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Bernice Rainey

March 18, 1932 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 89)


Bernice  Rainey, 89, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, September 24, 2021, at West Tennessee Healthcare-Dyersburg Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Friday, March 18, 1932 in Steele, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Everett Faulkner and the late Lucille Faulkner.  Mrs. Rainey was a retired employee of the Dyer County School System and member of Mt. Tirzah Baptist Church.  

Graveside services for Mrs. Rainey will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 26, 2021at Dyer County Memorial Gardens in Dyersburg, Tennessee.  Officiating this service will be Dr. John Lowrance and Rev. Bill Taylor.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:00 P.M. until 2:30 P.M. at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.  

She leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Linda Lowrance of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Ed Rainey (Gloria) of Memphis, Tennessee.  one grandson, Todd Lowrance (Jennifer) of Newbern, Tennessee and one great-grandchild, Jenna Lowrance of Newbern, Tennessee.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, David Rainey.  son-in-law, Bobby Joe Lowrance; one great-granddaughter Kali Lowrance and four brothers and two sisters.

Honoring Mrs. Rainey as pallbearers will be Steve Webb, Mike Hicks, John Hicks, Jorge Cruxent, Steve Williams and Patrick Cunnings. 

Online condolences may be made to the family at  Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Bernice Rainey.

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Graveside Service
September 26, 2021

3:00 PM
Dyer County Memorial Gardens, Dyersburg, Tennessee

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