Verna Ann Young Major
Alpha: January 11, 1947 Omega: May 22, 2023
38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities,
nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God,
which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Verna Ann Young Major departed this life on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 8:14 pm at St. Charles Parish Hospital. Verna was born on January 11, 1947, to the union of the late Earl Young Sr. and the late Elizabeth Burgens Young.
Verna was baptized at a young age at Antioch Baptist Church of Des Allemands, Louisiana by the late Rev. J.S. Meritt. She served for many years at Antioch as a member of the Sr. Choir, leadership team of the Jr. Choir, and Later became an Usher. Verna's current membership in the body of Christ was at Bell B.C. under the Leadership of Rev. Rodney Johnson Sr. She truly Loved her Bell B.C. family and Pastor Johnson and from the very first day of joining felt Loved and welcomed.
Verna was joined in holy matrimony to her Loving and dedicated husband Lawrence Major Sr. for 58 years. From this union four children were born, Troy L. Major (Giovanna), the Late Terrance L. "Terry" Major, Bridget M. Major, and Bryce L. Major (Lyn). Two stepsons Lawrence Major Jr. and the Late Gregory "Greg" Major who she Loved as her very own.
Verna was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, God mother, homemaker and most of all a child of God. For many years she did domestic work outside of the home as she reared her children and provided a Loving home for her family. She was known to many for the cakes she would bake on Sundays and for having the house that all the children in the neighborhood would to come too. She was truly a blessing to everyone around her. Verna was also a former Worthy Marton of Victory Chapter #23 Order of Eastern Stars, Raceland, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Young Sr. and her mother Elizabeth Burgens Young; Son Terrance L. 'Terry" Major and Stepson Gregory "Greg" Major; Two sisters Rose Lee Young and Vera Thomas; Two brothers Earl Young Jr. and Donald Young.
Those left to cherish her precious memories are her devoted husband Lawrence Major Sr., her loving children Troy (Giovanna), Bridget, Bryce (Lyn) and Stepson Lawrence Major Jr., brother Jousha Young, God children Derrick Myles, Tanisha Howard, and Swanica Theriot, along with a host of grand and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, Pastors, Officers and Members of Historic Bell Baptist Church and all neighboring churches are invited to a Celebration of Life at 11:00am on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Historic Bell Baptist Church, 300 Hackberry Street, Luling, LA 70070. Rev. Rodney Johnson, Pastor-Officiant. Visitation 9:00am until time of service at the abovenamed church. Interment Bell Baptist Church Cemetery, Luling, LA. Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, Laplace, LA 70068. 985-359-1919. “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission”.