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Vernon J. McAlister


1917 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Vernon Johnson McAlister, age 92, husband of Sue Phillips McAlister, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2010.
Born on July 27, 1917 in Central, SC, he was a son of the late Ed Hall McAlister and Lottie Lee Gillespie McAlister. After thirty years of service, Mr. McAlister retired from the United States Department of Agriculture at Clemson University. He was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Phillips McAlister; children: Anita McAlister Floyd of Indianapolis, IN, Malcolm Anthony McAlister MD of Anderson, SC, Phillip Stanley McAlister & wife, Mary McAlister of Anderson, SC, Van Johnson McAlister & wife, Carol McAlister of Ballground, GA, and Don Allen McAlister & Christian Harrison of Anderson, SC; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; sisters: Capitola Black of Liberty, SC, and Lottie High of Rocky Mount, NC.
In addition to his parents, Mr. McAlister was preceded in death by five brothers and two grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 27, 2010, in the Forest Lawn Mausoleum Chapel conducted by the Reverend William French. The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm on Sunday, June 27, 2010.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that a memorial be made to the Building Fund of Oakwood Baptist Church, 304 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625, or to Hospice of The Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com.
THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in The Greenville News on June 27, 2010
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