Ishmael Worth (Ish) Queen, Jr., age 75 of Poolville, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 in Fort Worth. Born Aug. 27, 1948 in Lamesa, Texas, a resident of Parker County for several years. He was an Army Veteran, loving husband, father and pa and he loved woodworking, his dogs, outdoors and his grandkids. Mr. Queen was preceded in death by his parents, Ishmael, Sr. and Juanita Queen, sisters, Nelda Thomas and Virginia Queen.
Survivors: Wife of 16 years – Gertrude Thompson Queen of Poolville;
Daughter – Nita Smith Withers and husband, Richie of Weatherford;
Sons – Ishmael Worth Queen III of Fort Worth, Chris Thompson of Poolville, Jeff Thompson and wife Janetta of Poolville;
Nine Grandchildren – David, Amanda, James, Cayde, Caleb, Devin, MaKenzie, Brayden, Payton.
Graveside service will be held at 2 PM, Monday, December 23, 2013 in the Zion Hill Cemetery. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.