Vernie Mae Shine was born to the late Albert and Minnie Ola Shine Linnear on August 10, 1930, in Claiborne Parish. She united with Mayflower Baptist Church at an early age and served faithfully until her health failed. She served on the mission board and sang in the choir.
She departed this earthly life Friday, August 16. Her parents, 11 sisters, three brothers, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild proceeded her in death.