Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 28, 2017

Services for Hazel Bacca are scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Athens. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with the service at 11 a.m. Bishop William Bridger will officiate. Interment will follow at Pyle Prairie Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Hazel was born on Feb. 26, 1922 in Hubbard, Ohio to parents Roland Q. Green and Alice H. McGranahan and entered into eternal rest on April 25, 2017 at the age of 95.
Hazel graduated from Ashtabula High School in Ohio. In the sixties, she worked as a purchasing agent at the Nevada test site, where she handled material control. Hazel ordered parts to drill holes for bombs. She loved her kids and her dogs.
Hazel also spent a lot of time with her husband, a musician, following him around when he toured with Glenn Miller and other artists of that era. She loved genealogy and finding information about her family.
Hazel was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was very active in her church and did missionary work for one and a half years. Hazel was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, husband David Bacca, one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren and her brother Roy Green.
She is survived by her son Marshall Sprentall of Mabank, daughter Susan Summers of Las Vegas, daughter Martha Hamilton and husband Mike of Michigan, numerous grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.



Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 26, 2017

Lowell Duncan Pahl was born on April 1, 1931 in Merrill, Wis., to parents Ethan Pahl and Wilma Duncan Pahl and entered into eternal rest on April 19, 2017 at the age of 86.
Lowell was in the United States Army and served for 20 years. He retired as MSgt. Lowell was stationed in Japan, Hawaii, Germany and Ft. Devens in Ayer, Mass. and served in the Korean War.
Lowell graduated the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Upper Iowa University with two Bachelor’s degrees.
He was married to the love of his life for over 50 years, Maxine Callahan Pahl, who preceded him in death on July 17, 2000.
Lowell enjoyed being outside, cutting trees and building things. He loved spending time with his family, friends and going out to eat.
Lowell volunteered at the food bank, was a member of the Masonic Cedar Creek Lake Lodge #1431, where he served as past Master, Roddy Lodge #734 in Mabank and Masonic Lodge #528 in Kemp. He was also a member and past Patron of East Star GBC Chapter #1114, Rainbow Girls #369 as a past Rainbow Dad and on the advisory board. Lowell was a member of the VFW #4376 of Seven Points and American Legion #310 in Gun Barrel City. He was an active member in several Methodist churches, including Westford, Mass., and Garland.
Lowell was an amazing man, who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Lowell was preceded in death by his parents, wife Maxine Pahl, great-grandson Austin Young, brothers Darren Pahl, Dean Pahl and Rodney Pahl and sister Phyllis Pahl.
He is survived by his daughter Linda Teppenpaw of Seven Points, son Rodney Pahl and wife Linda Aaron Pahl of Hudson, N.H., grandchildren Lauren Soucy and husband Bob of Leominster, Mass., Connie Young and husband Rory of Parker, Colo., George Lowell Weilenmann and Jack French of Broomfiled, Colo., Rodney Pahl of Fla., Raymond Pahl of Fla., Jared Pahl of Fla., Ann Covey and husband Jim of Hudson, N.H., Chuck Lyons of Hudson, N.H., nine great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren, sister Yvonne DiFrancisco of Calif., and sister Kathy, brother Carrol Pahl of Ohio, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.



Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 21, 2017

Clara June Doherty of Kaufman went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 17, 2017.
She was born Oct. 7, 1926 in Adair, Okla., to parents Ted R. and Nan Poplin Barnhart.She grew up with two sisters Betty Shriver and Lola Muskin and a brother Ted Barnhart, Jr.
After graduating high school, Clara entered into the Cadet Nurse Corps and completed her diploma in nursing in 1947. She was employed for many years at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas as a Registered Nurse in the newborn nursery.
On a record hot day in July 1951, Clara married James Doherty, Jr. This union was blessed with two sons and they opened their hearts to a foster son as well.
Clara is preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Kerry Doherty, foster son Raymond “Buddy” Kindle and two sisters.
She is survived by one of her sons, Kevin Doherty and wife Christi. The smile in her heart was her grandsons Kenton Doherty and his wife Chasity, Logan Doherty and granddaughter Mallory Prescott and her husband Drew. She was blessed with five great-grandchildren Caleb, Madison, Jayce, Landon and Emery.
Clara has many other family members and a host of friends who loved her, she will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Mostly she cherished spending time with her beloved family and friends.
Clara was very active in her church, Covenant Presbyterian, in Sherman. She was an active volunteer, serving as President of Wilson N. Jones Hospital Auxiliary in Sherman and Treasurer of Sherman Assistance Ministries.