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09

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : March 9, 2015

Funeral services for Lester S. Allgyer, 67, were held March 1, 2015, at the Grays Prairie Mennonite Church under the direction of Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman.

Allgyer was born Aug. 18, 1947, in Bareville, Penn., to Lizzie A. (Stoltzfus) and LeRoy Allgyer, and died Feb. 25, 2015, at a Dallas hospital.

He was raised in Pennsylvania and moved to Scurry, in 1988.

He was a self-employed carpenter and enjoyed gardening.

He was a member of the Grays Prairie Mennonite Church.

He was preceded in death by his son, Filas Allgyer.

He married Lillian Laura Smith in Maryland July 26, 1969.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian of Scurry, sons Marcus Allgyer of Seven Points, Jared Allgyer of Free Union, Joel Allgyer and wife Virginia of Scurry; daughters Tabitha Martin of Emory, Ruth Allgyer of Pittsgrove, N.J. and Laura Stover of Sterling, Alaska; father LeRoy Allgyer of Womelsdorf, Pa.; brothers Wilmer Allgyer of Terre Hill, Pa., Emanuel Allgyer of Johnsville, Ill., LeRoy Allgyer Jr., of Whittington, Ill. and Kenneth Allgyer of New Holland, Pa.; sister Ruth Ann Nolt of Womelsdorf, Pa., 23 grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

Mar

09

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : March 9, 2015

Billy Ray Stevens

Billy Ray
Stevens

Funeral services for Billy Ray Stevens, 77, of Seven Points, were held Feb. 28, 2015, at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Rev. Chuck Weber officiating. Interment followed at Baker Cemetery.

Stevens was born Dec. 30, 1937, in Lubbock, to Suzana Ellen (Shaddy) and Rutherford Hubbard Stevens, and died Feb. 24, 2015.

He served in the United States Army from October 1961 to September 1967.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Rutherford Hubbard Stevens Jr.

Survivors include his sisters, Gracie Keller and husband Otho and Sue Johnson; nephews Tony and Todd Stevens, Bryan and Gary Johnson, and Steven Nevil; niece Deanna Mullins, numerous great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Steven Nevil, Tony Stevens, Chaney, Bryan and Landry Johnson; Ryan Mullins and Taylor Willeford.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : March 1, 2015

Rodger Frazier

Rodger Frazier

Funeral services for Rodger Eugene “Gene” Frazier, of Payne Springs, were held Feb. 27, 2015, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank, with Rev. Steve Glosup and Rev. Don Teague officiating. Interment followed at Payne Springs Cemetery.
Gene was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Payne Springs, to parents George L. Frazier and Annie Wilma (Simpson) Frazier, and passed away Feb. 22, 2015, at the age of 89.
A lifetime resident of this area, he served as the first Fire Chief of Eustace Volunteer Fire Dept. and was a 60-year member of the Eustace Masonic Lodge #1199 AF&AM and past Worshipful Master, as well as a member of Sharon Shriners of North America.
He was a Civil Service heavy equipment operator and constructed roads in Guam before his employment with the Tarrant County Water Board from 1964 to 1989. He later worked for the Texas Department of Transportation.
Methodist by faith, he attended the Payne Springs United Methodist Church and was a lifelong member of the Payne Springs Cemetery Association.
Gene was kind, polite and patient, and loved the outdoors, horses, cattle, rodeos, building fences and working with the earth. Most of all, he loved being with his family; it was his favorite time and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, wife Opal Frazier, daughter Carolyn Hyde, grandson W. Cody Cornelius, brother Roy D. Frazier and wife Wanda, sisters Dale Tigert, Gale Smith, Jackie Meredith and husband J.D. and Mary Lee Pelham and husband Clifford; brother-in-law Luther McManus, son-in-law Archie Lewis, niece Terri Smith, nephew Steve Smith and former wife Mable Frazier.
He is survived by his daughters, Deborah Eubank and husband Robert of Mabank, Pamela Lewis of Trinidad; son Dr. Ben Cornelius and wife Vickie of Eustace, grandchildren Kristi Cornelius of Eustace, Katy Landeck and husband Mark of Houston, Sunny Baker of Mabank, Jennifer Raines of Austin, Alesha Eubank of Rogers, Ark., Eddie Connor and wife Lacy of Trinidad; great-grandchildren Ryan and Sarah Caldwell, Evan and Myah Landeck, Dakota and Sierra Baker, Lucas and Madelyne Conner and Kris Mastin; sisters Wilma Childress and husband Hugh, Twyla McManus and Nelda Reynolds and husband Glenn; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.