Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Whitson Berry, 86, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 4,
2019, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 10, 1932, in Cookeville, TN, to the late
Dave Whitson and Della Mae Whitson. On September 15,
1953, she was married to the late Gilbert McCawley Berry, who
passed away May 4, 2016. She was retired from Twin Lakes
Telephone Co. after 38 years of service. She was a member of
the Gainesboro First United Methodist Church, and enjoyed
volunteering at church and socializing with others.
Survivors include 1 Brother: David (Camille) Whitson of
Brentwood, TN; 1 Sister: Ruth Whitson (Ray) Speer of Mt.
Juliet, TN; 2 Nephews: Roy (Beth) Speer and David (Megan)
Whitson; 2 Nieces: Kathy Gregory and husband, David Wilson,
and Elizabeth (Joel) Nelson; and Caregivers: Kay Kirby,
Rebecca Head, Shirley Harper, and Nancy Crowder. 6 Great
Nephews, 3 Great Nieces, and 2 Great Great Nephews also
Rev. Tim Dunavant will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Gainesboro First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund by
contacting the funeral home.
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