Respect You've Known


1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870




Respect You've Known

Bernice passed away Monday night, Jan. 29, 2018, in Roanoke Rapids. She was born May 12, 1926 in Pleasant Hill, TN. Daughter of Hunter and Gladys Bradbury and was the oldest of six children. Moved to Akron, Ohio during WWII to work in a factory. Married Russell E. Osburn and raised two sons there. Moved to North Carolina after they both retired. She made many friends in Roanoke Rapids and they all called her Grandma. She was a loving wife, mother and Grandmother. She loved her many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Osburn, son Garry D. Osburn Sr., brothers, Charles and Samuel Bradbury.

Survived by son, Raymond and wife, Cathy Osburn. Daughter-in-law, Brenda Osburn.  Granddaughters; Dawn DeMuessy (husband Todd), and Starr Osburn. Grandson, Garry D. Osburn Jr., (wife Heather). Great-Grandsons: Jacob and Mitchell DeMuesy, Garry D. Osburn, III and Austin Osburn. Great-Granddaughter, Brandi Osburn. Sisters: Betty Kemmer, Doris (husband Carson), Pharris and Harriet Coe.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Thursday, Feb 1, 2018, at Wrenn, Clarke and Hagan Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Roanoke Valley Rescue Squad, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870