Bernice Witherspoon

Bernice Witherspoon

Ms. Bernice Vivian Haas Witherspoon, 96, of Hudson went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at her residence.

She was born June 2, 1924, daughter of the late George and Gertrude Sullivan Haas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 71 years, Earl Witherspoon; two sisters; and three brothers.

Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Lynn Austin (Clark) of Lenoir and Patsy Harrison (Melvin) of Lenoir; son Jerry Witherspoon (Betty) of Granite Falls; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; half-brother Cecil Haas of New Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service for Ms. Witherspoon will be held Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at 3 p.m. at Poovey’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, with Pastor Nicky Waters and Pastor Mark Dula Officiating.

In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Poovey’s Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, 2822 Poovey’s Chapel Church Road, Hudson, NC 28638.

Mackie Funeral Service is serving the family.