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Attie Mae Berry

February 3, 1931 — August 9, 2008

Services for Mrs. Attie Berry, 77, of Memphis, TX will be at 1:00 PM Friday, August 15, 2008 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Aulston Ridley, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home in Memphis, Texas. Mrs. Berry passed away Saturday, August 9, 2008 in Amarillo, TX. On February 3, 1931, God blessed Daniel and Alice Baker to bring into the world an adorable and loving baby girl named Attie Mae. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior and was baptized at an early age at the Little Zion Baptist Church in Hillsboro, Texas. Attie Mae attended and graduated from Peabody High School in Hillsboro, Texas. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education at Paul Quinn College in Waco, Texas. She later attended West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas and received her Kindergarten endorsement. She taught in the Memphis Independent School District for thirty-five years. Attie Mae met Mr. George Marece Berry and they were united in holy matrimony, June 6, 1958 in Waco, Texas. The Lord blessed this union with two loving daughters, Alicia and Regina. She united with the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Memphis, Texas and later resided in Amarillo, Texas and united with Trinity Fellowship Church. Upon her retirement Mrs. Berry became a devoted and loving grandmother to her grandson, Joshua Marece Woods. Mrs. Berry was a faithful wife, a devoted mother, a loving grandmother, a very loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Alice Baker, her husband of forty-two years, George Marece Berry, two sisters, Verta Montgomery and Faye Walker, a sister-in-law, Marion Hall and a brother-in-law, Louis Parrish. Mrs. Berry leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Alicia Berry of Memphis, Texas and Regina Woods and son-in-law Gregory, a grandson, Joshua Marece Woods all of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Eddie Bellinger (Thomas) of Austin, Texas; a brother, Weldon Baker (Tommie) of San Antonio, Texas; four sister-in-laws, Barbara Steptoe of Amarillo, Texas, Myrtle Walker, Ella Stevenson and Rita Jo Berry all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; two brother-in-laws, Billy Berry and Jonathan Hall of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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