Wilma Powell Massey

September 20, 1926 - July 17, 2019

Wilma Powell Massey, age 92 of Temple, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m., at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple. with Dr. Ron Milne offi ciating.

Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Wilma Alene Powell Massey was born on Sept. 20, 1926, in Gatesville, near the Owl Creek Community, to the late Jefferson I. Powell and Ara Dorsey Powell. She married Don E. Massey on July 1, 1951, and Mr. Massey preceded her in death on March 31, 2018. She graduated from Killeen High School in 1943, and attended Nixon-Clay Business College in Austin. She worked as a budget analyst at Fort Hood, until her retirement in 1973. Wilma was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she had been active in the Sunday school department.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Jefferson D. Massey; one brother; and one sister.

Survivors include two sons, James Massey, of Cleburne and Larry Massey, of Salado; a daughter, Donna S. Fletcher, of San Antonio; two grandsons, four granddaughters and 13 great-grandchildren.

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