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Mary Evelyn Berry Myers
Date of Death or Service Aug 5, 2015
Mary Evelyn Berry Myers
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   Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Nick Baird-Chrisohon and Bro. Larry McGranahan officiating. Visitation with the family will begin on Wednesday at 12 Noon until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens.
   Those desiring, memorials may be made to the Charlotte- Fagans United Methodist Church or to St. Jude's.
   Mrs. Myers, age 88, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Horizon Medical Center after a short stay.
   She was born in Dickson County, daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Bertha Cratty Berry. She was the widow of the late Daniel K. Myers, Sr. She graguated from Charlotte High School in 1945 and began her career in Nashville, worked for a college in Atlanta, Georgia, then returned to Nashville to work for over 34 years for Tennessee State Government. She was employed in offices of two governors, Frank G. Clement and Buford Ellington then worked for the Tennessee Supreme Court for 27 years eventually becoming Budget Director unti her retirement.  She was a person of grace, dignity, compassion and humor always considering the feelings of others before herself. A longtime member of McKendree United Methodist Church in Nashville, she was a devout Christian and loved her God.  For the past four years she had resided under the loving care of the Olive Branch Assisted Living in Dickson. She was preceded in death by Sisters: Dorothy Aileen (Eugene) Miller and Mildred Louise (Lewis) Daniel. Brothers: Morris Thomas (Helen) Berry, Ward D. Berry and Benjamin F. (Sylvia) Berry. Nephew: Joe Lambert, Jr. and Niece: Mary Ann Noble.
   Survivors include her three sisters; Tennie Berry Noble and her husband, Bill of Charlotte, TN, Imogene Berry Morris of Burns,TN and Betty Lou Berry of Dickson,TN, Her nieces; Martha Daniel Swift and her husband, Joe, Janet Daniel Harris and her husband, Norman and Sandra Berry-Menter and her husband, Paul, Her nephews; Benjamin Harris Daniel and his wife, Gwen, Johnny Wyatt Daniel and his wife Statia, Ben F. Berry III, Brent Irwin Morris and his wife Erin, Kerry Lee Morris and wife, Carol and Phillip Andrew Noble and wife Beth. Several great nieces and nephews. Her step sons; Terry Myers and wife, Linda, Daniel K. Myers Jr and her step grandchildren; Brandon Myers, Nathan Myers, Samantha Haglin and her husband, Marc and Megan Myers.
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