|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1862|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1944|
Emma Jemima Allison-Berry, daughter of John B. Allison & Elizabeth Mosby (Woodson) Allison, was born April 25, 1862 in Sturgeon, Missouri. On August 2, 1888 she married Millard Fillmore Berry in Hallsville, Missouri. Two children: George Woodson Berry b.June 7, 1889; Mary Jane Berry b. August 12, 1890
Emma J. Berry was very active in serving her Church. Following the death of her husband she traveled to Texas to visit her sister, Mary Edith Allison Hayth & on to California to visit her twin brother, Dr. John Stephen Allison. Emma Jemima Allison-Berry died July 26, 1944. She and her husband are buried at the Red Top Christian Church Cemetery in Hallsville, Missouri.
Obit: COLUMBIA TRIBUNE
Mrs. Emma J. Berry, 82, widow of the late M.F. Berry, died at her home, six miles north of Columbia on the Browns Station Road, yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock following a paralytic stroke. She was a lifelong church member, joining at the age of 12.Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. T.J. Holloway of the home, one granddaughter, one grandson, three great grandchildren, a brother the Rev. W.M. Allison of Carthage, and one sister, Mrs. Fred L. Hayth of Dallas, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at the Willet Funeral Home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock by the Rev. Gene W. Wetherell followed by burial in the Red Top cemetery. The body will remain at Willett's until time for the services.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Owings and Mrs. J. W. Berry attended burial rites Sunday afternoon at Red Top church for the latter's sister-in-law, Mrs. Emma Berry, who died Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. J. Holloway near Browns Station. Mrs. Berry, the former Miss Emma Allison, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Allison of Sturgeon, was well known here where she spent her early life. She attended the local high school and had frequently visited with relatives and friends here since her marriage.
John B Allison (1828 - 1904)
Elizabeth Mosby Woodson Allison (1824 - 1924)
Millard Fillmore Berry (1856 - 1930)*
George Woodson Berry (1889 - 1916)*
Mary Jane Berry Holloway (1890 - 1968)*
Red Top Cemetery
Hallsville (Boone County)
Created by: Bette Keene Scavone
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20443819