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Thomas Benton Berry
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1890
Durant
Creek County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 10, 1976
Wellington
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA

The Wellington Leader
May 13, 1976

Tom Berry, prominent farmer living one mile East of Wellington, died in Collingsworth General Hospital Monday afternoon, May 10. One day after he was admitted for treatment. He was 85 years of age and still took an active part in his farming operations. Mr. Berry had lived in Collingsworth County since1907. For a number of years, he and his family lived in the Rolls-Swearingen area, then moved to his farm near town more than 25 years ago. Those familiar with his farming operations considered him one of the outstanding farmers of the area. This included the care he gave to his land, as well as the ways in which he kept abreast of advances in agriculture. Likewise, he was a community leader over a long period of time a leadership he exercised quietly and always in the interest of those around him. Thomas Benton Berry was born August 12, 1890, near Durant, Oklahoma, then in the Indian Territory. He was the son of W.T. and Sallie Eliza Berry both in Alabama. Mr. Berry lived at Sulphur, Oklahoma before coming here . He was married to Rebecca Trew August 12, 1915 in Wellington. Mr Berry was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors are his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Warren Cudd of Peyton; and three grandchildren. One son, James Benton Berry passed away on September 7, 1967. 
 
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 Parents:
  William T Berry (1854 - 1940)
  Elizabeth Berry Berry (1857 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Gladys Trew Berry (1893 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  James Benton Berry (1925 - 1967)*
  Betty Margaret Berry Cudd (1927 - 1995)*
 
 Sibling:
  Edna Ira Berry Maxwell (1882 - 1982)*
  Thomas Benton Berry (1890 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Wellington
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
Plot: SEC 11 ROW1
 
Created by: Kenneth L. Moody
Record added: May 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52000841
Thomas Benton Berry
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Thomas Benton Berry
Added by: Jeanette Perrin Coaly
 
Thomas Benton Berry
Added by: Kenneth L. Moody
 
 
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