Knox Utility Clerk Bertha Blue Says Goodbye To Office

Blue enjoys her retirement party with husband Ed Blue.

A friendly face in the Knox Clerk-Treasurer’s office is leaving. Bertha Blue has been the utility clerk for 25 years, and yesterday was her last day on the job. A party was held in her honor at Knox City Hall.

Blue explained she took up the position after the previous utility clerk left.

“I started part-time and then the girl left and I began as the utility clerk,” said Blue. “I began full time work in 1987.”

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