Bernice O. Hairlson
1942 - 2019
Note of Service Change

Bernice Odessa Woodruff-Hairlson was born in Henderson, KY on May 18, 1942 to Cornelius E. Woodruff and Verbal Woodruff. She departed this life on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 77. She retired from U.S. Steel in 2013 as a reorder and was a member of Greater Grace Church, where she served as a member on the usher board. She was preceded in death by Cornelius, Verbal, Edward, and Josephine Woodruff. She leaves to cherish her memory, one son, Donald Eugene Hairlson of Dallas, TX and long-time, loving fiance' of 41 years, Walter Leon Robinson, Sr. of Gary, IN, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. NOTE CHANGE Visitation Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 12:00-8:00p.m with Funeral services Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:00am all services at Greater Grace Church, 269 W. 57th Ave., Merrillville, IN Dr. Rodney C Griffin, Jr., Officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park

Published by Post-Tribune on Oct. 30, 2019.
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Greater Grace Church
269 W. 57th Ave., Merrillville, IN
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Greater Grace Church
269 W. 57th Ave., Merrillville, IN
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To the family,
so sorry to hear of your loss. May God continue to give you strength during this time.
Clarene Robinson-King (RHS'66')
November 3, 2019
To the Family
You have my deepest and Heartfelt condolences! I'm so sorry
for the loss of your Beautiful and Beloved Bernice! May you find Comfort and Strength in knowing she is resting in the Arms of JESUS!! Hold to GOD'S Unchanging Hand knowing HE does All things well!
Sending Love and Prayers!!
Victoria Ford
October 31, 2019
To Walter Robinson and family members, may our Heavenly Father grant Bernice sweet rest in his Heavenly Kingdom.
Ken Cross
October 31, 2019
To a wonderful lady that I have had the privilege to know and love. So dear to me for many many years. She has been a great influence in my life and I personality will miss her.
Debra Orr
October 30, 2019
Debra Orr
October 30, 2019
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