Longtime community volunteer dies

Greenville – Funeral services for one of the area's most active community volunteers, Vernell Baysinger, are scheduled Saturday at Greenville's Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Baysinger died Monday.

She was known for having won every volunteer of the year award offered by the various service agencies in the City of Greenville, including Greenville's Worthy Citizen for 2000.

Baysinger was well known for her devotion to the Greenville ISD, was a life member of the local, state and national PTAs and served as a Godmother for Greenville High School.

She also actively volunteered for DrugFree Greenville, the Chamber of Commerce, CLEAN Greenville and the Salvation Army.