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“To The Stallings Family, You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife, mother, sister and good friend. I will continue to pray for you all...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Helen Knott - Wilmington, DE

“I am sorry to here about Bernice. I know how it is to lost your mother I just lost my mother now thay are with GOD. With love Nora,Sammy,Donna...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: N ora Ervin - WilmingtonI, DE

“I am very sorry for the loss of Mrs. Stallings. I met her when I had her grand daughter in my 4th grade class. She donated three sewing machines to...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Rasheedah Ahmed - DE

“I'm going to miss you at my summer table sales. You were a very special lady. Your neighbors on Tatnall St. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Estella Miller - Wilmington, DE

“"Heaven has no pain that GOD can't heal" From your family in VA. Vicky ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Vicky Banks & Family - Warrenton, VA

“...always a bright smile & a kind word... Miss Bernice was an important and beautiful neighbor on our block, in Brandywine Village. Her spirit is...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: kathleen perkins - wilmington, DE

“I am writing because I just heard about the death of Ms. Bernice. I am Rayfield Wiggins' step-daugher, Cynthia and I have always had a great deal of...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Cynthia Casteel - Savannah, GA

“sorry hear of aunt bernice i will miss her dearly love you all i stay in prayer for you all ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: maryarta patrick - newark, DE

“To Mr.Stallings & Family: The heavens have now gotten a beautiful angel in the arrival of Mrs. Stallings. She was such a sweet and lovely lady...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Valerie E. Davis - Wilmington, DE

“Debbie,Diane and Denise, So sorry for the loss of your mother. Another family member gone on to be with the Lord. You are in my thoughts and Prayers ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Marlene Banks Jackson - DE

“To Gene and family: Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of Bernice. She always had kind and loving words for me that earned her a special...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Jeanette Wilmore - Wilmington, DE

“Family you have our condolences and prayers. "Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart" PSALM 27:14 We know it is...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: James & Bernice (Pie) Gladney - DE

“To The Family of Ms. Bernice: She was such a lovely person. She was our mothers friend.(Billie) We were in Sears a couple of months back looking for...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Ardella Congo Washington - DE

“Dear Mr. Eugene Stallings I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your Wife. God's Blessings to you and your family. Sincerly Diana...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Diana Bunting- Flakes - Worton, MD

“My heart felt condolence to my family. Much love and prays ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Christine Thomas Nix - New Haven, CT

“Gail, sending my condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mother. You may remember me from Bayard Jr.High long ago, I never forgot...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Vicki Brown - Newark, DE

“Debbie,Diane and Denise, My heart goes out to you girls. They that sow in tears shall reap in joy..Psalm 126:5 ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Sharon Lum-Skinner - Wilmington, DE

“Words can not express the sorrow I feel with the loss of Bernice. May the Lord wrap his arms around the Johnson and Stallings family and give you...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Cousin Delores - New Haven, CT

“To Eugene, Pleasse accept our sincere condolences, we cnnot imagine the hurt you are feeling. To our cousins Berna, Vienna, and all our family who...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Clifford / Lavinia Poindexter - AZ

“To the Family our condolence and prayers are with you remember all the precious memories Bernice left with you and you will never walk alone for she...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Marion Rogers and Family - DE

“To Debbie, Diane, Denise and Family, I extend to you my sincere sympathy in the loss of your beautiful mother. Whenever I saw Ms Bernice she always...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Joan Matthews Lockett - Newark, DE

“Dear Family, Though the clouds may hover o'er us, there's a bright and golden ray; tis the promise that in Heaven, God shall wipe all tears...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Arthur L Rollins Sr - New Castle, DE

“Mr. Stallings & Family, We are sending our deepest sympathy. Miss Bernice was always kind to us and always concerned about others and how they were...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Carol and Regina Jefferson - DE

“Family I am so sorry for your loss, another one gone to Heaven, I will keep you in prayer, love you dearly ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Robin M. Johnson - Hockessin, DE

“To Debbie, Diane, Denise - for whom I have fond memories of as Bernice's children AND to the remainder of the family. I know your heart is aching at...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Carolyn Monroe - Martinsburg, WV

“My Deepest Condolences to the Family, The loss of a love one is never easy. In fact the pain, the grief, and the feelings of helplessness can...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Katherine Hunt - DE

“Uncle Eugene, Deborah Diane & Denise Sorry to hear about the loss of Aunt Bernice. She was such a beautiful, vibrant, warm spirited, caring,...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Vicki Walker & Family - DE


Bernice Lillian Stallings, age 76, daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Johnson, was born on May 15, 1935, in Hockessin, Delaware. She departed this life at the age of 76 on Sunday, March 11, 2012, while in Wilmington Hospital. She received her early education at the 107 Colored School, in Hockessin, DE, and graduated from Howard High School, class of 1953. While attending Wilmington College, she obtained certification in Early Childhood Education. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Charles H. Johnson, Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory: her beloved husband, Eugene Edward Stallings; loving children, Deborah L. Hardy (Rick), Diane M. Brittingham (Robert), Denice C. Dupree & Gail Stallings-Minor; grandchildren, Sonji Williams, Robert Brittingham, Aaliyah DuPree, Aaron DuPree, and Walley Minor; siblings, Vienna Washington and twin sister, Berna Threadgill; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends. Family and friends may attend her viewing on Tuesday, March 20th from 10:00-11:00 am, at the Chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. Dupont Parkway, New Castle, Delaware 19720, followed by funeral services in the Chapel at 11:00 am, with interment immediately after the service.

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