Obituaries


Vernel Hough O'Neal

December 5, 1938 - April 3, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date April 6, 2019

Mr. Vernel Hough O’Neal, age 80, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Bainbridge Healthcare, Bainbridge, Georgia. Graveside services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 6, in Union Hill Cemetery, Highway 92 North, Cairo, Georgia. The Rev. Eric Robertson will officiate.

Vernel O’Neal is survived by his children, Stacy Clark and husband, Jeff of Cairo, Georgia, Vance O’Neal and wife, Melia of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Jeff O’Neal of Orlando, Florida; sisters, Faye Martiszus of Safety Harbor, Florida and Dell O’Neal Simonson of Trinity, Florida; brothers, John Thomas O’Neal and wife, Beth of Midway, Florida; grandchildren, Jason Clark, Keri Clark, Eric Robertson and wife, Ciara, Madison Clark, and Emilyn O’Neal. He was preceded in death by his parents; John Henry O’Neal and Clara Adel Jenkins O’Neal; brothers, Hilton Lee O’Neal, Dewey O’Neal, and Derhl Henry O’Neal; sisters, Loretta O’Neal Pugh, and Imogene O’Neal Alvarez.