Dec 142012

Bertha Mae Yesslith, 51, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Phoenix. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 at the Sanders Valley Baptist Church. Burial followed at the New Land Cemetery in Sanders.
She was born Aug. 29, 1961, in Keams Canyon to Albert Yesslith and Alice Betty James.
Bertha was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a very caring person to all who knew her.
She attended Toyei Boarding School and graduated from Phoenix Union High School.
Survivors include her daughter, Renee Sam of Keams Canyon; three grandchildren; and seven brothers and sisters, Leonard Wilson and Phillip Wilson, both of Leupp, Laverne Tso, Luella Hoskie, Irvin Wilson and Lorita Yesslith all of Jeddito, and Harold Yesslith of Phoenix.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Alice.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Holbrook was in charge of the arrangements.