Biography: Bertha Scott Kelly Truewell made her journey home on May 15, 2021 at The Oaks in Orangeburg, SC. Mrs. Truewell was 97 years of age. She was born in Orangeburg County on February 25, 1924.
She was united in Holy Matrimony to Water Lee Truewell. From that union was a daughter, Vally Lee Truewell.
Sister Truewell joined Canaan Baptist Church at an early age where she was a member of the choir for many years. She attended Branchville Public schools..
She worked at different job sites but she retired from The Methodist Home (now The Oaks). Sis. Truewell loved going to church, family events, and fishing. She was preceded in death by her daughters: Sally Ruth Berry and Vally Lee Truewell, and a granddaughter, Malissa Berry.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Henrietta Williams Butler of Denmark, SC; grands: Melvin Butler of Texas,; Rodney Butler (Deena) of Maryland, Steven Butler (Pamela) of Orangeburg, SC, Carletha Truewell of Orangeburg, SC; Alphonso Truewell (Lena Resa) of Branchville, SC; Theron Truewell of Orangeburg, SC; George Berry III (Keyna), and Kendall Nerry (Angel) both of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Great Grands: Kasheba Jackson of Petersburg, VA; Crystal Webster (Charles), and Rhonda Johnson both of Columbia, SC; Bryan Butler (Denise) of Fayetteville, NC; Christopher Butler of Manhattan, KS; Tanesha Norfleet of Detroit MI; Steven Butler, Jr., Letosha Watson (Chris), Jennell Truewell, Javonte Truewell (Justice) all of Orangeburg, SC; 7 great-great grands; 12 great-great-great grands; 1 great-great-great-great-great grand; and 1 special niece, Bertha Dudley of Florida; and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.