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

kimpix OELERobitJohn Everett Oeler, 83, of Big Pine Key, Fla., was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Oeler was born Nov. 10, 1930, in White Plains, N.Y., to Rose and John J. Oeler, and died Oct. 30, 2014, at East Texas Medical Center in Athens.
He was a war veteran, serving in the Korean war as the radio operator with a B-29 bomber crew. He earned an electrical engineering degree on the G.I. Bill and moved to Richardson with the Collins Radio Company.
In 1969, he and his wife, Joanne Parker Oeler, formed and operated Oeler & Menelaides, Inc., an electronic manufacturer’s representative firm in Dallas with his partner, Ken Menelaides, in Houston.
In 1994, they retired and moved to Big Pine Key, Fla., where they were members of St. Francis-in-the-Keys Episcopal Church and supported many community organizations.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Survivors include his daughter, Leslie Oeler Dare and husband Don, of Mabank; son John Stewart Oeler of Plano; granddaughter Natasha Rose Dare of Mabank; sister Rosemary Carrotti and husband Leo, of West Haverstraw, N.Y.; many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis-in-the-Keys Episcopal Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 430645, Big Pine Key, FL 33043.
Condolences may be posted at www.moorheadepps.com.

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

Larry Moran

Larry Moran

Funeral services for Larry W. Moran, of Seven Points, were held Nov. 5, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Charles Moran officiating. Interment followed the service at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.
Larry was born Feb. 12, 1936, in Kemp, to parents Cecil and Helen (Rachel) Moran, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 31, 2014, at the age of 78.
Larry loved woodworking and was a master craftsman. He enjoyed talking, especially about history.
Larry was in the United States Navy and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He was on the board at East Texas Medical Center in Athens and served as a volunteer for the Tool Fire Department.
Larry was a member of First Assembly of Sanford, Florida. He was a very loving and caring man who will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers James, Billy and Carol.
He is survived by his wife, Oma Lou Moran, of Seven Points; daughter Laura Jenkins of Olive Branch, Miss.; step-sons Philip Ivy of Waco and Michael Ivy of Hickory Creek; step-daughter Michele Bryce of Rowlett; grandchildren Kristie Poole, Morgan and Nathan Haley; step-granddaughter Christi Schluter; great-granddaughters Alyssa Rines, Reese McDaniel, Sydney Lee and Ainslie Haley; step-great-grandchildren Demi Bayless, Alyssa Bayless, Ethan Schluter and Zachary Schluter; sisters Margaret Drummond of Cross Roads and Bonnie Bennett of Cross Roads; brother Charles Moran of Pampa; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving relatives and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Nov

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

Dennis Harrison

Dennis Harrison

Funeral services for Dennis Felix Harrison, were held Nov. 6, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Donnie Burrow officiating. Interment followed the service at Payne Springs Cemetery.
Dennis was born Sept. 6, 1922, in Paragold, Ark. to parents Felix and Martha (Williams) Harrison, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 31, 2014 at the age of 92.
Dennis was in the United States Navy from 1942-45 and was in World War II.
He loved to write poetry and drove a truck until he was 88, driving was his passion.
Dennis was Baptist by faith and was a member of the Payne Springs Baptist Church. He was a very loving and caring man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, wife Juanita Harrison, daughter Deanna Lea Harrison Thatcher, sister Permelia Whiteside, brothers Alvie, Donald, Marlin, Zane and Norman.
He is survived by his daughter, Betty Lou Spalinger and husband Ed of Oakridge, Ore.; sons Larry Dennis Harrison and wife Susan of Gun Barrel City and Sidney Alfred Harrison of Forney; daughter Dennita Joyce Burrow and husband Gary of Forney; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.