Dottie Hart Berry


Mrs. Dottie Hart Berry, 84, wife of the late James Thomas Berry, of Parksley, passed away Jan. 11, 2021, at her residence.

Born on April 5, 1936, in Accomack County, she was the daughter of the late Brantley Hart and the late Virginia Killmon Hart. She was a retired USDA grader for Tyson and Perdue and also owned her own florist, Silk Sensations Flower Arrangements. She loved gardening and bowling, and was a member of Eastern Shore Bowling Lanes, playing in the Women’s and Couple’s Leagues.

Dottie is survived by her children, Terry Berry, Larry Berry and companion, Sandy Mears, and David Berry and wife, Barbara; her companion, Sam Krugler; sister, June Atkins; half-sisters, Billye Raye Eder and Bonnie Campfield, and husband, Kip; half-brother, Brantley Hart Jr.; grandchildren, Thomas Berry, and wife, Christine, January Robinson and husband, Billy, Kimberly Brennion and husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Makaela and Tyler Robinson, Haley and Parker Berry, and Berry, Caleb, Allison, and Sophia Brennion; her puppy companion, Smoky; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Berry; a sister, Connie Maddox; and a grandson, James Fogle.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021, at 2 p.m., from the Parksley Cemetery with Pastor Rob Fletcher officiating.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Shore Bowling Lanes, the American Heart Association, or the American Lung Association.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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