Barbara Jo Berry
A native of Avery County, she was born, Jan. 16, 1945, a daughter of the late William Pardee and Blanch Andrews Smith.
She was a member of Arbor Dale Presbyterian Church.
Berry was a Beautician, the Activities Assistant at Life Care Center and an Author.
She enjoyed rock gardens, writing and interior decorating.
Along with her parents, Berry was preceded in death by her siblings, Claude Smith, Frank Smith, Daisy Harvell, Ann Buchanan.
Berry has left to cherish her memory her husband, Frank Berry, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Jennifer Berry, of Banner Elk; siblings, Charlie Smith of Luray, Va., Gene Smith of Yerington, Nev., Louise Kolesar of Lockport, N.Y., Paul Smith of Banner Elk, Hal Smith of Banner Elk; grandsons, Cameron Berry, Connor Berry; step-grandchildren, Nicole Rose, Jason Rose.
At Berry's request, all services will be private.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at http://www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Berry family.
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