Obituaries

Thu
01
Sep

Estelle “Patsy” Marie Elliott Price

Price

Estelle “Patsy” Marie Elliott Price, 88, of Cameron, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 31, 2016.  

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 5, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with Chaplain Bruce Mercer officiating. Family visitation will be prior to the funeral service on Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Price, a homemaker, was born June 22, 1928, in Cameron to Nathan Monroe and Dena (Ayers) Elliott. She married Dwight M. Price Jr. on Dec. 27, 1948, who preceded her in death in 2006. She was a member of First Christian Church in Cameron. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Ernest (Speck) Elliott, Marvin (Jack) Elliott, J. K. (Jake) Elliott and sister, Pansy Tucker.

Thu
01
Sep

Kevin Randolph Harmon

Kevin Harmon

Kevin Randolph Harmon, 69, of Cameron, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at his home after a brief illness.  

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Kirk and Rev. Dusty Smith officiating. Burial will follow in  Greathouse Cemetery in Temple.  

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Kevin was born May 7, 1947, at Ft. Knox, Ky.,  to Donald Earl and Elizabeth Martha (Leutert) Harmon. He graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1965, attended Temple Junior College, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas Austin in 1972.

Thu
25
Aug

Mary Corbin

Mary Corbin, 93, of Cameron, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in a Cameron hospital.  Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Oak Hill Pavilion with Rev. Tim Cheatham officiating.  Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Corbin, a homemaker, was born May 3, 1923 in Middlesbrough, England to George and Amy (Robinson) Lund. 

She married Monroe Corbin and he preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by a son, William, “Bill” Corbin. 

She is survived by her sons Terry Corbin and wife Sandra of Cameron and Chris Corbin of Cameron; several brothers and sisters; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Thu
25
Aug

Gary William Biskup

Gary William Biskup, 71, left this world on Aug. 19, 2016, to find peace and joy in his heavenly home. The funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at 11a.m. at the Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. A private family burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. 

Visitation with the family was held Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gary was born on Feb. 24, 1945, in Bellville, Texas, to Emil and Clara (Kaliszewski) Biskup.  e attended Yoe High School. 

After high school, Gary married Brigitte Turner in 1965, and they had two children Kelli and Gary. He was a faithful employee to Alcoa and retired in 2008 after 38 years of dedicated work. 

Thu
25
Aug

Custodio Barcenas-Hernandez 

Custodio Barcenas-Hernandez, 70, of Cameron died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Memorial services were held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Chapel.  His body will then be shipped to Mexico for burial.

Mr. Barcenas, a laborer, was born June 14, 1946, in Mexico to Melquiacles Barcenas and Ma. De la lus Hernandez. He married Juana Rodriguez. He is survived by his wife, Juana Barcenas of Pettibone; son, Gustavo Barcenas of Pettibone; daughters, Norma Barcenas, Maria De la Rosario and Mariela Barcenas, all of Pettibone; four grandchildren; and several brothers and sisters in Mexico.

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

 

Thu
25
Aug

Bill T. Avrett

Bill T. Avrett, 84 of Rockdale, passed away the morning of Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Lorena. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at St. John’s United Methodist Church with Rev. Adam Straznicky officiating and burial following at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation was from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home.

Bill was born May 15, 1932, in the Pleasant Hill Community to Ray and Elizabeth (Ralston) Avrett. He attended Thorndale High School where he graduated valedictorian. Bill then received his BBA from the University of Texas and served in the United States Air Force for 4 and a half years during the Korean War, before being honorably discharged. 

Tue
16
Aug

Susan Rosson

Susan Rosson

Susan Rosson, 85, of Cameron died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 in a Waco hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the First United Methodist Church in Cameron with Rev. Geoff Lightsey officiating. 

Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service time at the church.

Ms. Rosson, a retired school teacher, was born in Cameron on Aug. 12, 1931 to John W. and Ruth (Coleman) Rosson. She graduated from C. H. Yoe High School in 1948, received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown and her master of science degree in education from Baylor University. 

Her teaching career spanned 45 years, primarily in Cameron where she taught senior English and was the National Honor Society Sponsor. 

Tue
16
Aug

Romona Lynn Cook

Romona Lynn Cook, 63, of Bryan passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. 

Funeral Services were held Monday, Aug. 15, in the Chapel of Trevino-Smith Funeral Home with burial following in the Lawrence Chapel Cemetery in Thrall. 

Born July 14, 1953 in Taylor, she was the daughter of Andrew and Gwendolyn (Grelle) Cook. She enjoyed working in her flower garden with her daylilies and Roses. She loved her puppies dearly and was an avid bowler who was on a league called the Go Getters. Romona was a loving mother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew her

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Romona leaves behind to cherish her memories, three sons, Donald, Galen, and Ryan Clark; two brothers; three sisters; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Tue
16
Aug

Earnest Ray Hurt

Earnest Ray Hurt, 71, of Rockdale, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 in a Rockdale hospital. Memorial services will be at a later date.

Mr. Hurt, a retired mechanic from TXU, was born Dec. 25, 1944 in Lubbock to Ernest O.Z. and Helen Irene (Clampett) Hurt.

He married Joyce Rodgers and was a member of the I.B.E.W.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Hurt of Rockdale; son, Cody Hurt of Rockdale; daughters Crystal Taylor of Rockdale, Kathy Hurt of Houston and Rhonda Schutze of Quitman; four grandchildren,Alan Ray Hurt, Christopher Hurt, Christina Schutze and Kayrinn Marie Taylor; and one great grandchild.

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

Tue
16
Aug

Alene Fay Bennett

Mrs. Alene Fay Bennett, 56, of Cameron, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, at a San Antonio hospital, after an illness. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Mrs. Bennett was born Feb. 3, 1960, to Arnold Ray and Virginia Elkins, in Houston.

She married James Bennett, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Cameron Church of Christ.

Survivors include three sons, Luke Hatcher and wife, Jessica, of Center, Carl Alan Groendes and John Edward Groendes, both of Rockdale; her mother – Virginia Elkins of Cameron; and a sister, Kathy Miller and husband Mark of Giddings. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Ashleigh Byrd, Aiden Jutson, Acie Groendes, Haley Groendes, Gracie Groendes and Allison Hatcher.

She is also preceded in death by her father and one brother, Donald Ray Elkins.

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