Bertha Mae Davis

Bertha Mae Davis

January 7, 1937 – Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Our beloved, Bertha Mae Davis, of Bellevue, Nebraska passed away early morning, Tuesday, June 20, 2023. She was 86 years old.  Bertha was born on January 7, 1937, to Cecil Irvin and Hattie Mae (Edwards) Smith in Red Jacket, West Virginia. She was one of eleven children.

Bertha was a loving military spouse moving every three to five years. Her focus was that of housewife and mother, but she held many part-time jobs as well. She worked in a day care on a military base for five years and spent many years working for Kings Food Host followed by Arby’s. She truly enjoyed cooking, knitting, and crocheting – making many beautiful items over the years.  She also loved her sweets, counting money and all her Jim’s. Bertha’s greatest joy was spending her life with her beloved husband, Robert Davis, deceased in January of 2022. They married on Christmas Eve, 1954 and were together for 67 years.

Bertha will be lovingly remembered by her two children and their spouses: Sandy Erickson, Robert C. and Carol Davis;  grandchildren:  Josh Davis, Amy Barton (Sam Kinnett), Paige Carmona (Mohamed), Zac Davis, Kenny Erickson; great-grandchildren: Dominic Day, Rupert Hinrichsen, Winry Barton;  brothers and sisters and their spouses:  Mavis Page (Chuck), Linda Mullins (Morris deceased), Sue Sleem (Elias), Larry Smith (Delores) ;  numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and extended family and friends.

Bertha was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil Irvin and Hattie Mae Smith; brothers and sisters and their spouses: Dorothy Justice (William), Phyllis Loggins (Carl), Betty Spears (Estil), Jack Edward Smith, Joy Lee Smith, Virginia Smith and David Smith.

FAMILY RECEIVES FRIENDS: Friday, June 23, 10:00-11:00AM, followed by FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00AM, all at West Center Chapel. INTERMENT: Bellevue Cemetery.


  • Linda. Mullins Posted June 21, 2023 3:52 pm

    My deepest condolences to the family of Bertha. She is now with her Jesus and enjoying her new home in Heaven.. She was the most kind and sweet person ever. She loved her family unconditionally. Fly high with the Angels Bertha. I know Robert and mommy, daddy, and your sisters were awaiting your entrance. Look for me for I will be there also some beautiful day. R.I.P. my beautiful sister.

  • David Justice Posted June 21, 2023 4:49 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Bertha‘s passing. She’s very much loved. She was a very sweet aunt she will be missed.

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