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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 11, 2016

John Robert Wilson, of Tool, was born Feb. 19, 1925, in Harmony, Ind., to Mary and Edward Wilson, and passed away April 20, 2016, at the age of 91.
John served his country proudly for 20 years in the U.S. Navy and 20 years in the U.S. Merchant Marine.
Left to cherish his one-liners are his children, Donna Kelley, John Wilson Jr., Carol DiMaio (Will); brother Glen Wilson, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many loving nieces and nephews, and dear friend Shirley Roman.
John was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, siblings Virginia Davis, Rosemary Barber, Elizabeth Roach and Harry Wilson.
A funeral was held April 23, 2016 at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Burial followed at Payne Springs Cemetery, in Payne Springs.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 11, 2016

Worked Up-Obits-CB Wiley

Worked Up-Obits-CB Wiley

On May 6, 2016, C.B. (Claude Berdine) Wiley went to be with the Lord and Savior at the age of 79.
He was born Aug. 16, 1936, in Seguin. He was the son of Jewel and Earl Wiley. He was the forth of six children.
He entered the military and served as a paratrooper in Germany from 1955 to 1958.
On May 24, 1962, he married Mary Ann Hammac.
C.B. and Mary owned and operated a grocery store and a gun store in Dallas. C.B. also served in the Dallas Police Department. In March of 1972 they moved to Canton and opened Wiley and Son’s Gun Store. C.B. also pursued his interest in exotic animals.
He entered law enforcement in Van Zandt County in 1974. He served as Justice of the Peace and then Constable. He served in Law Enforcement for more than 50 years.
He was the president of the First Monday Centennial, and a member of the Canton Lions Club. His greatest joy was found in serving the people of Van Zandt County.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Ann Wiley, daughter Pam Hinton and husband Byron Hinton; son David Wiley of Wills Point, grandchildren Beau and Hannah Hinton, Cody Wiley, Mary Katherine Wheeler; great-grandchildren Hondo Wiley, Liam Wheeler; and last sibling Jewel Morren.
He is preceded in death by his son, Cash Wiley, parents Jewel and Earl Wiley; sister Joyce Munsel, brother Earl Wiley, sister Wanda Wiley, and brother David Wiley.
The funeral was held May 10, 2016, at Eubank Funeral Home. The Honorable Judge Ronnie L. Daniell will be officiating, and remained a loyal and true friend to the end. C.B. is laid to rest at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Wiley, Cody Wiley, Tony Katsoulas, Pat Jordan, Nicky Hensen, and Robert Tisdale.
Honorary pallbearers were Judge Ronnie L. Daniell, Sandra Plaster and Dr. John Turner.
The family would like to sincerely thank The Hospice of East Texas for their care and attentiveness during C.B.’s last days and request that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to it at 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 11, 2016

Whaley obit

On May 5, 2016, Virginia Rae Pearl Whaley entered into eternal rest at the age of 77.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank.
She was born Aug. 24, 1938 in Dallas to parents of Elmer Ivey and Elma Peachtree.
She loved being outdoors, gardening, growing her veggies and working in her flower beds. She loved the summer time, fishing and playing with her two dogs, Puddles and Wendy. She enjoyed traveling and going to flea markets. She loved dressing up and being pretty. She liked going to the honkey tonks and listening to the music. She loved singing and played the guitar, herself.
Christmas was her favorite time of the year and she loved having family over. She was Pentecostal by faith. She was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Diana Dorne Bell, daughter Dana Mae Walker, son-in-law Harold Dobbs; grandsons, Travis Busby and David Allen Harris; sisters Hazel Mason and Jewell Hearn; brothers Cecil Ivey, Lloyd Ivey Jr. and Floyd Ivey.
She is survived by her loving husband Lloyd Whaley of Gun Barrel City, daughter Kathy Dobbs, sons Martie Busby and Robbey Busby, grandsons Donney, Harold Jr., Marty Jr., Jimmy and David; granddaughters Stacey, Sherry, Brenda, Shanvey and Candice; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.