Margaret Thomason Berry

January 1, 1923July 9, 2018

COLUMBIA - Margaret Thomason Berry was born January 3, 1923 in Columbus, Georgia. She was an Executive Administrative Assistant for the Army (G2 Division) and Executive Secretary for 25 years at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC.

She met and married Charles Berry at Ft Benning, GA and they were married for over 60 years. They loved traveling, entertaining, and being with their friends, but more than anything Margaret found her joy in family - loving wife and mother to two sons and two stepdaughters, loving grandma to four grandchildren, and loving great-grandma to six great-grandchildren.

She went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 9. Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Charles and stepdaughter Miriam, and is survived by her two sons, Steve and David and her stepdaughter, Judy, her sisters, Betty Barr and Diane Goodman, her grandchildren, Megan Haase, Chris Berry, Rachel Berry and Matthew Berry, and her great-grandchildren, Olivia, Ella, Finleigh, Laynie, Jona, and Camden. A Memorial service will be held at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Margaret’s name to the Forest Lake Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 14, 2018

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