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Minnie Carol Portwood Berry
Birth: Aug. 15, 1937
Emanuel County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 2013
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Carol Portwood Berry, of Morganton, NC died peacefully at her home surrounded by her husband & her children on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. She battled cancer for years.

Carol was born in Emanuel County, GA, August 15, 1937 to Adell Lockhart Portwood & Robert F. Portwood.

Mrs. Berry attended Augusta College, in Augusta, GA and was a graduate of Houston Community College, Harris County, TX.

In 1991, she resigned from Stephens Office Supply in Houston, TX and retired with her husband to Morganton NC.

In Morganton, NC Carol volunteered at the Good Samaritan Clinic, Burke United Christian Ministries and taught the Cauble Class at First Baptist Church.

An avid music, art, and book enthusiast, she also was a perceptive, compassionate, genial woman who also deeply loved God, His Creation, and her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children and former spouse, Thais A. Durden.

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Memorial gifts may be made to The Combined Choirs Annual Concert Fund, First Baptist Church, P. O. Drawer 459, Morganton, NC 28680-0459 or to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Rd., Morganton, NC 28690.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Fielding Portwood (1906 - 1978)
  Myrtle Adell Lockhart Portwood (1908 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Thais A Durden (1934 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Son Portwood (1929 - 1929)*
  Rollie Felix Portwood (1930 - 2014)*
  Minnie Carol Portwood Berry (1937 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Henceforth


With Carol, one crowded
hour of a glorious
life was worth much
more than an age
without a name.
My love always, Frank

 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: BLS
Record added: Apr 21, 2013
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Minnie Carol <i>Portwood</i> Berry
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Minnie Carol <i>Portwood</i> Berry
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- BLS
 Added: Aug. 5, 2015
Miss you, Aunt Carol
- BLS
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 5, 2013
 
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