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Obituaries » Bertha Mae Belle

Bertha Mae Belle, 96, of Warrenton and formerly of The Plains, passed away on April 12, 2018, at Brookside of Warrenton.

She was born June 26, 1921, in Montezuma, Georgia, to the late Charlie James and Alberta Gray James.

Mrs. Belle was a member of Little Zion Baptist Church near Bethel, where she was the “Mother of the Church.” She worked as a cook for 55 years, working for only two families in her career.

She is survived by her daughters, Natalie Belle of Cleveland, Ohio, and Judith Belle of Palm Springs, California; a sister, Annie Manuel of Gary, Indiana, and two grandsons.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Joseph Kenneth Belle.

Rev. Samuel Smith will conduct the funeral at 10 a.m. Friday, April 27, at Little Zion Baptist Church, 6313 Old Zion Road, Warrenton. Interment will follow at Bright View Cemetery near Warrenton.

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