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Donald B. Pritchard

August 26, 2015

Donald B. Pritchard, 84, of Granbury passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Fort Worth.

Service: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. 2015, at the First Christian Church in Granbury.

Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.

Memorials: Pecan Plantation EMS or the First Christian Church Scholarship Fund.

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Janice Leeve Rickards

August 26, 2015

Janice Leeve Rickards of Granbury, 60, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Weatherford.

Memorial service: 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at the Southwest Christian Church, 7101 Trail Lake Dr., Ft. Worth.

Janice was born in Fort Worth on July 14, 1955, to Robert E. and Kathline Hulme Fuller.

Survivors: Brother, Robert Fuller; sister, Sandra Fuller; daughters, Chanum Fuller and Wendy Richardson; sons, Joe Saura and Randal Bagwell; grandchildren, Tommy Richardson, Zack Saura, Isabella Saura, Emilia Saura and numerous long-time friends and extended family.

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Kenneth Watson Coy

August 26, 2015

Kenneth Watson Coy, 49, of Granbury, lost his lengthy battle with cancer and passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Granbury. Visitation, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m., Wiley Funeral Home.

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Kenneth R. Messer

August 26, 2015

Kenneth R. Messer of Granbury returned to his Savior Jesus’ home on Aug. 20. 2015, surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Memorial service: Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Neptune Society in Fort Worth with Chaplain Jerry Bowers officiating.

Ken was born on Jan. 8, 1942, to Virgil and Rose Messer.

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Harold W. Ames

August 26, 2015

Harold W. Ames of Granbury, 94, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at his home in Acton.

Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Acton Baptist Church. Interment: Acton Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Wiley Funeral Home and 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 26, at Acton Baptist Church.

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Velma Byrom Bertch

August 26, 2015

Velma Byrom Bertch, 92, of Lipan passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Winters.

Service: 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan.

Velma was born on Nov. 1, 1922, in Snyder, Oklahoma to O.L. and Amy Hallmark Cooper.

She loved to sew, crochet and embroider.

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Mary Ruth Bolen Thomason

August 26, 2015

Mary Ruth Bolen Thomason of Granbury, 94, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at her residence.

Graveside services: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, Mount Marion Cemetery in Strawn, with Rev. Jerry Bowers officiating.

She was born on March 23, 1921 in Strawn, the daughter of Willie Everet Bolen and Stella Bolen.

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Byron Wellington Duke

August 26, 2015

Byron Wellington Duke of Granbury, 52, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Granbury.

Memorial Services: a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Granbury. Inurnment: DFW National Cemetery, Sept. 18, 2015 at 3:15 p.m.

Byron was born Dec. 26, 1962 in Logansport, Indiana to Richard and Dottie Duke.

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Miguel Garcia

August 26, 2015

Miguel Alexander Garcia, 35, of Granbury went to his heavenly home on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

Memorial Service: 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Stonewater Church in Glen Rose.

Miguel was born Oct. 25, 1979. He was a diligent worker for Zachry Industrial for nine years. He was a wonderful husband and father who loved to take his family on adventures.

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Howard Perkins Smith

August 22, 2015

Howard Perkins Smith

Howard Perkins Smith, formerly of Granbury, born Aug. 23, 1912 in Springtown, died Aug. 16, 2015 in Abilene at 102 years 51 weeks.

Howard was the middle son of Joe and Lela Smith. Reared in Springtown, he received an AA from Weatherford College-1931 and his BBA from UT-1933.

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