Bernice Beckham Dagenhart of Statesville, N.C., left this earth on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, to dance on the streets of gold. Bernice was born in Iredell County to the late Mae Beckham. She was also preceded in death by her son, Keith Elliott; a sister, Joanne Holland; and a brother, Roy Beckham.

Bernice will be remembered for her beautiful smile and vibrant personality.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Wayne Dagenhart; two daughters, Penny Goodin (Dean) and Wendy Wooten (Kelvin); a son, Scotty Elliott; two beautiful granddaughters, Kirby Goodin and Paige Wooten; and two very special pooches, Cocoa and Bobo.

A gathering honoring her life and a balloon release will be held Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 2 p.m. on the front lawn of Penny and Dean Goodin’s home at 337 Laurel Creek Road, Statesville. The family requests you bring lawn chairs and honor social distancing guidelines. Please wear bright colors to reflect Bernice’s bright personality. Guests may share a memory of Bernice at the gathering if they wish.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

6 thoughts on “Bernice Beckham Dagenhart

  1. Angela Padgett says:

    Penny, loved your Mom. She was one of a kind. Sorry for the loss to you and your family, but imagine her happiness at seeing Keith again ❤️

  2. Elaine Austin Austin says:

    So sorry for the loss of your beautiful mom…you and Kirby got those pretty smiles from your mom…

  3. Inez Lavonne Gryder says:

    I always enjoyed seeing Bernice when they lived on Nixon RD. She always had a smile. PRAYERS for the family.

  4. Barbara Mason Van says:

    Scotty, Wendy and Penny and Wayne – So sorry for the loss of your Mom and wife. She was quite a wonderful lady and I know she will be missed by all of you and many more.

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