M. Bernice Edmondson Little of Landenberg

M. Bernice Edmondson Little, 94, of Landenberg, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. She was the wife of the late Kirby Lane Little, who died in 1999, and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage.

M. Bernice Little

Born in Mount Hope, W.Va., she was the eldest daughter of the late Charles Blaine and the late Retha (Stansberry) Edmondson.

She attended school in Lansing, N.C. Bernice worked for Yeatman Greenhouses and also the Wynette Dress Shop in Kennett Square. She and her husband were founding members of Kennett Square Missionary Baptist Church and she attended there most of her adult life. Bernice enjoyed church, family, gardening, genealogy, travel and bible study.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Malbone (Martin G.) of West Grove; sons, J. Stephen Little (Franca) of Landenberg and D. Johnnie Little (Carol Ann) of Kennett Square; seven grandchildren, Gale Miller, Dallas Little, Kathy McConnell, Mario Little, Michael Little, Mark Little, and Nicholas Little and eight great-grandchildren, Danny Miller, Taylor Royer, Cassidy Royer, Sierra McConnell, Cole Little, Jordan Hoback, Primo Little and Carter Little.

She was predeceased by a son, Richard Danny; a granddaughter, Stephanie DelCampo; a brother, Galen, and sisters, Wanda and Laska.

You are invited to visit with Bernice’s family and friends from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Kennett Square Missionary Baptist Church, 408 Bayard Rd., Kennett Square PA 19348.  Her funeral service will follow at 11. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the church at the aforementioned address.  Arrangements are by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com


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