OBITUARY

Clifford Pardee Berry

August 19, 1944August 10, 2018

Clifford Pardee Berry, 74, of Hickory, passed away on August 10, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born August 19, 1944 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Henry Pardee Berry and Effie Frances Lail Berry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Brenda Gail Bowman Berry; sons, Ty Eugene Berry, Chris Bowman Berry; brother, Carroll Berry. Clifford was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Clifford is survived by his sisters; Jewell Reitzel of Taylorsville, Maurice Hicks of Denver; granddaughter, Brandi Elliot and husband Jonathan of Hickory; great-grandchildren, Madison, Cameron, Logan, Mason, Lincoln Jack Elliot. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 in the Chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory with Pastor Gene Gouge officiating with burial to follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory. The family will receive from 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.

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Jane Duane

August 12, 2018

In the last few years I spent more time with Clifford and Brenda than I had in the past. Since last year trying to visit at least once a week. In the last few months we would stop at Cookout for a blueberry milkshake extra blueberries and blueberry filled doughnuts. He would always say he was too full but he always finished the shake and had a doughnut later. Both were such wonderful giving people. His greatest joy was his grandchildren. Beneath that gruff exterior was a heart of gold. His kindness won't be forgotten.

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