Berniece Beatrice Henderson ‘Moot’ departed this life on Monday, March 2, 2020. She was a native of Woodville, MS and a resident of Algiers, LA. Berniece received Christ and was baptized at a young age. Her education began in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. She attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and Xavier Preparatory High School before moving to Avondale, La. where she graduated from L.W Higgins Senior High School (Class of 1976). After graduating high school, Berniece went on to attend Meadows Draughon Business College and Professional Career Center where she received a diploma in travel and tourism. Berniece was previously employed with Levitz Furniture, S.P. Richards, Louisiana Office Products, and Ochsner Medical Center.
Daughter of the late Isaac McMorris and Eliza Poole McMorris Riley (Sissy). Devoted mother of Tonyalia (Cornell) Griffin of Westwego, LA. Loving grandmother of Alexis Trent, Alysia Trent, Jose Trent, Jr., Cornell Griffin, Jr., Tory Griffin, Tariq Griffin, and Tyrell Griffin. Loving great grandmother of Aalayah Trent, Aiden Trent, DeMoni Hughes, and Cameron Griffin. She is also survived by uncles, aunts, and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Grace and Glory Family Worship Church International and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Grace and Glory Family Worship Church International 802 Third St. New Orleans, La at 10:00a.m. Reverend James O. Hunter officiating. Visitation will be 8:00a.m with 10:00 am service immediately following.
Funeral arrangements by Robinson Family Funeral Home, 9611 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037. (504) 208-2119. Please visit www.robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com to sign online guestbook.
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