Bernice Thompson

May 07, 1936 ‒ July 05, 2016

Mansfield, Ohio


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

  • May the Lord overflow your hearts with peace during this time of loss. We are praying for all of you … Arlen, Dee, Joseph and Barb.

  • I will remember Bernice as a sweet,gentle,and kind soul. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • We love you Aunt Bernice. We will see you and Uncle Raymond again someday. May you rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with Barb, Dee, and Tim and their families.

  • So sorry for your loss ….what a beautiful child of GOD she is and a wonderful mother, wife, grandmother! Also friend! I will always remember her kindness and CHRIST like mannerisms. ..we shall she her again! She will always be in our hearts! Love and sincere condolences to her family! GOD’S peace be with you all!