Graveside services for Bernice Needham, 91, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Fairview North Cemetery of Wellington, Texas with Tom Anderson officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
She passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Wellington.Bernice Gibson was born December 31, 1929, in Dotson, Texas to J.D. Gibson and Nellie Wisdom Gibson. She married Jack Needham on Feb. 22, 1947. She was a devoted Church of Christ member all her life and was a member of the Bowie Street Church of Christ in Wellington. She was the hub of her family, a wonderful woman and a stunning example to her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; two granddaughters, Angela Brandon and Shannon Brown; a sister, Marie Black; and a brother, Charles Gibson.Survivors include a son, Jackie Needham and wife, Jill, of College Station, Texas; a daughter, Cheryl Brandon, of Wichita Falls, Texas; a son, Craig Needham and wife, DeeDee, of Wellington; a son, Kevin Needham and wife, Cathy, of Wellington; grandchildren, Daryon Brown, Derick Brown, Alisha Brandon, Andi Needham, Eric Needham, Lauren Patterson, Matt Needham, Jason Needham and Amber Goodwin; 23 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary White, of Clarendon, Texas, and Helen Gollihugh, of Wellington; a brother, John Gibson, of Lubbock, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.