Bernice Stewart

Bernice Stewart, 90, passed away on Nov. 10, 2017, at South Central Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Monday at Memory Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Dr. Randy Turner will officiate. Burial will be held at Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Stewart was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had lived in Laurel since 1959, where she was been a member of the Eastern Star organization and of First Baptist Church of Laurel. She was a long-time hairdresser who considered her customers her friends. She loved yard work and received the honor of Yard of the Month numerous times over the years. She lived in Country Club Hills since 1965.

She was preceded in death by her parents George and Mary Strahan; her husband Raymond Stewart; three brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her son Raymond L. Stewart (Mary) of Petal; grandchild Tracy Allyn Helton (Chris); great-grandchildren Sam Eleuterius, James Helton, Brandon Helton and Marissa Hamblin.

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