Bertha Mae Sutton James, 82, of 216 West Palmer Drive, Carolina Pines community of New Bern, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

Bertha Mae Sutton James, 82, of 216 West Palmer Drive, Carolina Pines community of New Bern, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

A native of Kinston, she worked as a registered nurse in New York prior to retirement.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Universal Faith Church, 914 West St., New Bern.

She is survived by her husband, William James; two daughters, Lilmelia Moses and Deborah Clark of Upper Marlboro, Md.; one sister, Ava Lee Sutton of Kinston; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.