Vernie Berry left his earthly body on September 30, 2010. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at North's Memorial Chapel, 242 Orange Street with Tommy Thomason officiating. Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the supervision of North's Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at North's Funeral Home.
Mr. Berry was born on August 23, 1928 to Cade and Della Carter. He retired from the United States Air Force
as a Master Sergeant after twenty- one years. He then spent twenty -two years with the United States Post Office. As a life long resident of Abilene, his passion for fishing was apparent to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Ida Berry, Daughters : V.G. Shawver, Sue Black, Lorna Hogg; Sons: Jerry Nichols, Billy Thomason, Tommy Thomason, and Doyle Thomason. He was blessed with sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
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