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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 4, 2014

Funeral services for Glenda “Sue” Forrest, of Gun Barrel City, were held Sept. 2, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Bro. Billy Joe Kelly officiating. Interment followed the service at Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank.
Sue was a God-sent woman born April 16, 1950, in Hugo, Okla., to Roscoe and Mary Lou (Godwin) Frames, and passed away in Athens, Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 64.
Sue was a wonderful cook known for her “Pink Stuff” and a homemaker, where she took care of the family and her proudest moment in life was the day her son, William, was born.
Everyday special memories were made in the Forrest home when Sue would often sing her favorite gospel songs and play the piano for her children.
When Sue was not tending to the family at their home you could find her shopping at the local Walmart, Goodwill or resource center where she was the employee’s biggest fan with her daughter, Nova.
She loved pigs and had quite a collection of them.
Sue deeply loved the Lord and helped her husband, Burley Forrest, establish five Full Gospel Tabernacles throughout their 47 years of marriage.
Sue was also deeply loved by her daughter-in-law, Helen Forrest, who was considered a daughter to the family.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Mary Lou Frames; and daughter Mary Beatrice Forrest.
Sue will be deeply missed by her husband, Burley Forrest, beautiful daughter Nova Frames and son William Forrest and wife Helen.
Sue also leaves to cherish her, grandsons John Roscoe Forrest, William Earl Forrest, James Paul Forrest and wife Haley, who is expecting Sue’s first great-grandchild in April.
Sue is survived by her granddaughter, Catherine Beatrice Roberts and husband Landon; sister-in-law, Sue Ann Young; a host of extended family and friends.
Sue will be deeply missed by her very best friends, Pat Manness and Debbie Parker, as well as many church members that Sue and Burley touched the lives of over many years, and many congregations.
Her beautiful playing of the piano will be so greatly missed by many.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 4, 2014

Norma Cecil

Norma Cecil

Services for Norma Lorene Cecil, of Mabank, were held Sep. 1, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Bro. Steve Glossup officiating. Interment followed the service at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Norma was born April 2, 1926 in BeeBe, Ark., to parents Marvin and Juanita (Lewis) Sappington, and entered into rest Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 88.
Norma had a big heart and loved being with her family and friends. She loved to laugh and had such a beautiful smile. Norma will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Haskell Sexton, second husband Clarence William Cecil, infant daughter Joyce Ann Sexton, son Johnny Douglas Sexton, sister Wanda Lee Messic, son-in-law James Leon Edwards and daughter-in-law Regina Sexton.
She was survived by her daughter, Linda Kay Edwards; sons Marvin Richard Sexton Sr., and wife Eva, William Bruce Sexton; daughter Darlene Hailey and husband Bill; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Norma Gail Sexton; a host of extended family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 4, 2014

Mack Veach

Mack Veach

Memorial services for Mack R. Veach, of Gun Barrel City, are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Mack was born Jan. 11, 1949, in Mangum, Okla., to parents Jack R. and Katherine (Patton) Veach, and entered into eternal rest Aug. 31, 2014 at the age of 65.
Mack graduated from Irving High School and was a business owner for over 40 years. Mack owned and operated Mack’s Garage (Automotive/Harley repair shops) in Grapevine and Irving until moving his family to Cedar Creek Lake in 1986, where he has owned and operated The Great American Package Store (GAPS) in Gun Barrel City until June, 2014.
His greatest love was his family.
He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his Harley, cooking, reading and having a good, cold beer with family and friends.
He was a member of Ducks Unlimited, NRA and Mabank Rodeo.
He donated time and services to various local businesses and charities.
Mack served in the United States Marine Corps, where he was a Lance Corporal.
He was Methodist by faith and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mabank, and found true peace spending time in the outdoors with family and friends. Mack was a loving, caring man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Mack was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Katie Veach, brother Jack R. Veach Jr., cousin Bert Wilson Montgomery, stepmother Marion Goodier Veach and stepsister Elizabeth Goodier.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Lyn Veach, of Gun Barrel City; sons Steve Scott Montgomery III and wife Dawn of Gun Barrel City, Chad Wilson Montgomery and wife Lana of Gun Barrel City, Josh R. Veach and wife Katie of Gun Barrel City; daughter Katie Lyn Vitellaro and husband Clayton of Spicewood; grandchildren Hannah, Stevie, Katelyn, Jack, Stella, Autumn and Londyn; sister-in-law Linda Veach of Irving; stepsister Virginia Goodier Triplett and husband Rick of Dallas; stepsister Sandie Goodier Curb and husband Doug of Grapevine; other loving family and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.