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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 19, 2014

Mary Ann McFaul

Mary Ann McFaul

Funeral services for Mary Ann McFaul of Kemp were held Oct. 14, 2014, at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp with Mr. Foy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Kemp Cemetery.
Mary was born July 3, 1935, in Styx, to parents Walter W. and Mary Bell (Workman) Hutcheson, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 10, 2014, at the age of 79.
Mary attended Kemp schools and had her first job at Miller Pharmacy where she worked at the Soda Shop.
She later became an interior decorator and custom drape designer. Mary designed the custom drapes through E-Systems for Air Force One, when President Reagan was in office.
She kept an immaculate home and garden.
Mary had style and grace, from the way she wore her hair and makeup, to how she dressed in the latest style.
She was a faithful Christian, and attended Eastgate Church of Christ and was a former member of Kemp Church of Christ, where she taught Bible class.
Mary was an extraordinary caregiver; she considered it a hobby and an honor, not a chore. She took care of Mr. Schmanski for many years.
Mary would go to the McDouglald house every evening, after Paul’s accident and helped Charlotte take care of him.
She was known for raising children throughout the community and helping neighbors in any way she could.
Mary would save cans for the people in her neighborhood and helped throughout the community assisting those who needed to sign up for assistance with Meals on Wheels.
In one way or another, many lives were touched by Mary McFaul. The community of Kemp has lost a true humanitarian.
Mary was named Business Woman of The Year in Waxahachie and served as an interim member on the Kemp City Council. She was a very loving, caring and beautiful lady who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Scottie Sabrina McFaul and brother Thomas Hutcheson.
She is survived by her son, Jon McFaul and wife Carrie of Campbell; sister Betty Atherton and husband Frank of Kemp; sister-in-law Norma Hutcheson; nieces Cindy Svoboda and husband Johnny of Kemp and June Gilbert and husband Jerry; grandson Blayne; great-nephews Bryan Svoboda and wife Charree’, Matthew Gilbert, Jacob Gilbert and Tyler Gilbert; aunt Ruth McDougald; special friend Carolyn Tutor; very best friend Charlotte McDougald; other loving family and many more friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to Christian Relief Fund, P.O. Box 19670 Amarillo, TX 79114 or call (800) 858-4038.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 19, 2014

A memorial service for Brenda Kay Story Moore, 64, of Kaufman, will be held at a later date.
Per her wishes, she was cremated.
Moore was born Sept. 27, 1950, in Dallas, to Virginia Jaunita and Frank William Story.
She owned and operated a construction company in Mabank. She was known as the garage sale queen.
She enjoyed looking for antiques and vintage things to remodel her 110-year-old house.
Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband David O. Moore.
Survivors include her children, Paula Diane Moore Torrez of Albany, William Douglas Moore and wife Paige of Jacksonville, Fla., Daniel Allen Moore and wife Angela of Albany; 11 grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two on the way, sister Linda Sue Stricker; and brother Frank William Story, Jr., of Sachse.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice and may be left at Morehart Mortuary.
Condolences may be posted at www.morehartmortuary.net.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 19, 2014

Patty Belcher

Patty Belcher

Funeral services for Patty Lee Belcher, of Kemp, were held Oct. 18, 2014, at the Anderson-Clayton Bros. Chapel in Kemp, with Mr. Robert Emfinger officiating. Interment followed at Baker Cemetery.
Patty was born Feb. 9, 1952, in Dallas, to parents Bobby Lee and Mary Myrtle (Earls) Bruner, and entered into eternal rest Oct. 15, 2014, at the age of 62.
Patty was known as “Patty Lee” by most everyone.
She was a student of Kemp High School and a teacher at the former Learning Zone and Kemp Christian Academy.
Patty Lee loved children and helping them learn. She also enjoyed dancing, watching cooking shows, talking about old times with family and friends, and going out to dinner.
She also loved her animals, Tobi and Cali.
Patty Lee was a Baptist by faith and is now resting in Heaven. She was a loving, caring lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
Patty Lee was preceded in death by her parents, husband Danny Belcher, and grandmother Bertha “Mama Bert” Earls.
She is survived by her daughter, Julie Estes of Kemp; sons Timothy Don Estes and wife Andrea of Kaufman and Tracy Lee Estes and wife Maria of Terrell; granddaughters Megan and Krissie; great-granddaughter Sophia; great-grandson Cayden, who is on the way; sister Sharon Reed; brother Rocky Bruner; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.