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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : June 16, 2017

Funeral services for Darrell Wayne Johnston were held June 16, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Mabank with Bro. Larry Strandberg officiating. Interment followed the service at Elm Grove Cemetery in Mabank.
Darrell was born Jan. 14, 1956 in Dallas to parents Jimmy and Oleta (Smith) Johnston and entered into eternal rest on June 12, 2017 at the age of 61.
Darrell graduated from North Mesquite High School in 1974. He worked the last 16 years at East Cedar Creek Fresh Water Supply as a supervisor. Darrell was a God fearing and loving man. He was an exceptional father, who loved his family unconditionally. Darrell was a giving man. He was very generous to his loved ones and those around him. He was a huge baseball fan and sports fan in general. Darrell enjoyed reading, spending time with his family and his dog “Ranger.” He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Mabank. Darrell was an amazing man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, sister Linda and niece Jennifer.
He is survived by his son Darrell Johnston ,Jr. and wife Katie of Mabank, granddaughter Lyla Johnston of Mabank, brother Billy Johnston of Harrison, Ariz., sister Sharon Hudson and husband Tracy of Texas, brother Stanley Johnston of Dallas, sister Elizabeth Vasquez and husband Eli of College Station, sister Kim Johnston of Dallas and brother Jimmy Johnston, Jr. of South Korea, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : June 16, 2017


Funeral services for Lowell Duncan Pahl will be held Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Mabank.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at King Cemetery. Lowell was born on April 1, 1931 in Merrill, Wis. to parents Ethan Pahl and Wilma Duncan Pahl and entered into eternal rest on April 19, 2017 at the age of 86.
Lowell was in the United States Army and served for 20 years. He retired as MSgt. Lowell was stationed in Japan, Hawaii, Germany and Ft. Devens in Ayer, Mass. and served in the Korean War.
Lowell graduated Milwaukee School of Engineering and Upper Iowa University with two Bachelor’s degrees. He was married to the love of his life for over 50 years, Maxine Callahan Pahl, who preceded him in death on July 17, 2000.
Lowell enjoyed being outside, cutting trees and building things. He loved spending time with his family, friends and going out to eat. Lowell volunteered at the food bank, was a member of the Masonic Cedar Creek Lake Lodge #1431, where he served as past Master, Roddy Lodge #734 in Mabank and Masonic Lodge #528 in Kemp.
He was also a member and past Patron of Eastern Star GBC Chapter #1114, Rainbow Girls #369 as a past Rainbow Dad and on the advisory board. Lowell was a member of the VFW #4376 of Seven Points and American Legion #310 in Gun Barrel City.
He was an active member in several Methodist churches, including Westford, Mass. and Garland. Lowell was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church in Mabank.
He was an amazing man, who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Lowell was preceded in death by his parents, wife Maxine Pahl, great-grandson Austin Young, brothers Darren Pahl, Dean Pahl, Rodney Pahl and sister Phyllis Pahl.
He is survived by his daughter Linda Teppenpaw of Seven Points, son Rodney Pahl and wife Linda, Aaron Pahl of Hudson, N.H., grandchildren Lauren Soucy and husband Bob of Leominster, Mass., Connie Young and husband Rory of Parker, Colo., George Lowell Weilenmann and Jack French of Broomfiled, Colo., Rodney Pahl of Florida, Raymond Pahl of Florida, Jared Pahl of Florida, Ann Covey and husband Jim of Hudson, N.H., Chuck Lyons of Hudson, N.H., nine great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren, sister Yvonne DiFrancisco of Calif. and sister Kathy, brother Carrol Pahl of Ohio, other loving family members and many more friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Lowell’s honor, to First Presbyterian Church of Mabank, Cedar Creek Lake Lodge #1431, Roddy Lodge-Mabank #734, Kemp Lodge #528, Eastern Star GBC #1114 or Rainbow Girls #369.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : June 16, 2017

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Providence Baptist Church in Tool with graveside services following at Tool Cemetery.
Samuel G. Mason was born Nov. 3, 1959 in Dallas to parents Willie and Willie (Case) Mason and entered into eternal rest June 13, 2017 at the age of 57.
Samuel was a loving, caring and generous man and always quick to help his family, friends and strangers alike.
Samuel loved life and spending time with his family whether it was at family gatherings or enjoying his hobbies with his family. Sam was very intelligent which paired well with his entrepreneurial spirit. In his spare time, he loved restoring, driving and trading classic cars and muscle cars. Samuel also enjoyed his work as a real estate developer and investor. True to his selfless nature, Sam volunteered as the road director for his community for 15 years.
Samuel was a great man who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Samuel was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his loving wife Diana Mason of Mabank, sons Allen Mason and wife Shannon of Dallas, Kevin Mason of Houston and Brian Mason of El Paso, daughter Samantha Mason of Lewisville, granddaughter Emilia Mason, sister Barbara Marrs Taylor of Mabank, brothers Joe Mason of Emory, Paul Mason and wife Diane of Emory, Daniel Mason of Eustace and Michael Mason of Athens, numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.