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Obituaries for March 24 2023

March 24, 2023 at 4:00 a.m.



Charles Len Peace, 83 of Alvord, TX, passed away Tuesday, March 21st, 2023, in Decatur, TX.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie, TX with Pastor John Little officiating.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.

Charles was born March 31, 1939, at the family home in Atlanta, Arkansas to Carl and Lizzie Christine (Williams) Peace. As a boy, he went to local schools in the Atlanta, AR area, before moving to Alvord, TX, and graduating from Alvord High School in 1957.

After high school, Charles attended welding school in Ohio, which would pave the way for a lifelong career in the industry. Charles was enlisted in the United States Army and served his country for two years before returning back to work as a private contract welder. He then went on to work for Devon Energy and various other oil companies in the area, retiring at the age of 73 from Encana Oil & Gas, as an inspector.

On September 18, 1973, Charles married Karen Jeter in Waurika, OK, the couple were almost married 50 years. He was an avid outdoors man, and in his free time, Charles enjoyed fabricating sculptures, and working in his yard and on the family land. Charles made sure to make every Christmas special, not only for his family, but the whole community, taking time to decorate his property, serving hot cocoa, chili, and "hosting" Santa. He will be remembered with love and appreciating for being a devoted husband, father and a "super grandfather".

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Lewis Peace, sister Carlyen Peace Hall and brother-in-law James Hall.

Charles is survived by his wife Karen Robeson Peace of Alvord; sons, Chuck Peace of Bowie and Buck Peace of Garland, TX; granddaughters, Tiffany Peace and spouse Justin Turner of Fort Worth, TX and Mashae Peace Jones and spouse Brent Jones of Antelope, TX; grandson, Cole Peace of Bowie; great-grandsons, Kyler Peace and Kota Turner, both of Fort Worth; brother, Ben Peace and wife Barbara of Alvord; nephew, Dean Peace and wife LeiAnn of Alvord; many other family members from the Arkansas area; and great-nephew, Lane Peace of Alvord.

In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Bowie Animal Shelter at 1504 E. Wise St. Bowie, TX 76230, in honor of Charles.

Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie, Texas.


Anita Kay Brewer, 79, of Magnolia, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Wentworth Place surrounded by her loved ones.

Celebration of Life services will be held Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Galilee Baptist Church in Magnolia at noon, with burial to follow at West Cemetery in Magnolia, under the direction of R.L. Reed Funeral Home, LLC. Rev. Al Brewer, Pastor/Eulogist.

Visitation will be Friday, March 31, from noon to 3 p.m., at R.L. Reed Funeral Home in Magnolia.


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