Bernice Ellis

Published 10:05 am Saturday, December 11, 2010

Name: Bernice Ellis

Bernice Ellis is the mother of Sandra Rountree and Joyce Bradford.

Age: 81

Children: Sandra Rountree and Joyce Bradford

Church affiliation: Newsoms Baptist Church

People say I look like: Hattie Lamar

Tv show I never miss: “Queen for a Day”

The secret to happiness is: Bliss

I wish I knew how to: Dance

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Fried chicken , hamburgers and French fries

Three words that best describe me: Simple country girl

One superpower I wish I had: To turn the television off after I get in bed

Book on my nightstand: The Bible

My proudest achievement: Having two children

My most humbling moment : When I said my vows

My most recent trip: Barbara Drake’s house

My friends think I’m: Quiet

I really lose my cool when: Anyone breaks the Golden Rule

Favorite Color: Red

The best life lesson I’ve learned and who taught me: Not to be shy — Barbara Drake

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: YMCA

What gives me the blues: When there is not much going on

My best childhood memory: Learning to tie my shoes.