Karen Diane Kidd, 66, passed away on May 3, 2020, in Hurst, Texas. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Bethlehem Cemetery in Whitney, Texas. She will lie-in-state from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors on Thursday, prior to the service.
Karen was born on October 7, 1953, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to Joseph Webb Sr and Lawatha (Toomer) Webb. She grew up in Hurst, graduating from Bell High School before going to the University of Texas at Arlington where she received her degree in electrical engineering. She worked for Lockheed-Martin as an electrical engineer for 25 years before retiring in 2011.
Karen was a computer genius. She was loved by everyone and was the champion of the underdog. She was the ring leader of her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Karen was of the Presbyterian faith.
Preceding her in death was a step-grandson.
Survivors include her parents, Joe and Lou Webb; a son, Joshua Wayne Kidd; four grandchildren; a brother Joseph Wayne Webb, Jr.; and a sister, Lynda Joanne Downs and husband, Joel.
Memorials may be made in Karen’s name to the charity of one’s choice.
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