Bertha M. Johnson, 64, of Columbus, died on Wednesday (Feb. 5, 2014) at Doctors Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on April 6, 1949, in Athens County, near Sharpsburg, to the late Dycle E. and Beulah Male Mayle. She retired from the Columbus Police Department after 15 years, where she worked as an officer. She attended the Southland Mission Church and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Union.
She is survived by a special friend, Pablo Santos of Columbus; one daughter, Kimberly Walker of Columbus; two brothers, Delmar Mayle of McConnelsville and Allen (Debbie) Mayle of Sunbury; two sisters, Evelena (Davey) Tabler of Columbus and Ruth Patterson of Columbus; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom Johnson; one daughter, Kelly; and five brothers, Henderson, Dean, Eddie, Neil and Watson Mayle.
Services will be held on Monday (Feb. 10, 2014) at 1 p.m. at the Mount Hermon Church near Amesville with Pastor J. R. Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hermon Cemetery. Friends may call on the family on Sunday (Feb. 9) from 4 to 8 p.m. at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill and for one hour prior to the services at the church.
To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.