January 17, 1931 - February 2, 2018
Bertha L. Warmick, 87, of Peoria passed away peacefully at 1:18 pm on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Fondulac Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in East Peoria Illinois, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on January 17, 1931 in Shepherd, Arkansas, to Walter Burton and Viola Savannah (Brown) Burton. She married Andrew Warmick on May 16, 1953 in Peoria. He preceded her in death. Bertha was a faithful member of the City on a Hill Church, where in earlier years she served as a Sunday school teacher and a speaker at various ladies functions. She loved tending to her garden and reading the Bible. She was employed as a homemaker, as well as, a housecleaner in private homes. Bertha’s memory will be cherished and kept alive by her four surviving children: Andrea (West) Gordon, Gabriella Warmick and Viola Albert, all of Peoria, and Caroline King of DeSoto, TX.; six siblings: Odessa Madlock of Texarkana TX; Queen Esther Sutton, Dorothy Mae Atkins, Flossie R Ross; Walter Burton, Jr, Curtis Burton, all of Omaha Nebraska; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends. Bertha was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Adrean Warmick; three brothers: Reverend James Burton, Arthur C. Burton, and Ray Neil Burton; and two sisters: Essie B. Burton and Doreen Burton. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at City on a Hill Church in Peoria. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. at the same location, with the Pastor William D. Preston officiating. Bertha will be laid to rest in Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Online condolences and words of encouragement can be made at twparkschapel.com.
Bertha L. Warmick, 87, of Peoria passed away peacefully at 1:18 pm on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Fondulac Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in East Peoria Illinois, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on January... View Obituary & Service Information
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