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Joy Sella McGee Bernard
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1919
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 2004
Pineville
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services honoring the life of Joy Sella McGee Bernard will be Tuesday, August 31, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville, LA. The Reverend Darryl Hoychick and the Reverend Wayne Kite will officiate. Interment will be in French Cemetery, Effie, LA.

Mrs. Bernard, 84, of Pineville died Sunday, August 29, 2004 in Rapides Regional Medical Center.

She was a loving wife and mother, and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Clifton M. (Buddy) Bernard, Jr.; her parents, Dolzy and Adosia Reed McGee; her brothers, Cleveland McGee and Luke McGee; and her sisters, Elma Sillivan, Thelma Jarred, and Rose Haefner.

Mrs. Bernard is survived by her son the Rev. Clifton M. Bernard, III and his wife, Judy of Hamburg, Arkansas; daughters, Glenda Waites and her husband, Charles of Philadelphia Community, LA, Judy Songe of Lockport, LA, and DeEdra Bernard of Paradis, LA; seven grandchildren, Brad Waites, Jana Sanders, Patrick Trull, Krista Trull, Clifton Bernard IV, Mandy Bordelon, and Michael Bernard and eleven great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her sister, Lillian Nalley of Pineville; two sisters-in-law, Grace McGee of Kolin and Geneva Morgan of Alexandria; two brothers-in-law, Wallace Robert of Houston, TX and A. A. Guidry of Baton Rouge; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Monday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until service time.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Building Fund, 3905 Trinity Church Drive, Pineville, LA 71360.

Pallbearers will be Brad Waites, Patrick Trull, Bo Nalley, Lance Sanders, Eddie Coker and Ron Waites.

Alexandria Daily Town Talk 
 
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 Parents:
  Dolzy McGee (1885 - 1938)
  Adosia Reed McGee (1886 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Clifton Martin Bernard (1918 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dolina McGee (1906 - 1906)*
  Enna McGee (1908 - 1908)*
  Cleveland Clemen McGee (1910 - 1984)*
  Allin McGee (1912 - 1912)*
  Eloul McGee (1913 - 1913)*
  Lillian McGee Nalley (1914 - 2005)*
  Luke McGee (1915 - 1990)*
  Adwell McGee (1917 - 1918)*
  Effie McGee (1918 - 1918)*
  Joy Sella McGee Bernard (1919 - 2004)
  Rose McGee Haefner (1921 - 1997)*
  Elma McGee Sillavan (1924 - 1976)*
  Thelma McGee Jarred (1926 - 1983)*
  Mariana McGee (1927 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
French Cemetery
Effie
Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: D. A. Core (nee McGee)
Record added: Nov 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16698537
Joy Sella <i>McGee</i> Bernard
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Joy Sella <i>McGee</i> Bernard
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Joy Sella <i>McGee</i> Bernard
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