Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 21, 2012 8:09 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Lorrie M. Vernon, 44, of McKinley St., Mount Vernon, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born Nov. 27, 1967, in Webster, Mass., to Wayne Estabrooks and Cindy McCleese. Lorrie was a member of the Covenant Christian Church. She devoted her life to taking care of her husband who is handicapped. She enjoyed counted cross stitch but most of all, she loved the time she spent with her family.

She is survived by her husband of over 22 years, Louis Vernon; her daughter, Lindy Vernon of Mount Vernon; her sons, Luke and Logan Vernon of Mount Vernon; her mother, Cindy (Donnie) McCleese of Howard; her father, Wayne (Janet) Estabrooks of North Carolina; her sister, Missy (Shawn) Atkinson of Junction City; and her brother, Brady VanDyke of Mount Gilead.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will follow beginning at 7 p.m., with Pastor Bill Fennell officiating. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the family and left at the funeral home.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lorrie M. Vernon.

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