Bernice (Verneice) Agee

Bernice (Verneice) Agee (Conway)

Saturday, July 21st, 1923 - Saturday, June 27th, 2020
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Bernice (Verneice) Conway was born on July 21, 1923 to the union of Major and Nealie Eugene Conway in Shelby, Mississippi. Her mother and father, three sisters, Ruth Conway, Mary Johnson and Ethel Lavelle Ward, four brothers, Willie Conway, Lenard Conway, Major Conway and James Conway, four sister-in-laws, Pauline Conway, O.C. Lee Conway, Katie Mae Conway and Frenetter Conway all proceeded her in death.

Bernice was baptized at an early age and completed her education in the Mississippi Public School System.

Bernice was blessed with seven children. Bernice was united in holy matrimony to James “Bilbo” Agee on February 7, 1948. James preceded her in death. To this union five children were born, Laveria, Linda, Carl, Toni Anita and Dwayne. Laveria, Carl and Dwayne preceded her in death.

Bernice and James moved to Flagstaff, Arizona in 1951. Later they relocated to Chicago, Illinois. Bernice worked odd jobs and after the death of her daughter, Laveria, Bernice cared for her three grandchildren, Lonnell, Terry and Tanika. Bernice was loving and caring and would do anything for her family and others.

Bernice joined Fellowship M.B. Church on May 6, 2005 during a Mother’s Day service. She departed this life on June 27, 2020 at 11:02 pm at home surrounded by family members.

Bernice leaves to cherish her memory: Her children, Lester (Lois) Agee, and Linda (Harvey) Davis of Chicago, Illinois; Leon (Alice) Conway of Bellwood, Illinois; and Toni Anita (Joe) Gray of Bolingbrook, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Holy Corinthian M.B. Church
    401 South 5th Avenue
    MAYWOOD, IL 60153
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  • Interment

    Oakridge Cemetery
    4301 West Roosevelt Rd.
    HILLSIDE, IL 60162
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Mychale Hyland Sr.

Posted at 10:31pm
I am sorry I couldnt be there to see you one last time grandma. I love you and will miss you ... RIH
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Doris Mallory

Posted at 09:25pm
You and your family have my deepest condolences. I love you guys so much Bonk & mama Toni.
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