MARS HILL and CORINTH – Bertha Fletcher, 89, passed away Nov. 1, 2012, at a Bangor nursing facility. She was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Upper Kent, New Brunswick, the daughter of John and Rhoda (Oakes) Wharton.
Bertha’s faith in her Lord Jesus Christ was very important in her life and she was a longtime member of Full Gospel Assembly, Mars Hill. In later years she moved down to Corinth to live with her daughter and her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Reed and her husband, Robert, of Corinth; a son, Terry Fletcher of Bridgewater; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; a brother, Verrill Tracy; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carl Fletcher; a sister and several brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill, with the Rev. Richard Bell officiating. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place after the service at King’s Grove Cemetery, Mars Hill. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations in her memory to Prison Fellowship, P.O. Box 1550, Merrifield, VA 22116-1550. Arrangements in care of Duncan Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.