Bertha (Reynolds) Eckelberry Davis, age 73, of Flora and formerly of Rinard died Friday, December 30, 2016, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bertha worked as a cook in restaurants including the Courthouse Café and Owl in Louisville and Ranch Steakhouse in Flora, and operated her own restaurants, one of which was The Barn. She was a member of Bloom Baptist Church. Bertha was a former member of the Eagles and American Legion Auxiliary.
Bertha is survived by a son: Gene Eckelberry and wife Barb of Salem; a daughter: Annie Lewis and husband Herbie of Flora; 15 granchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; a sister: Rosedale Allcock and husband Richard of Paducah, Kentucky; a stepson: Michael Davis; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Bertha Davis will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Flora with burial in Bunker Cemetery at Rinard.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.
Memorial donations are suggested to either CCARS (Clay County Animal Rescue and Shelter) or Fur A Good Paws, and these will be accepted at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.