BERNICE O. BROWN
Bernice 0. (Vincent) Brown, 92, formerly of Cottle, West Virginia died
quietly in her home In Pittsburgh, PA on June 27, 2015. She was the wife of
Brentford Brown (deceased).
She is survived by a brother, Arthur Vincent of Fairmont, WV and three
children: Michael E. Brown of Pittsburgh, PA, Cheryl Dagostino of Pittsburgh,
PA and Stephen F. Brown of Findlay, OH. She is also survived by eight
grandchildren: Michael Brown of Middletown, VA, Thomas Suski and Valerie
Suski of Pittsburgh, PA, Ken Kirschner of Dayton, OH, Cassandra Brown
Barker of Belle, WV, Jonathan Brown of Charleston, WV, Chasen Brown of
Fort Worth, IX and Camden Brown of Findlay, OH. She is survived by nine
great-grandchildren: Samuel, Quinton, Chloe, Jessica, Brandon, Jackson,
Hannah, Max, and Andrew.
Bernice graduated from Fairmont East High and Fairmont State Teacher's
College in the early 1940's. She was hired as a teacher by Webster County
and taught at Cowen High School until she married and started her family. Later
she taught at Milltown Grade School and then at Richwood Junior High School
until her retirement.
Bernice was a faithful member of the Craigsville Church of Christ for many
years and continued her faith with the Whitehall Church of Christ in Pittsburgh,
Pa. Bernice was a 4-H All-Star and a member of the Nicholas County
Homemaker's Association. One of her passions was her beautiful handmade
Bernice had moved to Pittsburgh with her son Michael for additional family
support for the past four years but she always made sure that anyone she
spoke with realized how proud she was of her WV heritage.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2015 in the
White Funeral Home at Summersville with Sam Gwinn officiating. Interment will
follow in the WV Memorial Gardens at Calvin.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Craigsville Church of
Christ or the Craigsville Senior Citizens Center.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitefuneralhomewv.com