Bertie L. Kizziah
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Bertie L. Kizziah, 84, of West Jefferson, was born on Jan. 19, 1929, and passed away on April 27, 2013. She was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today, April 30, 2013, at New Horizon Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Doyle Creel will officiate. Burial will follow at Shanghi Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, James Kizziah; parents, Archie House and Maudie Miller; brother, Junior House; and sisters, Orell and Juanita Hallman.

Survivors include her children, Peggy Ford (Troy), Jimmy Kizziah (Charlotte), Patricia Nicholas (Wade) and Gary Kizziah (Tina); grandchildren, Michael Ford, Sonya Brasfield, Angie Grartham, Shane Marquis, Wade Nicholas, Jason and Garrett Kizziah; nine great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Jo Franks, Gaither Dodson, Tommy Dodson and Carolyn Dodson; many special nieces and nephews; and special friends, Sharon Burns and Shirley Hurley.

The family wishes to thank Dr. A.E. Thomas; the staff of St. Vincent’s East, 5th floor North Tower; MICU and everyone for your thoughts, prayers, visits and food during her long illness.

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