Originally created 12/29/00

Mrs. Bertha Gordon



SYLVANIA, Ga. - Mrs. Bertha Mae Gordon, 74, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at Syl-View Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Springhead United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rufus Miles officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Gordon, a native of Screven County, was a homemaker and a member of Springhead United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Fred D. Gordon; four sons, Ben Gordon and John Gordon, both of Sylvania, Larry Gordon, Croton, Conn., and Melvin Gordon, Orlando, Fla.; six daughters, Bertha Robbins and Freddie Howard, both of Savannah, Queen Eason, Statesboro, Bernice Gordon, Augusta, Jacqueline Little, Atlanta, and Carrie Tillman, Melbourne, Fla.; a stepson, James Roberts, Orlando; two brothers, George Howard, Lake Placid, Fla., and Cecil Givens, Homestead, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Frost, Cincinnati, and Queen Albright, Sylvania; and 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Sylvania Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 29, 2000