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Bernice Higginbotham Lancaster

December 14, 1937 — January 7, 2023

Bernice Higginbotham Lancaster

Mrs. Bernice Higginbotham Lancaster, 85, of Elberton, GA passed away at Heardmont Nursing Home on Saturday, January 7, 2023.


Mrs. Lancaster was born December 14, 1937 in Elberton, GA to Rufus Howard Higginbotham and Jewette Mauldin Higginbotham.


Left to cherish her memories are her daughter and son-in-law: Mary Evelyn Gafford and Wayne Gafford of Dahlonega, GA, son and daughter-in-law: Russell Kennon Wood and Norma Wood of Dewy Rose, GA, six grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents Rufus Howard Higginbotham and Jewette Mauldin Higginbotham and her husband John Lancaster.


Private memorial services to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.


Berry Funeral Home and Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Bernice Higginbotham Lancaster.

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