Bertha Bates 1918 - 2012

Bertha Bates  July 5, 1918 – April 20, 2012

Bertha Bates, 93, of Sedona, AZ went to be with Jesus April 20, 2012.  She was born in Philadelphia, PA July 5, 1918.

Bertha was a loving wife to Clarence for 73 years, until he preceded her in death July 30, 2009.  

She is survived by her daughter Marilyn Pyle of Sedona, daughter Phyllis Nordquist (Al) of California, and son Eugene (Roberta) of Arkansas.  

She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren (preceded in death by great grandson Joshua) and 6 great great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M., Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Christ Center, 580 Brewer Road, Sedona.

Information provided by survivors.


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