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Karen Gail Callaway, 1939 - 2012

Karen Gail Callaway

1939 - 2012

Published May 30, 2012 @ 8:50 p.m.

Karen Gail Callaway, 73, of Lubbock entered her heavenly home on Monday, May 28, 2012 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born March 8, 1939 in Southland to Donald David Pennell and Opal Lois Howard Pennell. She passed away at Odyssey Hospice in Lubbock.

Karen graduated from Southland High School and had attended Texas Tech University. She worked as a bookkeeper and an accounting clerk, retiring from PCCA after 30 years. She loved to attend sporting events of her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed riding and attending motorcycle races with her children as they were growing up. She was also a member of the Southland Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Harvey.

She is survived by a son: Jay Callaway (Mary) of Shallowater, a daughter: Stacie Burt (Tom) of Lubbock. Four Grandchildren: Kelbi and Kenzi Callaway of Shallowater, Travis Burt of Lubbock and Shehala Burt (Lubbock) and fiance Trent Barclay (Texico,NM). Two brothers: Jerry Pennell (Carol) of Harlingen, Don Pennell of Lubbock and a sister-in-law: Jeanie Pennell of Plainview. PFC Marcus Toney (Afganistan) and family.

Special thanks to the staff at Odyssey Hospice for caring for "Nana" over the past three months. 

Cremation was under the personal care of Dee and Janet Justice, Justice-Mason Funeral Home.  Private family service will be at a later date.  The family asks that Memorials be made to Odyssey Hospice, 1717 Norfolk, #A 4th floor, Lubbock TX 79416.

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