Mount Vernon News
  • Bernice G. Metzger

  • November 4, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Bernice G. Metzger, 86, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at County Club Retirement Campus.

She was born July 21, 1924, in Knox County to the late Alva B. and Minny P. (Miles) Saunders. She retired from Nestles’ Foods Corp. in 1984 with 25 years of service.

Survived by her children, Daniel C. (Jean) of Mount Gilead, Dale E. of Mount Vernon, Dianne L. of Tampa, Fla., and Darrell C. of Frazeysburg; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur A. Saunders; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by former husband, Charles Metzger; an infant granddaughter; brother, Leland; as well as sisters, Helen A. Hunter and Lucille Harding.

Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Centerburg.

Memorial contributions to the Sunbury United Methodist Church. Condolences at

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