Darnall, Berta

Berta Mae Darnall, age 88, of Sharpe, KY, died Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Mercy-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. She was a member of the North Marshall Church of Christ.

She graduated from Sharpe High School in 1948. Marrying her high school sweetheart, O'Neil, she lovingly cared for her family in a house built next to her parents in Sharpe, KY. Other than 4 years in the military and 2 years at Calvert City Convalescent Center, she lived out her entire life in this house. She was a devoted Christian with a kind smile and warm heart.

She was the daughter of the late Jesse and Estella Johnston Cotham.

One daughter survives her: Linda Defew, husband Eddie of Salem, KY, one son, Bryan Darnall, wife Gina of Benton, KY, son-in-law, Gary Noles of Briensburg, KY, grandchildren, Matthew Hatchett, Melisa Kraft, Jeremiah Noles, Gatlin Darnall, and 4 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carter O'Neil Darnall, a daughter, Janet Noles, a grandchild, Joshua Wayne Noles, and 2 brothers, James Ray Cotham and Stanley Cotham.

Funeral services will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Miles Cotham, nephew of Berta will be officiating.

Interment will follow at the Sharpe Church of Christ Cemetery, Sharpe, KY.

Visitation will be held between the hours of 12:00 noon and 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Collier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


Published 12:00 AM, Monday Dec. 31, 2018
Updated 11:31 AM, Monday Dec. 31, 2018

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