Obituaries

Mon
07
Aug

Clarn Bennett Posey

Clarn Bennett Posey, 57, of Cameron died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at his home. 

Memorial services will be at noon, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Grace Church in Cameron with Rev. Glynn Cummings officiating.

Clarn loved well, assisted others readily, had a good sense of humor and possessed a presence of tenacious strength. He was a dedicated father, grandfather, brother, and friend. When he was young he worked for the family business, Posey Mudlogging Services, and was a Journeyman Electrician for CPS Energy for 26 years before spending his last employment driving across the United States for a year. He loved deeply and was loyal and never boring. 

Thu
03
Aug

Wareen Morrell Brock Jr.

Warren Morrell Brock Jr., 66, of Cameron died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at his home. 

Graveside funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Rosemound Cemetery in Waco.

Mr. Brock, a self-employed television repairman, was born Feb. 9, 1951, in Corpus Christi to Warren M. and Bobbie Ann (Wiggs) Brock. 

He is survived by: brother, Billy Brock of Cameron and sister, Linda Rader of Burleson.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.

Wed
02
Aug

Bennie Ray Juergens

Bennie Ray Juergens, 86, of Cameron died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in a Cameron nursing and rehab center. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. Tim Cheatham officiating. Burial will follow in the Vogelsang Cemetery near Ben Arnold. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Juergens was born June 11, 1931, in the Walkers Creek community of Milam County to Benjamin Henry and Annie (Barkemeyer) Juergens.  He served in the U.S. National Guard.  He married Beatrice (Ann) Neuman on Aug. 18, 1962. He retired from the street department of the City of Cameron. 

Mr. Juergens is survived by: his wife, Ann Juergens of Cameron, and two nieces.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.

Wed
02
Aug

Vernie Marie Guzner

Vernie Marie Guzner, 92, of Cameron died Monday, July 31, 2017, in a Cameron nursing and rehab center. 

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at St. Monica’s Catholic Cemetery with Rev. Dimitrij Colankin officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

Mrs. Guzner, a homemaker, was born Jan. 26, 1925 in the Ad Hall community of Milam County to Fabian and Rosie (Kovar) Lazek. She married August Guzner and he preceded her in death.  She was a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church. 

Her son, Johnny Guzner; brother, Ernest Lazek; and sister, Betty Kostelecky also preceded her in death. 

She is survived by: son, Sonny Guzner of Troy; daughters,            Shirley Geddings and husband Arthur of Yarrellton, and Veronica Cardwell and husband Bill of Rockdale; sister, Sidonia Mikulec of Cameron; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Tue
01
Aug

Aileen Marshall Seawall Yager

Aileen Marshall Seawell Yager completed her race on July 27, 2017, after a nearly eight year battle against ovarian cancer.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Great Hills Baptist Church, 10500 Jollyville Road, Austin, Texas, at 11 a.m.  The family will be available to visit with friends and family at a potluck luncheon following the service. Please wear an outfit that reminds you of Aileen (e.g. Christmas-themed, track, school shirts, bright colors, etc.)

Aileen was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on Dec. 17, 1962. She grew up in Richmond, Va., and Aledo and later attended Texas A&M University. After graduation, she married the love of her life, David, and moved to Austin.

Mon
31
Jul

Frank Cedric Carlisle

Frank Cedric Carlisle, 85, of Rosebud, died Saturday, July 29, in a Rosebud nursing home. 

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Heritage House Nursing and Rehab activity room in Rosebud with Rev. Glynn Cummings officiating.

Mr. Carlisle was born Sept. 7, 1931, to Hollie and Tillie (Aldridge) Carlisle in Zephyr. He attended school at Hudson and served for four years in the United States Coast Guard. He spent most of his adult life in Houston where he worked for Greyhound Bus Company, Associated Building Services and he retired form Bering Home Center. He spent the last 24 years in Rosebud. 

He is survived by: son, Chris Carlisle of Temple; daughter, Pam Krumnow and husband Doug of Cameron; brother, Travis Carlisle and wife Doris of Rusk; and four grandchildren, Zak Krumnow, Chad Henderson, Aaron Henderson and Grace Krumnow.

Memorials may be made to Relay For Life of Milam County.

Mon
31
Jul

Michael Lee Miller

Michael Lee Miller, 67, of Cameron died Sunday, July 30, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Wade Arnold and Wayne Kirk officiating.

Mr. Miller was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Cameron to Bennie Lee and Minta Gray (Jones) Miller. He was a graduate of C.H. Yoe High School.  He married Patricia Ann (Patsy) Gaghagen. Mr. Miller had work for BNSF Railroad. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Linda. 

Survivors include: his wife, Patsy Miller of Cameron; son, B.L. Miller of Lexington; daughter; Jessica Arnold of Orlando; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 6977 Main St. Houston, Texas, 77030-3701.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.

Fri
28
Jul

Elvira "Sissy" Hulsey

Elvira “Sissy” Hulsey, 86, of Thorndale, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in the Granger Villa in Granger.

Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, in the Taylor City Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will also be Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Elvira Hulsey, lovingly known as “Sissy” was born Dec. 7, 1930, to Henry Richard Arnold and Annie Bertha (Remmert) Moehnke. Sissy was a restaurant owner and operator and in her quite time she loved to read western novels. She and Weldon Earl Hulsey were married until his death.

Sissy is preceded in death by her father, on Aug. 3, 1962; her mother on May 28, 1981; her husband on August 20, 1998; three brothers, Bennie Ray Moehnke, Glen Roy Moehnke and Carl Moehnke; and two sisters, Dorothy Drozd and Bernice Jrline Hollowell.

Thu
27
Jul

Ray Charles Melton

Memorial services for Ray Charles Melton, 58, of Cameron will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Mission for Souls Church in Cameron.  Private burial services will be at a later date.

Ray Melton was born July 31, 1958, in Cameron to Magnolia Melton and Henry Truman. He grew up in Cameron and attended O.J. Thomas School. 

He is survived by: a daughter, Laura Melton of Bryan; brother, David Melton of Cameron; sisters, Mary Jo Scott and Kenneth of Fort Worth,  and Janice Furlow of Dallas; nieces,  Aukitrian Elmore of Wisconsin, Ashley Hardeman of Fort Worth and Kyandra Hardeman of El Paso; nephews, Qujuan Melton of Dallas, Detorrence Melton of Fort Worth and Justin Melton of Rosebud; great-niece,  Aleesa Kikombe of Fort Worth; numerous cousins; and special friends,  the Alexander Family. Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.

Tue
25
Jul

Gary Vinton

Gary Vinton, age 68, of Milano, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at his home in Milano. Services were held Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Burt Graham officiating. Burial was in the Milano Cemetery. Visitation was held before the services at the funeral home.

Gary was born Aug. 2, 1948, to Gerald “Bigun” and Eugenia “Genie” Fern (Williams) Vinton. He was a lifelong resident of Milano and a graduate of Milano High School, Class of 1966. He and Carolyn Yakesch were married Dec. 23, 1968, in the Milano First Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971. From 1972 to 2003, he worked at Alcoa until his retirement. He was a member of Milano First Baptist Church and of Milano Volunteer Fire Department where he was serving as current president.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bigun on Dec. 17, 1997; and his mother, Genie on Aug. 3, 2008.

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