Ruth Bernard

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 6, 2010

NATCHEZ — Services for Ruth Beatrice Bernard, 65, of Natchez, who died Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home in Bude.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from noon until service time Saturday, both at the church.

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Ms. Bernard was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Natchez, the daughter of James Henry Bernard and Annie Laura Duncan Bernard. She was a member of the Nursing Home Committee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Cassandra Foster; and one brother, Bennie Robson.

Survivors include three loving daughters, Criseider Ann Foster and Jack White, Sandra Foster Gibson, all of Atlanta, and Felicia Darcell Foster of Natchez; one devoted son, Zachary V. Foster Sr. and wife, Mary, of Baton Rouge; three sisters, Marcella Washington, Annie Mary Dunmore and Susan Hunt, all of Natchez; one brother, Clarence Robson and wife, Willie Mae, of Natchez; seven grandchildren; a special friend, Willie Mae Turner; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.