Vermelle Butler, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 26.
Butler was born in Eastover, South Carolina on June 1, 1928.
She is survived by her daughters, Lorelle Coleman, Genita and Clemence Butler; aunt, Sarah Boyd; cousins, Annie Carter and Sanders Aye; niece, Clarice Flynn; nephew, Herbert Jenkins; stepsisters, Leatha Blount and Ann McMillian; and many other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Visitation and services were held at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Resurrection in St. Albans. Interment was at Calverton Cemetery in Calverton, New York.