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Bertha Jean McLeod

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Holly Springs C.M.E. Church in Bassfield, for Mrs. Bertha McLeod, 78, who died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Rev. Eddie Dixon, pastor, officiated with interment following in Wheeler Cemetery in Bassfield. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bertha McLeod was born to the late Eugene and Joyce Thompson in Moss Point. She graduated from Moss Point High School. She married Lonnie McLeod and moved to Bakersfield, California. She worked at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital as a respiratory therapist.

Mrs. McLeod and her husband moved back to Prentiss in 2015. She joined Holly Springs C.M.E. Church where she was a member of Stewardess Board and the Usher Board.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Corine Fairley and brother, Odell Daniel.

She is survived by her husband, Lonnie McLeod; six children, Gregory (Lori) Thompson, Brandon (Lucy) McLeod, Angela (Lonnie) Bass, Rodney Thompson, Brad Griffith Sr., and Samantha Hill; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.