Salley – Ms. Vertie Lee Yon Salley, 102, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Ms. Vertie Lee was the widow of Dallieuce Eugene Salley, Jr. and the daughter of the late Martin Jackson Yon and Annie Geneva Hallman Yon. She is the mother of Carl E. (Mary) Salley, the grandmother of Todd (Angie) Salley, and great grandmother of Elizabeth Salley (Keith) Millender and Tyler Eugene Salley. Ms. Vertie Lee has many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Mary Gail Salley, sisters, Maxine Barley, Shirley Bailey, and Evona Yon.
Ms. Vertie Lee graduated Salley High School as Valedictorian and attended Breaner College on a full basketball scholarship. She was a faithful member of Salley Baptist Church where she taught Bible School for 50 years and served on the WMU as well as other areas of church service. Ms. Vertie Lee worked in the Salley Post Office for 38 years, retiring in 1975 as Post Master.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday in the chapel of Blizzard Funeral Home and Cremation Services. A Service to Celebrate Ms. Vertie Lee’s life will be held Wednesday at 10 am at Salley Baptist Church with the Revs. Phillip Proveaux and Henry Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the Salley Oakview Cemetery.
The family asks that memorials be made to Salley Baptist Church at P. O. Box 442, Salley, SC 29137 or The Henhouse Ministry at P. O. Box 203, Swansea, SC 29160.
Salley Baptist Church
P. O. Box 442, Salley SC 29137
P. O. Box 203, Swansea SC 29160