Vernice Virginia (Tomlinson) Irish May 17, 1914 ~ November 15, 2019 (age 105) Obituary Vernice V. Irish, lately of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, died November 15, 2019, at the age of 105. She was a long-time high school teacher of typing, shorthand, bookkeeping, and business practices in Brownsburg and Franklin, Indiana, and other Indiana schools. After her retirement, she lived for years in Pendleton, Oregon, where she was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church. She later moved to West Frankfort, Illinois, where she enjoyed a warm welcome and good friends at the Trinity United Methodist church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon H. Irish, and daughter, Judith Irish Anderson. She is survived by her daughter, Peri Irish Switzer, her son, Bruce D. Irish, her daughter-in-law, Ellen Irish, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. She has requested that no public service be held. Obituary from Hughey Funeral Home website.