Vergie Ann Stacy

Vergie Ann Stacy

MARION: Vergie Ann Stacy, age 77, of Marion, went to be with her heavenly father and her loving husband peacefully on January 6, 2013 at 1:15 AM at Heartland of Marion. She was born on April 24, 1935 in Grassy Lick, Kentucky to the late Rev. Warner P. and Lauria E. (Johnson) Cooper, On March 11, 1954 she married the love of her life John Harrison Stacy and he died on September 15, 2005.

Surviving are four daughters, Virginia A. (Clarence) Friend of LaRue, Lauria K. (Craig) Cornelius, Denise R. Stacy, and Danielle E. (Jason) Delauder all of Marion; four sons, Johnie W. Stacy, Michael K. Stacy both of Big Island, Billy R. Stacy of Salt Point, NY, and Steven D. (Tracy) Stacy of Marion; 27 grandchildren and 48 great grandchildren; brother, Daniel (Mary) Cooper of Statesville, NC and sister Betty J. (Larry) Brannan of Iva, SC.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Lisa Lynn Stacy; two granddaughters Renee E. Stacy and Abigail S. Delauder; and two grandsons Sabastian Delauder and Stevie A. Smith Jr.; and one great grandson William G. Stacy; and one brother Wilbert P. Cooper.

Vergie Ann worked hard raising her children and her passion was writing and singing gospel songs and playing music with her family and her brothers and sisters in Christ. She is a member of the Gebhardt Enterprise Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday January 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Gebhardt Enterprise Baptist Church 894 Gebhardt St. Marion, Ohio. Minister wil be Pastor Ed Moore. Burial is the LaRue Cemetery. Friends may call at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral home in LaRue from 5 to 8 PM on Wednesday.

Those who wish may make contributions to the in care of the funeral home.

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Published in the Marion Star on Jan. 8, 2013