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Kimberly Wellinghoff

December 29, 1966 — April 8, 2019

Kimberly Wellinghoff

Funeral service for Mrs. Kimberly Wellinghoff, 52, of Gilmer, TX will be held 2:00 PM Friday, April 12, 2019 at Soules Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Erica Koolstra officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer. Mrs. Wellinghoff passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 in Gilmer, TX.

Kimberly was born on December 29, 1966, in St. Charles, MO to Margaret Buchanan-Lee and Bill Wellinghoff. She was the director of operations at McDonald’s for over 30 years and a faithful member of Soules Chapel United Methodist Church. Kimberly loved cross stitching, arts and crafts, and spending time with her grandson, Kade.

Mrs. Wellinghoff is survived by her partner of 18 years, Pam Schiller of Gilmer; father, Bill Wellinghoff of Troy, Alabama; daughter, Keriann Wellinghoff and Bryan Melton of Ft. Worth; brothers, Brian Wellinghoff and his wife, Jena of Marble Falls, and Paul Wellinghoff and his wife, Laura of Eminence, Missouri; sister, Cindy Russell and her husband, Ryan of Dallas; grandson, Kade Melton of Ft. Worth; numerous nieces and nephews; the Schiller Family; as well as her McDonald’s family.

She is preceded in death by her beloved mother.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Ronald MacDonald House Charities, 110 North Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607; in memory of Kimberly Wellinghoff.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central (no DST) time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 12, 2019

Starts at 2:00pm (Central (no DST) time)

Soules Chapel United Methodist Church

7713 FM556, Gilmer, TX 75644

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