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

Ell Field

Ell Field

Memorial services for Ell Dee Field, of Kemp, TX, were held Jan. 15, 2015, at the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City, in Gun Barrel City, Texas.
Ell Dee was born Dec. 17, 1942, to Leo James and Faye Field in Amarillo, Texas. He died Jan. 10, 2015, at age 72.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother James Murray Field.
Ell Dee graduated from Dalhart High School and attended Texas Tech University.
He returned to his hometown, Dalhart, and married Kay Lynn Field.
He spent 65 years in Dalhart before moving to Kemp, Texas in 2008, in order to be closer to his grandchildren. He loved watching his grandchildren play sports in Lucas, Texas.
Ell Dee was heavily involved in the First Baptist Church in Dalhart and Gun Barrel City, and deeply rooted in his faith and witnessing for the Lord.
He was a Deacon for 40 years and enjoyed being a Sunday School teacher.
During his life in Dalhart, he served on numerous boards in the community including the Farm Bureau, Dalhart Consumers, FHA, Chamber of Commerce, Little Dribblers, and was active in 4H.
He was a lifetime member of the Quarter Horse Association as well as numerous cattle and horse associations.
He was a steward of the land and enjoyed his life of farming, ranching, raising Angus cattle and Quarter horses.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kay Lynn Field; their sons Douglas Dee Field and wife Beth Grant-Field, Dan James Field and wife Paula Smith-Field, and their children, Hannah Nicole Field and Reece Avery Field, and David Quinton Field; his sister-in-law, Fern Hamilton, and her daughters, Leslie Kaye Reeves, Jamie Carter and Laurie Forks; as well as many cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made on behalf of the Deacon Ministries of the First Baptist Church of Gun Barrel City.  Ell Dee was a deacon for 40 years and their ministry was very important to him.
A personal tribute may be made online www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Jan

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

Peggy Victoria Autrey Sandefer, was born July 29, 1944, in Sugarland, to parents D.L. and Mamie (Hoffman) Autrey, and entered into eternal rest Jan. 10, 2015, at the age of 70.
Peggy loved to travel; one of her favorite places to go was Las Vegas.
Peggy was a very loving and caring lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Peggy was preceded in death by her parents and brother Gene Autrey.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Sandefer, of Malakoff; brothers Louis Autrey and wife Ann of Star Harbor, Jerry Autrey of Sweetwater and Kenneth Autrey of Triniday; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedacreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 11, 2015

Funeral services for George “Buddy” Dewey Barton Sr., 79, were held Jan. 8, 2015, at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home with Rev. Paul McKinney officiating. Burial followed at Payne Springs Cemetery.
Barton was born Aug. 10, 1935, in Waxahachie, to Goldie and Bryan Barton, and died Jan. 4, 2015.
He was the owner of the Fender Mender Body Shop.
He is preceded in death by his wife Jaennette “mem,” parents, sister Callie and step-father Alvin.
Survivors include his children, George Dewey Barton Jr., Freda Ann Barton Baker and husband Gary Lee, Chris Key and fiancé Charles Massey; nine grandchildren; and brother-in-law Kenneth Archer.