Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 4, 2016


Services for Bernice Reagan “Mickey” Duckworth were held April 29, 2016, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel. Interment followed at Pyle Prairie Cemetery in Kemp.
Mickey was born Jan. 8, 1934, in Kaufman County, to parents Randall Lanson Duckworth, and Kitty Bell Allen, and entered into eternal rest April 27, 2016, at the age of 82.
Mickey loved his grandchildren. He was mechanically inclined and a hard worker. Mickey loved being outdoors on his tractor, mowing. He worked 25 years at Double EE. Mickey had many friends who loved and cherished him. He will by dearly missed by all.
Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Randall Duckworth and Dan Duckworth, sisters Avis Kay Williams and Margie Lunsford.
He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita R. Duckworth of Kemp, son Mickey Duckworth and wife Debbie of Balch Springs, son Billy Duckworth of Peeltown, son Chuck Duckworth of Seven Points, daughter Daisy Ruth Duckworth-Prewitt and husband John of Terrell, nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, sister Lyndall Jarvis and husband Joe of Mesquite, brother George Leo Duckworth of Seagoville, sister Laverne Tucker and husband James of Mesquite, other loving family members and many more friends.
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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 29, 2016

Opal Louise Watson Thomas Siniard was born in Bessie, Okla., June 24, 1926, and died April 25, 2016, in Lindale.
She was preceded in death by her infant brother, Baby Boy Watson, husband James Samuel Thomas, sister Jean Crow, father Bill Watson, grandson Michael Lyn McClenny, mother Doris Watson, and husband Hershel Siniard.
Survivors include her sisters, Betty Anderson and husband Erv, Patsy Kilcrease and husband Kenneth, Janet McKenzie and husband Ed; daughter Linda L. McClenny and husband Michael McClenny, sons James Stanley Thomas and wife Sondra, stepdaughter Cynthia Ann Steward, grandchildren James Samuel Thomas II and wife Tracy, Laura Jenkins and husband Stacy; step-grandchildren Ryan Stewart and wife, Mandy Speaker and husband John, Leigh Parker and husband Adam; 12 great-grandchildren, six nieces and nephews, many close friends in Kemp and Kaufman.



Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 27, 2016

Jewell W. Humerickhouse, 95, of Whitehouse, passed from the walks of this life into the arms of her heavenly Father April 20, 2016, while residing at The Hospice of East Texas.
She was born in Bunyan, to Charles Randolph Ward, Sr., and Maude French.
She was a member of the Aley United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her nephew, Verlon Ward of Luling, several step-children, numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
A special note of gratitude goes to Jody Sharp and his family for their unfailing love and special attention to the care for Ms. Jewell.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Randolph Ward, Sr., mother Maude French, first husband Verlon C. Walters, and second husband, Jack Humerickhouse, two brothers and one sister.
Services were held at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Homes in Seven Points, April 23, 2016, with Eston Williams officiating. Interment followed in the Tool Cemetery, in Tool.
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