Bernice Trammel

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Bernice Trammel, age 82, of Ellijay passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Bernice was loved by her family and enjoyed life in her later years. She loved being in the kitchen, cooking and "force-feeding" family and visitors. With a gracious heart, if Bernice were able to, she would cook Sunday dinner every week. She and Horace were always compassionate about helping others, especially at Christmastime. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Willie Tolbert.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Horace Trammel of Ellijay; children, Joan and John Tinsley of Ellijay, Tommy Trammel of Ellijay; grandchildren, Tiffany Marie, Dewey Claude ("D.C.") and Zachary Thomas; three great-grandchildren; sister, Billie Doris Chambers of Lawrenceville; several nieces, nephews, loved ones and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lyman Caldwell, the Rev. Jason Hamby, the Rev. James Samples and the Rev. Steve Shadwick officiating. The family will go in procession to the church from the funeral home where Mrs. Trammel will lay in state at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Saturday, Jan. 11, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
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Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-2388
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Published in Forsyth County News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13, 2014