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Virgil Gardner

March 15, 2014

Virgil Gardner of Granbury, 86, passed away to our heavenly Father on March 8, 2014.

Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Our Savior Lutheran Church.

Virgil was born to Leo and Pauline Gardner in Pravieberg, Iowa. He worked as a farm helper all through his early life until he became an usher at the local Moore Theater as well as setting bowling pins and attending school.

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Virginia Daugherty

March 15, 2014
Virginia Daugherty

Virginia Daugherty of Granbury, born March 4, 1928, and died March 6, 2014, in Granbury.

Service: 10 a.m. graveside service, Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Curtis Cemetery in Weatherford, followed by a Celebration of Life and visitation with the family at the First Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall), 300 W. Bridge St., Granbury at 11:30 a.m.

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Donald Lee Simpson

March 15, 2014

Donald Lee Simpson of Granbury, 61, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Granbury.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wiley Funeral Home. No services are planned at this time.

Donald was born Jan. 26, 1953, in Coldwater, Kan., to Edward Jeferson Simpson and Martha Jan Fowler Simpson. Donald loved to go fishing and enjoyed listening to rock-n-roll music.

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David Franklin ‘Frank’ Howeth

March 15, 2014
David Franklin ‘Frank’ Howeth

David Franklin “Frank” Howeth, 80, passed into heaven on March 8, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held at Mountain Valley Funeral Home in Joshua, on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 2 p.m. Interment will be at George’s Creek Cemetery in Glen Rose following the service.

Frank was born January 20, 1934, in Fort Spunky, Texas, to Garland Melvin Howeth and Lola Mariah Barker Howeth.

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Mary Grimes

March 12, 2014
Mary Grimes

Mary Grimes of Granbury, 54, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Fort Worth.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Wiley Funeral Home.

Mary was born Dec. 23, 1959, in Fort Worth, to Virgil and Mary Frances McClanahan Scriven. She married Arnold Grimes, June 25, 1988, in Fort Worth.

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James H. ‘Slim’ Curry

March 12, 2014
James H. ‘Slim’ Curry

James H. “Slim” Curry of Granbury, 88, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in Granbury.

Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at Holly Hills Mausoleum Chapel in Granbury. Burial: Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Memorials: Mission Hospice or Trinity Mission.

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Garrett Allen Hults

March 12, 2014
Garrett Allen Hults

Garrett Allen Hults of Granbury, 82, of Granbury, died March 5, 2014.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Holly Hills Memorial Park. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Granbury.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Wounded Warriors.

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Jack Aldyn Holmes

March 12, 2014
Jack Aldyn Holmes

Jack Aldyn Holmes of Granbury, 76, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in Granbury.

Cremation service with military honors will be held at a later date at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.

Jack was retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after having served 19 1/2 years.

Survivors: Sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Jim Foos; niece, Magen Foos; caregiver and friend, Bobbie Moore and his special friends at The Oaks of Granbury.

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Lon L. Amason

March 12, 2014

Lon L. Amason of Granbury, 79, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Granbury.

Funeral service with Charles Kuhn officiating were planned Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Breckenridge. Interment will follow in Moran Cemetery.

Lon L. Amason was born on Oct.

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Maggie McKee Umphress

March 1, 2014

Maggie McKee Umphress of Granbury, 88, passed away peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2014.

She was born Sept. 4, 1926 in Granbury and spent her life in this area.

A memorial was held in her honor Sunday, Feb. 24 at her estate.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Umphress and her three sisters Lucille Marshall , Maxie Knight and Viola Umphress.

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