|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1991|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 2013, Afghanistan|
Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, S.C., died June 18, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with indirect fire. She was assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
SPC Ember Marie Alt
June 28, 1991 - June 18, 2013
Ember Marie Alt, 21, of Killeen died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in Afghanistan while serving her country. She graduated from Killeen High School in 2009 where she excelled in track. One of her crowning moments is where she helped lead her team to the State finals her senior year. Ember joined the United States Army in 2011. During her service SPC Ember Marie Alt received many awards for her accomplishments to include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart metal and the Combat Action Badge just to name a few. She was a vibrant and loving person who left a lasting impression on everyone she came into contact with. Ember is survived by her parents; Chuck Alt of Killeen, Cynthia Merchant of Gulfport MS. and Rick and Jennifer Owens of Killeen. Grandparents; Charles Alt, Ruchanee Holmer, Mike and Bella Trowbridge and Marc and Theresa Nadeau. Godparents; Corey Daughtry, Cody Hall, Bryce Nadeau and Shannon Alt. She will also be missed by her siblings; Kayla and Jacob Alt, and Bryce and Evan Owens and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Ember is preceded in death by her grandmother, Mary M. Alt and her grandfather, Roger Holmer. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Funeral services are on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with burial to follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Obituary information provided Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home.
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Plot: SECTION 3 ROW Q SITE 480
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jun 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112578660