Bertha J. Davis

Bertha Davis. Courtesy photo.

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — Bertha J. Davis, 82, our beloved mother and friend, passed on May 3, 2021, at her home in Kelseyville.

She was born on Aug. 25, 1938, in Selma, California, to Earl and Veder Roper.

She was a part of many students’ lives in the Kelseyville Unified School District for over 20 years.

She was also a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 194 and curator of BJ’s House of Santas.

Bertha is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Mike) Merchant of Coos Bay, Oregon; her sons, Tommy (Jamie) Davis and Larry (Denise) Davis; and her legacy will carry on through her 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Bobby Davis; daughter, Barbara Davis; and son, Earl Davis.

Burial services will be privately held at Kelseyville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks, and Bertha would prefer you to make memorial donations American Legion Auxiliary Post 194, P.O. Box 411, Kelseyville, CA. 95451.

Care entrusted to Jones Mortuary FD 311, 115 S. Main St., Lakeport, 707-263-5389,