SMITH, Verna Lee Mason, age 96, of Lynchburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at Vanderbilt-Wilson Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born in Franklin County on May 28, 1926, to the late Clarence and Lota (Lawson) Mason. A devoted homemaker, Verna Lee was a loving wife, mother and Mema. When she was able, she enjoyed working in the yard and taking care of her fur babies. She was a dedicated member of the Lynchburg Main Street Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Smith; sister, Dena Grammer; brother, Cecil Mason; and son-in-law, Gilbert Cashion. Verna Lee is survived by her loving daughter, Sandra Cashion of Lynchburg; grandson, Edward (Amy) Cashion of Lynchburg; great-grandchildren, Andrew Cashion of Lynchburg, Laney (Austin) Brinkley of Lynchburg, and Aubrey Cashion of Lynchburg; great-great-grandson, Jaxton Brinkley of Lynchburg; and sister, Martha (Bob) Merritt of Winchester. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, from 5-8 p.m. at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 181 Majors Boulevard, Lynchburg, TN 37352, www.jenningsmoorecortner.com.