Services Announced for Recent JSU Graduate
Laurie Alexis Vezertzis
Reprinted here in its entirety.
Laurie Alexis Vezertzis, 26, beloved
daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece and cousin, passed away peacefully
on Dec. 18, 2007. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, December 21 at the Episcopal
Church of the Resurrection in Rainbow City. Father Pat Wingo and Father David
Hall will officiate. Visitation will be held in the Parish Hall of the Episcopal
Church of the Resurrection from 6 to 8 tonight.
Laurie was preceded in
death by her grandparents, Terry Simpson Sr. and Vasillious
She is survived by her parents, Karon and Nick Vezertzis;
sister, Amy (Mark) Vandewater; nephew, Mark Vandewater; niece, Katie Vandewater;
grandparent, Syble Dooley (Ken); aunts and uncles, Kelly and Michael Underwood,
Terry and Tonja Simpson, Pat and Billie Vezertzis, Phillip Vezertzis, Rick and
Aspasia Ramey, Carolyn and Dennis Langley and Billy Vezertzis; numerous special
cousins; special friends, Robert Hunter, Marcie Leonard and Martha Green; and
her precious dog, Lexie.
Laurie grew up in the Episcopal Church of the
Resurrection where she was an Acolyte and nursery sitter at church. She
graduated from Gadsden High School in 1999. She was elected to the Alabama
All-Star Softball Team and was student athlete her senior year. Laurie attended
the University of Alabama and recently graduated from Jacksonville State
University with a B.S. in social work. She was recently inducted into Phi Alpha
Laurie's love of family, her love of children and her
nurturing demeanor will be just a few of her many attributes that will be sorely
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Episcopal Church
of the Resurrection, 113 Brown Ave., Rainbow City, AL 35906.
Published in The Gadsden Times on 12/20/2007.
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