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Karen Autrey, age 79, of Maud, Texas passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her residence.  Ms. Autrey was born November 26, 1940 in Maud, Texas.  She was retired from Red River Army Depot as a computer operator and a member of Maud Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents Thurman and Oreva Autrey and  one sister, Modene Chandler.


Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Deanna Crawford of New Boston, Texas, Denise and William Shaw of Maud, Texas, two sisters and brothers in law, Mary Lou and Kenneth Strickland, Susan and Lynn Lewis all of Maud, Texas, seven grandchildren, Christi (Darren) Redfearn of Maud, Texas, Heath Shumate of Maud, Texas, Beth Payne of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Jessica (Christopher) Robinson of San Diego, California, Victoria (Hayden) Hooker of Redwater, Texas, Aaron Shaw of Maud, Texas, Ashley Shaw of Texarkana, Texas, sixteen great grandchildren, Dylan and Lynnlee Redfearn, Jaylen Autrey,  Kale and Kade Shumate, Gavin Gilbert, Abigail McCoy, Shianne,  Kermit, Nicko, Silas, William, and Elgin Robinson,  Alyvia,  Owen, and Zayn Hooker, a dear friend Raymond Moore and numerous other friends and relatives.


No services are planned at this time. Family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Local cremation arrangements are under the direction of Bates Rolf Funeral Home, New Boston, Texas.


In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to St. Jude Children,s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, Tn 38105-9959



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