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Bertha Sapp

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

BERNIE -- Bertha Violet Wood Henely Sapp, 93, died June 18, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born Aug. 30, 1911, in Bertrand, daughter of the late William and Martha Stenson Mills, she had lived in Risco and Parma for many years before moving to Bernie four years ago. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church.

She was first married to Preston Wood and then James Henely who both preceded her in death.

On Feb. 7, 1973, in Sikeston, she married Mack Junior Sapp who also preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 1989.

Survivors include: two sons, Bill Wood of Gary, Ind., and Harold Wood of Russellville, Ark.; five daughters, Maxine Tharp of Parma, Bonnie McDonald of Malden, Connie Johnson of East Prairie, Joyce Yarbro of Kennett and Mary Palmer of Bernie; and 26 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Ernest Buckett of Malden officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.