Vernell Porter

STAR CITY — Mrs. Vernell Roydell Staton Porter, 77 of Star City, died Tuesday. She was born June 11, 1935 in Star City to the late Joe and Dellie Dorsett Drake.

Survivors: four sons; Samson Ray Staton, Charlie Staton, Donald Staton and Troy Staton, three daughters; Sharon Donaghe, Marilyn Staton and Becky Staton, one sister; Gloria Jean Drake, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral Services are 2 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City. Burial at Shady Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at