Frances L. Berney, 89, employed with Southland Corp. for many years

Frances L. Berney, 89, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020. She was born in Wolbach, Nebraska, to the late Ervin and Selma Allen and widowed by her husband, John J. Berney.

She was a longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Virginia Beach. While her children were growing up, she was a Girl Scout leader, served as a Sunday school teacher, bible school superintendent and youth group leader. She and her husband John worked together for Southland Corp. for many years.

She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Taylor, and her husband, Ralph, and Robyn Reitzel, and her husband, Quintin; son, Rodney Berney, and his wife, Cinde; sisters, Ellamae and Margie Townsend; along with 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and extended family and friends.

A private graveside service will be conducted. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be sent to Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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