Born February 1, 1932 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Beckham and Sadie Goode Edwards. She was a homemaker. Bernice raised her children to be responsible and to work for a living.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Emerson of Liberty and Johnny (and Katrina) Emerson of Booneville, KY; two daughters, Nancy Hayes of Liberty and Lylia (and Michael) Atwood of Liberty; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Beckham Edwards, Jr. of Moreland and Gerald Edwards of Casey County.
Funeral services are 3:00 P.M. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Coffman officiating. Burial will follow at Peavey Cemetery.
Visitation is Saturday from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Bruce, Terrell, Tony, Tim, Tom and Joey Edwards and Nick and Derrieck Hayes.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.