Doris Lawson
Thursday, 10AM


(Rockdale) Doris Lawson, 96 of Bartlett, formerly of Rockdale and Taylor, died Sunday in a Bartlett nursing home. Funeral services are 10AM today at St. Johnís United Methodist Church in Rockdale, with burial to follow in the Sharp Cemetery in Sharp. Mrs. Lawson was born in Sharp. She graduated from Sharp High School as Valedictorian. She was an active member of St. Johnís United Methodist Church in Rockdale for many years, serving as Sunday school teacher and was a member of the Choir. She worked as a secretary with Texas State Department of Public Welfare for 30 years. Survivors include:

Daughters:
       Sharon and Bobby Betak of Taylor
       Donna and Crespin Valdez of Taylor

Five grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale will be in charge of arrangements.


Twila Harris
Thursday, 11AM


(Rockdale) Twila Harris, 67 of Rockdale, died Saturday in the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple. A memorial service will be 11AM today in the Milam County Cowboy Church in Rockdale. Mrs. Harris was born in Waco. She lived in Chilton and was a graduate of Chilton High School. She was a member of St. Johnís United Methodist Church. She was a former Milam County Justice of the Peace, serving 28 years and retired in 2012. She also served as President of the Justice of the Peace and Constable Association. Survivors include:

Husband:
       Thomas Harris of Rockdale

Son:
       Thomas Harris, Jr. and Nikki of Rockdale

Daughters:
       Tangelia Harris and Rodshea of Rockdale
       Terrace Mitchell and Terrell of Rockdale

Mother:
       Miriam West of Chilton

Sisters:
       Shirley Pack of Waco
       Kay West and Joe of Belton
       Miaya Parker and Marshall of Sanger
       Candy Hall and Rodney of Chilton

Brothers:
       Dale Robinson of Elgin
       Carl West and Windy of Azel

Nine grandchildren, along with numerous nieces, and nephews also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale will be in charge of arrangements.


Craig Allen Staton
Friday, 2PM


(Cameron) Craig Allen Staton, 44 of Round Rock, died Friday at his home. Services are 2PM Friday at Marek Burns Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron, with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Mr. Staton was born in Austin. Survivors include:

Father:
       Clifford H. Staton

Sister:
       Terri and husband Craig Hanley

two nephews, one niece, three great nieces, and several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.


Dee Ann Cabron
Saturday, 10:30AM


(Rosebud) Dee Ann Cabron, 78, died last month in New York. Services are 10:30AM Saturday at Cook Gerngross Green Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud. Mrs. Cabron was born in Rosebud and attended Rosebud schools and Mary Hardin Baylor. She worked as a real estate agent and was hired by Security Trust Bank, becoming manager of the International Department. She later became the 1st female commercial loan officer in Rochester and went on to work for Norstar and Fleet Banking as branch manager and operations manager. Survivors include:

Husband:
       Frank Cabron of New York

Siblings:
       Bob Wiese of North Carolina
       Joe Wiese of Bryan
       Andy Wiese of Tennessee
       Deb Griffen of Cameron

numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Alzheimer's Association.
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud is in charge of arrangements.


James Lawson
Saturday, Noon


(Cameron) Rev. James Lyle "Jimmie" Lawson, 54 of Cameron, died Thursday at his home. Services are Noon Saturday at First Assembly of God Church in Cameron, with internment at a later date. Rev. Lawson was born in New York and served in the US Navy. He worked for Zito Media. Survivors include:

Wife:
       Pam Lawson of Cameron

Mother:
       Betty Lawson of Cameron

Brother:
       Kenneth Lawson & wife Nancy of Virginia

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


Darral Gene Walker
No Service


(Rockdale) Darral Gene Walker, 78 of Rockdale, died Wednesday at his home. No services are scheduled. Mr. Walker was born in Poteet and graduated as valedictorian from La Pryor High in 1958. He attended Southwest Texas Junior College, the University of Houston, and the University of Texas. After graduating in 1965, he went to work at Prewitt Drug Store in Rockdale, buying the pharmacy in 1969. He later bought Skrivanek Pharmacy and combined the two. He was involved with the Walker Burnett Pharmacy, Clinic Pharmacy, and Katy Medical Complex Pharmacy. After retiring in 2012, he returned to Rockdale. He served as Mayor of Rockdale in the 1970s and was a member of the Lucy Hill Patterson Library, St. John's United Methodist Church and it's board, the Methodist Men, and the Lions Club. Survivors include:

Wife:
       Gloria Walker of Rockdale

Daughters:
       Delaine Evans and husband Marcus of Katy
       Vickie Walker of Austin

Son:
       Grant Walker and wife Danielle of Austin

Sister:
       Shirley English and husband Dr. Jolyn of Devine

six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



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