BREMEN — Bertha Sue Piper, 70, of Bremen, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at 2:23 a.m. at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mrs. Piper was born May 27, 1947, in Hopkins County. She was a cashier at Nickolas’ Corner in Bremen and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis and Hula Latham; sister, Martha Latham and brother Merle Latham.
She is survived by her daughters, Kristie (Mark) Ferguson and Pamela Piper, both of Bremen; grandchildren, Corey Nannie, Cody Nannie, Christopher “Kip” Murphy, Caleb Nannie and Christian Nannie; great grandchildren LaKhee, Laven and Braelynn Nannie; brothers, Calvin (Kaye) Latham of Bremen and William Latham of Central City; sisters, Dorothy Jett of Benton and Helen (Omer Jr.) Dennis of Bremen and sister-in-law Anna Latham of Bowling Green.
Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Leroy Rearden officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 5 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Mrs. Piper will lie in state on Friday after 9 a.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church.