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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 10, 2017

Funeral services for Bobby Ray Davis, Sr. will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Rev. Samuel Calk officiating. Interment will follow the service at Oaklawn Cemetery in Mabank.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel.
Bobby was born on February 26, 1965 in Duncan, Okla. to parents Thurman Davis and Cecilia Johnson and entered into eternal rest on May 7, 2017 at the age of 52.
Bobby was known as “Short Stack” to a lot of his family and friends. He graduated from Grand Prairie High School and went to work in construction.
Bobby’s last employer was DNT Trucking until he became ill and could no longer work. While working at DNT, he received numerous awards for safety and driving.
During his illness and not being able to work, Bobby did a lot of remodeling around the house to keep himself busy. Bobby was an all-around great guy. He loved his children and his family. He loved making people laugh and was truly a people person who never met a stranger. Bobby was always there to help anyone in need.
He was a great cook and loved all kinds of sports and music. Bobby loved being in his truck driving and he liked race cars. He enjoyed being outdoors fishing and watching car shows.
Bobby was Christian by faith and attended the Cowboy Church in Athens and First Baptist Church in Eustace. He was an amazing man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Bobby was preceded in death by his father, maternal grandparents and paternal grandparents.
He is survived by his loving wife Tamera Davis of Eustace, son Derrick Donaho and wife Melissa of San Marcos, son Bobby Davis, Jr. of Boyd, daughter Brooke Ellegde and husband Jonathan of Boyd, daughter Brittani Narvaiz of Texarkana, grandchildren Wyatt, Miley, Gracelynn and Heavynn, mother Cecilia Utley and husband David of Eustace, sister Debra Mathis of Eustace, brother John Cathey and wife Vickie of Brownsboro, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

May

05

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 5, 2017

Born in Waterloo, Iowa, February 8, 1937, Gene Edward Pablo went to meet his maker May 1, 2017.
Because his mother died when he was only four, he was raised in various foster and children homes.
Gene graduated in 1954 in Waverly, Iowa and then earned his B.A. degree in 1958 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.
He served three years in the U.S. Army as a Medic. In 1962, he began a long career with the Social Security Administration, working as a Disability Claims Examiner, Consultant and Assistant Manager in the Wilmington Delaware District Office, and Senior Staff Officer in the Chicago Regional Office. Gene was selected as Disability Program Administrator for the Dallas Regional Office in 1974.
He retired in 1991 to the Cedar Creek Lake area and joined Four Mile Lutheran Church where he served for many years on Council, taught Sunday School, was President for four years, sang in the choir, Lector and Worship Assistant and even preached on occasion when Pastor was ill or on vacation.
Gene enjoyed bowling, traveling and spending time with family.
Gene is preceded in death by parents Gene and Hazel Pablo and second wife of 16 years Dorothy Jenkins Pablo.
Surviving family are sister Mary Thornburg, Clifton, Colo., the mother of his children and first wife of 22 years Judy Pablo, sons Raul, Mark and John Pablo, daughter Diane and husband James Shands, grandsons Chris, Chad and Conor and granddaughter Valincia, great-grandchildren Chloe, Caden, Faith, Lily and Maddox, many nephews and nieces, the Jenkins family, and longtime friend Stella Castro and many friends.
Pastor Joan Iker officated the memorial service May 5, 2017 at Four Mile Lutheran Church with interment at Four Mile Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points.

May

05

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 5, 2017


Services for Helen Viola Ray Henderson, 86, of Eustace were held May 4, 2017 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Graveside services were held at Payne Springs Cemetery.
Helen passed away May 1, 2017 in Eustace. She was born on Feb. 5, 1931 in Baltimore, Md., to Harry Cooper and Mildred Flester.
Helen was an avid bridge player and enjoyed the ladies she played with.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Thomas Ray, Sr.
Helen is survived by her daughter Joyce Sturdivant of Forney, son Tom Ray, Jr. of Eustace, grandchildren Stacy and husband L.D. Self, Jennifer Ray, Jeff Ray, great-grandchildren Tyler Self and Chase Self.
Pallbearers were Tom Ray, Chase Self, Tyler Self and L.D. Self.