Bertha M. Wheat
February 27, 1930 ~ October 22, 2023
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Bertha Mae (Applewhite) Wheat was born on February 27, 1930 in La Vernia Texas to the union of Claude and Effie Applewhite. She excepted Christ at an early age and attended Zion fair Baptist Church and was a faithful and dedicated member under Reverend Roosevelt Hartfield.
Bertha Mae graduated from William B. Ball High School in Seguin, Texas. Later she moved with her family San Antonio, Texas. Bertha Mae married Albert Horace Wheat and to this union three children were born: Jacqueline, Albert Claude and Horace Ray Wheat. Bertha worked Civil Service at Fort Sam Houston Army Base in San Antonio, Texas for over 20 years. She received numerous outstanding awards for her work performance.
On Sunday, October 22, 2023 she answered God’s call from labor to rest. She was proceeded in homecoming by her parents: Claude and Effie Applewhite; brothers Erskine Applewhite, Manuel Applewhite and Dudley Applewhite; stepsister Leola Gonzalez; nephew Hussain Ali and her long-term companion Vernon Mullens, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving daughter, Jacqueline Wheat Harris; sons Albert Claude Wheat, Horace Ray Wheat, and her other beloved children, Gary Mullens, Martha Mullens and Vernon Mullens; a devoted sister Eleanor Applewhite Logan and eleven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, fifteen great-great grandchildren along with a host of other relatives and friends.