|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1953|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2009|
Born In Dallas, She Graduated From Bryan Adams High School In 1971 And Worked At Minyard'S To Pay Her Way Through College. She Graduated From The University Of Texas At Arlington In 1976. She Married John W. Baumgardner, Jr., The Love Of Her Life, And Worked At The Houston Post And KPRC Channel 2 Before Embarking On Her Most Challenging And Rewarding Career, A Stay-At-Home Mom. Karen Will Be Remembered Most For Her Joy In Life, Her Passion For God, And Her Deep Love For Family And Friends.
Karen Loved To Cook For Her Church Groups (Missions 80+ People) Or Her Childrens Buddies Who Would Always Show Up. She Lead GA At West Univ Baptist Church And Was Awana Commander. She Loved Life, She Loved God And She Loved Her Four Great Children And Husband. She Is Alive In Everyone She Fed Which Is About A Million People!
She is survived by her husband of thirty-three years, John; her children, Beth Ramos and husband Sammy, Megan Chapman and husband Buck, Chris Baumgardner, and Brian Baumgardner; her mother, Lola Thornton, of Dallas; her siblings, Colleen Terry, Donna Winters, and Clint Thornton.
Restland Memorial Park
Created by: Larry Whitaker
Record added: Oct 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78618408