Floral 23

Berniece (Wilson) Etheridge

October 6, 1935 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 85)


Berniece Wilson Etheridge age 85 of the Crusoe community of Whiteville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at home, with family by her side. 

Berniece was the daughter of the late Lewis Pickney “Pink” Wilson and Lucinda Mae Andrews Wilson.  She was the widow of George Leamon Etheridge who preceded her in 2001.  She was also preceded in death by three siblings, Carl Wilson, Frank Wilson and Lylla Mae Wilson.

Berniece was a faithful member of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church in Crusoe where she served as treasurer of the church for many years.  She also retired from the Columbus County School System after 34 years of service as the cafeteria manager, serving at Old Dock Elementary School. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church with Reverend Henry Ward and Reverend Jamie Ward officiating.  Interment will follow in the Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 10:45 pm Tuesday at the church.  (prior to the service)

She is survived by three children, Jerry Trent Etheridge (Robin) of Whiteville, Jimmy Dale Etheridge (Anna) of Whiteville and Kathryn Marie Etheridge Blackmon (Kevin) of Longwood; two siblings, Naomi W. Hewett of Supply and Mary Lou Wilson Cumbee (Gene) of Civitown; three grandchildren, Tori Wilson, Bonnie Etheridge and Tabitha Etheridge; and a great-grandchild, Lakyn Wilson.

Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.

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September 21, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:45 PM
Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church

Funeral Service
September 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church

September 21, 2021

11:45 AM
Macedonia FW Baptist Church Cemetery

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