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Vernell Douglas

September 4, 1946 ~ October 20, 2019 (age 73)


Vernell Douglas

SEPTEMBER 4, 1946 ~ OCTOBER 20, 2019 (AGE 73)

Vernell Douglas, 73, passed away on Sunday October 20, 2019 in Jackson and he was born on September 4, 1946 to the late Otis Douglas and Betty Mae  Murphy Douglas in Fayette County. 

His funeral service was held on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at Clover Garden CME Church-Whiteville with Reverend Donnie Jones in charge.  Burial was in the church cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home ( was in charge of the professional service.

He professed a hope in Jesus Christ and rededicated his life at Word of Deliverance Church. 

Preceding him in death were his parents and four siblings, Otis, Jr., Glenn, Augustine Douglas and Lillie B. Jones.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Mary Montague;  children, Travis Carnes, Anthony Douglas, LaTonya Jones and LeAnna Smith; step-children, Monice (Sherman) Montague-Williams, Luciana Montague, Kenyatta Mathena and Frank Hayes, Jr.; siblings, Orlena (Robert, Sr.) Greer, Betty (Willie Sam) Parham; Mary (Terry) Mann, Andrew Lee (Linda) Douglas and Tyrone Knox Douglas; twenty-eight grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends that will truly miss him.

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October 25, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Funeral Service
October 26, 2019

11:00 AM
Clover Garden CME
Old Jackson Rd
whiteville, TN 38075

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