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Bertha Louise (Berry) Newton
February 16, 1930 ~ June 21, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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The Memorial Service for Mrs. Newton will be live streamed on the Facebook Page of Fisher Memorial Funeral Parlor beginning at
1:55 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2023.
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Bertha Louise Newton, affectionately known as “Grand Bert” was born February 156, 1930 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. She departed this life peacefully on June 21, 2023. Bertha was the daughter of the late Alma Summers and A. Z. Johnson, mother of eight children: Henry Clay Summers (Valerie) of Lawrenceville, GA, Eva Mae Gadson of St. Helena Island, SC, Ronald Lewis Newton (Deborah) of Durham, NC, Ann Elizabetha Daniels of Durham, NC, William Newton Jr. (Sandra) of Coconut Creek, FL, Charles Newton of Suffolk, VA and Alfred Newton of Durham, NC. Dennis James Newton was preceded in death May 2015. Bertha leaves loving memories and was blessed with a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
Bertha was educated in Bowman County, South Carolina. She was employed in the medical field at Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. She faithfully served and retired after 25 years in their psychiatric department.
Bertha met her best friend and love of her life William Newton in White Plains, New York. They celebrated 60 years of marriage. Their unio symbolized beauty, strength, and devotion.
Bertha was a devoted Jehovah Witness and was involved in their local Congregation loved in Durham, North Carolina.
“Grand Bert”, goodbyes are not forever and not the end. It simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again. You are a gift we get to cherish through eternity.