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Bartha Mae Kimble
Jul 07, 1929 to Dec 19, 2016


Bertha Mae “Bert” Kimble, 87, obtained her heavenly wings at St. Ann’s Community on Monday, December 19, 2016, in Rochester, NY. Born July 7, 1929, in Rembert, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Estelle Herriott. She attended Joshua Elementary School in Dalzell. Bertha was baptized at an early age at Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. She relocated to Rochester, NY in 1953 to be with her sister, the late Tomasina “Tomy” Chatman. She joined St. Phillip Missionary Baptist Church, where she remained a faithful member. Whenever she visited South Carolina, she attended her home church. She leaves to celebrate her life: husband, James Kimble of Rochester, NY; a brother, Henry Herriott of Rochester, NY; a sister, Ester Powell of Washington, DC; her daughters, Marie (Arthur) Knox of Rembert, Anita (Jonathan) Lenear of Rocherter, NY; one daughter-in-law, Hallie Mae Jenkins of Rembert; a nephew, John (Boo-Boo) Herriott of Rembert; a niece, Evelyn (Eartha Lee) Wallace Dixon of Sumter; a host of other relatives and friends. Celebration of Life services will be held Saturday, December 31, 2016, 1:00 p. m., from the Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5401 Black River Road, Rembert, with the Rev. Clifton Witherspoon, pastor, Pastor William Bernard Jenkins, eulogist. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Marie (Arthur) Knox, 5265 Black River Road, Rembert. The Remains will be placed in the church at 12:00 noon. The procession will leave from the home at 12:20 p. m. Burial will be in the Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church yard Cemetery.
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