Winona Faye Vernon Lamkin, 79 of Collinsville, Virginia passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021, at SOVAH Health of Martinsville. She was born September 8, 1941, in Henry County to the late Robert Lee Vernon and Easter Bird Franklin Vernon. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Collinsville and had been the Executive Secretary to the Headmaster of Carlisle School.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband J. B. Lamkin; sister, Nancy Kepley; brothers George Vernon, Sr., Robert Vernon, Jr., and Ronald Vernon.
She is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Youngman (Steve), and Melanie Catron (David); sisters-in-law, Margaret Vernon and Judy Vernon; brother Phillip Vernon (Dean); grandchildren, Heather Foster (Kevin), Victoria Jenkins (Bradley), John Catron (Amilie) and Elizabeth Smith (Cody); and great-grandchildren, Nathan Jenkins, Ashton Jenkins and Kaleb Foster.
The funeral will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 12 Noon at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Reverend Larry Cheek officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
The family request no flowers. Donations may be made to the SPCA, 132 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 or First Baptist Church of Collinsville, 3339 Virginia Avenue, Collinsville, Virginia 24078.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net