Verna  Mounce
Verna Mae Mounce, age 89, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab.
Verna was born on July 1, 1930 in Dabney, KY to the late Lando Herrin and Stella Baugh Herrin. She was a Food Service worker at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for many years. Verna was a member of Denham Street Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking, working in the garden visiting people, and fishing.
She is survived by one son, John (and Linda) Hale of Somerset; one daughter, Judy (and Benjamin) Vanhook of Science Hill; one step-son, L.E. (and Lois) Mounce of Somerset; three step-daughters, Jane (and Dennis) Gragg of Somerset, Judy (and Omar Staton) Fitzsimons of Somerset and Gay (and Ronnie) Brinson of Somerset; four grandchildren, Matthew (and Neka) Vanhook, Alexandra (and Alex) Vanhook Hyden, Jennifer (and Eric) Scott and Denetta (and Kyle) Lefler; seven step-grandchildren, Jeff Gragg, Melinda (and Mike) Bray, Katrina (and Mike) Randall, Carla (and Tom) Hall, Renita (and Berwin) Hall, Josh (and Sara) Mounce, and Jacob (and Katleyn) Mounce; nine great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Betty Herrin of Somerset; a dear cousin, Virginia Floyd of Louisville, who she loved like a sister; and a special childhood friend, Norinne Moore of Lexington.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Wilgen "Ace" Hale, whom she married on January 15, 1949 and he preceded her on October 4, 2016; her second husband, Lloyd James "Red" Mounce, whom she married on October 26, 1984 and he preceded her on March 11, 1998; and three brothers, Lawrence Herrin, Gene Autry Herrin, and Ellis Herrin.
Verna was loved by everyone who knew her; especially the staff at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will follow on Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. David Muse officiating. Burial will be at Eden Cemetery.
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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Verna Mounce.
Published on October 21, 2019


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