OZARK - Bernice Olene Risner, 79, formerly of Portageville, died Oct. 4, 2007, at Ozark Care Nursing Center.
Born March 11, 1930, in Rogersville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Nora I. Brown and Arnold Springer.
On April 27, 1946, in Alabama, she married Willie T. "Bill" Risner, who preceded her in death.
Two sons, William Dale Risner and Donald Wayne Risner, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one son, Jerry Risner of St. Peters; two daughters, Bernice Faye Bradley of Portageville and Susie Hawkins of Ozark; one sister, Sarah Davenport of Leighton, Ala.; one brother, W.A. Springer of Tuscumbia, Ala.; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Friday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. James McCullough will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Caruthersville Cemetery.