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Date published: 1/12/2013

Verna Comfort

Verna Mae Poindexter Comfort, 84, of Mineral died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Louisa Health Care Center in Louisa.

Born July 20, 1928, in Edwight, W.Va., she was a daughter of the Alexander Poindexter and Susie Scott Poindexter. She was the widow of Wilson P. Comfort Sr.

She was predeceased by her parents; daughter Ruth Anna Gray; brothers Joseph, Harry, Roosevelt, Calvin and Herbert Lee Poindexter; and sisters Florean Anderson and Marion Poindexter.

Verna was a graduate of Louisa Training School. She was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Wilson Jr. (Rosalyn) of Raleigh, N.C., and James (Sandra) and Maurice Comfort, all of Mineral; daughter Shirley Moore of Baltimore; brother James Poindexter of Mineral; and sister Ruth A. Nelson (Lee) of Baltimore.

A funeral will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 14, at St. John Baptist Church, 5482 Zachary Taylor Highway, Mineral, Va. 23117.

Interment will be in the Poindexter family cemetery.

Thomasson Watson Funeral Service, Louisa, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at ddwatson mortician.com.