In Loving

Berta May Proffitt

December 28, 1933 – July 12, 2023

Berta May Proffitt, 89, of Louisa, VA, passed away peacefully on July 12th, 2023, surrounded by family. She was born on December 28th, 1933, to the late Marcellus and Alice Davis of Ashland, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years Dellie Proffitt, son Bruce Stanley, five brothers, four sisters, grandson Robert Beckley, Jr., great-grandson Brian Beckley, Jr., companion of eleven years William Frazier, and daughter-in-law Julia Stanley.

She is survived by her sons David Stanley, Tim Stanley, and Mark Stanley (Mary), and her daughter Vicky Beckley (Robert); seven grandchildren David Stanley, Jr., Melissa Stanley Payne (Matt), Mark Stanley, Jr. (Michelle), Mike Stanley (Amanda), Wanda Stanley, Brian Beckley, and Debrah Beckley; fourteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and a host of friends.

A special thank you to her son Tim Stanley, family friend Linda Stanley, and great-granddaughter Brianna Beckley for being dedicated caregivers.

Berta was a kind, beautiful soul who enjoyed every minute of life and lived it to the fullest until her last days.

A visitation will be held from 1:00pm to 2:30pm Sunday July 16th, 2023, at Woodward Funeral Home with services to follow at 2:30pm. Interment will be private.

View Map & Directions