A funeral service celebrating the life of Emily Stevenson Vereen, 88, of Camden, will be held at 11:00 a.m, Monday, February 25, 2013 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden. Rev. John Hallman will officiate. Family will receive friends following the service in Westminster Hall. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Emily’s memory to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Emily Stevenson Vereen, widow of Edward William Vereen, died Friday, February 22, 2013. She was born in Camden, SC, the daughter of the late Ralph Erskine and Emily Wright Stevenson.
Emily is survived by her daughters, Emily Finley (Lanny) of Camden and Helen Ward of Charleston; son, Edward William Vereen Jr. (Tara) of Lawrence, KA; grandchildren, Jason N. Finley (Mary Catherine), Justin L. Finley, Liz Pierce (Rick), Andrew W. Vereen, and James E. Vereen; brother, John L. Stevenson (Susan) of Camden.
Besides her husband and parents, Emily was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Stevenson, Jr., and sister, Lena S. Woodcock.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Vereen family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.