Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Bernice D. Worrell
NEWSOMS—Bernice Drake Worrell, 85, widow of Morris Riddick Worrell, died Sept. 16, 2008.
Mrs. Worrell, was born in Southampton County, a daughter of the late James Franklin and Lennie Drake, and was predeceased by two sisters, Louise Drake and Mildred Whitley.
She was a member of Barnes United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her two sons, Morris Riddick Worrell Jr. of Newsoms and James Franklin Worrell and wife Jenny of Franklin; four grandchildren, Ashby Anderson, Clint Worrell, James Worrell Jr. and Crystal Worrell; and four great-grandchildren, Chloe Worrell, Andrew Anderson, Luke Worrell and Blake Turner.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hollywood Cemetery with the Rev. Darwin Edwards officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggests memorials be made to Barnes United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Betty W. Darden, 33701 Statesville Road, Newsoms, Va. 23874.
Condolences may be offered at www.wrightfuneralhome.org.