Obituary of Dwight LaRue Berry ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Dwight LaRue Berry, age 81 of Marion died Friday September 5, 2008. A native of Caldwell County, he was born June 9, 1927 to the late Oscar Ivey Berry and Tulabelle Echerd Berry. He was retired from C.E. Air Preheater and was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served in World War II. A daughter Donna Berry preceded him in death.
Mr. Berry leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 50 years Mary Noblitt Berry of the home; three sons: Dwight Berry Jr., Bruce Berry and wife Susan, and Brian Berry; two sisters: Eloise Hamilton and Virginia Tolbert and four grandchildren Daryl, Nikki, Brian K. and Ellen.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday September 9, at 11:00 AM in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. George Williams officiating. The family received friends from 10:00-11:00 AM one hour prior to the service. Interment was in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. The US Navy provided military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Berry family 63 Dwight Berry Road Marion, NC 28752.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 10, 2008 Volume 14 # 36