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Ramona Ruth Richards Berry
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1928
Quinnimont
Fayette County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 2006
Beckley
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Ramona Ruth Richards-Berry, 78, formerly of Hadley Lane, Fairfax, Va., died Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley.

She was born Aug. 2, 1928, to John W. Richards (Deceased) and Clara Beasley-Richards (Deceased), who preceded her in death.

She was graduated from Mount Hope High School and attended Beckley College. She was a member of Xi Alpha Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority while in Beckley.

She married Major Eugene Victor Berry (1922-1994) on September 28, 1957 in Beckley, Raleigh County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Raleigh County, WV, 1957, Page 18, Application Date: September 23, 1957).

She was employed by the United States Army as secretary in the Office of the Secretary of the Army at The Pentagon until her retirement. She was a member of the Arlington Ladies, the Fairfax Republican Party and St. Leo's Catholic Church in Fairfax.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, John Richards (Deceased), Charles Richards (Deceased) and Warren Richards (Deceased); sisters, Julia Richards-Steplowski (Deceased), Freda Richards-Kennedy (Deceased), Willie Richards-Tyree (Deceased), Sarah Richards-Johnson (Deceased), Geraldine Richards-Biggs (Deceased) and Betty Richards-Robinette (Deceased); and nephews, Jim Johnson (Deceased), Bill Johnson (Deceased) and Bob Kennedy (Deceased).

Surviving her are nephews, Charles Richards of Boones Mill, Va., Ann Rene Vokonas of Chesapeake, Va., Mary Ann Sheehan of Hopewell, Va., Patty Atkins of Charleston, Richard Long of Huntington, Joe Long of Ghent, Dr. Charles Sisson of Huntington, Ruth Blackburn of Lago Vista, Texas, Mike Cook of Blacksburg, Va., and Susan Berry, David Berry, Pam Johnson and Chuck Cook, all of Virginia; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield, Va., with graveside rites at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Arlington National Cemetery. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eugene Victor Berry (1922 - 1994)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8 Site 10260
 
Created by: Patty Greene
Record added: Nov 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31567489
Ramona Ruth <i>Richards</i> Berry
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Ramona Ruth <i>Richards</i> Berry
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Mona's presence at my own father's Arlington funeral (1997) was an immense comfort to me and to my mother, as was the kind personal note she sent to my mother. Her words of gratitude for my father's military service moved me to tears even more than had al...(Read more)
- Joaquina Zacharias
 Added: Jul. 27, 2016

- Judy Richards
 Added: Aug. 10, 2010
 
 
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