Services

Visitation One

Mon. May. 6, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beresford Funeral Service

13501 Alief Clodine Road
Houston , TX 77082.

Graveside Service

Mon. May. 6, 2019
2:00 pm

Houston National Cemetery

10410 Veterans Memorial Drive
Houston , TX 77038.
Mon. May. 6, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Beresford Funeral Service
13501 Alief Clodine Road
Houston , TX 77082.
Mon. May. 6, 2019
2:00 pm
Houston National Cemetery
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive
Houston , TX 77038.
In Memory of
Francis Carlon Markham Bernard
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Francis Carlon Markham Bernard passed away in Houston on Friday, April 26th, 2019 due to complications from cancer.  She was born on January 17th, 1936 to Henry and Frances Markham of Houston.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 19 years, Edward Bernard Sr. on July 9th, 1990.
 
Carlon was a graduate of University of Houston.  In her youth, she was a leader of a performing and dancing troupe, bringing joy and entertainment to many with appearances on local and national talent variety shows.  She enjoyed being a pianist and organist for many Houston-based churches over the years.  Her love of ancestry research and Texas History was a lifelong hobby, and she occasionally served as a docent for the George Historical Ranch in Richmond, TX.
 
She is survived by son Edward and his wife Meade, son Kevin and his wife Mary and their children, Austin and Julia.

A visitation will be held in the chapel at Beresford Funeral Service, 13501 Alief Clodine Road, Houston, TX 77082, Monday, May 6th, from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Interment will be at Houston National Cemetery where she will be buried alongside her husband who served in the United States Army during World War II.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.
 

Charitable Donations may be made to:

MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210. Website Link

Sign Guestbook

Kevin, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom! Thoughts and prayers to you and your family!

Kelly Roberts

One day at a time, one minute at a time. I am sorry I don't have perfect words of wisdom for you friend.

My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

Tributes

Message from
DJ
Thu, 05/02/2019

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. May the God of All Comfort be with you until the day Carlon is raised up. (Job 14:15; Psalm 37:29; John 5:28,29 and 2 Corinthians 4:7)

Sincerely,
DJ

Message from
Phyllis W
Fri, 05/10/2019

To the family,
My sincere condolences in the passing of Francis. Please find comfort in the words of Revelation 21:4, "And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”