Bertha Reynolds (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Bertha Viola Dundon Adams Reynolds, of 3990 Lewis Road, Augusta, Georgia, died Sunday, July 15th at the age of 90. Bertha, or Birdie, was born in Edinboro, Pennsylvania to the late Harry Dundon and Bessie Van Dyke Dundon. She lived in Erie County, Pennsylvania until 1974, when she moved to Martinez, Georgia to be near her daughter, Shirley. She later lived at the St. John Towers in Augusta for eleven years. She has spent the last three years living with her daughter, Shirley. Bertha is the widow of the late Robert Adams and Marshall Reynolds. She leaves eight living children, Robert Adams and wife Leona of Grovetown, Ga., Richard Adams of Harlem, Ga., Shirley Adams Waldera and husband Robert of Augusta, Ga., Beverly Adams Hoagland of Salem, Ohio, Bessie Reynolds Fuller and husband Don of Conneaut, Ohio, Harry Reynolds of Augusta, Ga., JoAnne (Susie) Reynolds Revelt and husband Robert of McKean, Pa., and Glenn Reynolds and wife Lynn of Jefferson, Ohio. Birdie also leaves one brother, Alvin Dundon and wife Susan of Erie, Pa.; 24 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and other loving relatives and friends. Bertha was a member of Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Martinez. She belonged to the Cranesville and Cherry Hill Granges when living in Pennsylvania. Birdie loved to cook and enjoyed the wonders of nature. Through many hardships, she always kept her beautiful smile. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17th at the home of Shirley Waldera, 3990 Lewis Road, Augusta. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 21st at the Glunt Funeral Home in Edinboro, Pa. Burial will be in the Hope Cemetery in Lundy's Lane, Pa. Memorials may be made to Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3703 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez, Ga. 30907. Florist: Please deliver flowers to residence. Thomas L. King Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 17, 2007