Cummings & Davis Funeral Home

13201 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH


Denise Anita Berry

November 12, 1953May 9, 2020

Denise Anita Berry was born to the union of Charlie Lee Berry and Minnie Alma Berry on November 12, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio whom both preceded her in death. She was the first child of this union, her father Charlie had a son from a previous relationship. Denise accepted Christ at an early age becoming a member of Center Grove Baptist Church. At the very young age of 6 while attending Church of Christ, she became a member of a gospel singing group called “The Berry Girls” along with her three younger sisters. Denise was a “girly girl” always meticulous about her appearance. She attended Cleveland Metropolitan Schools in Glenville neighborhood where she met and fell in love with Cyril Finley at a very young age and to that union two daughters were born Kiiyonda and Kavonice. She enjoyed being a housewife and caretaker. Denise enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Denise took pride in knowing everyone birthdate and phone number. She was the glue that held the family in contact. We all loved her spaghetti, iced tea and 7-up pound cake. Her passing was a shock to everyone, she wasn’t sick. She leaves to mourn her two beautiful daughters Kiiyonda (Cory) and Kavonice (Timmy). Her grandchildren Lakiah, Keion, Timiah and Korionna. A brother Charles Jr. (who preceded her in death) his son Dominic. She also leaves her three sisters, Cozetta (Donnie, DeeJay who preceded her in death and Trina), Charlene (Crickett and DaiDae who preceded her in death) and Karen (Ren, Shaun and Bam). The matriarch of the family Aunt Maggie and a host of other cousins, great nieces and nephews as well as friends.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Wake

    Friday, May 15, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 15, 2020


Denise Anita Berry

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Brenda Walker

May 16, 2020

I have so many memories to share Niesey is gone but never forgot ! we all loved her she was just so sweet to everybody even growing up during our high school and senior high we all was so alive ! Niesy aways just shook her head and smiled! Shes R.IP and my heart weigh heavy my condolence to all her family! She's another angel God chose to be in heaven!!

Angela Washington

May 15, 2020

I did not know her personally but from the description she was loved by many. Rest in peace Ms Berry.

Marcia Clark

May 15, 2020

My condolences to the Berry family. Heaven has gained an angel. May the spirit of the Lord comfort guide and keep you in this time of sorrow. The Foster Family.

Catrina Whitt

May 14, 2020

I love ❤️ you auntie and I’m gone miss you 😘 soooo much hug deejay dai dae grandma granddad and uncle jr for me

Malisa Oliver

May 14, 2020

Condolences to the family may the Lord give you peace and comfort during this trying time. Your mother was a beautiful spirit and lovely lady.

Caroline Ivy

May 14, 2020

I am praying for you all, may God keep His loving arms around you all.


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