obit: Melissa Kate "Katie" Tabor Mendez
Services for Melissa Kate "Katie" Tabor Mendez of Kilgore will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Kilgore with Reverend Roger Hoffpowier officiating Burial will be at Crims Chapel Cemetery in Henderson, Texas. Pallbearers will be Daniel Mendez, Jeremy Shaw, Wayne Tabor, J.R. Thomas, Tony Thomas and Joseph Flores.
Katie died Wednesday at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Katie was born February 7, 1979 in Dallas, Texas.She attended school in Tyler and was attending college and working toward a career as a special needs teacher. She was a homemaker and was very involved in sports activities with her children and enjoyed photography. She was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church in Kilgore.
Katie is survived by her husband, Daniel Mendez of Kilgore; son, Billy Wayne Hall, Jr.; daughter Destiny Ann Kate Mendez; mother, Sharon Gray of Rusk; father, Wayne L. Tabor of Weatherford; brothers, Wayne Tabor of Longview, Tony Thomas of Kilgore, and J.R. and Rachel Thomas of Winona; sister, Christine and Russell Roberts of Hallsville; Grandmother, Fannie Kay Silvers of Weatherford and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Friday evening between 6 pm 8pm.
Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX