|Mary L. Berryman|
|Written by Karen Ventrone|
|Tuesday, 19 November 2013 18:46|
Mary L. Berryman, age 94, formerly of Kingsport, TN and Blowing Rock NC, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Courtyards of Briarcliff in Oak Ridge.
Born October 23, 1919 in Burnsville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Maude W. Lyon and John Proctor Lyon.
She graduated from Queens College, Charlotte, NC in 1941 with a BA degree in History and married Clarence H. Berryman, Jr. in June of 1941. Mr. Berryman passed away in 1999 after a loving marriage to Mary of 58 years.
Mrs. Berryman is survived by three daughters; Mary B. Hendrick of Lynchburg VA; Kathy B. Shaulis of Oak Ridge, TN; Margie B. Dyer and her husband, Jim, of Knoxville, TN; and one son, Clarence H. Berryman, III and his wife, Mary, of Lakeland, FL; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
The family would like to sincerely thank all the staff at Courtyards Senior Living for the outstanding care and compassion Mrs. Berryman received while she was a resident.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 4:30 – 6pm at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN.
Family and friends will meet for a graveside service on Saturday at 1pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock, NC with Rev. Rusty Guenther officiating. Hampton Funeral Home of Boone, NC will be assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Grandfather Home, P.O. Box 98, Banner Elk, NC 28604-0098.
An on-line guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com. or at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service and Weatherford Mortuary, in Oak Ridge, TN. are in charge of the arrangements.
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