Dr. Carl P. Bernet

12/16/1926 - 05/19/2018

Obituary for Dr. Carl P. Bernet

Greenwood, MS: Dr. Carl P. Bernet, Jr., 91, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 19, 2018. A memorial visitation will be from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Greenwood.
A native of Cincinnati, OH, Dr. Bernet received his Medical Degree from the University in Cincinnati in 1950. He worked for a short time for the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, GA then moved to Greenwood, MS where he opened his Pediatric Practice in August of 1955 and faithfully served the Greenwood area for over 50 years. Dr. Bernet was a charter member of St. Johns United Methodist Church where he served on numerous committees over the years. He was an avid golfer, loved to fish, bowl and work in his yard. His favorite times of the year were Halloween and Christmas.
The widower of Janet Wright Bernet he is preceded in death by two grandchildren, Christopher Alban Bernet and Lance Bush. Survivors include two sons; Christopher K. Bernet of Oxford, MS, Carl P. Bernet, III (Vicki) of Magnolia, TX; two daughters; Beth Hays of Madison, MS, Nan Bush (Daryl) of Greenwood, MS; seven grandchildren; Callie Moser (Joe) of Oxford, MS, Taylor Rivers Bush of Greenwood, MS, Heather Hays of Covington, LA, Kati Coates (Cody) of Calgary, Canada, Becca Huffine (Dale) of Katy, TX, Carl P. Bernet, IV (Christiana) of Denver, CO, Maggie Bernet of Durango, CO, four great grandchildren and very special friends; Cathy and Eddie Barnes and Thelma Hester.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church1001 Grand Blvd., Greenwood, MS or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis 38105.

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Expressing deepest sympathy for the family of Dr. Bernet. He was my pediatrician when I was little. Normally, kids don't like going to the doctor, but I loved Dr. Bernet. I have fond memories of him, his nurse-Thelma, and the playroom. God truly blessed him in his physician ministry and with a long career touching countless lives. May God give you peace and comfort during this time and happy memories in the days ahead.
- Valorie Woods
My deepest sympathy to the family of Dr. Bernet. I enjoyed a 27 year business relationship with Dr. Bernet, and I will always remember his kindness, intelligence, loyalty, and great spirit. Herb Mays, Dist.Mgr. Ross Products Div. ,Abbott Lab,s. ( Ret. )
- Herb Mays

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