Kary Sue Ann Poorman, 58, died Oct. 7, 2020 in an accident on U.S. Highway 84 west of Gatesville as she was trying to help others.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at Boots and Saddle Cowboy Church, 8727 West U.S. 84 in Gatesville.

Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville has charge of arrangements.

Kary Sue Ann was born Nov. 7, 1961, the daughter of Fredreick Austin Damron and Minnie Anna Belle Gates Damron.

She was a graduate of Medford High School in Medford, Oklahoma, Vocational Technical College in Enid, Okla., and East Central University in Ada, Okla.

Kary Sue Ann married William Kerry Poorman on May 29, 1981.

She was a deaf education teacher for the Killeen ISD. In a varied career she was a certified mechanic, daycare operator and saleswoman. She also was active in her church and was proud of her Cherokee heritage.

Kary Sue Ann is survived by her husband, William Kerry Poorman; son, Carl Joseph Poorman; and numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews spread across several states.