Karen Christine Weller, 64, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, March 22. She was born Aug. 31, 1951, in Beaumont, to Claire Stephens Mills and Larry Mills, and was a lifelong resident of the area.

Karen was known for being strong, independent and very loving. She had a tremendous love for her grandchildren and enjoyed playing with them often. She also loved volunteering for her church, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, where she greeted everyone with her big smile and served them with her big heart. She was always willing to help and would go above and beyond. Karen also loved the beach and was always up for an adventure.

She is survived by her children, Emily Summers of Lumberton; Todd Weller and his wife, Joi, of Fannett and Kyndale Boram of Lumberton; grandchildren, Cole Summers, Maci Weller, Trip Weller, Kylee Boram and Cameron Boram and sisters, Sherrye Kohler of Orange and Cindy Bolton of Beaumont.

A gathering of Ms. Weller’s family and friends will begin at 4:00 p.m. with her memorial service to follow at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 28, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Ave., Beaumont. A family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.