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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 2, 2015

Picture Folder Lightfoot obit

Thomas F. Lightfoot was born Aug. 5, 1942, in Dallas, to parents “A.P.” and Mary Joyce (Carroll) Lightfoot, and entered into eternal rest July 28, 2015, at the age of 72.
Thomas served in the United States Army during the Berlin Crisis. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad in his younger years, then became a member of the Clock and Watch Makers Association to work for Bulova, Seiko, and himself, where he manufactured jewelry and performed watch repair.
Later in life, Thomas was a social worker at Willowbrook. Thomas was a Christian by faith.
He loved his dogs, gardening and researching genealogy. He was a loving, caring man who will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Katherine Banks, Mary Betty Lightfoot and Theresa Carol, brothers Homer Lightfoot and Gary Lee Lightfoot, and son Robert Carroll Lightfoot.
He is survived in death by his loving wife of 54 years, Welta, of Kemp, daughter Sherry Ann Mojica and Elis of Mesquite, sons Anthony Paul Lightfoot and Lana of Loxahatchee, Fla., and Thomas Lee Lightfoot of Kemp; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, sister Katy Lightfoot of Oklahoma, other loving family members and many more friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.andersonclaytonkemp.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 2, 2015

Services for Charlie Edward Lucas, of Payne Springs, were held July 29, 2015, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gene Williams officiating. Interment followed the service at Salem Irene Cemetery in Irene, TX.
Charlie was born April 17, 1946, in Dallas, TX to parents Charlie Harlan Lucas and Jimmie Nannette Hayes, and entered into eternal rest on July 26, 2015, at the age of 69.
Charlie attended Wilmer Hutchins Schools. He then married Julia and they had four beautiful children.
Charlie enjoyed going deer hunting with his children and fishing on Cedar Creek Lake with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was there for the birth of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Charlie was an honest man and a hard worker. He was the owner and operator of Mechanics Friction Products. Charlie was a big fan of Tony Stewart and Bill Elliott. He drove modified cars for over 30 years and was a top driver in Texas; winning numerous race track championships.
Charlie was known for his Labor Day parties.
He and Julia had been married for 51 years and he loved her cooking.
Charlie was a Baptist by faith and was a member of North Wilmer Baptist Church. He was a very loving and caring man who will be missed tremendously by those who knew and loved him.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law Rita Maxwell.
He is survived by his loving wife, Julia, of Payne Springs, son Rickey Lucas and wife Danna of Payne Springs, son Randy Lucas of Eustace, son Chris Miller of Midlothian, daughter Karla Lucas of Payne Springs, grandchildren Jake Lucas, Tuff Lucas, Rowdy Lucas and Destiny Lucas; great-grandchildren Rylie, Karter and one on the way; sister Peggy Smith and husband Wayne of Waxahachie, brother Lonnie Lucas of Waxahachie, other loving family members and many more friends.
Pallbearers were Tuff Lucas, Rowdy Lucas, Robert (Boo) Lucas, Eric Hartis, Damon Terry and Shawn Baldwin.
Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Smith, L.D. Sewell, James Lumpkin, Michael Knarvek, Dennis Terry, Dennis Mathews and Johnny Sims.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.

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Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 2, 2015

Picture Folder Tweet Obit

Lorraine Teet was born, Lorraine Agnes Raiche on April 28, 1923 to Evelyn and Louis Raiche of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was raised in a predominately French Catholic community where she attended St. Ann’s Catholic School from 1st grade through graduation. She graduated in 1941 and joined The Women’s Army Air Corps in 1942. She served in the 139th Base Unit at March Field in Riverside, California. Lorraine was always very proud of her service during WWII as a WAAC. Near the end of WWII she met Ewing Teet, also serving in the Army Air Corp; they were married on base on May 12, 1945. Lorraine was discharged in 1945 and returned home to Minnesota to be joined with her husband shortly thereafter. After the birth of their first child, they moved to her husband’s home town of Mabank, TX. They resided in Mabank until after the birth of their second child and moved to Dallas in 1950. Lorraine was a stay at home mom and when her husband retired, they moved back to this area in 1989. They lived in Gun Barrel City until 2003 then moved back to Mabank, TX. Lorraine was a long time member of the weight loss group; TOPS. She attended St. Jude’s Catholic Church until her illness kept her bedridden. She died July 28, 2015 at the age of 92 years.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Ewing Teet.
She is survived by her brother Ben Raiche of Donna, TX, her daughter and son-in-law; Verna and Mike Humphrey of Gun Barrel City, her son Charles Teet of Dallas, her granddaughter and husband; Gina and Randy Garvin of Kaufman, her grandson and wife; Brett and Kim Fincanon of Dallas, her great-granddaughter Kelly Foley and David Gordon of Garland, her great-granddaughters Brittany Foley and Taylor Boatwright of Garland, and her soon to be great-great-grandson Brayden Gordon; still in mommy’s tummy in Garland, over 50 nieces and nephews and many friends. Lorraine was a beloved wife, a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very proud of her service to her country.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Lorraine’s honor to either research for juvenile diabetes at JDRF.org or Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com