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Anita Gupton Berry, 91, Taylor County (1924-2015)

She raised her family in Lebanon before moving to Campbellsville in 1974. There they joined Campbellsville Baptist Church before moving their membership to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she was still a member. In Lebanon, she operated a daycare center in her home for several years prior to working in various office settings in Lebanon and Campbellsville. After Vernonís death she enjoyed organizing charter bus trips and day trips for the seniorsí group at church. She stayed busy with various needlework projects for the kids and grandkids and selling Avon.
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Anita Gupton Berry, 91, of Campbellsville, KY, died Thursday, October 8, 2015 at The Grandview where she had lived since returning to Campbellsville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT/2pmET Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Dr. James Jones and Bro. Robert Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Greensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pmET Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the funeral home.


Serving as pallbearers are Daniel Johnson, Devin Johnson, Michael and Blake Burns, Kent Ashley and Ryne Williams. Honorary pallbearers are: Sharyl Burns, Stacey Ashley, Rachel Henn, DeLanna Williams, Mackensie Henn, DeAnna, Baileigh and Gavyn Burns and Kathryn Ashley.

Anita Gupton Berry, 91, Taylor County (1924-2015)

She was born Anita Maurine Gupton on February 11, 1924 to the late Everett E. and Mossie Taylor Gupton in Green County. She united in marriage to Isaac Vernon Berry on June 21, 1952. Vernon preceded her in death on October 30, 1986. Also preceding her in death were her siblings, Roy Gupton, Ralph Edgar Gupton and Zola Williams and a son-in-law, James E. Henn.

Anita and Vernon raised their family in Lebanon, KY before moving to Campbellsville in 1974. There they joined Campbellsville Baptist Church before moving their membership to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she was still a member. In Lebanon, she operated a daycare center in her home for several years prior to working in various office settings in Lebanon and Campbellsville. After Vernonís death she enjoyed organizing charter bus trips and day trips for the seniorsí group at church. She stayed busy with various needlework projects for the kids and grandkids and selling Avon.

Anita is survived by:
  • Children Georgietta Johnson and her husband, Hayden of Lebanon, Daryl Berry and his wife, Sharon, of Campbellsville, Rodney Berry of Morganfield, KY and Priscilla Berry of Alexandria, Virginia.

  • She was "Granny" to Sharyl (Michael) Burns, Stacey (Kent) Ashley, Rachel Henn, Daniel Johnson, Devin Johnson, DeLanna (Ryne) Williams and Mackensie Henn

  • Five great-grandchildren, DeAnna, Blake, Baileigh and Gavyn Burns and Kathryn Ashley, sister to Sharon (Bobby) Watson of Greensburg, sister-in-law to Jerry Williams and Norma Jean (Donald) Swafford of Campbellsville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Building Fund at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church which can be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


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