First Posted: 3/29/2009

MOUNT AIRY Mr. Oscar Carlos Vernon, 82, of Mount Airy passed away Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Vernon was born Nov. 29, 1926, in Surry County to the late Claude and Gennie Poore Vernon. He retired from Cross Creek. He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Kaye Vernon of the home; sisters and brothers-in-law, Latrice and Roy Hiatt, Claudia and Charles Browing, Labenia Benfield and Jewel and Charles Hutchens all of Mount Airy; a brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Edith Vernon of Mount Airy; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Vernon was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Quesinberry Vernon; and a sister, Juanita Miller. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by Bobby Sylvia and Steve Marshall with burial to follow in Oakdale Cemetery with military honors conducted by VFW memorial honor guard Mount Airy Post 2019 and Pilot Mountain Post 9436. The family will receive friends Monday evening at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy from 7 to 9 p.m. Online condolences may be made to

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