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 Samuel L “Sam” Berry, Jr

Samuel L “Sam” Berry, Jr

Death 26 Nov 2012 (aged 73)
Burial Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 101367246 · View Source
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Samuel L. "Sam" Berry, Jr., 73, of Laurel, died Monday, November 26, 2012 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with burial to follow at Memorial Gardens in Jones County. Revs. David Hagan, Kenny McMinn and Bo Burroughs will officiate.

Mr. Berry was a self-employed pawn broker who owned Sam's Pawn and Trade in Heidelberg and Hattiesburg, Sam's Fifth Avenue Shell. He was a member of Life Church, veteran of the U. S. Air Force, Mason at Lodge 414, Shriner, past president of MS Pawn Brokers Association, and a member of Dixie Golf Club, where he was a long-time member and avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel L. Berry, Sr. and Bertie Ruth Lightsey Berry and by his sister, Nell Brashier.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cherry Frederick Berry of Laurel; son, Randall Samuel "Randy" Berry and wife Leah of Laurel; daughter, Dianna Ruth Berry Mosley and husband Lamar of Laurel; eleven grandchildren who were the lights of his life, Brennan Mosley, Kayla Mosley, Samantha Leanna Mosley, Ali Berry, Julia Berry, Jake Berry, Ava Berry, Abby Berry, Laekin Ellzie, Sara Ellzie and Joshua Ellzie; brother, Wayne H. Berry and wife Frances of Laurel; sister, Mary Ann Loper of Laurel; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Eric Berry, Wilson Windham, Tom Napier, Weston Windham, Jamey Cooley, Heath Morris, Joey Burroughs, Donald Morris, Brennan Mosley, Jack Berry, and Joshua Ellzie.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Memory Chapel of Laurel which is in charge of the arrangements.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101367246
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel L “Sam” Berry, Jr (7 Jan 1939–26 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101367246, citing Memorial Gardens, Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ralph (contributor 47335878) .