Bertha Mae Tedford
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Bertha Mae Tedford
  • December 6, 1923 - December 3, 2017
  • Jackson, Tennessee

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Bertha Goodwin Tedford died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on December 3, 2017.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with Ricky Tedford officiating and the eulogy by Mike Tedford. Burial will follow in Sweetlips Cemetery.
Mrs. Tedford was born December 6, 1923 to Jessie and Lessie Goodwin in Chester County. She was always a hard worker, homemaker, a retired factory worker, and a longtime member of Sweetlips Baptist Church.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester; her brother, Hershell; two sisters, Rachel Gatley and Johnnie Smith; a great granddaughter, Ashley Allen; and son-in-law, Donald Jeter.
She is survived by daughters, Karon Jeter and Linda Rogers (Buddy); sons, Leon Tedford (Jeannie) and Terry Tedford (Malea); nine grandchildren, Kippie Allen Hankins, Tracy Jeter, Gail Lewis, Malika Watkins, Amanda Chappell, Kristi Tedford, Julie Tedford, Brooke Tedford, and Ashley Lawson; six great grandchildren; one sister, Joann Fowler; and one great great grandson.
Pallbearers to serve will be Ben Jeter, Dylan Marcom, Charley Lewis, Jeff Watkins, Shawn Ragan, and Jessie Chappell. Honorary pallbearers will be Tracy Jeter, Danny Smith, Randy Smith, Jerry Gatley, and Jason Anderson.
George A. Smith and Sons South Chapel, (731) 427-5555