Violet E. Berry

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Violet E. Berry

May 21, 1939 - March 04, 2019

Violet E. Berry Violet E. Berry, 79 years of age, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV. Born on May 21, 1939 in Leon, KY, she was the daughter of the late Luther Hall and Margie Shepherd Hall.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Freda Johnson, Adeline Dickerson, Frances Dickerson, and Kathy Hall; and her brothers, Raymond Hall and Ralph Hall.

She is survived by her son, Tim Berry and his wife, Mary; daughter, Amy Lilly and her husband, Don; special son and brother, Brian Blake; granddaughters, Keri Berry and Amber Berry; great-grandson, Brayden Thompson; brothers, Thurstan Hall and his wife, Mary, and David Lee Hall; nieces and nephews, Pam and Tiny Lunn, and Rick and Gail Schneider; many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and sister-in-law, Geraldine Martin.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her best friend and caretaker, Kay Alderman, and caretaker, Sandy Stewart for their care and compassion they showed to Ms. Berry and her family.

Ms. Berry was a member of Stanaford Missionary Baptist Church where she served as the custodian for over 30 years. She loved to watch "preaching" and listen to Gospel music on Sundays. She loved to cook holiday meals or for any occasion and enjoyed fixing snacks for the college softball and volleyball teams when they would travel out of town. She also enjoyed gardening and canning in the summer. Family was most important, having always thinking of others first.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Hall officiating. Entombment will follow in the Peace Mausoleum of Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers for Ms. Berry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia - Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.

Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Crematorium has the honor of serving the family. For those who wish, online condolences may be sent to www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.
Published on March 6, 2019
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