Medical 06

Bertha Mae (Bigelow) Rawls

October 29, 1946 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 73)


Mrs. Bertha Mae Bigelow Rawls age 73 of 1717 N. Mebane St. transitioned from labor to reward on June 17, 2020 at Green Valley Campus of Moses Cone Medical Center, Greensboro, NC.  Mrs. Rawls was the daughter of the late Mr. Kellie “Kelly” Bigelow and the late Mrs. Mary Johnson Bigelow.

Bertha Mae as she was often called was a graduate of Julia Richmond High School in New York, NY and of Essex County College in Newark N.J.  Bertha Mae spent her life caring for those whom could not care for themselves, as she pursued a career as an LPN.

Bertha Mae was a member of Ebenezer UCC and a member of the Green Level Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.

Her life and legacy will be forever cherished in the hearts of her sons, Kelly Bigelow and Kyle Patrick (Rabiah); two grandchildren, Brooke Y. Patrick and Zachary Carter Patrick; one brother, Preston Bigelow Sr. (Susan) and two step daughters, Carol Patrick and Cynthia Harrell.

Bertha Mae was preceded in death by husbands, Theotis Patrick Sr. and Roddy L. Rawls and step son, Theotis Patrick Jr.


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Funeral Service
June 22, 2020

1:00 PM
Ebenezer United Church of Christ
734 Apple St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Virtual Viewing

Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Video is available for this event


North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Please note
There will not be any public viewing for Mrs. Rawls. Mask are required for viewing and services.
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