Elaine Werner Laywell

Elaine Werner Laywell, 87, of Cameron died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 in a Temple hospital.
Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Walkers Creek Cemetery near Cameron with Rev. Doug Budd officiating.
Elaine was born March 25, 1928 in Shiner to August and Alma Blume Werner. She graduated from Shiner High School and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science egree from Southwest Texas State Teachers College and a Master’s Degree from the University of Houston. She also did post-graduate work at the University of Colorado in the summer.
Mrs. Laywell retired in 1990 after teaching 39 plus years in the Katy, Sealy and Cameron schools. She also spent nine years operating a private kindergarten and day care center in Houston.
She married Cecil Laywell on Oct. 17, 1953 in Brookshire. They made their home in the Katy area before moving to the Walkers Creek Community near Cameron in 1980.
Elaine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder. She was a member of Milam County Retired Teachers, Delta Kappa Gamma and a life member of Texas State Teachers Association and volunteered at the Thrift Shop.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.
Her pride and joy was her family especially her granddaughter, Landry. She enjoyed watching and attending sporting events.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Cecil.
Elaine is survived by her son, Hank Laywell and wife Kim and granddaughter, Landry all of Thorndale.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.