Bernice Strahan Haire

Funeral services for Bernice Strahan Haire, of Winona, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9 in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in New Hope UMC Cemetery in Winona. Rev. Terry Corley will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Robert Posada, Gene Blakely, James Alldread, Alex Blakely, Webb Blakely, and Robert Alldread.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 9 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Bernice Strahan Haire, 91, passed away at Winona Manor on Friday, November 5, 2021. She was born in Attala County to George Nebraska and Lottie Mae Tullos Strahan on September 15, 1930. She was a retired cafeteria manager of the former Winona City School District and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Winona. She was a loving and caring friend who loved spending time with her friends and family while traveling and listening to music. She was a member of Eskridge Baptist Church.

Mrs. Haire is survived by three daughters, Sarah Posada (Herman) of Baton Rouge, Linda Blakely (Gene) of Winona, and Helen Haire of Cedar Falls, Iowa; two sons, David Bell (Pam) of Baton Rouge and Tim Haire of Winona; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Haire; and son, Dan Bell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope UMC Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 447, Winona, MS 38967 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

3 thoughts on “Bernice Strahan Haire

  1. We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Haire. She was a sweet neighbor to us many years ago. The family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love in Christ!


  2. Linda & family…We are so sorry to hear about Ms. Bernice. She was such a sweet lady & we enjoyed talking to her every Sunday morning before church. She was always outgoing and uplifting. Prayers for the family in the days ahead.


  3. To the Haire family, I am so very sorry, our families have been friends for a long time, but, I wasn’t able to come to the services. Please know y’all are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. I cherish precious memories of time spent with Bernice and your family. Love y’all


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