Vernon (Cliff) Little, 76, Salem, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at 8:19 a.m. at his home.
Born Oct. 14, 1933, in Livingston, Tenn., he was the son of the late Vernon and Lois Penlan Little.
He was retired after 35 years as chief of communications for Associated Press and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, the former Emma Keibler; five sons, William, Robert, David, Larry and James Little; a daughter, Jeannine Ryan; a brother, John C. Little; two sisters, Joan Estes and Janette Moore; nine grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, Oct. 11, at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Conway Cemetery.