Mrs. Bernice B. Whitford, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2006. She was preceded in death by her son, Bradley Keith Whitford. Surviving are: Husband of 60 Years: William Whitford, Buford, GA; Daughters and Son-in-Law: Dianna and Henry Toms, Dixon, IL, Julie Whitford, Dacula, GA; Sons and Daughters-in-Law: Dennis and Jo Ellen Whitford, Greer, SC, James Whitford, Dacula, GA, Jerry and Jil Whitford, Cumming, GA; Nine Grandchildren; Three Great Grandchildren; Brothers-in-Law and Sisters-in-Law; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Whitford was born on April 22, 1925 in Lee County, Illinois. She was a homemaker and lived in the Atlanta area for 37 years. She was a member of the Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1350 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suwanee, GA. She was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dixon, Illinois. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Christiansen and Rev. Nancy Christiansen officiating. Interment in North Atlanta Memorial Park, Doraville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1350 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suwanee, GA 30024 in memory of Bernice Whitford. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.