Gertha Motley

Obituary of Gertha Motley

Gertha L. Motley, 99, of Atlantic City quietly slept away to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Gertha was born August 28, 1917, to loving parents, Charlie and Rosa James in Rock Bluff, FL.

She was a faithful member of St. James AME Church for more than 50 years, where she served on the stewardess board and several other church ministries. She was a member of O.E.S. Chapter 3 and several other Masonic organizations. She was last employed at Bally's Park Place from where she retired.

Predeceased by her husband, Clarence J. Motley and five brothers. She leaves to mourn her loss, children, Betty J. Harley of Green Cove Springs, FL, Sandra R. Motley of Atlantic City, NJ and Clarence Motley (Velma) of San Antonio, TX; granddaughter, Tamia Motley of Atlantic City, NJ; great grandson, Khamari Scott; siblings, Inez Williams of Philadelphia, PA., Acie James of Riviera Beach, FL; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral Services will be Noon, Tuesday, August 15, 2017, St. James AME Church, New York and Arctic Avenues, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 10AM. Rites to follow at 11AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at