Melvena Garrett

Melvena Garrett, 80, of Cameron died Saturday, Sept. 23, at her home. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. Carl Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Garrett, a homemaker, was born on Jan. 11, 1937, in Cameron. She married Reginald Garrett on June 1, 1956, and he preceded her in death on April 1, 2016.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cameron. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Grady and Thelma Grace (McFarland) Goodwin. 

She is survived by: son, Reginald Garrett Jr. of Hewitt; daughter, Lauren Harrison of Amarillo; brother, Grady Leroy Goodwin of Houston; seven grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.