Vernell Jamison Lloyd was born to John and Alma Tucker Jamison on November 15, 1927 in Branchville, SC both parents predeceased her. The family was part of the Great Northern Migration to New York.
Vernell and Goveneur Patterson (deceased) was united in marriage April 12, 1948 to this union a loving and wonderful son was born Leonard (deceased).
Vernell and James Lloyd (deceased) were united in marriage on September 2, 1979. His unselfish love for her was boundless and unconditional.
Vernell retired from the Harris County Hospital District (Jefferson Davis Hospital as Assistant Director of Nurses and Grant Director for the Federal Healthcare Program for the Homeless).
Vernell confessed Christ as her Personal Savior at the age of 12 and lived a Fruitful Christian life. She remained connected and involved in the church. She loved hymns; she would sing along every chance she got as she was expressing her faith. She spent a lifetime caring for those who was unable to care for themselves.
In November 2019, Vernell moved to Florence, SC to be with her beloved niece LaDonna B. Pipkins. Vernell joined and fellowshipped virtually with Greater Gethsemane Apostolic Church under the leadership of Bishop Kenneth Swaringer.
In the wee hours on Good Friday morning, April 15, 2022, Vernell responded to the call of the Master and took her flight to her eternal home. She was a virtuous woman who will be sorrowfully missed by her family, extended family, and multitude of friends.
She has fought a good fight; she has kept the faith. God will wipe all tears away and there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying, nor pain. All of that has gone forever.
She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted grand niece and nephew LaDonna B. and Alexis D. Pipkins, Sr of the home; great grandnephews, Alexis D. Pipkins, Jr of Columbia, SC, Thomas L. Pipkins of the home; great grandnieces, Brooke A. Pipkins and A’ Mari S. Pipkins of the home; four generations of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of extended family and friends around the country.
Please keep the family of Vernell Jamison Lloyd in your thoughts and prayers.