Former Vernon resident Jamie Lee McCardell, 32, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 in Harlingen. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 at Faith United Methodist Church with Rev. Hilda Cavazos officiating.
McCardell was born May 8, 1983 in Altus, Okla. She was the daughter of Mary Chaves Contreras of San Perlita and the late Greg McCardell. She attended Northside High School and graduated from San Perlita High School. She had lived most of her life in Vernon. She worked for McDonald’s and as a newspaper carrier for the Vernon Daily Record.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Mary and Pete Contreras of San Perlita; a sister, Melanie Delgado of San Perlita; a brother, Emitt McCardell of San Antonio; her grandmothers, Aldislada Chaaves and Evelyn McCardell, both of Vernon; two nephews and several cousins.