She was born Nov. 2, 1983, in Texarkana, Texas, to Gary Casteel and Karla Cox. She grew up and attended elementary school in Flower Mound, Texas, was a 2002 graduate of Labette County High School. She had attended Labette Community College.
She loved cats.
Survivors include her mother, Karla Cox of Parsons; her father and second mother, Gary and Donna Casteel of Colleyville, Texas; her fiancee, Tylor Abshere of Parsons; two brothers, Patrick Casteel and his wife, Veronica, of Anna, Texas, and Taylor Staggs of Colleyville, Texas; a sister, Jennifer Fogle and her husband, Matt, of Colleyville, Texas; a nephew, Logan Casteel; a niece, Eden Fogle; her maternal grandparents, Leonard and Jean Nickel of Bartlett, Carroll and Joyce Soles of Dundee, Ore.; her paternal grandmother, Bernice Casteel of Texarkana, Texas; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She is also survived by cats Tigger, Tatum, Riley, Felix and Pressley.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at St. John's Episcopal Church in Parsons. Burial will be at a future date in Oswego Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. John's Episcopal Church. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.