OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
1200 Chester Street, Little Rock
Published: July 12, 2018
Mrs. Bernice Perkins, age 95, departed this life July 6, 2018 at her residence in Little Rock, Ark. Family Hour 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 First Baptist Church, 811 S.A. Jones Drive, N.L.R., Ark. Funeral Services 1 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 also at First Baptist Church.
Bernice was a faithful member of Gospel Temple. She served on the kitchen committee, nursery, Usher Board and as a NBC Director. She loved gardening, cooking and teaching children. Ms. Bernice was a mentor to many.
Bernice leaves to cherish her memory: Edward (Louise) Barrett, Jr. of Little Rock, Ark., Mahogani (Illene) Moncrief of Las Vegas, Nev., Jeanette Cook of Flint, Mich., Emily (Isaac) Webb of Mabelvale, Ark., George (Rosemary) Moncrief of North Little Rock, Ark., Sidney (Takisha) Moncrief of Dallas, Texas. Bernice was preceded in death by her husband David Perkins of 34 years, and husband Oral Moncrief. There are 12 siblings, two granddaughters, Jennifer Barrett and Michelle Barrett. Her son, Doyle Moncrief, departed three days after she transitioned.
In lieu of flowers, please donate any amount to the Bernice Perkins Stanmore Scholarship Fund. Special thanks to The House Calls Programs Staff, Gail Miller of Elite and Nettie Smith. Arrangements entrusted to Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72202. (501) 372-1305.
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