Vernia Dean Fonzye (“Bane”), age 60 of West Helena, passed away at her home on August 14, 2018. She was was born to Mary Alice and Roosevelt Fonzye on August 09, 1958 in West Helena.  She affectionately shared a number of years with the love of her life, Victor Johnson. Vernia’s warm, humorous personality shined everywhere she went and she was very pleasant to be around.
Preceding Vernia in death are both parents, three brothers, Milton Carter, Sr., Anthony and Bruce Fonzye; a niece, a nephew, a grandmother, Ruth Seals-Barnette; and a great-grandmother, Alice Seals-Jimmerson.  She leaves to cherish her memory: the love of her life, Victor Johnson; two sisters:  Meranda Fonzye (Rick), of Little Rock, Ark; Andrea Williams (Robert) of Ruston, Louisiana and one brother, Kevin Fonzye, of Little Rock, Ark.  She also leaves her second family:  a mother, Mrs. Lucille Johnson of Marvell, Ark; a father, Mr. Author Johnson, Jr. of Marvell, Ark; and four brothers, Author Johnson, III of Eldorado, Ark.; Alvin Johnson of Marvell, Ark; John Johnson of Missouri, and Darron Johnson of Cabet, Ark, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a close and dear friend, Melinda Cooper.    
Visitation is today from  6-8 PM  at Kincaid Funeral Services east chapel, Springdale Rd. The funeral will also be at the east chapel  Saturday, August 25 at 1pm.Rev. Von Daniels will officiate. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in West Helena. Arrangements are entrusted to Kincaid Funeral Services. Online guestbook at