November 17, 2023


Dr. Vernon Causey

November 21, 1952 - October 29, 2023

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our wonderful brother, uncle and educator Dr. Vernon Causey. 

Vernon Causey was born on November 21, 1952 to the late Willie J and Rubie Dean Causey in Franklinton, LA. After graduating from high school Dr. Causey went on to study education at Southern University where he received his Bachelors of Education. He received a Doctorate in Education from Washington State University. He was the first person in the Causey family to receive a bachelors, masters, and doctorate degree. He inspired others in the family to reach their full potential through higher education.

He worked as an educator for over 20 years in Seattle, Washington. He retired from teaching in 2013. He was an avid reader. He loved expanding his knowledge of literature, fiction, and nonfiction novels. His favorite quote was “My brain loves learning!” In the family group chat Vernon would have different vocabulary terms for the family so they all could gain an understanding of new words. He really loved learning daily! He also loved gardening and planting flowers. He made sure his parents' graves were beautiful for every season and holiday. Dr. Vernon Causey loved all things beautiful!

Vernon is survived by his siblings, Gary (Helen) Causey, Kennith (Donna Elzey) Causey, Odell Causey all of Franklinton, Gwendolyn Hart of Shreveport, LA and Deborah Robinson of Seattle, WA; a host of nieces and nephews, Madeline Causey of Tacoma, WA, Stephanie Magee of Atlanta, GA, Yolanda (Quentin) Brumfield, Tra’Dell Causey, Alanzia Causey, Reginald (Connie) Causey, Tevin  (Gadreona) all of Franklinton, LA, Talisha Causey of Hammond, LA, Tamekio Causey of Mandeville, LA, LaTonya (Marcus) Barnes of Marrero, LA, Sheldon Hart, Chris (Tracy) Hart, Lashinda Hart, Shenika Thompson, Lawrenc (Charlene) Hart Jr., Michael Hart, Hilton Hart, Chad Hart, and Andre Hart all of Shreveport, LA; great nephews and nieces, Timothy Causey, TaMorris Causey, TaMiyah Causey all of Tacoma, Washington; his great-great nieces and nephews, Ahrialle Brumfield, Quade Brumfield both of Franklinton, LA, Kylan and Jaida Causey, and Tate Romece Causey all of Tacoma, WA. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie J. and Rubie Dean Causey, and his sister, Jeanette Causey Magee.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Crain and Sons Funeral Home from 10:00AM – 11:00AM.

Funeral service on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Crain and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment – Greater Hayes Cemetery. 

Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton are in charge of arrangements. 

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