Bernita Ann Leffew

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Bernita Ann Leffew, 61, died May 23, 2021 in Danville. Born July 27, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, she was the daughter of the late George and Bernice White Lemonds. She worked as a nurse at Ephraim McDowell. Bernita loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed the beach and was a die hard Louisville fan. Bernita was a member of First Baptist. She is predeceased by a brother, Russell Lemonds and a son Chuck Leffew. She is survived by her husband, William Charles Leffew; her daughter, Cierra (Daniel) Emerson; two sons, Bobby (Kyla) Leffew and Travis (Renita) Leffew; a sister Linda Gray; two brothers, Kenny (Sharon) Lemonds and Philip (Robin) Geveshausen; and seven grandchildren, Alyssa Wysong, Caleb Leffew, Braylee Leffew, Peyton Leffew, Kynslee Leffew, Karrington Leffew, and Emerson Leffew. Public visitation will be held from 6 pm – 8 pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Funeral service will be held at 11 am, Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Reverend Tim Mathis will officiate. Pallbearers will be Chuck Leffew, Bobby Leffew, Travis Leffew and Daniel Emerson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenny Lemonds, Peyton Leffew, and Emerson Leffew. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. The online guestbook and our Hugs from Home program are available at Visitation: 6 pm - 8 pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Burial: Bellevue Cemetery

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  1. I was so sad to hear the news yesterday about Bernita. She will be greatly missed by our church family. It was always a joy to meet her in the hallway at church after Sunday School and talk with her. I will miss our conversations! There was no doubt she loved her family and her grandchildren! Our prayers are with you all at this time. May the Lord provide His comfort in the days ahead.

  2. Prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss. It is never easy to say goodbye but she is in heaven watching over you. Cherish your Memories.

  3. Chuck and family ,we were shocked to hear of Bernita\’s passing I think Pat\’s son ,Shane, saw it on face book and passed it on to the family .I and the rest of the family are so saddened and sorry for your loss. Had we known earlier, we could have made arrangements to be there. Our prayers are with you all and we trust His comfort will help get you through this tragic time .We love you all even though we are distant, we are family. much love, Cotton

  4. Travis, Renita, Peyton and KP, So very sorry for your loss. You and all your family will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days, weeks and months ahead. The death of someone close to us is a pain we never fully recover from, you just learn to endure, and adjust but sadly life is never the same. Cling to the wonderful memories, they will help you through. Felicia

  5. My name is Tina Higgs. My dad is Rayburn Thomason. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Bernita. I still think about the time we met all of you at Paris Landing Park. I wish we could have seen you all more often.

  6. So Sorry and Sad to hear that Bernita has passed. She is a kind loving lady that our family has beautiful memories of. We are praying for Chuck and all of Bernita\’s loved ones. May God\’s love and peace be with us all during this difficult time. Due to health problems Peg and I couldn\’t make it to the funeral. Love you all

  7. Travis, Bobby, et al. This is just so disturbing, she was so young. Joyce and I are truly saddened by your loss. There is just not a whole lot to say other than how sorry we are. This loss will be with you for sometime, always, if the same as mine when I was young. I hope you and the family bear the loss as best you possibly can. We are thinking of you. Larry & Joyce

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