Bertha Sandiferd McDaniel, 86, of Jena, passed from this life on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at her residence. She was born September 16, 1927 in Jena to the union of her parents, Roy Martin and Leonia McLawchlin Sandiferd. Mrs. McDaniel worked as a receptionist for Dr. Doughty and Dr. Campbell in Jena for many years. Services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. Mike Russell officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Norvin McDaniel, Sr. Survivors include one son, Norvin McDaniel, Jr. and wife Mikki of Jena; one daughter, Jean McDaniel Coatar of Crete, IL; brother, Johnny Martin Sandiferd of Elton; and grandchildren, Chad McDaniel and Chandra McDaniel. Pallbearers were Clifford
Sharp, John Joy, Joe Paul Coleman, Chad Wilbanks, Doyle Bignar, and Billy Doughty.