We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory
Mrs. Geraldine 'Nana" Henderson Berry, 84 of Franklin passed away Friday, September 9, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Macon County, NC on August 10, 1938 to the late Burney and Violet Mae Stiwinter Henderson. Geraldine was a nurse for more than 30 years. She loved gospel singing, talking on the phone, and cooking for family and friends. She was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church for many years and was a Eastern Star of the Glenville Chapter.
Geraldine is survived by a daughter, Shelia Regina Berry Keever (Danny) of Sylva; a son, Ricky Dean Berry (Misty) of Cullowhee; three grandchildren, Brittney Keever Stevens (Jason), Emily Berry Milligan (Dustin), and Ricky Nathan Berry; three great-grandchildren, Ella, Will, and Ava Milligan.
In addition to her parents, Geraldine was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, William A." Paw" Berry; two sisters, Frances Evitt Smith and Melba Bish, and a brother, Morton Henderson.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Stillwell and Rev. Jason Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Cullowhee, NC. Visitation will be from 12:30-2:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers serving will be Nathan Berry, Rev. Jason Stevens, Dustin Milligan, Jeffery Stewart, Larry Dills, and Bobby Hunt.
The family wishes to thank Skyland Care Center and Four Seasons Hospice for the loving care provided for Geraldine.
Online condolences can be left at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
Bryant-grant Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Berry family.