Bernice Nelson

Published 10:45 am Monday, January 23, 2012

Services for Bernice Nelson will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Burial will follow under the direction of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nelson died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at River Region Medical Center. She was 65.

She retired as a dietitian from Vicksburg Convalescent Home. She was a member of Word of Faith Christian Center and was a 1966 graduate of Rosa A. Temple High School.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Nelson Sr. and Emma Nelson.

She is survived by one son, William Leroy Nelson of Vicksburg; two brothers, the Rev. Leon Nelson and Leonard Nelson, both of Vicksburg; one grandchild; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.