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Bernice Wilcox

Bernice Wilcox

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Obituary

Mother Bernice Wilcox, 94, of Ludowici, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at her home with her loving son. She was born on November 17, 1925, to the late John Furr, Sr. and Josephine Blake in Jasper, SC. Bernice was educated in the Long County School System and worked at the Long County Board of Education as a dietician for many years. Bernice served as the Church Mother of America Come Back To God, under the leadership of Pastor Ulysis Furr. Mother Wilcox loved singing and worshiping the Lord, as well as, spending time with her family. She was a loving and kind soul that will certainly be missed by those that knew her.

Bernice was preceded in death by both parents, John and Josephine Furr, her husband, John Frank Wilcox, Jr.; her daughter, Judy Elaine Wilcox; her brothers, Arthur, Wallace, Herbert, Eugene, John, Jr. and her sisters, Ruby White and Julia Mae Upchurch.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her only son, Curtis Wilcox, Ludowici, Ga.; her sister, Ella Mae (Willie) McClane, Brooklyn, NY; a brother, Ulysis Furr, Brooklyn, NY; her grandchildren, Von Wilcox, Hollywood, Fl., Christopher Wilcox, Wilmington, Delaware and Ashonte Wilcox, Brooklyn, NY; (5) grandchildren; (4) great grandchildren; her sisters in-law, Linda, Geraldine and Shirley Furr; two very close nieces, Margaret Baker, Detroit, MI and Julia Mae Roberson, Midway, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Royal Funeral Home Chapel, 247 W. Pine St., Jesup, Ga. 31545 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

A graveside will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Franklin Street, Ludowici, Ga. 31316

* Reminder to those planning to attend the viewing and/or graveside services, to wear their mask and adhere to the 6 ft. social distancing requirements to prevent the further spread of the COVID 19 virus.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Royal Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    247 West Pine Street
    Jesup, Georgia 31598
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    Notes
    * Reminder to those planning to attend the viewing, to wear their mask and adhere to the 6 ft. social distancing requirements to prevent the further spread of the COVID 19 virus.
  • A Celebration of Life for Mother Bernice Wilcox

    Sunday, June 28th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Sunday, June 28th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Oak Ridge Cemetery
    Address
    Franklin Street
    Ludowici, GA 31356
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    * Reminder to those planning to attend graveside services, to wear their mask and adhere to the 6 ft. social distancing requirements to prevent the further spread of the COVID 19 virus.

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Posted at 01:58pm
sorry for your loss curtis she was such a sweet woman.
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