Martin Rudolph Leimer, 83, of Burleson, TX, succumbed to lung cancer at home, surrounded by his family on May 27, 2016. Martin is survived by his wife, Margaret, of 55 years, son Michael and wife Paula, and daughters Tina Alderson, Danette Boyd and husband Dwayne, Lori Jones and husband Harry and Shelly Leimer; nine grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, brothers Hugo, Roland, Leon and James, and sisters Ruth Shick, Gladys Shepperd, Verona Gardner, Merriam Roesener, and Selma Kaspar, and many nieces and… Read complete obituary here
Clyde Waylen “Wade” Day was born on April 7, 1957 in Fort Worth, TX, to Ancil and Melba Day. He entered heaven’s gates on May 23, 2016. Service: A celebration of life will be held at Pathway Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 325 NW Renfro St. Burleson, TX 76028, on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to 9650, St. Paul Medical Foundation, UT Southwestern Medical Center, PO Box 36423, Dallas TX 75235.… Read complete obituary here
FORT WORTH – Robert Emmett Souders, 85, died May 21, 2016. Funeral: 11 am Wednesday at Burleson Church of Christ. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Interment: Laurel Land Fort Worth. Robert Emmett Souders was born May 3rd 1931 in Grady County, Oklahoma. He was the third of four children by parents Roy and Fannie Souders. He was raised on a farm near Pocasset, Oklahoma. His future wife, Marjorie Collins, lived on her family farm just 8… Read complete obituary here
Joe Bernal was born February 19, 1951 in Bryan, Texas and passed away on May 18, 2016. He resided in Rio Vista, Texas since 2012. Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Mayfield Kiser Funeral Home, Aaron Ogburn officiating. Joe enjoyed making knives; he was a self-taught craftsman, making hand knives and beautiful leather work for his sheaths. It was a hobby he enjoyed along with fishing and gardening. His since of humor was uniquely his own and… Read complete obituary here
Alvarado – Henry “JR” Bartiman Smith Jr. passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016, in Alvarado peacefully surrounded by his family. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at Pathway Church of Burleson. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mayfield Kiser Funeral home. JR was born in Hearne on March 14, 1950. He was the owner of Hoots Bar in Rendon and Pawpaws daycare. JR loved family, music and his mowing. JR had a heart of gold, a shoulder to cry on… Read complete obituary here
Donna Lee Cimics, 72 passed away May 10, 2016 Service: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Burleson Memorial Park. Survivors: children in order (spouses in parenthesis): Donald (Sally), Jeffrey (Christina), Jennifer (Shad); 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.
Herman “Buz” Bresciani was born December 8, 1929 in Homestead, Pennsylvania to Angelo and Elizabeth Bresciani. He passed away May 10, 2016 in Fort Worth. Services: 2:00 pm Saturday, May 14 at Pathway Church of Burleson. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Mayfield Kiser Funeral Home. Interment: 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery. Herman attended school in Willock, Pennsylvania, and enlisted in the Marines in 1946 at the young age… Read complete obituary here
Ross Miller, Jr., 85, passed away May 8, 2016 Funeral: 10 am Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Mayfield Kiser Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial: Laurel Land Fort Worth. Ross was born Jan. 14th 1931 in Alba, TX to Julius Clarence and Hattie Bell Miller. He graduated from Gladewater High School in Gladewater, TX in June 1950 and enlisted in the Aviation Branch of the US Navy that same… Read complete obituary here
BURLESON – On Monday, May 3, 2016 Etta Jane Ellis went to join her beloved husband, Bill as the Lord called her home to heaven. Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hallmark Baptist Church in Fort Worth. Visitation: 1 hour prior to service. Burial: Caddo Cemetery in Joshua. Etta Jane Stephenson Ellis was born January 17, 1929 in Abilene, TX to Aubrey and Myrt Stephenson. As an only child, she spent all of her younger years in Abilene attending University Baptist… Read complete obituary here
Amy Nicole Ragsdale, 39, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Mayfield Kiser Funeral Home. Memorials: In response to the many requests, a fund for the benefit of Niki’s daughter, Addy, has been established. If you would like to make a donation please contact First Financial Bank, c/o Pat Cargo Special Account, P.O. Box 470, Alvarado, TX 76009. Survivors: Daughter, Adalynn Noel Ragsdale; mother and stepdad, Pat and Curtis Cargo; sisters, Trisha and Stephanie; brothers, Jason, Todd and Scott.