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OBITUARY

Marvin Sherman Berry

February 25, 1934June 1, 2021

Marvin Sherman Berry, age 87, of Valdese, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Marvin was born the son of the late Burt Oscar Berry and Lillian Broyles Berry on February 25, 1934 in Burke County.

Marvin was a member of the United Baptist Church and had served his country honorably in the U. S. Army.

Along with his parents, Marvin is preceded in death by two daughters, Helen and Kathy; three brothers; Willard, Grayson and Max; and two sisters, Alma and Geraldine. Marvin was the last of his family. The “circle” is now complete.

Those left behind to cherish Marvin’s memory include his wife of 63 years, Jeanette Cooke Berry of the home; a son, Charles Berry (Teresa) of Connelly Springs; a daughter, Della Palestino (Jay) of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Bryan (Tina) and Shannon; and “The Love of his Life” a great-great granddaughter, Story. Marvin is also survived by numerous other friends and family.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in the Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Matthews officiating. Interment will follow with military honors at the United Baptist Church Cemetery in Valdese. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the funeral home.

Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton has the honor of serving the Berry family.

Services

  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Sunday, June 6, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, June 6, 2021

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