Robert Cecil "Sonny" Donaho
Wednesday, 11AM

(Cameron) Robert Cecil "Sonny" Donaho, 82 of Cameron, died Sunday at his home. Services are 11AM today at Green Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron, with burial and full military honors to follow in Chriesman Cemetery. Mr. Donaho was born in Caldwell and retired from Alcoa. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a Purple Heart recipient. Survivors include:

       Danny Bagley, Sr.
       Mickey Bagley, both of Waco

       Debbie Cox of Waco

       Harold Donaho of Van Alstyne

       Shirley Moody of Cameron

Several grandchildren also survive.
Green-Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Ray "Jim" Lafferty
Thursday, 11AM

(Cameron) James Ray "Jim" Lafferty, 64 of Cameron, died Monday in a Temple hospital. Services are 11AM Thursday at Green Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the services. Mr. Lafferty was born in Houston and graduated from Yoe High School. He attended Baylor University, where he was a walk-on athlete, and later graduated from Mary Hardin Baylor. He worked as a Farm Bureau agent before owning and operating Jim`s Electric. He was also known as Pastor of multiple local churches, including: Battetown, Pleasant Grove, Buckholts Brethren, and Meadowbrook. Jim also spent many years with the Cameron Volunteer Fire Department, serving as chaplain. He also served on the Cameron School Board, Cameron Housing Authority Board, and Child Protective Services Board. Survivors include:

       Toni Lafferty of Cameron

       Brandon Lafferty of MS

       Whitney Lafferty of Temple

       Doris Lafferty of Cameron

       Dale Lafferty of Cameron

4 grandchildren also survive.
Green-Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Jane Vanek
Friday, 10AM

(Taylor) Virginia Jane Vanek, 80 of Granger, died Monday. Services are 10AM Friday at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor, with burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Granger. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8PM, with Rosary at 7PM, all at the funeral home. Survivors include:

       Janice Leslie and husband David
       Sue Bradford

       Betty Blackmon
       Bernice Vanek
       Annie Vanek
       Lilly Vanek

Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Providence Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

RC Phenix
Saturday, 11AM

(Rosebud) RC Phenix, 79 of Rosebud, died Wednesday in a Temple Hospital. Services are 11AM Saturday at Cook Gerngross Green Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud, with burial to follow in Willing Workers Cemetery. Wake will be Friday from 6-8PM at the funeral home. Mr. Phenix was born in Baileyville and graduated from Wilson White High School. He retired from Rosebud-Lott ISD and was a member of Williams Chapel Church of God in Christ. Survivors include:

       Ollie Jean Phenix of Rosebud

       WT Phenix of Lubbock

       Kathryn Petty of Waco
       Mae Ella Ross of Brownwood
       Margie McDaniel
       Rose Scott, both of Slaton

Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John L. Stephens
Monday, Noon

(San Antonio) John L. Stephens, 89 of San Antonio, died Saturday. Services are Noon Monday at Bethel AME Church in San Antonio. Visitation will be Sunday from Noon-6PM. Mr. Stephens was born in Cameron. Survivors include:

       Shirley Hightower
       Yolanda Williams

5 grandchildren also survive.

Desmand Blaylock

(Cameron) Desmand Blaylock, 7 of Rockdale, died Wednesday in San Antonio. Services are pending with Dorsey Keatts Funeral Home in Cameron.

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