Bernice was a resident of Richlands, North Carolina.
Born in Upstate New York, Bernice was the daughter of the late Fred and Viola Hicks. She is also predeceased in death by her husband, Milton Palmer; and a daughter, Crystal Palmer Yoder.
Surviving are a daughter, Melody Palmer; a grandson, Mark Morrow and wife Debbie; a granddaughter, Tiffany Marchman; and two great-grandchildren, Jackson Marchman and Megan Morrow.
Bernice will be fondly remembered for being soft-spoken, kind, and generous. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Bernice had a passion for gardening and collecting antiques. Her hobbies included playing Bocce, bowling, making puzzles, and watching the birds and squirrels from her kitchen window.
A celebration of life will be held in Rochester, New York at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your local senior center.
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