Apr

15

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 15, 2016

robinsonobit

A funeral service for Barbara Loretta Robinson, 76, of Jacksonville, was held April 12, 2016, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with the Rev. Paul McKinney officiating.
She will be laid to rest at Providence Cemetery beside her beloved husband, whom she married on April 2, 1953, Everett L. “Bo” Robinson.
Barbara passed away April 7, 2016, in Athens. She was born Feb. 1, 1940, in Cherokee County.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, of Eustace, and a homemaker. Barbara was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Jacksonville and the Order of the Eastern Star, in Gun Barrel City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett L. “Bo” Robinson, parents Edward B. and Vera Leora Perry White; and daughter Kathy D. Wright.
Left to cherish her memory is her son, James E. Robinson and fiancé Patricia Wright of Jacksonville, daughter Tonya D. Helmig and husband Wayne R. of Payne Springs, brothers Larry White and wife Sandra and Elvis Glenn White, all of Jacksonville; grandchildren Michelle Sanchez, Jason E. Robinson, Christopher J. Helmig and Calvin R. Helmig; great-grandchildren Cruz Sanchez, AudreyAnna Sanchez, Jacob Robinson and Hanna Robinson; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Aaron White, Jason E. Robinson, Christopher J. Helmig, Calvin R. Helmig, Wayne R. Helmig and Randy Wright.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Plus at 627 S. Palestine St. Athens, TX 75751 or the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, Fla., 33131.

Apr

13

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 13, 2016

Steven Floyd Green was born Feb. 19, 1954, in Englewood, Calif. He lost his battle to cancer March 27, 2016, in Mabank.
He is preceded in death by his parents, David E. Green and Ruth Naomi Spence Green, brother David Green and sister Charlotte Green.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Mandrell, brother Norman Green, children Steven Green, Nicol Green, Jerrylynn Mandrell, Tasha Mandrell and Tiffany Cogbill.
Steve was a loving grandfather to 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was an awesome person with such a loving heart. He will be dearly missed by so many friends and family.
Rest easy dad and papa. We love you.

Apr

13

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 13, 2016

Preston obit

Almeda Preston was born May 29, 1929, in Blanchard, Okla., and died April 9, 2016, after a long illness.
She was a member of Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church in Tool.
She was married to her beloved husband of 70 years, J.B. Preston. They traveled extensively and she loved to fish and play Bridge.
She is survived by her husband, J.B. Preston, daughter Jamie Preston, and son Marcus Preston and wife Debra, grandchildren Jason Harbin and wife Stephani, Amanda Short and husband Gregg and Alissa Preston; great-grandchildren Baird Harbin, Jordan Short, Shelby Short, Nicholas Harbin and Holden Prince; and great-great-grandchild Alexandria Harbin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Vicy Aston, and sister Billie Dilorio.
A Celebration of Life was held April 13, 2016, at the Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.