2008-11-27 / Obituaries


Osenia J. Vernon, 82, of Grove Hill died Nov. 17, 2008 in an area hospital.

She was born April 2, 1926. She was a native of Sweet Water. She was a member of Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was a former cafeteria manager for Clarke County High School.

Survivors include her husband, Gaythel D. Vernon, Grove Hill; two sons, Benjamin Brooks McIntrye, South Hampton, N.Y., Woodrow Wilson McIntyre, Grove Hill; one daughter, Sandra Elizabeth Bumpers (Bobby) Squires, Grove Hill; three step-children, Pam (Lamar) Mitchell, Greenville, Darla (Steve) Fleming, Mobile, Christopher (April) Vernon, Creola; one sister, Ruth J. Beck, Jackson; two grandchildren, Dale (Pat) Squires, Karen (Benji) Elmore, all of Grove Hill; four great-grandchildren, Christoper Squires, Kayla Squires, Bryant Elmore, Will Elmore; eight stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Dan Jordan.

The service was Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at Grove Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Merck officiating. Burial was in the Magnolia Lawn Cemetery in Grove Hill. Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.

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