Our Obituaries

Benjamin Franklin Shaw

April 13, 1962 - June 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Margaret Jwell Jones

April 9, 1942 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Elfriede Schneck

April 22, 1943 - June 13, 2017

Funeral services for Elfriede Schneck, 74 will be 2 pm, 18 June (Sunday) in the chapel of Bowers funeral home in Copperas Cove. Elfriede has gone home to be with our Lord on 13 June 2017. She was a beloved wife, mother and Oma. She was incredibly loving with a passion for caring for animals. She was born 22 April 1943 in Triftern, Germany. In September 1962 she married Charles W. Schneck....
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Yvonne J. Wrenn

June 21, 1926 - June 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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William Arthur Hanson

September 9, 1939 - June 7, 2017

William "Willie" Arthur Hanson, age 77, passed away June 7 at Cornerstone Hospital in Round Rock, Texas. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 15th from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home , 211 W. Ave B in Copperas Cove. Funeral services will be in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 16th, followed by burial at the Copperas Cove City...
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L. O. Owsley

June 13, 1931 - June 6, 2017

L. O. "Bud" Owsley went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Visitation will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Friday, June 9 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove on Saturday, June 10 at 11:00 AM. Burial with full military honors will be held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery on Tuesday, June 13 at 9...
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Eric Michael Lanza

April 6, 1977 - June 4, 2017

Eric M. Lanza, 40, of Copperas Cove, TX, formerly of Canton, OH, passed away unexpectedly on June 4, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Angela (Beightol) and children, Taylor Nicole and Christopher, Parents Michael (Shari) Lanza and Patricia (Fuller) Smith. Also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Visitation 6pm-8pm Thursday June 8, 2017.Graveside Service 9am Friday...
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Patricia Ann Bennett

July 30, 1947 - June 1, 2017

A visitation will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove, with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 PM. Mass of a Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mrs. Bennett was born on July 30, 1947 in...
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Donald E. Wollek

February 18, 1941 - May 31, 2017

My life history I was born in Rochester, New York on 18 February 1941 to John and Evelyn Wollek. This is my rags to riches story. In the early years lived in Rochester, New York and moved to the Wolcott, New York area when I was a teenager. The best move I ever made was enlisting in the United States Army in March 1958. My first tour of duty was in Europe as a aircraft technician. I returned...
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Margarete Insogna

January 20, 1926 - May 28, 2017

Margarete Insogna, age 91 of Copperas Cove passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 28, 2017 surrounded by her loving children. Margarete was born on January 20, 1926 in Griesheim, Germany the daughter of Heinrich and Elisabeth Bruder. After graduating Germany high school, she met and married a US Army Soldier Angelo Anthony Insogna Jr. Sewing and crafts were her hobbies, but baking different...
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Thelma M. Schorn

February 10, 1923 - May 22, 2017

Funeral services for Thelma M. Schorn, age 94, of Copperas Cove will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Church of Christ Cove with Tom Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Copperas Cove City Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2015 from 6-8 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Copperas Cove. Mrs. Schorn died on May 22, 2017 at Metroplex Hospital. She was...
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Marjorie Dumdie

September 30, 1946 - May 22, 2017

Marjorie Dumdie was born on September 30, 1946 in Castleford England. She passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.She was a member of the Girl Guides and enjoyed participating in various community service events as a young lady.On August 3, 1968 Marjorie married a United State Army Soldier, James Dumdie. Marjorie and James were great friends before they were married....
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Amanda Michelle White

December 16, 1978 - May 18, 2017

Services for Amanda Michelle Henry White will be at 10 a.m. Friday May 26th at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. Burial will follow at Smithwick Cemetary in Smithwick. A viewing will be held on Thursday May 25th at Crawford Bowers from 6 to 8 pm. Amanda went to be with her Lord and savior on Thursday May 18th. Born December 16th 1978 to Will Ross and Trixie Henry, Amanda graduated...
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James Gary Ashworth

November 27, 1950 - May 16, 2017

James Ashworth, age 66 of Lampasas, TX passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in a Temple hospital. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangement are entrusted to Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Rose P. Williams

July 2, 1920 - May 16, 2017

Rose P Williams passed away Tuesday May 16, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Her visitation will Monday May 22, from 5-8 PM, with a rosary at 6 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove. On Tuesday May 23, a funeral service will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Copperas Cove at 10:30 AM with burial to follow at Central Texas State Veteran's Cemetery. Rose Williams was born on...
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Alve Lynn Richey

March 1, 1935 - May 16, 2017

Alve Lynn Thomas Richey III, 82, died at his home in Kempner, Texas, on May 16, 2017.Tom was born in Duluth, Minnesota, on March 1, 1935, son of the late Alve Lynn Richey II and Amelia Marie Church, grandson of the late Frank and Mary Lobernick Church, and the late Alve Lynn and Agnes Rachel Pugsley Richey.As a child, Tom moved more than 20 times in more than 10 years as his father was an...
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James R. Thompson

August 12, 1939 - May 14, 2017

Services for Jim Thompson, 77, of Copperas Cove will be Friday May 19, 2017 at 10:00 am at First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove. Jim passed away on May 14, 2017 in Temple. He was born on August 12, 1939 in Robstown, Texas to Dan and Hazel Thompson. Jim practiced law in Coryell, Bell and Lampasas Counties for over 40 years after being Assistant District Attorney in Nueces County for a number...
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Lee Morris Green

June 30, 1940 - April 30, 2017

Lee Morris Green, 76, of Copperas Cove passed away on 30 April, 2017. Lee enlisted in the Army in 1960 as an Avionics Technician. He served two tours in Vietnam, earning both a Bronze Star and an Air Medal while there. Lee was passionate about his craft, and after retiring from the Army as a Master Sergeant with 22 years of faithful service, he continued working in the Army Aviation community,...
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Ruby Krause

February 24, 1921 - April 29, 2017

Ruby Alice (Becker) Krause, 96, went to be with her Lord on April 29, 2017. She was born on February 24, 1921 in Thorndale, Texas to George and Frieda Becker. She was one of nine children born to George and Frieda.Ruby was baptized on March 27, 1921 and confirmed on April 14, 1935 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale. Shortly after confirmation at the age of 14, she and her sister Helen...
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Frances A. Lawrence

August 30, 1936 - April 23, 2017

Frances A Lawrence, age 80 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, at her home. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove
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Ronald Lee Grunden

August 18, 1938 - April 19, 2017

With sadness, the family of Ronald Lee Grunden of Copperas Cove, TX announce the death of their beloved father and grandfather who passed away peacefully at his home on April 19th 2017. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Dorothy Grunden of Walnut Grove, MN, and a son, Ronald Paul. He was also preceded by his lifelong love and wife of 53 years, Katherine Ann Grunden who passed...
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Sharon Dianne Linker

October 23, 1953 - April 9, 2017

Sharon Dianne LinkerSharon Linker of Copperas Cove passed away Sunday April 9 in a Killeen Hospital. Sharon was born on October 23, 1953 in Duncan, Oklahoma to Willie May (Donaghey) and Otis Aaron Anderson. Later in life Willie married Charles Donaghey, which Sharon loving referred to as her Dad. On January 5, 1979 in Henryetta, Oklahoma Sharon married the love of her life Edward Linker. Sharon...
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Terry Glenn Gann

July 6, 1956 - April 8, 2017

Terry Glenn Gann, age 60 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away Saturday , April 4, 2017, in a Temple hospital. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove
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Jane Ruth Cox

June 11, 1942 - April 7, 2017

Jane Ruth Cox, 74, of Copperas Cove died April 7, 2017.Formerly an owner of The Art Cove, she was an artist and crafter, showing her work at craft galleries and events. She was active in church and community, using her crafts to brighten the lives of cancer patients, veterans and nursing home residents. She also fostered orphan kittens for Second Chance Animal Shelter.An expert seamstress, her...
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Ana Maria Santiago

December 24, 1932 - April 5, 2017

Ana Marie Santiago, age 84 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away Wednesday , April 5, 2017, at her home. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove
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Ltc Ivor W. McKay

April 25, 1920 - April 1, 2017

Ivor W. McKay Sr. was born on 25 April 1920 in Glasgow, Scotland, and spent his early years growing up in the Lakeland, Florida area. Ivor enlisted in the Army in 1939, and held the distinction of holding nearly every enlisted, noncommissioned, Warrant Officer, and Officer rank from Private (E1) through Lieutenant Colonel. He served in a variety of Enlisted, Warrant Officer, and Commissioned...
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Nan Hee Call

February 3, 1928 - March 31, 2017

A memorial service for Nan Hee Call of Kempner will be held at 10:00 May 12th at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, Inurnment will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mrs. Call passed away peacefully while she slept on March 31, 2017 at her home in Kempner. She was born February 3, 1928 in Korea to Mr. Jae Hyung Hong and Choi Jung Chu Hong. She married her late husband,...
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James Maples

January 2, 1951 - March 31, 2017

James Alan Maples, age 65 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away Thursday, March 30 2017, in a Temple hospital. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove
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Ronda Lee Graham-Vega

November 7, 1973 - March 29, 2017

Ronda Graham-Vega age 43 of Copperas Cove, passed away Wednesday, March 29 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Ronda graduated from Copperas Cove High with the Class of 1991. She later received her Associate of Arts from Central Texas College in 2015. On April 11, 1998 Ronda married the love of her life, Greg Vega in a beautiful ceremony at The Eastside Baptist Church in Copperas Cove, Texas....
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Hakyee Ackridge

January 7, 1939 - March 24, 2017

Hakyee Ackridge (Sin) was born in Kyungpuk, Korea on January 7, 1939. She completed her high school year in Inchon, Korea. Hakyee was 21 years of age when she married her true love Rufus Ackridge, who was in the Military, in 1960. She came to the United States in 1967. Her and her husband resided at Pershing Park, military housing in Killeen, Texas until 1972. Hakyee and her family moved to...
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Elfriede H. Widup

August 30, 1929 - March 21, 2017

Elfriede "Freda" Helene Widup (nee Lohse), 87, was born on August 30, 1929, in Heidenau, Germany, to Hulda Helene Lohse (nee Zimmerman) and Oskar Clemenes Lohse. She played soccer in school and was noted for her academic success throughout high school. She lived in her home in Heidenau, which was a suburb of Dresden, Germany, throughout World War II. She lived through Dresden being bombed by...
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Jacquelyn Lou Walker

April 27, 1947 - March 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Rosin Watkins

May 17, 1929 - March 6, 2017

A time of visitation for Rosin Watkins will be Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Pidcoke Methodist Church in Pidcoke, Texas at 2:00 pm with Pastor Bill Bales officiating, burial will follow at Pidcoke Cemetery.Rosin was born on May 17, 1929 to Glenn and Emma (Rosin) Perryman at home in Coryell, County Texas....
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Jim F. Serna

July 8, 1941 - March 5, 2017

Memorial service for 1SG (Ret.) Jim F. Serna, age 75 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. 1SG (Ret.) Serna passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his residence. He was born on July 8, 1941 in Greeley, CO.Inurnment services will be held at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 21, 2017...
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Patricia Ann Witt

February 26, 1932 - March 5, 2017

Funeral services for Patricia Ann Witt will be Friday, March 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove, visitation will be from 12:00 - 2:00 PM with Rosary at 1:00 PM. Patricia was born on February 26, 1932 to Albert & Carol Haupt. She is preceded in death by her husband John F. Witt, daughter, Carol Thornton and son Albert Witt.Patricia leaves loving memories to be...
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Jimmy Rodney Hensley

March 15, 1937 - March 2, 2017

Inurnment service for SGM (Ret.) Jimmy Rodney Hensley, age 79 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in the Copperas Cove City Cemetery. Jimmy passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at his residences in Copperas Cove. He was born on March 15, 1937 in Speers Ferry, VA.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Joseph Riggs

July 25, 1954 - February 23, 2017

Joseph Riggs, age 62, died peacefully of natural causes at home in Copperas Cove Texas on Thursday February 23, 2017.Born July 25, 1954 in Harriman, TN, and served in the US Army as a mechanical maintenance supervisor during the Vietnam and Gulf War eras. He retired after 20 in Ft. Hood Texas on December 31, 1991 as an E8 Master Sergeant. Joe received the following awards and decorations:...
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Janice Patricia Allen

September 8, 1927 - February 5, 2017

Janice Patricia Allen, age 89 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in a local hospital surrounded by family and friends. She was born on September 9, 1927 in Alexandria, LA. No services are scheduled at this time.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Robert William Ruonavaara

October 9, 1954 - February 5, 2017

Memorial service for Robert William Ruonavaaara, age 62 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Mr. Ruonavaara passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in a local nursing center with his family near. He was born on October 9, 1954 in Tacoma, WAArrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas...
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Maria Olga Ferguson

April 17, 1938 - February 3, 2017

Memorial service for Maria Olga Ferguson, age 78 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Maria passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 in a local nursing center. She was born on April 17, 1938 in Mexicali, Mexico.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Terry Alvin Jones

April 26, 1941 - February 1, 2017

Memorial service for CW3 (Ret.) Terry Alvin Jones, age 75 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Inurnment services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 13, 2017 in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honorsCW3 (Ret.) Jones passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in a Temple, TX hospital. He was...
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Elvira Brigitte Wright

November 6, 1955 - January 31, 2017

Memorial service for Elvira Brigitte Wright, age 61 of Copperas Cove, TX will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Inurnment services will follow in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.Elvira passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in a Temple, TX hospital. She was born on November 6, 1955 in Gridley, California.Arrangements under the direction...
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Katherine Sue Jones

June 6, 1955 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Erika Temple

June 9, 1939 - January 26, 2017

Erika Temple, a longtime resident of Copperas Cove, was called home by our LORD on January 26, 2017. She was 77 years old and died in Metroplex Hospital.Born June 9, 1939 in Germany where she met her husband and married him July 9, 1959. He was a soldier in the Army which sent them to Ft. Hood in 1965. Erika worked several jobs in the retail industry and had a degree in business management. She...
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Pauline Muriel Cherwinski

March 29, 1935 - January 14, 2017

Pauline Muriel CherwinskiA memorial service for Pauline Muriel Cherwinski will be 11:30am Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove followed by a 1:00pm inurnment at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. She was born March 29, 1935 in Woonsocket, RI and passed away January 14, 2017 in Kempner, Texas.
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Patty Troublefield

January 28, 1954 - January 2, 2017

Patricia "Patty" Troublefield (née Rau) died peacefully at Scott and White Hospital on January 2, 2017 in Temple, TX at the age of 62.Patty was born on January 28, 1954 in San Leandro, CA to Donald Robert Rau Jr. and Ouida Jean Rau. She graduated from Castro Valley High School. In 1985, Patty relocated to Oceanside, CA where she had a long career as an award winning property manager. Most...
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Joseph Edward Palumbo

August 7, 1931 - December 27, 2016

Joseph Edward Palumbo, age 85, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Copperas Cove, Texas. Visitation will be Monday, January 2, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church 704 M. L. King, Jr. Dr. Copperas Cove. Funeral service will be Monday, January 2, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Naomi Ingrim officiating.Mr. Palumbo was born August 7, 1931 to...
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Louis Blanchette

November 18, 1936 - December 27, 2016

Louis Joseph Blanchette Jr, 80 past away on December 27, 2016 in Copperas Cove. He was born on November 18, 1936 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire.In 1954 he married Rita Mary Viens and together they raised five children, Timothy Blanchette, Donna Wright, Jackie Ann Harper, Thomas Blanchette and Terrance Blanchette, ten grandchildren and several great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at...
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Fidel Muoz Young

August 16, 1931 - December 25, 2016

Services for Fidel M. Young, 85 of Copperas Cove, will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday January 5th, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.Mr. Fidel M. Young of Copperas Cove passed away peacefully with his family at his side in The Colony, Tx on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Mr. Young...
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Leo Edwin Fennessey

November 26, 1965 - December 24, 2016

Leo Edwin Fennessey was born on November 26, 1965 in Laurel, Maryland. He passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Rockdale, TX surrounded by family and friends.Leo enjoyed going fishing in the Ocean, the Trinity River, and at his brother Chuck's place. He had a great joy of food and trying new and different restaurants was a favorite pastime for him. He was best known for playing...
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Charles Warren Beach

August 23, 1954 - December 22, 2016

Inurnment services for SFC (Ret.) Charles Warren Beach, age 62 of Gatesville, TX, will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. He was born on August 23, 1954 in Michigan City, IN and passed away at his residence surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 22, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of...
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Arlyn Edward Wood

January 30, 1941 - December 20, 2016

A visitation for Arlyn Edward "Ed" Wood, Sr., 75, Copperas Cove, will be held Monday, December 26, 2016, from 5-7 p.m., in Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home chapel, Copperas Cove, with Rosary recitation at 6:00 p.m. Mass of a Christian burial is Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, in Copperas Cove. Burial will follow the service in the Central Texas State Veterans...
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Lonnie Bee Walker

December 6, 1931 - December 17, 2016

Lonnie Bee Walker of Copperas Cove passed away Dec. 17th at the age of 85.Lonnie was born in the Browning Community to Rufus and Opal Walker. He attended school in Copperas Cove where he played 6 man football in high school.After graduation he attended Durham Business School before serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Upon returning home, Lonnie began his over 30 year career in civil...
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Tony Bryant Howe

January 31, 1967 - December 12, 2016

Tony Bryant HoweServices for Tony Bryant Howe, 49, of Copperas Cove, Texas will be 12:30pm Tuesday December 20, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. He passed away December 12, 2016, surrounded by love at his family home. After graduating from Copperas Cove High School, Tony entered the Navy, serving six...
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Erika Katherina McNew

February 1, 1930 - December 10, 2016

A Funeral Mass for Erika McNew will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Mrs. McNew died Dec. 10, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family in Copperas Cove. She was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Nuremberg, Germany.She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church. She has gone to be with her beloved husband, Willie McNew.Survivors include her three children, Peggy Poff and her...
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Gary Miles

January 31, 1956 - December 8, 2016

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Burial will be held privately. Gary was born on January 31, 1956 in West Palm Beach, FL. He passed away on Thursday, December...
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Steven Todd Rost

February 18, 1986 - December 6, 2016

Steven T. Rost, 30, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Willington, CT. Visitation will be Friday, December 16, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm and the services will be held Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 3 pm. It will be held at Crawford- Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, TX. Steven was born in Quincy, IL on February 18, 1986 to Gregory Rost and Deborah Welte. He is survived by his wife, Krissy Nguyen;...
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Bennie Lee Harrison

March 17, 1931 - December 6, 2016

SGM (Ret.) Bennie Lee Harrison of Killeen, Texas, passed away on Dec. 6, 2016. He was born on March 17, 1931, in Taylor, Texas. He attended Clinton Avenue Elementary School and I. M. Terrell High School in Fort Worth, Texas. Ben was the 2nd oldest of five boys and one girl. His early religious training was at the Greater Worth Hill Missionary Baptist in Fort Worth, Texas where he attended with...
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Marlene Hatcher

February 20, 1939 - December 2, 2016

Funeral Mass for Marlene Hatcher 77 of Copperas Cove will be on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 2 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church and burial will be on Thursday at 10 AM at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mrs. Hatcher was born on February 20, 1939 in London England. She passed away on December 2, 2016 in Copperas Cove. There will be a time visitation and a Rosary on Tuesday, December 6...
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Lucita C. Balisi

August 20, 1945 - November 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Charles Bennett Baggett

June 4, 1927 - November 25, 2016

Service for Charles Bennett Baggett Jr, 89, of Copperas Cove will be Friday December 2, 2016 at 10:00 am at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Baggett passed away on November 25, 2016 in Copperas Cove. He was born on June 4, 1927 in Stamford, Texas to Charles Bennett Baggett and Selma Haygood Baggett. Mr. Baggett was the owner of Baggett Drug Store from 1961-2005. Mr. Baggett was on the...
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Verl Dane Lantz

January 6, 1939 - November 22, 2016

Services for CWO4 Verl Dane Lantz of Copperas Cove, TX will be held at a later date in Robstown, TX at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Lantz passed away at home on November 22, 2016.Verl was born in Richmond, Indiana on January 6, 1939. After graduating from High School, he joined the Army and served his country for 25 years, earning the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Medal, Army...
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Jack Gene Bible

March 22, 1937 - November 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Richard Cooper Yarbrough

August 8, 1960 - November 13, 2016

Funeral service for Richard Cooper Yarbrough 55 of Copperas Cove will be Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 12 Noon at St Luke's Methodist Church in Killeen. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. He was born August 8, 1960 to Wayne and Pauline Yarbrough in Tupelo, MS. He passed away on November 13, 2016 in Copperas Cove.Richard retired from the Army...
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Elena Elva Hagmann

August 26, 1950 - November 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Thomas Clarence Smith

December 21, 1947 - November 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Gilbert Ernest Jentho

November 25, 1923 - October 24, 2016

Gilbert Ernest Jentho passed away on October 24, 2016, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. He was born November 25, 1923 in Albany, Texas and permanently located to Copperas Cove after his honorable discharge from the US Army at Fort Chaffey, AR in 1946. On August 9, 1949, he married the love of his life Alein Kunkel. He worked at Mickan Cotton Gin, ran the movie projector at the original...
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Ernest Clemens Wankowski

April 4, 1951 - October 21, 2016

Ernest Clemens Wankowski, passed away on October 21, 2016 at the age of 65. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 31, 2016 at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery.In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
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Linda Jean Miller

April 26, 1960 - October 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Hanna Hhn Stewart

November 23, 1939 - October 18, 2016

Funeral services for Hanna Hohn Stewart, 76, of Kempner, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Copperas Cove with Pastor Wilbern Michalk officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 922 Lutheran Church Road off North Farm-to-Market 116. Pallbearers are Jeremey Pelt, Joseph Rieder, David Noack, Troy Stewart, Preston Stewart and Marc Garner. Honorary pall...
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Tae Song He Kleiman

May 8, 1934 - October 18, 2016

Services for Tae (Song) He Kleiman, 82, of Copperas Cove will be 4:30 pm Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Copperas Cove.Tae (Song) He Kleiman, a loving wife, mother and grandmother was born in Songju, Korea on May 8, 1934 and passed away in Killeen on October 18, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Barry and her son, Barton (and wife Kelly) of Pflugerville,...
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Billie Joann Boyer

August 22, 1935 - October 15, 2016

Billie Joann BoyerGrave side services for Billie Joann Boyer will be 11 am Thursday October 20, 2016 at Killeen Memorial Park. She was born August 8, 1935 in Knox City, Texas and passed away October 15, 2016 in Copperas Cove. She is survived by five brothers and sisters, seven children, sixteen grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. The family will receive visitors from 6-8pm Wednesday...
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Johnny Michael Krivacka

October 20, 1947 - October 14, 2016

Johnny Michael Krivacka passed away October 14, 2016 in Killeen, TX. He passed away while doing something he loved, playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Krivacka, of Kempner, TX; daughter, Tanya Bailey (Billy) of Allen, TX; stepson, Kevin Doyle (Elaine) of Copperas Cove, TX; stepdaughter, Stefanie Larsen (David), of Copperas Cove, TX; his grandchildren, Allyson, Blake, David, Rebecca...
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John W. McLendon

August 5, 1935 - October 8, 2016

Copperas Cove - Services for John William McLendon, 81 of Copperas Cove are 11 am Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove. Rev. Mark Kemp will officiate. Burial will follow in the Copperas Cove City Cemetery.Mr. McLendon passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 in a Temple hospital. He was born August 5, 1935 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to John H. and Cora L....
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Leslie Alvin Morgan

August 23, 1931 - September 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Sun Chae Afferbach

February 6, 1950 - September 28, 2016

.Obituary of Sun Chae Afferback Copperas Cove, TexasSun Chae Afferbach went to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He called her home after her valiant and courageous battle with stage 4 lung and brain cancer. She passed away in her sleep at home 11:30am Sept. 28, 2016. Sunrise for Sunchae also known as "Sunny" was Feb. 6th 1950 in Ansan, S. Korea. She was the child of father:...
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Edmond R. York

June 2, 1931 - September 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Kyong Ok Smith

August 31, 1955 - September 22, 2016

Graveside services for Kyong "Kay" Ok Smith, 61, of Copperas Cove, will be at noon on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.After a two year battle with cancer, Mrs. Smith passed away on September 22, 2016, at home with her family. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, James, daughters, Debbie Fink and Lynda Fajkus, and grandson, Xavier.The family requests that...
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Leo Ivan Dudley

December 30, 1924 - September 19, 2016

Leo Ivan Dudley, age 91, died in Kempner, Texas on September 19, 2016 He was surrounded by family and loved ones. Leo was born December 30, 1924 in Unionville, Iowa to Hazel Marie Dudley. Leo joined the service and served his country admirably. He received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He fought in the Vietnam War and patrolled the DMZ in Korea. He served twenty seven years in the Army,...
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Dorothy M. Lacy

April 20, 1931 - September 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Ana Lourdes Graveley

February 11, 1931 - August 27, 2016

Ana Lourdes Graveley , a Dedicated Wife, Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother; passed into God's hands from natural causes August 27, 2016 at the age of 85 while in Scott & White hospital of Temple, TX. She was a wonderful example of love, faith, patience and generosity. Ana was born February 11, 1931 in the Dominican Republic. She had three brothers and one sister. Ana...
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Phyllis Gae McAnally

August 5, 1956 - August 25, 2016

A visitation will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church Copperas Cove. Burial will follow the services in the Kempner Cemetery in Kempner, TX. Phyllis was born on August 5, 1956 in San Antonio, TX. She passed away...
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Ruth Germann-Ford

January 18, 1957 - August 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Barbara J. Howard

September 10, 1959 - August 20, 2016

Mrs. Howard died Aug. 20, 2016 of natural causes. She was born on Sept. 10, 1959 to Ronald and Kazuko Yaggi of Copperas Cove, TX. On June 3, 1978 she married Wayne Howard of Copperas Cove, TX.Barbara supported Wayne through 21 yrs. in the US Army and continued to travel with him to many scenic locations and countries throughout the world. She especially loved to sail on cruises in and around the...
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Lyndon Otto Norelius

September 4, 1934 - August 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Lorene Billy Knight

October 19, 1931 - August 18, 2016

Funeral services for Lorene Billy Knight 84, formerly of Copperas Cove will be on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 12 Noon at Robertson Ave Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Mrs. Knight passed away on August 18, 2016 in Azle, Texas.Mrs. Knight lived in Copperas Cove for many years where she was a home maker and active member of Robertson...
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Mark Anthony Aponte

June 2, 1969 - August 9, 2016

Visitation for Mark Anthony Aponte, age 47 of Copperas Cove, TX, will be from 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. He was born on June 2, 1969 in Paris Island, SC and passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, in Richmond, TX. Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Alfred Bragewitz

February 28, 1930 - July 29, 2016

Alfred Bragewitz, 86, passed from this life and met his Lord on 7-29-16 in Copperas Cove. He was a Copperas Cove resident since 1952. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6-8 PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Interment...
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Keith Edward DuBois

October 1, 1933 - July 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Robin Ruth Winston

November 10, 1950 - July 14, 2016

Robin Ruth Winston, age 65 of Copperas Cove, TX passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at her residence. She was born on November 10, 1950 in St. Paul, Minnesota. No services are scheduled at this time.Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Beverly Anne Martin Lowry

October 25, 1948 - July 12, 2016

Beverly Anne Martin Lowry, age 67, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 12th in Live Oak, Texas. She passed away in her home after a lengthy illness. She was born on October 25, 1948 in Washington D.C. to James A. and Peggy Martin. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Peter H. Lowry: a daughter, Jennifer Litton of Copperas Cove and son Martin Milner and...
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Connor Martin Hedge

July 16, 2010 - July 10, 2016

Connor Martin Hedge, age 5, was given his angel wings on Sunday, July 10th at his home after over four years of battling Neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer. He was diagnosed at the age of 18 months shortly after the birth of his little sister. He fought many tough battles at several hospitals across the country with the strength and courage few could endure. Connor always had a bright and...
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Alfred Turner

February 19, 1958 - July 6, 2016

On July 6, 2016 Alfred "Big Al" Turner Sr. was called upon to come home to spend eternal peace with his Lord. He came to us February 19, 1958 as the oldest of four children of Sgt. First Class Fred and Francis Turner in Mineral Wells, Texas."The world and its desires pass away but the man who does the will of God lives forever." 1 John 2:17 NIV. Alfred graduated from Princess Ann High...
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Joe Dale Burleson

March 18, 1932 - June 30, 2016

A Memorial service with Military honors will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery for Joe Dale Burleson. Mr. Burleson, age 84 of Copperas Cove, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Joe was born on March 18, 1932 in Haworth, Oklahoma.He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lotie Burleson. Joe is survived by...
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Leota A. Dunsworth

February 7, 1921 - June 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Douglas Gene Brown

April 16, 1933 - June 25, 2016

Doug was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. During the Korean War, he served in the Army for two years stationed in El Paso and Norfolk, VA. He was a Wood Pattern Maker by trade for 43 years. Following his retirement he participated in Sojourners, a group of Christian travelers, helping small churches, children's homes, and schools. He was proud that he and his wife traveled to 47 states and...
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Roy Eugene Weaver

June 1, 1934 - June 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Elbert Ronald Brown

February 19, 1945 - June 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Copperas Cove, Texas.
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Mary Anna Harloam

August 30, 1924 - June 12, 2016

Mary Ann Harloam was a Southern Belle that lived in Copperas Cove, Texas since 1966. She was born on August 30, 1924 in Wilmington, NC and passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016 with her loving family at her side.Mary always had an affectionate smile on her face and her daughter Judy by her side. She enjoyed going out to eat, junking, reading books and puzzling. She was preceded in death by...
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Richard Joseph Maguth

June 16, 1926 - June 7, 2016

Services for Richard Joseph Maguth will be at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. Visitation will be Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 6-8pm with Rosary at 7pm, funeral service will be Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11am. Burial with full Military Honors will follow at 1pm at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery of Killeen.Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York to Stephen Douglas & Louise...
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