Bernice Dozier, of Gray, departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at her residence. She was 75 years of age.
She was the daughter of the late George and Nollie Payne. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Hutton, brother, Harold Payne, and granddaughter, Tina Renea Hubbs.
She is survived by her husband, Curt Dozier, of Gray; five daughters, Wanda Hart and husband Butch, of Corbin, Ruby Hubbs and husband Harold, of Corbin, Mary Potter and husband Gary, of Corbin, Louise Bays and husband Earl, of Keavy, and Annette Garland, of Corbin; one son, Ray Dozier and wife Pat, of Corbin; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty McCreary; one brother, Carl Payne; and many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Johnson and Bro. Patrick Decker officiating. Burial will be in the Brafford Cemetery with friends serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home where messages may be written at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com