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Emmett Abraham Berry
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1874
Rossville
Fayette County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1933
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Abraham W. and Mary Catherine "Kate" (Burleson) Berry.

Husband of Birtie (Jones) Berry Ruppell Fitzgerald Pittsinger (she is buried with 4th husband Oscar Monroe Pittsinger at Memphis National Cemetery)

BERRY - In this city, Wednesday evening, March 15, 1933, at 7:45 o'clock, Emmett, aged 57 years; husband of Mrs. Birtie Jones Berry, father of Mrs. Ida Thrailkill, Leonard and Marie Berry of this city. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. J.O. Hill, will be held from Thompson Brothers Mortuary, 257 Adams Avenue, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Friends invited. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery. Published in the Memphis Evening Appeal 3-17-1933

From death certificate:
Emmett Berry
1589 N. Trezevant
Memphis, TN
Male, White, Married, Age 57
Wife - Bertie Berry
Trade - Retired
Birthplace - Tenn.
Father - Abe Berry
Mother's Maiden - Kate
Burial - Elmwood

Emmett and Birtie had another daughter Marie Berry Kuss, married Walter E Kuss. Marie was born Feb. 15, 1918 and died Aug 15, 2000 in Powell, Knox, Tn. Walter E. Kuss was born Feb 20, 1907 and died Nov 26, 1991 in Covington, Louisiana. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham William Berry (1825 - 1910)
  Katherine Mary Burleyson Berry (1835 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Bertie Jones Berry Pittsinger (1880 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary A. Berry*
  Emmett Abraham Berry (1874 - 1933)
  Annes Berry Milliner/Milner (1881 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No Headstone; South Grove #2, Space 137
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Peg
Originally Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35124153
Emmett Abraham Berry
Added by: Mark Taylor
 
Emmett Abraham Berry
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Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

- Peg
 Added: Feb. 8, 2013

- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 27, 2009
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