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Bertha Marie Allen

Female 1902 - 1996  (94 years)


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  • Name Bertha Marie Allen 
    Born 15 May 1902  Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Nov 1996  Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary Aft 2 Nov 1996 
    The Kirksville Daily Express 

    • Bertha Marie Watson
      Bertha Marie Watson, age 94, a lifelong resident of Edina, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 2, 1996 at the Knox County Nursing Home at Edina, Missouri.

      The daughter of James Jasper and Catherine Collins Allen, she was born May 15, 1902 at Edina, Missouri.

      She was united in marriage to Ray Roosevelt Watson on July 12, 1924 at Monticello, Missouri and he preceded her in death on October 7, 1967.

      She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Warford and her husband, W. J. of Rayton, Missouri, a son-in-law, Jerome Kurth and his wife Betty of North Kansas City, Missouri; three grandchildren, Marilyn Warford Jones and her husband Kirk of Blue Springs, Missouri, Cindy Kurth Davis and her husband Donnie of Edina, Missouri and Craig Kurth and his wife Ellen of Blue Springs, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Kyle and Kevin Jones, Leah and Meagan Davis and Alexandria and Zachary Kurth; one sister, Clara Allen Reese of Pineville, Missouri, a special sister-in-law, Myrtle Allen of Edina, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

      She was also preceded in death by her father in 1905, her mother on September 1, 1962, a step-father, Luther Burch in 1945 and a daughter, Ruth Ann Watson Kurth on November 19, 1992; five brothers, Charles Robert Allen, Edward Allen both in infancy, John Allen in 1963, Ode J. Allen in 1985 and Emmet F. Allen in 1988 and one sister, Mary Estella Allen in infancy.

      She was reared in Edina, Missouri, and graduated from the Edina High School in 1923. She was employed as a sales clerk for the Sandknop Department Store at Edina, Missouri for many years.

      She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Edina, Missouri. She was a life member of the United Methodist Women and had served as president many terms. She was also a Charter member of the M. C. Literary Club, past member of the P.E.O., Edina Extension Club and the Priscella Club.

      Burial will be in the Linville Cemetery at Edina, Missouri.

      Hudson-Rimer Funeral Homes Edina Chapel, Edina, Missouri in charge of services.
    Buried Aft 2 Nov 1996  Linville Cemetery, Edina, Knox, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1973  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2014 

    Family Roy Roosevelt Watson,   b. 14 Sep 1903, , , Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1967  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1924  Monticello, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Dorothy Watson
     2. Ruth Ann Watson,   b. 9 May 1929,   d. 19 Nov 1992  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F681  Group Sheet