Mr. Henry Berry

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Funeral Services for Mr. Henry Lee Berry of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. in the Chapel of West’s Mortuary in Americus, Georgia with Rev. Charles Miller officiating. Burial will follow at the Lebanon Cemetery in Plains, Georgia. Mr. Berry died on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center.

Mr. Henry Lee Berry was born on March 24, 1945 in Sumter County Georgia to the late Mr. Bishop “Cooper” Berry and Bertha Mae Laster.  He was educated in Sumter County, and worked and retired in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years the late Mary Alice Merritt Berry, and two brothers Willie T. Berry, and Forrest Berry; three sisters Effie Mae Raven, Ruth Favors, and Rachel Simpson.

He leaves to cherish his memory a daughter Kizzy Brown of West Palm Beach, FL, a son Willie Berry, a step-daughter Carolyn Joanne Brown (Ollie) of Americus, GA; one brother, Bishop Berry of Atlanta, GA; three sisters: Charlene Merritt of Americus, GA, Gloria Beckham (Jerry) of Atlanta, GA, and Clara Thomas of Plains, GA; three sisters-in-law: Julie Hayes (Edward) of Cobb, GA, Johnnie Mae Merritt of Leslie, GA, Willie Mae Gamble of Forest Park, GA, and Ethel Berry of Atlanta, GA; three brothers-in-law: Clifford Merritt, Americus, GA, Dennis Merritt (Shirley) Americus, GA, and Leroy Merritt, Leslie, GA. A host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.





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gene myers&ella harvey United States
8/28/2014 4:17:30 PM #

We send condolense to the Berry family. Be strong and day light will come in the morning. Gene Myers and Ella Harvey Americus ga.


R. Allen United States
8/30/2014 7:39:02 PM #

I am very sorry for your loss. May Jehovah comfort you at this difficult time. Revelation 21:3,4 'Jehovah will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more.  What a wonderful time to look forward to'.


G. McNeal United States
8/31/2014 2:41:22 PM #

I am sorry to hear of the loss of your family member, Henry. may you find comfort in the thought that "death will be no more".-(Revelation 21: 4). Isn't that encouraging? For more information, please visit:

-Gionne' McNeal


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