Vercil Roberts Harrod

Vercil Roberts Harrod, 93, Mt. Zion, died Friday at Masonic Home, Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 25, 2 p.m., at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home. Rev. Vernon Carpenter will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

A native of Mt. Zion, she was the daughter of the late Walter Chinn and Gertrude Vaughn Roberts. She was a homemaker, mother, foster mother and grandmother who loved nothing more than being with her family and her church. She was a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church, where, earlier, she was with Ladies Aid. Animals, singing and daily devotions were important to her.

In addition to her parents, her husband Lawrence P. Harrod; son, Charles R. Harrod and foster daughter, Neva Hicks preceded her in death. 

Survivors include a son, Ronald L. Harrod (Betty), Frankfort; a daughter, Susan Neville (David), Cropper, Ky.; grandchildren, Raydeana Stockton (G.P.), Bill Harrod, Charles A. Harrod (Beverly), Kristy Woods (Keith), Randy Moore (Linda) and Donna Owens (Robert) and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bill Harrod, Charlie Harrod, Chase Harrod, Derrick Napier, Daryl Snook, David Neville and Raydeana Stockton.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Mt. Zion Church, 225 Mount Zion Rd., Frankfort, KY 40601; or Franklin Co. Humane Society 1041 Kentucky Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601.

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  • Condolences to all.  Vercil was a real fireball.