Rev. Bennie Berry

November 23, 1941 – March 4, 2023

Rev. Bennie Berry was born to George and Marie Berry on November 23, 1941 on Lookout Mountain in the Dogtown Community. He pastored several churches Cherokee, DeKalb, and Etowah counties. He started in ministry on February 10, 1957. He loved his family and he had a love for the Fort Payne Wildcats and Alabama Football, but most of all he loved the Lord.

He is survived by:

Wife of almost 61 years: Ann Berry

Son: Gary Berry

Daughter: Cynthia White (Chris)

Grandkids: Nikki White & Beth McKinney (Thomas)

Great-Grandkids: Blake White, Tytan Blevins, Jaydyn White, Ethan Blevins, & Ava Blevins

Brother: Ronald Berry (Glenda)

Sister-in-laws: Sandra Sutton, Toie Wagner, & Melinda Miller

Several Nieces, Nephews, & Cousins

Special Companion: Elise

Preceded in death by:

Parents: George & Marie Berry

Father & Mother-in-law: Doc & Mattie Miller

Sister-in-law: Edith Berry

Brother-in-laws: Jimmy Miller, Johnny Miller, & Jep Sutton

Pallbearers: Blake White, Tytan Blevins, Allen Hulgan, Martin Miller, Jeffery Berry, Jonah Berry, William Blevins, & Mike Griggs

Honorary Pallbearers: Jaydyn White, Ethan Blevins, Ava Blevins & Preachers and Deacons of his ministry

The family accepting flowers, donations to the American Diabetes Association at or mail to (P.O. Box 7023   Merrifield, VA  2216-7023) or donations to Highland Baptist Church (2004 Clark Ave, NE  Fort Payne, AL 35967)


Date of Visitation: Monday, March 6, 2023

Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Visitation Time: 4:00 PM-8:00 PM


Date of Funeral: Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Funeral Location: Highland Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL (2004 Clark Ave. NE)

Funeral Time: 2:00 PM

Officiating: Rev. Steve Davis & Rev. Mike Miller


Date of Burial: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Burial Location: Glenwood Cemetery

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7 entries.
Jimmy Lindsey from Fort Payne wrote on March 6, 2023 at 2:06 pm
To the Family of Benny Berry, Classmate 1960 Ft. Payne High School. March 6, 2023
I’m sorry for the loss of my 1960 High School classmate.
Benny was always very close as a friend and an a brother in Christ.
I am sorry that I can not make the funeral. Due to my recent health problems. My thoughts and prayers are all with you
Love, Jimmy Lindsey
Diane White from Fort Payne wrote on March 6, 2023 at 11:57 am
I am so sorry for your loss . I loved Benny. I love to hear him preach God's word. I will be praying for the family.
Janie Corbin from Rossville Ga wrote on March 6, 2023 at 2:02 am
Ronald was so sorry to hear about Benny s passing. This earthly loss is haven s gain !
Johnny Young from New Hope, Alabama wrote on March 6, 2023 at 12:57 am
Sorry for the loss of my classmate Bennie. Prayers for his family.
Gerald Killian from Aiken, SC wrote on March 6, 2023 at 12:26 am
FPHS Classmates from Class of 1960 are remembering Bennie as we are now reading the news of his passing into his heavenly home.
Janie Graves from Clanton, AL wrote on March 5, 2023 at 10:11 pm
We are praying for all of Mr. Berry's family. Mr. Berry was a man of God and loved everyone. He will be missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.
Sarah Chastain from Valley Head wrote on March 5, 2023 at 8:34 pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. He was a high school class mate.

Rev. Bennie Berry2023-03-05T19:13:09+00:00
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