Ms. Bertha Smith, the daughter of the late Joseph and Berthiner Brown, was born on December 8, 1948 in Lancaster County. She entered into eternal rest on September 16, 2020.
Bertha was a member of United Bible Way Church.
Bertha graduated with honors from Barr Street High School in 1966. She graduated from Livingstone College in 1970 with a B.A. in Education and later received a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina.
Bertha was initiated into the Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at Livingstone College in 1968.
Bertha was preceded in death by her son, Marcus Arnell Rose and one brother Henry Brown.
Bertha leaves to cherish fond memories, two brothers and three sisters, Johnny Brown (Brenda), Donny Brown (Teresa), Correnthia Dorsey, Annie Walker (Elijah), and Lou Ali (Nashid); four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and one additional sister-in-law, Emily Brown.
Private graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at United Bible Way Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Kenny Rose.
In lieu of flowers or other expressions of sympathy, please donate in memory of Bertha Smith, to Hope of Lancaster, P.O. Box 166, Lancaster, SC 29721; www.hopeinlancaster.org. Again, we say thank you.
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