|Death: ||Jun. 15, 1997|
Samuel L. Bernard , 70, of the 7000 block of Auburn Ave., died June 15, 1997, in his residence.
A native of Norfolk, he was a member of Queen Street Baptist Church, Norfolk, and its usher board, Prince Hall Masons New Light Lodge (NU)196. He was a merchant seaman of the National Maritime Union with 35 years of service before retiring six years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Clara M. Bernard ; two daughters, Sylvia Williams of Virginia Beach, Brenda Basnight of Norfolk; a sister, Mary Smallwood of Norfolk; five grandchildren; five nieces, four nephews; and a host of cousins, relatives and friends.
A funeral will be conducted at noon Saturday in Queen Street Baptist Church, Norfolk, by the Rev. Peter Wherry. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk. Viewing will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Pretlow's Funeral Home and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church. Family and friends will assemble at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at 1255 Rosemont Court, Norfolk, for the procession.
Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Thursday, June 19, 1997
Plot: I10097 Section OLD CALVARY, Block B, Lot 0, Space 37 0
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Record added: Dec 25, 2012
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