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Bernice F. Burris, May 11, 1929~September 25, 2014

Bernice F. Burris 85 of Fayetteville, died September 25, 2014 in Fayetteville. She was born May 11, 1929 in Collinsville, Oklahoma to Hugh F. and Lucy Nichols Patton. She retired after over forty years as a hairdresser. Bernice was a member of Buckner Baptist Church and she enjoyed fishing, knitting, quilting and reading.

She was preceded in death by her husband Herman Gene Burris.

She is survived by son, Doug Tipton and wife Cynthia of Waxahachie, Texas, two step daughters, C.J. Burris and Jeanie Burris both of Los Angeles, CA, sister, Lue Bell of Elkins, daughter-in-law, Nancy McCain and husband Gus of Tulsa, OK, five grandchildren, Elizabeth Reed, Alexandria Clouse, Lauren Sons, John McCain and Mark McCain and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, September 29, 2014 at Buckner Baptist Church in Fayetteville with Rev. Larry Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 P.M. till 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Buckner Baptist Church.

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    Toni Hulse Brown » 28. Sep, 2014

    I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Bernice. She was a sweet lady and a friend to my mother Frances. We spent lots of time at her house when we were young girls. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.
    With deepest sympathy.
    Toni

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    Vivian Hancock » 28. Sep, 2014

    I can not put in words how much Bernice meant To Bill and I, we have been friends for over 57 years. We always commented where we were when Kennedy was shoot, I was sitting in her chair getting my hair done. She was very dear to me, I could say anything to her and knew it would not be repeated. We shared many prayer, tears and joys together. I know God had a beautiful place and a crown waiting for her. We will keep you all in our prayers.
    God bless all of you!
    Bill and Vivian Hancock

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    Tipton family » 29. Sep, 2014

    We send our thoughts, prayers and love to Doug and Cynthia and the family. Bernice was a good woman and will be missed. Love, Charlotte, Linda and Angela