Bernice Cantley


Bernice B. Cantley was born April 14, 1943, in Bullard, Texas, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Myrtle and Zelvin Cantley. She passed away Feb. 8, 2013, in Choctaw, Okla., at the age of 69.

Survivors include her husband, Willie Bennett; former husband, Billy (Ruth) Medlock; daughters, Mary Terrette (Kevin) Medlock-Burks, Pamala Medlock (Mark Reed), and Donnie Medlock; twin sister, Bertha (T.J.) Johnson; sister, Belvin (Mack) Davis; brothers, Zebedee Nathan Cantley and Zeb (Brenda) Cantley; a host of grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Corinth Baptist Church, Bullard, Texas, with the Rev. Z.L. Cantley, eulogist, and the Rev. John D. Johnson III officiating.

Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery under direction of Pollard Funeral Homes Inc., Oklahoma City, Okla.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 15, 2013