Raymond Berry

September 20, 1933August 27, 2013
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Delbert “Raymond” Berry, 79, of Rossville, GA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

He was born on September 20, 1933 to William and Marie Berry. He graduated from Rossville High School in 1951. He graduated from UTC in 1962 and was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He also served in the Army. He was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church and a member of the Genesis Sunday School Class. He was also a Restaurant Manager in the Chattanooga area for many years.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Gloria Berry of Rossville, GA; his daughters, Denise Berry of Rossville and Kristi (Ray) Tipton of Ooltewah; grandchildren, Kayla Berry, Sydney Berry and Tyler Tipton; great-grandchildren, Remy Brown and Braylon Brown; and his cousin, Joyce Hickey whom he was raised with as brother and sister; several other cousins; a sister-in-law, Tommie Hunt of Lawrenceville, GA.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga for their care and support and nurses, Jill and Sonya.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the funeral home.

Funeral Services will be at 11:30 AM on Friday, August 30, 2013 at the funeral home with Dr. Bill Owens and Dr. Doug Plumlee officiating.

Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Genesis Sunday School Class.

Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial donations may be made to Ridgedale Baptist Church (1831 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421) or Hospice of Chattanooga (4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416).

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. 404 South Moore Road.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 30, 2013

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Patsy Burnsed

September 1, 2013

Gloria and girls, Harold and I were out of town, and just learned of Raymonds' passing. I have fond memories of some fun times at your house. Raymond was a fine man, and friendly to everyone. You are in our prayers. Love, Harold and Patsy Burnsed

Wanda Lawrence Key

August 30, 2013

Denise, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad, I know the special love that you and your dad shared. My prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow , RIP Mr. Berry

August 30, 2013

Denise, I am so sorry to read about the loss of your Dad. i know how much you loved him and how much love was returned. You and your family are in my prayers during this time of sorrow .

Wanda Lawrence Key

Robin Harwood

August 30, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Mr Berry's passing...I am praying for all of you. Sending lots of love and prayers. Robin Wimberly Harwood

Tina Sandidge

August 29, 2013

Raymond was a very good and kind man and a great pepaw! He will be truly missed but will remain in our hearts forever! Thoughts and prayers to the family during this time.

Sadie Morgan

August 29, 2013

Always there for Sydney's school accomplishments, I could see how much he cared - and I know he will be deeply missed. May God comfort the family he leaves behind.