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Gertha Imre Sartain

Gertha Imre Sartain

August 4, 2010

Gertha Imre Sartain, 78, of Columbus, Miss., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Miss.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Vina with Bro. P. J. Mortensen officiating.  She will lie-in-state at the church from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  Interment will be in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Vina.

She was born September 9, 1931 in Vina to the late Noah Humphries and Nancy Holland Humphries.  She was a resident of Columbus, Miss. since 1961 having moved from Fayette, Ala.  Mrs. Sartain was an assembler at American Bosch with 5 years of service having retired in 1975.

She loved sewing, canning, cooking and ministering to the less fortunate. She was a member of Canaan Baptist Church, Columbus, Miss.

She was preceded in death by her son, David Sartain.

She is survived by her husband, Alvin Sartain, of Columbus, Miss.; daughters, Jean Flood and husband, Russell, of Columbus, Miss., Ann Barnes and husband, Joe, of Columbus, Miss.; and grandson, Stephen Flood.

Pallbearers will be Stephen Flood, Randy Edwards, Mike Hester, Joe Barnes and other family members.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Senior Adult Sunday School Class at Canaan Baptist Church, Dr. Cameron Huxford, Dr. Brad Brown and Dr. Joel Butler.

Memorials may be made to the Canaan Baptist Church, 1008 N. Lehmberg Road, Columbus, MS 39702.