Verna Joan Stringer “Joni”, age 62 of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at her home.

Verna was born October 1, 1956 in Somerset to Sue Bogle Stringer and the late Vern B. Stringer.

“Joni” was a L.P.N nurse and a big UK Wildcats fan. She loved music and loved her family but most of all she loved and enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter. She was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her father; her sister, Cindy Stone; and her brother Terry Lynn Stringer.

She is survived by her sons, Kevin Russell (Patricia) of Science Hill and  Kendrick Russell “Ricky” of Los Angeles, California; her mother, Sue Stringer of Somerset; one sister, Pamela Baker of Somerset and her granddaughter, Gracie Russell of Science Hill. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews whom she loved very much.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Verna Joan Stringer “Joni”.