Vernita Beatty was born Feb. 21, 1925, in the Madden Community east of Fryeburg (Hope), to John Lovic Stewart and Mattie McCoy Stewart.
She departed this life on August 29, 2013, at the age of 88, after a three-year battle with the effects of a stroke. Visitation will be Saturday, August 31, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Heflin Baptist Church. The service will be Sunday, September 1, at 3 p.m. at Heflin Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow at Madden Cemetery.Subscribe to Read!