BERTHA JAYONNE SANDLING,



94, Rock Springs community, Blountsville, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at TLC Nursing Center, Oneonta. A member of Rock Springs Methodist Church, Mrs. Sandling was daughter of the late William O. and Lillace Neal Williams and widow of Thomas S. Sandling, who died in 1986. She was also predeceased by daughter Mary Hitt, granddaughter Donna Hitt, and brothers Curtis Williams, Truman Williams and Homer Williams.

Surviving are sons Frank Ray ( Wanda) Roberts, Empire, William Terry (Linda) Roberts, Blountsville, and Gurdis Lee (Brenda) Roberts, Springville; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Rodney Davis officiated graveside service Oct. 26 at Rock Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kevin Roberts, Jeff Roberts, John Walker, Rick Tucker, Todd Schannap, and Randy Cosper, Blountsville Funeral Home directing.