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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 27, 2017


William Larry Neighbors, 63, of Scurry passed away July 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.
Larry was born to William Lewis and Pelba Clyde Neighbors August 20, 1953 in Dallas. He was raised in Mabank and moved to Cottonwood in 1982.
Larry married Karen Evon Kemery February 12, 1982 in Scurry. As a young man he became a mechanic then he opened his own sanitation service. When Larry sold the sanitation service he became an auctioneer and real estate agent. He would spend his time hunting and riding motorcycles. He was a beloved son, father, grandfather and brother.
His father preceded him in death.
Those left to cherish his memory are wife Karen, mother Pelba of Mabank, sons Jason Neighbors and wife Mackensi of Mabank and Nathan Neighbors of Scurry, daughter Ashley Neighbors of Kaufman, grandchildren Kylie Neighbors, Kaylee Neighbors, Reveille Neighbors and Farin Sayen, sister Kim Flanery of Mabank, and numerous extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.
Funeral services were held at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home July 17, 2017 and internment followed at Cottonwood Cemetery.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 27, 2017


Funeral services for Jane Alexander Freer were held July 24, 2017 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Darwyn Hassert officiating.
Interment followed July 25, 2017 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Jane was born October 16, 1946 in Selma, Calif. to parents Carl and Ruth (Cline) Alexander and entered into eternal rest July 20, 2017 at the age of 70.
Jane graduated from Selma High School in 1964 and attended Fresno State in California. She married the love of her life, Gary, in Lemoore, Calif. January 9, 1971.
Jane was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She loved God and was very kind and loving. Jane never met someone without saying hello, she loved introducing herself to new neighbors. She was the life of the party. Jane played golf with the Pinnacle Women’s Golf Club, she loved going to garage sales and watching the 4th of July Air Show on Cedar Creek Lake. She was active in her community and did a lot of volunteer work. Jane was Baptist by faith and attended Richardson Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and her labradors. Jane will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her loving husband Gary Freer of Mabank, son Paul Freer and wife Shanna of Flower Mound, daughter Leigh Torian and husband John David of Austin, grandson John David Torian of Austin, grandson Beau Torian of Austin, grandson Teague Freer of Flower Mound, grandson Lane Freer of Flower Mound, sister Jo Murray of Selma, many cousins, other loving family members and many more friends.
Per the family’s request, donations can be made in Jane’s honor to Friends of the Animals, 122 Old Gun Barrel Lane, Gun Barrel City, 75156. Contact them at (903) 887-7387 or online at www.friendsoftheanimals.org.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 27, 2017

Funeral services for Eugene “Gene” Bonsal were held July 23, 2017 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Pastor Royce Barker officiating. Interment followed the service at Payne Springs Cemetery in Payne Springs. Gene was born July 9, 1929 in Eustace, to parents Clarence Monroe and Jimmie Minerva (Ashton) Bonsal and entered into eternal rest July 20, 2017 at the age of 88. Gene attended Eustace High School and served in the military during the Korean War. He owned and operated Bonsal Construction. He was a wonderful country dancer and a strong-willed man. Gene adored his only granddaughter, Ashley. He was a morning regular at Denny’s in Gun Barrel City, where he ate his favorite meal, breakfast. Afterwards, he loved to have coffee at local Dairy Queen in Mabank. He loved to travel both abroad and extensively in the United States. Gene was the last remaining charter member of Mabank Riding and Roping Club established in the 1950s. He was an amazing man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Gene was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter Paula Sexton and husband Gary of Mabank, granddaughter Ashley Sexton of Mabank, brother Royce Bonsal of Mabank, nephew John Bonsal of Dallas, his sweetheart Sandra Reese of Mabank, her sons Art Cotton and wife Sandy of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Scott Cotton and wife Michele of Humble, granddaughter Caroline Cotton of Oklahoma City, Okla., grandsons Reading Cotton and wife Tory of Humble and Brandon Cotton, great-grandsons Cullen and Hayes Cotton of Humble, aunts Hughla Fae Beets of Mabank and Reba Steelman of Seven Points, other loving family members and many more friends. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Gene’s honor to a lung or breast cancer organization of your choice. A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.