Bertha McWhorter

Bertha McWhorter, 102, of Carlisle, Ohio, formerly of Canton, died at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Dayview Care Center in New Carlisle.

She was born April 9, 1903, in Canton, a daughter of John Jr. and Barbara Carlin Green. She married Lloyd W. McWhorter on May 8, 1926, in Lewistown. He preceded her in death.

She also was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters and one great-grandchild.

Surviving are one daughter, Marjorie (and James) McCone of New Carlisle; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She worked at the Canton Overall Factory for 30 years, retiring in 1952.

She was a member of East Side Church of the Nazarene in Canton and Royal Neighbors.

Graveside services were held Thursday at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton with Pastor David Utt officiating. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to her church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/8/2006