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 Bernice Cleo “Ms. Bernice” Davis

Bernice Cleo “Ms. Bernice” Davis

Birth
Death 13 Oct 2004 (aged 77)
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 25, Lot # 54, Space# 3, in front of tree stump
Memorial ID 73949175 · View Source
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Bernice Cleo Davis, was born on December 11th, 1926, in Thomasville, Georgia, to Wilbert and Janie Wilson.

Bernice served in the armed forces during WWII. Later in life, Bernice moved to her new found home, and Detroit, Michigan, where she married her loving and devoted husband, M. C. Davis [who preceded her in death]. She worked for the Checker Cab Co. for 35 years. During this time, they opened a soul food restaurant where she was well known by many as " mama" for her especially good cooking and loving ways.

Bernice confessed Christ at an early age. She was a member of the Anointed Praise Center Church, under the leadership of pastors Brian and Nina Fryer. She was known as the mother of the church, and loved her pastor and co-pastor dearly.

Bernice was truly the leader of the family. She led with strength, and wisdom, and love. Whenever you called on her, she was there. She always taught, "God is love." She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

Bernice made her transition, on Wednesday, October 13, 2004, at 11:05 am. She leaves to mourn her passing, but Cherish her memories, a devoted sister, Willie Belle Fortune; eight of 10 children, Wilbert, Bernard, Cecil, Robbie Ruth, Gwendolyn, Evelyn, La-Sheryl, Thomasetta, (Bernice and Saundra, preceded her in death); two aunts, Julia Guyton, and Lillian Thomas, 32 grandchildren; and 35 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.


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  • Created by: wogmin
  • Added: 26 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73949175
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernice Cleo “Ms. Bernice” Davis (11 Dec 1926–13 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73949175, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by wogmin (contributor 47127019) .