Bernice Loy, age 78, of Hot Springs, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
She was born on March 9, 1943, in Bear, Arkansas, to the late David Lawrence Muncrief and Willie Maxine Rowe Muncrief. She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Leon Loy; her daughter, Melissa Loy, five brothers, David Muncrief, Herman, Muncrief, Edsel Muncrief, Clifford Muncrief and Wayne Muncrief; and two sisters, Norma Reynolds and Dorothy Reynolds.
She was a Christian and a faithful member of Apostolic Faith Tabernacle. She worked for many years as a food service manager for the Lake Hamilton School District. Bernice loved family get togethers, church functions, collecting tea pots, cookbooks, doing needlework and was extremely active in her church. She was loved by all that knew her and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael A. and Ruthie Loy of Royal, and Kevin L. and Angi Loy of Hot Springs; three grandchildren and spouses, Blake and Brittany Loy, Benjamin and Samantha Loy, and Lacy Green; three great-grandchildren, Brooklynn, Kinsley and Olivia Loy; two brothers, Raymond Muncrief and Harold Muncrief; two sisters, Estelle Davis and Imogene Whisenhunt; several nieces, nephews, other extended family members and many good friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, July 23, 2021, at Apostolic Faith Tabernacle with Rev. Dennis Anderson officiating.
Interment will be in the Lowe Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Sorrell, Bradley Sorrell, Stephen Barnett, Snapper Fikes, Blake Loy and Benjamin Loy.
Honorary Pallbearers are Susan Anderson, Beth Cloud, Faye Spears, Ruby Hancock, Brookfield Memory Care staff and National Park Medical Center staff.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.