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Bernise Williams, Jr.

October 22, 1944 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Bernise Williams, Jr. Obituary

Bernise Williams, Jr., loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, departed this life at the age of 79 on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.

He was born on October 22, 1944 in Gibson, NC, the son of the late Bernise Williams and the late Mae Bell Easterling Williams. Bernise proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1965-1969. In June 1979, he married the love of his life, Mary Louise Steiner Williams, with whom he shared a beautiful life. Bernise worked in the Gas Utility Industry for 27 years, beginning his career with Brooklyn Union Gas Company as a supervisor, then continuing his career with KeySpan as a Director before retiring. He enjoyed exercising, especially, jogging and bike riding, woodworking, and cars. Bernise, fondly called Bernie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Mary Morrison, Lunette McColl; father and mother-in-law, William and Martha Steiner.

He is survived by his adored wife of 44 years, Mary Williams; children, Trevor B. Williams and Natasha C. Commissiong; brothers, Lee Mackie, Sam Mackie, Ronnie Mackie; and grandchildren, Terra Williams, Charlotte Commissiong, Gabriel Commissiong; along with a host of loving nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Lutheran Church of the Living Word officiated by Pastor Linda Nelson. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Park.  

Visitation will be held prior to the services from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the church.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Lutheran Church of the Living Word
1925 South Main Street
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Lutheran Church of the Living Word
1925 South Main Street
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Committal
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Park
Hwy. 15 -401
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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