BLOOMFIELD ---- Vernalee (Royal) Bays, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:57 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at Lyons Health & Living Center.
Born March 25, 1924 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Byron Everett and Goldie Irene (Lewis) Royal.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Linton.
Survivors include her husband, Dexter Bays of Bloomfield; one daughter, Kebra Wolfe of Bloomfield; two sons, Kevin R. Bays of Bloomfield and Ricky Kyle Bays of Bloomfield; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Alpha Dexter Royal, Theond Clester (Wimpy) Royal, Argerie Baxter (Pete) Royal, and Dennis Lester Royal; one grandson; and her parents.
Funeral service will be at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield at 10 a.m. on Saturday with Elder Daniel Labmann officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m. on Saturday until the hour of services.