November 11, 1947 - July 20, 2019
Bertha Andrews, 71, of Peoria passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 9:11 a.m. She was born on November 11, 1947 in Shaw MS., to Fred Harris and Melinda Johnson. They precede her in death. She married Willie Ed Andrews of 23 years. He survives. Bertha enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles, and listening to the blues, but most of all loved spending time with her grandkids. In addition to her husband Bertha also leaves to cherish her precious memory: six sons: Gregory Johnson of Peoria, Andre Johnson, Allen Walker, Lonnel Walker, Donnell Walker and Antonio Spells all of South Bend, IN., five daughters; Belinda (Michael) Thomas of Peoria, Sharon Johnson of Peoria, Debra Walker, Dorothy Walker all of South Bend, IN., four brothers; Charles Harris, Robert Harris, Gregory Watkins, and Arthur Watkins all of Peoria, six sisters; Mary Harris, Terri (Stanley) Pates, Tangie Jackson, Erica Jackson all of Peoria, Rosie Jones of Chicago, and Gladys Watkins of Iowa City thirty five grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, special granddaughters Kimberly Johnson and LaTesha Johnson, niece; Tiffany (Jack) Harris Camp, nephew; Latrell Harris, son- in-law Lawyer Crowder Jr. and God daughter; Annette (Kevin) Brown- Taylor and a host of other family members and friends. In addition to her parents Bertha was also preceded in death by one son Bennie Johnson, one daughter Josephine Johnson, one brother Don Watkins, and three sisters Mercie Harris, Willie Ann Harris and Ethel Jones. Services will be held on Saturday August 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation commencing one hour prior at T.W Parks Colonial Chapel. Pastor Richard Summers will officiate. Bertha will be laid to rest in Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolences and words of encouragement can be made to twparkschapel.com.
Bertha Andrews, 71, of Peoria passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 9:11 a.m. She was born on November 11, 1947 in Shaw MS., to Fred Harris and Melinda Johnson. They precede her in death. She married Willie Ed Andrews of 23 years. He survives.... View Obituary & Service Information
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