Verna Kay Empey, 89, of Yuba City, California, passed away peacefully, in Yuba City, on September 7, 2023, after a short illness. Kay was born on January 19, 1934, in Logan, Utah. She went to South Cache High School and attended Utah State University. Throughout the years, she worked in various retail stores, as well as an office assistant. She raised a beautiful family and was a beloved grandmother. Kay is preceded in death by her parents, Keith and Alta Mathews; her husband, Alfred; and a son, Danny. She is survived by her children, Lynn (Scott) Brown, Jay (Vicki) Empey, Lisa (Wes) Hall, Allison (Ron) Kelly, Ty (Nancy) Empey; 18 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, at 1:00 pm at the Sutter Cemetery.