A graveside service for Vera Mae Westmoreland, 98, of Canton, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Haven of Memories Memorial Park with Devan and David Westmoreland officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.
Mrs. Westmoreland passed away July 15, 2020, in Athens. She was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Canton to Claude Chester and Siddie Black Roberson.
Vera and her husband, Athol, raised their family and lived in Dallas for many years. They retired to Canton in 1977. She loved to cook and work in her flower garden. Vera was a very loving and giving person, and always classy in her appearance. She was a faithful member of the Canton Church of Christ and the Red Hat Club. Vera also volunteered at the local nursing homes for many years.
Mrs. Westmoreland is preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Siddie Roberson; husband, Athol Westmoreland; granddaughter, Renee Nichols; great-great-granddaughter, Chloe Grace; and a brother, Olen Roberson.
Vera is survived by her two sons Danny and Robin Westmoreland of Canton, and Terry and Tammy Westmoreland of Athens; daughter, Pat Callaway of Canton; seven grandchildren David and Christy Westmoreland, Tamatha and Todd Jordan, Billy and Deann Scroggins, Kristen and Stanton Reaves, Trent and Amber Westmoreland, Tad and Jessica Westmoreland, and Mark Sampson; 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.