Kari Francis Klause Williams

Paradise ~ Kari Francis Klause Williams, 48, a registered technical nurse, went to be with our Lord Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Paradise.Funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Hawkins Funeral Chapel in Bridgeport. Rev. Tim Sipes officiated.Kari was born October 26, 1962 to Roger Sr. and Wanda (Campbell) Klause in Borger, Texas. She married Tuxie Ballard on February 19, 1999 in Borger, Texas. Kari served her country in the U.S. Air Force. She is preceded in death by her father in 2008 and her brother, Roger Klause, Jr. in 2007. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband, Tuxie Ballard of Paradise; her daughter, Kathryn “Liz” Wolk and husband Andrew of Portales, New Mexico; her sons, Stephen Williams of Lubbock and Garret Alexander “Booboo” Ballard of Paradise; her two grandchildren; her mother, Wanda Lee Klause of Borger; her brother, Kevin Klause of Philadelphia; her sister, Shari Klause of Seattle, Washington; other family members; and a host of friends. Hawkins Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Texas, 940-683-2211