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Bethany Caitlin Loper
1994 - 2013

Bethany Loper, 19, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, in an automobile accident in Baylor County.

Services were held Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Holliday with Pastor Clint Sissom of Cross Country Church and Gary Grace, officiating. Interment followed in the Holliday Cemetery.

Bethany was born in Lubbock and moved to Holliday in 2003. She graduated from Holliday High School in 2012, as a Texas Scholar. She competed in U.I.L. in Journalism and News Writing where she won many district and state titles. She was a writer and assistant editor of the “Holliday Eagle” newspaper. She was a member of the Cross Country Church in Holliday since the age of 12 and was very active with the youth group and served on numerous mission trips. She was currently a sophomore at South Plains College in Levelland, and was on the Dean’s List each semester.

Survivors include her mother and step-father, Shanna and Joe Snyder of Holliday; father and step-mother, Tim and Jodi Dees of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Katherine Dees of Holliday and Megan Steinberger of Lake Arrowhead; three brothers, Jared Dees of Fort Sumner, N.M., Sean Snyder of Iowa Park, and Camron Snyder of Holliday; and grandparents, Joy Loper of Lubbock, and Ruth Havens of Wichita Falls;

The family suggests donations to the charity of your choice or make donations to: Account benefit for Bethany Loper and Britney Woollis, Wichita Falls Federal Credit Union, 2100 Seymour Highway Wichita Falls, Texas 76301.

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