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Cammer

CAMERON—Funeral services for Jefferson Barrett Cammer, 89, of Hilltop Lakes, formerly of Cameron, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at Oak Hill Pavilion in Cameron with Rev. Wayne Shuffield officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Marek- Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

Mr. Cammer died Monday, Oct. 12, in a Bryan rehabilitation center.

He was born July 31, 1920, in Port Arthur to Jefferson Davis and Betty Mae (Barrett) Cammer.

Mr. Cammer moved to Cameron at an early age, grew up there and graduated from C.H. Yoe High School in 1939.

He then joined the U.S. Army Air Force serving as a crew chief on a B24 bomber during World War II.

After his discharge, he married his first wife, Lavonia Brock Brod, in 1949 and moved to Brownwood.

He graduated from Howard Payne University with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and attended two years at the University of Texas Graduate School.

Mr. Cammer worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 25 years, retired and then worked for the Texas Banking Commission as an auditor for six years.

His first wife preceded him in death and five years later he met and married Marie Stanford and she preceded him in death in 2009.

Two stepsons, Ernest Brod and Steven Daniel Stanford, also preceded him in death.

Survivors include a stepson, Stuart (Dino) Stanford and wife Barbie of Cy press; two stepdaughters, Sharon Webster and husband John of Spring, Gena Stanford of Caldwell; and a sister, Doris Lay of Shoreview, Minnesota; also, numerous stepgrandchildren and step-greatgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice.


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