Karen Hamilton, age 58, of Copperas Cove passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 Friday, February 17, 2017 at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove.
Karen was born on February 12, 1959 to Mark and Mary Owen Smith in Ogden, Utah. Her family moved to Copperas Cove in 1963 and Karen graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1977. After high school she began her 30 plus year career with Southwestern Bell which is now Century Link. Karen married Daniel Hamilton on May 28, 1992 in Copperas Cove.
Karen (Bunny) was a strong person and will be remembered for her love of life, her unforgettable personality, and her love for her family and friends. Her arms, heart and home were always open to everyone and anyone who needed a helping hand. You could always find her on a Friday night at the local race track cheering on her son.
Karen was preceded in death by her son, Cody Hamilton; her father, Mark Smith, Sr. and her mother, Helen L. Smith.
Karen is survived by her husband, Daniel Hamilton; children, Christopher Michael Ochoa and wife, Leeza Marie, Brandi Lynn Hamilton and Christopher, Daisha A. Smith-Swain; mother, Mary Watkins; siblings, Tena Marie Ferguson and husband, Richard, Mark E. Smith, Jr., and wife, Jodi, Kathy A. Weber and husband, Glenn, Terri L. Sawyer and Trooper, Beth A. Imholte and Rick, Shelly L. Eppinett, Kelly M. English; four grandchildren, Kayleigh A. Hamilton, Benjamin K. Aguilar, Hailey D. Aguilar, and Hannah L. Aguilar and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.