MT. PLEASANT Mrs. Bernice Fink Burleyson of Christywood Lane, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at her home. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by the Rev. James Strickland. Burial followed at Pine Grove Baptist Church cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home beginning at 1 p.m., prior to the service. Bernice was born June 7, 1932, in Concord, to the late Ode and Eva Cagle Fink. She was preceded in death by husband, Edward Lee Burleyson; son, Edward Ray Burleyson; daughter, Peggy Sue Hicks; and nine brothers and sisters. Bernice grew up farming off Flowe Store Road, and later continued farming off Gold Hill Road on the opposite end of the county. Her life focused around her family and caring for them. Bernice is survived by her son, Melvin L. Burleyson and Wanda of Mt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Scotty, Jason, Justin, Joshua, and Melissa; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Lucille Plott, Hattie Crisco, and Caroline Burris; and a number of nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent at wilkinsonfuneralhome.com. Wilkinson Funeral Home is serving the Burleyson family.