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Bertha L. Shriver

March 29, 1924 November 8, 2018
Bertha L. Shriver
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Obituary for Bertha L. Shriver

Bertha Lillian Shriver, 94, of Girard, died at 1:19 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2018 at her home.
She was born March 29, 1924 in Girard, the daughter of Harry and Lily (Forshay) Leach.
She attended Cherokee, Kansas Schools, graduating from the Cherokee High School.
On November 7, 1958 Bertha was united in marriage to Russell Shriver; he preceded her in death on May 8, 2012.
Bertha was employed as a waitress at Bob’s Grill in Girard; she later worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant of Parsons and in the bindery department at Forms Manufacturing of Girard, retiring after 23 years
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Girard; she was a dedicated Sunday School Teacher and served on various church organizations. She loved her family, loved to embroidery and quilt by hand.
Survivors include one son; Jerry Childers and his friend, Karen Hawkins, of Girard; eight grandchildren and many great and great great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Bertha was preceded in death by one son; John Childers, four brothers; Jack Leach, Ray Leach, Edward Leach, Bert Leach, two sisters; Ivarene Weimer and Winnogene Leikan.
Services for Bertha L. Shriver will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Girard with Pastor Scott Bennett officiating. Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Friday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home where friends may call after 2:00 p.m., Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Girard and these may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W. St. John, P.O. Box 258, Girard, Kansas 66743.
Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com


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Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

6:00 PM 11/16/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home

518 West Saint John Street
Girard, KS 66743

Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home
518 West Saint John Street Girard 66743 KS
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

17

Nov

10:00 AM 11/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home

518 West Saint John Street
Girard, KS 66743

Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home
518 West Saint John Street Girard 66743 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church in Girard

200 West Forest
Girard, Kansas 66743
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