Bernice Smith
1941 - 2020
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Smith, Bernice

Bernice Smith was born in Chicago, IL on May 16, 1941 and passed away on October 7, 2020, unexpectedly. She retired from Chicago Public Schools after over 40 years of service as a teacher. Her life will be treasured by her sister Josephine, her children Paul and Teresa (Renard), grandchildren Jasmine and Rakia, great-grandchild Lacey and a god-grandaughter Breana. Visitation will be held Friday, October 16th at AA Rayner & Sons, 318 E. 71st Street Chicago, Illinois from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 17th at AA Rayner & Sons 318 E. 71st Street. The wake will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the funeral will begin at noon. There is a 50 person limit.

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2020.
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October 18, 2020
Paul, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Sending thoughts and prayers and my most sincere condolences. Hold on tight to each other. Stay strong.
Lecrecia Nesbit
October 15, 2020
I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one, Bernice. May the God of peace and comfort be with the family during this difficult time.
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