Mavis Hairston, 96, of Cameron died Friday, April 17, 2020, in a Cameron nursing facility. Private family graveside services will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery. A life celebration and memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Hairston, a homemaker was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Milam County to John W. and Carrie Lee (Finch) Beale. She married A. B. Hairston and he preceded her in death in 1996. Mrs. Hairston had worked for and retired from Royal Seating in Cameron.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings: Annie, Weegie, Frances, Woody, Dan, Harold, Billy and C. D.
She is survived by her children, Viva McGregor and husband Charles, Judy Simpkins and husband Gary, John Hairston and wife Regina, and Nora (Kathy) Winkler and husband Johnny; brothers, Leon Beale and John Beale; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.