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Welcome to the memorial page for

Vernell James Rensberry

December 16, 1923 ~ January 2, 2018 (age 94)

Vernell James Rensberry, 94, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center.

Vernell was born on December 16, 1923 in Alpena to the late Voyle and Pearl (Dent) Rensberry and married Audrie Cochrane on October 27, 1945.  Vernell retired from Abitibi in 1988 following 29 years of perfect attendance.  He was a member of Huron Shores Fellowship.

Surviving are his wife, Audrie; 4 children, Judy and Gilbert LaCross, Rev. Duane and Linda Rensberry, David and Sharon Rensberry, Jill Odem; 9 grandchildren, Curtiss and Gena LaCross, Bradley and Jeanine LaCross, Aaron and Tina LaCross, Dr. Matthew and Erica Rensberry, Marcus and Meredith Rensberry, Dana and Ron Forman, Doug (Meghann Talaski) Rensberry, Jenna Odem, Colton Odem; 12 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren.

Mr. Rensberry was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Manley.

Mr. Rensberry is at the Bannan Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and will continue on Friday at Huron Shores Fellowship from 1 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jack Williams and Rev. Duane Rensberry officiating.

Interment: King Settlement Cemetery

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Huron Shores Fellowship or Nicaragua Christian Education Foundation (NiCE Foundation) 1405 Walnut St., Highland, IL  62249


Charitable donations may be made to:

Huron Shores Fellowship
3558 M-32, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-0047

Nicaragua Christian Education Foundation
1405 Walnut St., Highland IL 62249
Web: https://nicefoundation.reachapp.co/



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2018

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Huron Shores Fellowship Church
3558 M-32 West
Alpena, MI 49707

Funeral Service
Friday
January 5, 2018

2:00 PM
Huron Shores Fellowship Church
3558 M-32 West
Alpena, MI 49707