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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 20, 2014

Arrie Gaylon Taylor

Arrie Gaylon Taylor

Funeral services for Arrie Gaylon Taylor, 69, of Mabank, were held April 19, 2014, at Spring Branch Cemetery in Spring Hill, La., under the direction of Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Arrie was born on September 25, 1944 in Magnolia, Ark. to Verna Mae Stevenson Taylor and Arrie Jackson Taylor and passed away on April 15, 2014.
He is survived by his son Arrie Gaylon Taylor Jr.; daughters Jacquelina M. Holland and Sherri A. Taylor; brothers Buddy Alton Taylor and Larry Taylor; sisters Barbara Morgan, Helen Owens, Margie Lewis and Evelyn Powell; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Margaret Taylor, parents, and daughter Debra Ann Taylor.
Condolences may be made online at www.tominlinsonfuneral.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 20, 2014

Services for Ralph E. Ivy, of Gun Barrel City, were held Friday, April 18, 2014, at Anderson-Clayton Bro. Funeral Home in Kemp, with Rev. Teddy King officiating. Interment followed the service at Shiloh Cemetery.
Ralph was born on December 5, 1924 in Kaufman County to parents Nathan and Flora (Eubank) Ivy and entered into eternal rest on April 12, 2014, at the age of 89.
Ralph liked his woodwork and building all types of things. He loved to travel and was an avid reader. Ralph loved all things military, was a past Commander of the VFW and was a proud a member of The American Legion. He worked with Westinghouse for over 30 years. Ralph worked his way from the bottom of the company to plant manager.
He was a Christian by faith. Ralph was an extremely good hearted and loving man, who will be missed by many.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 54 years Juanita; and brothers; Heather Bailey Ivy and Harold Thomas Ivy.
He is survived by sons Joshua Killian of Gun Barrel City; sister Barbara Ann Hill of Paris; numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family and many friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 20, 2014

James Edward Collins

James Edward Collins

James Edward Collins, of Gun Barrel City, was born on December 25, 1942 in San Francisco, CA. to parents Frances and Hannah (Cronin) Collins and entered into eternal rest on April 16, 2014, at the age of 71.
James graduated in 1960 from Camden High School in San Jose, CA and in 1965 graduated from San Jose State with a Bachelors of Science Business. He married the love of his life Jelaine Freeman on February 13, 1965. James and Jelaine moved to Gun Barrel City in 2004.
He lived by the Golden Rule, “I treat others the way I want to be treated.” James was a loving and caring man who will be missed by all who knew him.
James was preceded in death by his parents, twin sons; Daniel Thomas Collins and Dennis Sidney Collins, brothers; Jerry Collins and Danny Collins.
He is survived by his wife Jelaine Collins of Gun Barrel City, daughters; Melanie A. Abend and husband Matt of Gun Barrel City, Bonnie Marie Worley of Mabank, son Kevin Andrew Collins and wife Laura Ripple of El Paso, grandchildren; Desiree Hayes, Nicholas Abend, Hannah Abend, James Abend and Austin Worley, brothers; Tom Collins of Gun Barrel City, Gary Collins of Santa Rosa, CA and Mike Collins of Washington, many other loving family members and many more friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, TX 75701.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.