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Bernice Lee (Riner) Fox

December 5, 1928 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 90)


BERNICE LEE RINER FOX, 90, A 72 YEAR RESIDENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD. DIED AT THE CASEY HOUSE HOSPICE ON AUGUST 19, 2019. MRS.

FOX WAS BORN ON DECEMBER 5, 1928, NEAR RUCKERSVILLE IN GREENE COUNTY VIRGINIA. SHE WENT TO BRODUS WOOD HIGH SCHOOL WHERE SHE MET HER FUTURE HUSBAND STEVE. THEY MARRIED IN 1946 AND WERE MARRIED ALMOST 60 YEARS. SHE MOVED TO MARYLAND IN 1947 WHERE SHE RAISED HER FAMILY. SHE WAS A WORKING MOM AND SPENT MOST OF HER CAREER AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IN THE DEFENSE INDUSTRY UNTIL SHE RETIRED IN 1993. SHE SPENT HER RETIREMENT YEARS TRAVELING, DOING GENEOLOGY RESEARCH, HELPED HER FAMILY AND DOTED ON HER GRANDCHILDREN.

ALWAYS A LOVING MOTHER AND DEVOTED GRANDMOTHER, SHE DEDICATED HER LIFE TO HER FAMILY. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF FORCEY BIBLE CHURCH IN SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND.

IN ADDITION TO HER THREE SONS, STEVEN RONALD, RICHARD ARNOLD, AND KEVIN LEE, SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER DAUGHTER-IN-LAW HEIDI, FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, VICTORIA, JUSTIN, CASSANDRA, KATHARINE, CHRISTIN, AND TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN HENRY AND NOELLE. HUSBAND STEVE WATSON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW DENISE VIVIAN AND GRANDDAUGHTER, SARAH IRENE, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
August 23, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Visitation
Friday
August 23, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Visitation
Saturday
August 24, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Spring Hill Baptist Church
2620 Fray's Mill Road
Ruckersville, VA 22968

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 24, 2019

2:00 PM
Spring Hill Baptist Church
2620 Fray's Mill Road
Ruckersville, VA 22968

Interment following funeral service

Oakwood Cemetery
727-849 1st Street South
Charlottesville, VA 22902


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