Date of Birth: May 08, 1947
Date of Death: May 27, 2019
Valorie Ann McNerney, age 72, entered God's Kingdom Monday May 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Valorie was born May 8, 1947 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to Mabel V. (Saunders) Knowlton and Foster N. Knowlton. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sole brother, Elmer N. Knowlton (March 2010). Valorie is survived by 2 sons, Michael D. Trueblood (age 50) of Phoenix, Arizona and Eric M. McNerney (age 35) of Newark, Ohio, 5 grandchildren, Dominic (age 16), Kairi (age 11), Maria “Victoria” (age 7), Madeline (age 5), Malorie (age 3). Valorie retired from a 26 year career as a Civil Servant employee of the United States Air Force as a Computer Mainframe Operator & Programmer. She also operated a Battered Women's Shelter before transitioning to Foster Care which she did for more than 20 years. Valorie was an Ordained Pentecostal Minister and dedicated much of her life to doing the Lord's work wherever she found an opportunity. She assumed leadership roles in ministry, praise & worship, and performed Missionary work in Trinidad & Tobago. She served Him through several churches in Central Ohio before relocating to Arizona. She was a current member of Life Church at South Mountain.
Funeral Services will be held at Best Funeral Services 501 East Dunlap Avenue Phoenix, Arizona Saturday, June 1, 2019 Viewing: 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Service officiated by Pastor Gregg Pratt 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.