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Leonard Berry
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1910
Rossville
Fayette County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1961
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Husband of Sadie Ruth (Swanger) Berry

Son of Emmett and Bertie (Jones) Berry, Fitzgerald, Pittsinger

LEONARD BERRY--Leonard Berry, retired Louisville & Nashville Railroad repairman who lived at 1314 Merton, died at 6:45 p.m. yesterday at John Gaston Hospital. He had been ill three years. He was 50. A life long resident of Memphis, Mr. Berry was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church and Hollywood Civic Club and was a Mason. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Sadie Berry; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Jean Dawson, and Mrs. Peggy Louise Warren, and his mother, Mrs. Birdie Pittsinger, all of Memphis and two sisters, Mrs. Julius Thrailkill of Millington, and Mrs. Walter Kuss of Memphis, and two grandchildren. Services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hollywood Baptist Church. Burial in Mt. Vernon Gardens. National Funeral Home is in charge. (Published in The Commercial Appeal, March 23, 1961)

A father's legacy is not riches, possessions or worldly goods of any kind, it is the way he lived, the lives he touched, the promises he kept. It is the kind of man he was.

Siblings:
Ida Berry Thrailkill
Ruby Berry O'Neal
Dorothy Berry
Marie Berry Kuss 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Emmett Abraham Berry (1874 - 1933)
  Bertie Jones Berry Pittsinger (1880 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Sadie Ruth Swanger Berry (1919 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  Betty Jean Berry Dawson (1936 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida O Berry Thrailkill (1905 - 1982)*
  Ruby Berry O'Neal (1908 - 1927)*
  Leonard Berry (1910 - 1961)
  Dorothy Berry (1915 - 1917)*
  Marie Isabelle Berry Kuss (1918 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memphis Memory Gardens
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Masonic Garden
 
Maintained by: Peg
Originally Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35124894
Leonard Berry
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Leonard Berry
Added by: Peg
 
Leonard Berry
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Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

- Deborah Wall
 Added: Jul. 30, 2013
my grandpa was a RR man also
- J
 Added: Mar. 10, 2013
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