Clarissa Berry

October 10, 1923 - July 25, 2008
Clarissa Berry

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Clarissa Messer Berry, 84, of Hendersonville, NC, went to be with her Lord Jesus Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Pardee Memorial Hospital.

Born in Sylva, NC, she was the daughter of the late Lynn Messer and Iva Crisp Messer, the second of twelve children. She was the wife of the late Vaughn E. Berry.

She had resided in Hendersonville since 1949 and retired from GE. She was a member of East Flat Rock First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Vaughn Berry, Jr. and John Berry. She enjoyed six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday, July 27, 2008 at East Flat Rock First Baptist Church. Her grandsons, John Berry and Brandon Berry, will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to The Storehouse, PO Box 6146, Hendersonville, NC 28793.


Sunday, July 27, 2008
12:00 AM

East Flat Rock First Baptist Church - Directions
2227 Spartanburg Hwy
East Flat Rock, NC 28726

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  • July 26, 2008
    Melvin and Melinda Pace says:
    I am sorry to hear of your loss and would like to express our sympathy for you at this difficult time. My mother died on July 25,1999 in a very similar way. God Bless you all.

  • July 26, 2008
    Jewel Elaine & John Earl Bishop says:
    We are sorry for your loss of Clara. Love you.

  • July 26, 2008
    Bill & Judy Case says:
    John and Family, Your mother was a wonderful lady and I enjoyed knowing her and being a coworker of hers at General Electric. Bill Case

  • July 26, 2008
    Chantel says:
    May God wrap His arms of love around you all during this time of loss. We love you all! Doris, Kenny, Adam and Chantel

  • July 28, 2008
    Greg & Wanda Trivette says:
    John, Our Sincere prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family. Wanda and I were out of town, and were unaware until this morning. If you need anything please let us know. With Love, Greg & Wanda Trivette