Hilda H. O’Berry

Published 12:15 pm Wednesday, June 6, 2012

NEWSOMS—Hilda Holland O’Berry, 87, widow of Edward Raleigh O’Berry, went to be with the Lord June 5, 2012.

Born in Windsor, she was a daughter of the late Ella Butler Holland and Vernon Awood Holland Sr.

Mrs. O’Berry was a member of Newsoms United Methodist Church.

She was predeceased by a sister, Alma Ann Rountree; brothers, Vernon Awood Holland Jr., Joseph Milton Holland, Charles Thomas Holland and Willard Butler Holland; and one grandchild, Heather M. Lucasti.

Left to cherish her memory are three children, Edward R. O’Berry, Jr. (Julia), Kay H. O’Berry Black (Bill), and Sandra L. O’Berry Brown (David); three grandchildren, Bonny T. Dunlow, Suzanne K. Scott and Louis E. O’Berry; six great-grandchildren, Kent Boyce, Dylan Boyce, Ashley Boyce, Alex Dunlow and Lyndsay Dunlow; six sisters, Della H. Edwards, Grace H. Brown, Dorothy H. Byrum, Jean H. Paulina, Jane H. Mountcastle and Betty H. O’Berry (Graham); two brothers, Russell S. Holland and E. Ray Holland; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with Rev. Darwin Edwards officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Kathy Worrell at 717 Fairview Drive, Franklin, Va., 23851. www.wrightfuneralhome.org.