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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 14, 2017


Clarence Clinton GoDair, of Eustace, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 85 years old.
Mr. GoDair was born in Portageville Mo., to Maudie Stuart GoDair and Arthur Dalton GoDair January 23, 1932.
He grew up in Bakersfield, Calif. and married his high school sweetheart, Juanita Neal prior to entering military service. His greatest honor was serving in the United States Army, 2nd Infantry Division, during the Korean War. Injured in battle on September 3, 1951, Private E-2 GoDair was awarded the Purple Heart.
Upon returning home, he began working for ICX, a trucking company, where he was promoted to sales manager and transferred to Dallas. After retirement, he moved to Eustace, where he resided for 19 years.
He is preceded in death by brothers Jim, Herschel and Harold and sisters Ruth Luke and Reathel Treece.
Mr. GoDair is survived by Juanita, his devoted wife of 66 years, his son Clinton Dana GoDair and his wife Vikki of Eustace, his daughter Deborah and her husband Kip of Hurst, and his sister Myrtle Blackwood and her husband Pete of Bakersfield. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren Jennifer Mattingly and her husband Tim of Malakoff, Jeff GoDair and his wife Amy of Mabank, Todd Campbell of Hurst and Rachel Highsmith and her husband Jeff of Arlington, his brothers-in-law Stuart Neal and his wife Marissa and Jackie Neal and his wife JoAnne.
He will also be missed by his great-grandchildren Heather Fugitt, Clayton Mattingly, Regan GoDair, Carter GoDair, Addison GoDair, Tyler Mattingly and wife Amanda and Levi Highsmith, great-great grandsons Chase and Chance Mattingly and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Clarence GoDair will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home in Mabank. Viewing at 9 a.m. with services following at 10 a.m. Graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Grand Prairie.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 14, 2017

Graveside services for Minnie Pearl Kinson, 85, of Mabank, were held in Palestine July 14, 2017, at Palestine City Cemetery with Chaplain Kevin Moore officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Mrs. Kinson passed away peacefully at Mabank Nursing Home July 11, 2017. She was born July 10, 1932, in Mexia, to S.T. Walpole and Minnie Lee Smith Rountree.
Mrs. Kinson was a housewife and Church of Christ member. She loved to read, play her handheld games and enjoy the time she could spend with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Oliver Kinson, parents, six brothers, son Jerry Don Kinson and daughter Cathy R. Kinson.
Survivors include her son Lee Kinson of Palestine, daughters Carol Kinson Heron of Mabank, Gloria Kinson May of Malakoff, Paula Kinson Bolt and husband Dennis of Mabank, Sharron Kinson Galliford and husband Bill of Kerens, Shannon Kinson Greer of Palestine, daughter-in-law Nellie Kinson of Palestine, brother George Rountree of Fairfield, sisters Jean Bell of Mabank and Wanda Gregory of Floresville, 19 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Pallbearers were Zach Wood, Christopher Hagood, Garrett Fletcher, Robert Rainey, Clayton Flowers and Jerry Kinson. Honorary pallbearers were Minnie’s sons, grandsons and great-grandsons.
Mrs. Kinson loved the people at Mabank Nursing Home. Her family would like to give special thanks to all of the nursing home staff, the VNA Hospice, and Dr. Eric.
View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 14, 2017

Larry Martin Glossup of Payne Springs, passed away at his home July 10, 2017.
Larry is preceded in death by his father George Martin Glossup, his mother Elizabeth Glossup and stepson Felix R. Moses, Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years Vera Glossup, sister Carol Chappel (Jeff) and brother Frankie Glossup (Brenda). Also aunts Eva Wilson and Ida Bratcher (Gene), Mildred Rosenbeck (Jim) and uncle Weldon Glossup (Vera Mae), Stepson Chris Moses (Jennifer) and stepdaughters Sandra McBerry (Wesley) and Cathy Anderson (Terry), also several nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Larry has many other family members and a host of friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Arrangements were under the direction of Moorhead – Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.