Bernice Baker, 88, died Sept. 19, 2012 at North Florida Regional Hospital.
She graduated from Williston High School, attended Stetson University and worked as a civilian employee for the U.S. Army for two years.
She attended Florida State University and earned a bachelor's degree in business.
She moved to Live Oak, where she established her career as a building contractor and real estate agent.
After completing Maynor Manor subdivision, she retired to Williston.
At her request, a private service was held.