Verta Bailey Solomon

Verta Bailey Solomon of Oakdale died on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, George Solomon Jr.; her parents, Tom and Lillian Bailey; brothers, Raymond, Willard and Albert Bailey; and sisters, Bonnie and Opal Bailey, Rosalee Johnson and Barbara King.
Verta is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Merley Tilson, Oakdale, and Lynn and Bill Farnham, Harriman. She has four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. They are granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Tracy and Jim Disney, and Melanie and Pokey Nelson, Oakdale, grandson, Derrick Stewart, and granddaughter, Katy Farnham, both of Harriman. Verta's great-grandchildren are Reagan and Corbin King and Hayden and Hannah Nelson, Oakdale. She is also survived by her sister Mollie Moore, Harriman; brother, Warren Bailey, LaPorte, Ind.; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Doc and Eva Solomon of Rossville, Ga. Verta has many nieces, nephews and friends whom she considered family, most especially Teresa Solomon, Mary Gilmore, and Scott and Blake Stout.
Throughout their lives, George and Verta opened their home and hearts to many people. Their lives were devoted to serving God with their ministry of music. Their church home was Rankin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Oakdale.
The family will receive friends in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Funeral services will be in Rankin Chapel Baptist Church in Oakdale at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, with Bro. Mark McCullough and Bro. Jim Disney officiating. Interment will be at Rankin Chapel Church Cemetery, Oakdale.

Funeral Home

Schubert Funeral Home
1318 Knoxville Highway Wartburg, TN 37887
(423) 346-6677
Published in Roane County News from May 22 to May 23, 2014