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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 17, 2014

Grace Thomas

Grace Thomas

Funeral services for Grace R. Thomas, 105, of Gun Barrel City, were held July 12, 2014, at Laurel Land.
Thomas was born Sept. 5, 1908, in Bonham, to Grace E. (McRae) and William B. Hardy, and died July 8, 2014.
She was one of nine siblings.
She graduated from Bonham High in 1926.
She and her husband, Charles, were married in 1933, after she attended Texas Tech University.
She was active in the garden club, attended doll classes, and was a Master Bridge player, who played three times a week.
She enjoyed going to Ladies Bible Class, and the fellowship of Elm Wood Church and Cliffwood Church of Christ.
She was a city girl who came to live in Gun Barrel City nine years ago, where she became associated with the sweetest people in the Cedar Creek Lake area.
Noma Chris Parkhouse was considered her second family.
She did not live forever as she planned, but lived life well to the end.
She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1978.
Survivors include her sons, Brad Thomas and wife Susan, Cordell Thomas and wife Beverly; grandchildren Chris Thomas and wife Penny, Kimberly Thomas, Shawn and Scott Veltman; great-grandchildren Taylor and Jon Veltman, Riley and Delaney Thomas.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 17, 2014

Mattie Broyles

Mattie Broyles

Funeral services for Mattie Lou Broyles, 90, were held July 12, 2014, at First Baptist Church Malakoff Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home. Interment followed at Malakoff Cemetery.
Broyles was born March 2, 1924, in Floyd, to Clara Opal and John A. Johnson, and died peacefully surrounded by family July 8, 2014. at Charlton Methodist Hospice in Dallas.
She lived in Dallas until September 1969 when she moved to the Star Harbor Community at Cedar Creek Lake with her husband of 65 years, Cecil. She married Cecil S. Broyles Oct. 6, 1939. They lived there until his death in 2004.
They were members of the First Baptist Church of Malakoff.
She was involved in many church activities, and was a charter member and secretary of the Ex Libris Book Club in Star Harbor and active with the Literary Club of Athens.
She is preceded in death by her husband, daughter Linda Williams and grandson Rickie Williams.
Survivors include her son, Richard Broyles and wife Vera; grandsons Larry and Gary Williams; nine great grandchildren; sisters Pat Goad of Desoto, and Helen Davis and husband Wally of Denton.
Condolences may be posted at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 17, 2014

Drew Richardson

Drew Richardson

Drew “Don” Eugene Richardson, 80, was born Dec. 10, 1933, to Reba and Carl Richardson, and died July 14, 2014.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Richardson; daughter Donnas Richardson; stepchildren James Pate and wife Frieda, Marvin Crawford and wife Deborah; brother, Troy and wife Joann; grandchildren Tom and Kevin Pate, Marc and Thuy Pate, and Jennifer Crawford.
Condolences may be posted at www.moorheadepps.com.