Karen Gilbert

Karen Gilbert, 60, of Cameron died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in a Temple hospital.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Cameron. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

Karen was born July 15, 1957, in Midland to Leiland and Anne (Upham) Keith. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of Mary Hardin Baylor.  She married Ronnie Gilbert on July 27, 1996.  Karen had worked as the Assistant Registrar for the University of Mary Hardin Baylor for over 20 years and had be the Office Administrator for the First Baptist Church in Cameron for the 11 years. She had been a member of the FFA Booster Club, serving as treasurer.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1985. 

She is survived by: husband, Ronnie Gilbert of Cameron; sons, Nathan Gilbert of Cameron and Daniel Gilbert of Cameron; step-son, Jeremy Gilbert of Temple; step-daughter, Misty Ognibene and husband Chris of Moffit; mother, Anne Keith of Fort Worth; brothers, Morris Keith of Artesia, N.M., and Martin Keith of Stephenville.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Ministry of the First Baptist Church in Cameron.

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