Bertha Mae Cameron, 91, a retired CSX Railroad employee, died at Westbury Nursing Home in Conyers on May 25, 2012. Her body was cremated.
Mae was born in Troup County, Ga., to the late Lawrence Bruce and Roberta Langford Cameron. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters who died at less than two years of age; then later by two brothers, Robert L. Cameron of LaGrange, Ga., and Ralph W. Cameron Sr. of Orange Park, Fla.; one sister, Annie L. Cameron of Conyers, Ga.; two nephews, Ralph W. Cameron Jr. of Orange Park, Fla., and Terry Cameron of Savannah, Ga.
She is survived by her brother, Coleman Ray (Fran) Cameron of Conyers; three nephews, Michael P. Cameron of Conyers, Bobby L. (Babs) Cameron of Savannah, Ga., and Benjamin L. Cameron of Lewisburg, W. Va.; one niece, Joi Cameron, also of Lewisburg; plus several other great nieces and nephews.
Mae had lived in Conyers for the past 23 years, having moved here from Louisville, Ky., where she was an active member of Bardstown Presbyterian Church, serving there as a deacon. Mae was also a Kentucky Colonel in the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, a nonprofit charitable organization. While living in Conyers, she was a very active member of Conyers Presbyterian Church, where she loved and appreciated her church family. She was also a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and AARP. Mae was blessed and her life extended by the efficient and loving care provided by Cynthia Clarke, Mae's caregiver for seven years.
The family will receive friends at Scot Ward Funeral Services at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2012, to be followed by a memorial service in the chapel. Pastor Thomas F. Sparks, her minister at Conyers Presbyterian Church, will conduct the service at 4 p.m. At a later date, her cremains, along with those of her sister, Miss Ann Cameron, who died on January 20, 2009, will be buried next to their parents in Mooty Cemetery, near Cameron's Crossing in LaGrange.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Conyers Presbyterian Church (911 N. Main St., Conyers, GA 30012) in Mae's name or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com.