“I was born, I lived and I died, to live again.”
“Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall be changed - in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye………” I Corinthians 15:51-52
Romond Laray Easter arrived on February 23, 1984 in New Boston, Texas. Better known to family and friends as “Mon”, he grew up in Dekalb, Texas surrounded by the love of his parents, Delmar Ray Easter and Sandra Jean Wherry.
Mon accepted Christ at a tender age. He was a 2002 graduate of Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas.
He later moved to Prescott, Arkansas where he worked as the manager of Diamond Truck wash. He fellowshipped with the Sweet Home Baptist Church family in Prescott, Arkansas under the pastorate of Rev. Charles Young.
Believing God’s Word, “….and the two shall become one flesh….“ he and the love of his life Tammy L. Wilson were married on February 17, 2011. Although they had no children the Lord added to their union eight children. His greatest joy was sharing time with his wife, children and making music.
Mon loved “ hustling” (gettn that money) as he would state it. He was lover of music and good food. He loved ribs, collard greens and his mother’s fried chicken. Mon was always seen around town riding in his Presidential Lincoln Town car sitting on 22” rims.
Some of his favorite rap artist included Lil Webbie, Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, BG, Young Jezzy and Swisher House Click. He was known on the rapping circuit as “Money Making Mon” with Flow Style Records that included Platinum Jones, Rec, and Payday AKA “Dre”.
In his 27th season, Romond Laray Easter surrendered his soul on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, in Prescott, Arkansas; and now he is present with the Lord.
Family, as well as friends, will miss his quite strength, smile and love, but will never forget his spirit and compassion. He lived life to the fullest, and there was never a dull moment when Mon was around.
Mon was welcomed to his eternal home by: his paternal and maternal grandparents, and one brother, Ray Anthony Easter (1979).
Those left to forever cherish his love, sense of humor and laughter are: his soul mate, Tammy L. Easter of Prescott, Arkansas; four handsome sons, Marquis Easter of Prescott, AR, Ja’Mon-Tae Easter of Grand Prairie, TX, Romond Easter, Jr., of Arlington, TX, and Jukaden Easter of Prescott, AR; four beautiful little girls, Shamya Easter of Prescott, AR, Mon’Taysiah Easter of Grand Prairie, TX, Monqisha Easter of Dallas, TX, and Laila Easter of Texarkana, TX; his mother, Sandra (Raymond) Dye of Dallas, TX; his father, Delmar (Wanda) Easter of New Boston, TX; three sisters, LaTisha (Tarus) Walker of Texarkana, AR, SeKetha Wherry of Dallas, TX, Destin Easter of New Boston, TX; two brothers, Delmar Easter, Jr., of Prescott, AR, and Jeremy Moses of Grand Prairie, TX; his father-in-law, Robert (Wanda) Wilson of Prescott, AR; and a caravan of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and numerous friends.
Mon will lie in repose at the Prescott Chapel on Friday, September 30th from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The family will receive friends and share with them the Images of Life DVD from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m.
A celebration of his life will be at 2:00 p.m. at the Dekalb High School Auditorium on Saturday, October 1st with Minister Melva Lee Gray officiating. The committal service and final resting place will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Dekalb, Texas.
The active bearers will be Delmar Easter, Jr, Johnnie Jones, Jemel Jones, Mickel Jones, Ralph Jenkins, and Curtis Wilson.
The honorary bearers of the casket will be Jeremy Moses, Ladamiar Jennes, D’wan Wherry, Markel Hall, Tyron Hall, and Broderick Sims.