Berneace Lapham

Berneace Lapham

Thursday, December 15th, 1938 Saturday, September 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Berneace Elizabeth Lapham (Draper)

Blacksburg -- Berneace Elizabeth Draper Lapham, 81, of 101 S. Chester Street, passed away Saturday, September 19th, 2020, at Novant Health Medical Center in Huntersville, NC.

Born in Oklahoma City, she was the widow of Lee Lapham and the daughter of the late Ira Clifton Draper and Vern Lorgan Draper.

Mrs. Lapham is survived by one daughter, Tammy Witt of Blacksburg; one brother, William Draper of Vernon, TX; three sisters, Lorene Stinson of Lubbock, TX, Lilliam Barnes of Chilliothe, TX, and LaVerne Draper Rush of Brownsville, CA; one brother-in-law, James Rush, one sister-in-law, Nora Draper, and one son-in-law, Tom Witt; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughters, Kathy and Debbie, and her brothers, Douglas and R.D. Draper.

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The family will be at their respective residences.

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