Funeral  services for  Mr. Gilbert  McCawley  Berry  85,   of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, May 8, 2016,
at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M.,
on  Saturday from  4 P.M. to  8 P.M. and on Sunday from 2 P.M.
until time of services.  A  Masonic service will be  conducted  on
Saturday at 7 :30 P.M. in the chapel of the funeral home.

 He passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.

He  was the son  of the  late  Hugh  J.  and   Leola   McCawley
Berry.  On  September   15,   1953,   he  was  married  to  Betty
Whitson  Berry,  who  survives.  He  was  a  farmer,  worked  for
Sutton-Anderson Funeral Home and then worked and retired as
the Sr. Vice-President and Director of Jackson County Bank. He
was  a  member of  the  Gainesboro  Rotary Club;  a member of
the  Jackson  County  Industrial  Board;  also  a  member  of the
Jackson   County   Lions   Club;   he   served   on   the board of
directors for the Jackson County Soil Conservation District, and
was a  director of  Jackson Bank  &  Trust.  He also served  and
participated in many other clubs and  organizations through the
years.  He  was   a  member  of  the   Gainesboro   First   United
Methodist  Church.  He was  a  member of  the  Tannehill Lodge
133  of  the Free  and  Accepted  Masons and was an Al Menah
Shriner.

 In  addition to his parents,  he  was preceded  in  death  by  1
Infant Brother.

 Survivors    include   his    Wife:   Betty    Whitson    Berry   of
Gainesboro,  TN  and  1  Sister:  Betty  Ruth Bates of Columbia,
TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

 Rev. Caroline Sanders and Rev. Russell Cain will officiate at
the  services.  Personal  remembrances will  also  be offered by
Jim Birdwell, Drue Huffines, and Bill Mitchell.

 Memorial  donations may  be  made  to  the Gainesboro First
United   Methodist   Church   Building   Fund   or   the   Doyene
Anderson Scholarship Fund.
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