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Virginia Cameron 1930 - 2016
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CLAY CENTER — Virginia Cameron, 85, died May 7, 2016, at Medicalodge in Clay Center. Born June 24, 1930, in Riley County, she was the daughter of Thomas Jones and Irene McCloskey. She was raised in Riley County and graduated from Clay Center Community High School. On April 12, 1950, she married Gene Cameron. He died on March 13, 1993. She was employed by at Gilmore-Tatge for 17 years and worked at other community service projects.
Mrs. Cameron was a member of the First Baptist Church., B.P.O.E. and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include three daughters, Vickie and husband Danny Wynn, Sheila and husband Norman Backstrom, and Donna Cameron, all of Clay Center, and Kathleen and husband Rod Hafner, of Great Bend; a son, Jerry Cameron, of Clay Center; a sister, Eleanor Strauss, of Clay Center; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant son, Larry; her parents; and two brothers, Larry and Howard Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Clay Center. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemeter in Clay Center. Visitatin will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. today an Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Meadowlark Hospice or the organization of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home*
918 7th St.
Clay Center, KS 67432
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 10, 2016