May 07, 1936 ‒ July 05, 2016
MANSFIELD: The phrase “My life tells the story” is how Bernice wished to be remembered. A believer since 16, she wanted everyone to see the difference that God made in her life.
Bernice Thompson went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. She was 80.
She was born May 7, 1936 to parents Gould & Dixie (Reynolds) Muncy in Louisa, Kentucky.
On April 30, 1955, she married Clarence Raymond Thompson and they spent 54 wonderful years together until he passed away on May 20, 2009.
Bernice enjoyed working from home as an antique dealer. She liked meeting new people and sharing the history of antiques. She was also a “Gray Lady” with the Red Cross and volunteered at Madison Local Schools.
She is survived by her daughters Barb Thompson, Dee (Arlen) Yoder; son Tim Thompson; grandchildren Crystal (Wes) Marriner, Kelley (Robert) Bricker, Jarrod Bennett, Joseph Brown, Josh and Nate Kem; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters Wanda Steffens, Mexie Muncy, Violet Muncy and Jenny Davis; brother Ray Muncy, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Bennett Muncy.
The Thompson family will receive friends Friday, July 8, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. at Journey Life Center, 2578 SR 39 North, Mansfield, Ohio, where a funeral service honoring Bernice’s life will begin immediately at 1 p.m. Pastor Bruce Philippi will officiate. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Bernice’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com