Mary Lee (Maylee) Vernon

Published 4:53 pm Friday, December 3, 2010

Mary Lee (Maylee) Vernon, 70, died Sunday, Nov. 28 at Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC.

A native of Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Rosie Lee Staley and Amos Staley Jr.

She held a few jobs during her employable years. She loved being a patient care attendant at Mt. View Nursing Home until retirement.

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Mary leaves to cherish and honor her a loving family consisting of two sons, Bobby L. Vernon Jr. (Janet) of Inman, SC, and Gary B. Vernon of Campobello; four daughters, Sylvia S. Vernon of Spartanburg, SC, Wendy G. Vernon of Daytona Beach, FL, Carol R. Proctor (Charlie) of Little Africa, SC, and Cindy L. Shelly (Milton) of Wisconsin; one sister, Corine Vernon (CD) of Campobello; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one maternal aunt, Dora Miller of Chesnee, SC; many nieces, nephews, cousins and lots of friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at New Pilgrim Baptist Church, Campobello, with the Rev. Thomas Abrams officiating. Burial will follow in New Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Service LLC, 485 Poors Ford Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139, 828-287-3800.