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

WEAVER OBIT
Ralph J. Weaver was born July 22, 1925, and passed away Aug. 29, 2015.
He is survived by his wife, Ada Weaver, sons Ralph Weaver, Jr. (wife Glenda) of Austin and Bobby Weaver of Longview; four grandchildren Michelle Oliver (husband Dale) of Porter, Tracey Weaver of Austin, Paul Weaver (wife Brandy) of San Antonio, and Greg Weaver of Longview; great-grandchildren Jacob Mayfield of Porter, Abigail and Naylie Weaver of Austin, Whitney and William Weaver of San Antonio; two sisters Nell Elder (husband Warren) of Victoria, and Verble Boren (husband Bob) of Huffman.
Preceded in death by parents: A.C. Weaver and Delia Weaver and one sister Ruth Jenkins.
Ralph served in the U.S. Navy, then worked for Texas Power & Light Company, Continental Trailways Bus Lines and retired from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office after 34 years of service.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mabank; Dallas County Bill Decker Deputy Association; Roddy Lodge in Mabank, and Garland Masonic Lodge; Scottish Rite; and Hella Shrine in Garland; and a long time member of the Cedar Creek Country Club.
Services were held at First Baptist Church in Mabank Sept. 2, 2015, with Dr. David Lowrie and Christ Sweet Officiating. Burial followed the service at Restland Funeral Home – Garden of Devotion.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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

Picture Folder Smith Obit

Services for Winnon Smith, of Kemp, were held Aug. 23, 2015, at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel in Kemp.
Winnon was born May 8, 1931, in Kemp, to parents Ernest and Nettie (Copeland) Smith, and entered into eternal rest on Aug. 19, 2015, at the age of 84.
Winnon served our country in the United States Army and was a police officer for the city of Dallas for 21 years, holding the rank of corporal for both.
He held his family close to his heart, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who called him “Granddaddy.”
He enjoyed walks with his grandkids, tinkering around and commercial printing. Winnon was a Baptist by faith and an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Tolosa, where he was a deacon, sang in the choir, taught Sunday School and did whatever was needed. He was a loving caring man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Winnon was preceded in death by his parents, son Lonnie Smith and sister Juanita McWhorter.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Edna, of Kemp, son Bennie Edward Smith of The Marshall Islands, daughter Jodie Haigood and Tom of Kemp, brother Norman Smith of Dallas, sisters Polly Feemster of Red Oak and Brenda Sue Harris and James of Douglasville, Ga.; grandchildren Rebekah Weddell and Jeremy of Scurry, Aaron Haigood of Crystal City, Mo., Brandon Haigood and Jessica of Burkburnett, and Katie Haigood of Forney; six great-grandchildren with one on the way, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and many other friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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

David Michael Sweeney, 75, was born Aug. 20, 1940, to the home of Mack Sweeney, and Margaret Emma Lee Davis, and was called home Aug. 30, 2015.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Michell Sweeney, children Donna Donaghey, Jiuda Mitchel and husband Tim, Samantha Sonaghey, and Regina Brommelt; stepbrother Robert Lee Grenan and wife Tina, sister Kay Watkins and husband Harlo, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his sons, Robie Sweeney, David Michael Gordon Sweeney Jr., Shawn Michael Sweeney and parents.