STAR CITY Mrs. Vernell Roydell Staton Porter, 77 of Star City, died Tuesday. She was born June 11, 1935 in Star City to the late Joe and Dellie Dorsett Drake.

STAR CITY Mrs. Vernell Roydell Staton Porter, 77 of Star City, died Tuesday. She was born June 11, 1935 in Star City to the late Joe and Dellie Dorsett Drake.

Survivors: four sons; Samson Ray Staton, Charlie Staton, Donald Staton and Troy Staton, three daughters; Sharon Donaghe, Marilyn Staton and Becky Staton, one sister; Gloria Jean Drake, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral Services are 2 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City. Burial at Shady Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at www.griffinfuneralservice.net.