of Covington, TN
July 21, 1938 - September 3, 2013
Bernice Yancey, 75, of Covington, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Memphis, Tennessee. Mrs. Yancey was born July 21, 1938 at Marvell, Arkansas to the late Robert E. Lee Duren and the late Sally Hammon Duren. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Covington, Tennessee.She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Eugene Yancey; a son, Michael Eugene Yancey (Harriett) of Covington; two grandchildren, Andrea Lynn Sutton (Ron) and Michael Neal Yancey (Nichole); a great-grandchild, Leah Michele; four sisters, Georgie Thompson of Maryville, Tennessee, Shirley Woods of Paris, Arkansas, Barbara Dillard of Charleston, Arkansas and Robin Lynn Howard of Lavaca, Arkansas; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, Ben Duren.A graveside service for Bernice Yancey will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 6, 2013 at Sunset Memorial Park at West Helena. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Reverend Dean Yancey, Reverend Don Yancey and Reverend Charles Williams will officiate.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Covington, Tennessee.Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571.
Sorry to hear about Bernice. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.
With you all in prayers and spirit. God bless.
Our deepest condolences Robert, Valerie and Rita.
Eugene, I was so sad to hear about bernices death and I pray that you will find comfort inknowing that other people are thinking of you and praying for you and your family. God bless all ofyou!!!!! Myrna Addison Sealy
We send our love and deepest sympathy to you. Charlie and Judy
Gene & Family We are so sorry to hear about Bernice. It has been a long time since we saw each other. May the Lord bless you guys We know she is in a better place but she will be missed by all of her friends and relatives. Fred & Ida Chamness
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this timeSandra
Gene I wish to express my condolences. I am here for you if you need anything.
Dear Eugene and family, We send our condolences to you and your familyand will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless you. Jo and Jerry
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, grandmother and sister. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you deal with this loss.
Prayers are with your family during this time of loss.
Dear Gene,I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that Bill and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family.With love,Freda and Bill