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February 1, 2018

Burial Date: February 5, 2018

Funeral services will be Monday, February 5 at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 1:00pm. The burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park.

Bernice Bailey Acord

Mrs. Bernice Bailey Acord, a lifelong resident of Bolt died at Harper Mills Nursing Home on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at the age of 94.

Her husband, Harless Acord preceded her in death in 1970. She was the last surviving child of the late Austin and Nancy Mae Snuffer Bailey.

A homemaker, Bernice enjoyed quilting and traveling with her children. She attended the Glen White Church of God.

Bernice is survived by five sons, Dallas, Sammy (Cheryl), and Arnold (Sherry) all of Bolt, Ronald (Betty) of Lester and Keith of North Royalton, OH; four daughters, Joyce Jump, Ella Dougherty (Bernie) and Brenda Entler all of Chocowinity, NC and Judith Hauver (Carroll) of Williamsburg, VA.

There are 15 surviving grandchildren, Gregory and Michael Osborne, Brian Acord, Ronald Wayne and Jason Acord, Angela and Kenneth Acord, Justin Samsel, Tanya Hwang, Krista Beckwith, Jeffrey Wade, Adam Acord, Heather Nicolau, Ryan and Aaron Acord; granddaughter, Lauren Wade died in 2017. A large extended family of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews survive as well.

Funeral services will be Monday, February 5 at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 1:00pm. The burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park. Pastor Garry Hall will be officiating.