Bernice was born Ona Bernice White on July 3, 1930 in Fredericksburg and died October 18, 2020 at the age of 90 years, 3 months, and 15 days.
She was the third child of Stanford and Lettie White. They lived as a family mostly in the Kerr and Gillespie counties. Her early Texas pioneering family arrived during the 1820’s of which she was so proud of the ten generation heritage.
Bernice attended Turtle Creek School and Tivy High School in Kerrville. Over the years, Bernice worked for the Old San Francisco Steakhouse in San Antonio and Austin, Texas in almost every position in the OSFS Corporation.
In 1945, Bernice met Henry Allen Schumacher and they married for 23 years. Together they had 3 daughters, Marie Jeanette Johnston, Dottie Marie Schumacher Jones, and Barbara Ann Jamerson.
In May 1968, Bernice married Pete Lucio and they had a son, Stanford Anthony Lucio, who is deceased, and daughter, Shannon Bernice Lucio.
Bernice is survived by four (4) son- in laws: Guy Stephen Jones, Robert Stephen Jamerson, Eddie Dean Lutz, and Chuck Castillo; nine (9) grandchildren: Ginger Marie Schwartz and husband Louis Todd Schwartz, Weslee Nathan Jones and wife Julie Deanna Jones, Kimberly Ann Alexander, Bryan Lucio, Ashli Kyrstyne Smith, Anthony Moreno Jr., Nathan Ryan Alarcon, Mason Blake Alarcon, Jaylen Romana Alarcon; six (6) great grandchildren: Meghan Amber Ingalls and husband Peter Ingalls, Cooper Lloyd Schwartz, Shelby Reagan Jones, Blake Hartlee Jones, Kaiden Brooke Alexander, Caleb Selanne; one (1) great-great grandchild: Jaxson Ingalls.
Bernice was a member and active in The Faith for Life church located in Round Rock and a life-long member of Unity Worldwide Ministries of Unity Village, Missouri. She took pride in holding the Parent–Teacher Association President office in the San Antonio Independent School District. While Bernice was living in Austin, Texas she was an avid volunteer for the Republican Party. She devoted many hours to serve as docent guide at the Mc Nay Museum in Austin as she was always ready with a helping hand; always having a positive attitude.
Bernice was a remarkably good, thoughtful, hardworking, fun-loving person. She was a person of great integrity and love.
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