Vera D. Mays, 80, of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Services will be announced.
Vera was born on July 23,1932 in Cassville, Mo., the daughter of Elmer and Florence (Davis) Turner. She worked as a Social worker for the State of Arizona.
She graduated from high school and had attended college for a time. Vera enjoyed gardening, writing, playing Bingo and bird watching.
Those who survive include two sons, Jack Rodrock of Eureka Springs and Billy Rodrock of El Dorado; a daughter, Karen Ellis of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, Jeremy Rodrock, Cheri Ochsner, Jimmy Rodrock, Melinda Rodrock, Charles Whitfield, Joshua Rodrock and Ashley Bell, and Anthoney Ellis; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Don Turner of Cassville, Mo.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters and a son, Danny Rodrock.
Carlson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.carlsoncolonial.com.