Vernie Mae Dailey

Published 4:27 pm Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Miss Vernie Mae Dailey, 72, of Mobile, formerly of Atmore, answered the Master’s call on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Mobile Infirmary.

A native of Frisco City, Miss Dailey lived her early years in Atmore and also lived in Philadelphia, Pa., before returning south and relocating to Mobile.

Miss Dailey was a graduate of Escambia County Training School in the early 1960s. She was a loving lady and had a graceful smile that made people glad to be in her presence. Being a lady of strong faith and deep religious beliefs, she became a member of the Newness of Life Outreach Ministries in Mobile. She was a devoted member of the Usher/Greeter Ministry at her church.

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Those awaiting her arrival into the Kingdom of God are her parents, Willie George and Mattie Williams-Dailey Sr.; brothers, Willie George Jr., Johnny, and Donald Dailey; and one sister, Barbara E. Dailey.

Those left to cherish her life are three sisters, Elizabeth Knight of Boston, Mass., Celestine Dailey and Margaret Dailey, both of Atmore; two brothers, Theodore (Joyce) Dailey of Boston, and Mack Dailey of Moss Point, Miss.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and the Newness of Life Church Family.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 20, at 1 p.m., from Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center with the Rev. Oliver Williams, eulogist, Bishop Willie L. Williams, presider, and Overseer Darryl North, host pastor. Inhumation was in the Fairview Cemetery with Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC, directing.