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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 18, 2017

A memorial service for Wanda Mae Fulks will be held at 1 p.m Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at Eubank. Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Eston Williams officiating.
Wanda was born on May 2, 1922 in Wetumka, Okla. to parents Roy Joseph and Edith Annie (Lovett) Reed and entered into eternal rest on Dec. 24, 2016 at the age of 94.
Wanda was affectionately known as “Grammy” and “Wonderful Wanda” by those who knew and loved her. She was a social butterfly and loved being with family and friends.
Wanda enjoyed being outdoors, fishing and working in her garden. She was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan. Wanda was the owner of a florist shop in Atoka, Okla. She had been a member of The Cedar Creek Country Club for 45 years. Wanda was a member of the Methodist Church in Aley.
She was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Charles Keith, second husband Harold Benjamin Summerville, third husband Paul M. Fulks Sr., son Terry Reed Keith, son William Thomas (Bill) Summerville, sister Laura Elvina Louise Reed and brother Harry Joseph Reed.
She is survived by her son Nick Charles Keith and wife Lola, daughter Christina Ann Bock and husband James, grandchildren Kimberly Keith SanMillan, Kelley Keith, Kandace Keith, Kayla Keith and Benjamin Wade Ellis, great-grandchildren Sydni Pierce, Mallory Henson, McKenzy Henson, Nick SanMillan, Martina Henson, Kathryn Anne SanMillan, Elizabeth SanMillan and Landon Wade Ellis, great-great-grandchild Lily Pierce, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Jan

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 18, 2017

Shirley Collier McFaul, 75, of Combine passed quietly away on Jan. 10, 2017 in the home she shared with her husband of 57 years, Robert A. McFaul.
Shirley was born to Oran and Opal Tubb Collier in Kaufman County on Sept. 7, 1941. She attended schools in Crandall and Kaufman.
Shirley married Robert McFaul on Jan. 16, 1960 and they lived in the Urbandale neighborhood of Dallas for 32 years, where they raised three children.
Daughter Sylvia McFaul of Tampa, Fla., survives her mother, as does son Marcus McFaul of Chapel Hill, N.C. and daughter-in-law Amy McFaul of Austin.
Son Bob McFaul preceded her in death.
Shirley was a homemaker and for 20 years was a supportive partner to her husband’s masonry contracting firm, RAM Masonry of Dallas. She enjoyed watching her sports teams, the Texas Longhorns and Dallas Cowboys.
As the niece to country music star Ernest Tubb, The Texas Troubadour, she delighted in being both family member and true fan of his music.
Known as Darlin’ and Grandma Bunny, she was a devoted, loving, generous and fun-loving grandmother to eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Shirley was one of 11 children. Surviving siblings are two brothers Carroll Collier, Gary Dean Collier, and one sister Gloria Collier Thomasson. Countless nieces and nephews mourn the loss of their Aunt Shirley. For the last 25 years she lived in Combine.
She and husband Robert enjoyed their lake-house on Cedar Creek Lake for over 30 years. She is already deeply missed by many who knew and loved her.
Funeral services were held at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman.
Rev. Kyle Childress of Nacogdoches presided.
Pallbearers included grandsons Mitchell Todd and Griffin McFaul, nephews Bart Ray and Heath Huffman. Burial was at Grove Hill Memorial Park in Dallas.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 13, 2017

Clarence DeeWitt Hodge of Eustace went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 8, 2017. He was born July 22, 1926 in Athens to the home of Dee and Sadie Fisher Hodge.
Clarence has one sister Grace Walker and two brothers William Hodge and Terry Hodge.
He was a veteran of WWII and Korea and his rank was sergeant.
Along the way he met a beautiful young lady and married her. Together he and his bride Joyce of 70 years had two children Sonny Hodge and Linda Hodge. That sparkle in Clarence’s eye was due to his three grandchildren Sonya K. Hodge, Hanna J. Blomberg and Will Blomberg.
Clarence retired from LTV after 30 years of service. Once retired he enjoyed fishing, raising quail and spending time with his beloved family and friends.
Clarence is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Grace Walker, William Hodge and Terry Hodge.
Left to cherish Clarence’s memories are many other family members and a host of friends.
Clarence was greatly loved and he will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Paul McKinney with First Baptist Church of Eustace officiated service for the Hodge family.