The Times West Virginian


January 17, 2014

Lyda Berry

Lyda Geraldine Fisher Berry, 91, formerly of Little Bingamon, died Wednesday (Jan. 15, 2014), at the Pierpont Center in Fairmont.

She was born Aug. 1, 1922, at Bingamon, a daughter of the late Joseph Hugh and Mary Grace Cunningham Fisher.

Lyda was retired from the Dietary Department of United Hospital Center in Clarksburg with 26 years service. She was a Christian, loved to sew, gardening and feeding her birds.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Cynthia Berry of Bingamon; a daughter and son-in-law, Victoria and Gerld Music of Morgantown; a sister, Ethel Dee Dye of Mannington; three grandchildren, John C. Berry of Bingamon, Corey Lanham and wife Michelle of Shinnston, and David Cooker of Mannington; four great-grandchildren, Haley, Hunter, Gage and Matthew; and several nieces and nephews who loved her dearly for her great sense of humor and that she showed her love to everyone.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John C. Berry; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Mildred Fisher; a sister and brother-in-law, Twila and Gail Pifer; and a niece, Melissa Dawn Sickles.

Friends may call at the Hutson Funeral Home, 500 E. Main St., Mannington, today from 3 to 8 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Ira Timmons officiating. A private interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery at Wyatt.

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