1889–1945

Introduction

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Born: March 1, 1889, Ken­tuc­ky.

Died: March 13, 1945, Mill­er Coun­ty, Mis­sou­ri.

Buried: For­est Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri.

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Biography

Bertha was the daugh­ter of Will­iam C. and Eli­za Wil­son, and wife of song writ­er Hal­dor Lil­le­nas.

She stu­died at Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Col­lege, Los An­ge­les, Ca­li­for­nia (lat­er Pa­sa­de­na Col­lege), and was an or­dained el­der in the Church of the Na­za­rene. She was ev­an­gel­ist, sing­er, com­pos­er and pi­a­nist.

Sources

Lyrics

Music