Doreen Bettina Hamblin
February 13, 1927  -  April 2, 2019

Doreen Bettina Hamblin

HarperTalasek Chapel
506 N. 38th Street
Killeen, TX  76543
Friday, April 5, 2019
9-11 am
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HarperTalasek Funeral Home
506 N 38th St
Killeen, TX  76543
Friday, April 5, 2019
11:00 am
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Killeen Memorial Park
3600 Lake Rd.
Killeen, TX  76543
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Funeral services for Doreen B. Hamblin, 92, formerly of Harker Heights, will be 11:00 am Friday at Harper-Talasek Chapel.
Doreen Bettina Hamblin passed away April 2, 2019 in Temple, TX. She was born Feb. 13, 1927 to the late Charles and Elsie Derr in Lebanon, PA. Doreen was a member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, The Order of Easter Star Chapter 490, and the Red Hat Society. Doreen retired from Scott and White Hospital after 20 years as a nurse assistant and was a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant.
Doreen is survived by her children, Sherry Barao and her husband Bobby and Becky Griggs and her husband Robert, 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin E. Hamblin, son Marvin Hamblin Jr. , daughter, Bettina Johnson,one granddaughter Dana Cutler Holbrook and one grandson, Douglas Menor.
Visitation will be Friday April 5, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Harper Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen.


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  1. James R Stackleather
    Nolanville, TX

    I knew your mother and father back in the mid 80's and early 90's lost contact with them. So sorry to hear of your lost. Your mother was a dear sweet person, I know she will be deeply missed. I'm sorry but I will not be able to attend the the service on Friday. You and your family will be in my prayers.

  2. Carol Woodcock
    Temple, TX

    Becky, I’m so sorry. Your mom was such a wonderful lady. I Love her ,and I love you too.

  3. Jean Hobbs
    Cedar Park, TX

    Thoughts and prayers to the family. She will be missed!
    Jean Hobbs, WM
    Round Rock Eastern Star

  4. Jean Hobbs
    Cedar Park, TX

    I am very ti hear about Ms Doreen’s. We will miss her and she was an a great asset to the Irder of the Eastern Star! Prayers to the family

  5. William
    Lebanon, PA

    Dear Becky, Sherry & families - We have fond memories of Doreen over the years here in PA and in Texas several years back. What a wonderful person for sure. Lorraine & I give our sincere condolences on her passing. God Bless all of the Hamblin family.

  6. Elmer James Turner
    Lebanon, PA

    Doreen was an energetic and a loving, Caring, Happy person. She will definitely be greatly missed by family and relatives.



  8. Kathleen Sullivan
    Temple, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers

  9. Janice Silva
    Belton, TX

    I only had the pleasure of meeting "Grandma Hamblin" as she was known, a few times and she was always bubbly, smiling, laughing and cutting up. She was such a sweet person and left a lasting impression in everyone's lives. Thoughts and prayers for Sherry and all her family. The Silva Family

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