Bernice Welch Lambert, 76, of the Birdtown Community in Cherokee, passed away on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Mission Hospital in Asheville.
She is survived by one daughter, Amanda Sue Lambert; special son, Dason Bryant; grandchildren, Erica Lambert, Ashley Brady, and Brett Brady; great grandchildren, Kaiden A. Kristine Lambert, Tristan Armachain, and Journie “Little D” Armachain; two brothers, Kenneth Welch and Calvin Eugene Murphy; one sister, Inez Welch; former husband, Garfield Lambert; cousin, Candler Nations.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, Jonah Welch and Olive Lowery Welch; one son, Ronald “Boog” Lambert; one daughter, Theresa Diane Lambert; brothers, Terry Welch, Tommy Welch, Thurman Welch, and Johnny Welch.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Dec. 11 from 12-2 pm at Long House Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2 pm. Pastor James “Bo” Parris will officiate. Burial will follow at the Bernice Lambert Cemetery on Adams Creek in the Birdtown Community. Pallbearers will be Brett Brady, Jake Welch, Dason Bryant, Michael “Flex” Armachain, Estefan Welch, and TK Soap.