Our Obituaries

Terry Lee Woodell

September 9, 1950 - November 21, 2017

Terry Woodell was born September 9, 1950 in Iowa City, Iowa to Al and Betty Helmbrecht. After graduating from Oelwein Community High School, Oelwein, Iowa in 1968 Terry enlisted in the Army. Later, after moving to Killian Terry enlisted in the Army Reserves serving from 1978 to 1992. During this time she served in Desert Storm and also assisted in building roads in Honduras. She also worked at...
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Jorge Luis Veiga

February 6, 1959 - November 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Sani Love Bailey

October 24, 2017 - November 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Curtis Edward Shelley

May 27, 1990 - November 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Daniel Valentine Banda

February 14, 1968 - November 12, 2017

Daniel Valentine BandaA memorial service for Daniel Banda, 49, of Killeen will be 11:00am Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. He was born February 14, 1968 in El Paso, Texas and passed away November 12, 2017 in Killeen.
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Harold W. King

December 10, 1960 - November 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Erwin Ralph Hunter

August 29, 1940 - November 11, 2017

Erwin Hunter was born August 29, 1940 in Lorain, Ohio. He passed away on November 11, 2017 in Harker Heights.He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Chong Hunter and the following children, David Hunter, Doug Hunter, Debora Hunter, Paul Baek, and Adam Baek. He has three grandchildren Douglas Hunter, Jr. Michael Hunter and Ashley Kolin. Erwin also has three great grandchildren Ryan Hunter,...
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Royce Eldred Curry

April 23, 1933 - November 11, 2017

Royce "Red" Eldred CurryServices for Royce "Red" Eldred Curry will be 11:00am Saturday November 18, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery.Royce 'Red' Eldred Curry born in Brookhaven, Texas April 23rd 1933 to Samuel and Nettie Pearl {Bell} Curry, ended his journey on earth on November 11th, 2017 in the comfort of his home.Along his travel...
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Kathleen Vera Stockwell

February 27, 1919 - November 9, 2017

Kathleen Stockwell went home to be with the Lord Thursday, November 9, 2017. She was born in Jackson, Michigan, February 27, 1919, the daughter of Lloyd J. Lockwood and Gertrude (Gregory) Lockwood. She grew up in Ann Arbor and attended Michigan State University in East Lansing. She became a high school English teacher; her first teaching assignment was in Hartford, Michigan where she met and...
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Frankie A. Ramirez

October 4, 1921 - November 8, 2017

Francisco "Frankie" Angeles Ramirez, 96, a long-time resident of Killeen TX died November 8, 2017 of natural causes. A native of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, he retired from the U.S Army in 1961 after serving in Ft. Hood and went on to work in the Federal Civil Service at Darnall Army Hospital for another 26 years. Before joining the U.S. military, Mr. Ramirez was a member of the 91st Coast...
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Maria Mejias

February 8, 1950 - November 5, 2017

Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Maria was born on February 8, 1950 in Manati, Puerto Rico. She passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Killeen, Texas surround by her loving family. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Tin Van Le

October 10, 1975 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Hideko Wenzel

September 10, 1925 - October 31, 2017

Hideko Wenzel was born September 10, 1925 in Kobe, Japan and passed away on October 31, 2017 in Killeen. No services are planned.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Ramona San Nicolas Barcinas

October 17, 1951 - October 31, 2017

Ramona San Nicolas Barcinas, age 66, of Killeen, Texas Passed Away on Tuesday October 31, 2017. Ramona was born October 17, 1951 in CNMI, Saipan. Ramona is survived by her husband, Antonio Barcinas.Ramona was preceded in death by.A visitation for Ramona will be held Friday, November 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. A rosary will occur Friday,...
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Raymond Robinson

December 27, 1945 - October 31, 2017

Memorial Service for SFC (Ret.) Raymond Lee Robinson of Killeen, will be 1:00 pm Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Memorial Baptist Church in Killeen. Burial will be at a later date in Machiasport, Maine.Raymond was born and raised, December 27, 1945, in Machiasport, Maine and passed away October 31, 2017 in Temple, Texas.He graduated from Washington Academy in East Machias, Maine, in 1964. He...
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Oscar Lee Moss

October 4, 1947 - October 30, 2017

Funeral Services for SGM (Ret.) Oscar Lee Moss, of Copperas Cove, will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM Tuesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.Oscar Lee Moss was born October 4, 1947 in Mellwood, Arkansas to Charlie Moss Jr. and Hosie Beatrice Miller Moss. Oscar accepted Jesus...
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Norman Wayne Blair

October 26, 1950 - October 28, 2017

Norman Wayne Blair 67, of Salado, Texas passed away October 28, 2017 in Georgetown, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Maxdale Cowboy Church. Burial will follow at Salado Cemetery. He was born on October 26, 1950 in Belton, Texas to...
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David Lewis

October 1, 1941 - October 28, 2017

David Johnson Lewis, age 76, of Killeen, Texas, passed away Saturday, October 28th, 2017 after a lengthy illness.David "Gut' Lewis was born April 19, 1941, in Princeton, Kentucky to A.B. and Inell White Lewis. He lost both of his parents at an early age, and was raised by his grandmother, " Fat Mama" Lewis. He attended school in Princeton, and excelled in football, where he won many awards. He...
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Carlita L. Fox

August 5, 1923 - October 27, 2017

Carlita Leifester Fox died October 27, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Carlita was born August 5, 1923 in Mason, TX to Henry and Bertha Leifester. She was 94 years old. Lt. Col. David V. Fox (Ret.) and Carlita were married for 52 years.She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, her brother James Henry Leifester and four sisters Ada Brizendine, Novine Heathcott, Patsy Decker and Glenda...
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Abbigail Anna Rinaldi

July 25, 1985 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Harry Louis Wallace

April 23, 1957 - October 24, 2017

Harry Louis Wallace, 60, Killeen, died unexpectedly at 8 a.m., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017."Lou" was born April 23, 1957, in Killeen, Texas, and was a lifelong area resident. After graduating from Killeen High School in 1975, Lou owned and operated Quality Auto Glass for 42 years. Lou took great pride in his business, and truly relished the friends he made during his time in the business. He...
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Rosa Anna Murray

October 20, 1928 - October 23, 2017

Rosa Anna Murray, showered in love of family, peacefully left this earth to join her Eternal Home on October 23, 2017. Rosa was born to parents, Rozalia Hadinger and Peter Ruffing on October 20, 1928 in Szekszard, Hungary. She later married the love of her life, William Donald Murray and with him had three children whom she loved unconditionally. Rosa was known for her infectious smile, laughter...
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Syd Earle Armistead

August 10, 1948 - October 20, 2017

Born in Mobile, AL on August 10, 1948, came to rest October 20, 2017. Syd is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Pat, 2 Daughters Jenny Nesser (and Dennis) of Gonzales, TX, Julie Armistead of Harker Heights, TX, 5 Grandchildren: Garon Armistead (and Tara), Dennis Nesser III (and Gretchen), Dalton and Wyatt Couch, Amie Armistead, 2 Great Grandchildren: Garrett and Gavin Armistead, adopted...
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Joyce Marie Wilson

July 26, 1950 - October 20, 2017

Funeral Services for Joyce Marie Wilson, 67, of Killeen, will be 10:00 AM Friday, October 27, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel in Killeen with burial following at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.Joyce was born July 26, 1950 in Mobile, Alabama and passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, in Killeen.Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral...
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Judy Ann Smullen

July 5, 1964 - October 20, 2017

Judy Ann Smullen, age 53 of Killeen, TX passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Killeen, TX. She was born on July 5, 1964 in Seoul, Korea. No services are scheduled at this time.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Cecilia Elizabeth Embrey

March 23, 1933 - October 18, 2017

Funeral services for Cecilia Elizabeth (Betty) Embrey 84, of Lampasas will be on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen at 10 AM. Mrs. Embrey passed away on October 18, 2017 in Lampasas. She was born to Stanley and Mary (Haggarty) Hubbard on March 23, 1933 in Plympton Canada.Betty had lived on the Killeen area since 1971 and had worked as a CNA at Bell Haven Nursing...
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Jose Ramon Aponte

January 11, 1932 - October 12, 2017

God Bless Command Sargent Major Retired Jose Ramon Aponte Jose passed away at 12:35 pm on Thursday October 12, 2017. Jose was 85 years old.Jose served with Honor 31 years in the US Army and was a war veteran of 2 wars. He was part of the infamous 65th Infantry that fought in the Korean War in 1952. He was injured and received the Purple Heart for his brave Service. The 65th Infantry was named...
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Ted Douglas

January 7, 1947 - October 10, 2017

Sargent First Class (RET) Ted Douglas, 70, passed away peacefully at Seton Medical Hospital on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He is highly decorated Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient with 26 years of service. SFC Douglas was born on January 7, 1947 in Clarksville, Tennessee to Roy Douglas and Alice Smith. SFC Douglas was a brave and loyal soldier, as well as a patient and loving husband and...
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Linda Jean Chase

June 23, 1940 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Cheryl Lynn Kohler

July 26, 1977 - October 5, 2017

Funeral Services for Cheryl Lynn Kohler, 40, of Killeen, will be 11:30 AM Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel in Killeen. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 PM Monday, October 9, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.Cheryl left this earth to go to her Eternal Home on October 5, 2017. She...
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James Samuel Stinson

December 3, 1941 - October 4, 2017

Funeral services for James Stinson 75, of Killeen will be on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:30 am at the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen. Mr. Stinson passed away on October 4, 2017 in Austin. Burial with Full Military Honors will be at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen at 1:00 PM.Mr. Stinson was born December 3, 1941 in Winston Salem, NC to James and Earline...
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Louis Castorena Flores

December 1, 1947 - October 4, 2017

Louis Castorena FloresLouis went home with his beloved savior on October 4, 2017 at 9:22 p.m. and has been reunited with his parents: father Thomas N. Flores, mother Mercedes C. Flores, daughter Cynthia Flores, and sister, Belia F. Caneles among other loved ones. Louis was born on December 1, 1947 in Menard, TX. He served in two branches of the military. During the Vietnam era, Louis served in...
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Irene Imaizumi Ashworth

April 23, 1931 - October 1, 2017

Funeral services for Irene Sachi (Ko) Ashworth 86 of Killeen will be on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen at 11 AM. She was born in Eniwa, Hokkaido, Japan on April 23, 1931 to Isamu and Kikue Imaizumi. She married Ira O. Ashworth in Kobe, Japan on June 11, 1951. Irene passed away quietly and peacefully at her home on September 30, 2017 surrounded by her...
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Ltc Van Brown Tate

August 22, 1938 - October 1, 2017

LTC (Ret)Van Brown TateLTC (Ret) Van Brown Tate passed away on October 1st at his home in Killeen, with his family and faithful caregiver by his side.Visitation will be held on October 8 from 6-8pm at Crawford-Bowers Funeral home. A funeral service will be held on October 9 at 10:30am at Trinity Baptist Church in Harker Heights, followed by interment at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery...
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Roman Garcia Flores

August 9, 1917 - September 30, 2017

Roman Flores was called away by our Heavenly Father to join his parents Jose Flores and Paula Garcia. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at home. He is survived by his wife, Merejilda, along with his daughter, seven sons and 127 grandchildren . Visitation will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM Funeral Mass will be Friday,...
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Lavalla Rose BLUM

November 3, 1920 - September 30, 2017

LaValla Rose BlumServices for LaValla Rose Blum, 96, of Killeen will be at a later date. She was born November 3, 1920 in El Campo, Texas and passed away October 11, 2017 in Waco. She was a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and a World War II Veteran.
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Clifford James Buckley

November 24, 1936 - September 29, 2017

Dr. Clifford James Buckley, a nationally and internationally esteemed vascular and endovascular surgeon, died on September 29, 2017, at the age of 80 due to complications from a fall. His life was one of service.to his patients, his colleagues, his country, and his family. Born on November 24, 1936, in Rahway, New Jersey, Dr. Buckley received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the...
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Juanita Borth

April 10, 1937 - September 29, 2017

Juanita Faye Borth of Killeen Texas, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at a nursing facility in Belton Texas. She was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Wayne and Florence Slaughter. She grew up in El Paso, Texas. She married Bobby Barker after high school and had 4 beautiful children. She was a full time mother, avid bowler, and was a member of the garden club. Later after she divorced, she...
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Robert Alvarez Mata

October 13, 1936 - September 27, 2017

Robert Mata, 80, of Killeen Texas lost his battle with cancer on September 27. He was born October 13 1936 in Aragon, New Mexico. He is survived by his wife Renata Mata, and his 7 children, Melek, Gaby, Mary, Debbie, Connie, Sylvia and BobbieLee. He also leaves behind 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; along with his siblings, Luciano, Marcella, Lydia,...
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Goldie Marie Yarnell

August 7, 1924 - September 27, 2017

Goldie Marie YarnellServices for Goldie Marie Yarnell will be at 10:00am Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. She was born August 7, 1924 to Clarence and Nora (Kuhn) McGraw in Westerville, Ohio and passed away September 27, 2017 at the age of 93 years and 1 month. She grew up in Westerville, Ohio and attended Westerville High School. She married Edison Leroy May on...
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Vicki Jean Wanken

January 14, 1951 - September 26, 2017

Vicki Jean Wanken was born on January 14, 1951 in Ottawa, IL. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Georgetown, TX. Vicki was a graduate of Ottawa High School and later she received an AA in Business Administration from Central TX College.On November 13, 1970, she married John L. Wanken, a United States Army Soldier. As a military wife, Vicki loved to travel and...
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Carl F. Suhling

May 12, 1936 - September 25, 2017

Services for Carl Frederick Suhling will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen. Visitation will be Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 4-6 pm, funeral service will be Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11am with burial to follow with full Military Honors at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 1pm.Carl died September 25, 2017 in Temple, he was born May 12, 1936 in Carlinville, Illinois to John ...
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Darin Bargen

June 16, 1967 - September 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Cynthia Sue Marquez

September 15, 1953 - September 23, 2017

Cynthia Sue MarquezIn loving memory of Cynthia Sue Marquez Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Friend, and Teacher. You will be missed. A Memorial Service will be held from 3-6pm Saturday September 30, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home 1615 S Fort Hood St. Killeen, Texas .In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Cynthia Sue Marquez's name to the Baylor Scott and White...
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Andres Rogelio Vallesteros Cadiente

November 21, 1951 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Henry Clifford Watts

October 2, 1934 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Damon Wright

January 10, 1963 - September 21, 2017

Funeral Services for Damon Riley Wright 54, of Killeen will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017 a First Baptist Church in Killeen at 11 AM. There will be a time of visitation from 10 -11 AM at the Church. He passed away on September 21, 2017. Burial will be in Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple. Survivors in include his mother Marilyn Wright of Killeen, brother and sister in law James and Maggie...
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Athena Lynee Howard

September 9, 2017 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Hiram V. Wilcox

November 16, 1951 - September 19, 2017

Hiram V Wilcox, age 65, of Harker Heights, TX passed away on Tuesday September 19, 2017. Hiram was born November 16, 1951 in Miami, FL to Mae Antoinette Wilcox and Hiram Wilcox. He graduated from Miami Killian in 1969. Hiram went on to receive his Bachelor's Degree from Florida A&M and a M.B.A. from Embry-Riddle. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and The Freemasons.Hiram...
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Loretta Gatzke

January 31, 1920 - September 18, 2017

Loretta Leona GatzkeLoretta Leona Gatzke (97) was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on September 18, 2017. She was born to Charles and Mabel Grahn on January 31, 1920, in Ripon, Wisconsin.Loretta met her husband, Carl, in a high school German class. They were married in 1942 and shared 63 years together before his death in 2005.Loretta worked at various positions during...
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Kenneth Owen Mundy

November 20, 1932 - September 18, 2017

Funeral Services for Kenneth Owen Mundy, 84, will be held 11:30 AM Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel in Killeen. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 PM. Following the burial, the family will return to the funeral home for a Reception with family and friends 1:30-3:00 PM Thursday.Kenneth was born November 20, 1932 in Browns Valley,...
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Bessie Carolyn O'Dell

May 16, 1943 - September 18, 2017

Funeral Services for Bessie Carolyn (Corkey) O'Dell 74 of Killeen will be on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 11 AM in the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen. Mrs. O'Dell was born May 16, 1943 in Briggs, Texas to Virgil and Bessie (Dixon) Williams. She passed away on September 18, 2017 in Temple, Texas.Corkey married the love of her life Clay O'Dell on March26, 1961. She worked be...
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Joe Don Button

June 18, 1935 - September 18, 2017

Joe Don ButtonA memorial service for Joe Don Button will be held 4-6pm Thursday September 21, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will be held at a later date. Joe was born in La Crosse, Kansas June 18, 1935 to Vern and Laura (Schwindt) Button. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army where he served 20 years. After he retired he worked with the U.S. Army Operational Test...
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Julieanna Rae Alfano

July 10, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Eric William Pezel

July 14, 1982 - September 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Christopher Eugene Young

September 22, 1961 - September 11, 2017

Christopher Eugene Young passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 in Temple, TX he was 55 years old. He was born on September 22, 1961 to Curtis Eugene & Barbara Young in Crockett, TX. Chris graduated from Ellison High School where he played football; he served his country in the United States Army as well as he worked for TDC as a Correctional Officer.He enjoyed watching The Dallas Cowboys...
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Larry Boyd Smith

October 9, 1937 - September 11, 2017

Larry Boyd Smith, 79 of Killeen, Texas passed away September 11, 2017 in Copperas Cove, Texas. Visitation will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX. Burial will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery,...
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Grace Williams

August 14, 1915 - September 9, 2017

Funeral services for Grace Williams 102, of West will be Wednesday September 13, 2017 at 2 PM at the Church of Christ on W S Young in Killeen. Ms. Williams was born August 14, 1915 in Ticking, Missouri and passed away in West, Texas on September 9, 2017.There will be a time of visitation at the church from 1-2 PM. Memorials may be made to the Cherokee Children's Home P.O. Box 295 Cherokee, Texas...
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Ann Minkovich

February 11, 1927 - September 8, 2017

Ann Nedoszyka MinkovicFuneral services for Ann Nedoszyka Minkovich will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.Ms. Minkovich died Sept. 8, 2017, surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in Killeen. She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Tarnopol, Poland.Ann's life began on a farm in Poland with her mother, father and brother raising vegetables and chickens. In 1941, Ann...
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Christopher R. Connell

April 29, 1959 - September 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Sharon Marquardt

August 27, 1963 - September 7, 2017

Funeral Services for Sharon Marquardt will be held 12:00 PM Friday, September 15, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church, 1007 Bacon Ranch Road in Killeen. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.Mother, Army Wife and Special Education Teacher, Sharon Marquardt, 54, of Salado, died Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Houston. Sharon was born August 27, 1963 in Houston, Texas and...
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David John Witkowicz

January 12, 1972 - September 7, 2017

David John Witkowicz, Jr., 45, passed away at Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel with Bishop Nathaniel Holcomb officiating. Burial will follow.Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.David was...
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Carl Louis Pileri

March 8, 1972 - September 6, 2017

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Paul's Catholic Church youth groups.
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Ronald Arthur Gray

October 11, 1960 - September 2, 2017

Ronald Arthur GrayRonald Arthur Gray, 56, loving son, brother, uncle and proud veteran, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Born October 11, 1960 in Bad Cannstatt, Germany, he was a 1979 graduate of Frankfurt American High School in Frankfurt, Germany and served in the US Army from 1984 to 1989. He spent many of his years enjoying life in Janesville, Wisconsin which...
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Karen Novay Young

September 15, 1949 - September 1, 2017

Karen Novay Young, 67, of Belton, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior September 1st, 2017. She was born September 15, 1949 in Lakehurst New Jersey to SSGT Frank E. Novay and Christine Novay.Funeral services will on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1230 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.She married the late Thomas Nolan Young , Retired Temple Police Department, in Spring Texas...
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Dean Vincent Nicholson

December 28, 1980 - September 1, 2017

Memorial services for Dean Nicholson, Jr 36 of Killeen will be a 2 PM on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen. He passed away in Killeen on September 1, 2017.
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Lula LaJuan Levi

February 7, 1936 - September 1, 2017

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother LaJuan Levi passed away September 1, 2017, she was 81 years old. LaJuan was born February 7, 1936 on a farm in Lampasas Co to Rufus & Opal Walker. She is a graduate of Lampasas High School and Brown Business School. She had a 30 year career at the City of Killeen. She was a member of the Killeen Garden Club, the Bob Gilmore Senior Center and...
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BuRaye McCann

January 4, 1927 - August 27, 2017

BuRaye C. McCann, age 90, of Haskell, OK went to be with the Lord on August 27, 2017. BuRaye was born in Martha, OK on Jan. 4, 1927 to Herschel V. and Gladys Wheeler Copeland. She graduated from Mangum (OK) High School in 1944. On Jan. 15, 1945 she married Arthur S. McCann and they moved to Killeen where they lived for 35 years. After Arthur's death in 1980, she joined a square dance class...
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Wilda Willette Cooper

September 6, 1962 - August 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Carmen Maria Vazquez Cardona

July 1, 1922 - August 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Bernice P. Foreman

October 14, 1924 - August 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Glenn Raleigh

October 17, 1932 - August 21, 2017

Glenn Raleigh, 84 of Killeen, Texas left us on Monday, August 21, 2017. He was born on October 17, 1932 to Julius and Matilda Raleigh in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.Growing up in a home with twelve siblings led Glenn to join the United states military in his last year of high school. During his 20-year military experience in the Army, he served in both the Vietnam and Korean Wars. Throughout his...
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Robert L. Bearden

August 20, 1922 - August 18, 2017

Robert 'Bob' Lawrence BeardenAugust 20, 1922 - August 18, 2017Our beloved husband/father/grandfather/great-grandfather went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 18th. Born 95 years ago in Tulsa, OK, to Silas P. and Valeria Rathjen Bearden. Bob tragically lost his mother at the age of 7, and his family life afterward was wrought with strife and Depression-era poverty. The...
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Sandra Lynette Jeffries

October 31, 1953 - August 15, 2017

Sandra Lynette entered into earthly life on October 31, 1953. She was the third of nine children born to Godly parents (Rev.) Leon and Barbara Davis, in Houston, Texas. Influenced by a Christian home life, she accepted Christ and was baptized under the pastorate of Rev. O. C. Johnson, Sr., Lyons Unity Missionary Baptist Church, Houston, Texas, She participated in Sunday School, BYPU, Junior and...
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Edna Jean Lee

June 18, 1931 - August 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Chester Eugene Mansker

September 24, 1941 - August 13, 2017

Chester Eugene ManskerServices for Chester Eugene Mansker will be 9:30am Thursday August 17, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Chester Eugene Mansker, age 75, was born on September 24, 1941 in Memphis TN passed away August 13, 2017 in Temple, Texas. Chester E. Mansker was a retired Command Sergeant Major of the United States Army and served30 plus years in various roles...
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Ruben Barbosa

June 16, 1937 - August 12, 2017

Ruben Barbosa age 80, died Saturday at home surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren. Mr. Barbosa made it known that Aida, the love of his life, was the most beautiful woman he had ever laid eyes on, and he would never have settled down had she not been so beautiful. He is survived by his loving wife, Aida, four children: Louanna, Annalou and husband Mark, Ruby, and Ruben Jr and wife...
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William Lewis Klein

February 27, 1944 - August 12, 2017

Private Services for William Lewis Klein will be held by the family at a later date. Mr. Klein was born February 27, 1944 in Lafayette, Indiana and died August 12, 2017 in Austin, at the age of 73. Arrangements are under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Evelyn Fay Frizzell

March 23, 1925 - August 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Donald Herman Buchholz

July 12, 1937 - August 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Laura Ann Newman

October 27, 1968 - August 9, 2017

Laura Ann NewmanServices for Laura Ann Newman, 48, of Killeen will be 11:30am Wednesday August 16, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00pm.John 3:16 For God So Loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believe in him should not perish but have eternal life. Laura Ann Newman was born 27 October 1968...
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James Henry Leifester

July 11, 1927 - August 9, 2017

Services for James Henry Leifester, 90, of Killeen will be at the Trinity Baptist Church at 11am Tuesday August 15th at Harker Heights with the Rev. David Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery. James Henry died August 9th at Concho Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eden, TX. Henry was born July 11, 1927 in Junction, TX., to Henry and Bertha Leifester. He was retired...
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Ronald Harlan Casey

September 15, 1936 - August 9, 2017

Ronald Harlan CaseyServices for Ronald Harlan Casey, 80, of Harker Heights will be 1:00PM Saturday August 12, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. He was born September 15, 1936 in Gadsden AL and passed away August 9, 2017. Ron entered the United States Air Force in 1957 and served until his retirement as a Chief Master Sergeant in 1983. He then joined Rockwell International in Plano,...
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Alicia Gale Duvall

February 2, 1972 - August 8, 2017

Captain Alicia Gale Duvall, 45, died peacefully in her Harker Heights, TX home on August 8, 2017. A veteran who served as an Army Aviator, she served selflessly until leaving service to be a dedicated mother. Alicia was born on February 2, 1972 to Walter and Beverly Grudzinski. In 1993, she received her commission from George Mason University. She then attended Flight School at Fort Rucker,...
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Virginia Mae Yancy

September 7, 1936 - August 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Mark Douglas Cason

May 31, 1962 - August 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Mark Douglas Cason

May 31, 1962 - August 5, 2017

Funeral services for Mark Douglas Cason, 55, of College Station, will be on Friday, August 18, 2017, at 7:00pm, at Crawford-Bower Funeral Home, in Killeen. Visitation will begin at 6:00pm. Mark passed on August 5, 2017. He was born and raised in Killeen. Mark was a true-blue Dallas Cowboys fan. He loved his family, friends, and country.Survivors include his son Devin, of Austin, wife Ursula...
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Florance M. Southworth

August 20, 1924 - July 31, 2017

Florance Southworth, 92, of Killeen passed away peacefully on Jul 31 2017. Born Aug 20, 1924 in Atlantic, MA to the late George and Stella Linegar-Maher, she married the love of her life, Chester Southworth, on Sept 26, 1948 in Bridgewater, MA. Florance loved the nomadic life of a military spouse and was active in the Retired Sargent's Major Wives Club. She and Chester, a WWII Veteran, were...
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William Ward Walker

January 22, 1938 - July 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Luis Alvarez

September 26, 1960 - July 26, 2017

A celebration of life for Luis Manuel "Cheech" Alvarez Jr., 56, of Killeen, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen.Mr. Alvarez died July 26, 2017, after a brief battle with ALS. He was born Sep. 26, 1960, in Fort Leonard Wood, MO to Luis M. Alvarez Sr. and Eneida Quiros.He graduated from Killeen High School and attended Central Texas College. Luis has been...
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Anne Genevieve Cina

September 27, 1952 - July 24, 2017

Anne Genevieve Cowley Cina, 64, of Harker Heights, Texas, passed away on Monday, July 24. A celebration of her life will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Killeen, Texas, with Pastor Randall Wallace officiating. A visitation will be held before the service at 10:30.Anne began life September 27, 1952 in Freer, Texas, the third of four children born to Harold and...
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Ioma Furr

February 11, 1944 - July 23, 2017

Ioma Hinton FurrServices for Ioma Hinton Furr will be 9:30am Monday July 31, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. On Feb 11 1944 Ioma Hinton (Furr) was born into life by parents Robert Hinton and Mable Lee Lester. In 1959 she joined hands and married Jimmie L Furr, the love of her life. Ioma Furr was a...
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Thomas Wright Barron

August 29, 1934 - July 22, 2017

Thomas Wright Barron, 82, of Killeen, Texas passed away on July 22, 2017 after an extended battle with Parkinson's Disease. Tom was born in Waco,Texas on August 29,1934 to William L. Barron and Thelma Wright Barron. He graduated from Waco High School and attended Baylor University. Tom married Margaret Jackson on November 16,1961. Tom served in the army and in the army reserves. He was a...
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Theodore Sims

April 26, 1948 - July 18, 2017

Theodore Sims (SFC-E7) Better known as "Ted' to most, transitioned to be with our Lord July 18, 2017, 6:22 pm at Scott & White Hospital, Temple, Texas.Mr. Sims was born April 26, 1948 in Aberdeen, Mississippi to the late Jason & Emma Lou Sims. He was a graduate of Aberdeen High School, a former member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church there in his hometown. Mr. Sims served dutifully...
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Charlotte Ann Galloway

January 20, 1949 - July 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Judith Mary Johnson

May 23, 1940 - July 17, 2017

Judith Mary Johnson, 77 of Harker Heights, Texas passed away July 17, 2017 at Indian Oaks Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Killeen, Texas. Inurnment will be August 1, 2017 at 10:30am at Calvary Lutheran Church Cemetery, Willmar, MN. Judith was born on May 23, 1940 in Willmar, MN. Judith was the oldest of eight...
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Billie Carol Montgomery

August 24, 1952 - July 15, 2017

Billie Carol MontgomeryServices for Billie Carol Montgomery, 64, of Killeen will be 10Am Friday July 28, 2017 at Comanche Chapel Fort Hood Texas. Entombment will follow at Killeen Memorial Park. She was born August 24, 1952 in Phenix City Alabama and passed away July 15, 2017 in Temple, Texas. The family will receive visitors from 6-8pm Thursday July 27, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in...
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Charles Harry Judy

October 4, 1962 - July 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Clifford Lee White

April 29, 1972 - July 10, 2017

Clifford Lee White Sr., born April 29, 1972, recevied into God's arms on July 10, 2017. He is survived by his wife Linda White and three sons, Clifford Lee White Jr., Jaccob Darrien White and Eddie Ray White. Grandkids Joey Little, Christian Ramirez, Felix Ramirez, Allena Availa and Aiden Fischer. His mother Julie Leonard and Step-father Byron Leonard. His sister Stephanie Clowdus and...
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Monika Magdalena Elisabeth Cates

August 28, 1940 - July 8, 2017

Monika Cates, 76, of Harker Heights, Texas, died peacefully in hersleep early Saturday morning, July 8, 2017, after a courageous yearlong battle with lung cancer.Monika Magdalena Elisabeth was born to Erich and Gertrud Geissler inErfurt on the 28th of August, 1940. She grew up in Erfurt, Germany untilshe moved to Amberg in 1955, where she met the love of her life, JerryLane Cates of Central Falls...
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