Bernice Bowles Johnson

Published 10:31 am Monday, January 4, 2021

Bernice Bowles Johnson

January 1, 2021


Bernice Bowles Johnson, age 92, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, January 1, 2021.  A graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, 4 p.m., Monday, January 4. Pastor Johnny Moore will officiate.

Bernice Bowles Johnson was born August 2, 1928 to Johnny Bowles and Fanny Carter Bowles.  She was a Cairo, Georgia native.  Bernice married Heber Johnson, who preceded her in death.  Bernice was a homemaker.  She took great care of her entire family.  She nursed all who needed attention.  Bernice was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.  A loving mother and grandmother, she will be deeply missed.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her children, Randy Johnson (Helena) of Cairo and Rita Thomas (Tommy) of Thomasville, Georgia; son-in-law, Ted Collins of Whigham, Georgia; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and children, Donna Lynn Johnson and Claudette Ann Collins.

The family offers a special thank you to Bridget Osborn, Nicole Johnson, and the staff of Kindred Hospice for their attention to the care of Bernice.


On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.