Vernita Council-Howard was born on August 29, 1977 to Willie and Ernell May. She is married and have two daughters Tykia and Lataejah , one GodDaughter Mariah , and three grandson whom I admire dearly Jordan, Jaiden,& Jacion & two grandaughters Royalty & Khyleigh . I have a son Christopher Ray Jones Jr. who life was ended because of the abuse.
She have always had a love for people all her life but just couldn't figure out what her call and purpose in life was. She prepared individual and business taxes for over 20 years and realized that was not her niche. After learning that was not her niche, she entered into group home and residential services serving individuals disabilities and mental health disorders. She learned so many people needed assistance having their voice heard; and her passion was for serving others and being that voice. Vernita’s innate curiosity and love for advocacy, she discovered that her passion for service and non-profit work, through roles that served mental health, rescuing survivors, fighting hunger, domestic violence awareness and providing expert testimony to bring children and adults to safety when going through domestic abuse.
She graduated in June 1995 from JH Rose High School. In 2007 she received my Associates Degree in Computer Information Systems Minor Business Management, Bachelor of Science.
May 30 1998 she accepted Christ as her Lord and savior and was baptized at Anderson Chapel MBC. March 18, 2018 she accepted her calling into the Gospel Ministry and became a Minister under the leadership of Pastor M.E. Lewis.
Vernita’s motto: “My Life is My Story I am here to tell it and be a voice for the voiceless.” She said she has learned it's hard to love anyoneuntil you learn to love yourself first. She is blessed that she can tell her story instead of my story being told on Lifetime, ID and my family reliving the events. In 2018 most of my poetry was published and can be found on Cosmo funnel. In 2019 I became an Author of Pained 2 Powerful, A Queens Journal, & A Kings Handbook and all three can be purchased on Amazon and on our page. . In her spare time, Vernita enjoys serving spending time with family & friends, event planning, traveling, shopping, writing peotry and thoughts, but most of all Preaching and Teaching the Word of God!