Vernice Credell, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 19.
Credell was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 25, 1943. She worked for Verizon Phone Company and lived in Rockaway for 15 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Credell; parents, Willis and Amelia Plummer; sisters, Veronica Plummer and Gertrude Jones; brothers, Dennis Plummer, Willis Plummer and Herton Plummer .
She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Plummer; best friend, Alicia Davis; children, Evette Alize, Elva Credell, Alexander Credell and Orphews Credell; stepson, Jacob Credell; grandchildren, Natalee Credell, Thomas Credell, Rasheen Alize, Waron Alize, Danielle Alize, Sencere Credell, Keyshawn Whitick, and Kayshawn Whitick; greatgrandchildren, Rasheen Pastor, Nasir and Serenity Macken; daughters-inlaw, Ivy Whitick and Leslie Credell; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members, neighbors and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.