Ms. Bernice Elmira Dean
March 13, 1923- May 20, 2023
Bernice Dean went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2023. Bernice was born in Live Oak, Fl and was a long time resident of Jacksonville, Fl. She retired in 1984 from St. Lukes Hospital where she was a Histologist and was employed there for 34 years. Bernice married Samuel Wilbur Dean in 1945 and they had 2 children Nanette Moyers (Richard) of Jacksonville, Fl and Michael Dean (Patti) of Moody, Al. Bernice had 5 Grandchildren Chris Dean (Pam) of Acworth, Ga, Cherilyn Austad (John) of St. Johns, Fl, Steffani Fletcher (David) of Jacksonville Beach, Fl, April Summerlin (Jeff) of Nashville, NC, Kris Bradley (David) of Bethlehem, Ga. She had 15 great-grand children and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Bernice was known for her love of Christ, her great knowledge of the Bible and scriptures that kept her so grounded in her faith for so many years. A service will be held at North Jacksonville Baptist Church 8531 North Main Street Jacksonville, Fl 32218 on Friday May 26, 2023 starting with a visitation at 9:00 am with a service immediately following at 10:00 am and a committal service at 1:00 pm at Everegreen Cemetery 4535 N Main Street Jacksonville, Fl 32206.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to North Jacksonville Baptist Church, Building Fund 8531 North Main Street Jacksonville, Fl 32218. Arrangements made thru Evergreen Cemetery Funeral Home Crematory (904)353-3649.