Originally created 12/16/00

Mrs. Gertrude Behlin



VARNVILLE, S.C. - Mrs. Gertrude Gothie Behlin, 97, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, at Colleton Medical Center, Walterboro.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Behlin was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she was a church mother.

Survivors include a son, James Gothie, Brooklyn, N.Y.; a daughter, Geneva Williams, Varnville; a sister, Bessie Gothie, Elizabeth, N.J.; and 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at Riley's Funeral Home, Hampton.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 16, 2000