NEW BOSTON, Texas—Alan Keith Birdwell, 53, of Hooks, Texas, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Birdwell was born Sept. 18, 1959, in Texarkana, Ark. He was a mechanic with DLA and member of Red Lick United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by one son, Phillip Terry Birdwell; and one stepson, Justin Nathaniel Latham.

Survivors include his wife, Veronica Birdwell of Hooks; one daughter, Erin Birdwell of Hooks; one son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Kelly Birdwell of Hooks; one stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Brandon and Kristen Latham of Maud, Texas; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Lisa Birdwell of Milan, Ga., and Steve and Debbie Birdwell of Red Lick, Texas; nine grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Red Lick United Methodist Church with Chuck Huffman officiating. Burial will be in Red Lick Cemetery under direction of Comforter Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hooks Youth Sports Association, Bancorp South, account 1119760195.

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Published: 02/17/2013