Bernice Lawson of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Darlas Cox and Viola Garrett Cox, was born May 30, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 8:32 P.M., Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 87
Bernice professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.
She was a devoted and caring wife and mother who was adored by her children. She loved cooking, hand quilting, gardening, and dancing. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Linda & Jane Sportswear and Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage with Leslie Lawson February 1, 1980, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2007.
She is survived by two sons and four daughters: Larry Tungate, Little Johnny Tungate and wife, Brenda, Marie Thomas and husband, Danny, Carolyn Barnett and husband, Jack, and Barbara Marcum all of Campbellsville, Wanda Nelson and husband, Jimmie of York, South Carolina and twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters: Curtis Cox, Bonnie Wooley and Corrine Brooks of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one grandchild, John Daniel Nelson; one great-grandchild, Shelby Lee Goode and three brothers and one sister: Thelbert Cox, Ray Cox, Orvin Cox and Fern Tungate.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Josh Grider
BURIAL: Jones Chapel Cemetery