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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 15, 2015

Horace Weaver

Horace Weaver

Horace Roland Weaver, 86, of Kemp, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus Dec. 29, 2014.
Horace was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Hot Springs, Ark., to James Dale and Louise Elizabeth (Cooper) Weaver.
He was predeceased by his parents, a baby sister, Mamie, who died at birth, his brothers, Floyd, Raymond, Jethro and James Weaver, his sisters, Flola, Zell and Linnabell, his wife Ernestine “Tina” Weaver and step-daughter Janette Humphus.
He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, gardening and telling jokes. He worked with heavy machinery with diesels and forklifts and retired from Shippers Warehouse in Dallas.
He is survived by his wife, Marceita Weaver, of Kemp; daughter Norma Boltshauser of Cedar Hill; sons James E. Weaver of Kemp, Dale (Denise) Weaver, and Rickey Weaver all of Bismarck, Ark.; stepson Richard (Carla) Linebaugh of Kemp; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Services for Horace Roland Weaver were held Jan. 2, 2015, at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp, with interment following at Baker Cemetery in Kemp.
Pallbearers were Dale Weaver, Harvey Linebaugh, Luke Linebaugh, Ben Partin, Allen Alexander and Mark Ford, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers were Ricky Weaver, L.C. Humphus, Dylan Weaver and Chris Weaver.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 15, 2015

Melodye Hicks

Melodye Hicks

Melodye Ellen Hicks, 50, died Jan. 7, 2015, in Tyler.
In her wish to help others, she donated her body to The Willed Body Program at UT Southwestern in Dallas.
She loved science and her last request was to be part of a great medical study.
Hicks was born Nov. 1, 1964, in Fort Worth, to and Judith E. (Lawson) and Hoyt L. Hicks.
She was preceded in death by her parents and half-brother Roy William Shea.
Survivors include her children Tristan and Michell Hicks of Malakoff, Tiffani and Bud Rath of Trinidad, Tandell and Jacob Faires of Trinidad, and Tanique and Clint Counts of Dallas; 10 grandchildren JaiCe Blayne, Chloe Grace, Jerrith Christopher, Haedon Allen, Cullen Gabriel, Jozelynn Ann, Kadius Kane, Deegan Gage, Ryker Cade, and Gunner Stone; sisters Dorothea Guinn of Payne Springs, Theresa Hicks of Metamira, Ill.; brother Chris Hicks of Tiskilwa, Ill; Dwayne Webb and Tammy Tubbs; numerous friends and family.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : January 15, 2015

Jonathon  Crawford

Jonathon Crawford

A memorial service for Jonathon Edward Crawford, 64, of Wilmer, was held Jan. 14, 2015, at the First Baptist Church of Terrell, with Pastor John Wells officiating under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home.
Crawford was born Jan. 31, 1950, in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Bette and Albert Crawford, and died Jan. 11, 2015, at Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite.
Crawford attended elementary schools in South Dakota and high school in Fort Worth, Texas.
He graduated from Castleberry High School in 1969 and worked in a number of occupations including mobile home construction prior to working the past 25 years as a driver for WRR, Inc, in Dallas.
He married Regina Barker April 20, 1969, and later divorced in 1979, after having two wonderful daughters.
He then married Rosan Parker March 22, 1985. She preceded him in death Feb. 7, 2003.
Jonathon was once again blessed with love when he married Maria Gonzalez Oct. 20, 2007.
He was an avid bowler, taking part in a traveling bowling league with Rosan. He enjoyed spending time with family and playing games.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Crawford, of Wilmer; daughters Cassandra Whitley and husband Tim, Christa Hailey and husband Charles, all of Mabank; grandchildren Rachael and Dusty Whitley, Ashleigh and Adrianna Hailey, all of Mabank; great-granddaughter Nevaeh Maulding of Mabank; brothers David Crawford and wife Martha of Tallahassee, Fla., Richard and wife Reba of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Thomas Crawford and Patty of Motley, Minn.; many other relatives and friends all over the world who will remember and miss him.
He was and still is loved by many.