|Bernice L. Myers, 97, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 4:40 PM on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, Illinois.
Bernice was born January 14, 1915 in Savanna, Illinois, the daughter of Clinton T. and Arlie Whitmer. She married Charles H. Myers who preceded her in death in January 2001.
Bernice is survived by three sons; Charles T. (Florence) Myers of Rockford, IL, William F. (Bonnie) Myers of Thayer, MO, and David M. Myers of Crystal River, Florida. Four daughters, Mary (Jay) Matson of Galesburg, IL, Joan (Prem) Singh of Alexandria, VA, Janet (Mark) Benassi of Louisville, CO., Susan (Steve) Crawford of Denver, Co. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, Constance Myers and one grandson.
Bernice had been a homemaker and worked in retail for a number of years. She was an avid reader, cultivated a large variety of flowers and plants and loved animals, especially cats.
Bernice was a compassionate, gentle and loving person. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in charge of local arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com