Gail Hansen Vernon
Gail Hansen Vernon, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2022, while surrounded by her Family.
Gail was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Deon in October 2001, two of their sons, Craig Lawrence and Bradley Deon, as well as her two sisters and seven brothers.
Gail was born on December 18, 1937. She was the 8th of 10 children born to Franklin Earl and Elva Carter Hansen.
As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Gail and her husband Lawrence were married on October 20, 1954, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. They enjoyed 47 years of marriage before Lawrence’s death in October 2001.
They were the proud parents of a daughter and 3 sons.
Originally from Utah, Gail and Lawrence moved to Maryland in 1960 where they raised their children and welcomed grandchildren. They moved to Henderson, NV in 1996. Gail enjoyed her time as a 26-year resident of Henderson.
Throughout her life, Gail cherished spending time with those she loved. She enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with her family and lifelong friends. Gail also loved crafting, cooking, antiquing, and collecting Beanie Babies and decorative cookie jars.
She was employed by Giant Food in Maryland for 25 years and worked at the Fiesta Hotel and Casino for a short period of time after she relocated to Henderson, NV.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Marie Summerville of California, MD; her son Corey William Vernon of Henderson, NV; her Daughter-in-law, Carol Vernon (Craig) of Providence, KY; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; a great-great grandson; a sister-in-law and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, August 15th, 2022, at La Palomas Funeral Home located at 5450 Stephanie St, Las Vegas, NV 89122. Visitation is from 9:00 – 10:00 with the service beginning at 10:00 am. Burial will take place at 12 noon at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, located at 1900 Veterans Memorial Dr, Boulder City, NV 89005