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Obituaries > BERRY, JOHN F.

Berry, John F. Sr., 77, of Buchanan, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at his home. He was a veteran of WWII where he served as a Corporal in the 3rd [Battalion] Marine Raiders. He was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and a member of V.F.W. Post 5895 and American Legion Post 93. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson H. and Maude W. Berry and one sister, Doris B. Paterson. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Glenna M. Berry; sons and daughters-in-law, John, Jr. and Pat Berry of Acworth, Ga., Butch and Teresa Berry of Buchanan; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Larry Vines of Buchanan; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Morris Markham and wife, Jeanne of North Haledon, N. J.; and one niece, Dawn Miller of Wallington, N.J. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2002 at Buchanan Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Woody officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Buchanan. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the church. Those wishing to make memorials, please consider the Buchanan Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 537, Buchanan, Va. 24066. Arrangements by Oakey’s North Chapel.