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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 28, 2014

Louis Edward Prince III

Louis Edward Prince III

Louis Edward Prince III, of Mabank, was born on April 21, 1969 in Dallas, Texas to parents Louis Edward Prince Jr. and Marcia Little Prince and entered into eternal rest on September 18, 2014 at the age of 45.
Louis’ family and friends called him “Blue.” Family and friends were the most important to Louis. He loved spending time with his children. Louis enjoyed going camping, fishing and building gaming computers. He was a Star Wars and Star Trek fan. Louis worked at the paper mill, Orange County, LLP, in Forney for over 10 years. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Louis had a dynamic personality and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Louis was preceded in death by his mother Marcia Little Prince, grandparents; Bobbie and Charles Little and Louis and Melba Prince and his father-in-law Rickey Lott.
He is survived by his wife Kelley Prince of Mabank, daughters; Jasmyn Prince of Okinawa, Japan and Danielle Prince of Mabank, son Louis Edward Prince IV of Mabank, father Louis Edward Prince Jr. of Kemp, mother-in-law Frances Lott of Kemp, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

Sep

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 28, 2014

Mary Lou Pridgen

Mary Lou Pridgen

Graveside services for Mary Lou McVay Pridgen, 72, were held September 27, 2014, at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Texarkana under the direction of East Funeral Home.
She was born August 4, 1942, in Texarkana to Inez and Jansen L. (Pete) McVay and passed away on September 22, 2014 surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mary is survived by her loving husband of 51 years Jack Hammond Pridgen; daughters and sons-in-law Joanna Woodard and husband Russell of Texarkana, Mary Beth Searcey and husband Scott of Edmond, Okla., and Jill Pridgen and John Rodriguez of Mabank; grandchildren, who were the joy of her life, Jacey and Juliet Pridgen, Audra and Laura Humphrey, Jenna and Kate Woodard, and Patrick and Anna Searcey; brother and sister-in-law Roger McVay and wife Doris of Texarkana; sister and brother-in-law Sue Small and husband Bill of Rockwall; two nephews; three nieces; and
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Mary Lou Pridgen Endowment for research in sjogrens and lupus or the charity of your choice. To donate to the endowment, checks can be made to the OU Foundation Inc. (by-line Mary Lou Pridgen Endowment) and mailed to 100 Timberdell Rd., Norman, Okla. 73019-0685 or on-line at www.oufoundation.org.
Online tributes may be made online at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : September 28, 2014

Conrad Clanton

Conrad Clanton

A memorial and celebration of life for Conrad Chamas Clanton will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Sharon and Carolyn’s home, located at 168 Aztec Drive, Mabank, TX 75156. Everyone is invited.
Clanton was born Jun 21, 1930, in Dallas, to Mary Ann and Jesse Chamas, and died Sept. 22, 2014.
He will be remembered as sweet, kind and adorable.
He was loved and adored by everyone who knew him.
His gentle nature, and wonderful, funny stories will be missed.
His family will be talking about them for many years to come.
He served proudly in the U.S. Navy 186, during the Korean War, joining the Navy at the age of 17.
After the Navy, he worked as a manager for American Bakeries in Dallas for 20 years.
He is preceded in death by his son, Daniel Gene Clanton, grandchildren Shaun Cameron Ferris Gunnels and Kristy Chavon Cobb, parents, sisters Jesse Catherine Schoeber and Minnie Sue Boyd.
Survivors include his daughters, Carolyn Sue Gunnels, Kathryn Lou Venable, Belinda Sue Hughes and husband John; grandchildren Jason Chamas and Derame Clanton, Kyssa Layla Comstock and husband Rick, Jessica Ann Artz and husband Jon, Layla Rhiannon Hughes Hicks, Willie Joe Hughes, Patrick Wayne Hughes, Shaun La Ferris Gunnels; great-grandchildren Amber and Katrina Cobb, Shane and Maia Hughes, Taylor Hicks, Miles Ernest and Isaac Chamas Artz; treated like a daughter, Sharon Mauldin and best friend, June Chandler.