Marjorie Eller

Marjorie (Marge) Eller, 92, has moved to Heaven!!! She was born on August 10,1929 in Borger, TX to James & Opal (Frysinger) Mixon. Marge died on November 30,2021 after long fight with breast cancer in North Richland Hills, TX. She endured hard physical labor on the family farm West of Lubbock, TX. Marge lost a brother to polio & another brother during WW2. After graduating from Whitharral High School & Lubbock Business College, she wed Jack Eller on October 7, !949 & remained married until his death on January 3, 2006 (56 years). Marge loved to eat, socialize, play dominoes & cards, spoiling her daughter’s dog, Oscar & especially League Bowling. She was very competitive, but never let losing spoil her day. Marge loved going on bus trips to different cities for bowling tournaments. In August, 2016, Marge moved to North Richland Hills, TX to be closer to her children. At age 87, she continued league bowling three times a week like she had done in Lubbock for over fifty years. Only the Chinese Pandemic stopped her bowling endeavors. Marge is survived by daughter, Beverly Ann Eller Campbell & husband Terry, Breckenridge, TX; son Mike Eller & wife Karin, Ft Worth, TX; sister Betty Mixon Horton, Andrews, TX & numerous nieces, nephews & dear friends. Informal Celebration of Life on Saturday, December 18, 2021, 2-4PM at Broadway Funeral Directors, 1901 Broadway, Lubbock. No flowers, please donate American Cancer Society.

Hebrew Dixon, Jr.

August 26, 1952 – November 24, 2021 Hebrew Dixon, Jr., of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina to the late Hebrew Dixon, Sr. and Carrie Lee Brown Dixon. He is survived by loved ones who will miss him. The family is extremely proud of the person he was and the life he lived. It is the desire of the family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Flowers, notes, pictures, and words of kindness will gladly be accepted. *A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 10th at 6 PM at New Day Deliverance (1010 J Clyde Morris Blvd 23602). **Burial service will be held on December 14th at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery (2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy 75211).

Goldie Jane Wyrick

Wyrick, Goldie Jane; 88, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 26, 2021 at Remarkable Healthcare. She was born July 18, 1933 in Ripley, MS.   Goldie lived a very fulfilled life and was surrounded by people that she loved. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, visiting with family and friends and the occasional day trip to Winstar.   Goldie is survived by her sons Richard Smith and his wife Essie of Fort Worth TX, Eddie Smith and his wife Lesta of Poolville TX and Randy Smith and his wife Laura of Wilson OK. She was also the very proud Memaw to 13 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.   Goldie was predeceased by her son Terry Smith and her husband James Wyrick.   A visitation will be held Wednesday December 8, 2021 from 6-8pm at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 N Sylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76111. Graveside service will be held Thursday December 9, 2021 @ 1pm at Prairie Mound Cemetery in Argyle, TX.

Jerry Glenn Martin Jr.

J.J. as he was called, was born on Tuesday, August 5, 1975 in Fort Worth, Texas. He passed away at the age of 46 in his home in Haltom City, Texas on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Survived by his daughter: Kaylie McShan. Father and Wife: Jerry and Judi Martin. Mother and Husband: Nelda and Steve Kimball. Stepfather: David Stephens. Sisters: Jenell Thornton, Corby Martin and Katelyn Saenz. Stepbrother: Taylor Stockum. Nephew: Hank Thornton. Nieces:  Raegan Keasler and Serena Saenz. Along with many other family members and friends. J.J. was a jack of all trades, with the ability to fix or build anything. He was always there to give a helping hand no matter what. J.J. loved the outdoors. He would either be fishing, driving the boat on the lake, hunting, or gathered around the bonfire. One of his other passions was bowling. J.J. received countless numbers of achievements in leagues and tournaments that include perfect score 300 games. Those that truly knew J.J.; knew that he was the biggest teddy bear with a huge heart that loved his nephew and nieces like they were his own. He was their protector and made a huge impact in their lives. He will be deeply missed by everyone. J.J. is preceded in death by his son Kolt Garrett Martin.  Visitation will be held on Friday, December 3rd at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 N. Sylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76111 from 6pm to 8pm.

Leonardo R. Valdez

Lee, as he was called, was born on Nov 6, 1953 in San Angelo Tx. Passed away in Ft Worth Tx on Oct 21, 2021 Survived by his children: son Moses, and wife, Dadrian Valdez, from Ft Worth Tx.  Daughter Dilaliah, and Richard Garza. From Watauga tx. Son, Luke Valdez. He had 4 grandchildren.  Sister Maria and husband Ronnie Melendez, from Ft Worth Tx. Sister Anita and husband Emilio Banda from Watauga Tx. Brother Albert, and wife Margarita Valdez. Deceased parents, Pete and Catarina Valdez from Mineral Wells Tx. Brother Daniel Valdez from Weatherford Tx. Brother Salome Valdez from Mineral Well Tx. Sister Tina Guzman from Mineral wells tx. Juan Valdez from Laredo Tx Sister Della Hernandez from Ft Worth Tx. He had numerous nieces  and nephews. He love all kinds of music. He loved getting together With family and friends. He loved to travel. He took pride in his job as a painter. Making beat up cars look like new. His last job was painting Aircraft. He was loved by many people. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again ,even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him. 1 Thessalonian 3:12

Anita Brownlee Bond

Anita Brownlee Bond was born in Myra Texas on September 27, 1936, and passed away on November 8, 2021.  She is survived by her daughter, Karen Isbell and husband Jerry, grand sons Eric Isbell and Darren Isbell, great granddaughter Adelynn Isbell, brother Weldon Brownlee and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby D Bond, son Bobby J Bond, mother Pearl Goodwin, step-father Paul Goodwin, father Cleo Brownlee and sister Billie Lemons. Anita loved the Lord and spent several years doing missionary work, traveling to Costa Rica and Ghana, spreading the word of God and helping in hospitals, sharing her nursing skills.  She was a nurse for over 40 years. She loved to quilt and sew.  Her favorite person was her great granddaughter, Addie Rae. Visitation will be November 18, 2021 at the Alpine Funeral Home from 5 to 8 pm. Graveside services will be at Restland in Dallas on November 19, 2021 at 11 am.

Venessa Rae Bryson

Venessa Rae Bryson was born and resided in Fort Worth Texas. Venessa is survived by her parents; Linda DeWeese and Robert Tischler; her children David Rogers, Leigh Greer, Jennifer Sellers, Waylon Bryson, Rachel Sellers; Her grandchildren; Bella Rogers, Raiden Rogers, Breanna Atchley, Jacob McGuffin, Isaac Bayazeed, the Vega children, Nathan and Presleigh Bryson, Lydia Sellers and Kane Withrow; her siblings; Vicki Tischler, Theresa Tischler, Angie Simpson, Shane Tischler; Her nieces; Alishia Tischler, Jessica Tischler, among multiple niece and nephews. Venessa was born May 8th, 1964 and passed away October 17th, 2021 at the age of 57. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her along with her beloved dog Duke. Venessa enjoyed being outdoors whether it be riding her motorcycle, gardening or just hanging out with friends or family going to lake and loved to just have fun and be silly! Venessa was always very neighborly and was always willing to lend a hand to those who needed it especially to the elderly community. She always had a soft spot for the elderly. Venessa was also always referred to as the mom to many growing up. She always knew and taught us the way of the world. She didn’t sugar coat anything, what you seen is what ya got! Venessa might have been rough and tough on the outside but deep down had a tender heart. Memorial Service will be held on November 29th at 2:00 PM at The Grace Place, 5950 S. Collins St. Arlington 76018

LINDA MARIE BARNEY

LINDA MARIE BARNEY Friday March 13th, 1959 – Monday November 2nd, 2021   Linda was born on March 13, 1959 in Oswego, New York.   Linda was a loving mother, grandmother and wife. She loved spending time with her family and she always had a smile on her face and joy in her heart. Linda was always supportive of her friends and family. Linda impacted people’s lives with her loving and caring spirit. She will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved her.   Linda is Preceded in death by her daughter Carla Bodessa, brother Robert Barney and her parents Truman and Ethel Barney.   Linda is survived by her husband, Rick Picaso; Daughters, Angela Brown and husband Jason East, Brandi McClain and husband Nicholas Lucas; Grandchildren, Carla Marie Helms, Lilly Melonie Helms, Bobbie Kavanagh, Jakob Hawkins, Dakota Askins, Jaden Hawkins;

Darrell Wayne Cline

Darrell Wayne Cline was born in Ft. Worth, TX on November 16, 1948 and passed away on October 27, 2021. He graduated from Haltom High School in 1968 and was married to Gay Bedford on August 30, 1969. They had 2 lovely daughters, Kim and Shonda. He loved the teaching of the Word of God, and his aim was to draw closer to the Lord by reading, meditating and just believing what the Word says. Even though he didn’t have good eyesight, he and his wife studied the Bible every morning before starting their day. He loved his family and spent lots of time with his 5 grandchildren. Darrell was known for lagging behind to talk to strangers almost everywhere he went. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Carrie Cline of Haltom City. Survivors include his devoted of 52 years, Gay; Children: Kim (husband Luis), Shonda (husband Josh), Grandchildren: Alisa, Kyra, Britton, Daniella, and Sebastian. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International who distribute Bibles all over the world, including the US. https://www.sendtheword.org

Debra Lee Franklin

Debra Lee Franklin March 9, 1954-October 27, 2021   “Some people only walk this earth for a short time. Their departure reminds us that angels are watching over us. Last week, Debra Franklin rejoined her heavenly family and gained her wings. Debra was a compassionate spirit whose passion was caring for others. Her dream was to minister to the hurting and in my opinion, she did all this just by being herself and sending her encouragement to everyone in her path. Debra is survived by her brother Kenneth and wife Dianne Franklin, daughters Elisha and husband Shane Shelley, Samantha Nowell-Davis, her Beloved Grandchildren, Shyanne and Chris Garcia, Shayla Pecero, Kalub Nowell, Emerald Shelley,  Mah’Licah Clark JR and Noah Clark JR. Her Great grandchildren are Nicholas-Jacob Garcia, Carlos-Miguel Garcia and Yona Garcia. Her funeral will be a private ceremony for family members and friends at the Fort Worth Anglers Club 6614 Sandy Beach Rd. Azle, Texas 76020