Bernice Stokes Folsom
Bernice Stokes Folsom
  • September 22, 1924 - October 2, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA – Bernice Stokes Folsom, 93, died Monday, October 2, 2017. Born in Camden, SC, she was a daughter of the late Robert Lee Stokes and Jennie Moss Marshall.

Mrs. Folsom was a judge in Ikebana International and volunteered for 20 years at Baptist Primetimes Hospital. A member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, she was also a member of Landscape Design Council, Garden Club of South Carolina, Petal Pushers Garden Club and Log Cabin Art Guild.

Surviving are her children, Holland Folsom (Marcia) and Jennie Flanders (Charlie Palmieri); grandchildren, Woody Folsom (Yue), Robert Folsom (Elyssa), Pierce Flanders, and Will Flanders; five great-grandchildren; and sibling, Doris E. Motley of Charleston, SC. She was predeceased by her husband, Woodward Holland Folsom, Jr.; brothers, Robert Lee Stokes and Joe Carroll Stokes; and sisters, Virginia Marie Parker, Flora Parker and Iva Pendleton.

Services for Mrs. Folsom will be private. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Please sign the online guestbook at