The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 2, 2012

Berniece Shirley

Published 11-2-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — A celebration of life service for Berniece Shirley, 102, of Okeene, will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Hitchcock Methodist Church.

Interment in Cottonwood Cemetery, southeast of Hitchcock. Arrangements by Wilkinson Mortuary, Hitchcock.

Berniece was born May 16, 1910, on the family farm, southeast of Hitchcock, to Bertsell Orton and Pearl Beatrice (Thrasher) Wilkinson and died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home.

Surviving are brother, George Wilkinson; daughter, Claudia Barnes; grandchildren, Andrea, Jim, Debra and Colby; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded by husband, Lloyd; one son; two brothers; and two sisters.