Bernice Cutler, daughter of the late Jack Bowman and Myrtle Bowman, was born in Morton Grove, Ill., on March 5, 1927, and died in St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis on Dec. 20, 2006, at the age of 79.
Bernice lived most of her life in Dexter and considered it to be her home. She worked in Dexter or Sikeston through the years and raised a family at the same time. While living in Dexter, she was an active member of the First Christian Church in Dexter.
On Sept. 2, 1950, Bernice was united in marriage to Glen Cutler at Piggott, Ark. Mr. Cutler preceded her in death on April 16, 1996.
Surviving are her son, Mark Cutler of St. Charles; and her grandson of St. Charles.
Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel.
The funeral service will then be conducted in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vaughn Wright officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.