updated 9:52 PM EDT, Mar 26, 2015
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Current Salado Obituaries

PFC Elvis Lee Bingham

Pfc. Elvis Lee Bingham

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died March 7, 2015 from an apparent gunshot wound at his off-post residence in Killeen, Texas. Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced him deceased at 10:20 p.m.

Pfc. Elvis Lee Bingham, 35, whose home of record is listed as Gainesville, Georgia, entered active-duty service in May 2012 as a horizontal construction engineer. He was assigned to the 43rd Engineer Company, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, since October 2012.

Bingham deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2014 to February 2015.

Bingham’s awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon.

Marilyn Lavon Pittenger

Marilyn Lavon Pittenger

February 21, 1935
March 7, 2015

Marilyn Lavon Pittenger, 80, of Salado, died March 7, 2015 at a local care facility. Services will be Saturday, 2 p.m. March 14 at the Salado Church of Christ, preceded by a visitation at 1 p.m. Burial will be at North Belton Cemetery following the service. Joseph Keyes will be officiating.

Pedro R. Coronado

Pedro R. “Pete” Coronado

February 4, 1924
March 2, 2015

Pedro R. “Pete” Coronado, 91, of Salado, passed away March 2, 2015 following a long illness.

He was born February 4, 1924 in Benevides, Texas, the eldest son of Pedro and Otila Coronado.

Richard Prater

Richard C. Prater

July 15, 1927

February 10, 2015

Services for Dick Prater were held Feb. 15 at Salado United Methodist Church with burial following at Salado Cemetery.

Richard (Dick) C. Prater, 87, of Salado, died on February 10, 2015 surrounded by his family. 

David Krause

David R. Krause, CSM Ret.

June 8, 1945

February 11, 2015

Services for David R. Krause, CSM Ret., 69, of Salado were held Feb. 16 at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Salado. 

Krause died Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at his residence. 

Claudia Lee Stubblefield

Claudia Lee Stubblefield

March 28, 1926

February 4, 2015

Claudia Lee Stubblefield passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Early, Texas.  

Specialist Casey Andrew Chapman

Specialist Casey Andrew Chapman

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found unresponsive February 4, 2015 in his vehicle at one of the training areas here.

Spc. Casey Andrew Chapman, 20, whose home of record is listed as Augusta, Maine, entered active-duty service in January 2013 as a artillery mechanic. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since September 2014.

Chapman’s awards and decorations include four Army Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Medal.

Sandy Evans Scully

Sandy Evans Scully

July 5, 1949

February 5, 2015

Funeral services for Sandy Evans Scully, 65, of Temple, were held Feb. 7 at the Dossman Funeral Home in Belton with Robert Whitefield officiating.   Burial followed at the Salado Cemetery.

Sibyl Williams Smith

Sibyl Williams Smith 

June 15, 1923

February 2, 2015

Sibyl Williams Smith passed away on February 2, 2015.

Wanda May Berrier

Wanda May Berrier

August 16, 1927

February 2, 2015

Wanda May (Fletcher) Berrier, of Moody, 87, passed away on Monday, February 2, 2015. 

A graveside service was held Feb. 5 at Moody Cemetery. Visitation was held Feb. 4, at Cole Funeral Home, in Moody.

Specialist Joshua Avery Sapp

Specialist Joshua Avery Sapp

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found deceased Jan. 24 in his off-post residence in Killeen, Texas. Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced him deceased at 6:55 p.m.

Donna Cowan Brown

Donna Cowan Brown

December 16, 1955

January 14, 2014

Donna Cowan Brown, 59, of Salado, Texas, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2015 leaving a legacy behind.