Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Brookport Church of God with Rev. Charles Tate and Rev. Doug Bowers Sr. officiating.
Burial will follow at Otterbein Cemetery in Pope County.
Bernice was a member of the Brookport Church of God, where she was a member of the Hilltoppers.
Survivors include three daughters, Cathy Hale and husband Nelson of Union City, Tenn. and Linn Welch and husband Steve and Carrie Edwards and special friend Meagan Tidwell, all of Brookport; two sons, David Brannum and wife Debbie of Brookport and Aubrey Edwards and wife Jennie of Cypress; eight grandchildren, Victoria Long of Marion, Ky., Kagan Brannum of Dover, Del., Cody Dresser of Metropolis, Jenna Edwards and Haley Edwards, both of Cypress, and Taylor Brannum, Dylan Curtis and Destiny Curtis, all of Brookport; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Melvin Jeffords and wife Nadine, Aubrey Jeffords and wife Linda and Alan Jeffords and wife Cindy, all of New Liberty; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Maudie Owens Jeffords; and her husband, Rev. Harold Jones.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis is in charge of the arrangements.
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