Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home

211 West Ave B Copperas Cove, TX


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    Charlene Frazier Steptore


    A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Charlene Steptore received her degree in applied science from Fayetteville Technical College in 2000. She became part of the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home family in 2008 as a funeral director after relocating to Killeen, Texas, from Vicenza, Italy.

    In 2015 Charlene accepted the position of manager of the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, where she is dedicated to providing excellent service to families.

    Charlene is the very proud mother of her 2 children and is a member of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry Church in Kingsland, Texas. In her spare time she enjoys watching HGTV and attempting home redecorating. She also thinks she is the number 1 New Orleans Saints fan.

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    Joyce Arlene Gilbert

    Funeral Director

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    Bobby Mather

    Funeral Director

    For more than a decade, Bobby has provided comfort and care to families in the Killeen, Copperas Cove and Temple. Born in Belton and raised in Killeen, Bobby is a retired school teacher from Killeen ISD. He is also a member of Killeen Masonic Lodge #1125, where he is a past master. He is an elder at Lifeway Fellowship Church in Killeen. He and his wife, Robin, serve meals at Henderson's Restaurant during the holidays.

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    Joanna Beth Veal

    Funeral Director

    Originally from Houston, Joanna Veal has served families in the Temple, Killeen and Copperas Cove areas for several years. Joanna has been a licensed funeral director since the 2000s, serving in the Dallas, Austin and central Texas areas. She graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 2006.

    Joanna is married to a Temple firefighter and is a mother to 2 beautiful daughters. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, playing with her daughters and spending time with family.