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  Ricky Stearman
Services for Ricky L. Stearman, 53, Tool, were held March 29, 2010, at the Tomlinson Funeral Chapel in Seven Points with Royce Barker officiating. Interment followed in the Ware Cemetery in Kemp.
Stearman was born Sept. 1, 1956, in Dallas to Jacquelyn Greives and Donald Stearman and died March 24, 2010, in Tool.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Donald Ray Stearman.
He was a self-employed plumber and Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his wife Lisa Stearman; sons Steven Stearman and wife Christie, Tool; and Shane Stearman and wife Emmily, Trinidad; daughters; Amanda Jones and husband Pat, Trinidad; and Sarah Stearman and Shawn Williams, Tool; sisters Lori Manico and Linda Clappuis; grandchildren Raylee, Charlsey, Dylan and Matthew Stearman and Taylor Jones.

James Hoover
Memorial services for James Odom “Jim” “Jimmy” Hoover will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday April 1, 2010, (today) at the Phalba Independent Full Gospel Church with Pastor Rick Wyatt officiating under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home in Van.
Hoover was born March 25, 1934, in North, S.C. to the late Jessie Bell Bolin and Jackson Blease Hoover.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Olin, Wesley and Fred Hoover and sister Caroline Jeffcoat.
He had been a resident of Mabank for 11 years, formerly living in Gilbert, S.C.
He owned and operated Hoover Pole Buildings, worked with Appaloosa cutting horses and loved to restore antique tractors.
He was Baptist by faith and a member of the North Texas Antique Tractor Club.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Diana S. Hoover, Mabank; children Michael Eller, Christopher Hoover and wife Zoe and Wendy Hoover Shealy and husband Carl; brothers Barney, Ted and Ronnie Hoover; sister Nancy Hoover Strong; grandchildren Whitney, Lauren, Matt and Johnny.

Rosa Bonsal
Services for Rosa Bell Bonsal, 86, Mabank, were held March 31, 2010, at the Eubank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jon Mark Fowler officiating. Interment followed in Payne Springs Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Bonsal was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Chickasha, Okla. and died March 29, 2010, in Kennedale.
She was preceded in death by her husband Darrell Ray Bonsal, sons Jimmy, Junior and Buddy Kennedy and daughters Mary Wheller and Darlene Kennedy.
She had resided in Mabank since 1978, and was a member of the Assembly of God.
Survivors include her sons Joe Bob Kennedy, Mabank; James Kennedy, Payne Springs; Donny Kennedy, Denton; Robert Kennedy, Garland; and Charles Kennedy, Denver, Colo.; daughters Eva J. Scott, Kennedale; Barbara King, Grapevine; Arvie Kennedy, Bonham; and Lucille Dalahite, South Handley, Mass; 27 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Duval Anglin, Miles Howson, Ronald Kennedy, Donny Kennedy, Terry Scott Jr. and Van Hall.

John Arseneau
Services for John David “Jack” Arseneau, 89, Mabank, were held March 30, 2010, at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with the Rev. Byron Jones officiating under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Arseneau was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Fort Worth and died March 24, 2010, in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his parents Elsie and John Arseneau.
Previously of Mansfield, he had resided in Mabank for the past 25 years and was Methodist by faith.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy Arseneau, Mabank; son David Arseneau and wife Christina, San Antonio; daughters Donna Bourisaw and husband Gary, Saginaw; and Dianne Cargill, Fort Worth; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Maurine Frazier
Services for Maurine Denise “Niecie’” Frazier, 48, were held March 29, 2010, at the Moorhead Epps Memorial Chapel in Gun Barrel City.
Frazier was born Aug. 10, 1961, in Dallas to Maurine Garrison Williams and Marvin Frazier and died March 26, 2010, in Athens with her family at her side.
Survivors include her children, Kristy Denise Frazier and fiancée John DeSanto; Chad Allen Earl Woods: Kimberlee Francis Wilson and fiancée Billy Tarlton; Randy Lee Dobbins; and Russell Lee Dobbins; mother Maurine Williams; brothers Bobby Parrish and wife DeeDee; Billy Parish and wife Phyllis; sister Barbara Brumley and husband Dale; grandchildren Krayton Sparks, Keagon Sparks, Kaylee Kole Reavis, Preston Lee Dobbins, other loving family members and a host of friends.

Robert Robison
Services for Robert Lee Robison, 54, Seven Points, were held March 30, 2010, at the Tomlinson Funeral Home in Seven Points with Dale Terry officiating. Interment followed in the King Cemetery.
Robison was born May 12, 1955, in Grapevine to Willie Mae Holmes and Lonnie Robison and died March 28, 2010, at his home.
He was preceded in death by his father, sister Linda Robison and brother Larry Robison.
Survivors include his wife Molly Robison; daughters Bridget Mayhew, Kyla Robison, Michelle Taylor and husband Gerald, and Joanna Shell and husband Jimmy; son Robert James Robison; brothers James and Kenneth Robison; sister Bobbie Fuller; and 11 grandchildren.

Lois Seigman
Memorial services for Lois Seigman, 55, Cedar Creek Lake, were held March 30, 2010, at the Pitt Grill in Mabank.
Seigman was born Jan. 22, 1955, in Leveland to Bessie and Harry Bell and died March 25, 2010.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother David Bell Sr.
She was a devoted wife, mother and loving grandmother and friend to many. She will be cherished and missed.
Survivors include her husband, John Seigman; daughters Lisa Jo Bell and Evelyn Jean Seigman; son Jerry Don Tobey; brother Rickey Bell; grandchildren Deanna, Ovela Johnson and Jordan Seigman; sister-in-law Sue Bell; and nephew David Bell Jr.

Mary Stone
Services for Mary Louella “Lou” Stone, 82, were held March 30, 2010, at the Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp. Interment followed in the King Cemetery in Seven Points.
Stone was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Emory, one of nine children, to Sarah and Chester Evans, and died March 28, 2010, after a long illness.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of more than 50 years Tokey Stone and seven of her eight siblings.
She made her home in the Kemp and Seven Points area.
Survivors include her sister Joy Henderson, Quitman; close and trusted friend and caregiver Tempest Gail Stanfield, Kemp; and a host of friends.


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