Bernetta Marie Johnson Character

  • First African American appointed postmaster of Gallman, MS in 1993
  • First woman President of Brookhaven/Lincoln County NAACP Branch 
  • First African American in Brookhaven, MS to carry the Times Picayune
  • 32 year employee of US postal service  
  • Married to Jessie Character, Jr.     
  • Mother of 5 children, grandmother of 18, great-grandmother of 10 
  • Member of St. Mark M.B. Church 
Bernetta Marie Johnson Character