Bernice C. Johnson

Bernice Childress Johnson, 76 of Bedford, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born on Friday, March 12, 1937 in Washington Co., a daughter of the late Hobart Childress and Mabel Wise Childress. She was also preceded in death by husband, James Edward Johnson, Jr. She was a retired Registered Nurse at Bedford Memorial Hospital and was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. Surviving is her daughter, Pamela J. Johnson of Chesapeake; a son, Richard A. Johnson of Bedford; three grandchildren, Christian Lewis Jemmison, Taylor Alan Johnson, Finn Alan Johnson. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Bernice Johnson Honorary Nursing Scholarship, c/o Bedford Memorial Hospital, 1613 Oakwood Street, Bedford, VA 24523. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at 2 PM at Main Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Bart Weakley and Rev. David Whitehurst officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8 PM at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

Funeral Home

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Bedford, VA 24523-1803
(540) 586-3304
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Oct. 16 to Oct. 17, 2013