Services for Bertha Tandy Bacon, 97, Route 2, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Virginia Street Baptist Church with the Rev. A.R. Lasley officiating. Burial will be in Cave Spring Cemetery.
Mrs. Bacon died at 11:30 a.m. Friday at her home. The body is at Adams and Sons Funeral Home and will be taken to the Church at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
A Christian County native, she was born Dec. 29, 1880, the daughter of Ambrose and Ghillie Tandy. She was a member of Virginia Street Baptist Church and a charter member of the Missionary Society and King Sons and Daughters. She was the widow of Ulysses Bacon.
Survivors include a son, Upshaw Bacon, Chicago, Ill.; four daughters, Ophelia Southall, Chicago, Bertha Henderson, Momence, Ill., and Arletta and Emma Bacon, both of the home; two grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.