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.

Richard Wayne Garner Sr.

OBITUARY   Mr. Richard Wayne Garner Sr., son of the late Ullus Murphy Garner and Mabel Joy Nichol was born October 10, 1946 in Columbus, Georgia. At an early age he moved to Dallas, TX and made Texas home ever since.   Mr. Garner lived a generous spirit filled life with a magnetic personality, he was loved by many. Richard loved his family and friends relentlessly and his life and influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew him. He peacefully departed this life Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at his home of 22 years in Bedford, TX.   His life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children: Son Richard Garner Jr. of Frisco TX, Daughter Christine Garner and son-in-law Monty Amador of Dallas TX, Daughter Kelley Cummings of Hurst TX, Son Brian Culver and daughter-in-law Amy Culver of Haslet TX, seven grandchildren, one great grandchild; Brother, David Garner and sister-in-law Beth Garner of Pleasant Grove TX; and four beloved nephews Wallace, Richard, Darren “Chance” and Danial Garner. A celebration of life will be held Wednesday September 12, at 11:00 A.M. at the Milestone Church, 201 Mount Gilead Rd. in Keller, Texas. Floral tributes may be sent to the church.   WORDS OF APPRECIATION Our hearts have been made to rejoice during the illness and passing of our loved one by the many acts of kindness extended to our family. Your prayers and all expressions of love and sympathy are greatly appreciated. May God’s blessings of peace and love continue with you forever.  

Phuoc Le Duong

Agathe Phuoc Duong, 64, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2018.  Phuoc was born and raised in Vietnam. Following the Vietnam war, she moved to France and then to Fort Worth, Texas.  Phuoc was a devoted house wife and loving mother to four children. She is survived by daughters, Phuong Ybarra and husband, Rolando Ybarra and Huong Morgan and husband, John Paul Morgan; son, Longdien Le and wife, Megan Le and Jacqueline Duong Nguyen and husband, Michael Nguyen; and grandchildren, MaiLe Ybarra, Oliver Morgan, Maisy Morgan, Phoenix and Ronin Le.

Patricia Ann Ivy

Patricia Ann Ivy, beloved mother, passed away at a nursing home on August 11, 2018. She was 79 years old. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 21, 1938, Pat was the only child of Clarence and Charlcye Tubbs. Pat grew up in Woden, TX about 15 miles from Nacogdoches. She attended business college and moved to Houston to start her career as a secretary. In 1960, she married Earl Cooper Ivy, and they had a son, Robert, the following year. In 1983, Pat moved to Fort Worth, TX and retired from Lockheed Martin in 1998. Pat was a passionate traveler and spent much of her retirement seeing the world. She has been everywhere from Paris, France to the Great Wall of China. She was a wonderful mother, loving friend, and will be missed. Please go to youtube.com and type in “Patricia Ivy Tribute” to see a video of her life.

Frances Gail Libbey

It is with sadness but also Great Joy that we announce that Frances Gail Libbey got to have the BEST DAY of her life and do the Happy Dance with her Savior Jesus Christ August 5th 2018. She left her earthly body peacefully in her home after a stubborn but courageous fight with breast cancer. She was born in 1938 to her parents Gerald Allen George and Lorraine Agnes George in Santa Maria CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, and oldest son David Allen Libbey. Survived by her son Brian Libbey, Tamara Libbey Munson and her husband Thomas Greene Munson. Her grandchildren Curtis Allen Libbey and his wife Regina, Leslie Ryann Libbey, Erech Christopher Libbey,  Loni Deanna Libbey, and Tessa Leigh Munson. Great grandchildren Nevaeh Brooke Libbey, Hunter Wayne Hill, Iscis Blaire Libbey, and Isabeau Athena Libbey. She loved her family and the beach. She missed her siblings Patricia Flory, Joe George, Gerry Tissue, and Duane George, and aunts and uncles in California which truly was her REAL home. Frances went back home as often as she could. Mom worked very hard her whole life, and did her best to keep her children (and then grandchildren) on the right path. She enjoyed being there for all family events. Always tried to be there for family and friends. If she had a bad day you wouldn’t know. She would always put on a smile and try to brighten your day. Fran really enjoyed sending cards of love, encouragement and blessings to MANY family members, close friends and acquaintances. The post office and Hallmark cards are going to feel a drop in revenue. She also liked to give and receive hugs. She would say “Hugs are good for both people and there free, why keep them?” A viewing will be held to laugh and remember at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 N. Sylvania on Thursday August 9th 2018 We Love You and are Happy for you Frances!! But were going to miss You

Larry Dwayne McClathey

It is with great sadness that we announce that our loved one Larry Dewayne McClatchey, 67 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Rowlett, Texas. Larry was born in Fort Worth, Texas on January 28, 1951 to Ocie Lee Reese and Silas McClatchey. He grew up in Comanche, Texas on a farm which he loved. Larry was a truck driver and loved traveling all over the US, he would always come home baring gifts to all his children, nieces and nephews. He loved to gamble and stop at the casinos and play the lotto, he would say if you don’t play you can’t win. Larry was survived by his daughter’s Sonja McClatchey, Melissa McClatchey and son’s Dewayne McClatchey and Robert McClatchey and daughter-in-law Sashien McClatchey. Grandchildren Ashley, Becca, Della, David, Jacob, Lyndsey, Karen, Mylissa, Nadia, Landen and Ilene. Great Grandchildren Natalie, Victoria and Hezakia. Also survived by sisters Linda Bell and Loretta Adams and many nieces and nephews. Larry was proceeded in death by his mother Ocie Lee Reese and father Silas McClatchey and son Vance McClatchey and daughter Michelle Louise McClatchey. He will be greatly missed and always remembered and loved. Family service will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018 to celebrate his life and love.

Max Ray Casteel

Max Ray Casteel of Watauga passed away Thursday July 19, 2018. He was born May 3, 1949, in Dallas, Texas and was preceded in death by his daughters, Chandra And Michelle Casteel, his son, Michael Casteel, his mother, Mary Jo, his father, Pleasant, and his brother, Calvin David. Max’s laughter, wit, and sense of humor will be greatly missed. Heavens Chief Financial Officer is on notice that Max intends to take it with him and will expect a strict accounting for every cent! He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Casteel, sisters, Joann, Frances, Janie, Wanda, Kathy, Betty, Ruthy and  many nieces and nephews and countless friends. Visitation will be held on Monday July 23, 2018 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Alpine Funeral Home, 2300 N. Sylvania Ave. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday July 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery, 5725 Colleyville Blvd.

Steven Allen Schmidt

A man with a heart of Gold!Steve Allen Schmidt Sr. was born on April 29, 1956 in Barstow,California, and sadly passed away on July 13, 2018 at his home inTexas.Proceeded in death by his parents Joseph (Pinky) S. Schmidt Sr. andMary C. (Stevenson) Schmidt  of Watauga, Texas.Survived by Two brothers Joseph (Joe) Schmidt Jr. of Texas, andKenneth (Kenny) Schmidt of Texas.Estranged wife Esther (Hokett) BenjaminThree children, Mary J. Hough of Kansas, Steven Allen Schmidt Jr. ofTexas, Bradley Adam Schmidt of Texas.He has four grandchildren, Shyanna Sorenson of Missouri, Devin Hohnerof Kansas, Aurora Schmidt of Texas, and Raina Schmidt of Kansas. Heas well has Three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Tymberlynn, Lillyth(Lilly) Sorenson of Missouri.Steve was known as a hard working man. He moved to Salina, Kansas as achild and grew up there. He worked for (Westinghouse) for 10 yearswithout a day missed, and was known by his co-workers assmiley-smitty. He later moved to Watauga, Texas working for the familybusiness,(Industrial Saw & Grinding), that his father originallystarted up in Salina, Kansas then moved it to Watauga, Texas. were heworked until his retirement. While working for Industrial Saw andGrinding, he had moved his residence to Richland Hills, Texas, wherehe lived for several years. Then moved his residence to Weatherford,Texas to start his retirement years looking at the view from his frontporch that he loved and admired. He was hoping to move to Arkansas tospend his retirement years, but sadly that was taken from him beforehe could make it there.His kids were the most important priority of his life and would doanything he could for them. He was the best father anyone could everask for!  Steve was always there for his kids, and others.Steve was very selfless and simple man! As he said many of times, (Aslong as he had a roof over his head, a shit bucket, a source of waterand a solar panel, was all he needed to survive)! He always said hedidn’t need any Foo Foo stuff in his life!Steve was like a dad to everyone, his door was always open to othersready to give advice or lend an ear or shoulder!  Always had a smilefor everyone with plenty of stories to tell, trying to make everyonelaugh!He is already missed and will forever be in our hearts forever. He hassuch a heart of gold and helped out those in need.  He will be missedby all!