Bernice Alston Pierce, 86, passed away March 29, 2015. She was born in North Carolina to the late John and Arline Alston Pierce. Bernice received her Bachelor’s Degree from Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC and her Master’s Degree from William and Mary. She was an avid reader and bridge player. She enjoyed sports, especially golf, and loved spending summer vacations with her friends in the Outer Banks. Bernice was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Newport News and worked as a teacher and supervisor with the Newport News School Systems.
She is survived by her cousins Faye Alston Gordon and Pamela Alston Robertson.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 9, at 2:30pm at The Arbors, 1100 William Styron Square Newport News. Interment will take place at a later date at Peninsula Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made to the Diabetes Association or National Cancer Research.