Mozelle Adamson

May 4, 1934August 8, 2013
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Mozelle Adamson, age 79, of Killeen, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 8th, 2013 with her family by her side.

Visitation services will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home on Sunday, August 11th from 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 12th at 10 a.m. at the Youngsport Church of Christ. Burial will follow at the Killeen Memorial Park.

Mozelle was born May 4, 1934 in Temple, TX to Charles and Rosa Kelly. She graduated from Lampasas High School in 1952 where she was a twirler, drum major and queen of the Future Homemakers Association. After high school Mozelle lived in Waco with her sister and attended business school before marrying Dean Adamson January 4, 1957. Together they raised three children: Mike, Pat, and Brenda. They lived in Killeen where Mozelle was a homemaker to the family while Dean worked in the automotive and real estate industries.

Mozelle was an active member of her community where she served on the Metroplex Hospital Foundation board for many years and was an avid supporter of the Killeen Jr. Livestock Show, Children's Rehabilitation Center in Belton, the Republican Party, Vive Les Arts, and was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Mozelle also attended church with her family at the Youngsport Church of Christ.

Family and friends were Mozelle's passion and delight, leaving a lasting impression on all who's lives she touched. A true lady in every sense of the word, Mozelle loved to travel and spend time with her family. Mozelle spent countless weekends with her friends and family at area lakes Buchanan, Belton, and Inks where she enjoyed fishing and boating.

Mozelle is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her brothers; Archie Kelly and Charles Kelly, and sister; Katherine Jenkins.

Mozelle is survived by her son Mike and wife Cindy Adamson of Killeen, son Pat Adamson of Belton, and daughter Brenda Gonyea and husband Mike of Killeen, ten grandchildren, and one great- granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Kim Kelly, Mark Kelly, Lan Kelly, Chuck Jenkins, Kelly Joe Jenkins, and Butch Kelly. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald Skidmore Jr. and Richard Dean Littlefield.

Memorials may be made to the Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Stoney Brook Memory Care Unit and New Century Hospice team.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2013

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Dana Richards

August 18, 2013

My thoughts and Prayers to the Adamson Family. I am sorry for the families loss.

Dana Lewis- Richards
(Granddaughter of Ruben (Bunk) Adamson)

Alice Wilson

August 12, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I lived behind you when you all lived on Zephyr (I'm Claude Ramey's sister). xoxox

Ronnie G. Adamson

August 12, 2013

When I was small child I have nothing but the fondest memories of my aunt Mozelle she was always kind, considerate, and loving. Since becoming an adult and during all my worldly travels I often think back with the fondest memories of the greatest aunt a boy could ever have.

Ronnie G. Adamson

Ronnie Adamson

August 12, 2013

To the family of Mozelle Adamson--we are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathy in this difficult time. Wishing you peace and comfort, Ronnie & Sharon Adamson.