Bernice M. Howard

July 4, 1933 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Bernice M. Howard , a resident of Grove Hill, made her earthly transition on Saturday , Sept 2, 2023, while at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital in Grove Hill. She was born on July 4, 1933 to Carrie Fenner Howard and Percy Howard.


Early in life she joined Cedar Fork Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Credell Bolden Sr. , was baptized and served as a faithful member until her health began to fail. Bernice remained faithful in her obligations to the church until her passing. A God fearing woman, she loved everyone she met.


She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and great - great grandmother. She retired from Thomasville Mental Health Center, following many years of dedicated service.


Preceding her in death was her longtime companion of 41 years , Jessie Lee Powell; daughter, Brenda Howard, granddaughter, Dorothy Howard, sister, Mary Robinson, and brothers, Percy , Hershey, and Simon Howard, son-in- law, Ernest W. Baxter Jr.


Bernice's memories will be forever cherished by her three sons, Jerry Evans of Grove Hill, Billy ( Jac Quelin) Howard of Copper Cove , TX, and Kimble (Betty ) Howard of Thomasville, four daughters, Mary Baxter of Mobile, Terris Page of Prichard, Delois Hill of Los Angles, CA, and Katie (James) Jones of Jackson, with a host of grandchildren, great- grandchildren, great - great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends too numerous to name , six special friends, Gladys Mc Bride, Mary Malone, Gussie Rodgers, Mary Jane Ward, Lelia Patterson and Deacon Mack ( Cynthia ) Wright Sr.

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Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Cedar Fork Baptist Church

Suggsville, Alabama


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