Elinor H. Vernon
March 05, 1928 ‒ December 09, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Elinor H. Vernon, age 88, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016 at her home.
She was born on March 5, 1928 in Mount Vernon to the late Leslie and Mary (Zeisloft) Hampshire. Elinor was employed as a realtor for Century 21 and later for Vernon Realty. She was also employed at Mount Vernon City Schools. Elinor was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), was past Matron of the Knox Chapter #236 Order of Eastern Star, and was a 75 year member of the Morgan Grange.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Vernon; two sons, Ron Vernon, Bill (Denise) Vernon; four grandchildren, Ryan Vernon, Peter Vernon, Jocelyn Vernon, Edith Vernon; and seven great-grandchildren, Brayden Vernon, Jayden Vernon, Kayleigh Vernon, Raylynn Vernon, Jaycob Vernon, Myles Vernon and Jayden Vernon.
In addition to her parents, Elinor was preceded in death by her husband Donald Vernon and her brother Sherman Hampshire.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-6PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where an Ohio Eastern Star service will begin at 4PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, beginning at 1PM, with Rev. Marvin Haught officiating. Burial will follow in Bell Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Elinor H. Vernon.