|Birth: ||May 3, 1919|
|Death: ||Aug. 29, 2011|
Bernice Odessa Anthony, 92, passed away at her home, Dodge City, on August 29, 2011. She was born May 3, 1919 at Larned, the daughter of Benjamin and Katherine Caro. Benjamin and Katherine moved to Kansas City, KS in 1920.
Bernice attended school in KCK, graduating in 1937. She attended the Conservatory of Music in Kansas City, MO in 1937 -1940. In 1940, she attended Madam C.J. Walker's School of Cosmetology, graduating in 1942. In 1945 she met and married Roy J. Anthony and moved to Hutchinson, January 7, 1945.
As a young child, she showed her musical talent singing at the church. In later years, her song was "Nothing Between My Soul and My Soul and My Savior."
She leaves to celebrate her home going 2 daughters, Sherece Bland, Dodge City and Alquita Anthony, Long Beach, CA, a son, Roy J. Anthony, Jr., Hutchinson, 5 grandchildren, Kahlei Woodard, Kollin Woodard, Katherine Vontress, George Bland, Jr., and Andrew Bland, and 6 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday at the McGee Chapel, Hutchinson, with Reverend Melvin Watson presiding. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. Visitation will be held from 1-9PM Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home and Crematory, Hutchinson. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, in care of the funeral home.
Fairlawn Burial Park
Created by: delkan
Record added: Aug 30, 2011
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