December 29, 2012
Virginia C. Vernon of Centerburg died Oct. 4, 2011.
She was born Jan. 2, 1916 in Russell County, Va., to Joseph and Maude (Boyd) Carter. Virginia was a teacher and was retired from Ranco, Inc. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and a wonderful friend. She was a member of Sparta United Methodist Church and a conscientious worker in the church.
She is survived by four children, Ruby (Earl) Roberts of Michigan, John (Cheryl) Vernon of Maryland, Wanda Vernon of Wellston and David Vernon of Centerburg; three grandchildren, Leslie, Eric and Brett; two step-grandchildren, Lori Beeman and Jim Epley; two great-grandchildren, Kailey and Carson; sister, Shirley (Artie) Herndon of Virginia; and brother, Carter (Margie) Wells of Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, George and William; her brother, Joe (Ruth) Carter; and several half brothers and sisters.
Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and at 10 a.m. Saturday with a service at 11 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Larry Carnes at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.