Berniece J. Zirnstein was born April 1, 1937 in Emporia, Kansas, the daughter of Orpheus Lloyd Barnard and Helen Lewis Barnard, and departed this life on April 16, 2021 in Salem, Arkansas at the age of 84.
She was united in marriage on March 2, 1957 to the love of her life, Fred Zirnstein, who preceded her in death.
Berniece was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Zirnstein; her parents, Orpheus and Helen Barnard; and one sister, Dixie Ludwig.
She is survived by one brother, Gary Barnard and his wife, Phyllis of Lawrence, Kansas; special friend, Bobbie Halamek of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; other relatives; and many friends.
Berniece attended some college. She was an LPN providing aid to many in need. She also was a hairdresser for many years.
She was a Christian and attended the Mammoth Spring Church of Christ when able.
Berniece loved all kinds of animals. She was known for her kindness to everyone.
She will truly be missed by all who knew her.
Graveside services for Berniece J. Zirnstein, age 84, of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with Barry O’Dell officiating.
Burial will be on April 21, 2021 in Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.