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Bernice Edwards

September 7, 1939 – March 10, 2022

Funeral Home J. C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home

Tuesday (03/29): Visitation – 9AM; Funeral Service – 10AM; Agape Love Ministries

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Bernice Edwatds was born on September 7, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH to Frank Whitehead, Sr. and Inez L. (Holder_ Whitehead. Bernice was educated in the Cincinnati Public School system at Stowe Elementary School and Woodward High School. In 1958, Bernice married Bobby Edwards, Sr. In 1959, they welcomed their first son, Bobby Edwards Jr. and in 1977 a second son, Dartilious Edwards. 

Bernice loved to travel, drink coffee and take her grandchildren on mini-adventures that ranged from shopping at Swifton Commons, taking walks through the city parks, or even just spending time inside at her kitchen table playing card games, while watching the sun set. Bernice worked as an Elevator Operator for Lerner Department Store. 

Bernice departed this life on March 10, 2022. She was preceded in death by: her parents and one brother, Frank “Sonny” Whitehead Jr.

Bernice leaves to cherish her memory: two sons, Bobby Edwards, Jr. and Dartilious Edwards; her grandchildren, Leon Edwards, Soroya Smith (Nyon), Lefon Edwards and Ariel Hazzard. She also leaves six great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

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