Erma Ruth Staton

January 11, 1922May 6, 2014

Erma Ruth Ham Staton, age 92 of Brownwood went to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 6, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday May 9 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, 800 Center Ave., Brownwood . Erma will be laid to rest at Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early immediately following chapel services. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at Davis-Morris. Erma was born on January 11, 1922, in Ridge Texas to S.D. “ Mack” Ham and Ruby Barnett Ham and was a lifelong Resident of Brown County and a graduate of Early High School. Erma was retired from The Early ISD where she worked in the office and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Brownwood. She is survived by her children, Lana Seale of Brownwood and J.B. Cason and wife Meloni of Tomball, Texas; step children, Tonya Linderman and husband Bill of Brownwood, Shala Cabbiness of Amarillo,Texas, Tina Harp of Euless, Texas and Paul Staton and wife Jessica of Brownwood; Daughter in law, Marilyn Riordan of Plano, Texas; sister, Robbie Miller of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; sister in law, Martha Ham of Fort Worth, Texas; 20 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, one great, great grandchild and 24 beloved nieces and nephews. Erma was preceded in death by her husband , Harris Staton; parents, Mack and Ruby Ham; son, Larry Riordan and brothers, Neely Ham and S.D. Ham, Jr. Condolences for the family may be left at


  • Visitation Thursday, May 8, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 9, 2014
  • Commital Service Friday, May 9, 2014

Erma Ruth Staton

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Alice Miller

May 10, 2014

One of the sweetest person anyone will ever meet!

Towanna Nail

May 8, 2014

Paul and family,
Love and prayers to you all at this sad time.

Towanna Nail