Bertha Mae Click, “Ms. Click” as she was known to many, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Hospice Care Center in Ashland. She was 95. Ms. Click was born January 11, 1926 in Ashland, one of seven children born to the late William and Mary Ann Martin Menshouse. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband Harry Click, brothers William, Roger and Charlie Menshouse, sisters Pearl Golden, Louise Mayse and Sally Menshouse and a son-in-law Eugene Preston.
Ms. Click was a lifelong resident of Ashland. She and her late husband Harry spent some years in the Chicago area seeking employment like many people of this area had to do. Returning to Ashland some years later, Harry went to work with Semet Solvay and together they raised their family here. Ms. Click was a loving homemaker and they attended Unity Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters Sandra Preston of Ashland, Virginia “Ginny” Rearden and husband Edward of Ashland, grandchildren Keith (Earlene) Preston, Eddie (Larin) Rearden, Matthew (Jodi) Rearden, Rebecca (Shane) Rearden, great grandchildren Ashley (John) Daniels, Destinee Rearden, Tyler Rose, Alexis Payne, Alexandria Payne, Mason Rearden, Cole Rearden, Raegan Barham, Draven Tackett, great-great grandchildren Emma Bobo, Wyatt Daniels, Troy Daniels, Tillian Rodman and a baby girl due here in June. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family members and good friends.
Graveside funeral services will be held 1:30 PM Monday, March 22, 2021 at the Ashland Cemetery. Services will be held at the gravesite. Brother John Crawford will deliver words of comfort to those attending.
Visitation will be Monday prior to services at the Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel from 12:00 Noon till 1:00.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ms. Click’s memory may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101
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