Jul

17

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.

Jul

17

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

Virginia Wright

Virginia Wright

Services for Virginia Lou Wright, of Mabank, were held Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Mabank with Rev. Don Teague officiating. Interment followed the service at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Virginia was born on May 6, 1928, in Van Zandt County, TX to parents Jerome and Vena (Long) Groom, and entered into eternal rest on July 13, 2014 at the age of 86.
Virginia was known as “Aunt Ginner” to her family.
She graduated from Mabank High School in 1946.
Virginia worked several years as a bookkeeper for her brother’s business.
She loved to garden and grow beautiful flowers, especially roses.
Virginia enjoyed watching the Game Show Network and her favorite show was “Wheel of Fortune.”
She made the best banana pudding and her recipe had been handed down from her mother.
Virginia enjoyed riding in her 1965 Red Thunderbird, that her son bought her for her birthday.
She entered it in many car shows and won first place at the Amon Carter Yellow Rose Car Show.
Virginia was a member of the Lyonees Club, where she was secretary.
Virginia loved to play 42 at the Mabank Senior Citizens Center.
She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Mabank.
Virginia was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, son Michael Wright, four brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Owen Wright of Mabank; son Dennis Wright of Mabank; granddaughters Tiffany Barrett and husband Dustan of Mabank, Shelly Meadows of Canton; grandson Caleb Meadows of Rice; great-grandson Peyton Meadows and great-granddaughter Karissa Breckel; sister Andrea Claxton and husband David of Rice; brother Estle Groom of Mabank; numerous nieces; nephews and cousins; a host of friends and her precious pug “Sweetie.”
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Lisa Smith for all her love and care and to the Cedar Lake Nursing Home staff.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Jul

10

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

Charles Harkins

Charles Harkins

Charles Norman Harkins Sr., of Kemp, was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Canton, N.C., to parents Elishu and Effie Mae (Arrington) Harkins and entered into eternal rest June 26, 2014 at the age of 79.
Charles was known to his family and friends as “Charlie.”
He loved his family and his dogs.
Charlie enjoyed going to flea markets, being on the lake fishing and horse trading. He was a Master Electrician for over 30 years.
Charlie served in the United States Marine Corps as a Corporal and served during the Korean War.
He was Baptist by faith. Charlie was a very loving and caring man who will be missed dearly by all those who knew him.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Mack, Bob, Red and Richard, sisters Mary, Jeannette, Margaret, Nell and Betty.
He is survived by his children, Rita Ann Harold, Sharon Marie Seamon, Theresa Lynn Eason Harkins, Charles Anthony Harkins Jr. and Elizabeth Ann Harkins; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute can be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.