Linda Darlene Gillen
May 5, 1947  -  December 14, 2018

Linda Darlene Gillen

HarperTalasek Funeral Home
506 N 38th St
Killeen, TX  76543
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
3:00 pm
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Killeen City Cemetery
2800 E. Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX  76543
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William "Lil Bill" Gillen was born on June 20, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up with his parents & siblings in New Milford, Connecticut. In his early years he enjoyed spending time at the local lake with his family and friends. Bill was inducted into the Army on April 13, 1966 and served for two years. Bill has worked with cars and in the automotive field during his career.

Linda Farris was born on May 5, 1947 and a lifetime local of Texas and Killeen. She attended Killeen High School.
She was close to her family growing up and spent many memorable times with friends. She worked many years as a telephone operator and at the Killeen Daily Herald.

Bill & Linda were married on March 28, 1969 and had one daughter born on January 27, 1975.
Bill enjoyed working on classic automobiles and attended car shows with his wife and friends.
Linda enjoyed travel, shopping and hosting parties with her family and friends.
They were both known and loved by their family and friends throughout the years.

In Lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.


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  1. Kay Hamilton Lux
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL, TX

    Your Mom was the most wonderful person I know. I did not know about this until tonight. I tried to call on Christmas and just did not know. Just know I love you!

  2. Paul and Rhonda McCann
    Temple, TX

    Linda was such a sweet, positive friend. I know she will be missed by her family greatly.

  3. Sandi Dicken Charles
    Nolanville, TX

    Kim, I'll always remember how sweet both of your parents were and the fun we had at your house. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May all the good memories get you through this time.

  4. Jennifer Jones Botelho
    Seattle, WA

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Barbara S Ramirez
    Waelder, TX

    God Blessed us all with your presence.
    Always miss you

  6. Charleene Morgan

    Love and prayers for the family.

  7. Wayne Heugatter
    Belton, TX

    Kim and Tory, our hearts are saddened with the loss you have experienced. Betty and I have been praying for you asking for God's comfort to shower down on the two of you. Please know we will continue to pray for your healing.

  8. Larry & Linda hilliard
    Belton, TX

    Kim we love you and pray for you during your time of sorrow. Just trust in God and HE will see you through this. You just don’t know how many of your coworkers are lifting you up in prayer. You are such a kind and caring person

  9. Pamela hinojosa

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