Veronica Leigh Vernon Death, Obituary – “Suzie” Veronica Leigh Vernon Harris was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on November 24, 1973. Her mother, Nellie Vernon, and her late father, Paul S. Vernon, were her parents. She received her education in the public schools of Spartanburg County and earned her diploma from Spartanburg High School in 1993. She decided to extend her studies and eventually earned an associate’s degree in the culinary arts. She was the proprietor and chief executive officer of a catering company known as Rose of Sharon.
Veronica had her own in-house daycare for many years, during which time she looked after a large number of children. She was very young when she became a member of Greater Bible Way Tabernacle Miracle Temple. Veronica’s heart was overflowing with love, and she was eager to spread that love to everyone she came in contact with. She was known for her outspokenness and had a disposition that was warm but authoritative.
Veronica was also well-known for her ability to act on the spur of the moment. Her name in Kemet was Sharifa, which means lion, and she exemplified all of the courageous qualities that are associated with that name. Veronica’s grandmothers Drucilla Vernon and Rosa Canty, her nephew Markeith Tracy-Vernon, her aunt Bessie Philson, her father-in-law George Harris, and her uncle Lawyer Scott all passed away before her, and she was also predeceased by her father.
She leaves to cherish her fond and loving memories her loving husband, Brian Harris of the home; her mother, Nellie Vernon of Inman, South Carolina; her sister, Tracie Browning of Inman, South Carolina; her brothers, Anthony (Shaaron) Vernon of Spartanburg, South Carolina and Marion Vernon of Duncan, South Carolina; her beloved godchildren, Keshana Briggs, Amaya Mingo, and Shania Davis; her cat, Keanu; her best friends, Anita
She passed away without any discomfort or suffering at the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home on the evening of Saturday, June 3, 2023. Her fearless and unconditional love will undoubtedly be missed.