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Herman DeBerry

Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 25 Nov 1996
Burial Chesapeake, Chesapeake City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 184668381 · View Source
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Herman Deberry, 82, of the 500 block of Craig St., departed this life Monday, Nov. 25, 1996.

Born in Anson County, N.C., he was a laborer for Gulf Oil Corp. with 33 years of service and he retired 22 years ago. Mr. Deberry was a faithful member of the St. Mark United Church of Christ, Norfolk, where he served as a deacon and on various auxiliaries for many years. Mr. Deberry was an active participant in the Senior Citizens of Berkley Neighborhood Center until his illness.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy Deberry; four nieces whom he raised as daughters, Mrs. Claudia D. Stith, Ms. Cheryl D. Sparrow, both of Chesapeake, Ms. Donna M. Sparrow, Mrs. Wanda R. Bacchus, both of Norfolk; a sister, Zelda Gary of Williamsburg; brothers, Mr. John Deberry of Virginia Beach, the Rev. Risden Deberry of Philadelphia; eight sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by mother, Fannie Deberry, his father, William Deberry, his first wife, Rebecca Deberry, and brothers, William Jr., Clarence and Tyler Deberry.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Mark United Church of Christ, Norfolk, by the Rev. Thomas Hart. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Family will be receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in Metropolitan Funeral Service. Body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Saturday. Family and friends will assemble at 507 Craig St., Norfolk, at noon Saturday for the funeral procession to the church.

The Virginian Pilot, page B4, November 27, 1996




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