Feb

15

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : February 15, 2015

Vernice Lewis

Vernice Lewis

Funeral services for Vernice “Dean” Lewis, of Gun Barrel City, were held Feb. 13, 2015, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank with Rev. Danny Cope officiating. Interment followed at Cedar Creek Memorial Park.
Dean was born Aug. 9, 1954, in Wardville, Okla., to parents Hugh Edward Lewis and Gladys Latham Lewis, and entered into eternal rest Feb. 9, 2015, at the age of 60.
Dean was a good-hearted and down-to-earth man. He enjoyed rebuilding trucks and riding his Honda Gold Wing with his grandson, Dillon.
Dean was a great cook; he and his grandson would barbecue and made the best ribs. He was always on the go and was a jack-of-all-trades.
Dean worked at Fineline Sheet Metal Shop in Terrell and worked in sheet metal fabrication for 40 plus years. Some would call him a workaholic.
Dean was known for his quirky little sayings.
He was a Christian by faith and a fighter to the end. Dean was a loving, caring man who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Brenda Lewis, brothers Don Lewis, Perry Lewis and Archie Lewis.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Lewis, of Gun Barrel City, daughter Misty Martinez and husband Paul of Ferris, son Brian Stroud and wife Amy of Mesquite, daughter Clarissa Pittman and husband Troy Garrett of Mabank, seven grandchildren, four sisters and a brother, daughters from another mother Heather Cope and Michelle Robertson; and a host of extended family and friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Feb

12

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : February 12, 2015

A graveside service for Rex Eugene McDonald, 89, was held Feb. 6, 2015, at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
McDonald was born Dec. 1, 1925, in Mineola, to Jewel (Tabor) and Tim McDonald, and died Jan. 28, 2015.
He was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Ronnie McDonald.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Janice McDonald, daughter Kimberly “Kim” Johnson, granddaughter Heather Arnold, other family members and many friends.
Condolences may be posted online at www.moorheadepps.com.

Feb

12

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : February 12, 2015

No funeral services are set at this time for Brooks Wellington Warren 46, of Gun Barrel City. Arrangements are under the direction of Moorhead-Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Warren was born Dec. 23, 1968, in Red Bank, N.J. to Vicky (VanNess) and Harry Warren, and died at home Jan. 28, 2015.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Stephanie Himes Warren and mother Vicky VanNess.
Survivors include his daughter, Taylor Warren; sons Seth Himes, Logan Warren; sister Vannessa Gibson and husband Archie, brother Sean Warren, father-in-law Joseph Clark, mother-in-law Jackie Clark, nephew Jon Panek, niece Kortnie Panek, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins; other family members and many friends.
Condolences may be posted at www.moorheadepps.com.