Funeral plans announced for Killeen elementary student

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The Killeen second grader who died from meningitis will be laid to rest this Saturday.

Damont’e Deshannon was an eight-year-old student at Saegert Elementary who died on April 3. His funeral will be at Epic Church on Fort Hood Street in Killeen at 2:00 p.m.

Damont’e’s family started a GoFundMe page to raise money for the service. So far, they have doubled their goal of $3,000.

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