Bernice Lea Vanfleet-Elliott

September 24, 1939 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 81)


Bernice Lea Vanfleet - Elliott, 81, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was called home by the lord on 10/27/2020.

She was born to parents Dale Vanfleet and Hazel Nadine Ricketts-Vanfleet, on 09/24/1939 in Trenton, Missouri.

She graduated from Trenton Senior High in 1957.

Bernice worked as a Bookkeeper/Clerical for 35+ years.
After 35+ years of service, she retired from Trenton Municipal Utilities in 1995.

She enjoyed and loved gardening, canning,cooking and flowers. Bernice also belonged to Beta Sigma Phi and the Red Hatters Club.

Bernice met Charles Elliott in 1993. They were married in August of 1995 in Pomme de Terre Lake, Missouri. Together they had 2 sons: Jeff Brown and Chanse Elliott.

Bernice is survived by her son, Jeff Brown, of Murfreesboro, TN.; seven grandchildren-Spencer and Heather Brown, Giuliana Feamster, Gia Tirella, Gabrielle Brown, Kiley, Mariah, and Dawson Elliott; and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Robert "Pepper" Vanfleet, brother, 2017; Charles Elliott, husband, 2018; and Chanse Elliott, step-son, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Christian Church, or the Alzheimer's Organization in Bernice's name.  

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton, Missouri



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Memorial Service
July 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

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