Christopher Michael Reed

Christopher Michael Reed passed away Thursday December 13th, 2018 after a long battle with depression at the age of 45. He was born in Houston Texas on February 15th 1973, to Susan Blanchard-Webb and Danny Eugene Reed. Christopher was a graduate of the Haltom High School class of 1991. He was a loving father. Christopher loved movies, TV Shows, Music, and Games. He is survived by his Mother Susan Webb, his Brother Jeffrey David Reed, His son Kenneth Reed, 2 Half-sisters, Andrea and Jessica and a Half-brother Daniel, a Step sister Krissy, and a step nephew Tyler. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. He loved fiercely everyone that was around him, including all of his friends. Most of all he loved his son, and spent countless hours telling everyone how much he loved his son. He will be interred at DFW National Cemetery (2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211) on January 10th, 2020 at 1PM. All of his pain and suffering has now passed, and he has gone to a new and better place where he can be free. In lieu of flowers please donate to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

Nancy Fay Griffin

Nancy Fay Griffin of Saginaw, TX age 70 passed away peacefully in her sleep, Friday December 6, 2019. Nancy was born In Ft. Worth Texas on October 29,1949. She was raised in Bluemound, Tx by her father Harry Huffman and mother Irene Huffman. Nancy married to Drue Griffin February 13, 1970 and remained happily married until Drue’s Death November 8th, 1991. Nancy worked primarily in the banking industry for most of her life. She served as a facilitator of the Widowed Persons Service of Tarrant County for 25 years. She also managed the country western band, The Midnight Wranglers. She spent her free time enjoying her many grandchildren’s various activities. But one of her favorite things to do was going dancing every chance she was able. She is survived by 3 Siblings Walter Huffman, Ann Holland, and Patsy Richardson. Three adult Children Ashli Schwake, Dusty Griffin, Dayna Ratliff and 8 grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren. Along with many acquired children she helped raise. Funeral Service will be held at Keller United Methodist church 1025 Johnson RD, Keller, tx 76248 On December 12, 2019 at 11 A.M.      

Charles Edward Horton

Charles Edward Horton began his life on November 30,1948 in Rosebud, Texas as the fourth child of ten born to Ray Horton and Charlie Mae Whitfield Horton. Charles passed at the age of 70 on November 26, 2019 in Dallas, Texas after a brief battle with brain cancer. Charles attended school in Rosebud, Texas where he graduated from Wilson White High School. He completed his BS in Sociology from West Texas State where he was a cornerback on the famous West Texas State Buffalo football team. He was a proud member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity. As a lifelong learner, Charles continued to follow his passion as an avid reader and studying real estate, city planning, urban development and local politics. Charles was always called to serve whatever community he encountered. He was a committed Pan-Africanist, prison reform advocate, activist, mentor and consultant in Dallas and surrounding communities. As a natural connector, Charles was well suited to sales where he was a successful insurance agent with New York Life in Amarillo, Texas. When he moved to Dallas, Texas to be closer to his children and family, he was a successful salesman with Friendly Chevrolet, Goode-Taylor and later spent 29 years with Freeman Honda where he was employed until his passing. Charles was a very proud father to his three children and proud grandfather to his 2 week-old grandson. Family was central to who Charles was and he was a loving son, brother, and uncle and involved member with his large extended family. You could often find Charles referred to as a family member and mentor to his customers, friends and so many people throughout his life. Once you were part of his life you were always in his heart. Charles is preceded in death by his father, Ray Horton and three brothers: Judge Ray Horton, Bobbie Horton and Lewis Horton. Charles leaves cherished memories to his three children: Erika Horton, Eric Rahman Horton (Ronette), Rasul Diop, grandson Ahsyaad Horton and his ex-wife, Atoie Hooks Horton. His mother, Charlie Mae Horton; brothers: Arthur Horton (Sue), Willie Horton (Diane), Raymond Horton (Janice), Max Horton (Janis), sisters: Dr. Annie Horton Barkers, Minister Charlie Horton Cook, and Zelma Horton Scott (Arthur). Numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, a host of cousins, friends and customers. The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. – Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Jeremy Michael Gregg

Jeremy Michael Gregg born August 15,1990. His life was tragically cut short by a motorcycle accident on November 25, 2019. He proudly served his country in the Army and was honorably discharged. He was a loving son, father, husband and brother. He leaves behind his wife Noelle and daughter Daniella, parents; Michael and Gwen Gregg, sister; Brianne (Garrett) and nephew Ethan, brother; Benjamin ( Mariah) nephew and niece Cohen and Willow. He leaves behind special friends John and Cameron. Viewing for friends and family will be Monday December 2,2019 5-7 PM at Alpine Funeral Home. His burial will be Tuesday December 3, 2019 10 am at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Frankie Nell Hewitt

Frankie Nell Kincheloe Hewitt Frankie Nell Kincheloe Hewitt 71, Passed away on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019. She had been bravely battling cancer for the last 3 years and passed away at home in her sleep with family close by. She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. She lived in the Ft Worth, Texas area her whole life. She loved to travel and take trips anywhere she just loved to GO. Her favorite pastimes were spending time with her grandkids and shopping at thrift stores. She would come home so excited to show you her latest “bargain treasure”. She was preceded in death by her husband James R. Hewitt and her parents Evelyn and Roland Kincheloe. She is survived by her; daughter Rhonda A. Jay Greene Son in Law Kevin R. Greene Granddaughter Chelsea N. Burns Granddaughter Mary K. Greene Grandson James R. (Jayme) Greene Son Charles R. Jay Granddaughter Ashley R. Jay Jones Grandson in Law Brandon E. Jones Great Grandson Rylan Z. Jones Sister Kathy L. Kincheloe Greer Brother in Law R. Earl Greer Nephew Roland E. (Reggie) Greer Niece Genevieve F. (Genny) Greer Gonzalez Along with many other cousins and great nieces and great nephews all of whom she loved so dearly. The Chapel Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday December 5, 2019 at Alpine Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Skyvue Cemetery.

Kimberly Ellen Rasberry

Kimberly Ellen Rasberry, 59, of Watauga, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 17,2019. Kim, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, was born on March 6, 1960 at Harris Methodist Hospital downtown where her mother was a registered nurse. She was the baby of three children of George and Barbara Bishop and grew up in the North Richland Hills area. As a child, Kim loved playing with her Barbie Dolls. She attended the Sears School of Charmers in 1969 and went to Smithfield Elementary, Watauga Junior High which is now Watauga Middle School, and attended Richland High School. She enjoyed singing in the school choirs. Kim worked in the retail industry until 2018. She loved her sister dearly as well as her family and her animals. Kim is survived by her three Sons Kristopher Wills and wife Beth, Michael Wills , and Mitchell Simmons and partner Brittany; two Daughters Leslie Mullins and husband Mark (Tony), and Lorie Simmons; her Sister Debi Locke and husband Lance; 7 grandchildren, plus 3 grandchildren she considered her own; and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and many other loved ones. Kim joins her Father and Mother George and Barbara Bishop, and Brother Stephen Bishop in heaven. Celebration of Life will be held at Alpine Funeral Home in Fort Worth Texas on Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

Janice Smith

Janice Smith was born on 2/19/47 and passed away on 10/31/19. A beloved wife, an extremely good mother, a big sister and most of all the greatest Momo ever. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Paul, her father Troy Pennington, mother Mattie Smith, brothers Buddy Pennington and Von Ray Pennington. Survived by 1 brother Gary Pennington and wife Debra daughters Penny Cortner, Heather Smith Banks, Ashlynn Brooke, and son Robert Miller. A very beloved Momo to 10 grandkids 2 great grandbabies with another great grandbaby to be arriving soon. Paul Bearer’s to honor her today are Chase Vincent, Chance Vincent, Todd Pennington, Heath McDowell and Daniel Rayes Graveside Service will be held November 8, 2019 at 2:30 P.M. at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville, Tx.

James Dale Kennemer

James Dale Kennemer was born March 30, 1945 in Reno, Nevada. Dale completed his mission on this earthly plain, and passed away November 1, at 1:40 AM, in the year of our Lord 2019. He is preceded in death by his father Jimmie Don Kennemer and his mother Irlene Kennemer. Dale is survived by his wife Kathleen Marie Kennemer, one brother and his spouse, Paul and Kimberly Kennemer, one sister and her spouse Michael and Karen Burchfield. Dale is also survived by five children Carrie, Katrina, David, Sara and Rachel, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, 8 nieces and nephews and many friends and extended family members. Dale was a highly decorated Vietnam veteran. He flew gunship helicopters in the Vietnam War. Upon his return to the US, Dale continued his life of service; helping others, rescuing many, leading an army of family members through many difficult times. Near the end of his life, Dale met Kathleen, they married and enjoyed the last season of his life; fishing, watching old movies, and practicing Tai Chi together. Kathleen was the constant support and companion through cancer treatments, and in those last weeks in the intensive care unit. She made sure, to the last moment of his life, that he was not alone. Dale loved many things, none more than flying. In his final moments, Dale wished out loud that he could return to the sky and fly one more time. His family is happy to report that Dale has been granted that wish. Dale’s graveside ceremony and burial will be: Friday, November 8, 2019 Graveside Service starts promptly at 10 am (please come early around 9:45) Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas, TX 75211

Johnny Hernandez Puente

Johnny Hernandez Puente Fort Worth, Texas February 8, 1951-October 30, 2019 Johnny Hernandez Puente; 69 died peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019. Service; Monday, November 4th, 6 p.m. at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 N. Sylvania Ave. Fort Worth TX. 76111 Born on February 8, 1951 in Cameron Texas; the son of Clarence and Pauline Puente. Johnny spent his youth in Cameron where his heart remained until the the day of his passing. Preceded in death by his parents, Loving Grandparents Valentin and Susanna Hernandez, Sisters; Martina Cortez, Twin, Juanita Cepeda, Susie Feliz Rodriguez; brothers, Fred Puente, Robert Puente, Rudy Puente all of Fort Worth, Henry Gomez of Modesto CA. Survivors: Son: Rick Ronquillo-Puente, grandchildren, LeAhna Kira Les Shea and Juan Francisco; Sisters; Dolores Smith, Rosa Bosquez of Fort Worth, Carmen Valerio of Watauga, Sarah Patino of Saginaw, Ophelia Silver (Mickey) of Brooklet GA; and Connie Paiz of Haslet Tx; Brother, Raymond Puente of Fort Worth; several loving Nieces and Nephews. Johnny had a way of showing his family love not only by actions but also by his words. He wouldn’t miss an oportunity as he walked away from you with an “I Love You Baby”. He was playfully funny and enjoyed reminicing about family and childhood memories.

Mrs. Shirley L. Warren

Mrs. Shirley L. Warren, Age 84, of Haltom City, Texas passed early Sunday morning October 27, 2019. She was born December 26th, 1934 in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Eloise Watson and Erwin Herns. Shirley was preceded in death by her first husband William W. Brown Sr, second husband Clarence E. Warren Sr, and two sons William W. Brown Jr, and Russ A. Brown. She worked many years supporting her family until she retired at the age of 71. Her favorite pastime was crocheting beautiful handmade blankets, shawls, gloves, hats or sweaters for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. It was a real passion of hers. Shirley was part of a large blended family and survived by many children and their spouses, Sharon Ross and her three children Tracy, Jeremy and Sean. William Jr’s two sons, William 3rd and Wesley. Rebecca Johnson and her five children Jessica, Sandra, Jennifer, Clifford Jr. and Shawn. Delinda and Bob Cowen and their five children Christina, James, Alysha, April and Casey. Kaye and Dennis Averitt and their two children Crystal and Matthew. Eugene and Amanda Warren and their three children Chance, Sara and Corbin. Elizabeth and Scott Adams and their two Children Brandon and Brittany. Kathy and Craig Collins and their child Heaven. Mark and Lauren Warren and their two children Tara and Hailey. Shirley leaves many grandchildren, their spouses, and great grandchildren who knew her as “Granny, Nanny or Grandma Shirley” and loved her dearly. She will be missed…..