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Patricia Clark Vernon

December 1, 1940 — December 17, 2023

Abbeville, SC

Patricia Clark Vernon

Patricia ‘Pat’ Clark Vernon, 83, of Columbia, SC, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 17, 2023, at the Lexington Medical Center.  Born in Anderson, SC, December 1, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Cecil H. Clark and Theresa Ruth Derrick Clark.  Pat was a resident of The Heritage at Lowman in Chapin, SC.


A 1958 graduate of Girls High School in Anderson, SC, Pat retired from Loom Craft in Belton, SC after many dedicated years of services.  Formerly of Abbeville, SC, she was a member of the Abbeville Pentecostal Holiness church.


In addition to her husband of 33 years, Thomas ‘Tom’ Vernon and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Keith White and a brother, Marion E. Clark.


Pat is survived by her son, William Kelly White of New Braunfels, TX; daughter, Tricia Lynn Palmer (Lyle) of Louisville, KY; sister, Donna Atkins Jervey (Frank) of Columbia, SC; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


A celebration of Pat’s life will be 2:00PM, Saturday, January 20, 2024, in Harris Funeral Home, Abbeville Chapel.


In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions in memory of Pat be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Vernon family.

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Saturday, January 20, 2024

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