Obituary of Bernice Bates
April 24, 1929 - April 17, 2022
Bernice Bates. Age 92 of Taylor.
Beloved wife of the late Claud for 62 years. Loving mother of Glenda (the late Duke) Justice, Norma (Henry) Huntzicker, Jimmie, Doris (Troy) Davis, Melissa (Ray) Collins, Margaret (John) Felenchak, Paige (Dave) Sevcik and the late Claudia (the late Harlan) Reynolds. Dearest Mamaw of Tina (Rob) Cecelones, John (Shawn) Justice, Jaclyn (Robert) Thacker, Eddie “Junior” Huntzicker, Tammy (Brian) Lindstrom, Tara Huntzicker, Jimmie Claude Bates, Troy Davis, Jerry (Tiffany) Davis, Matthew (Lauren) Davis, Dana (Gregg) Gartside, Angie (Kevin) Miller, Holly Felenchak, Karrie Felenchak, Tiffany (Ron) Rybicki and Amanda Sevcik. Also survived by great grandchildren, Jordan, Taylor, Hannah, Brittney S., Brittney B., Madison, Keilee, Tanner, Alandra, Teagan, Ryan, Cameron, Braden, James, William, Eva, Jared, Ian, Titus, Noel, Aiden, Trent, Alex, Reese, Austin, Addison, Chloe, Lela and Nathan; great great grandchildren, Lily, Ella, Summit, Josiah and Nova (due to arrive soon); and siblings, Gary (Donna) Johnson, Carol (the late Richard) Lenahan, Russel Johnson and Catherine Johnson. Preceded in death by grandsons, Jeff Reynolds and Mikie (Tammy) Justice; and siblings, Estill Johnson, Dennis Johnson, Anna Louise Johnson, Georgie Johnson, Jen Hicks, Johnny Johnson, Luther Johnson Jr., Homer Johnson and Fayette Cole.
Officiants - Brother Ray Hamilton, Brother Andy Fields and Brother Ted Burke
John Molnar, Sr. opened the Detroit Hungarian Funeral Home, now the Molnar Funeral Homes, in 1923. The funeral home began in his home until relocating across the street to it's Delray location at 8623 Dearborn Avenue, in 1936. He had a strong work ethic and believed that you should never stop learning...