Church Angels Funeral Home        

           6301 Grandbury Road  Fort Worth TX 76133              817-403-9691 

Click here to edit subtitle

Tony Montoya, 57

Tony Cano Montoya, 57, left to be with Lord on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.

The viewing and service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov.4, 2017 at Church Angels Funeral Home.

Tony was born November 29, 1959, in Fort Worth to Nancy and Thomas Montoya. He was a loving husband, caring father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a devoted Christian. He was a very generous person with a big heart. He will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Montoya in June 2008, brother, Rudy Montoya in September 2009 and father, Thomas Montoya in August 2015.

Survivors: Wife, Rhonda Montoya; Children, Jeremy Montoya and Tiffany McDougle; brothers, Arturo, Thomas and Jesse Montoya; sisters: Connie Martinez, Janie Aranda, Joyce Vela and Kristina Haas; and three grandchildren.

In Lieu of Flower Donations  for the Montoya family are accepted at Church Angels Funeral Home 817-403-9691.

John Earl Troupe (70)

John Earl Troupe of Springtown, TX passed October 20, 2017 following a long illness. Mr. Troupe was born August 2, 1947 in Nashville, Tenn. He is survived by wife, Brenda. Children John Russel Troupe and wife Patsy of Edgewood, Texas. Donald Troupe and wife Julie of Spring, Texas. Nora Troupe Meroney and husband Dewey of Fruitvalle, Texas.

Step children Bryan Sutton, Sharon Taylor and Misty Keith of Springtown. Glendon Sutton of South Dakota and Kathy Meyers.

Mr. Troupe leaves behind grandchildren Nicole Heinsick of Edgewood, Texas, Erica Moore of Kansas, Tessa Troupe of Spring, Texas, Karli Crowson and Macy Merony both of Fruitvalle, Texas, Christopher Sutton of Springtown, Texas, Brandon Alexander of Denton, Texas, Kirsten Alexander of Springtown, Texas, Nick, Logan, Noah and Gauge Sutton all in South Dakota, Ashley, Kyla and Marrissa Myers of Azle, Texas as well as nine Great Grandchildren.

Mr. Troupe leaves behind brothers Mark and Troy Troupe, sisters Paula Useleton, Janice Troupe, Carla Gregory and sister Sherry.

Mr. Troupe was retired from the City of Azle and was a Master Mason at Eureka Lodge of Springtown, Texas.

A time to be born……..Ecclesiastes 3:1

Gerald Anthony Luckett was welcomed into this world by his loving parents, Julius Warren Sealy and Verna Mae Lawes on April 8, 1961 in Chicago, IL. 


A time to be active, “Whatever you do, do it with all of your heart”……Col 3:23

In 1978 at the age of 17 Gerald moved to Milwaukee, WI, where he found his career and the love of his life. At a young age Gerald found joy in giving care to the elderly. This would become his career and his second passion for his first passion(s) was, "music” and “fishing” In 1992 Gerald met Paulette whom he loved and cherished for over 24 years. 


He was a faithful husband, dedicated father and grandfather, loving son and nephew, and the best uncle any kid could ask for. Gerald love the kids and the kids loved him.

A time to mourn, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted……”Psalms 34:18

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of twenty-one years, Paulette Luckett; his precious mother Verna Mae Lawes; sons Gerald Cosey Luckett, Sedrick Sanders, and Eddie Sanders; daughter Felicia Coleman; grandchildren Ashley 24, Artice 21, Cheyenne 20, Javier 10, Jakier 9, Sedrick 9, Gerald 7, Jaylen 7, Giovoni 6, Jayden & Jayqen 5, Saniaa 5, Ger’Michael 4, Samerrah 4, Schaffer 2, and Aubrey 1; great-grandchild Emory 11/2 ; sister LaDonna Higgenbottom; brothers Derrick Luckett and Robert James; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by both his paternal and maternal grandparents, his siblings Lizzette Luckett, Julius Luckett, Lauritz Luckett, and John Luckett; very special friend “Jimmy”.

John 5:28-29

28Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice. 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

Alex Andrew Herrera, 41, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away, Sunday, September 3, 2017. VIEWING: Friday, September 8, 2017 at Church Angel’s from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. FUNERAL: Monday, September 11, 2017 at Church Angel’s funeral home, at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at Laureland Funeral Home.

Alex was born May 7, 1976, in Fort Worth, Texas. He enjoyed spending time with his children, making people laugh, traveling, hanging out with friends, and riding his motorcycle. He was a giving person with a caring heart. 

Alex is survived by his father, Ruben Herrera; mother, Dolores Bentura; sister, Marcela Herrera; four children, Christopher Narvaez, Jessika Robles, Alex “Tootie" Angel Herrera, and Anthony “Miklo" Alexander Herrera; grandchild, Annaleigh Rose; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Anthony “Tony” Sloss Sr. and brothers, Ruben Herrera Jr. and Anthony Sloss Jr.

Tracy Lynn Higgins, age 45 formerly of Haltom City Tx, passed away peacefully with her angels on earth, Steve Fontaine and Xania Murray by her side, Sunday August 27th, 2017 at North Pointe nursing home, Watauga. Tracy was born October 15th 1971, to Diane Stephenson and Raymond Higgins. Tracy had a heart of gold and even through illness, she uniquely and profoundly touched the hearts of so many. She showed compassion, faith and love. Her son was the sole purpose in her strength for fighting that insurmountable disease. Tracy was a dedicated person, at work, in her community and as a mother. She had an uncanny ability to sympathize with the burdens of others before her own. She is survived by her son Dylan, her cat Boudreaux (Boo), her sister Kelly, her father Raymond, niece, nephew and many friends. We want to thank Helen, Dolly, Jon, and many others at the North Pointe Nursing Home for everything they’ve done… God bless you.  She will be missed tremendously, but Tracy’s legacy will live on. Family, friends, and others whose lives Tracy touched are invited to the Church Angels Funeral Home, 6301 Granbury Rd. Fort Worth Tx 76133 at 2:00pm on Saturday September 9th 2017 for her Memorial Ceremony, to reminisce, grieve, support each other, just chat and celebrate Tracy’s life. In lieu of flowers, direct donations to the ALS association would be greatly appreciated.

Tracy requested that we honor her mother, Diane Stephenson.
Diane Stephenson passed away September 26th 2015, preceded by her father AD and Polly Stephenson and at the time of her death survived by her daughters, Tracy and Kelly, and her three grandchildren. Diane was born July 23rd 1948 in Kentucky, and was a lifelong resident of the Fort Worth area. She graduated from Haltom high school in 1966 and then went to beauty school. She loved her family and her dogs above anything else. Diane was a fun loving woman with an infectious laugh and a great sense of humor. She earned the nickname "stumpy" due to a minor amputation which she embraced and would laugh about. She was a constant presence in the lives of love ones, spending many nights talking to friends. Diane and Tracy are both together again in heaven. All family and friends are invited to the Church Angels Funeral Home, 6301 Granbury Rd. Fort Worth Tx 76133 at 2:00pm on Saturday September 9th 2017 for her Memorial Ceremony and to celebrate Diane’s life.

Robert E Rohrbaugh, 80, Passed away 08/10/2017.

Service: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery Tuesday 08/29/2017 @ 11:15 am.

Survivors: Wife Joan Rohrbaugh, Son Robert Rohrbaugh Jr.

Victor Rodriguez, 72

Passed away August 9, 2017

Service: Noon Saturday at Church Angels Funeral Home

Visitation: 10:30 am to 12 pm.

Survivors: Wife Gladys, 4 Sons And one Daughter.

Javier Gonzalez, 57

9/25/1959- 8/5/2017

Our beloved father and grandfather went home to be with his Lord and Savior and became our angel, Saturday Aug 5,2017.

He is survived by his 3 Children and 7 grandchildren, that loved him dearly.


Maria Gonzalez, and Jessica Gomez

Son: Javier Gonzalez Jr..

Grandchildren: Lionel, Diego, Daisy, Romeo, Lily, Nico, and Andrea.

A man who left something special in our lives. Who filled our hearts with love and happiness. Such beautiful memories he leaves with us.. Thank you Lord for giving us the honor to have had such an amazing father and grandfather in our lives. Have daddy/grandpa, in your Holy Glory Lord. We will forever keep his memory alive. We love you daddy/grandpa!

Viewing: 8am-12pm Friday @ Church Angels funeral home: 6301 Granbury Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76133

Service: 12pm Friday @ church angels

We will head to Cedar Hill Memorial park after the 12pm service.

 Adress :8301 US-287 BUS, Arlington, TX 76001

Nuestro amado padre y abuelo, se fue a casa con nuetro Señor Jesus y se convirtio en nuestro angel el Sabado Agosto 5,2017. Dejo atras a 3 hijos y 7 nietos que lo amaban con todo el corazon..

Hijas: Maria Gonzalez, y Jessica Gomez

Hijo: Javier Gonzalez Jr..

Nietos: Lionel, Diego, Daisy, Romeo, Lily, Nico, y Andrea.

Un gran hombre que dejo algo muy especial en nuestras vidas. Que lleno nuestros corazones de amor y felicidad. Tantos hermosos recuerdos que nos deja. Gracias Señor Jesus por avernos dado la dicha y el honor, de tener un padre y abuelo, como lo fue el. Señor tenlo en tu Santa Gloria. Siempre tu memoria vivira! Te amamos papi/abuelito!

Velorio:8am-12pm en Church Angels Funeral Home: 6301 Granbury Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76133

Servicio: 12pm

Nos iremos hacia el panteon Cedar Hill Memorial Park despues de el sevicio. Panteon Ubicado: 8301 US-287 BUS, Arlington, TX 76001

Lemuel G Redic,65,

 Went to our Heavenly Father  Tuesday July 25,2017.

Service :Saturday 12pm at Church Angels Funeral Home vistitation Friday 6 to 8pm.

Interment: Skyvue memorial Garden

Survivors: Numerous family and friends

Mark Wayne Knight
   born  May 19, 1950 
 Entered in to eternal life July 24.2017
Memorial Service: Monday July 31, 2017 at 1:00pm. The Heights Church Cleburne Texas, 

preceded in death by: father Bob Wayne Knight, brother Matt Hargrove and mother Marcy Hargrove.
 survived: by Son Dustin , Stepfather Jack Hargrove Sr., Sister, Teresa Anderson and husband Danny Anderson, brothers Jack Hargrove Jr. and wife Tina Hargrove.  Kevin Hargrove and wife Elaine, longtime companion, Mary Ann Basham,  and  numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews who will all miss him.                   

Carolea Marie Wallington, left our Earth to become an Angel on Friday, July 21st 2017. At 6:23pm.

Services: Well be held at a later date.

She was preceded in death by her loving Father, William Russell. 

Survived by her beautiful Mother, Carolyn Russell. 

Her devoted Son and Daughter, Russell Dale and Katrina Marie Wallington. 

Sisters, Patricia Reynolds and Lisa Strange Noble. 

Brothers, John and Mark Russell. 

And 4 amazing grandbabies, whom she loved unspeakably, Skyler, Chloe, Preston and Haylee Marie (Kennedy). 

As well as Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. 

She was a proud Veteran who honorably served our country in the United States Army. 

She was, and still is deeply loved by many. 

She had an amazingly beautiful heart and soul and will be severely missed, until we all meet her again on the other side. 

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop The Rain 

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band - Roll Me Away 

Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven 

Tool - 10,000 Days, Wings for Marie (Pt 1 & 2) 

Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow

John Lennon - Imagine

Edgar Allan Poe - The Bells

*Psalm 23*

Gary Plummer
12/19/64 - 07/20/2017
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Tuesday at Church Angels Funeral Home.
Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery
Visitation: 6PM to 8PM Monday at Church Angels Funeral Home

Best Friend, Loving Husband & Father

Survived by his wife Koryna & daughter Alison, Sister - Mary Plummer, Sister & Husband - Janie & Ronnie Monds, Brother & Wife - Larry & Pam Plummer, Brother & Wife - Earl & Pat Plummer. Also survived by by many nieces & nephews and great-nieces & great nephews.

Verna Denise Evans (Fronnie) went home to be with the Lord from John Peter Smith Hospital on July 12, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 62 after a long struggle with Lung Cancer.

A memorial service with a viewing is scheduled for 1:00 pm on 7-20-17 at Church Angels Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the same location. Family members are asked to bring a dish for the reception. The service will be directed by Pastor Rodgers Johnson. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Verna's life. 

Verna was born on November 18, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas. Verna attended both Armijo High School and Sem Yeto High School in Fairfield, California where she graduated in 1972. She married Henry D. Evans on November 6, 1976 in Reno, Nevada. The couple welcomed three children throughout their marriage. The couple resided in Fairfield California, Warren, Ohio and Fort Worth, Texas. Verna was a hard worker and had various jobs throughout life. She always had a manager or supervisor position until she opened her own business Evans Employment in 1997. She worked for Homeland Security for a couple of years starting in 2005. In 2007 she began working with Tarrent County Sheriff's Department until she retired in January 2017. Verna was always trying to improve her skills and was on suspended enrollment for Ashford University where she was working on her Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice.

Verna is most remembered by love ones as a dedicated hard working woman with a fiesty spirit. She was well versed in God's word. She was always looking out for people to see what she could do to help. She did not like to see people struggling and always encouraged the best out of everyone she was around. She wanted the best for her children and strived to help them get there. She was truly an amazing strong woman that will be missed tremendously.

Verna is survived by her beloved daughter Joycelynn Francine Evans and her cherished sons Dennis Damont Evans and David Lamont Evans. Verna's pride and joy were her grandchildren Adrian R. Jones Jr, Serenity Love Denzel, Gabriel South, Jacque Lamont Evans, Arianna Evans and Micah Henry Evans. Verna's support system her sister Ava Regina Moreno and her brother Garland Eugene Williams. She also had a host of other family members and friends. She is proceeded in death by her mother Joyce Mae Williams (Texas), father George Williams (Louisiana) and husband Henry Dennis Evans (Ohio)

Condolences can be sent to The family would like to thank John Peter Smith's hosipital staff for their care and dedication.

One of many favorite scriptures for Verna is Jeremiah 29:11(KJV) "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end."

Ron Lambert, 73, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 14, 2017 following a lengthy illness. Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at First Methodist Mansfield Chapel. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) in honor of Ron’s beloved grandson, Hudson.
Ron was born in Fort Worth to Ewell and Mary Lambert. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1962. In 1966, he began a long and rewarding career with American Airlines until his retirement in 2010.
Ron loved big. He loved his faithful wife of 47 years, Judy Smith Lambert, his precious daughter, Meggan Fletcher and was thrilled to finally have a Horned Frog in the family via his beloved son-in-law, Trent Fletcher. Most of all he loved the three lights of his life - his grandchildren. Hudson, Harper and Finley never ceased to put a smile on his face.
The family would like to thank the first responders of Mansfield.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Linda Gail, twin brother, Donnie and mother-in-law, Hazel Smith. SURVIVORS: wife, Judy; daughter, Meggan and husband, Trent; grandchildren, Hudson, Harper and Finley; sisters, Paula, Phyllis and Debra Gail; and a host of extended family and friends.

Elizabeth Futiz, our beloved Mother and Grandmother, Passed away peacefully Monday June 26. She was 92 years young.

A memorial service and mass will held on Friday July 14 at 11:00am at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Grapevine,Tx.

Elizabeth was born and raised in New York. She was a bookkeeper for Manhattan real estate companies for 40 years. She moved to Texas in 1995 to be close to her family. She was an active member of the Grapevine Senior Activites Center for several years.

She spent the last two years of her life living at Mustang Creek Assisted Living Community. There, in her wheelchair she enjoyed many activites such as Wii Bowling, bingo, painting and crafts, along with various lunch and movie trips.

Elizabeth touched the lives of all who knew her. She was a special lady and will never be forgotten.

She is survived by: Daughter Nancy and son-law Michael of Grapvine; Granddaughter Laura and her husband Gentry of Pflugerville; Grandson Brian and his fiancee Katie of Dallas.

JoAnn Pfeifle Bauer of Bedford, Texas stepped into eternity with her Lord and Savior on June 24, 2017 at the age of 86.

A memorial service in JoAnn’s honor will be held later this summer and she will be laid to rest with her husband at the DFW National Memorial Cemetery. The family requests any donations in JoAnn’s name be given for Alzheimer’s research, Peace Lutheran Church in Hurst, Texas or Encore Hospice.

Born to John and Christine Pfeifle on Dec. 14, 1930 in Harvey, North Dakota, JoAnn spent her childhood in Harvey and returned there after receiving a home economics degree at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. She married Donald Andrew Bauer in 1953 and raised her two children – David and Beth – in Harvey until moving to Bedford, Texas in 1972.

Teaching was her passion and she taught home economics in both North Dakota and the Texas HEB school district until retiring in 1993.

JoAnn lived a life of giving, opening her home to family and friends for holidays and celebrations as well as offering many a place of retreat during times of struggle. Her giving spirit was felt by all who knew her including her church - Peace Lutheran - where she was a volunteer until she began her 6 year journey with Alzheimer’s disease.

She is proceeded in death by her husband Don who passed away in 2001 and her sister Arylne Ehli in 2016.

She will live on in the memories of all who were touched by the depth of her love, kindness and unforgettable, generous hospitality.

She leaves behind her son David Bauer and wife Mindy, daughter Beth and husband Kurt Thiel, grandson Stephen Selzler and wife Kristin, granddaughter Kristen and husband Josh Dill, great-granddaughter Maggie JoAnn Selzler, nieces Susan and husband Rollie Voise, nephew Myron Dybing and wife Pam, niece Susan Berke and husband Marv, many friends and her devoted caregivers at Dancing River Memory Care where she spent the last 4 years of her life.

Severo Silva

Severo S Silva,66 Passed Away Thursday, June 8,2017.

Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Crowley at 400 S Eagle Dr, Crowley Tx 76036 at 11am on Tuesday. 
"Silva" went to join the Lord in the early morning hours on June 8. Born in Louisiana to Julia and Jose Silva and later moved to Texas, where he met and married the love of his life Yolanda and had two girls. He lived his life for his family and God and he blessed everyone who came in his path. He was a retired foreman from Apac Construction and he could build or fix anything, In lieu of flowers please make donations to Center for ASD at  He is survived by wife Yolanda, daughter Jane, daughter Lisa and husband Brad, grandchildren Anthony, Victoria, JohnThomas, Emmersyn, Joshua, Nathan, Gabe and Colbie and brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Stephen Richard Rasbeary, 51, went to be with his lord and savior Sunday May 28th 2017. He was Born November 18, 1965. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Shawn Tidwell Rasbeary of Fort worth, daughter Brooke Haynes of Weatherford, daughter Kristen Donahoe of Va. Beach Va, Stepdaughter Randa Pettit Of Fort Worth and Ashlee Cato of Weatherford, Brother Pastor James Rasbeary and wife Amanda of Wylie, Tx.

He is the son of James and Patricia Rasbeary of Weatherford, Grandson of Rose Davis and Nita Rasbeary of Weatherford.

He had 4 grandchildren: Abigail,Jackson,Benjamin Donahoe and Nixon Cato and numerous neices and newphews,

He was preceeded in death by his Brother Thomas Patrick and Grandfather James A Rasbeary Sr. Steve will be greatly missed by those that loved him. Memorial will be at a later date.

Alex Flores, 62, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Visitation: Sunday 5 to 9pm at Church Angels Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial: Monday 10:30am at Immaculate Heart of Mary. Alex was born Feb. 22, 1955, in Fort Worth to Alexander and Lupe Flores. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a great chef and enjoyed being around family and friends.Alex was preceded in death by his father, Alexander Flores.Survivors: Daughters, Emily Garcia and husband, Danny and Catherine Flores Bungert; grandchildren, Lauren, David and Samantha; great-grandchildren, Jaydenn, JJ and Joseph; mother, Lupe Flores; sister, Emily Flores and husband, Jose; brothers, Chris Flores and wife, Tammy, Victor Flores, Mario Flores and wife, Raquel and Andrew Flores and wife, Julie; and numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Carl Van Commander was born 08/03/1953 in Fort Worth, Texas.
He was called home by our blessed Father on April 10, 2017.
He was raised as a Southern Baptist and was a Christian.
The immediate family held a private memorial for Carl,
according to his wishes. The biological children are having
a memorial at Church Angels Funeral Home on Saturday, April
27, 2017.  His friends, co-workers, and his Air Force
buddies are having a memorial at Rob's Billiards in Euless,
TX Sunday, May 7th, at 4:00 pm, to celebrate the "One and
Only Commander", as they fondly referred to him.
Carl was a very outgoing, gregarious, witty and clever. He
was blessed with the ability to make an immediate connection
to anyone he met. Carl had a wonderful sense of humor and
enjoyed making people laugh. He attended Alice E. Carlson
Elementary School, McLean Middle School, and Paschal High
He joined the US Air Force and was stationed at many places
including Japan, and Hawaii. He was a 32nd degree Scottish
Rite Mason. He worked at American Airlines for over 30
years. He traveled the world, and enjoyed exploring new
He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Commander, his
other father, W. T. Reynolds, Jr, his brother, Ralph
Reynolds, his sister, Debra Commander, and his nephew,
Zachary Marcin. He was survived by his mother, V. Winnell
Reynolds, his brother, Geary Commander, his sister, Dana
Henry, and his brother-in-law David Henry, and nieces and
nephew. Another survivor that Carl loved dearly was his
constant companion, his service dog, Bella. Other survivors
include his estranged children, Burr Commander (Carl Van
Commander, Junior) and Brook Weise, and grandson, Kaydin
Memorials: Donations may be made in honor of Carl Commander
to the Trinity Gap Rescue an organization that works
directly with the Euless Animal Shelter. The Euless Animal
Shelter  took care of Bella until the family could retrieve
her. The Shelter refused to accept compensation from the
family for the care of Bella, due to the passing of her
owner. The family truly appreciates the generosity of the
Euless Animal Shelter, they could not have been more kind
and empathetic during this challenging time. The donation
website is . Their
Facebook site is at .
Their address is:
500 N Industrial Blvd
Euless, Texas, TX 76039
His favorite scriptures include Deuteronomy 21:18-21,
Hebrews 13:5, and John 3:16:  "For God so loved the world,
that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." here to edit text