Services for Bernita Bartek Bernal will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Temple. Brother James Alexander will officiate. Bernita passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in an Austin hospital.
Bernita was born August 3, 1951 in Temple, TX to Lee John Bartek Sr. and Ella Martinek Bartek. She was raised and educated in Moody and graduated from Temple High School in 1969. She was a resident of the Dallas area for more than 30 years. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses.
Mrs. Bernal is preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
Survivors include two sisters Shirley Johnson of Austin and Lorrie King of Waco and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bernita will be remembered for her giving spirit and her extensive volunteer work.
The family wishes to express gratitude and thanks to the staff and volunteers at Care Communities and Hospice Austin.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Care Communities, 4315 Guadalupe #303, Austin, TX 78751 or Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759.
Friends unable to attend the service may sign the register at the funeral home during regular business hours.