Apr

10

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 10, 2014

Miriam Attaway

Miriam Attaway

Graveside services for Miriam Maxine Attaway, of Clever, MO, were held Tuesday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank, TX with Rev. Bill Nowell officiating. Miriam was born on February 18, 1917 in Martins Mill, TX to parents Barnett and Carrie (Wallace) Gunn and entered into eternal rest on April 3, 2014 at the age of 97. Miriam was known as “Maxine” by those who knew her best and “Grandma” by her grandchildren. She attended North Texas State University in Denton, TX, where she received her Masters’ in Elementary Education. Maxine taught 5th grade at Garland ISD before retiring in 1971. She loved children and later worked at Mother’s Day Out in Athens, where she was known as “Grandma Maxine” to 125 children. Maxine enjoyed painting and artwork. She played the organ, did crossword puzzles and founded The Senora’s Club in Spanish Shores. Maxine and her husband, M.D., built the first brick building and grocery store in Gun Barrel City and called it Attaway’s Supermarket. She was Baptist by faith and attended the First Baptist Church in Gun Barrel City. Maxine was a very loving and kind lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Marvin D. Attaway, son Marcus Attaway, sister Bobbie Atkins and aunt Carly Mae Wallace.
She is survived by her son Michael Attaway of Clever, MO, daughter-in-law Alice Attaway of Athens, grandchildren; Brien Attaway and wife Paige of Clever, MO, Forrest Attaway of Kansas City, MO, Travis Attaway and wife Carrie of Uniontown, PA, six great-grandchildren, other loving family members and many more friends.
Donations made be made in honor of Mirian Maxine Attaway to The Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org/donate. A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Apr

06

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 6, 2014

Vera Laster, 72, was born April 18, 1941, to Ella King and Elmer Cole, and died March 27, 2014.

Apr

06

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 6, 2014

Aaron Jenkins

Aaron Jenkins

Services for Aaron Jenkins, of Mabank, were held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Bro. Jack Ray officiating. Interment followed the service at Guill Cemetery in Mabank.
Aaron was born on May 2, 1993 in Mesquite, TX to Christie Jenkins, and entered into eternal rest on April 2, 2014 at the age of 20.
Aaron was a very kind hearted and loving young man. He loved Anime and Pokemon. Aaron was very eclectic and had many talents.
He graduated from Mabank High School in 2012 and was attending TVCC, majoring in Liberal Arts.
Aaron wanted a future working in voice over acting and animation movies.
He also did drawings of Anime and real people and was very content with his paper and pencil. Aaron was an amazing person who will be truly missed by all who loved and knew him.
Aaron was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Harold and Dorothy Guill, great-grandmother Mildred Dowdle and great-granddad J.A. Jenkins.
He is survived by his mother, Christie Jenkins Kirchenbauer and father Troy of Mabank; brother Wesley Kirchenbeauer of Mabank; stepbrother Garret Kirchenbauer of Forney; stepsister Haley Kirchenbauer of Forney; grandmother Linda Guill Sikes of Mabank; grandfather Johnny Jenkins of Dallas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.