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Memorial Service

Fri. Nov. 16, 2018
11:00 am

Second Baptist Church - Woodway Campus

6400 Woodway Dr
Houston , TX 77057.
Fri. Nov. 16, 2018
11:00 am
Second Baptist Church - Woodway Campus
6400 Woodway Dr
Houston , TX 77057.
In Memory of
Donald Keith Vernon
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Donald Keith Vernon, 85, passed from this earth into God’s hands on November 5, 2018.  Donald was born October 5, 1933 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Virgil and Mildred Taylor Vernon.

After serving his country in the US Army, Donald helped shape Houston’s growth through Vernon Masonry and later Brickcraft Masonry.   Donald was a member of Bricklayers Local 7, Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston, Texas Masonry Council, Masonry Contractors Association of America and the Associated General Contractors of Houston.  He was also a member of the Reagan Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry and Shriners for over 50 years.

Donald is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Betty Walters Vernon, of Houston, TX.  Step-daughters, Jan Walters Witham and husband Nyal of Houston, TX. Carrol Walters Stewart and husband Ron of Scottsdale, AZ. Son, Donald B. Vernon and wife Brenda of Tomball, TX.  Grandchildren: Andrew Ryan Vernon of College Station, TX.  Bonnie Kathrine Auippa of Katy, TX. Stephanie Stewart of Scottsdale, AZ.  Great Grandchildren: Matthew Ryan Vernon and Braelyn Faith Auippa.  Sister: Sandra Hollis.  Donald is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Donald was preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie Kathrine Vernon; son, Steven Paul Vernon, step-son, Craig Walters; siblings: Walter T. “Jerry” Vernon and Peggy McMahan. 

Donald was a faithful member of his beloved church, Second Baptist Houston, along with his wife, Betty, for 27 years.

Memorial Services are scheduled for
11:00 a.m. - Friday, November 16, 2018
The Chapel (corner of Woodway at S. Ripple Creek)
Second Baptist Church - Woodway Campus,
6400 Woodway
Houston, TX 77057
713-465-3408
 

 

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