Clyde Berry, Jr.


Clyde Berry Jr. affectionately known as” The Singing Deacon” entered eternal rest on July 22, 2020, at Heartland of Miamisburg. He was born September 20,1929, in Anderson, South Carolina, to the late Lawyer and Fannie (Hall) Berry. Clyde graduated from Reed Street High School, class of 1947. He was a dedicated member of First Thessalonian Missionary Baptist Church where he loved singing and praising the Lord. Clyde retired from General Motors Moraine Engine Plant after 30 years of service. He then worked for AM General. He was a true gentleman, and a class act, who was loved by all. In addition to his parents, Clyde was preceded in death by four brothers: Cassie, Robert, LT and Mack Berry; five sisters: Cleo Brown, Correne Berry, Annie Ruth Martin, Ruby Speed and Selvene Crawford. Clyde is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Barbara Thornton-Berry; daughter, Sabrina Berry; Stepson, Charles Thornton III; stepdaughter, Sherri Thornton, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Reverend Clifford Ballard, Officiating.

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Graveside Service
July 30, 2020

11:00 AM
West Memory Gardens
6722 Hemple Rd
Moraine, OH 45418

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