Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 23, 2012 12:16 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Helen M. (May) Vertrees, 68, formerly of Danville, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Country Court Nursing Center, with her family by her side.

She was born Aug. 16, 1943, in Homer to Claude and Lola M. (Compton) May. She was a 1961 graduate of Howard High School, and retired from Route 62 Drive-In, and formerly big Al’s, where she worked from 1986-2004. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her children, Lisa (Robert) Dile, Bobby (Michelle) Vertrees and Mona (Larry) Stimpert, all of Danville; seven grandchildren, Lindsey and Lauren Dile, Josh and Jordan Stimpert, Amanda (Zach) Inverso, Alizabeth (Ben) Colopy and Ryan Lepley; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Long of Newark, Betty Mullins of Danville and Delphia Wilson of Mount Vernon; a brother, Ralph (Fay) May of Howard; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Delmar; her former husband, Robert Carroll Vertrees; and three nieces.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Burial will follow in Workman Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations can be made to the Danville Fire Department (EKCJFD), P.O. Box 526, Danville, OH 43014. Visit

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