Gertie Fletcher


Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - September 2, 1995

BATH -- Gertie I. Fletcher, 92, of Box 185 died at 11:36 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 1995, at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

Born Nov. 29, 1902, in Lynchburg Township, Mason County, to Harmon and Myrtle Finch Lippert, she married Joe Fletcher. He died in 1952. One brother also preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Beverly White of Athens, Ill., and Inez Sarff of Bath; three grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.

A schoolteacher, she was a member of the Retired Teacher's associations of Illinois and Mason County. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Chandlerville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. The Rev. Duane Turley will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bath.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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