Tuesday, May 5, 1936 - Friday, December 27, 2013
Mr. Joe Earl Berry of Slocomb passed away Friday, December 27, 2013 at Flowers Hospital. He was 77.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 30, from the Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel of Slocomb with Joe’s son, Rev. Dennis Berry and Rev. Steve Gunter officiating. Burial will follow in the Madrid Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Fadette Volunteer Fire Department.
Mr. Berry was born May 5, 1936 in Geneva County to the late Early Henry and Addie B. Cox Berry. He was retired from the Farley Nuclear Plant.
In addition to his parents, two sons, David Leon Berry and John Howell preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary Ann Kirkland Berry, Slocomb; one daughter, Camelia Pettis (Jimmy) of Geneva; four sons: Rev. Dennis Berry and Randy Joe Berry both of Slocomb, Ronald Earl Berry (Kelly), Eufaula and James Howell (Elaine), Dothan; fifteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.