Bernice Mickens Williams, the daughter of the late Johnnie Mickens, Sr. and Emma Spann Mickens, was born July 6, 1941, in Lee County. She was called to rest on July 22, 2022. She received her formal education in the public schools of Lee County. Her spiritual growth and Christian education began at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Woodrow, where she was a member until moving to High Point, NC. She then became a member of Williams Memorial CME. Mrs. Williams began her career in manufacturing at an early age working for L’Oréal Cosmetics in New Jersey. She retired from Crescent Tools in Sumter, after over 20 years of service. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: her children, Djuna (Kenneth) Bradley, Elizabeth, NJ, Leon (Evelyn) Davis, Harker Heights, TX, Carlett (Bruce) Anderson, High Point, NC and Frances Regina Wade, High Point, NC; two sisters, Betty (George) Davis, Durham, NC and Marie Tucker, Sumter, SC; one brother Johnny (Barbara) Mickens, Jr., Sumter, SC, twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren, and a multitude of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Homegoing Service will take place on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Williams Memorial CME Church, 3400 Triangle Lake Road, High Point. The service will begin at 12 noon. Public viewing will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 1 to 7pm, where the family will receive visitors on Thursday from 4 to 6pm. Burial will be held Saturday, July 30, 2022 – 11:00 a. m. at Mt. Olive Memorial Garden, Pear Street, Woodrow. Services will be directed by the Management and Staff of Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 206 Fourth Street, High Point, North Carolina and Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter.
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