Gladys Berry

Obituary of Gladys A. Berry

BERRY, Gladys A., 89, of Hopewell, VA went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 7, 2016. She was the daughter of the late John C. & Winifred Ammons. Gladys is predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Otis N. Berry; a son, David L. Berry and her sister, Christelle Melvin. Gladys is survived by her daughter, Jean Blankenship; sons, Dennis W. Berry (Toni), Larry D. Berry (Marie); granddaughters, Jo Marie Moberg (John), Karen Berry, Angela Berry, Natalie Berry; grandsons, Robert Berry, Nathan Berry; great granddaughters, Lauren and Megan Moberg and her brother, Cary Ammons. She worked at Fort Lee for the Department of Defense from 1945 until her retirement in 1987. Gladys was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Hopewell and was active with the Sanctuary Choir and Singing Saints along with many other activities at the church. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 2239 and the Chester Chapter of Eastern Star. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Avenue in the historic city of Hopewell. Her funeral ceremony will be held Wednesday, August 17 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 401 N. 2nd Ave, Hopewell, VA with final rest in Bermuda Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donation honoring her memory can be made to First Baptist Church of Hopewell.
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