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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 19, 2014

A memorial service for Brenda Kay Story Moore, 64, of Kaufman, will be held at a later date.
Per her wishes, she was cremated.
Moore was born Sept. 27, 1950, in Dallas, to Virginia Jaunita and Frank William Story.
She owned and operated a construction company in Mabank. She was known as the garage sale queen.
She enjoyed looking for antiques and vintage things to remodel her 110-year-old house.
Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband David O. Moore.
Survivors include her children, Paula Diane Moore Torrez of Albany, William Douglas Moore and wife Paige of Jacksonville, Fla., Daniel Allen Moore and wife Angela of Albany; 11 grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two on the way, sister Linda Sue Stricker; and brother Frank William Story, Jr., of Sachse.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice and may be left at Morehart Mortuary.
Condolences may be posted at www.morehartmortuary.net.

Oct

19

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 19, 2014

Patty Belcher

Patty Belcher

Funeral services for Patty Lee Belcher, of Kemp, were held Oct. 18, 2014, at the Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel in Kemp, with Mr. Robert Emfinger officiating. Interment followed at Baker Cemetery.
Patty was born Feb. 9, 1952, in Dallas, to parents Bobby Lee and Mary Myrtle (Earls) Bruner, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 15, 2014, at the age of 62.
Patty was known as “Patty Lee” by most everyone.
She was a student of Kemp High School and a teacher at the former Learning Zone and Kemp Christian Academy.
Patty Lee loved children and helping them learn. She also enjoyed dancing, watching cooking shows, talking about old times with family and friends, and going out to dinner.
She also loved her animals, Tobi and Cali.
Patty Lee was a Baptist by faith and is now resting in Heaven. She was a loving, caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Patty Lee was preceded in death by her parents, husband Danny Belcher, and grandmother Bertha “Mama Bert” Earls.
She is survived by her daughter, Julie Estes of Kemp; sons Timothy Don Estes and wife Andrea of Kaufman and Tracy Lee Estes and wife Maria of Terrell; granddaughters Megan and Krissie; great-granddaughter Sophia; great-grandson Cayden, who is on the way; sister Sharon Reed; brother Rocky Bruner; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 16, 2014

Funeral services for Donnie L. Horne, of Payne Springs, were held Oct. 14, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Br. George Yager officiating. Interment followed at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank.
Donnie was born May 8, 1946, in Crescent City, Ore., to parents Lester and Marian Elizabeth (Patton) Horne, and entered into eternal rest on Oct. 8, 2014, at the age of 68.
Donnie had the biggest heart ever and he held his family close to his heart. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren tremendously.
Donnie never met a stranger and would give anyone the shirt off his back.
He loved to collect stamps, watch old movies and read to his grandchildren.
Donnie served in the U.S. Navy and did three tours in Vietnam.
He was a welder and fabricator by trade, but was also a seamster and sewing machine mechanic.
Donnie was a member of the American Legion Post 310. He was a stage four colon cancer survivor. Donnie was a loving and caring man who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael Douglas Horne, daughter-in-law Dee Horne, sisters Jane Mobley and Patty Ginger Benson, and brother Richard Horne.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Horne; son Donald Horne; daughters Geneva Bevis and husband Michael and Donna Horne; grandchildren Carrol Bevis, Arielle Horne, Dillon Horne, Brandon Horne and Lyndsay Horne; great-grandchildren Donnie James Bevis, Makayla Bevis, Mackinzy Bevis and Brody Horne; sisters Cary Benson and Pattie Smith; a host of extended family and friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.