Our Obituaries

Theodore Sims

April 26, 1948 - July 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Charlotte Ann Galloway

January 20, 1949 - July 18, 2017

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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

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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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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Frederick Munoz Salas

September 15, 1944 - July 1, 2017

Frederick Munoz Salas, 72, died of cardiovascular complications on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, TX.He leaves behind his wife of 12 years, Rosalina Salas; his sons Deriek Iglesias, Victor Shaun Iglesias, and Jeremy Iglesias; his daughter JoAnna Salas Polk; his sons Frederick Salas Jr. and Stephen Salas. His cousins, nephews, nieces, and grandchildren; and...
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Iris Maria Monagas Sanchez

May 1, 1931 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Kathy Eplee Schwertner

September 4, 1949 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Joseph A. PETERSON

July 11, 1930 - July 1, 2017

Joseph A Peterson 86, of Killeen, entered the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Born July 11, 1930 he pastored churches in Texas and Oklahoma and missions churches in Idaho and Colorado.Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty (Bryant), a daughter Sharla Reitnauer, husband Otto, and granddaughter Joyanna of Macon, GA, a son Greg Peterson, wife...
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Robert Lawrence Fay

October 31, 1948 - June 30, 2017

Robert (Bob) Lawrence Fay, 68, of Belton, TX, was called home by his Heavenly Father, June 30, 2017.He was born Oct. 31,1948, in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Lawrence and Marjorie Fay. Robert graduated from Wilson High School, Youngstown, Ohio in 1966 and earned an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice while serving in the military.Bob served honorably in the United States Army. His tours of...
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Winifred Gene Williams

September 1, 1936 - June 30, 2017

Winifred Gene Williams passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. Born September 1, 1936 in Oklahoma City, OK to Jack and Virginia Williams. At a height of 6' 6" he was a towering presence to everyone with a large soft loving heart for family and friends. He was nicknamed 'Slim', 'Uncle Wimp', but was generally known as 'Gene'. He attended North Dakota State University, was ROTC, worked many odd jobs...
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Regina Rose Rumianowski

June 2, 1936 - June 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Gary Dwain Saint

November 12, 1945 - June 26, 2017

Gary D. Saint11/11/1945- 06/26/2017Gary Dwain Saint was called home by God on the morning of Monday, June 26th after battling ALS. He was raised in Grant, Alabama. On April 23, 2005 he married Sook Soon. Gary is survived by his wife, children Michael Saint, Angela Heyne, Ha Boram (Cho Seongnan), and Ha Jinsu (Lee Jieun), and brother Dennis Summers. He is also survived by grandchildren James...
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Robert M. Shoemaker

February 18, 1924 - June 21, 2017

Funeral Services for General (Ret.) Robert M. "Bob" Shoemaker will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 South WS Young Drive, Killeen, Texas. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen....
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Bob Rogers Daniel

October 3, 1929 - June 20, 2017

Bobby "Bob" Rogers Daniel was born on October 3, 1929 to Teeo & Muriel Daniel in the Elijah Community which is now part of the Fort Hood Reservation. He attended school in Killeen and graduated from Killeen High in 1948. Bob joined the U.S. Navy after graduation and served from 1948 to 1952.He met and married the love of his life Jo Hale on September 24, 1952. Bob worked in the...
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Johnnie Eugene Love

July 14, 1931 - June 20, 2017

Retired Command Sergeant Major Johnnie Eugene LoveGraveside services for Retired Command Sergeant Major Johnnie Eugene Love, 85, of Killeen will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Killeen City Cemetery with full military honors. Mr. Love died peacefully June 20, 2017 at Scott and White Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 14, 1931 in Duck Hill, Mississippi to the...
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Willie Denise Hernandez

October 21, 1954 - June 20, 2017

Willie Denise Hernandez transitioned into eternity after a courageous 5 year battle with cancer on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the age of 62. Denise was born on October 21, 1954 to Alfred and Evelyn Landers in Stephenville, TX. She graduated from Stephenville High School in 1973 and then earned a degree in Business Administration from Tarleton State University in 1977. Denise met her future husband...
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Mary Ann Kelley

August 31, 1943 - June 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Jack Dewayne Albright

July 21, 1933 - June 17, 2017

Jack Dewayne AlbrightKilleen - Jack Albright went home to be with his Lord and Savior on the evening of Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the age of 83. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Killeen. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial with full...
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Nancy Lynn Harrison

November 8, 1973 - June 16, 2017

Funeral Services for Nancy Lynn Harrison, of Killeen, will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.Nancy was born November 8, 1973 in the Philippines and passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 in Temple, at the age of 43.Arrangements under the direction of...
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Susan K. Barnard

April 29, 1946 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Nellie Frances Brown

December 7, 1933 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Robert Earl Deal

October 16, 1951 - June 12, 2017

Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Earl Deal, Sr, of Killeen, will be held on Monday June 19th at 12:30pm at the Crawford-Bower Funeral Home. Burial service with full military honors will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Bob passed away at Cornerstone Hospital, in Round Rock on Monday June 12, 2017, at the age of 65. He grew up in Sidney, Nebraska and joined the Army in 1977....
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Shana Renée Tedder

July 4, 1975 - June 9, 2017

Born on the 4th of July 1975 in Temple, Texas, to Bonnie George Tedder III and Candy Elaine Tedder. Shana Tedder was the "big sister" to her brother, Bonnie Tedder IV. However, in the passing of her mother, at the tender age of six, Shana became the "protective mother hen" to her brother and eventually became the "mother hen" and "Chief" to all of her...
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Armando Escalera

September 30, 1923 - June 8, 2017

MSG Armando Escalera (USA ret), a WWII Vet and resident of Killeen for over 50 years, died peacefully June 8th after suffering a fall. He would have been 94 years old on Sept. 30. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria. He is survived by 6 children, and many grand/great-grand children. Viewing will be Tues. June 13 from 10am - 12 noon at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home,(1615 Fort Hood St.)...
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William Thomas Stubblefield

July 1, 1925 - June 7, 2017

William Thomas (Tom) Stubblefield, a longtime resident of Killeen, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2017. Tom was blessed with 91 years of good health, a loving family, wonderful friends and a strong faith.Moving from Brownwood, TX, Killeen became home to the Stubblefield family in 1942. With this move brought change and it was in 1943, at the age of seventeen, Tom joined the United States Navy....
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Mary Cruz Tamez

November 13, 1937 - June 5, 2017

Mary Cruz TamezLoving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mary Cruz Tamez passed away on June 5, 2017, she was 79 years old. Mary was born on November 13, 1937 to Teodoro & Paula Cruz in Cameron, TX. In 1959, at the age of 22, Mary married the love of her life, Reuben Garcia Tamez, in Cameron, Tx. They were married for 56 years until the death of Reuben Garcia Tamez in December 2015.Mary...
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Eunice A. Johnson

March 22, 1938 - June 4, 2017

Reflections of Life:On March 22, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas, Ira Lee and Minnie Bertha Ables welcomed theirfirst child, a beautiful daughter of whom they named, Eunice Faye Ables. Eunice grew up andattended school in Texas with her Grandfather and Grandmother John and Alice Adkins alsoknown to her as "Daddy" and "Madea".Eunice, growing into womanhood, met and married Robert Lee...
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Lupe B. McNeir

May 4, 1925 - May 31, 2017

Lupe (Barron) "Lloyd" McNeir died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 12:45 a.m. at the Hill Country Nursing and Rehab Center in Copperas Cove, Texas. Visitation and viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 2, at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Funeral service will also be held at Crawford Bowers at 11 a.m., Saturday, followed by a brief graveside service and Interment at the...
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Brian Nicholas Dick

May 21, 1987 - May 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Michael Lee Hill

March 3, 1966 - May 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Rogerio Bella

November 7, 1935 - May 28, 2017

Funeral services for Rogerio Bella 81, of Brownsville will be om June 2, 2017 at 23o PM in the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Starkey of the Assembly of God Church in Harker Heigts officiating. Burial will follow at the Killeen City Cemetery. Rogerio was born November 7, 1935 in Brownsville, Texas and went home to be with the Lord on May 28, 2017 in Harker Heights. He...
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Nelly Josefa Perez-DeJesus

September 3, 1941 - May 28, 2017

Nelly Josefa Perez De JesusFuneral Services for Nelly Josefa Perez De Jesus, 75, of Killeen will be at 12:00 P.M. Monday, June 5, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Killeen. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery, Mrs. Perez died May 28, 2017 at a Memory Care home in Temple. She was born September 3, 1941 in Coamo, Puerto Rico. She married her husband, Domingo Perez...
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Sally D. Borja

November 6, 1936 - May 28, 2017

Sally Borja, Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Great-Great-Grandmother, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Temple, TX. She was born on November 6, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland to William Dawson & Harriett Benson. She received her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Maryland, Masters of Nursing at John Hopkins University and Masters in Counseling at Central Texas...
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George E. Morton

February 24, 1941 - May 27, 2017

CW3 George E Morton George was born in Greensboro, N.C. on Feb 24, 1941. George attended Kentucky State University and went into the Army in 1961. He spent 23 ½ years in the Army. He did tours in Korea, Germany, 3 tours in Vietnam and other places in the United States. George is survived by his wife, Evelyn Morton, 5 children, 5 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. A visitation will be...
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Rosamaria Lopez

August 30, 1932 - May 26, 2017

Rosamaria Lopez 84 of Killeen passed away on May 26, 2017 in Killeen, Texas. She was born on August 30, 1932 in Tampico, Mexico. No services are set at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Curtis Burton Bryant

January 5, 1948 - May 24, 2017

Curtis Burton Bryant, 69 of Killeen, Texas passed away May 24, 2017 in Killeen, Texas. He was born on January 5, 1948 in Gooding, ID. A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Mary Keonaona Apio

September 8, 1934 - May 24, 2017

On September 8, 1934 the Lord brought to life an angel named Mary, born to migrant worker Benito Galindo and Annabelle Kancamahi Ohumikini on the small Island of Lana' i Hawaii. In a very idealic environment Mary and her older sister Phoebe enjoyed life on the pineapple plantation in Lana'i City and the warm Pacific Ocean waters of Keamoku. Their father Benito would bring his family to Lalaina,...
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Tony James Cuellar

October 8, 1960 - May 24, 2017

Funeral Services for Tony James Cuellar will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial following at the Killeen City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00om with a Rosary Service at 7:00 PM Monday, May 29, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Tony was born October 8, 1960 in El Paso, Texas and passed away May 24, 2017 in Copperas Cove,...
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George Albert Cox

October 29, 1932 - May 22, 2017

Funeral services for George Cox will be from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 27th, in the chapel at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, officiated by Rev Robert Miller. Visitation is from 9:30 to 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery in Brownwood at 3:00 PM, conducted by Rev James Glasscock.George passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at the age of 84 after battling cancer....
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Elizabeth Ann Nedela

October 10, 1932 - May 19, 2017

The world lost the greatest of ladies on Friday, May 19th, when Elizabeth Ann Nedela peacefully passed away in her home surrounded by her family, but as a woman who always loved a good story, it is hard to put her brilliant and bright spirit into black and white sentences, so let us try something a little different. Once upon a time, there was a prevailing chemist Charles and his brilliant wife...
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Patsy Ann Berger

July 11, 1946 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Curtis Arthur Bay

December 26, 1926 - May 17, 2017

Funeral Services for Curtis Arthur Bay, of Salado, will be 1:00 PM Monday, May 22, 2017, at the First Baptist Church of Salado with burial following at the Killeen City Cemetery. A time of visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.Curtis Bay was born in Tama community on the Cowhouse Creek in Coryell County on December 26, 1926. His...
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Mildred Lee Shepherd

February 2, 1959 - May 13, 2017

Funeral services for Mildred Shepherd 58, of Littlefield will be on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1 PM at Pershing Park Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery. She was born February 2, 1959 in Levelland and passed away on May 13, 2017 in Lubbock.She is preceded in death by her father Andrew Basped, Jr a Sister Gail Riddley and a brother Timmy Lee Basped. Survivors include her...
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Edward Crowder

May 2, 1960 - May 13, 2017

Edward "Eddie" Crowder Jr. was born on May 2, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois. He was born the second child of seven siblings to the late Edward Crowder Sr. and the late Eloise Brown. He attended and graduated from Richard T. Crane High School.Prior to military service, Eddie was a percussionist in the Phantom Regiment and Bugle Corps of Drum Corps International. In High school he taught...
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Jerry L. Wheeler

January 26, 1942 - May 12, 2017

A time of visitation for Jerry Lewis Wheeler will be at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen on Tuesday, May16, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm with Rosary beginning at 7:00pm. Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm at St Pauls Chong Hasang Catholic Church of Harker Heights; burial will follow at 2:00 pm at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors at 2:00 pm. ...
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Darrel Eugene Johnson

January 20, 1930 - May 11, 2017

Darrel Eugene Johnson, , retired Army SFC, of Killeen, TX passed away on May 11, 2017. Darrel was born January 20, 1930 in Nocona, TX and passed away in Alamogordo, NM. Darrel is survived by sons Robert (Brandy) and Ronald (Michelle), daughter Linda Allen; grand-children Rusty Johnson, Jessica Johnson, Tom Allen Jr., Desiree Cannon, Davina Soto, Brandon Allen, and seven great-grandchildren...
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Angelina Baba Gomez

December 11, 1926 - May 9, 2017

Angelina Baba Gomez, 90 of Killeen, Texas passed away May 9, 2017 in Killeen, Texas. Visitation will be held from 2:00pm to 4:00pm with Rosary at 3:00pm on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Monday, May 15, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery. Arrangements under the...
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Judith Ann Radford

October 8, 1943 - May 8, 2017

Judith Ann Radford 69, of Killeen, Texas passed away May 8, 2017 in Killeen, Texas. She was born on October 8, 1943 in Syracuse, New York. A memorial service will be held at 5:00pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Gerald L. Kaenzig

April 1, 1937 - May 8, 2017

Gerald Louis Kaenzig was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, Gerald will be remembered as a very exceptional person. He was the son of Ruben & Anna Alexander. Gerald grew up in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Gerald was raised with one sibling, his younger half-brother David. Gerald was usually...
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Joe Floyd Lockhart

July 13, 1926 - May 8, 2017

A celebration of life service for Joe Floyd Lockhart, age 90, of Killeen, will be at LifeWay Fellowship in Killeen, on May 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Jimmy Towers officiating. Visitation will be on May 10, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. before the life service. Burial will follow at Pidcoke Cemetery. Mr. Lockhart died May 8, 2017 at his home, surrounded by friends. He was born July...
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Mary Lee Redrick

December 23, 1933 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Julia Jewel Miller

September 25, 1935 - May 2, 2017

Julia Jewel MillerServices for Julia Jewel Miller, 81 will be 10am Monday May 8, 2017 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Killeen, TX. Burial will follow at Killeen Memorial Park in Killeen. She was born September 25, 1935 in Edna, Texas and raised in Killeen, TX. She passed away May 2, 2017 in Belton. Julia was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Julia...
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Carmen Diaz

November 20, 1936 - May 1, 2017

Carmen Delia Diaz, 80, of Killeen passed away Monday, May 1st, 2017 at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas surrounded by her loving family. Carmen was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on November 20, 1936. She was the daughter of Carmelo Rosa Rivera and Gloria George Domenech. Carmen was a loving mother and wonderful homemaker who devoted her time to her family. Her passion...
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Abbi Mae Frost

November 21, 2016 - April 27, 2017

Abbi Mae Frost, age 5 months and 6 days old, passed away peacefully in her mother's arms on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Dell Children's Hospital in Austin, TX. Abbi Girl was born with a cluster of rare heart defects, and underwent open-heart surgery on April 13, 2017 to repair these defects. Her very untimely death was the result of many unforeseen complications that arose both during and after...
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Eric B. Christian

February 8, 1964 - April 26, 2017

Eric Brian Christian of Killeen, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 he was 53 years old. Eric was born in Paris France to Austin & Annie Christian on February 8, 1964. . He graduated from Ellison High School where he participated in Athletics. He attended TSTI and obtained a degree as a Machinist but his passion was Cosmetology as a Hair Stylist. Eric was...
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Alice Vivian Hosick

November 7, 1928 - April 26, 2017

Alice "Vivian" (Moss) Hosick, age 88, of Killeen, TX passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Vivian was born November 7, 1928 in Evansville, IN to the late William Hodge and Thelma (Stewart) Moss.Vivian married Gerald "Jerry" E. Hosick on February 14, 1947 and they were married for 65 years. She traveled with Jerry for 32 years of Army life with five...
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Jo Nell McQueen

February 23, 1933 - April 25, 2017

A casual celebration of life will be held for Jo Nell McQueen, 84, at the Belton Church of Christ Welcome Center on Saturday, April 29th at 2:00pm.Jo joined that "great cloud of witnesses" on April 25, 2017. She was born on February 23, 1933 in Leon Junction, Texas to Dave and Ruth Brumbalow. It was at Killeen High School where this Football Queen met the love of her life, Everett "Skipper"...
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James Cecil Shoemaker

November 28, 1939 - April 22, 2017

CW4 James "Jim" Cecil Shoemaker was born on November 28, 1939 and died on April 22, 2017 at the VA Hospital, Temple, TX. Jim packed many lives into one lifetime, but, first and foremost, Jim thought of himself as a helicopter pilot. He has now made his final helicopter flight to his heavenly home. He grew up in Diamond, MO.Jim had a tour of duty in Vietnam- 1969-1970 and Operation Desert Storm...
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Merle Hickok

November 21, 1947 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Richard Lee Foster

April 18, 1929 - April 12, 2017

Memorial Service for Richard Lee Foster, 87, of Harker Heights, will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Bethel Church in Killeen.Richard was born April 18, 1929 in Marionville, Missouri and passed away April 12, 2017 in Harker Heights.In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Bethel Church. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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William Allen Sanders

November 17, 1951 - April 10, 2017

William Allen Sanders passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, April 10, 2017, he was 65 years old. Bill was born in Houston, Texas on November 17, 1951 to Douglas & Bonnie Sanders. Bill loved history and working with leather but mostly spending time with his family and helping his fellow man. He was employed off and on for 25 years on Fort Hood as a carpenter for...
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Jose Armando Galvan

December 21, 1954 - April 9, 2017

Jose Armando Galvan of Killeen passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 he was 62 years old. A memorial service will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2pm at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen. Jose was born on December 21, 1954.
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Albert Pedro Gonzales

February 3, 1929 - April 5, 2017

Alberto, known to his friends as Albert, was born Feb. 2, 1929 toPedro and Casimira Gonzales in Colonias, NM. He died surrounded by his loved ones on April 5, 20117.Albert graduated form Immaculate Heart High School in Las Vegas,NM before being drafted to serve in th U.S. Army. He reitred as aSergeant First Class in 1975 after 26 years of honorable service.He met the love of his life, Hwa Cha ...
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Thurston DeWitte Smyer

March 6, 1918 - April 4, 2017

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of another of the greatest generation, Thurston D. Smyer, on April 4, 2017. He was born March 6, 1918 in Darke County, Ohio to E. Paul and Clara Smyer. He graduated college in 1940 from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and was a teacher for one year before entering the Army in October 1941. In April 1943, he was discharged as a Sergeant and...
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Hilda Marie Grier

October 24, 1946 - April 3, 2017

Hilda Marie Grier Hilda Marie Grier, 70, passed away Monday, 3 April 2017, at home in Killeen, TX, after an extended illness.Hilda was born October 24, 1946, in Mansfield, Ohioto the late James Randall and Abagail Nelli Ryuse. She lived in Mansfield all of her life until 2015, when she went to live with her son in Killeen, TX. She retired after 30 years service as a Data Processor at Ohio...
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Robert Bruce Lomba

April 7, 1949 - March 30, 2017

Robert Bruce Lomba Jr. was born April 7, 1949 in Marston Mills, Massachusetts. He was the son of Sebastian and Doris Pina. He joined the Army and had the opportunity to travel the world before settling down in Killeen, TX.He spent 20 years in the Army, retiring as a Sergeant First Class. He is survived by his wife Ok Lomba, and his six children Alicia, Joseph, Rickey, Robert, Shane, and Tammy....
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Leo Joseph Hulm

March 26, 1930 - March 29, 2017

Memorial services for SFC (Ret.) Leo Joseph Hulm, age 87 of Killeen, TX, will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Killeen, TX. Inurnment services will follow in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Leo was born on March 26, 1930 in Lincoln, Nebraska and passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements...
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Leona Winona Torres

April 2, 1949 - March 29, 2017

Memorial services for Leona Winona Torres, age 67 of Killeen, TX, will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Refuge Ministries in Killeen, TX. Leona was born on April 2, 1949 in Hilo, Hawaii. She passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Harker Heights, Texas surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Venora Lee Troutman

January 31, 1932 - March 27, 2017

A celebration of life for Venora Lee (Kinnett) Troutman, of Killeen, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2017, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with Charles Hardage officiating. Mrs. Troutman died Monday, March 27, 2017. She was born on January 31, 1932 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to the late Odessa Violet (Tyree) and Marion Alva Kinnett of Oklahoma. She was married to Paul Glenn...
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Shirley Bess Porter

August 3, 1937 - March 27, 2017

Shirley Bess (Veach) Porter of Killeen, passed away on March 27, 2017. She was the widow of Robert Edward Porter. They shared 62 years together. Born in South Webster, Ohio, and raised in Scioto County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Oscar and Minnie Agnes (Slack) Veach. She attended Shawnee State University and retired from working as a nurse at Scott & White.Shirley was an accomplished...
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Gordon Alexander Davis

May 10, 1931 - March 26, 2017

Gordon Alexander Davis (G.A.) was born May 10, 1931 in Marks, Mississippi. He retired at the rank of SFC from the United States Army, and received numerous medals and awards throughout his military career. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. His long Journey through the dark world of Alzheimer's is now at its end. He fought a battle that lasted more than 20 years, but...
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Josefine Collard

September 20, 1924 - March 24, 2017

Josefine Collard, 92, of Killeen, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born September 20, 1924 in Wilfersdorf, Austria.No services are planned. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Benjamin Wetzel

June 26, 1930 - March 23, 2017

Memorial services for Retired Staff Sgt. Benjamin "Ben" Wetzel, 86, of Harker Heights, will be at 9:30 am, Friday, March 31st at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with Reverend Robert Miller officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen at 11:00 am. Mr. Wetzel passed away March 23, 2017, in Morgan's Point Resort, joining...
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John Edward Burroughs

May 11, 1932 - March 18, 2017

Mr. John Edward Burroughs, age 84, passed away at his home in Harker Heights, Texas on Saturday, March 18, 2017. He was born on May 11, 1932 in Bellevue, KY.John retired from the Army after 20 years of service and made Killeen/Harker Heights home for his family. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Marianne; son, Robert and his wife Barbara; daughter Jo Ann and her husband Bill, daughter ,...
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Elmer Bernard Summers

June 13, 1932 - March 17, 2017

Elmer Bernard Summers, 84, of Killeen, Texas passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at home in Killeen, TX. Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen. He was born on June 13, 1932 in Knoxville, TN to Elery and Emma Summers. Elmer married Barbara Stodghill on August 13, 1955 and were blessed with two children, Paul R....
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Daniel Duane Loken

January 5, 1954 - March 17, 2017

Daniel Duane Loken was born January 5, 1954 in Grand-Forks North Dakota to Ila and Duane Loken. After graduation from Lompoc High School in Lompac California; Daniel started work on drywall, and became a member of the Carpenter Union. He attended Peace Lutheran Church that his father help build.Dan moved, to Anchorage Alaska where he changed his profession, and became an elevator mechanic. It was...
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Dottie Ann Kyle

January 19, 1955 - March 16, 2017

Dorothy "Dottie" Ann Kyle was born on January 19, 1955 in Bossier City, Louisiana and passed away in Killeen, Texas on March 16, 2017. Her earliest childhood memory was of sitting on a beach towel with her mother in Guam while her dad retrieved shells from the ocean floor. As a youth, Dottie had many hobbies and interests including baton twirling and playing the clarinet.As a majorette, she won...
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Elijah King

January 8, 1953 - March 12, 2017

Elijah King, Jr. was born in Tuskegee, AL on January 8, 1953; his parents were Elijah King, Sr. and Equilla Harris King. On March 12 2017, he went home to be with the Lord. Elijah was a 1971 graduate of Tuskegee Institute High School, where he was a band member and a studious student. Upon graduating, he attended Florida A&M University and majored in Instrumental Music. He fine-tuned his...
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Elsa LaVerne Goyins

January 7, 1932 - March 11, 2017

Memorial Services for Elsa LaVerne Goyins will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church in Killeen.She was born January 7, 1932 in Killeen, to Alfred and Elsa Schulze, who are now deceased. She passed away March 11, 2017. She married Monroe Flentge, a classmate from KHS Class of 1949, in 2009. She was the mother of three sons, Gregg, Bruce and Paul; grandmother to eight...
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Rose Lee Eller

July 7, 1930 - March 10, 2017

Rose Lee EllerServices for Rose Lee Eller, 86, of Killeen will be 11:00am Wednesday March 15, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. She was born July 7, 1930 in Pearsall, TX and passed away March 10, 2017 in Killeen. She is survived by husband, Jerry F. Eller, daughters, Sharon Lanier of Augusta, GA, and Susan Nickson (Thomas) of Copperas Cove TX, five grandchildren, seven great...
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William Robert Baker

February 25, 1929 - March 9, 2017

Ret. Msg. William R Baker, 88, was born to Leonard and Ila Baker and raised in Smith Center, Kansas.William "Bill" lived a full and remarkable life. He survived the Great Depression, the "Dust Bowl", served in the National Guard in Little Rock Central High School, during the integration in 1957. Bill served his country proudly in the United States Army and bravely served in the Korean...
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Arleigh Wright Keeney

May 29, 1924 - March 7, 2017

Arleigh "Lee" Keeney, 92, joined his Heavenly Father on March 7th, 2017 in Grapevine, Texas. Lee started his remarkable life on May 29th, 1924, on a wheat farm in northern Idaho. He played football for Troy High School, and after graduation worked as a welder in the Tacoma shipyards. Lee enlisted in the Army after the start of WWII and trained in England for the invasion of Europe. He landed...
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Mary Orr

September 29, 1954 - March 7, 2017

Mary Orr Services for Mary Orr, 62, of Killeen will be 10am Monday March 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, with Pastor Jimmy Towers of Lifeway Fellowship officiating. All city of Killeen facilities will lower Killeen flags in memory of Mary Orr. She worked for the city's utility collections division for 22 years. Mary passed away Tuesday March 7, 2017 at her home. Survivors...
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Maria Aguon Lynch

January 4, 1936 - March 6, 2017

Maria Aguon LynchGraveside services for Maria Aguon Lynch, 81, of Killeen will be 2pm Monday March 13, 2017 at Killeen City Cemetery in Killeen. She was born January 4, 1936 in Guam and passed away March 6, 2017 in Temple. The family will receive visitors from 12-1pm Monday March 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.
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Hyon Cha Stephens

January 6, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Hyon Cha StephensServices for Hyon Cha Stephens, 76, of Killeen will be11am Tuesday March 14, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. She was born January 6, 1941 in Korea and passed away March 3, 2017 in Killeen. The family will receive visitors from 6-8pm Monday March 13, 2017 at the funeral home.
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Andrea Charles Price

May 16, 1979 - March 2, 2017

Andrea Charles Price was born on May 16, 1979 to Andre and Minnie Charles in Chicago, Illinois. She received her formal education at Booker T. Washington High School in Pensacola, Florida and graduated in 1997. After high school, she joined Job Corp and in 2000 she joined the US Army. She was united in holy wedlock to Eric Price on August 8, 2002 and to this union 2 sons were born. Andrea...
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David John Hicks

August 14, 1928 - March 1, 2017

David John Hicks, 88 of Katy, Texas passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at home in Katy. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Friday, March 3, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Trimmer Baptist Church, Killeen, Texas. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of...
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Steven Charles Lindsell

October 9, 1950 - February 28, 2017

Funeral services for Steven Charles Lindsell, age 66 of Killeen, TX, will be at 9:30 AM Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Killeen. Burial will follow in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday, March 6, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Killeen.He was born on October 9, 1950 in Watertown, NY and passed away on...
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Teegan Harper Newkirk

February 16, 2017 - February 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, TX.
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Holley Shavhan Newkirk

November 23, 1981 - February 21, 2017

Holley Shavhan Newkirk 35Teegan Harper Newkirk 5days old of Killeen TexasHolley was born 11-23-81 Cumberland Maryland by Walter and Terry Whetzel who still survives with brother Walter Whetzel Jr.Holley married Maro (Tony) Newkirk on May 27, 2016 who still survives with children Calley 18 and Ethan 13.Holley worked as a Sterilization Tech at Billy Johnson Dental Clinic.
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Beady Beam

January 6, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Nina Beatrice "Beady" Beam, a longtime resident of Killeen, TX, was born in Rosedale, Mississippi on January 6th, 1931. She departed this life for her heavenly home on February 20th, 2017.Beady was born the 7th child of nine to Conyers Wilson Sosebee and Clatie Belzora Lum. During her teen years, Beady excelled in basketball and enjoyed playing the guitar. She accepted the Lord as her Savior at...
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Allan Kent Stryker

September 15, 1946 - February 18, 2017

Allan K. Stryker Allan K Stryker was born September 15, 1946 in Paterson, New Jersey to parents Allan Stryker and Mildred Marie Laycock and passed away February 18, 2017.He grew up in Louisville, KY and attended the University of Louisville for his BA, MD, Surgical Internship, general surgery residency, and Plastic Surgery residency.He practiced Plastic & Reconstructive surgery at Trover...
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Margaret Glynn Hart

January 14, 1925 - February 18, 2017

Margaret Glynn HartGraveside services for Margaret Glynn Hart, 91, of Copperas Cove and formerly of Killeen will be 2pm Friday February 24, 2017 at Killeen City Cemetery. She was born December 14, 1925 in Limestone, County and passed away February 18, 2017 in Copperas Cove. Survivors include daughter, Glenda Kowalski (Joe) of Delaware; two grandchildren, and one great- grandchild. Visitation will...
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Carrie Burdeen Bell

June 12, 1933 - February 17, 2017

Services for Carrie Burdeen Bell, 83 of Killeen, Texas will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Memorial Baptist Church in Killeen. Burial will follow at Killeen City Cemetery.Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Ms. Bell died on February 17, 2017 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.She...
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Darin Edward Winder

June 10, 1963 - February 17, 2017

Darin Edward Winder, 53, of Killeen, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 17th, 2017 due to a tragic accident at his home. Darin was born in San Antonio, Texas to Bobby Ray Winder and Patricia Elaine Winder. He spent his childhood years in Illinois and joined the United States Army which brought him to Killeen, TX.After serving in the military he went on to become a realtor where he learned...
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Virginia Baker

December 27, 1931 - February 17, 2017

A family graveside service for Virginia "Bebe" Levi Baker, 85, of Killeen, will be held Tuesday, February 21, at 10 a.m. with her nephew, Les Baker, officiating. Mrs. Baker died Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born in Edgewood, Maryland on December 27, 1931 to Irvine W. Levi and Virginia "Ginney" Levi. Being from a military family, Mrs. Baker moved several times while in school, but graduated...
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Estelle Marjorie Henze

April 17, 1927 - February 15, 2017

.Estelle Marjorie Johle Henze, born April 17, 1927, passed peacefully away surrounded by family and friends on February 15, 2017. She was a wonderful mom, a so-cool MiMi and, as told to her by one of her granddaughters and one of her great-granddaughters, an "amazing person." She did love the kids. Proverbs 17:6 . Children's children are a crown to the aged and parents are a pride to their...
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