Euniceteen Hines Vernon was born on March 18, 1935 in Tryon, NC to the late Willie and Elizabeth Hines. She passed away peacefully at The Laurels of Green Tree Ridge on February 8, 2020 at the age of 84.
Euniceteen was employed as a domestic worker by a handful of families in the Asheville area until retiring in 2009. She was a faithful member for over 50 years at Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church and served on the Usher Board where she thoroughly enjoyed serving the Lord. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, eating, laughing and listening to music and she was well loved by her family and friends. She exhibited a great amount of love, kindness, courage and strength while going through the later years of her life and while dealing with her illness.
Euniceteen was preceded in death by her 8 brothers and sisters as well as a son, Phillip Vernon and a daughter, Ella Mae Elizabeth Vernon Durham, both of Asheville. She leaves to cherish her loving memory three sons, James William Vernon, Jr. (Bea) of Ellenwood, GA, Jerry Lee Vernon (Deborah) of Asheville, NC and Albert Vernon of Huntsville, AL; two daughters, Viola Mattie Pearl Vernon of Asheville, NC and Evangeline Vernon Donald (Donald) of Charlotte, NC; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.
Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Friday, February 14, 2020 at Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing/visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
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