Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Berrys in:
 • Brock Cemetery
 • Brock
 • Scotland County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Ervin Walter "Bud" Berry
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 1, 1915
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2000
Scotland County
Missouri, USA


Ervin W. “Bud” Berry, 84, of Memphis, MO, died at the Scotland County Memorial Hospital, Memphis, MO, January 8, 2000. The oldest son born to Tina May (Holyman) and Silas Wright Berry, he was born on May 1, 1915. He graduated from Tilden High School in Oakwood, MO. On October 10, 1940, he was married to Susie Pauline Dean. He worked at the International Shoe Company in Hannibal, MO, until being drafted into the Army in 1943. He served three years and was honorably discharged in 1946. Upon discharge from the Army, he and his wife moved to the Shelbina, MO, area where they engaged in farming. Later, returning to the Hannibal area, they became involved in the foster care program, providing care to many foster children. He and his family moved to Memphis, MO, in 1976. Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife; two sisters; and two brothers. Survivors include two sons: Gene and his wife, Roni of Gorin, MO, and Ernie of Palmyra, MO; one sister, Lillian Bowen of Hannibal, MO; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, as well as numerous foster children. Funeral services were held January 11, 2000, in the Gerth Funeral Chapel in Memphis, MO, with the Reverend Jim Campbell officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Boot Bass, Bill Bass, Tracey Ross, Vernon Howard, Melissa Jordon, and Pat Hudson, Jr. Honorary bearers were Jim Beer, William Bass, Mert McCarty, Hughie Cline, and Bill Harrelson. Military graveside services were provided by the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of Memphis, MO, followed by interment in the Brock Cemetery, Scotland County, MO. A memorial fund has been established. Arrangements were handled by Gerth Funeral Service from their Memphis, MO chapel.

Memphis, Missouri, Memphis Democrat, 13 Jan 2000 (used with permission)

Thanks to Linda Brown for sharing this obituary.
Family links: 
  Silas Wright Berry (1886 - 1950)
  Tina Mae Hoylman Berry (1891 - 1974)
  Pauline Susie Dean Berry (1919 - 1994)
  Lillian M Berry Bowen (1911 - 2008)*
  Ervin Walter Berry (1915 - 2000)
  Baby Virgle Berry (1919 - 1919)*
  Mary Belle Berry (1922 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Brock Cemetery
Scotland County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Larry and Jane
Record added: Jan 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24206997
Ervin Walter Bud Berry
Added by: Larry and Jane
Ervin Walter Bud Berry
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Larry and Jane
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Juanita Sloan Lowrance
 Added: Feb. 11, 2010

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service