Verna Mae Rogers Stemple w 78, widow of Charles Alden Stemple, of Wood Street, Wilmore, Ky., died June 24, 2012 after a lengthy illness.

She was the daughter of the late Vern E. and Lila Alberta Ross Rogers.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Rogers.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Betts & West Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Michael C. Voigts officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday. Burial will take place in Cross Roads Cemetery in Tacy, W.Va. on July 7, 2012. Online guestbook at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.