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Ms. Bernice Forehand Mitchem, age 92, of Bonifay, Florida passed away December 31, 2023, at her home.  She was born October 11, 1931, in Bonifay, Florida to the late Hezzie Forehand and Myrtle Pate Forehand.  In addition to her parents, Bernice was preceded in death by one sister, Wynell Steele and one brother, Ralph Forehand.


Ms. Mitchem is survived by her daughter, Debra Hall of Bonifay, FL; her son, Joseph Clark and wife Susan of Fort Myers, FL; four grandchildren, Scott, Kristie, Tiffany, Ryan, and Erica; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Junior Forehand; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, January 8, 2024, in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow in the New Smyrna Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Monday from 9 to 10 AM at Peel Funeral Home.



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