Bertha Milton

MILTON, Bertha “Betts” Ann Downing, 88, formerly of South Wheeling, passed away on September 19, 2013, in the Heartland-Lansing Nursing Home, Bridgeport, OH.

She was born on March 10, 1925, in McMechen, WV, daughter of the late Timothy and Minnie Workman Downing.

Mrs. Milton was a Catholic by faith, a homemaker and a employee of the former Kain Club of South Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Donald James Milton, 1999, daughter; Karen Ann Milton Murphy, 1977, son; John Timothy Milton, 1995, two grandsons; Donald Jay Milton Jr, 2009 and John Timothy Milton, Jr. 2001.

Surviving is a son: Donald J. Milton of Wheeling, WV, daughters: Nancy Knight, Sue Hastings and Mary Kosky all of Wheeling, WV. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Monday, September 23, 2013, from 2 p.m until time of services at 7 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 3545 Jacob Street, South Wheeling, with Pastor Mark A Zelewicz officiating.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

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