Bernice Watson Lanier


Bernice Watson Lanier


Bernice Watson Lanier

January 27, 1927 – December 25, 2013

Bernice Watson Lanier, 86, of Covington, died on December 25, 2013. Born in Middleton, Tenn., she was retired from the Tipton County Veterans Services Office and was a member of First Baptist Church Covington. 

Funeral services took place on Friday, Dec. 27 at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home with the Rev. Chuck Williams officiating. She was buried at Covington Memorial Gardens. 

The widow of Judge William F. Lanier, she is survived by daughters Monica Lanier Myers of Arlington and Charlotte Lanier Carr (Eddie) of Southaven, Miss. and grandchildren Robert Burns Myers III, William Lanier Lannom and Lindsay Jean Lannom.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and five brothers.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Covington or to the Samaritan’s Purse. 

The Leader (Covington, Tenn.)

Thursday, January 2, 2014