Jerry Bernard Berry
Jerry Bernard Berry, Sr., 76, of Caraway passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Jan. 22, 1940, in Jonesboro to the late William Wesley and Alta Vaughn Berry. He was of the Baptist faith, a Mason since 1973, became a 32 degree Mason and Scottish Rites in 1983, was the secretary for the Masonic Lodge and the Lions Club in Caraway since 1980, a member of the Caraway Ambulance Service board, worked the local election poles since 1980 and was a notary public.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Berry and wife Stephanie of Caraway; one daughter, Sandra McDaniel Adcock and husband Roger of Caraway; five grandchildren, Jordan Adcock and wife Malorie of Caraway, Haley Puckett and husband Kolton of Caraway, Jerabeth Berry of Bono; Brooklyn and Landon Berry, both of Caraway; one great-grandchild, Emsley Puckett of Caraway; and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Berry; three brothers, Rube Berry, Bruce Berry and J.W. Berry; three sisters, Elizabeth Wilson, Betty Vaden and Janette Berry.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the First Baptist Church, Caraway, with Bro. Rick Stevens officiating. Burial will follow at the Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Faith Funeral Service.
The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will include Roger Williams, Barry Riley, Bo James, Glen Boone, Asa Boatman and Paul Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Caraway Ambulance Service and the Masonic Lodge.
Guest registry: www.faithfuneralservice.net