Bertha Jane Pindell of Sunman

Bertha Jane Pindell, age 87, of Sunman passed away on July 1, 2020 at her home.  She was born on July 12, 1932 the daughter of the late Jessie James and Lucinda Sheridan.

She graduated high school in Bellevue, Kentucky.  After finishing school, she entered the workforce. Bertha spent several years teaching in the Moores Hill School system.  She was proud of her accomplishments in teaching and loved being around her students.

Bertha was married to Kenneth Hake, the father of her children for 36 years.  On July 10, 1999 she married Loren Pindell and they were together until his death in 2014.

She was dedicated to her faith and gave numerous bible study lessons.  She enjoyed taking care of her flowers and decorating for the holidays.  When raising her kids, they traveled and camped across the United States.  Bertha was a fairly simple lady but loved jamming to her favorite Christian music and never could understand why there had to be a speed limit.  She attended a local Mardi Gras fund raiser for the past several years and like to boogie to the disco music.

She will be deeply missed by sons Jeff (Alex) Hake of East Enterprise and Steve (Terri) Hake of Aurora, daughter Kelly (Barry) Bridges of Aurora, brother James Sheridan of California, grandchildren; Brody (Aimeee) Hake, David (Ruth) Hake, Chairmy (Patrick) Ferrari, Daniel (Samantha) Hake, Nolan Bridges, and Major Hake, step children Larry Pindell, Samuel Pindell, Kenneth Pindell, Glynda Wick, Elane Hastings, Coylean Denton, Alice Phillips, Leath Flannery, and Bonnie Marshall.  She was preceded in death by her parents, son Daniel, grandson Justin Hake, great grandson Everett, husband Loren Pindell, and stepson Shelby Pindell.

A public visitation will be held on Monday July 6, 2020 from 10-12 at Neals Funeral Home in Osgood.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 12 pm. also at Neals Funeral Home with burial following at Hogan Hill Baptist.  Memorials may be given to Children’s Advocacy Center of Southeastern Indiana in care of the funeral home.  Online condolences can be left at