June 9, 1999
BERNICE O. OSBORNE
Bernice O. Osborne, 67, of 13 Tennis Lane, died on Saturday, May 29, 1999, at Sentara Hampton General Hospital. A native of Rocky Mount, N.C., she had been a resident of Hampton for 67 years. She was employed by the Veterans Administration for 27 years, retiring in 1987, and was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Hampton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Osborne Sr. She is survived by three sons, Dwight Osborne, James Osborne Jr. and Lamont Osborne, all of Hampton; sisters, Marguerite Jones of Newport News, Willie Bea Robinson of Chesapeake and Gloria Hodges of Hampton; six grandchildren and five great- grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held at noon on Thursday, June 10, in Hampton Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Anderson W. Clary. Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Assemble at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Smith Brothers Funeral Home, 545 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, 723-4117. Viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday at Smith Brothers Funeral Home.