Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Bernice Hoffman 1926 - 2012
Bernice J. Hoffman

SALISBURY - Bernice Julian Hoffman, passed away on Dec. 2, 2012, after a

period of declining health.

She was born on Oct. 7, 1926, in Rowan County to the late Floyd Julian and

Fannie Bernhardt Julian. She attended schools at Faith and Granite Quarry and

graduated from Granite Quarry High School.

Bernice led a life of service to her family, church and various businesses and

other organizations throughout Rowan County and North Carolina. She was active as a District

Officer in the North Carolina Lutheran Church Women and the North Carolina PTA where she

served as a state officer.
In addition, she worked at the North Carolina Synod Office of the Lutheran Church as secretary

to the North Carolina Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She served Rowan Manufacturing Company as a clerical assistant, as a bookkeeper at the

Salisbury Post and Rowan County Deputy Register of Deeds, and as Administrative Secretary at

Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Salisbury.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, David Dewey, Aspyn Carter, Jacob Knight,
Hoffman, on Sept. 10, 2000; and son David Wayne Hoffman on July 11, 2003. A brother,

Howard Julian, and two sisters, Edith Morgan and Nell Williams, also preceded her in death.

Those left to cherish her memory are daughters Judy Hoffman and Martha Jones (Freddie); and

son John Hoffman (Vivian). Also surviving are grandchildren Lana Carter (Chris), Laura Vogel

(Timothy), Jessica Mahaley (Ryan), Matthew Hoffman, Kara Thurston (Aaron) and Michael

Hoffman; and great-grandchildren Shayla Carter, Lexi Carter
Alyssa Hoffman, Cheraney Hoffman, Griffin Vogel and Riley Vogel; sister-in-law Bettye Julian;

as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation and Service: The family will receive friends Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 1-3 p.m. in the

fellowship hall of Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church with services to follow at 3 p.m. Burial

will follow the service at the church cemetery. At other times the family will be at the home of

daughter, Judy Hoffman.

Memorials: May be made to Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 355 E. Ridge Road, Salisbury,

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