Bertha Ballingham Wardleigh was born in Grouse Creek, Utah on November 28, 1906, a daughter of Albert James and Louisa Emiline Paskett Ballingham.
She had the following brothers and sisters, Melba Louise, Lester Albert, Mertrice Geneva, Verda Emily, George William , Treasa Venette, and James Wendell.
She was reared and educated in Grouse Creek and married Raymond E. Wardleigh on August 22, 1928 in Brigham City, Utah. They were parents of Gloria V., George R., Dorothy Mae and Helen L.
She was a member of the LDS Church where she was active in all auxiliaries, including organist.
She lived in Ogden more than sixty years. She worked in Lucin before moving to Ogden. In later years she worked for the school lunch program.
She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Southern Pacific Engineers and held leadership positions there.
She passed away May 31, 1988.