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Verna I. Scarbrough

September 29, 1933 ~ May 17, 2016 (age 82)

   Verna I. Scarbrough, 82, of Quincy, died at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday (May 17, 2016) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born September 29, 1933 in McKee Township, Adams County, Illinois, Verna was the daughter of Virgil Fred and Louisa Helmreich Scarbrough.

   Verna was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Lost Prairie and had also attended Luther Memorial Church. She loved being active in her community and was a member of the Presidents Neighborhood Watch Committee where she had served as Chairperson.

   A 1951 graduate of Quincy High School, Verna also attended Carthage College and Gem City Business College. She was employed as a receptionist and clerical worker at the Quincy Senior Citizens Center for many years where she was involved with publishing "The News and Views" newsletter.

   Survivors include several cousins and her Godchildren.

   Verna was preceded in death by her parents.

   Graveside services will be held Friday morning at 10:15 in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Ronald Graham officiating.

   Visitation will be Friday morning from 9:00 until 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Memorials may be made to Quincy Senior Citizens Center.
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