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Obituary for Karen L. Hamm (Draper)

Karen L. Draper Hamm, 56, of Cross Plains, Texas passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Abilene, Texas.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, March 1, at 2:00 PM at Pioneer Baptist Church in Pioneer, Texas with Dwayne Clowers officiating and Don Draper assisting. Burial will follow at Cross Plains Memorial Park in Cross Plains, Texas. The family will have a time of visitation Saturday, February 29 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel in Cross Plains, Texas.

Karen was born August 16, 1963 in Garland, Texas to Donald Gene “Don” Draper and Bobbie Fay Harris Draper. Karen was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother and friend. She was the life of the party and had great sense of humor and her laughter was contagious.
She always had a smile on her face and a blessing to know and have as a friend. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Karen was preceded in death by her son, Curtis Hamm; mother, Bobbie Fay Harris Draper; brother, Ricky Draper; sister, Teresa Draper.

Karen is survived by her daughter, Stasha Breann Alvardo and husband, Alex of Cross Plains; grandsons, Kobe Austin King, Jasper Draper and Alex James Alvarado Jr of Cross Plains; father, Don Draper and wife, Vicci of Cross Plains; 2 sisters, Pam Seals and husband, Troy of Ben Wheeler; Kim Champion and husband, Monty of Stephenville; close friend, Clovis Simons of Cross Plains; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.