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Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 19:05:01 -0500

>Saul Gresky
>FORT WORTH - Saul Gresky, 64, a manager of personnel operations at Tandy
>Corporation, died Tuesday at a local hospital.
>Funeral: Noon today at Robertson Mueller Harper Funeral Home. Burial:
>Ahavath Sholom Cemetery. Rabbi Sidney Zimelman will officiate.
>Bearers of Mr. Gresky's casket: Marvin Seltzer, Theodore Seltzer, Howard
>Seltzer, Andrew Seltzer, Alex Seltzer, Blair Seltzer, Bob Archenhold and
>Dick Rose.
>Honorary bearers: Charlie Levine, James Dannen, George Berger, Len
>Jeff Bland, Bob Miller and Steve Goldberg.
>Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to M.D. Anderson
>Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston 77030-4095, or Rabbi Sidney
>Discretionary Fund c/o Congregation Ahavath Sholom, 4050 S. Hulen, Fort
>Worth 76109.
>Saul Gresky was born July 3, 1932, in New York City, N.Y. He was a devoted
>and beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He was a manager of
>personnel operations with Tandy Corp. He previously held positions as a
>buyer, district manager and regional manager.
>His accomplishments with the company include 43 years of devoted and
>dedicated service. He was also active in Tarrant County Relocation
>He was the 1993 recipient of the first Serve the Server award for
>service in support of those who sell a service. In May 1993, he received a
>40-year award for 40 years of service.
>He also received awards from the Tarrant County Relocation Council in 1994
>for dedicated service to the Tarrant Country Relocation Service Board of
>Directors and from the Collin County Chapter of the Women's Council of
>Realtors on Nov. 18, 1994, in appreciation for sharing commitment with the
>company. His most notable award: While serving as chairman and treasurer
>Tarrant County Relocation Council, he was given the first Saul Gresky
>for excellence in service in the relocation service industry in 1996.
>He also performed in numerous plays in Community Theatre and helped direct
>plays at Southwest High School. That was his biggest thrill. He loved
>baseball but his greatest love was his family.
>May he always be remembered by his favorite motto: "The world to me is my
>family and my family to me means the world."
>Survivors: Wife, Yetta Seltzer Gresky of Fort Worth; sons and their wives,
>Barry Lewis Gresky and his wife, Marsa, of Fort Worth, and Todd Gresky and
>his wife, Gwen, of Houston; daughter, Ilene Gresky and her fiance, James
>Dannen, of Houston; grandchildren, Blair, Elisha, Shayna and Brent Gresky;
>and nephew and niece, Howard and Daisy Seltzer of Fort Worth. Robertson
>Mueller Harper 1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
>William E. Harvey
>ARLINGTON - William Estle Harvey, 68, a retired AT&T installer, died
>in Arlington.
>Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Restland Wildwood Chapel in Restland
>Memorial Park. Burial: Restland Memorial Park.
>William Estle Harvey was born June 2, 1928, in Vernon. He retired from
>after 38 years' service. He was an avid chili cooker.
>Mr. Harvey was preceded in death by a son, Bruce, and his parents, David
>Estle and Gladys Mildred Harvey.
>Survivors: Wife, Donna Harvey of Arlington; sons, Bryan and Sonny
>daughter, Tina Caldwell; brothers, Bobby, Jerry and Ronnie Harvey; sister,
>Helen Crawford of Fort Worth; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
>Restland Funeral Home Dallas, (972) 238-7111
>Earnest F. Hodge
>FORT WORTH - Earnest Faye Hodge, 56, died Jan. 9 at a local hospital.
>Funeral: None scheduled. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.
>Earnest Hodge was born Jan. 21, 1940, in Fort Worth. She was a member of
>Greater Hope Baptist Church. She attended Our Mother of Mercy and G.W.
>She was preceded in death by her parents, Artis and Pauline Powell H.
>Johnson, and by a daughter, Diane Hodge. She was reared by her stepfather,
>J.D. Johnson.
>Survivors: Special friend, Hardy Mitchell; stepbrothers, Richard Bryant
>Robert Lee Bryant; and stepdaughters, Joyce Payton and Mary Wilson of
>Atlanta, Ga. Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors 4000 Miller Ave.,
>J.E. Isley
>CLEBURNE - J.E. Isley, 52, a retired roofer, died Monday at a Cleburne
>nursing home.
>Funeral: None scheduled.
>J.E. Isley was born July 3, 1944, inRudledge, Tenn.
>Survivors: Son, Steve Isley of Cleburne; brother, Bob Isley of Tennessee;
>sisters, Peggy Roache of Tennessee, Evelyn Snyder of California,Imagene
>Quaglia of Texas and Janet Crabtree of Kentucky; and several nieces and
>nephews. Baumgardner Funeral Home 3704 Highway 377 S., 731-8400
>Tom O. Lee
>BRECKENRIDGE - Tom O. Lee, 87, a roustabout and a farmer, died Monday at a
>local hospital.
>Funeral: 10 a.m. today at Melton Funeral Home. Burial: Woodson Cemetery.
>Tom O. Lee was born July 27, 1909, in Jack County. Melton Funeral Home
>Breckenridge, (817) 559-3311
>Crystal A. Lilly
>CLEBURNE - Crystal Ann Lilly, 19, a student at Trinity Valley Community
>College in Athens, Texas, died Sunday in Fort Worth.
>Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Cleburne. Burial: Rose
>Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield
>Funeral Home.
>Memorials: Music Ministry, First Baptist Church in Cleburne.
>Crystal Ann Lilly was born Dec. 8, 1977, in Cleburne.
>Survivors, all of Cleburne: Parents, Joe and Donna Lilly; sisters, Amy
>Giesen and Lacey Lilly; and grandparents, Bill and Marletta Bassinger; and
>grandmother, Mrs. Chester Livingston. Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Cleburne,
>(817) 558-2322
>Louis E. Lutz Sr.
>ARLINGTON, Va. - Louis E. Lutz Sr. died Sunday.
>Funeral: Thursday in Falls Church, Va. Burial: Quantico National Cemetery.
>Survivors: Mr. Lutz was the beloved husband of Pauline E. Lutz of
>Va.; father of Helen M. Wade, L.E. "Bud" Lutz of Fort Worth, Catherine M.
>Karlburg and Paul F. Lutz; brother of James W. Lutz; grandfather of Laura
>Anne Jones of Arlington, Texas, Paul L., Stephanie E., Lydia M., Nellie L.
>and Samuel P. Lutz of Fort Worth, Texas; and great-grandfather of Brendon
>Jones of Arlington, Texas. Murphy Funeral Home Falls Church, Va., (703)
>Marie Lynch
>SPRINGTOWN - Marie Lynch, 85, a homemaker, died Tuesday at home.
>Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home. Minister Mike Washburn
>will officiate. Burial: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
>today at the funeral home.
>Marie Lynch was born Sept. 21, 1911, in the Highland community east of
>Springtown. She was a lifelong Springtown resident and lifelong member of
>First Baptist Church in Springtown.
>Mrs. Lynch was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Lynch, on Dec. 23,
>Survivors: Sons, William Lloyd Lynch of Springtown and Gary L. Lynch of
>Weatherford; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. White's
>Home Springtown, (817) 220-7111
>Zelda Mayfield
>FORT WORTH - Zelda Mayfield, 88, a homemaker, died Sunday in White
>Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
>Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
>Zelda Mayfield was born Sept. 4, 1908, in Sweetwater.
>She was a member of Rockwood Christian Church.
>Survivors: Brother, John Burson of Fort Worth; sister, Lottie Livesay of
>Fort Worth; granddaughters, Sue Kulaga of Tyler, Donna Eckhardt of Monroe,
>La., Jan Freeman of Acton, Rhonda Moore of North Richland Hills and Sheree
>Yarbarough of Springtown; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
>nephews and friends. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road,
>James L. McPike
>BURLESON - James LeeRoy McPike, 68, a retired yard hauler who had been
>Central Freight Lines for 25 years, died Tuesday at a local hospital.
>Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Burleson. Burial:
>Burleson Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
>James McPike was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Arlington. He was a member of
>Hillcrest Baptist Church in Arlington.
>Survivors: Son, Richard L. McPike of Burleson; daughter and husband, Cindy
>and Mark Sudduth of Burleson; four grandchildren; and two
>great-grandchildren. Laurel Land Funeral Home of Burleson Burleson,
>Betty H. Meece
>FORT WORTH - Betty Hartman Meece, 75, a retired secretary, died Friday at
>Fort Worth hospital.
>Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.
>Greenwood Memorial Park. Rev. John E. Withers will officiate.
>Memorials: Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 9709, Fort Worth, Texas 76147.
>Betty Meece was born March 4, 1921, in Fort Worth.
>She was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth. She was a secretary for Fort
>Worth National Bank for 29 years before her retirement. She was also a
>member of First Presbyterian Church.
>Survivors: Husband, Jim Meece of Fort Worth; sons, Lloyd A. Cowley of
>Bedford and Samuel D. Cowley of Fort Worth; brothers, David L. Hartman of
>Houston and Robert M. Hartman of Oklahoma City, Okla.; grandchildren, Sean
>A. Cowley and Amy A. Cowley; and several nieces and nephews. Thompson's
>Harveson & Cole 702 Eighth Ave., 336-0345
>Peggy H. Morton
>FORT WORTH - Peggy Helen Morton, 66, a homemaker, died Monday at a Fort
>Worth hospital.
>Memorial service: 3 p.m. today at Biggers Funeral Home.
>Memorials: American Diabetes Association, 12850 Spurling Drive Suite 100,
>Dallas, Texas 75230-1258.
>Peggy Helen Morton was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Jefferson City, Mo., and
>lived in this area most of her life. She was a past president of the Fort
>Worth Poodle Club and attended St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.
>Mrs. Morton was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Dale Macias, and a
>daughter, Mrs. Belinda Kelly.
>Survivors: Husband, Mr. Charles Wayne Morton of Fort Worth; sons, Mr. Alex
>Macias of Crowley and Mr. Mark Macias and Mr. Troy Morton, both of Fort
>Worth; daughters, Mrs. Colleen Erickson and Mrs. Barbara Tejada, both of
>Fort Worth; sister, Mrs. Eleanor Hufstedler of Fort Worth; seven
>grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Biggers Funeral Home 7139
>Jacksboro Highway, 237-3341
>Halvor B. Ness
>FORT WORTH - Halvor Bliesner "Bud" Ness, a loving husband, father and
>grandfather, died peacefully at home Monday, Jan. 13, surrounded by his
>family and following a long and valiant battle with cancer.
>Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Officiating: the Rev.
>John H. Tietjen, Th.D., and the Rev. Celene Welch, M.Div. Burial:
>Memorial Park. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
>Bearers of their uncles' and great-uncles' casket will be Craig Level, Jim
>Level, Gary Wigstone, Jay Wigstone, Chris Level and Cameron Level.
>Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Children's Center or a charity of choice.
>Halvor Bliesner "Bud" Ness was born in Primrose Township, Wis., and grew
>in the area settled by his Norwegian great-grandparents. A graduate of
>Olympia Washington High School, he served in the Navy during World War II,
>and received his B.S.M.E. degree from the University of Wisconsin at
>Madison, Wis., in 1948. He came to Fort Worth to accept employment at
>then-Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. as a structures engineer and
>from General Dynamics in 1989, after 41 years of service. He was involved
>the design and development of the B-36, B-58, F-111, F-16 and A-12, as
>as many special projects.
>He had been an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church since 1948, having
>served on several councils and as an usher for many years. He was active
>leadership of Cub and Boy Scouts of America. He was a member and former
>officer of the Troll Hjem Chapter of the Norwegian Society of Texas, and
>together with his wife performed with Leikarringen, the Norwegian folk
>dancers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
>He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Mons I. and Mabel Ness,
>and sister, Ruth Eleanor Ness of New Glarus, Wis.
>Survivors: Wife of 39 years, Iva; son, Richard Ness and his wife, Mandy,
>San Diego, Calif.; daughter, Karen Ness Berning and her husband, David, of
>Fort Worth; sister, Jeanne Gant and her husband, James, of New Glarus;
>grandchildren, Lauren, Wade and Calvin Berning and Caroline Ness; and
>and nephews, Jay Gant and his family of Janesville, Wis., Laurie Gant of
>Clinton, N.Y., David Gant of New Glarus, James Level and his family and
>Craig Level and his family, all of Fort Worth, Jay Wigstone and his family
>of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Gary Wigstone and his family of Birmingham,
>Diane Wigstone of Kona, Hawaii, and Floyd Weatherbee Jr. of Montgomery,
>Robertson Mueller Harper 1500 Eighth Ave., 924-4233
>Tom Penny
>JOSHUA - Tom Penny, 71, a service repairman, died Sunday in Fort Worth.
>Funeral: private. Burial: Greenwood Memorial Park.
>Tom Penny was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Alba. He was preceded in death by
>wife, Eunice, in 1990, and a son, Jerry, in 1986.
>Survivors: Son, Thomas Lynn Penny of Joshua; daughters, Joyce Yocom of
>Joshua and Barbara Dalby of Fort Worth; sisters, Tiny Gibson of McCaully,
>Lucille Patterson of Fort Worth and Eloise Smart of McCaully; nine
>grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100
>White Settlement Road, 336-0584
>Eula M. Pierce
>FORT WORTH - Eula Mae Pierce, 92, a homemaker, died Monday in Fort Worth.
>Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Lake Arlington Baptist Church. Burial: Shannon
>Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 7 to 9 tonight.
>Eula Mae Pierce was born Aug. 9, 1904, in Chisholm. She was a member of
>Arlington Baptist Church.
>Mrs. Pierce was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Pierce, and a
>brother, Preacher Klutts.
>Survivors: Daughter, Mary Jo Dellis of Fort Worth; brothers, Horace Klutts
>of Garland and Jesse Klutts and Ben Klutts, both of Rockwall; sister, Jo
>Huffhines of Richardson; granddaughters, Donna Roberts of Fort Worth and
>Sherry Dellis of Grapevine; and great- grandchildren, Michael Roberts,
>Roberts and Missy Roberts, all of Fort Worth. Shannon Rose Hill Funeral
>Chapel 7301 E. Lancaster Ave., 451-3333
>Publication Date: February 06, 1997
>Source: The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
>Page: 6
>Region: Dallas-Ft. Worth Metro, Texas
>Obituary: Raymond Banks
>FORT WORTH - Raymond Banks, 74, retired, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1997, at
>Fort Worth hospital.
>Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Allen Chapel AME Church. Burial: Avant
>Cemetery. Family hour: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Gregory W. Spencer Funeral
>Raymond Banks was born Aug. 1, 1922, in Teague. He received a degree in
>education from Wiley College. He was a military veteran and had worked in
>the service department of Charlie Hillard Ford Co., Ryno Mazda and General
>Dynamics. He was a steward and in the Male Chorus at Allen Chapel AME
>Mr. Banks was preceded in death by his wife, Corine Banks; four sons; one
>daughter; and his parents, Waymon and Ella Peterson Banks.
>Survivors: Wife, Margaret Banks; six sons, Lawrence Ferrell of Houston and
>Raymond Banks, Marvin Banks, Patrick Banks, Gregory Lamont Banks and
>Williams Banks; daughter, Janett Carter; stepson, Christopher Timms; four
>stepdaughters, Barbara Timms, Tanya Timms, Carla Timms and Alexis Shanks
>Thompson; four brothers, the Rev. Hodge Banks of Dallas, James Banks,
>Banks and Lee Banks; sister, Annie C. Johnson; 40 grandchildren; and six
>great-grandchildren. Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors 4000 Miller
>Louise A. Bond
>FORT WORTH - Louise Alva Bond, 71, a medical records librarian, died
>Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1997, at home.
>Funeral: 11 a.m Thursday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home in
>Wells. Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery in Palo Pinto County.
>Louise Bond was born Aug. 7, 1925, in Point. Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner
>Wells, (817) 325-4422
>Sarah E. Bratcher
>FORT WORTH - Sarah Evelyn Bratcher, 76, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Feb. 4,
>1997, at a local hospital.
>Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors.
>Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: The family will receive friends
>7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
>Sarah Evelyn Bratcher was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Corsicana. She was
>in death by her husband, James Edward Bratcher, in 1984.
>Survivors: Son, William N. Bratcher of Dallas; daughter and son-in-law,
>Linda Kay and John A. Moore of Fort Worth; sisters, Katie Baker and Delma
>Lee Foster, both of Dallas; five grandchildren; and three
>great-grandchildren. Brown, Owens & Brumley 425 S. Henderson St., 335-4557
>Leon M. Brown
>AZLE - Leon M. Brown, 89, a butcher for a meat company, died Tuesday, Feb.
>4, 1997, in Azle.
>Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial: Azleland
>in Azle.
>Leon M. Brown was born Jan. 18, 1908, in Cook County. He worked for 36
>with Swift & Co. as a butcher.
>Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his wife, Cloteal Brown, in 1986. He
>a member of Briar Baptist Church.
>Survivors: Son, Kenneth L. Brown and his wife, Laura, of Azle; daughter,
>Janice Stuckert and her husband, Bill, of Tulsa, Okla.; grandson, Bill
>Stuckert of Los Angeles, Calif.; granddaughter, Hollis Ann Stuckert of
>Dallas; and stepgrandsons, Eddie and Jody Lindsey of Fort Worth. Greenwood
>Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, 336-0584

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