Bernice B. Stevens


Mrs. Bernice B. Stevens, of Virginia Beach, formerly of the Shore, went to her heavenly home to unite with her Lord and Savior early Thursday morning, Sept. 23, 2021, at her residence.

Born in Painter, Bernice was the youngest and the last of 13 children born to William and Ella Bailey. Bernice met and married the love of her life, Booker T. Stevens, and they were married for 56 years. She was a proud mother of eight children and was a full-time housewife.

Private funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at the Chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac. Interment will be in the Bailey Cemetery, Painter.

Bernice is survived by her devoted husband, Booker T. Stevens; eight children, Yvonne Gaynor, Warren Bailey, Esco Parker, Reginald Bailey, Margo Stevens, April Bibbins, Gary Stevens, and Rickey Harmon, whom she raised as her son; 13 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.

Arrangements are by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
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