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Jane Dowell, age 74, of Gatesville, died on February 19, 2015. After cremation, private services will be held at Moody Cemetery. No funeral services will be conducted. Mrs. Dowell was born Aug. 30, 1940, thedaughter of Earnest and Irene McKinney of  Moody. She graduated from Moody High School in 1958 and received an AA degree from Temple College in 1960, a BS degree from Mary Hardin-Baylor in 1962, and an MS degree from Baylor University in 1967. In 1959, she married Emmett Dowell, also from Moody. She taughtat Gatesville High School from 1962 until her  retirement in 1994. She was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church, Rebekkah Sunday School class, Delta Kappa Gamma, the Women’s Forum and Gatesville’s Museum Association. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a son, Clint. For those wishing, memorials may be made to the Gatesville Public Library, 111 North 8th St., Gatesville, TX 76528.

June 12, 1975 - February 20, 2015 Gloria Sanchez Garza, age 39, of Gatesville, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015, and ended her faithful service as a fulltime Pioneer to Jehovah God. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 27, 2015, at Restland Cemetery in Gatesville with Brother Ronnie Bond offi ciating. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. today (Saturday), February 28, 2015, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 908 Industrial, Copperas Cove, Texas, with Brother Phillip Amador offi ciating. Gloria was born on June 12, 1975, in Gatesville. She grew up in Gatesville and graduated from Gatesville High School in 1993. She worked at the National Banks of Central Texas in Gatesville for many years. She married Joseph Lee Garza of Killeen on June 15, 2013. She was a faithful servant of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Gatesville. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Garza of Killeen; parents, Gregorio and Felipa Sanchez of Gatesville; three sisters, Sarah Sanchez of Stephenville, Theresa Chavez and husband, Antonio of Georgetown, and Rebecca Salcedo and husband, Abel of Killeen; two nieces, Isabella Salcedo and Emily Chavez; and her cherished dog, Lulu.

September 5, 1939 – February 22, 2015 Sandra Beck Moore, age, 75, of Gatesville, went to be with Jesus, surrounded by her family, on Sunday February 22, 2015, at her daughter’s residence. Services were held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Davidson Cemetery. Sandra was born September 5, 1939, in Gatesville to Orba Lee Beck and Inez Black Beck. She married Edgar B. Moore on June 21, 1957. Sandra retired from TDCJ where she worked as a secretary. Sandra was known for her beautiful smile. She was a member of the Pecan Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. Survivors include, children, Katy Smith and husband, Mike, Tammy Barnett and husband, Lynn, and Rudy Moore and wife, Deedra; grandchildren,Cheyenne Kizer and husband, Ricky, Bryce Barnett and wife, Ramey, Kili Smith, Wacey Moore and wife, Haley; great-grandchildren, London Kizer, Barton Lynn Gaisbauer, Rayce Kizer and Ashby Barnett; brother, Rickie Beck and wife, Shirley; nephew, Chad Beck; niece, Misty Lambert and husband, Jason; two greatnephews, Bryson and Mason Lambert; and Dan Davidson, whom she loved like a grandchild.