Bernice Bishop Pittman
Wednesday, 14 April 1915 - Thursday, 11 January 2018
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Bernice Bishop Pittman passed away at 8 AM on Jan 11, 1018 at age 102 years & 9 months in Edgewater, Florida.   She had been in Vitas care for the past month.   She was the daughter of Jesse W. Bishop & Willie Elizabeth Lindsey Bishop of Greenville, Florida.   She was the last survivor of 12 children of the Bishops. 
She was the wife of Robert W. Pittman & had one daughter Joyce Pittman Menhennett & David Menhennett of Edgewater, Florida.  The lived for many years in Miami, Fl moving to Edgewater in 2017.   She had one grandaughter Teresa DeLapp Tonks wife of Stephen Tonks, 2 great grandsons Mitchell & Brendan Tonks of Woburn, Ma,  one grandson John (Jerry) DeLapp, Jr & wife Twyla Cypret DeLapp, 2 great grandsons Ian J R DeLapp & Jesse Drew DeLapp of Grand Blanc, Michigan.   She leaves many nephews & nieces with special recognition to nephew Kenneth Hollowell, son of Beatrice Bishop Hollowell, who cared for her & Joyce & family during her last month of life.  Bernice was a long time Christian having attended Christ Fellowship in Miami, Florida.  Among her last words were "I'm ready to go home.  I want to see Jesus!"
Viewing will be held Jan15, 2018 from 4 PM to 6 Pm at Beggs Funeral Chapel in Madison, Florida with funeral services on Jan 16, 2018 at 11 AM at Beggs Funeral Chapel with interment at Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville, Florida in the Bishop Family Plot.   Luncheon will be served
by Faith Baptist Church in Madison, Florida following interment.


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