Verneda Whitson Dies at Age 46; Rites Saturday
Mrs. Verneda Whitson, of 1220 Lamar Avenue, died at 11:35 o’clock last
night at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital, where she had been a
patient for the past two days.
Her age was 46 years, ten months and 11 days.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Nazarene
church, with the Rev. E. E. Milby officiating, and burial will be in East
The body will be taken at 11 a.m. Friday to the family home, where
friends may call at any time until the funeral hour.
Mrs. Whitson was born June 7, 1904 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of
William and Addie (Yearwood) Lisenby.
On October 28, 1922, she was married to Ivan Whitson, who survives.
She was a member of the Nazarene church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Addie Lisenby
of Mt. Vernon; one son, Bill Whitson of Mt. Vernon; three brothers,
Woodrow Lisenby of Mt. Vernon; Edward Lisenby of Woodstock (NOTE: George
Lisenby) and Fordyce Lisenby of Chicago: one sister, Mrs. Mabel Hunt of
Woodstock; and two grandchildren.
Thursday, April 19, 1951
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Lori Lisenby Leonard
Relationship: Great Niece
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Thurs. April 19, 1951
Submitted by: John R. Ball