Originally created 06/14/06

Bertha R. Cheely (NAPLES, FL.)



NAPLES, FL. - Bertha R. Cheely, 91, of Naples, formerly of Warren County, Ga., died June 9, 2006. A former resident of Cedar Rock, Mesena, Thomson and Elberton, Ga., she had been a resident of Naples since 1991, where she resided with her daughter, June C. McClain of Naples. Bertha was born November 23, 1914 to Theola and Jess (J.O.) Reese. She was one of ten children who survived to adulthood. Bertha is survived by her children, June C. McClain of Naples and Ben (Tuck) Cheely of Weston, Co. Also surviving are two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Kitty Newsome, Coco, Fla., Polly Woodruff, Sardis, Ga. Mary (John) Culbreath, Union Point, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Edith Reese, Washington, Ga. and Mabel Reese, Cedar Rock, Ga. and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Bill in August 1991 and six brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Macedonia United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Reese officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson, Ga. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga. 595-4100. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 14, 2006