|Birth: ||May 6, 1910, USA|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2013, USA|
the Charleston Gazette - Musette Samples Berry, 102, formerly of Sutton,WV., and more recently of South Charleston, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Genesis Healthcare's Dunbar Center. She would have observed her 103rd birthday in three more months.
She was predeceased by her husband, James R. "Jimmie" Berry. Survivors included her son, James Richard "Dick" Berry of Columbus, Ohio; daughters, Nancy (Jim) Byrne of South Charleston, Carole Berry of St. Albans, Pam Berry of Dunbar and Janet (Jim) Garrett of Manitowoc, Wis. She also had 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Musette was a graduate of Gassaway High School and attended Glenville State College. She spent most of her adult life in Sutton, where her late husband had a career as a public account. Both were heavily involved in local church, civic, fraternal and government activities. Musette's most important job was being a to five active children but she also worked with her husband in his business in later years. Musette enjoyed music all her life and sang in the church choir for many years. For several years she was director of the juinor choir at Chirst Church Methodist, Sutton. She was active with her children's activities, including helping with Girl Scouts and School projects. In retirement Musette and Jimmie enjoyed traveling and visiting children, grandchildren and other relatives throughout the United States. She will be well remebered by her family as a wonderful cook and homemaker who kept a home filled with laughter and love. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, February 25, at Chirst Church United Methodist, Sutton, with Pastor Douglas W. Smailes officiating. Remains will be interned at Sutton Cemetery. Submitted by Bill Cutlip, a neighbor many years ago.
James Richard Berry (1907 - 1996)
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Katherine McCarthy
Originally Created by: Wm. W. & Rob. P. Cutlip
Record added: Mar 02, 2013
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