Bernice R. Stearley-Buck, age 96, of Mitchell, passed away May 2, 2018, in Scottsbluff. Memorial graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) at the Shelton Cemetery. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. Online condolences may be left at www.jones-mortuary.com. Bernice was born in Gibbon to Fred and Nancy (Tabor) Stearley. The family moved south of Shelton when Bernice was two and later moved to Ainsworth. After marrying Roy Ensley they moved to Sidney. After his death, she married Verner Hinman and moved to Dalton. After his death she married Bruce Buck and move to Mitchell. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, antique hunting, embroidery and sketching along with traveling. Bernice is survived by her daughter, Letoy Smith, of Springfield, Illinois; grandsons, Jeffrey R. (Lori) Smith, of Des Moines, Iowa, and Aaron R. Smith, of Panama City, Florida; three great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; one great-great-grandson; one great-great-granddaughter; brothers, Orville and Lyle Stearley; and her extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents; two of her four brothers; and her three husbands.