Bernise Hand Burch, 82, of Grand Ridge died peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Marianna.
Bernise was born April 21, 1935 in Sneads, FL to the late Malkie & Ethel Hewett. She was an angel who loved her family and cherished every moment she had with them. Bernise was a faithful member of Sneads Assembly of God church for many years. Besides her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husbands, Sidney Hand and Kenneth Burch; one brother, JL Hewett; three sisters, Queenie Williams, Edna Sanderson, and Esther Neel.
Bernise is survived by her son, Leslie Hand and wife, Brenda; daughter, Marie Hand Carullo, husband, Sal; Martha Hand Barfield and husband, Tony Kinlaw, son, Lester Hand and wife, Katie; three step daughters, Angie Brogniez, Gina Burch Ballard and Katrina Nobles and husabnd, Brad; 15 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.three brothers, Charles Hewett and wife, Betty, Donald Hewett and wife, Tina, and Harry Hewett and wife, Sue; three sisters, Catherine Danley, Dorothy Trotter and husband, Herman, and Shirley Matthews and husband, Farris.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Sneads Assembly of God Church with Rev. Juno Douglas officiating. Interment will follow in Carpenter Cemetery, Grand Ridge, with James & Sikes Maddox Chapel directing. Visitation will be 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at Sneads Assembly of God Church. http://www.jamesandsikesfuneralhome.com