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Drew Cemetery
Wednesday December 7th, 2016
12:00pm - 12:40pm

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Ollie Bernice Gray

LAKE CORMORANT - Ollie Bernice Hemphill Gray, age 79, of Lake Cormorant, passed away on Friday December 02, 2016 at her daughter's home in Marks, MS.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 7th from Noon until 12:40PM at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Graveside service will follow at 1:00PM in Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, MS. Brother Wayne Blaylock will officiate the service.

Bernice was born on October 13, 1937 to Luther and Ollie(Wright) Hemphill in Oak Grove, LA. Bernice later moved to Mississippi. Bernice was a homemaker. Her main goal in life was to raise her family. She loved to talk on the phone to her friends and family. Ollie was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She loved to laugh and play pranks on her friends and family.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents--Luther Dawson and Ollie Ola Hemphill, a stillborn twin Larry David Blaylock, her sister Lottie Overstreet and her brother Luther D Hemphill, Jr.

Bernice is survived by Son, David Blaylock of Shaw, MS; Daughter, Lisa Russell of Nesbitt, MS; Daughter, Teresa Gamble of Memphis, TN; Son, Paul Blaylock of Lake Cormorant, MS; Daughter, Paula Lacomb of Marks, MS; Brother, Roger Hemphill of Anchorage, AK; 6 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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I am deeply sorry for the pain and emptiness of heart you must be experiencing. Soon all pain, suffering and death will be no more. (Revelation 21:3-5)

VG Dec 6 2016 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Dec 5 2016 12:00 AM

Rest now Dear Sister.

Roger Hemphill Dec 5 2016 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers to all of the family.

Ricky and Tonya Overstreet Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

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So sorry for the loss our thoughts and prayers are with you..Love Ricky and Tonya Overstreet

Expression of Sympathy Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

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Your Brother Roger and Dina

Expression of Sympathy Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!!!

Larry and Linda Everett Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you..

Mike and Cindy Tarver Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

I will sure miss her because she was a great person to me and friend and she was like the parent I never had I remember when the girls was little that was the first time I had meet her because she lived down the street from my aunt and she was a great neighbor to have to she will always be missed by me and the girls the most

BETSY Brown Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM