Kathryn Word, age 85 of Lampasas, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home in Temple, Texas.
Kathryn was born Oct. 21, 1928, in Lampasas County, Texas, the daughter of Howard Ellis Reagan and Alma Bernice (Collier) Reagan. She grew up in the area and graduated high school and later graduated from Jackson Business College. She was married to Charlie Word on Dec. 9, 1947, in Lampasas, Texas. Kathryn was raised in the Methodist Church and after she married joined the Central Christian Church. Kathryn worked for HEB Grocery store and retired as General Manager. After retirement she volunteered at Rollins-Brook Community Hospital and worked some back at HEB. As a young lady she was dispatcher for Lampasas Volunteer Fire Dept.
She is survived by son, Dr. Kenneth Word and wife Betty of Brownwood, Texas; three daughters, Darla Rogers and husband Tommy of Temple, Kathy Valles of Florence, Cynthia Hobizal and husband Dennis of Temple; brother, Howard Wayne Reagan and wife Suzanne of Houston; sister, Kitty Ware and husband Ted of valley Mills; 10 grandchildren, Christa, Joshua, Jason, Tyson, Nicole, Autumn, Brady, Jeramie, Heather, Hannah; and 14 great-grandchildren, Alacia, Reagan, Audrie, Shealan, Jack, Trent, Beau, Davis, Haley, Isaiah, Amari, Grant, Reed and Luke.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Charles Frank Hernandez; and by son-in-law, Manuel Valles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas.
Sign the online guest book at www.sneedfuneralchapel.com. Sneed Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements