Our Obituaries

George Francis Sears

October 4, 1936 - September 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Gloria Joan Hinkle

June 19, 1932 - August 4, 2017

Gloria Joan Hinkle, 89 of Temple, Texas passed away July 9, 2017 in Temple. She was born on July 24, 1927 to C.D. and Nellie Hollopeter in Napoleon, Ohio. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Temple Bible Church Creekside Center with Pastor Gary DeSalvo officiating . Gloria married Paul Bolton (deceased) of Toledo, Ohio on February 1, 1947. After Paul passed she...
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Arthur TRIPANIER

July 21, 1921 - July 10, 2017

Arthur Tripanier was born on July 21, 1921 in Fairhaven, MA and passed away on Monday July 10, 2017 in Temple, TX. Arthur served his country in the United States Army and was a Member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Temple, TX.He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Paulsen; grandson, Eric Paulsen; great grandchildren, Joshua and Allison...
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Fernando Chacon

March 8, 1960 - July 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Tommie E. Nidositko

November 12, 1919 - June 26, 2017

Tommie Elizabeth Berry Nidositko, 97, passed peacefully on June 26, 2017 to be with her heavenly Father. She was born on November 12, 1919 to Andrew Britton and Ella Mae Berry in Temple, TX and spent the majority of her life in the central Texas area. Siblings who passed before her include Christine, Barnell, Wilma, and Dorothy Marie. She graduated from Temple High School in 1936 and worked at...
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Lorraine A. Ginter

November 29, 1925 - June 17, 2017

Lorraine A Ginter, age 91, of Temple passed away on Saturday, June 17 in a Temple hospital. She was born November 29, 1925 to William Frank and Mable Edna (Woods) White in Monrovia, KS. A visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 20 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 2:00 PM at Laurel Land Cemetery in Ft...
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George Lee Jones

March 19, 1968 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Ronny R. Doughty

October 3, 1949 - June 13, 2017

Ronald Randl (Ronny) Doughty, 67, of Temple, Texas passed away June 13th, 2017 in Temple. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple Texas. Memorial service will be held on 11:00am Saturday, June 17. Pastor Rodney Tedford, will be officiating. Ronny was born October 3, 1949 at Scott & White hospital in Temple, to Donald Doughty and...
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Norman Wallace Fry

July 25, 1933 - June 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Russell Randolph Duff

August 26, 1925 - June 7, 2017

R. Randolph Duff expired on June 7, 2017 in Temple, Texas. He was born on Wednesday, August 26, 1925 to Hasel Dunn Duff and Oscar Randolph Duff in Palestine, Texas. After graduating from High School in 1942, he attended college a year and a half before being drafted in 1944 at the age of 18 into the U.S. Army. He received his training in Camp Wolters, an infantry camp near Mineral Wells, Texas....
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Evelyn Anna Wells

July 18, 1925 - June 4, 2017

Evelyn Anna Wells 91, of Temple, Texas passed away June 4, 2017 in Belton, Texas. She was born on July 18, 1925 in Little Flock, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Burial will follow at Bellwood Cemetery. Evelyn is survived by her two sons, Randell Wells and wife Carla, Bobby Wells and wife Doris and one sister,...
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James Fredrick Rhoads

June 27, 1942 - May 31, 2017

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Mary Lee Redrick

December 23, 1933 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Patricia Howell

December 6, 1927 - May 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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James D. Ratliff

August 13, 1925 - May 3, 2017

James D. Ratliff went home to be with the Lord May 2, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. Jim was born August 13, 1925 in Seymour, Texas. He went to High School in Glen Rose, Texas and joined the US Navy in November 1943, serving with distinction until May of 1946. He was awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement as a radioman of a torpedo bomber aboard the USS Belleau Wood in action in the...
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Lois Ruth Miller

January 7, 1931 - May 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Nola Mae Braziel

January 24, 1944 - April 19, 2017

Nola Mae BrazielNola Braziel born January 24th, 1944. She left her earthly life April 19th, 2017 at the age of 73. She left with her sister Marsha and son Colt at her side.She was preceded by her parents, Jessie and Katherine Courtney and brothers Jim Courtney, Tommy Courtney, Johnny Courtney, sisters Jerrie Dale Brook, Sally Kilgore. She is survived by sisters Mary Liston of Albuqueque, NM...
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Lee Meredith Phelps

March 2, 1927 - April 19, 2017

Lee Meredith Phelps, 90, of Lake Belton, died peacefully on Wednesday morning April 19. Services will be held Wednesday, April 26 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Temple.Lee was born on March 2, 1927 to Rice and Mary Phelps. His parents died when he was a toddler, and he was sent to live with his uncle Cecil and Dorothy Phelps. Cecil was a railroad station master in Dublin,...
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Samuel Harrison Waggerman

January 1, 1928 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Margie Louise Austin

March 3, 1941 - April 10, 2017

Marjorie (Margie) Louise (Bell) Austin 76, of Bremond, Texas passed away April 10, 2017 in Bermond, Texas. She was born on March 3, 1941 in Marlin, Texas to Floyd and Lora Bell. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday April 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm, Friday April 14, 2017 at Greathouse Cemetery, Temple, Texas....
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Merle J. Brown

December 29, 1920 - April 9, 2017

Merle J. Brown 96, of Temple passed away April 9, 2017 in Temple, Texas. He was born on December 29, 1920 in Edwards county, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday April 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. A graveside service will be held at 10:00am, Friday April 14, 2017 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Texas. Arrangements under the...
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Esther Helena Hirschman

November 14, 1919 - April 8, 2017

Esther Helena Spear Hirschman, 97, of Temple, Texas, was called to her final home Saturday, April 8, 2017. Known as "Sis" to her family, Esther was a beloved wife, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born on November 14, 1919 in Moundsville, West Virginia, to Homer Holt Spear and Dora Lehman Spear. Esther graduated from Hannibal High School in Hannibal, Ohio as...
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Donald Martin Doughty

March 4, 1931 - April 1, 2017

Donald Martin Doughty (Pops), 86 of Temple, Texas passed away April 1, 2017 in Temple. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:00am with Pastor Rodney Tedford officiating at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Burial will follow at Rogers Cemetery...
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Reba Mae HUGHES

April 27, 1927 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Reba Mae Hughes

April 20, 1927 - March 26, 2017

Reba Mae Hughes, 89 of Dallas, Texas passed away March 26, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. A graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Axtell Cemetery in Axtell, Texas. She was born on April 20, 1927 to Annie Mae Norris and Wheeler Winkles in Gainesville, Texas. Reba graduated from Gainesville High School. She was married to George W. Swaner in 1946 until his death in 1958...
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Donald Eugene Booth

December 14, 1928 - March 23, 2017

Donald Eugene Booth, 88 of Belton, Texas passed away March 23, 2017 in Temple, Texas. He was born on December 14, 1928. Services are pending with Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. No services scheduled at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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George R. Dooley

April 24, 1922 - March 23, 2017

George Ralph Dooley, 94, of Belton, Texas passed away peacefully on March 23, 2017.Dooley was born outside of Oklahoma City, OK on April 24, 1922. He married Lucille Riggins on February 12, 1942 in Seymour, TX. She died March 23, 2010. They were married for 68 years. George was drafted into the Army in World War II on October 30, 1942. During this time he earned two Purple Hearts and a Bronze...
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George Allen Johnson

August 1, 1933 - March 20, 2017

George Allen Johnson, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 20, 2017. He was born August 1, 1933, in Alice, Texas, to George Hambrick Johnson and Mary Catherine Patterson Johnson. George is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Frances Burell Johnson. He is survived by a daughter, Mary Kathleen Johnson Gray and spouse Paul Gray, by two sons, George Allen Johnson, Jr. and...
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William Franklin Sharp

April 10, 1964 - March 16, 2017

Graveside services for William Franklin Sharp will be 1pm Saturday March 25, 2017 at Davilla Cemetery. (Family request no flowers)
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Paul Leroy Werst

October 12, 1932 - March 14, 2017

Paul Leroy Werst, 84 of Temple, Texas passed away March 14, 2017 in Temple, TX. Born October 12, 1932 in Pontiac, MI. No services scheduled at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Clara Catherine Butler

November 25, 1919 - March 13, 2017

Clara Catherine "Katy" Grow Butler passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 97.She was born November 25, 1919 in Cienfuegos, Cuba, to the late Ward and Concepcion Cartaya Grow. Clara's family moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma when she was a young girl. She graduated from Classen High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1938. She worked in Washington D.C. during WWII as a...
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Lavern Abel May

April 6, 1924 - March 8, 2017

Lavern Abel May Services for Lavern Abel May, 92, of Temple will be 3:00pm Saturday March 11, 2017 at 1st Lutheran Church in Temple with a visitation at the Church from 2 to 3pm. Burial will follow at Bellwod Memorial Park.Lavern was born April 6, 1924 in Buckholts, TX. She married Eugene May in July of 1943. She worked for many years and retired from Sears and Roebuck. She was a life time...
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Ina Lee Hochstedler

October 21, 1925 - February 18, 2017

Ina Lee Bleeker-Hochstedler, 91, of Temple, Texas passed away February 18, 2017. Born to Ina and James Bleeker on October 21, 1925. Shortly after Ina's birth, her family relocated from Hillsboro to the Rogers area where she grew up with her four brothers and one sister. Ina married Eugene Leonard Hochstedler, March 2, 1944, and they moved to the Little Flock Community East of Temple where she...
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Kathleen Ann Melnik

February 12, 1953 - February 12, 2017

Kathleen Ann Melnik, 64 of Temple, Texas passed away February 12, 2017 in Temple, Texas. She was born on February 12, 1953. Memorial services will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Norbert Hansen

June 26, 1932 - February 8, 2017

Norbert Lavern Hansen, a resident of Temple, Texas, died February 8, 2017. Norbert was born June 26, 1932 in the Town of Rock, Wisconsin, the youngest of four children of Arthur and Calla Hansen. Norbert attended Rock Elementary School and Marshfield High School. As a youth, Norbert worked on the family farm, eventually taking a job with the Nasonville Dairy where he picked up and delivered milk...
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John Hampton Starling

May 15, 1935 - February 8, 2017

Services for John H. Starling Jr. will be 1PM Saturday February 18, 2017 at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Temple, Texas. John H Starling Jr., 81, of Belton, passed away February 8, 2017. Mr. Starling was born May 15, 1935 in Rogers, Texas. He married Gladine Pearson on April 29, 1953. John and Gladine were both from Central Texas and moved to California shortly after they got married and lived...
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Martha Drew

February 17, 1925 - February 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Mary Alice Levy

September 10, 1922 - February 5, 2017

Mary Alice Levy, 94, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2017 in her hometown of Temple, Texas. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00pm, Wednesday February 8, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Thursday February 9, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple. Burial will follow at 2:00pm on Thursday February 9, 2017 at Killeen City...
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Dosithea Rosina Hobizal

August 10, 1927 - January 29, 2017

Dosithea Rosina Hobizal (Dottie) 89, of Temple, Texas passed away January 29, 2017 in Temple. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm with Rosary at 7:00pm, Friday, February 3, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, February 4, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Temple, Texas. Burial will follow at Bellwood Cemetery, Temple....
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Syliva Ruth Primus

April 26, 1936 - January 21, 2017

Sylvia Ruth Primus, 80, of Temple, Texas passed away January 21, 2017 in Temple, She was born on April 26, 1936 in Hearne, Texas. Visitation will be held from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Burial will be at 2:00pm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Greathouse Cemetery, Temple. She is proceeded in death by her parents, Norma and D.D....
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Virginia F. Goodnight

September 25, 1918 - January 12, 2017

Virginia Fulcher Goodnight of Temple, formally of Little River-Academy, and Holland, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at her home in Temple.Graveside services will be conducted at the Holland City Cemetery on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10:00 am with the Rev. Lee Ann Turner and the Reverends Robert and Patricia Warden officiating.Survivors include one daughter,...
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Jonathan Scott Adkison

August 22, 1978 - January 11, 2017

A benefit fund for Dr. Jonathan Scott Adkison has been set up at Wells Fargo bank.
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Milton Lewis Bretz

February 27, 1947 - January 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Clif Doenitz

December 13, 1946 - December 29, 2016

Clifford "Clif" Arthur Doenitz, 70, was born on December 13, 1946 in Chicago, IL. The Lord took him home on December 29, 2016 at the age of 70, in Temple, TX. Visitation will be from 10:00am to 11:00am, with service starting at 11:00am, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel, Temple, TX. Burial will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, TX. Clif moved...
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John Landrum

October 23, 1924 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Helen Louise Bricker

October 16, 1929 - December 21, 2016

Helen Louise Bricker 87, of Temple, TX passed away December 21, 2016 at her home in Temple. A visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Monday, December 26, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. Graveside services will be held at 1:00pm, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Temple Garden of Memories. Helen was born on October 16, 1929 in Cora, LA to Irish Monk and Thelma Squire. She...
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Maurice W. Mc Neese

April 19, 1929 - December 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Doris L. Koonsen

November 25, 1920 - December 13, 2016

Doris Koonsen, age 96, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Visitation will be from 12-2 PM, Saturday, Dec. 17, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment to follow in Bellwood Memorial Park. Doris was born November 25, 1920 to E.W. and Ella (Newman) Lueck in Oenaville, Texas. ...
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Anna Marie Arguellez

January 1, 1955 - December 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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LaVanda Lois Mankins

December 6, 1943 - November 30, 2016

LaVanda Lois Hubbard MankinsServices for LaVanda Lois Hubbard Mankins will be 10:30am Tuesday December 6, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple. She passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Sodalis Memory Care Facility in Temple, Texas. LaVanda was born on December 6, 1943 to Roy and Smittie Hubbard of White Deer, Texas. LaVanda was a graduate of White Deer High School and...
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Condra Sue Smith-Feight

October 15, 1946 - October 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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J.R. Embler

December 26, 1935 - October 24, 2016

J.R. Embler, 80, of Little River Academy passed away on October 25, 2016 in Temple, Texas. He was born on December 26, 1935 in Temple, Texas. J.R. served in the United State Army. He was employed with Temple Fire Department for 7 years. Then served 38 years as a brakeman conductor with the Santa Fe railroad. He was also a member of the United Transportation Union BNSF railway. A graveside service...
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Anna Mae Talbott

August 14, 1932 - October 21, 2016

.Anna Mae Talbott, 84 of Temple, TX passed away on October 21, 2016 in Temple, TX. She was born on August 14, 1932 in Richmond, VA. Services will be held Friday, October 28, 2016 in Galveston, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Barbara J. Riley

June 19, 1934 - October 18, 2016

Barbara June Riley passed away on October 17, 2016 in Temple, Texas. She was born on June 19, 1934 in North Tonawanda, New York. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Eileen Geissler

April 12, 1945 - October 12, 2016

Eileen K. Geissler "Sandy", age 71, passed away in her home on Wednesday October 12, 2016.Sandy was born in Washington D.C. to COL Gregory and Eileen (Donnelly) Keenan and was the youngest of three daughters. She graduated from Texas Women's University with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She then joined the USAF Reserves where she served at Wilford Hall hospital and was honorably discharged...
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Mary Elizabeth Rambeau

February 5, 1949 - October 3, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Rambeau, 67 of Temple, Texas passed away on October 3, 2016 in Temple, Texas. She was born on February 5, 1949. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. Words of comfort may be made to the family at www.CrawfordBowers.org.
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Eugene Edward Springer

May 7, 1922 - September 27, 2016

Eugene Edward Springer, 94, of Belton, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016. A Graveside Service will be held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Holland Cemetery in Holland, Texas.Mr. Springer was born on May 7, 1922 in Bartlett, Texas to Euel and Myrtle Springer. He worked for Griggs Equipment Company for 34 years. He married Frances Springer on March 8, 1941, who preceded him in...
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William George Elliott

March 23, 1947 - September 26, 2016

William George Elliott, 69 of Salado, Texas passed away September 26, 2016 in Temple, TX. He was born on March 23, 1947 in Minneapolis, MN. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Ryan Patrick Moore

August 20, 1986 - September 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Mattie Juanita Bryant

October 27, 1931 - September 2, 2016

Mattie J. "Midge" BryantOn September 2, 2016 at 1:45 a.m., Mattie J. "Midge" Bryant (84) was called home to be with the Lord and join her loving husband in heaven. Mrs. Bryant was born on October 27, 1931 in Pollock, Louisiana to Cleo and Ed Kilpatrick. She married Johnny Childress Bryant on November 19, 1949 and raised her children, Shannon and Michaelan, in Bastrop, Louisiana. A homemaker who...
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Fernando S. Valdez

May 14, 1934 - September 1, 2016

Funeral services for Fernando S. Valdez, 82, of Belton will be 12:00 pm Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Full Gospel Holiness Church, 1709 S. MLK Dr. in Temple. Burial will follow in North Belton Cemetery. Pastor Joe Williams will officiate.Mr. Valdez passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 in a Temple hospital.Fernando was born May 14, 1934 in Lavernia, Texas to Fredericko and Maria Valdez. He...
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John Lindsey BILES

July 9, 1933 - August 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Frederick Daniel Boswell

March 25, 1952 - August 11, 2016

Frederick "Daniel" Boswell, 64 of Temple, Texas passed away August 11, 2016 in Temple, Texas. He was born on March 25, 1952. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on August 19, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Cremation to follow.
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Leigh Ann NAVE

August 21, 1967 - August 11, 2016

Leigh Anne Nave, 48, of Temple, Texas passed on August 10, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Visitation will be held Tuesday August 16, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 6:00pm also at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Leigh Anne was born August 21, 1967 at Carl R. Darnal Army Medical Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas....
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Alice E. ADAMS

November 7, 1921 - August 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Mary Ellen Barney

March 16, 1937 - August 6, 2016

Mary Ellen Wyman Barney 79, of Temple, Texas passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Friday, August 12, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Burial will follow to Bellwood Cemetery in Temple. Mary was born on March 16, 1937...
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Elton Buck Turner

October 7, 1921 - August 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Patrick Louis Marcon

October 23, 1950 - July 27, 2016

Patrick Louis Marcon, 65, of Temple passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Temple, Texas. He was born October 23, 1950 in Taylor, Texas to Louis J. and Val A. Marcon.Pat moved from Taylor with his mother and brother Mike and lived in Lindborg, Kansas, Garden City, Kansas and settled in San Jose, California where he graduated high school. He moved back to Taylor and started his career as a...
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Mary Louise Farris

August 9, 1944 - July 15, 2016

Marry Farris 71, of Temple, Texas passed away, Friday, July 15, 2016 in Temple, Texas. She was born on August 9, 1944 in New Brunswick, NJ to Adam and Anna Piszkowski. She is survived by her loving husband James Farris of Temple, Texas. Services are pending with Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Dillard J. Barr

April 9, 1921 - July 7, 2016

Dillard J. Barr Mr. Barr passed away Thursday July 7, in Temple.He was born April 9, 1921 in Flat to Joe F. and Eva Biddy Barr. He was raised and educated in The Grove and Moody area and he married Violet Screws on March 8, 1946.After serving his country for 4 years in WW II. He was a full time farmer until 1960 then he was employed by WilsonArt until 1983.He was a Baptist and was baptized in...
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Lorinda Ann Davison

April 23, 1945 - July 1, 2016

Lorinda Davison, 71 of Killeen, TX passed away on July 1, 2016 in Temple, Texas. She was born in Tampico, IL on April 23, 1945. She is survived by her loving husband John Davison of Killeen, Texas. There are no services being held at this time.
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Betty Gajewski

November 28, 1936 - June 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Betty Gajewski

November 28, 1936 - June 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Elizabeth Virginia Cowan

August 27, 1924 - June 11, 2016

Elizabeth Virginia CowanElizabeth "Betty" Virginia Cowan, 91, of Temple, TX entered heaven's gates on Saturday, June 11, 2016. She was born in Lewistown, MT to William Frederick and Virginia Catherine (Divers) Foshag and lived in Lewistown until after she graduated from Fergus County High School in 1942. Betty received her teaching degree from Colorado State Teacher's College...
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Jerome Rietman

March 7, 1926 - June 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Maria Noe Bodden

September 17, 1922 - June 4, 2016

Maria Noe Bodden went to her heavenly home on Saturday, June 4, 2016. She was 93 years old. Maria was born in San Juan Jalisco, Mexico to Casimiro and Maria Ines Cardenas on September 17, 1922. She was the eldest of 8 brothers and sisters.She lived most of her adult life in Galveston, Texas and was a resident of Temple, Texas at the time of her death. She was a long time member of La Primera...
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Bobbie Lee Phelps

January 5, 1927 - June 3, 2016

Bobbie Lee Phelps, 89 of Lake Belton, TX passed away suddenly Friday June 3, 2016 in Temple, TX. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday June 11, 2016 at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Temple, TX with a reception to follow. Services will be officiated by The Reverend John Wells and The Reverend Tamara Clothier.She was born on January 5, 1927 in Thompsonville, Texas to Ruby Fay...
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Virginia Dawn Hunter

July 10, 1919 - May 23, 2016

Virginia Dawn Hunter, 96, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016, in Temple, Texas. Visitation will be at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple on Tuesday, May 31, from 5:00-7:00pm. A graveside service with Temple's Memorial Baptist Church Pastor, Ridge Adams officiating, will be at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, on Park Road 4 between Burnet and Marble Falls, TX, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11:00am...
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Mary Ann McCrea

April 2, 1937 - May 13, 2016

Mary Ann (Peterschmidt) McCreaMary Ann McCrea was born in 1937 in La Crosse, Wisconsin and was a graduate of Aquinas High School. She obtained an Associate's degree from La Crosse Business School. She married Edwin McCrea in 1958 and has two daughters, Jeanne McCrea of Dallas, TX and Lori McCrea-Davis of Denton, TX and two grandchildren, Emily and Joseph Davis. She is survived by her husband,...
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Frances L. Catlett

August 6, 1937 - May 13, 2016

Frances L. Catlett August 6, 1937 - May 13, 2016A celebration of life for Frances L. Catlett will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Temple on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Frances, a resident of Temple died Friday, May 13, 2016 she was 78 years old. She was born August 6, 1937 in Benwood, W. VA. to Rena Virginia (Mickey) Catlett & Harold J Catlett Sr.Throughout her life she...
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Alec Robert Thompson

November 19, 2002 - May 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.
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Ruth Ruth Russell

July 21, 1921 - May 10, 2016

Ruth Russell was born on July 27, 1921 in Harper, Texas. She married V.C. Russell Jr. on June 11, 1941. They moved to Bell County in December of 1948. They lived in Killeen until 1968. It was then that they moved to Rogers, TX. She moved to Temple, TX in 2005.Ruth loved to attend the First Baptist Church in Killeen and Rogers TX. She was an avid bowler. She was able to bowl until the age...
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Roger David Miller

December 27, 1949 - May 9, 2016

Retired CW2, Roger David Miller Sr. 66, of Temple, Texas passed away May 9, 2016 in Temple Texas. He was born on December 27, 1949 to Cantrell Miller Jr. and Helen Spurlock in South Charleston, WV. Roger retired from the U.S. Army as a CW2 after twenty three years of service. He served in the Viet Nam War, Desert Shield, and served many tours in Germany, and was presented many medals including...
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Perry Fairchild

August 25, 1934 - May 4, 2016

Perry S. Fairchild, Jr. 81 He was born in Mason, TX, on August 25, 1934, to Perry Fairchild Sr., and Cleo Arnold Fairchild. He graduated from Belton High School in 1952. He married Frances Cooper on May 2, 1953, in Belton, TX. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and Korean Veteran. He served 41 years with the US Army Missile Command, worldwide, and retired as Branch Chief. After...
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Robert Milton Barfield

September 12, 1946 - April 28, 2016

Robert Milton Barfield, 69 of Temple, Texas passed away on April 28, 2016 in Temple. He was born on September 12, 1946 in Harlingen, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Texas.
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Robert Lee Clark

January 6, 1942 - April 28, 2016

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Wright William Gerland

April 11, 2016

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Lynn Carol Mitchell

October 17, 1948 - April 9, 2016

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Phyllis Ann Pringle

October 9, 1931 - April 9, 2016

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Rosetta Ralston Petty

March 28, 1932 - April 6, 2016

Petty, Rosetta (Ralston) Rosetta Petty, of Rogers, Texas, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on April 6, 2016. Rosetta slipped from this earthly presence and promptly met her savior, Jesus Christ, along with a multitude of many friends who had been waiting for her to join them in the heavenly realm. Rosetta was born on March 28, 1932 in Val...
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Rina Evelyn Berry

June 16, 1916 - April 6, 2016

Rina Evelyn Berry, long time Temple resident, went to be with our Lord on April 6, 2016. Evelyn was born on June 16, 1916, to the late Ira and Grace Davis. She was raised in Friendship, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Berry, daughter-in-law Kay Berry, Brothers Col. Howard Davis and Ira Davis, and sister's Ruth Bridges and Edith Jennings.Her family includes her son Don Berry...
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Margaret Booth

June 17, 1926 - March 31, 2016

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Deborah Ann Shuffield

November 29, 1962 - March 26, 2016

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Stacy Lynne Formica

December 28, 1983 - March 21, 2016

Stacy Lynne Formica, 32 of Temple, Texas passed away March 21, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Stacy was born on December 28, 1983 to Clarence Earl Barrineau Jr., and Zula Lynne Bath in Charleston, South Carolina. Stacy was a loving mother and a good homemaker. She is survived by her loving husband Joseph Formica of Temple, Texas and two sons, Dominic Formica of Temple, Texas and Lee Edward Rogers of...
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Helen Edna Fulton

June 6, 1921 - March 18, 2016

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Roy William Wicht

August 8, 1944 - March 18, 2016

Roy William WichtAugust 8, 1944 - March 18, 2016 Roy William Wicht was born in Yonkers, NY., to Roy Elmer & Genevieve (Begley) Wicht on August 8, 1944. He met and married the love of his life Frances Vincenza Wicht, they were married for 45 years and to this union they have two beautiful children, daughter; Gina and son Michael.His great love was sports. His football team was the New York...
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Woodrow Wilson Dillard

March 7, 1919 - March 17, 2016

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Bernice Littlejohn

April 16, 1933 - March 14, 2016

Life's Journey of Bernice Robinson LittlejohnTo everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the Heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; Ecclesiates 3: 1 & 2Bernice Littlejohn, the 14th child of Will Abner and Mary Lee Robinson, was born April 16, 1933 in Bell, Texas. She graduated from Dunbar high School...
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Mary Frances Browning

October 7, 1917 - March 8, 2016

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Danny Castleberry

October 13, 1940 - March 2, 2016

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