Bernice Katherine Cavel, age 94, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 8, 2008, at a local nursing home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Jones Chapel Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 Monday evening at the funeral home.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1914, in Brown County, Texas, to Robnett and Mamie Cason. Bernice was married to Vernon Cavel. She was a homemaker and a rancherís wife. Living north of Brownwood for many years, she was a longtime member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church. She served with the ladiesí group in many activities and acts of kindness. Later in life they moved to Bangs, Texas, and were members of First Baptist Church of Bangs.

She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Cavel; parents, Robnett and Mamie Cason; a sister, Ellie Bowden; six brothers, Robnett Hugh Cason, Hubert Cason, Bernard Cason, Howard Cason, R.H. Cason, and Stanley Cason.

She is survived by a sister, Patsy Cason Williams of Stephenville, Texas; sister-in-law, Virginia Cason of Brownwood; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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