Victims of Biloxi bus crash mourned
Lockhart couple had been married 36 years.
Cars lined the streets near downtown Lockhart as relatives and friends of Peggy and Ken Hoffman made their way to the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church to say their goodbyes.
After 36 years of marriage, the couple died together March 7 after a bus on which they were riding became stuck on railroad tracks in Biloxi, Miss. A train slammed into the bus at just under 20 mph, killing the couple and two others and injuring dozens more.
The funeral for the Hoffmans, longtime educators in the Lockhart Independent School District, drew more than a hundred people, who came to celebrate two pillars of the Caldwell County community. The double doors to the main sanctuary of the church were thrown open to accom-