HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A well known Pine Belt nurse has passed away.
Bernice Linton was 70-years-old, and was an RN at Forrest General Hospital for more than 30 years.
Upon retirement, she became involved in the Hattiesburg Historic Downtown Association and became executive director in the summer of 2000.
She retired from that position in 2007.
Services will begin at Crosspoint Community Church at 3 p.m. with visitation starting at 2 p.m.