Ima Gene Altum
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Funeral services for Ima Gene Altum, 80, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville with the Rev. Thomas Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery.

Mrs. Altum died Aug. 16, 2014, at her home in Copperas Cove. She was born Jan. 11, 1934, in The Grove to the late Elbert and Estella Ray Stuteville.

She married Robert Gail Altum on July 7, 1950, in Gatesville. Mrs. Altum worked for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service at Fort Hood for 23 years and was a resident of Copperas Cove since 1956.

Mrs. Altum was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gail Altum; and a sister, Bonnie Sexton.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Altum of Owl Creek, Tommy Altum and his wife, Gretchen, of Copperas Cove, Frankie Altum and his wife, Angelika (Gig), of Copperas Cove, J.R. Altum of Copperas Cove and Gary Altum and Teresa of Lampasas County; sisters, Alma Minshew, Winona Gossett and Sharon Derrick; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clear Creek Baptist Church, 3350 Farm-to-Market 2657, Kempner, TX 76539-8068.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville, which is in charge of arrangements.

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