Originally created 04/21/00

Ms. Bertha Bush



HEPHZIBAH - Ms. Bertha Mae Wesby Bush, 77, of Lincolnton Parkway, died Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McKinney Branch Baptist Church, Burke County, with the Rev. Lee Edward Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Ms. Bush, a native of Burke County, was a homemaker and a member of McKinney Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include nine sons, John Tanksley, Johnny Bush, Thomas Bush, Sylvester Bush and Lewis Bush, all of Augusta, Larry Bush, Girard, Earl Bush, Waynesboro, Willie Bush, Midville, and Clinton Bush, Sylvester; five daughters, Annie Bell Bush, Waynesboro, and Alberta Pugh, Johnnie Mae Jones, Shirley Ann Givens and Delois Bush, all of Augusta; a brother, Marshall Wesby, Augusta; a sister, Ida Wesby, Augusta; and 60 grandchildren and 66 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her sons and nephews.

Friends may call at the residence or at Williams Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle April 21, 2000