Bernice L. Price, 93, Melvern: Jan. 1, 1921 – May 16, 2014

MELVERN – Bernice L. Price, 93, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Midland Hospice House, in Topeka, Kan. She was born on Jan. 1, 1921, in Elenton, Ga., the daughter of William and Mabel Clifton Chafin.

Bernice had lived in Melvern since 1951. She worked at different jobs through the years, but had always considered being a homemaker the most important. She was a very active member of the Melvern Church of God.

On July 23, 1939, Bernice was united in marriage to Charles “C.A.” Price, in Moultrie, Ga.

Bernice was preceded in death by her husband Charles on Feb. 2, 2006; son, J. Fain Price, on Aug. 21, 2003; her parents; brother, Ernest Chafin; and sister, Clara Mae Chafin.

Bernice’s descendants are her two daughters, Olivia Feltner (Ron), Orange Park, Fla., and Debbie Corby, Topeka; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Price, Derby; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Melvern Church of God. Burial will be in the Melvern Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday at Feltner Funeral Home in Lyndon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melvern Church of God, Midland Hospice Care, or Melvern Community Pride, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.


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