On June 27, 2009, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend went to be with her Lord and Savior. Her greatest joy on earth was to serve her loved ones and make a beautiful and comfortable home. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening and cooking for her family.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Max A. Mullis of Panama City, FL; son, Jerry (JoAnn) Mullis of Parker; daughter, Norma (Jerry) Bowen of Callaway; 4 grandsons, Keith (Angela) Bowen of Panama City; Kevin (Robin) Bowen of Southport; Kerry (Yvonne) Bowen of Panama City; Jeremy Mullis of Panama City; 2 granddaughters, Kathy (Danny) Mills of Deerpoint Lake; Jennifer (Chad) Marsellis of Seattle, Washington; and brother, Frank Deal of Ponce De Leon, FL.
Bernice was a Past Matron at Eastern Star in Parker. She was a member of the Hannah Sunday School class at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Millville.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. in the Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Bowen officiating. Internment will follow at 4PM at Red Bay Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 30, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home.