Bertha Lee Hoard, 87, of Earle, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Methodist University Hospital. She is survived by four daughters, Sandra Hoard and Lisa Hoard Strong of Earle; Gwen Brooks of Atlanta, Georgia; and Janet Hoard of Marion; four sons, Elder Joe Hoard, Jr. of Marion; Thirest Hoard, Jerry Hoard and Terions Hoard all of Earle; a brother, Johnny Risper of Lansing, Michigan; 22 grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, March 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., in Earle Church of God in Christ. Services Saturday, March 31, 11 a.m. in Earle Church of God in Christ, with visitation one hour prior to
service. Burial in Russell Cemetery at Earle. Anthony Funeral Home South in charge of service.
Lula Mae Lark