JEFFRESS FUNERAL HOME
2000 North Main Street
South Boston, VA 24592
CATHY HART BARKSDALE, MANAGER
June 06, 1952 - July 18, 2021
Mr. Bernice Garland, AKA “BG from NC” died July 18th at the age of 69.
Mr. Garland was born in Person County, NC on June 18, 1952 to Lucy Hughes and the late Ernest Garland and was married to Joyce Garland. At an early age he joined Oak Level A.M.E. Church.
Mr. Garland is survived by his wife: Joyce Garland of the home; (1) daughter: Karen Foster (Cornelius); (1) son: Gregory Garland (Deena) his wife: Lucy Garland; (4) sisters: Queen Garland, Janice Moore, Gloria Garland and Jennie Call (Michael); (2) brothers: Leroy Elliott (Rosa) and Eustace “Lady” Elliott (Queen); (6) grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, cousin, other relatives and friends. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by (1) son: Carl Garland; (1) brother: Ernest Garland and (1) granddaughter: Sierra Garland.
Funeral service for Mr. Bernice Garland will be Saturday, July 24th at 2 p.m. at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church in Semora, NC with Dr. Larry Wilson, officiating.
Public viewing for family and friends will Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church in Semora, NC.
Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.