Bernice and Wesley Stringfellow
Bernice and Wesley Stringfellow
  • June 25, 1932 - August 12, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Bernice A. Stringfellow passed away August 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas at the age of 85.

Bernice was born on June 25, 1932 in Crosby, Texas to Frank and Katherine Jenkins. She graduated from John H. Reagan High School. Bernice worked at Kaplan's Ben Hur during high school. After graduating high school, Bernice attended Massey Business College and worked several office clerical jobs, the longest being at Hollywood Cemetery. Bernice married Wesley O. Stringfellow Jr. on January 14, 1956.

Bernice preceded her loving husband, Wesley O. Stringfellow Jr., of 61 ½ years by 40 hours. Bernice was never very far from her husband's side and always showed the utmost love and patience with him in the last few years while he was battling Alzheimer's.

She is also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters Nancy Moerbe and Frankie Barnes.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wes and Tricia Stringfellow; and her grandchildren Claire and Grant Stringfellow, as well as numerous nieces and nephew.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to the American Heart Association.