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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

Graveside services for Mrs. Eleanor Sue Richert, of Mabank, are being held Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 4 p.m. at Baird Cemetery in Van Zandt County with Rev. Chris Reed officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel in Mabank, from 6-8 p.m.
Eleanor was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Poolville, Texas, to parents Samuel H. Snyder and Adella Duke Snyder, and entered into eternal rest April 28, 2015, at the age of 83.
Eleanor loved her grandchildren and enjoyed buying them clothes, especially the girls.
She enjoyed being outside; working in the yard, gardening and growing her vegetables.
Eleanor liked watching TV and had her favorite shows – Matlock, Murder She Wrote and NCIS.
She also enjoyed going to First Monday in Canton. When she was younger she enjoyed going camping.
Eleanor worked at the Faultless Rubber Company in Ashland, Ohio, from where she retired.
She was a Christian by faith. Eleanor was a loving caring lady who will be tremendously missed by her family and friends.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 25 years, Ivan L. Richert; step-daughter Bonnie Bass, grandsons Eddie Mills, Paul Richert and Shaun Mills; four brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her children, Vernon Wagner and wife Carol Sue of Mabank, Phillip Richert and wife Marjorie of Delaware, Ohio, Charlotte Mills of Ashland, Ohio, Carla Sue Richert of New Hampshire and Ivan L. Richert II of Florida; grandchildren Michelle Wagner White and husband Floyd of Mabank, Katherine Wagner Sleeper and husband Chris of Dallas, Darrell Richert and wife Patty of Delaware, Ohio, Lisa Young of Delaware, Ohio and Kim Campbell and husband Rick of Ashland, Ohio, Christopher Richert of Florida, Kristin Richert of Florida; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Thrasher and husband David of Arlington, Ashleigh White of Mabank, Shelby White of Mabank, Peyton Sleeper of Dallas, Crew Jaxon of Dallas, Courtney Young of Middletown, Ohio, Christina Ethridge and husband Dustin of Delaware, Ohio and Bryan Richert of Delaware, Ohio; great-great-grandchild Lilly Marie Ethridge of Delaware, Ohio, her special companions of many years ChiChi and GiGi; a special thank you to her caretaker Brandi, host of extended family and friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com

May

03

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

kimpix THOMASobit
June 20, 1943-April 27, 2015
Larry Ray Thomas, of Eustace, Texas, passed away April 27, 2015. He was born and raised in Canton, Texas June 20, 1943.
Larry grew up attending the First Baptist Church in Canton, and would later, be baptized there.
Larry graduated Canton High School in 1961. He married and had four children and continued to live in Canton. Larry moved to Mabank, Texas, with his family in 1980.
Larry attended the First Methodist Church in Mabank, Texas. He was a Real Estate Salesman/Broker and worked to develop tracts of land, starting at Westwood Beach off Lake Palestine, Palestine, Texas. He developed lake properties, such as Golden Oaks, and Autumn Acres, on Cedar Creek Lake, and Lake Fort.
Larry fished Cedar Creek Lake and entered many Fish Tournaments, even winning some over the years. He loved to fish with his family and friends, and loved even more, frying the fish for them.
In 2000, Larry and Janna Bell met and started dating in January 2001. They married December 23, 2002. Larry would later teach Janna to fish. Larry and Janna had several animals, including his favorite Rottweiler, Amy Jo.
His beloved brother, Clyde Ancil Thomas Jr, precedes him in death in 1996.
His son, Randal Tye Thomas, precedes him in death January 13, 2014.
His father, Clyde Ancil Thomas Sr., and Evelyn Ruth Thomas, both of Canton, Texas, survive him.
His loving wife, Janna Thomas, of Eustace, Texas, survives him. Mother-in-law, Lilli Burnett, of Dallas, father-in-law, Bob Bell, and wife, Debbie, of Trinidad.
His surviving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as follows: daughter, Tracy Thomas Logan of Allen, and her children, granddaughter, Brittany Baker and husband, Cole, great-granddaughters, Avery Cole and Coley Raye Baker of Corinth, grandson, Blake Logan, and wife, Brandi, and great-grandbaby due in October, of Anna; daughter, Trina Schoenstein, and husband Mike, granddaughters, Jill, Allison, and grandson, Adam Schoenste in of Southlake, son, Todd Thomas and wife, Debbie, granddaughter, Felicia, grandsons, Brandon, Dylan, and Dayton Thomas of Mabank. Aunt Marie Mince, sister to Clyde Thomas, of Weatherford, aunt, Hazel Pennington, and husband Bob, of Canton, aunt, Janet Whatley, and husband, Jimmy Don, of Terrell, uncle, Harmel Whitaker and wife Lucy, of Plano, aunt, Beth Whitaker and Hope Whitaker, of Canton, siblings and their spouses of Ruth Thomas. Sister-in-law, surviving wife of Clyde Ancil Thomas Jr., Dianne Thomas, of San Antonio, Texas, brother-in-law, David Bell, and wife Chrissy of Midwest City, Oklahoma, brother-in-law, Ronnie Bell of Dallas. Many more nieces, nephews and cousins and close friends survive Larry Ray Thomas.
A private memorial, immediate family only, will be held at Eubanks Funeral Home in Mabank, Texas on May 17, 2015.
In lieu of flowers, any donations can be donated in his honor at your local animal shelters.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

May

03

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : May 3, 2015

kimpix WISEobit
July17th, 1973
Steven flew away with his loving angels in peace with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 14, 2015, after a lifetime of suffering with Crohn’s Disease.
Steven was preceded in death by his Grandparents Mary Blaylock and Allen Burns of Dallas, Texas and Brother Willie Wise and Step Mother Louise (Wezze) Wise and Grandparents Bill and Maxine Wise, all of Gun Barrel City.
Steven is survived by his Mother, Donna Burns Flint, Father Rickey Wise, Brother Derrick Flint, Wife Monica, nephew Max and nieces Julianne and Eva. Sister Tanya Flint Price and Family, Brother Kelly Flint and Family, and Step Father Dixie Flint along with many extended family members and close friends.
Steven was a very special person all of his life with a beautiful smile and a very loving warm heart. He will be greatly missed to those closest to him.
Steven loved fishing, camping, cooking, working in the garden and spending time with family and friends. Steven spent many camping trips on the Llano River while growing up with his Mom and Brother. He always made sure the camp fire stayed stoked and the beans cooking in the Dutch oven.
Steven’s Memorial and Christian Celebration will be held Saturday, May 9, 2 to 4 p.m. at Piney Woods Lake Pavilion where Steven enjoyed fishing from the pier and enjoying the peace and quiet in the Piney Woods of East Texas.
From Frankston, Texas, at the intersection of Hwy. 175 and Hwy. 155, go 6.3 miles south towards Palestine on Hwy 155. to ACR 319 taking a right. Blue and White balloons will mark the way to the Lake and Pavilion going approximately 2 miles.
For more information, call (903) 787-2257.