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

Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Ware Cemetery in Kemp for Homer Armstrong.
Homer was born Sept. 2, 1948 in Crosbyton to parents Thurman Elmore and Margaret Mary (Porter) Armstrong and entered into rest on June 11, 2017 at the age of 68.
Homer was a hard worker and had been employed at Tolosa Feed Store for 40 plus years. Homer was somewhat of a sports fan. He was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns but he loved watching wrestling on television. Homer had a unique talent of making sounds with his mouth that mimicked birds, chickens and others. Homer was a member of Tolosa Baptist Church and helped when he could as an usher. He was a great man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Homer is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers Joel Russell, Thomas Henry, Herman Elmore, Truman Roy and Thurman Clifford Armstrong and sister Nina Martinez.
He is survived by sister Alice Pauline Cunningham of Princeton, brother Troy Lee Armstrong of Plano, brother Edward Jerry Armstrong and Janice of Princeton, brother Charles William Armstrong and Martine of Mesquite, brother Robert Earl Armstrong of Princeton, sister Era May Stanford and William of Irving, brother Billy Melvin Armstrong of Dallas, numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, loved ones and many more friends.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking a donation in Homer’s name be made to Buckner Baptist Children’s Home www.buckner.org.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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

Bonnie Gene Beard, 81, of Gun Barrel City, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 9, 2017.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 17 at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home, 109 S. 3rd St. Grandview, Texas 76050. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 17 at Grandview Cemetery in Grandview.
Born in Hill County, current day Johnson County, he moved to Abernathy, at an early age, graduated from Abernathy High School and attended Howard Payne College in Big Spring and McMurray University in Abilene.
After a long career in the oil and gas industry that took him from West Texas to Indonesia, Africa and the Middle East, Beard retired to Cedar Creek Lake southeast of Dallas and worked as an export cargo inspector.
Beard is preceded in death by his oldest daughter Kim Beard, his parents Bonnie H. and Odessa Beard and one brother Jerry Beard.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, two daughters Revis Allcorn of Flower Mound and Jennifer Lewis of Bartonville, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and brother Keith Beard of Arlington.

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

Funeral services for Wanda Jean Walker were held June 14, 2017 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Don Bell officiating. Interment followed the service at King Cemetery.
Wanda was born on May 8, 1940 in Henderson County to parents Albert Simpson and Leona (Griggs) Armstrong.
Wanda loved reading and enjoyed being with family and friends. She was Christian by faith. Wanda was an exceptional lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dudley Walker, brothers Lawson, Homer and Billy Armstrong and sister Nettie Hilliard.
She is survived by her daughter Mollie Ann Ragsdale and husband James of Kemp, grandson Russell Ragsdale and wife Janet of Kemp, great-grandchildren Crystal Ragsdale, Mariha Ragsdale, Bethany Ragsdale, Brianna Ragsdale, Ariel Ragsdale, Michael Ragsdale and Camdyn Ragsdale, sister Jane Leopard of Athens, numerous nieces and nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.