Oct

19

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.

Oct

19

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.

Oct

16

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : October 16, 2014

Monitor Photo/Pearl Cantrell

Monitor Photo/Pearl Cantrell


Eustace Homecoming Queen nominees and junior court look forward to halftime festivities tomorrow at Bulldog Stadium. Pictured are nominees (back row, from left) seniors Emily Morton, Grace Holcombe, Noa Taylor and Delaney Worth; also attendants juniors (front, from left) Whitney Boerner, Keairra Hargest, Sarah Pope an Sunni Goodell.