Darlene Yvonne Vernon, 75, of Rural Retreat, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in the Wythe County Community Hospital.
She was born in Carroll County on Feb. 2, 1938, to Elmer William and Clara Ethelene Thomas Vernon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Leon Stotler.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jamie and Andy Meade of Santa Fe, Texas; sons and daughter-in-law, Paul Tate of Rural Retreat John Dalton of Alamance, N.C., and Charles and Peggy Dalton of Marion; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Sept. 2 at 3 p.m., in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Morris officiating. Burial followed in the Stevens Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call anytime at the home of Charles and Peggy Dalton, 1639 Park Blvd. Marion.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.