Rockdale, TX Obituaries

Cameron Herald

Charles E. Woodum and Elna D. Woodum

Charles Edward (Woodie) Woodum went to heaven on Dec. 9, 2020. Elna Donaho Woodum joined him in heaven on Nov. 6, 2021. They had been married 79 years and had loved each other well. Woodie and Elna deeply loved and are survived by their son, Randy Woodum and his wife,...
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Reverend Robert L. Kincl

Reverend Robert L. Kincl, a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Austin for 56 years, and a military chaplain for more than two decades, passed away Nov. 20, 2021, at the age of 79, in Georgetown. He was born Sept. 16, 1942, in Taylor. The Divine Liturgy for the faithful...
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Temple Daily Telegram

Austin Joseph Berg, age 23, of Salado died Tuesday, November 16

On November 16th, 2021, Austin Joseph Berg passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident in Cameron, Texas on his way home from work. Austin was born in Riverside, California on June 10th 1998, making him the first born son of Jeffrey and Carrie Berg, raised in Norco, California and then moved to Salado, Texas with his family in 2016.
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Temple Daily Telegram

Ruth Estelle Woollett, age 81, died Sunday

Ruth Estelle Woollett, daughter of William Paul Matyastik and Rose Antonia Svetlik, was born in Cameron Texas on April 20th, 1940. Ruth left this world peacefully in her home with family on November 21st, 2021, at the age of 81. She graduated as valedictorian from Yoe High in 1958. On...

Ruth Estelle Woollett

Ruth Estelle Woollett was born April 20, 1940, in Cameron. Ruth left this world peacefully Nov. 21, 2021, at the age of 81, in her home with family. A visitation will take place Friday, Nov. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. A funeral service...


Thomas Ray Mayes, 78, of Caldwell, Texas, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 22, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. A public visitation will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the chapel at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Caldwell. Graveside service will follow...
Elgin Courier

Elsie Irene Detrick

Elsie Irene Detrick of Austin, Texas passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021. She was born in McDade, Texas on November 5, 1930, to Betha and Henry Wolf. She was an accomplished Auditor of Travis County for 25 years and retired in 1997. Elsie was a caring and generous mother who always put everyone needs before her own. Her home was always open to all and provided shelter to anyone in need. She was an active member in the church and a devoted follower in Jesus Christ. She always loved to play cards and enjoyed a good hand of 42 dominoes. She also enjoyed gardening and growing roses.

Jennifer Sue Jackson

Jennifer Sue Jackson, known as “Ninnie” to all who loved her best, was born on December 1, 1956 in Taylor, TX, the daughter of Velma Lucille Self and Jesse Woodrow Jackson. She lived with her mother, Velma Jackson, her father, Jesse Woodrow Jackson, and two siblings, Randall Wayne Jackson and Deborah Carolyn Jackson, in the Houston area until she graduated from M.B. Smiley High School in May of 1974.
Cameron Herald

Louise Muston

Louise Muston, 73, of Cameron, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, in a San Antonio Hospital. Services were held Nov. 15 in Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud. Rev. Charles Wyatt officiated. Burial followed in Powers Chapel Cemetery near Rosebud. Mrs. Muston was born June 4, 1948, in Rockdale to Frank and...

Alta Raye Caffey

Funeral services for Alta Raye Caffey, age 96 of Rockdale were held on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Mrs. Caffey was born December 20, 1924 in the Salty Community to Luther and Catherine (Story) Jackson. On July 3, 1941, she and Charles Cleo “Buck” Caffey were married in Pasadena, Texas. She worked several different jobs, starting out as a bookkeeper with Hancock Service Stations in Thorndale, Taylor and Rockdale, clerked at Butts Dry Goods in Thorndale, was a cook at Thorndale I.S.D. and then completed her career as the business manager with Caffey Construction. Mrs. Caffey has lived in Rockdale the past 27 years having moved from San Marcos. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Rockdale. She was an Astros baseball fan and enjoyed reading Christian love stories. Her favorite author was Karen Kingsbury. Mrs. Caffey loved being involved with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and holiday family gatherings. She was a collector of Nativity scenes; she has a collection of over 200.

Joe Ann Pustejovsky Jackson

Body Joe Ann Pustejovsky Jackson, 82, of Granger, passed away Nov. 14, 2021. Joe Ann was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Flatonia, to the late Joe Zimmerhanzel and the late Annie Calder. She attended Burnet High School. She married Henry Pustejovsky, Jr. June 2, 1958. They were married for 37...

Camille D’Ann Cook

Our precious daughter Camille D’Ann Cook, went home unexpectedly to Heaven to be with the Lord Jesus Christ early Monday morning, Nov. 15, 2021. Camille was born Dec. 15, 1960, in Ft. Worth, to Rev. Harold and Pat Cook. She would have been 61 this December. Camille attended school in...
Cameron Herald

Betty Lou Mueck

Betty Lou Mueck, 74, of Calvert, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at her home. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. at the Oak Hill pavilion in Cameron. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home.
Temple Daily Telegram

Betty Lou Mueck, 74, of Calvert died Friday

CAMERON — Services for Betty Lou Mueck, 74, of Calvert will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Pavilion in Cameron. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron. Mrs. Mueck died Friday, Nov. 19, at her residence. She was born Aug. 11, 1947, in Maysfield to Howard and...


(June 4, 1947 – November 19, 2021) Shirley Garrett, age 74, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021, in Sidney, Texas. She was born on June 4, 1947, in Hearne, Texas, to David Favors and Pearl Elizabeth (Thompson). On October 5, 1966, she was united in marriage to Thomas C. Garrett. After 47 years, he preceded her in death on April 1, 2013. Shirley was an amazing lady who put everyone else ahead of herself. She was caring and had unconditional love for others. For many years, she worked as a correctional officer at TDCJ.
Killeen Daily Herald

Dwight Jobe

Funeral services for retired Maj. Dwight L. Jobe, 80, of Buckholts, will be 11:30 a.m. Nov. 29 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen. Committal with military honors will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mr. Jobe died Nov. 10, 2021, in Temple. He was born July 28, 1941,...
Temple Daily Telegram

Grover “Buddy” Henry Albert Jr., age 84, of Temple, died Monday

Grover “Buddy” Henry Albert Jr., age 84, of Temple passed from this life during the afternoon hours of Monday, November 15, 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple. He was born in Burlington, Texas, on the 5th day of February, 1937, to parents Grover Sr. and Velma (Dodson) Albert.
Cameron Herald

Alta Raye Caffey

Funeral services for Alta Raye Caffey, age 96 of Rockdale, were held Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Kevin Caffey and Pastor Matt Higginbotham officiating. Interment followed in the Salty Cemetery. Visitation was held on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at the funeral home.
Temple Daily Telegram

Rosemary Engel Bell, 82, of Sherman died Wednesday

ROSEBUD — Private services for Rosemary Engel Bell, 82, of Sherman will be held in Phillips Cemetery in Travis. Mrs. Bell died Wednesday, Nov. 17, at a Denison nursing home. She was born May 20, 1939, in Cameron to Charles W. and Tillie Skupin Engel. She married Louis Frank Bell III on Jan. 4, 1958. She worked as a secretary for Post-Tension Systems in Arlington, and for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.