Donald T. Berry
WILMINGTON, Ohio – Donald T. Berry, 80, of Wilmington, Ohio, (formerly of Austin) died at 9:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
His wife, Joyce Mussetter Berry, survives. They were married Nov. 19, 1966. Mr. Berry, also known as “Mr. Kentucky” and “The Colonel,” was born Jan. 20, 1933, in Barren County, the son of the late Truman and Nola Russell Berry. He was a graduate of Austin Tracy High School.
Mr. Berry had worked at Sunshine Biscuit, NCR, IBM and T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was a former member of Union Baptist Church in Fountain Run. He was an avid U.K. fan, a Kentucky Colonel, and member of the F&AM. He served on the Committee of 101.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Berry is survived by a grandson, Robert (Elizabeth) Houk III, of Franklin, Ohio; a great-grandchild, Heidi Lynn Houk; two sisters-in-law, Judith Howard and Kay Reveal; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, a daughter, Patricia Lynn Rymoff, a brother, Leon Berry, and two sisters-in-law, Jerri Berry and Jean Bagford, are preceded in death.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Union Baptist Church in Fountain Run. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Union Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 8069 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45458.
Geneva Poynter Davis
CAVE CITY – Geneva Poynter Davis, 86, of Cave City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow.
She was a Metcalfe County native, a devout Christian and member of the Cave City Baptist Church, an active member of the Cave City Younger Women’s Club, a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a caring friend to many. She was the former co-owner and bookkeeper for Davis Auto Parts in Cave City and her favorite pastime was working crossword puzzles.
Ms. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, James E. Poynter and Elizabeth M. Robertson Poynter; her husband, Paul M. Davis; a daughter, Jennifer Davis-Young; a son-in-law, Johnny Chapman, and a sister, MaeDell Poynter Pope.
Survivors include a son, Chuck Davis and wife, Cheryl, of Cave City; two daughters, Paula Jackson and husband Tim, of Prospect, Amy Chapman, of Cave City; son-in-law, Mike Young, of Findley, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Paul Jackson and wife Leslie, of Anchorage, Kristie Jackson Lindemier and husband Trever, of Crestwood, Shannon Jackson Lampton and husband Richie, of Prospect, Carie Chapman Lewis and husband Matt, of Cincinniti, Ohio, Jeremy Chapman, of San Antonio, Texas, Erin Davis Dobbs and husband Nathan, of Wichita, Kansas, Shelley Davis Lowe and husband Bill, of Bowling Green; and Andrew Davis and wife Ashley, of Hartford; 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at Winn Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, with burial to follow in the Cave City Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Monday, until service time at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Cave City Baptist Church.