Bertha Mae Stringer

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 24, 2000

Bertha Mae Stringer, 75, of Rt. 7 Box 19 in Troy died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25 at Old Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Goshen with the Rev. Julius Buskey presiding. Harrison Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Burial will follow in the church yard cemetery.

Survivors include daughter, Violet Stringer Nealy of Jersey City, N.J.; grandsons, Kiwayli Boyd Nealy of Atlanta, Ga., Joel Rashan Nealy of Jesrsey City, N.J.; son-in-law, Boyd Nealy of Jersey City, N.J.; sisters, Arkie Lue Williams, Frances Moore both of New Jersey City, N.J.; brother-in-law, Eyra Stringer of Jersey City, N.J.; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Ensley, Vera Taylor both of Troy; nieces, Olean Kinard, Shawnette Williams, Addie Pillar, Annie Ruth Ensley, Deborah Ensley all of Jersey City, N.J., Essie Ensley of East Orange, N.J., Mattie Mae Woods of Goshen, Helen Terry of Hampton, Ohio; nephew, Ernest Ensley of Goshen; cousins, Dinah Wheat of Montgomery, Geraldine Carter, Gloria Walton both of Birmingham; Maxine Harris of River Ranch, Mich.; friends, Anika Watts of San Fransico, Calif., Kenneth Muldrow, Lisa Tumblin, Tosha Hogan all of Jersey City, N.J., Cherly Best, Althea Brown, Clearance Brantley, Shelby Lynn Phillips all of Atlanta, Ga., James Nealy, Pansy Mack both of Orangeburg, S.C., Bertha Florence of Columbia, S.C., and a host of nieces-in-law, newphew-in-law and other family and many friends.

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Pallbearers will be members of the Helicon District Laymen’s Department.

Honorary pallbearers will be Missionary Society

Floralbearers will be Frances Tillis, Patricai May, Bettye Sue Perdue, Mary Folmar, and Member of the Helicon District Ushers Union.

She was born on June 9, 1924 in Pike County to Leo and Essie Barnes Ensley. She attended Pike County Schools. She was employed at Troy State University. She attended Old Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Goshen.

Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 and a family hour is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Charlie Bob Green

Charlie Bob Green, 66 of Elba Highway in Troy died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000 at Pike Manor Health Care Center.

Services will be graveside at 2 p.m., Thrusday, Feb. 24 at Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery in Barbour County with the Minister Ben May presiding. Dillard Funeral Home of Troy is handling arrangements.

Survivors include mother, Lettie Hildebrand of Warner Robins, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Tony Trevino of Montgomery; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Rene’ Green of Banks; daughter, Debbie Green of Montgomery; grandchildren, Chris Green, Leslie Green, Brandy Trevino; brother, John Hall of Tallahassee, Fla.; and sister, Roberta Boyd of Warner Robins, Ga.

He was preceded in death by wife, Lillie Mae Green and father, Shelby Green.

Frances Joines Yancey

Frances Joines Yancey, 73, of 505 2nd Ave. in Troy died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000 at her home.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25 at the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with the Revs. Danny Doss and Jim Dannelly presiding. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memorial Park in Troy.

Survivors include husband, Thad Yancey, Sr. of Troy; daughter, Ruth Yancey of Aurora, Col.; son and daughter-in-law, Thad and Paula K. Yancey, Jr. of Troy; grandchildren, Lydia Yancey and Mark Yancey.

She was preceded in death by parents, James and Dita Joines, and sister, Mary Durham. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1946 at the age of 19. She was active in the United Methodist Church as a Sunday School Teacher, she also served as a Lay Speaker in the church for 25 years.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000 at Dillard Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions maybe made to the Pike County Gideons or the First United Methodist Church charity fund.