Betty A. Cherry Derryberry

Betty A. Cherry Derryberry

Betty A. Cherry Derryberry, 84, of Tillar, passed away on April 11, 2016 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born on May 3, 1931 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late Luther B. Cherry and Lillie Cummings Cherry.

She was the widow of Gerald Derryberry, a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith attending Mt. Tabor Methodist Church for many years. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Bobby Wilson and Elma Boatman; one great-grandchild, Patience Hogue, two brothers and one sister.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Derryberry and David Derryberry; two daughters, Barbara Derryberry and Phylliss Derryberry Hogue; two brothers, Havis Cherry and Horace Cherry and one sister, Gay Cole; nine grandchildren, Ray, Robin, Johnny, Grant, Kirk, Davida, Jason, Dean and Christina; twenty one great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held on April 14 at 11 a.m. at the Tillar Cemetery.

Family visitation is April 13 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.