Sep

11

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 11, 2014

Teresa McGregor

Teresa McGregor

Teresa Dupree McGregor, of Garland, was born Feb. 5, 1962, in Idabel, Okla., to parents Kurt and Maxine (Bivens) Gerull, and entered into eternal rest Sept. 3, 2014, at the age of 52.
Teresa’s greatest love was her family. She took pleasure in gardening and cooking.
Teresa loved spending time with her grandkids and watching movies with her husband.
She also enjoyed fishing and spending time at the beach.
Teresa graduated from TSTI in Waco with a Bachelor’s Degree.
She was the owner of a dental lab for over 28 years.
Teresa was Baptist by faith. She was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Teresa was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her loving husband, Kevin McGregor, of Garland; son Aaron Dupree and Sima of Flower Mound; daughter Nicole Dupree and Chris of Garland; stepdaughters Dejon and Dusty; nine grandchildren; sister Lisa Sechrist of Fort Worth; stepdad Tommy Love of Seven Points; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Sep

11

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 11, 2014

Harold “Cozell” McAfee

Harold “Cozell” McAfee

Services were held for Harold “Cozell” McAfee on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Mabank and laid to rest at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Harold “Cozell” McAfee was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Mabank to Henry and Alice McAfee and passed away in Tyler on Sept. 5, 2014, at the age of 88.
Cozell was a member of Central Baptist Church of Mabank where in the past he served as Music Director for a number of years. He was a long-time supporter of the Mabank community. He served as Mayor, was a member of the Mabank City Council for over 25 years, member of the Volunteer Fire Department for numerous years and was a current member of the Mabank Lions Club. He contributed to bringing music variety shows to the area for fundraising efforts. He recently received his 65 year service pin from the Roddy Chapter of the Masonic Lodge and was a member of the Mabank Order of the Eastern Star for over 60 years. He proudly served his country in World War II with the United States Army.
Cozell worked as Service Parts Manager at Tri-County Ford for 20 plus years. In 1982, he established McAfee Insurance Agency where he spent every day until his death.
Harold “Cozell” McAfee is preceded in death by his parents, one sister Alene Gibbs, one brother Kenneth McAfee and one granddaughter Kaylee Mullins.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Stella Gregory McAfee and three children. Two daughters, Diane Mixon and husband, Royce of Eustace; Deedra Williams and husband, Stan of Mabank; one son, Don McAfee and wife, Denise of Eustace. He was PawPaw to Greg Featherston of Fort Worth, Lindsey Minyard and husband, Lucas of Mabank, and Dane and Drake McAfee of Eustace and great-grand PawPaw to Lavery Brignac and Linden Minyard of Mabank.
Serving as pallbearers were Tim Johnson, Tyson Johnson, Wayne Anthony, Gary Flowers, Todd Gregory and Ronnie Featherston. Honorary Pallbearers were Bill McKee, Midge Odom, Bobbie Gene Autry, Bob Styker, David Risner, Dick Bramblitt, Jack Gregory, Joe Gregory, Cleve Howell, Gerald Cottrell and J.R. “Son” Scott.
Cozell was a wonderful role-model, loving husband, father, PawPaw and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.
In honor of Cozell, memorials may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Sep

07

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

Norma Johnson

Norma Johnson

Norma J. Johnson, of Mabank, was born April 6, 1931, in McKinney, to parents Marshall and Dora (Tatum) Layne, and entered into rest Aug. 27, 2014 at the age of 83.
Norma graduated from Adamson High School. She retired from the banking industry as a loan officer after many years of service.
Norma was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Candace Johnson and son Ricky Johnson.
She is survived by her son, Mike Johnson, of Mabank; daughter Cathy Stephens and husband Steve of Arlington; son Randy Johnson and wife Janice of Mabank; grandsons Dustin Johnson, Sam Johnson, Ben Johnson and Jake Johnson; great-grandchildren Madison Johnson and Stranton Johnson; sister Nadine Johnson of Canton; brother Marshall Layne of Arlington; other loving family members and many more friends.
A private family service will be held at a later date and time.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.