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Cotten Funeral Home

2201 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC

OBITUARY

Bernice Jeanette Hill

December 8, 1937January 11, 2020
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Bernice Jeanette Hill, 82, of Vanceboro, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

A loving wife and mother, Bernice cared deeply for her family, friends and church family. She was a member of Macedonia O.F.W.B. Church in Ernul where she enjoyed preparing meals for her family, friends, and anyone in need, which included the soup kitchen and church benevolence committee. One of her great loves was supporting and raising funds for Camp Vandemere. Bernice also loved to travel and see new places, including all 50 states as well as destinations overseas. Through the years, some of her favorite pasttimes were collecting dolls and gardening.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Kenneth Hill; children, Sylvia Jackson Ward (Terry) of Kinston, Andrew "Andy" Jackson (Jennifer) of Dover, and Joseph Jackson (Linda) of Vanceboro; sister, Peggy Huff of Waynesville; grandchildren, Jenny Hawkins, Beverly Brooks, Andrew Jackson, Jr., Lacy Rae Ward, and Douglas V. Jackson; and five great grandchildren, Sydney Hawkins, Brianna Hawkins, Caleb Hawkins, Benjamin Jackson, and Adalyn Jackson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, January 13th at Cotten Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 14th at Cotten Funeral Chapel with the Reverend Mike Scott officiating. Burial will follow at the Hill Family Cemetery in Vanceboro.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Charlotte Nobles

January 13, 2020

Mrs. Bernice was a wonderful lady she was my next door neighbor for many years. She and her husband Kenny were two people that you could always count on for anything no matter when day or night. She will be missed by all who knew her. Praying for het entire family that God will give them strength to face the days ahead

Richard & Jodie Glosson

January 12, 2020

Ms Bernice was always a sweet loving lady. She always had a loving and giving spirit. She will be greatly missed, but, Praise The Lord we have the promise of seeing her again one day. We have been Blessed to have known her in this earthly life. Now she has a new body in the presence of Our Heavenly Father. God Bless. Richard & Jodie Glosson

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