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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 10, 2016

Buzzy Hale Obit 001A.O. “Buzzy” Hale Jr., 79, a devoted Christian, father and loving husband, passed away peacefully at his home in Kemp on August 6, 2016.
Buzzy was born in El Dorado, Ark. on November 23, 1936 to A.O. Hale and Mable Rainwater Hale. After graduating from Eldorado High School and attending Arkansas Tech University he served in the United States Army. Following his graduation from the University of Arkansas as a Sigma Chi, he enjoyed a successful career in data processing and financial services.
Buzzy retired to Cedar Creek Lake in 1989 at the age of 52. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, golfer and dedicated Arkansas Razorback. He loved helping his community or anyone in need. He was an active member of St, James Episcopal Church and served on the board at Cedar Creek Country Club. His work with Mabank Area Good Samaritans, Forever Families and the Senior Citizen Center and had a positive impact on so many in the community.
He is survived by his wife Sandy Garland Hale and children, Mary Deidre Hale of Little Rock, Ark., Kristin Hale Lawton of Asheville, N.C., Holly Hale Boswell and husband Chad of Cashiers, N.C., Craig Garland of Forney, Matt Garland of Lexington, Ky., sister Dorinda Hale Crews of Hamburg, Ark., brother Russell Hale and wife Lynda of Coppell. Jane Irving the mother of his three daughters of Heber Springs, Ark., grandchildren Braden Hale Boswell, Hadley Lee Boswell and many nieces, nephews; friends and loved ones.
Buzzy was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law Donald Crews and Dee Arlene Hale.
A celebration of his life, led by Fr. Jerry D. Morriss, will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, Kemp 10 a.m., Aug11 (today).
Immediately following the service, a reception will be held in the Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to one of the following:
St. James Episcopal Church, Memorial Fund, 10707 CR 4022 Kemp, Tx. 75143.
Mabank Area Good Samaritans, P.O. Box 1891,Mabank,Tx. 75147.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 10, 2016

shafer obit photoFuneral services for Billy Jack Shafer will be held today August 11 at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp with Rev. Tim Chapman and Rev. James Shafer officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Lone Oak Cemetery in Becker Community. Billy was born May 8, 1928 in Dallas to parents Charles and Oma (Denson) Shafer and entered into eternal rest on August 5, 2016 at the age of 88.
Billy loved being outdoors, fishing, hunting, football and baseball. He owned and operated NAPA Carrollton Motor Supply and worked at Friendly Chevrolet for many years. Billy was the Kemp School crossing guard for several years.
He was a Master Mason in Carrollton. Billy was a member of Baker United Methodist Church. He was a very loving and kind man who will be missed tremendously by all those who knew and loved him.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, wife Aleta Shafer, son Billy Shafer in 2008, five brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his son Bobby Shafer of Kemp, grandson Billy Jack Shafer Jr. of Carrollton, sister Margie Lambert of Carrollton, brother James Shafer of Malakoff, numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family members and many more friends.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made in honor of Billy to Alzheimer’s Association at www.alzfdn.org.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 5, 2016

HALE OBIT
Funeral services will be held for Roy Edward Hale at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Payne Springs United Methodist Church.
Roy was born June 7, 1921, in Oconee County, Ga. to parents Albert Loyd and Victoria (Bowden) Hale and entered into rest on July 29, 2016, at the age of 95.
Roy served our country in the United States Army in World War II. He was a caring man who loved living at Cedar Creek Lake, where he enjoyed gardening, working and being with people. Roy was a member of Payne Springs United Methodist Church and The United Methodist Men at Payne Springs.
Roy is preceded in death by his parents, loving wife Lucille (Moore) Hale, brother Loyd Hale and son Phillip Hale.
He is survived by sons Ron Hale and Janie of Jacksonville and Terry Hale and Carri of Mabank, daughters Sandy Hale and Mike Leet of Rockdale and Pam Hale and Dub Traeger of Taylor, 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, brothers John Hale and Mary of Watkinsville, Ga. and Victor Hale and Inez of Gainesville, Ga., numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made on line at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.