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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

Danny Jack Hampel, 76, passed away April 27, 2015, at the Cedar Lake Nursing Home in Malakoff following a brief illness.
He leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Shirley; his son, Josh; his grandson, Noah; and countless friends.
Danny was born and raised in Dallas, the son of Hobart Hampel and Jeanette (Taylor) Hampel, of Palmer.
Danny was a long time resident of Plano, and spent many years working for the Teamsters in the 1970s and early 1980s, representing baggage handlers and ground personnel for Braniff Airlines at DFW Airport.
Danny and Shirley relocated to Cedar Creek Lake in 2003 after purchasing the Seven Points Dairy Queen, later purchasing the Kemp Dairy Queen in 2006.
Danny was very involved in the Cedar Creek community. He was a board member of the Malakoff Education Foundation and supporter of both Malakoff and the Kemp school districts as well as numerous other civic organizations and local churches in the Cedar Creek Lake area.
Danny’s unwavering love of animals was the catalyst for his involvement with the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Danny’s name to benefit the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake. Donations may be sent to the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, P.O. Box 43531, Seven Points, TX 75143, www.hsccl.org.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

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A memorial service for Paul Richard Davey Jr., 32, of Mabank, was held May 2, 2015, at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home Chapel in Gun Barrel City.
Davey was born Oct. 27, 1982, in Waco, to Kathy and Paul Richard Davey Sr., and died April 11, 2015.
He graduated from Grand Saline High School in 2001. He was loved completely by his sons, Dominick and Ryan, and loved spending time with them.
He was a construction foreman and an all-around handyman. He enjoyed motorcycles and watching the Dallas Cowboys.
He is preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife, Shay, 29; sons Dominick, 6, and Ryan, 2; mother, sister Jennifer, godmother Marilyn Johnson, lifelong best friend Jared Hickey, aunts Roxanne Davey and Debra Johnson Weissert; many other friends and family.
He was a great father, friend and hard worker. He was dependable, charming, funny, caring, and laid back.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

Graveside services for Mrs. Eleanor Sue Richert, of Mabank, are being held Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 4 p.m. at Baird Cemetery in Van Zandt County with Rev. Chris Reed officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank, from 6-8 p.m.
Eleanor was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Poolville, Texas, to parents Samuel H. Snyder and Adella Duke Snyder, and entered into eternal rest April 28, 2015, at the age of 83.
Eleanor loved her grandchildren and enjoyed buying them clothes, especially the girls.
She enjoyed being outside; working in the yard, gardening and growing her vegetables.
Eleanor liked watching TV and had her favorite shows – Matlock, Murder She Wrote and NCIS.
She also enjoyed going to First Monday in Canton. When she was younger she enjoyed going camping.
Eleanor worked at the Faultless Rubber Company in Ashland, Ohio, from where she retired.
She was a Christian by faith. Eleanor was a loving caring lady who will be tremendously missed by her family and friends.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 25 years, Ivan L. Richert; step-daughter Bonnie Bass, grandsons Eddie Mills, Paul Richert and Shaun Mills; four brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her children, Vernon Wagner and wife Carol Sue of Mabank, Phillip Richert and wife Marjorie of Delaware, Ohio, Charlotte Mills of Ashland, Ohio, Carla Sue Richert of New Hampshire and Ivan L. Richert II of Florida; grandchildren Michelle Wagner White and husband Floyd of Mabank, Katherine Wagner Sleeper and husband Chris of Dallas, Darrell Richert and wife Patty of Delaware, Ohio, Lisa Young of Delaware, Ohio and Kim Campbell and husband Rick of Ashland, Ohio, Christopher Richert of Florida, Kristin Richert of Florida; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Thrasher and husband David of Arlington, Ashleigh White of Mabank, Shelby White of Mabank, Peyton Sleeper of Dallas, Crew Jaxon of Dallas, Courtney Young of Middletown, Ohio, Christina Ethridge and husband Dustin of Delaware, Ohio and Bryan Richert of Delaware, Ohio; great-great-grandchild Lilly Marie Ethridge of Delaware, Ohio, her special companions of many years ChiChi and GiGi; a special thank you to her caretaker Brandi, host of extended family and friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com