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Karen Leigh Stell of Keithville, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022. She was 59. Karen was born October 1, 1963 in Dallas, Texas to Charles Robert and Nelda Jean Gatlin Stell. She was employed as an office secretary.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Stell.

She is survived by her mother, Jean Gatlin Stell of Aubrey, Texas; one sister, Rhonda Tan of Frisco, Texas; a special friend, Ernest Mode; and one niece, Lacey Parker and numerous friends.

Graveside services were held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Woodmen Cemetery with Eric Gatlin officiating under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.

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