Charles “Vern” Petty

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Charles “Vern” Petty, 95, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home.

He was born March 29, 1924, in Cassville, the son of Isaac Robert Petty, Sr. and Elsie Sylvania (Brock) Petty. On Dec. 31, 1950, in Monett, he was united in marriage to Lois Shore, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Sue Hudson and her husband Tim and Janice Love and her husband Steve all of Cassville; one half-sister, Maxine (Petty) Broan of Fairport, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren: and five great-great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; step-mother, Vena (Bickford) Petty Munday; two brothers, William Everett “Buster” Petty and Joy Romulus Petty; six sisters, Nemo Velma (Petty) Davis Blades, Inice Rubena Petty, Gladys Luvena (Petty) Couch, Ivory Neoma Petty, Helen Violet (Petty) Hurst and Audrey Lucille (Petty) Eakins; a half-brother, Isaac Robert Petty Jr. and an infant half-sister, Betty Jean Petty.

He was a life-long resident of Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School in 1942. For several years he owned and operated a tree service and for thirty years he was employed at Contel Telephone Company. He was a member of Mill Street Church of Christ in Cassville.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Ken West will conduct the services. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.

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