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Funeral services for Bernice R. Pringle will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Simmons, Pastor. Interment will follow in New Hope Blackwater Cemetery on Highway 39. Visitation will be held Friday, April 7, at Enterprise Funeral Home at 7 p.m. with Rosary at 7:45 p.m.
Mrs. Pringle was a nursing assistant at The Home for the Incurable in New Orleans, LA, followed by Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian until her retirement. As a young lady she began a long term waitress career at Weidmann's Restaurant which sparked her interest in food preparation and she later started Bern's Catering. She was dedicated to feeding the hungry and helping the sick and shut-in.
She leaves loving, fond memories and many life lessons to her daughters, Furahaa Saba a.k.a. Evelyn of San Diego, CA, and Deborah Parker and her devoted son-in-law, Curtis Parker, of Meridian; her beloved granddaughter, Dr. Shana D. Parker Wakefield and husband, Ver-Non, of Tallahassee, FL; stepgranddaughter, Curtrechia Nunn of Gretna, LA. Her surviving siblings include, Sam Conner of New Orleans, LA, Henry McShan and his wife, Dorthea, and Jessie Hampton of Milwaukee, WI. She will be missed by three sister-in-laws of Berkley, CA, Lucille Hassell, Viola Gilliam and Grace Langford. She will also be remembered by loyal, caring friends and neighbors, Joe Sherman, Ezzie Barham, Freda Dorse, Florine Smith and Cornelius Beal.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.enterprisefuneralhome.com.
Published on April 5, 2017
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