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Obituaries – 9/22/11

Bradley Perry

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Bradley Thomas Perry, 26, of Huntington, passed away on Sept. 19, 2011, at his residence.

Bradley was born Aug. 1, 1985, in Huntington, the son of Michael and Amy Perry of Huntington.

Bradley was a graduate of Spring Valley High School and loved all sports but he especially loved basketball, baseball and golf. He was an employee of Autism Services of Huntington.

Bradley was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather: Thomas Cannon and paternal grandmother: Josephine Perry.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Sally Cannon of Ironton, Ohio and paternal grandfather, Eugene A. Perry of Monongahela, Penn., and his great grandmother, Angel Fry of Monongahela, Penn.; aunts and uncles, Lynn and Jim Johnson of Michigan and Susan and Wayne Kellogg of Ironton, David and Karen Perry of Monongahela, Thomas and Terri Perry of Belle Vernon, Penn., and Samuel and Deborah Perry of Monesson, Penn.; nine cousins, Michelle and Matthew Johnson, Derek and Chad Lewis, Justin, Joshua, Lauren, Brett and Brennan Perry and a special brother, Justin Eagleston.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rite of Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery, Ironton.

Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the Reger Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. On line condolences may be made to the family at www.timeformemory.com/reger.

Jean Berry

Jean Tucker Berry, 81, of Ironton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.

She was born July 3, 1930, in Letcher County, Ky., a daughter of the late Garrett Hobart Alexander and Lieu Emma McKenzie Tucker. She married the late Robert William Berry, Sr. Sept. 18, 1948.

Jean worked at Wilson’s Sporting Goods and the Ironton High School Library. She was also a Red Cross volunteer for many years. She was a loving member of the Ironton community giving comfort, aid and support to many people; she will be missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her sons, Robert William Berry, Jr., and an infant son, Donald Lee Berry; brothers and sisters-in-law, Enoch Lafayette and Gertrude Buchanan Tucker, Oliver Merle and Mae Tucker, and James Hobart Tucker; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Bertha Jane Tucker and Paul Phillips, Rose Elizabeth Tucker and Ezra Johnson.

She is survived by a sister, Lillian Irene Tucker and Bernard Brassard of Waynesboro, Va.; a sister-in-law, Peggy Tucker Greer, (wife of the late James Hobart Tucker); two sons, David Alan Berry and wife Mary Ann Goldstein of San Francisco, Calif., and Charles Franklin Berry and his partner Deborah Kay Winstead of Chapel Hill, N.C.; three grandsons, Samuel Isaak Berry and Jacob Elliott of San Francisco, Calif., and Benjamin Gabriel Berry of Chapel Hill, N.C.

A private graveside service will be at Woodland Cemetery where Jean will be buried alongside husband Bob and sons Bill and Donny. Jean preferred donations to flowers; donations can be made in her name to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, Ky., 41101 or to The Ironton High School Drama Department, 1701 S. Seventh St., Ironton, Ohio 45638.

Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South Seventh Street, Ironton, Ohio is in charge of the arrangements.