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Bernice James Chriscoe

August 7, 1931 — July 6, 2023



Bernice James "B.J." Chriscoe, age 91, of Asheboro passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Mr. Chriscoe was born in Seagrove on August 7, 1931 to Clyde Chriscoe, Sr. and Ometa Cagle Chriscoe. B.J. served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He then moved to the Tidewater Area of Newport News, VA where he and his wife Elaine lived for 20 years before returning to Asheboro in 1983. B.J. became a different person when he studied with the Jehovah's Witness, where he was an Elder, did relief work, volunteer ministry, and construction. B.J. was a funny and outgoing man who was loved by all. He enjoyed gardening and farming. In addition to his parents, B.J. was preceded in death by 6 brothers and 2 sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine Chriscoe; sisters, Edna Tillman of Hampton, VA, Marie Chriscoe of Asheboro, and Judy Rice of High Point; and brother, Bradley Chriscoe of Seagrove.

A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Seagrove on July 22, 2023 at 2:00 pm.

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