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Bernice (Williams) Fox

December 13, 1935 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 84)


Bernice Williams Fox, 84, of Boone Branch, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday July 28th, 2020 at her daughter’s home. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Sammie and Lonnie Honeycutt Williams.

Bernice was a retired employee of Baxter healthcare and she attended Claymound Baptist Church.

She was the wife of the late Melvin Fox. She was also preceded in death by her sons: Jerry Wayne Fox, Jimmy Dean Fox, Melvin Richard Fox and Gary Lee Fox; sisters: Martha Ray and Cindy Yelton; brother, James Williams; granddaughter, Loretta Lee Hensley.

Surviving are her daughters Vicky Fox of Forest City, Linda Hensley and husband “Cat” of Burnsville; sisters, Wilma Jean Fisher of Marion and Betty Alice Williams of Morganton. Also 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held at noon, Saturday, August 1st, 2020 in the Sol Fox Cemetery in Burnsville. Rev. John Burrell and David Garland will officiate.

The family wishes to express a heartfelt expression of thanks and gratitude to the staff of Compassionate Care, along with Pruitt Home Health, for the care and love given during this time.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Fox Family.

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Graveside Service
August 1, 2020

12:00 PM
Sol Fox Cemetery
Old Mine Fork Road
Burnsville, NC 28714

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