Dec

07

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 7, 2014

Ronald Myers

Ronald Myers

Ronald Myers
A private memorial for Ronald “Ron” Dale Myers, 70, of Gun Barrel City, will be held at a later date.
He was born May 3, 1944, to Dera Irene (Strickland) and Charles Marvin Myers in Rochester and died peacefully Nov. 2, 2014, at the home of his younger daughter, Bonnie Myers Samford, in Anchor Point, Alaska, after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia.
He was a graduate of Rochester High School and served in the United States Navy from 1962 – 67.
He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration as an air traffic controller at Dallas Love Field.
He was a resident of Cedar Creek Lake for almost 40 years and loved the lake and the relationships he established there.
He enjoyed time with his “coffee buddies,” fishing, cooking, winning many cook-off trophies, reading and writing poetry. His favorite hobby was spending time with his grandchildren.
kimpix Myers oldHe is preceded in death by his parents and sister Evelyn Crawford.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Myers, of Gun Barrel City; daughters Michelle Gracy and husband Shawn, of Royse City, Bonnie Samford and husband Carey of Anchor Point, Alaska; son R.D. Myers and wife Regina, of Gun Barrel City; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchidren; sisters Barbara Furrh and Rhona Wilburn of Haskell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or at donate.lbda.org.
“All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated.” John Donne

Dec

04

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 4, 2014

Graveside services for Charles W. Neville, 81, of Seven Points, were held Nov. 21, 2014, at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Grand Prairie.
Neville was born Sept. 11, 1983, in Fulton, N.Y., and died Nov. 9, 2014.
He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1957 and served during the Korean War. He also served in the U.S. Air Force at Hensley Field in Dallas in 1993.
He was preceded in death by his son David.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary Neville of Seven Points; sons Mark Neville of Arlington, Brian Neville of Seven Points; daughter Pamela Cunningham of Arlington; eight grand children; two great-grandchildren; sisters Janice Gantter of Fayetteville, N.Y. and Joyce Ambuske of Baldwinsville N.Y.
Memorial contributions may be made to cancer and Alzheimers associations.

Dec

04

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : December 4, 2014

Martha Sturch

Martha Sturch

Funeral services for Martha Ann (Dosier) Sturch, 69, of Kaufman, are set for noon Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Kemp.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today), Dec. 4, 2014, at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home.
Sturch was born Dec. 17, 1944, in Henderson County, to Ola Fern (Roberson) and Hilton Dewey Dosier Sr., and died Nov. 30, 2014.
She retired after 36 years with the U.S. Postal Service. She made the world a happier place for those around her.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kevin Lafond, parents, brothers Coy Dosier and Hilton Dewey Dosier Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Don M. Struch, of Kaufman; son Michael Lafond of Austin; stepdaughter Pam Morgan; stepson Rickey Sturch; sister Margie Godwin; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.