The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Jackson Grove Baptist Church, Pryor Road, Cobb, Georgia. Interment will follow in Eastview Cemetery, Americus, Georgia.
Ms. Bertha Mae Linder, the youngest child, was born January 14, 1955 in Sumter County, Georgia to the late Arthur Linder, Sr. and Birdell Deriso Linder. She was preceded in death by her son, Eric Lee Williams, Sr.; five brothers; and six sisters. At an early age, she accepted Christ and joined the band of Christian Believers at Jackson Grove Baptist Church. Bertha was educated in the public school system of Sumter County. Bertha was a graduate of South Georgia Technical College. In 1974, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia for a better life. After thirty-five dedicated years of service, she retired from Grady Memorial Hospital as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Bertha was affectionately known by family and friends as “Tit”. She was an avid music collector and gardener. She loved her nieces and nephews unconditionally.
Her life and love will be cherished by her loving and devoted sons, Kenneth C. Williams, Desoto, Georgia and Je’Kel Williams, Americus, Georgia; her loving and devoted grandchildren, DeVonta Williams, Devon Williams, Eric Lee Williams, Jr., Kenneth Charles Williams, Jr., and Tyler Jordan Williams; her beloved sisters, Kissie Wilborn, Atlanta, Georgia and Bernadeen Clark, Cordele, Georgia; one caring brother, David Linder (Lois), Dothan, Alabama; her aunts, Dora Lucas, Atlanta, Georgia and Gladys Deriso, Cordele, Georgia; brothers-in-law, Raymond Roberts, Miami, Florida and John Paul, Bainbridge, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.