Bertha T. Wilson

Published 6:08 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Born and raised in Polk County, she was the daughter of Mallie and Mamie Conner Thompson and the widow of Elmer &dquo;Doc&dquo; Wilson.

Mrs. Wilson worked in the textile industry and was of the Baptist faith.

She was predeceased by a son, Steve Wilson, and a daughter, Sherry Wilson Shults. Surviving are a daughter, Kay Wilson Pack (Ernest) of Tryon; eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Wilson (Bill) of Lynn and Ruth &dquo;Sis&dquo; Hall of Landrum; a brother, Gene Thompson (Nelda) of Lynn.

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The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2009 at Petty Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.&bsp; Saturday, September 19 at Bible Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Tommy Turner.

Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home and Crematory, Landrum.