CAMERON— Graveside services for Mabel Evard Lawhon, 94, of Cameron were held Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Minerva Cemetery in Minerva with Rev. Doug Budd officiating.
Ms. Lawhon died Saturday, June 18, in a Cameron nursing center.
She was born Dec. 18, 1916, in Cameron to Sam and Maybell (Williams) Cobb.
Ms. Lawhon lived her entire life in Milam County, graduated from C.H. Yoe High School in 1934 and attended Texas University for Women in Denton for two years and Southwest Texas State for a year.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cameron, a member of Daughters of the Republic of Texas William Barrett Travis Chapter No. 3 in Austin, and a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
Ms. Lawhon was the activities director at Cameron Nursing center for eight years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Lawhon; a son, Samuel Ervin Lawhon; and two sisters.
Sur v ivors are a son, John Thomas Lawhon of Cameron, four grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.