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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 29, 2015

Nelda Harkness

Nelda Harkness

Nelda Iris Simpson Harkness was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Galveston, and died Dec. 26, 2014.
She was the business owner and real estate broker for Coleman County Land Co. in Coleman.
She was also a Deacon at the First Presbyterian Church of Coleman.
She attended Texas Women’s University in Denton and Howard Payne College in Brownwood.
She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Community Playhouse Theatre in Brownwood.
She was an animal lover and a people person who loved her many friends. She enjoyed traveling, entertaining, art, opera, history and going to the theatre.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Kathleen Helen Knight; sister Juanita Bernadine Knight, brother Oliver Holmes Knight and first husband Mack Eugene Sampson.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Harkness of Cedar Creek Lake; sister Bettye Knight Hart of San Angelo; nephews Billy Hart and wife Tara and their children of San Angelo and Michael Knight and wife Doris of Green Spring, Wis.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 29, 2015

Olen Robertson

Olen Robertson

A memorial service with military honor for Olen J. Robertson, 65, was held Jan. 20, 2015, at Roselawn Memorial Chapel under the direction of Roselawn Funeral Home in Seagoville.
Robertson was born April 7, 1949, in Salzburg, Austria, to Johanna and H.O. Robertson, and died Jan. 15, 2015, in Mabank.
He was a faithful and dedicated member of the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Mark D. Robertson and sister Helen Robertson-Burnett.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Joy Robertson; daughters JoAnn Matheson and husband Perry, Wendy Bruno; sons Michael J. Robertson and wife Leonarda, Scott Davidson; grandchildren April, Krystal, Olivia, Savannah, Josh, Daisy, Mandy, Allison, Jacob, Helen, Jil, Eduardo, Taylor, Ashleigh, Suzanna, Bryan, Toot, Stormy, Thomas, Talia, Annah and Joey; nieces Kristen and Jordan Robertson; nephew Steven Scarber; and numerous great-grandchildren.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 29, 2015

Ada Parrish

Ada Parrish

Funeral services for Ada “Katie” Parrish, of Kemp, were held Jan. 17, 2015 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank, with Rev. Thomas P. Sharon officiating. Interment followed at Oak Grove Memorial Garden in Irving.
Ada was known as “Katie” to her family and friends and “Grandma At The Lake (GATL)” to her grandchildren and “Lake” to her great-grandchildren. She held her family close to her heart.
Katie was an avid reader and enjoyed being outside working in the garden. She also enjoyed dancing and was a member of many social clubs including the garden club, literary club and a longtime member of Cedar Creek Country Club.
Katie went to the Enid College of Business in Enid, Okla. She and her husband, Bob, worked in the gasoline business for more than 25 years.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Katie was Presbyterian by faith and was a member of the First Presbyterian of Mabank. She was a loving caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Katie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob and brother Jack.
She is survived by her daughters, Roberta Oxford and husband Mike of Kemp, Lucy Melton and husband David of Kemp, Patti Cobb and husband Jay of Irving; grandchildren Erik Gross and wife Brandi, Eli Gross and wife Melissa, Casey Melton and wife Natalie, Kealey Owens and wife Whit and Gabe Cobb and wife Tiffani; great-grandchildren Hailey, J.T., Tate, Gabi, Donovan, Kobe, Sydney, Presley, Maddi and Chloe; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.