Vernus Lytle (93) of Brownstown


Published on November 20 2020 10:29 am

Vernus C. Lytle, 93 of Brownstown, died at 4:10 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Griffith Cemetery in Brownstown with Rev. Olen Evans officiating. Gieseking Funeral Home in Brownstown is assisting the family with arrangements.

Vernus Chatham Lytle was born on July 26, 1927, in Shobonier, IL to Delman and Elsie (Ellington) Chatham. She married William Francis Lytle on October 18, 1946, and he preceded her in death on July 15, 2004. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brownstown. In addition to being a homemaker, she owned and operated a resale shop and several rental properties.

She is survived by her daughters, Zandra Sidwell of St. Elmo and Amanda (Brian) Bannister of Altamont; daughter-in-law, Yoshi Rowlinson of Chicago; grandchildren, Darrel ‘Pokey’ (Michelle) Sidwell, II of Cibolo, TX, William (Gina) Lytle III of Brownstown, and Janice Galbavy of Chicago; great-grandchildren, William Lytle, IV of Texas, Cordelia Lytle of Brownstown, Justin Galbavy of Chicago, great-great-grandchildren, Calvin and Lyndon Bannister of Altamont. Vernus was preceded in death by her parents, sons, William Lytle II and Warren Rowlinson; granddaughters, Brandi Kay Lytle and Lynn Ann Wright; siblings, Katie Curran, Nadia Ritter, Ruby Sneed, Louie Chatham, Leonard Chatham, Edgar Chatham, Chandler Chatham, Berthel Chatham, and Ernest Chatham.

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