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Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home

3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA

OBITUARY

Bernice Francis Gault

January 12, 1934November 2, 2019
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Bernice “Nanny” Francis Gault, 85, of Darien, departed this life Saturday, November 2, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11AM Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Glory Worship Center in Darien with Reverend Tim Ferrell and Apostle Lee Brandt officiating. Interment will follow in St. Andrews Cemetery with Robert Gault, Thomas Gault, Joe Gault, Greg Gault, Matthew Gault, Stephen Morris, Michael Horne, Walter Ihde, Tyler Ihde, Wayne McClenithan, and Michael McClenithan serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. William Grubb, Dr. Antonio Moran, Nurses of Heartland Hospice, Nakita Saddler, Priscilla Ramsey, Renita Alston, and Jonisha Alston. Born January 12, 1934 in McIntosh County, Georgia to the late Willie and Corine F. Ferrell, she was raised by her grandmother Carrie Folker, and was lifelong resident of McIntosh County. Mrs. Gault was employed with Sea Island for 21 years. She was a member of Glory Worship Center in Darien, and enjoyed cooking and taking care of others. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents and grandmother she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, a sister Marion Ricord and three brothers, Bill Ferrell, Frank Ferrell, and Charles Ferrell. Survivors include her husband of 65 years Boyd L. Gault of Darien, five children, Eddie Gault and wife Tammy of Darien, Raymond Gault of Dublin, Cindy Morris and husband Dwayne, Gregory Gault and wife Marcia, and Susan Ihde and husband Walt all of Darien, 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, a sister Jane Rafolski of Brunswick, family friend Clayton Redmond and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, November 6, 2019 from 5PM until 7 PM at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. www.edomillerandsons.com

  • FAMILY

  • Willie Ferrell, Father (deceased)
  • Corine F. Ferrell, Mother (deceased)
  • Carrie Folker, Grandmother (deceased)
  • Marion Ricord, Sister (deceased)
  • Bill Ferrell, Brother (deceased)
  • Frank Ferrell, Brother (deceased)
  • Charles Ferrell, Brother (deceased)
  • Boyd L. Gault, Husband
  • Infant daughter, Daughter (deceased)
  • Eddie (Tammy) Gault, Son
  • Raymond Gault, Son
  • Cindy (Dwayne) Morris, Daughter
  • Gregory (Marcia) Gault, Son
  • Susan (Walt) Ihde, Daughter
  • Jane Rafolski, Sister
  • Clayton Redmond, Friend
  • Mrs. Gault also leaves 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Robert Gault
  • Thomas Gault
  • Joe Gault
  • Greg Gault
  • Matthew Gault
  • Stephen Morris
  • Michael Horne
  • Walter Ihde
  • Tyler Ihde
  • Wayne McClenithan
  • Michael McClenithan
  • Dr. William Grubb, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dr. Antonio Moran, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nurses of Heartland Hospice, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nakita Saddler, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Priscilla Ramsey, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Renita Alston, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jonisha Alston, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 7, 2019

Memories

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Lewis Strickland

November 6, 2019

So sorry to hear of Aunt Sis passing away. She was always so kind and sweet. Many sweet memories growing up. My sincere condolences to Uncle Boyd and family. She will certainly be missed.

Eddie Gault

November 6, 2019


On the morning of Saturday November 2nd 2019 our lives as we had known them for as long as we have been on this earth changed and our hearts were broken.
We are conflicted in that we are saddened by the fact that she is no longer here with us but we are thankful that she no longer suffers as she had been for some time.
While we are conflicted, in our emotions, we are certain in our knowledge that we will be with her again with our Lord in Glory.
She was the finest example that Randy, Cindy, Gregory,Susan and I could have hoped for growing up. We are who we are today in large part thanks to her prayers, wisdom and guidance. Proverbs 22:6
She was known to many by many names, “Sister”,”Aunt Sis”,”Aunt Bernice”,”Queen B”and “Nanny”.
Our daddy called her “Baby”.
We were blessed to be able to call her “Mama”.

Kathleen Howard/Davidson

November 5, 2019

Prayers to Mr. BOYD and his family in the sad passing of Mrs. Bernice. What a loving husband you have been.

Mary Speer Jackson

November 5, 2019

Sorry to hear of your family's loss. Met her in 1945 when we all lived at the R idge. Rode the same school bus went to the same church. Hers was a large family as well as mine and we each had a child about the same age as one of theirs, she married into the same family as my youngest sister did. My best to all the family. I think she will be greatly missed by her family and by the county,

debra harrison

November 5, 2019

My favorite memory was the re commitment ceremony. you could tell there was so much love between them.

Carol Jessee

November 4, 2019

So sorry to learn of the passing of the best classroom volunteer ever when I was Susan's 4th grade teacher at Todd Grant!! I was Mrs. Simmes back then in the early 1970s.
Our deepest sympathy to Boyd and Susan and the entire Gault family.
Carol and Jeff Jessee, Longwood, Florida

Sandra Parker

November 4, 2019

Wonderful neighbor for over 50 years whom I will greatly miss. My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends whose hearts are broken. She is now resting in peace and my prayers are for those left behind that need peace and comfort in your time of bereavement. She was a true Proverbs 31 lady.

Regina OQuinn

November 3, 2019

Mrs. Gault, or ‘Sister’ was a true gem of a lady. She and her husband Boyd always made me feel welcome, appreciated, and were generous with their love. Her smile would light up the room and always made my day. It was my privilege and honor to provide care and be a small part of their lives. God bless Mr. Boyd and all the children and extended family. You will all be in my prayers

Mary Berg

November 3, 2019

It was an honor to be your nurse and to share in your 65 year love story. I will always have a place in my heart for you as well as the entire Gault family. With deepest love and prayers. Mary Berg, RN

Nakita Saddler

November 3, 2019

Wonderful woman of God, Ms. Gault beautiful smile and blue eyes will truly be missed. Shes been the start of my day for many months. To know her and her family brought much joy to my life. Continue sharing the love for one another that she’s embedded in each of you. She’s left an imprint on all of us. Blessings ♥️

Love,
Nakita (Heartland Aide)

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