Mec Batey Berry, age 92, of Smyrna, TN, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Jack Gooch and Annie Watt Smith Batey. Mrs. Berry was also preceded in death by her husband, James D. “Red” Berry; sisters, Martha Batey Uffelman and Sarah Batey Baker; grandchild, Jackson Holloway Berry; and great-granddaughter, Emma Kate Watson.
Mrs. Berry is survived by her children, Suzanne Berry Higgins of Fayettville, TN, James Davis Berry, Jr. of Nashville, TN, Jacqueline Berry Woods of Smyrna, TN, Mec Berry Cothron of Gallatin, TN, and Robert Batey Berry of Strawberry Plains, TN; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Sunday, September 8, 2013, at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna with funeral service to follow at 4:00 PM. Brother Wayne Cornwell will officiate. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery.
Mrs. Berry was an alumnus of Smyrna High School and attended Pepperdine University. She was a charter member of Highland Heights Church of Christ in Smyrna. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Gardner, Memorial Fund c/o Highland Heights Church of Christ, Smyrna, TN, in memory of Mrs. Berry.
Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.
WOODFIN CHAPEL, SMYRNA. 615-459-3254.