Bernice Whitehead

September 1, 1925 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 95)


Mrs. Bernice Whitehead  age ninety-five (95) entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 14, 2020 at her resident in McRae, Georgia.

 Mrs. Bernice was born September 1, 1925 in Telfair County to the late Rubin McCrary and Carrie B. Darden McCray.

Mrs. Bernice joined New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church at a very early age and served faithfully as an usher for several years until her health failed. She was also a member of Christian Pilgrim Lodge Morning Star Lodge #11.

Mrs. Bernice is preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Lue Ellen Ward, Lorea Jordan and Willie Mae Smith; One great niece, Denetra Drew-Campbell; Three great nephews, Avery Gary, Tyrone Gary and Terry Chatman.


She leaves to cherish her loving memories two (2) nieces, Linda Addison and Denise Addison , both of McRae, Ga.; Three (3) nephews:  Anthony Carter, Timothy Gary and Leonard Addison; Four (4) great nieces: Tomika Stephens, Barbara Addison, Niya Addison and Brittany Crews; Four (4) great nephews: Dennis Williams, John Williams, Leonard Addison, Jr. and Leonard Williams; A host of nieces, nephews, and friends but especially her three (3) special devoted friends, known as  “The Golden Girls:”  Bessie Dobson, Effie Coney and Brenda Wooten. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

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September 25, 2020

Time: TBD to 6:00 PM
Howard Mortuary (Helena, Ga)

Funeral Service
September 26, 2020

1:00 PM
Graham Cemetery
Hwy 441
Jacksonville, GA 31544

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