Dec

09

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 9, 2016

rodas-obit

Edith Williams Rodas, age 73 of Kemp, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27 at LifeCare Hospital in Plano.
Edith “Edie” was born in Lockport, N.Y. on March 28, 1943 and grew up in Lockport. She was the daughter of Donald R. Williams and Helen B. (Lubs) Williams. She graduated from Lockport Senior High School in 1961. Edie married the love of her life, Robert William Rodas, Sr. in 1961. He passed away in 1968.
Edie moved to The Colony in 1975. Edie worked for SSBA/MBNA for 17 years in North Dallas, where she had countless friends before she retired in 2005. Prior to 1975, she worked at Xerox Corp. in Rochester, N.Y.
Edie was an incredible person and loved spending time hunting, camping, playing the piano, watching the Dallas Cowboys, dancing to country music, playing games and traveling. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing and simply spending time with her friends and family.
Edie leaves her son Robert William Rodas, Jr. and daughter Donna Rodas Foster. Edie also leaves behind her grandson Ryan Foster, granddaughters Emily Rodas, Melanie Rodas, Jasmine Patterson and Lindsey Foreman as well as her two sisters Carolyn Herendeen and Sara Jane Birgbauer.
At Edie’s request, she was cremated. There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at the First United Methodist of Malakoff.

Dec

09

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 9, 2016

greene-obit

Funeral services for Jared Ryan Greene were held Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Clearview Bible Church with Bro. Larry Reneau officiating.
Interment followed the service at Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank.
Jared was born on Sept. 9, 2000 in Athens to parents Jeremy and Christine (Jinkins) Tucker and entered into eternal rest on Dec. 3, 2016 at the age of 16.
Jared was very athletic with football, baseball and cross country. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing. Jared loved trucks and wanted to join the Marines. He was a member of the First Baptist Youth Group.
Jared was very loved by all who knew him. He will be missed tremendously.
Jared is survived by his parents Christine and Jeremy Tucker of Mabank, sister Haylee Greene of Mabank, brother Grady Tucker of Mabank, sister Tatum Tucker of Mabank, maternal grandmother Rhonda Jinkins of Mabank, maternal grandfather Richard Jinkins and wife Cindy of Gun Barrel City, paternal grandmother Sharon Tucker of Payne Springs, paternal grandfather Tommy Tucker of Payne Springs, paternal great-grandfather Tom Collins of Payne Springs, uncle Brian Tucker of Payne Springs, uncle Justin Tucker of Forney, aunt Christi Jinkins of Mabank, numerous cousins, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Dec

07

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 7, 2016

lacy-obit
Funeral services for Billy Lowell Lacy were held held Dec. 4, 2016 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank. Bro. Charlie Woodard officiated.
Billy was born on Oct. 24, 1919 in Mabank to parents Ben and Helen (Holcomb) Lacy and entered into eternal rest on Nov. 30, 2016 at the age of 97.
Billy served in the United States Army. He then married Betty Davis and they were married for 53 years. Billy then married Mae Pearl McLaughlin in 1999.
He loved playing guitar, but working cattle was his life. Billy worked as a farmer and rancher his whole life. He was Methodist by faith. Billy was a down to earth man, who worked hard. He was loved by all who knew him and will be missed tremendously by all.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Betty Lacy, second wife Mae Pearl (McLauchlin) Lacy, step-son David McLauchlin and numerous siblings.
He is survived by his step-daughter Sheila McLauchlin of Dallas, step-daughter Vickie Rose and husband David of Dallas, step-son Jeff McLauchlin of Eustace, granddaughter Ashley Rose and partner Austin Elliot of Phoenix, Ariz., grandson Jason Rose of Dallas and grandson Steven McLauchlin and wife Meghan of Athens, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.