Vernon J.W. Humphries, 23, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 31, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 22, 1985, at Newport, Ark., to Vernon Howard Humphries and Carol Bradford.
Survivors include: his wife, Laci Humphries and son, Hadyn Josiah Humphries both of Batesville; his father and step-mother, Vernon and Van Humphries of Batesville; his mother, Carol Bradford of Batesville; paternal grandmother, Marie Humphries of Memphis; maternal grandparents, Odie and Dwan Bradford of Ethridge, Tenn.; one brother, Adrian M. Humphries of Batesville; one sister, Mandy Marie Humphries of Memphis; one uncle; two aunts; three great-uncles; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his paternal grandfather, Vernon Howard Humphries Jr.; an uncle, Steve Bradford; and cousin, Jonathan Howard Ogren.
Funeral services were held Feb. 6 at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Larry Sellers officiating. Burial followed in the Cave City Cemetery located at Cave City with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Donnie Hightower, Jeremiah Miller, Jonathan Bunch, Robbie Lyons, Danny Crouch and Adrian Humphries.