Alfred B. Berry

Alfred B. Berry, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, age 78, of Ozark, passed away in Mercy Hospital, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.
Al was born Nov. 27, 1936, the son of Farrell and Veta Berry at Trail, Mo. On Jan. 13, 1961, he was united in marriage to Sue Jenkins and this union was blessed with two sons.
Al graduated from Dora High school and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. Al was employed as a supervisor at Fasco Industries for 16 years before beginning his career in real estate. He was presently active in his real estate business at the time of his death.
Al was a quiet man but generous with helping those in need, especially through his work as a landlord. Al was also an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing and hunting with his friends and family, or swapping tips and stories with other local outdoorsman. He was an excellent provider, a role model and a hero to his entire family.
Al is survived by his wife, Sue; two sons, Alan Berry and wife Beverly, and Alfred L. Berry and wife Debbie; five grandchildren, Erin Beaver and husband Scott, Briana Berry, Jarrett Berry, Beau Berry, Elijah Berry;  and a great-granddaughter, Norah Beaver. Al was a loving and wise brother to his siblings, J.M. Berry, Farrell Wayne Berry, Barbara Watkins, Alice Thornton and Kay Doubek. Al will be missed by countless nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Sidney Hancock; and an infant brother.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2015, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Lance Doubek officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Dec. 31, in the funeral home. Donations are suggested to the grandchildren’s college fund with checks made payable to Sue Berry or donor’s choice of charity.
Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamily funerals.com.