Bertha Mae Board

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Bertha Mae Board, 89, passed away on August 5, 2021. Bertha was born on November 29, 1931 in Glen White, WV to John Little and Mary Little.

Bertha was a member of Mansfield First Assembly where she served with the Sick and Shut In Ministry. She loved to spend time with her family, fishing and sewing. She is preceeded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Warren Guy Board; son James Porter and siblings Leroy Little, Otis Little, Ann Daniels, and Carol Sattlewhite. Bertha is survived by her children, Leander Board, Ramona Jefferson and Darrel (Penny) Board; 9 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Public Viewing 10:00am followed by a Private Family Funeral at 11:00am Friday August 13, 2021 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD (formerly Williams Funeral Services) 753 McPherson St. Interment at Mansfield Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Ms Paula Briggs

    We The Family Of Mother Mary Briggs Offer Our Most Sincere Condolences; We Were So Very Fond Of Mother Board; She Was Our Second Mother, She Careful Took Our Family Under Her Wing And Lovingly Guided Us All; We Will Be Eternally Grateful!!! Much Love!!! The Briggs Family

  2. Karen Browning

    So sorry to hear of sweet Berthas passing. Great memories and hugs.

  3. Mama Bertha was dear to me. She kept me and my son covered in prayer for 23 plus years. She was full of love and laughter wich she shared freely. I’m looking forward to sharing that love and laughter with her when we meet again in heaven. You are all in my prayers during this time if her homecoming.

  4. sending prayers to both penny and darrel……memories are forever….no one can take those from you….Thinking of you both as you lay your momma to rest…..

  5. My condolences to the Board Family. She will be truly missed. I enjoyed being her nurse aide. Just being in her presence, her beautiful spirit touched you. I loved her very much. I know that you are having a good time in heaven . I will never forget you. Love & Prayers Valeria Delk & Family

  6. Pastor Ross & Amie Wiseman

    Mother Board was a very precious part of our lives during the time I served on staff at Mansfield First Assembly. We offer our condolences and will always reflect fondly upon her sweet smile and joyful giggle until we are all joined again one day.

  7. My condolences to the family. Mother Board has always been loving and caring. If you needed prayer she sure would pray with you. She will be truly missed. She wrapped her arms around all she came in contact with. Now God has wrapped his arms around you.

  8. I am so sorry to hear about Berthas passing.She was such a beautiful inside and out.She will be greatly missed at church.

  9. Lee and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was such a sweet person, as was your dad. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers!!!

  10. Joan and Mike Meyer

    Bertha was a beautiful soul inside and out.

  11. Lee and Family
    Sorry for the lost of your Mother. She was a beautiful person and a wonderful neighbor. She will truly be missed.

  12. Lee, Darrel, Ramona, I was devastated when I learned that I had lost my dear friend of 40 plus years. Bertha and I had so much in common. I will really miss our long phone conversations and being her hairdresser for all those years. Praying for the family. RIH Bertha, we love you until we meet again.

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