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Friday, April 21, 2017
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Mrs. Bernice L. Oxendine, age 79 of Fayetteville, NC, departed this life on April 18, 2017, she was born on December 17, 1937 in Columbus County.
She was preceded in death by her husband Purcell Oxendine, her father, John Luther Burnett, mother, Bertha Lee Burnett; two sisters, Sarah Locklear and Dorothy Barefoot and one son Percy Oxendine, and a close friend, William Blue.
Sister Bernice retired from the North Carolina Indian Housing in 1998, she was a loving, caring mother, grandmother and friend. She opened her home to anyone in need.
She is survived by one brother Apostle John W. Burnett and wife Ada of Fuquay Varina, NC, four sons; Rev. Ricky Burnett and wife Paula of Fayetteville, NC, Michael Oxendine of Fayetteville, NC, Jeffrey Oxendine, and wife Ronda of Fayetteville, NC, Stanley Oxendine, and fiance Katie Brewington, of Fayetteville, NC; one adopted son Daughtry Morrison, of Fayetteville, NC; two daughters, Vicky Walters of Fayetteville, NC, Linda Moad of Lumberton, NC; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Cape Fear Baptist Church (East Fayetteville) on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Lumbee Memorial Gardens in Lumberton, NC.
Services are entrusted to Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service & Crematory, Inc .