Funeral services for Verneeda Bailey-Himes will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church, Highway 49, Marvell.
Funeral services for Verneeda Bailey-Himes will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church, Highway 49, Marvell. Rev. Ocie Thomas will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Visitation will be at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church on Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 10 to 11a.m.
Verneeda Bailey-Himes, the daughter of the late Elijah Bailey and Mattie (Patton) Bailey, was born Jan. 26, 1922 in Phillips County. She was born and raised in Marvell. Verneeda accepted Christ and was baptized early in life in Marvell. Throughout her 90 years of living she truly developed a real relationship with the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Verneeda was educated at Pleasant Grove School in the Phillips County School System of Marvell. Verneeda was united in holy matrimony to Willie Himes on Feb. 6, 1973. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 1986.
Verneeda’s joys of life include her 11 children; Charles Ronald Hennings (Annie), Michael Maurice Hennings, Deborah Ann Thomas (Michael), Marvaline Collins (Larry), Donald Allen Hennings (Carolyn), Veronica Patricia Ann Morris (Anthony), Anita Lee Hennings (Sam), LaVerne Denise Hennings, Janet Hennings, Robert Hennings Sr. and Saundrae Hennings. Verneeda’s joys continued with her siblings, Verselee Simmons of Chicago, Alma Hill of Monroe and Elijah Bailey Jr. of Stockton, Calif.
Also upholding her legacy are 21 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren along with an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at: www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com.