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Bernice Vierling


Bernice L. Vierling, 104, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Morristown Manor.

Born Aug. 25, 1914, in Laurel, Indiana, she was the daughter of Glenn Bare and Stella (Reardon) Bare. She married Anthony Vierling on March 5, 1935, and he preceded her on Aug. 20, 1991.

Survivors include five children, Dixie Voegele of Batesville, William R. Vierling (wife, Margaret) of Ft. Pierce, Florida, James E. Vierling of Shelbyville, Diana Sue Barnhardt (husband, Michael) of Lake Hallie, Wisconsin, and Theresa Taggart (husband, Michael) of Shelbyville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse; children, Virginia Kellems, Richard Vierling, Barbara Walsman, Jack Vierling, Donald Vierling, and Gary Vierling; two grandchildren, and several brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Vierling had lived in this area her entire life and was a homemaker. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary.

Bernice enjoyed sewing, embroidery, working puzzles, playing the lottery, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd, with Pastor Robb Barlow officiating. Friends may call on Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.