Bernice C. Wilson

Published 8:22 pm Wednesday, January 16, 2019

FRANKLIN — Bernice Cobb Carr Wilson, 91, passed away on Jan. 15, 2019, in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk.

Bernice C. Wilson

Bernice was a native of Southampton County, and was a daughter of the late Presley Lee Cobb and Thelma Bradshaw Cobb, and was also predeceased by her first husband, Arthur Clifton Carr Jr.; her second husband, Ernest Newton Wilson Sr.; her stepson, Ernest Newton “Skip” Wilson Jr.; and three sisters, Oretha Newsome, Sallie Blythe and Lena Blankenship.

She was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Anita C. Jordan (Ralph) and Kathy C. Bryant (Clint;) a son, Wayne L. Carr (Connie;) a stepson, Sidney Wilson (Judy;) eight grandchildren, Trisha Mulder (Marshall,) Davis Magette (Isa,) Beth Carr, Glenn Magette (Katie,) Angel Hatfield (Jamie,) Adam Bryant (Kristy,) Joseph Carr (Tiffany) and John Bryant (Christa;) and 17 great-grandchildren, Clifton, Mary, Marshall, Ashton, Zach, Kaleb, Cam, Baylee, Sophia, Matthew, Braydon, Hudson, Brooklyn, Camden, David, Charlie and Michael.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Black Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. David Patton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home, and suggests memorial donations be made to Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

The family would like to thank the staff of Consulate Health Care of Windsor for their loving care of their mother.