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Vernon VEST


News Death Notice

VEST, Vernon age 89, of Springboro, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at home with family at his side. He was born March 9, 1924 in Morgan County, KY to Millard and Lena (Ward) Vest. He was a production worker for General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1974. Vernon was a member of Franklin Faith Tabernacle Church. He was a devoted family man and avid gardener. He enjoyed singing and playing his musical instruments at church and Franklin Ridge Nursing Home for many years. He is preceded in death by his parents; Millard and Lena (Ward) Vest - Goodpaster; step-father, Thomas "Doc" Goodpaster; grandson, Mark Daniel Hensley; brothers, Alvis (wife, Ada), Wendel, William (wife, Marie), Asa, Lucian (wife, Ruth) Vest; step-brothers, Elba, Woodrow and Estes Goodpaster. Vernon is survived by his wife, Beulah Vest of 68 years of marriage; children, Donna (Bob) Quillen, Vernon Darrell (Karen) Vest both of Springboro, Larry (Martha) Vest of West Liberty, KY, David (Bridget) Vest of Springboro, Dorothy (Robert) Michael of Lebanon, Sandy (Mike) Newkirk of Franklin, Pam (Marty) Vest - Boratyn of Westerville; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lillian (Arnold) Nickell of West Liberty, KY; sister-in-law, Maxine Vest of Carlisle and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Eric Walters, Pastor Rich Gifford and Rev. Doyle Kincaid officiating. Interment will be at Heritage Hills Memory Gardens, 7370 State Route 48, Springboro, OH 45066. Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin Faith Tabernacle Church, 7769 Sharts Rd., Springboro, OH 45066. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com


Published in Journal-News on Sept. 13, 2013
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