeply missed. She loved to garden and spend time with f amily. She always had a wonder full smile and ability to make you laugh. She is preceded in death by daughter Diana Kay Lancaster , father Joe Price, father Jonas Elmer Lipe and mother Esther Sesta Price. She married Cecil Wayne Lancaster December 28, 1958 in Dallas, Texas. She is survived by husband, Cecil Lancaster of Bridgeport , daughter Vickie ( Jerry) Hayes of Tennessee, son Wayne Lancaster of Bridgeport and sister Linda Griffin of Cedar Creek Lake. Grandchildren Jimmy ( Mandy) Hayes, Scotty ( Sherita) Hayes of Alabama, Lara Lancaster , Tanner ( Brenna) Lancaster of Bridgeport , Miranda Lancaster Vaughn of Houston. Great grandchildren Jasmyne, Rylan, Mackenzie, Xavier Hayes of Alabama and David Saurez Jr . and Coda Lancaster of Bridgeport.