Dortha Alline (Murray) Bersuch

February 11, 1933 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 87)



Dortha Bersuch

Funeral services for Dortha Bersuch will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020, 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Antlers, Oklahoma with Pastor Aaron Reed officiating. Dortha passed away August 15, 2020, in Antlers, Oklahoma, at the age of 87.

Dortha Alline Murray was born February 11, 1933, in Antlers, OK the daughter of William Bell & Heppie Jewell(Robbins) Murray. She always called Antlers home, while living in Indiana and California during different seasons of life. Dortha married Clair Bersuch on June 30, 1978, in Spencer, Indiana and they returned to Antlers to make their home. She enjoyed working with the Wood Brothers Grocery Stores and Puckett's as a salesclerk. Dortha was a member of the First Baptist Church in Antlers, OK. She loved to go horseback riding with friends, especially on her paint pony "Susie." Dortha really enjoyed swimming, camping, canning fresh produce from her personal garden, creating ceramics, tending special flower beds, and raising "pet" cattle. Her geniune smile and care for people will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by her dear husband Clair; parents; six siblings: Earl Murray, Maggie Meadows, Calvin Barber, Kenneth Barber, Evelyn Stivers, Julian Barber.
Dortha is survived by one daughter, Linda McLemore of Antlers, OK; one grandson, Michael Johnson of Antlers, OK; three great-grandchildren: Jessica Abbott of Broken Arrow, OK, Ashlynn Bayles and husband Charles of Durant, OK, and Michaela Johnson of Antlers, OK; three delightful great-great grandchildren: Gannon and Kinsley Abbott, Waylen Bayles.
Family & friends are invited to view on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020, from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, at the Serenity Funeral Service, Antlers, Oklahoma.
Family and friends are also invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the
family at

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August 19, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Service
P.O. Box 255
Antlers, OK 74523

August 20, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
208 North B Street
Antlers, OK

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