Bernice Mae Jones Byrum

Published 8:22 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Bernice Mae Jones Byrum, 76, passed away May 17, 2016. She was born in Isle of Wight County and was raised by the late Gus Constant Sr. and Hattie Beatrice Duck Jones. Bernice was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Willie Henry Byrum, son, Gerald J. Humphrey Jr., sister, Rose Jones Mycko, and brother, Neil Jones. She retired as a waitress at The Dining Room and was a member of Suffolk’s Women of the Moose.

Bernice is survived by her sons, David G. Humphrey, Michael R. Humphrey and wife, Sharon D., Johnny V. Perry and wife, Barbara; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Jones Riddick; half-sister, Elaine Cutchins; half-brother, Gus Constant Jr. and wife, Vicki; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be Friday, May 20, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Parr Funeral Home & Crematory with Ismael Melendez officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be posted at

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