Bernice Hamrick

Bernice Berryhill Hamrick, 91, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. She attended Berryhill School in Charlotte, where she became a champion basketball player.

She loved all her travels to every state and other countries after retiring from Piedmont Natural Gas in Charlotte. She became a faithful member of the Grassy Creek Presbyterian Church and enjoyed line dancing with the women from the Mitchell County Senior Center. 

She is survived by two brothers, Robert Berryhill, of Garner, Carl Berryhill, and wife, Hannie, of San Diego, California; three children, Brenda Rechel, and husband, Ron, Janet Hairr and husband, Allen, and William S. Hamrick; five grandchildren, Amy, Jill, Reid, Kathy and Cassie; eight great-grandchildren, Brandon, Brittany, Candace, Justin, Koi, Noah, Ava and Justin; and three great-great-grandchildren, Lily, Landon and Brooklynn.

A graveside service took place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Mitchell News-Journal • Dec. 26, 2018

The MItchell News

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