Margie Lee Poldrack Posey

Margie Lee Poldrack Posey, 89, of Hutto, formerly of Thrall, passed away March 1, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born Jan. 4, 1928, in Taylor to Alfred and Mary (Schwanke) Poldrack. She attended schools in Thrall, Taylor and Austin. She married Clarence Rayford Posey on May 1, 1947, by Pastor Herber at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thrall. They shared many adventures together, including their two children, Billy Ray and Teresa Lee. 

She worked in various clothing stores including Gelman’s and finally Wal-Mart which she retired after over 20 years of service.  She spent her last years reorganizing her home and yard, travelling the US, and spoiling her grandkids.

Margie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her son. 


Nancy Ann Matyastik Mitchan

Nancy Ann Matyastik Mitchan, 77, of Clarkson died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in a Temple hospital. 

Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Cheatham officiating. Burial will be in the Clarkson Cemetery at a later date.

Mrs. Mitchan was born Feb. 19, 1940, in Clarkson to John Albert and Gladys Marie (Miller) Matyastik. She graduated C.H. Yoe High School and then attended North Texas State in Denton. She worked as a teacher’s aide and for Royal Seating for many years. 

She is survived by: two sons, Michael Mitchan of Clarkson and Brian Mitchan of Clarkson.

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


Debra Kaye Scott

Debra Kaye Scott, 60, of Cameron, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at her home. 

Funeral services will be at noon, Saturday, March 4, at Cameron Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

Ms. Scott was born May 29, 1956, in Cameron to Numon Melton and Jo Ethel Anderson. She worked for WilsonArt for 19 years. 

She is survived by: son, Tony Scott and wife Lisa of Cameron; daughters, Ebony Daniels and husband Charles of Cameron, Angela Scott of Cameron, and Adrian Scott of Cameron; sisters, Helen Robinson and husband Roy of Hearne, Willie B. Piper of Austin, and Linda Cooke of Cameron; and nine grandchildren.

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



Jackson Glen Huff

Jackson Glen Huff, 89, of Cameron died Saturday, Feb. 25, at his home. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Walker’s Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Mr. Huff, a retired registered professional engineer, was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Morgan County, Mo., to Elzie Lee and Odessa Pearl (Hopkins) Huff. He married Ruby Alice McPheeters on Feb. 23, 1947. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cameron. 

He is survived by: his wife, Ruby Huff of Cameron; sons, Jackson Lee Huff of Rockdale, Daniel Wayne Huff of Houston, Glenn David Huff of San Antonio and Perry Lane Huff of  Belton; brother, Dwight Huff of Louisiana; sister, Carol Jean James of Jefferson City, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.


Virginia Alene Elkins

Mrs. Virginia Alene Elkins, 76, of Cameron, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23,in a College Station hospital.

Funeral services for Mrs. Elkins will be Monday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. in the Kathryn W. Green chapel of Green-Patterson funeral home, with Mark Miller and Gene VanNoord officiating. Interment will be in the Powers Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Elkins was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Andice, to Earl and Belva Threadgill Williams. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Cameron.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Miller and husband Mark of Ledbetter; one brother, Jim Williams and friend Joan of Belton; and three sisters, Betty McLerran and husband Russell of Cameron, Arlene Pouncy of Cameron and Linda Ashlock and husband Norman of Belton. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Alene Fay Bennett; one son, Donald Ray Elkins; and two sisters, Doris Ruley an Wilma Smith.


Jeanette Virginia Cogbill

Jeanette Virginia Cogbill, 98, passed away at Cameron Nursing and Rehab in Cameron on Feb. 25, 2017. 

She was born to William Abner and Lura Beatrice (Dark) Deal on Dec. 27, 1918, in Big Hill, Texas. She married Grover Isaac Cogbill on Feb. 12, 1939.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years and son, Jerry Lynn Cogbill Sr. 

She is survived by daughters, Joan Lavell Wise and husband Jerald, Peggy Virginia Ramey and fiancé Clayton Smith; and "adopted daughter" (niece) Patsy Ruth Nelms and husband Pack; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Jeanette graduated from high school in Waller, Texas, and later attended business school. She went to work for Alloy Fittings Corporation in Houston in her late 40s, as an executive secretary.


Geraldine Wolf

Geraldine (Gerry) Wolf, 95, of Cameron and formerly of Rosebud and Austin, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, at a nursing facility in Cameron. 

Services were held Monday, Feb. 27, at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron.  Burial followed in Little River Cemetery near Jones Prairie. Visitation was held Sunday with a rosary recited at at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

Gerry was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1921 to Ed and Margaret Norman.  After high school, she worked as an office assistant at Camp Carson near Colorado Springs.  It was there she met and married Mitchell Wolf where he was stationed before deploying to Europe during World War II.  They were married 62 years.


Russell Michael Mendoza

Russell Michael Mendoza, 49, Harker Heights, died at 12:46 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. He passed away peacefully in Merida Yucatan, Mexico.

Russell was born Jan. 23, 1968, in Temple, Texas, and was a lifelong area resident.

Visitation will be held at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, Feb. 24, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. followed by a Rosary on Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at the St. Monica Catholic Church Cameron with Rev. Dimitrij Colankin officiating. Burial will be in the Oakhill Cemetery.


Lucy Arguello Jaramillo

Lucy Arguello Jaramillo, 58, of Cameron died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at her home.  Visitation and wake services will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. Interment services will be in Lubbock at a later date.

Mrs. Jaramillo was born in San Antonio to Thomas Arguello and Lucia Valdez Arguello. She married Ray Jaramillo. 

She was preceded in death by a sister, Oralia Chavez and a brother, Mike Rivera.  She is survived by: husband, Ray Jaramillo of Cameron; sons, David Mora Jr. of Lubbock, Christopher  Mora of Baltimore, Md., and Eddie Mora of College Station; daughters, Misty Castillo of Lubbock and Mellissa Cazeres of Friendswood; brothers, Jesse Trevino of Woodrow, Gilbert Trevino of Woodrow, and Thomas Arguello Jr. of Abernathy; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and the father of her children, David Mora Sr. of Lubbock.

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



Rita Josephine Mikulec

Rita Josephine Mikulec, 92, of Buckholts, died Saturday, Feb. 18, in a Temple hospice facility. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak, with Rev. George Thirumangalam officiating. Burial will follow in the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery in Marak. 

Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m..

Mrs. Mikulec, a homemaker, was born Feb. 6, 1925, in the Ad Hall Community of Milam County to Rudolph and Carolin (Dressler) Hertenberger. She married Theodore Mikulec on July 1, 1944, and he preceded her in death.

She had also worked for Cameron ISD and for VR Fashions. She was a member of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary of Cameron Post 2010, KJZT, founder the Stitch Witches Club in Marak.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. 


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