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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
1:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Hester, Whitted & Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
2:00 PM
Greater Cleggs Chapel Community
Missionary Baptist Church
Family Present 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
2601 Surl Mount Tirzah Road
Surl, North Carolina 27583
Phone: (336) 364-8207

Reverend George Harris, Eulogist
Reverend Louis Cash, Pastor


Greater Cleggs Chapel Community
Missionary Baptist Church
 Surl, North Carolina

Mr. Vernon Emmitte Torian

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Bumpers, Minnie W
Chavis, Robert A
Cousin, Carl M
Davis, Arthur
Dickens, Arenthia
Harris, Sr., Harold
Holloway, Bobby
Jones, Shirley
Jordan, Sr., Clipper
Love, Sandra D
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​Mr. Vernon Emmitte Torian, age 76, departed this life on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Durham VA Medical Center, in Durham, North Carolina. He was born in Person County and was a Veteran of the United States Army.

Mr. Vernon Emmitte Torian was preceded in death by his mother Vennie Torian. He is survived by his wife Shelvy Jean Ramsey Torian; two daughters Carol Torian and Stacy Torian both of Raleigh, North Carolina; one son Jason Emmitte Torian (wife Theresa) of Roxboro, North Carolina; two sisters-in-law Dorothy Ramsey of Durham, North Carolina and Annie Gray Fields of Kittrell, North Carolina; four grandchildren Nolan Torian, Cole Torian, Isla Torian and Ryan Mays; and many loving relatives and friends.

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The family of the late
Mr. Vernon Emmitte Torian
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.