AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Beverly Manor. Mrs. Rosa L. Vernon of 1600 Anthony Road, wife of the late Rev. B.I. Vernon. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are three daughters, Daphney James, Augusta, Bobbie Polk, South Orange, N.J., and Valeria Coleman, Austell, Ga.; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph Samuels Jr., Augusta, Edward Samuels, Long Beach, Calif.; four sisters, Bernice Dykes, Annie Harris, Augusta, Ethel Johnson, Tempie, Ariz., and Juliette Farley, San Diego, Calif.; other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.