Bertha Leola (Patrick) Wisdom (1932 - 2013)

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Bertha Leola Wisdom went 'beyond this place of wrath and tears' on July 22, 2013. She was born in Wheeler County Texas, October 11, 1932 to Geneva A. (Sanderson) Patrick and William Harrison Patrick and grew up in Socorro, NM.

She moved to Otero County and lived most of her life in Alamogordo where she made many dear friends. Bertha was a long-time employee at Otero Federal Credit Union and continued to play an active part after her retirement as a member of the Board of Directors.

Bertha is survived by her daughter, Tommie Jean Braziel, of Alamogordo, two grandsons, J.T. Braziel and Matthew Vick, both of Alamogordo, a sister, Lola Bullock, of Houston, TX, and a brother, J.W. Patrick, of Alamogordo, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her eldest daughter, Carolyn Leola Vick.

The family has entrusted Bertha to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home where there will be a viewing on Monday, July 29, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 30, at 10:00am with Pastor Billy Tucker officiating. Internment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

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Alamogordo Funeral Home
2301 1st Street Alamogordo, NM 88310
(505) 434-5253
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 30 to Aug. 29, 2013