Bertha Mae (Redden) Lilly of Beaver passed peacefully and went to be with her Lord and the love of her life, Carl, on Oct 31, 2019 at Bowers Hospice in Beckley following a long illness. Born July 1, 1933 Bertha was the daughter of the late Azel and Emma Moye Redden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Carl Lilly; sisters, Estelle Metrick, Faye Jackson, Lois Warrick; brothers, Norman, Edward, Clayton, Hunter, and Owen Redden, who died as an infant.
Bertha was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, canning, and taking care of her many flowers. She also cherished the time spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Anyone that came to visit, she always made sure they were fed before they left. She was a member of Spoken Word Tabernacle.
Bertha is survived by her sons, Eddie Lilly and wife Cindy of Beaver and Ronald Lilly and wife Rhonda of Cool Ridge; daughter Donna Vest and husband Randy of Beaver. Grandchildren, Jennifer McGraw and husband Tony, Kimberly Wiggins and husband Sean, Jeremy Lilly, Angela Sinyard, Paul Lilly, Daniel Lilly, Rebekah Kinzer and husband Darren, Sarah Peters and husband Brian, and Matthew Vest and wife Laura. 18 great grandchildren with another one expected in 3 weeks.
Funeral services will be at 12 noon Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at the Spoken Word Tabernacle in Beaver, WV with the Rev. Roy Shrewsbury, Rev. Ronald Lilly, and Rev. Ivan England officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 PM on Monday, Nov. 4 at the church.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.