Mary Frances Ament
Funeral services for Mary Frances Ament, 81, of Killeen, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel in Killeen. A private burial will be Friday.
Mrs. Ament died Nov. 22, 2009, in a Harker Heights nursing home. Mary Frances was born in Johnstown, Pa., on June 3, 1928, to Frank and Frances (Hess) Ruth. Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a past president and a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 3892 Ladies Auxilary of Harker Heights. Mary was an avid crafter and loved making gifts for all her family and friends.
She loved spending time with her grandchildren and being with her pets. Survivors include her husband, Donald G. Ament; a son, Donald Gene Ament Jr. of Killeen; three daughters; Bonnie (Klaus) Tomczyk, Linda and Jeannette Ament, all of Killeen; a sister, Shirley Peay of South Carolina; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harvey Ruth; and a sister, Betty Russo. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, www.relayforlife.org/relay/.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen is in charge of arrangements.