Franklin D. Berry
12/18/1935 - 4/10/2021


Franklin D. Berry, 85, of Greenville, passed away surrounded by his family on April 10, 2021 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church at River Oaks with Rev. Kelly Reagan officiating.  Burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park.  Services are under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Franklin was born December 18, 1935 in Edgewood, Texas to Nealy and Ida Margret (Maggie) McPherson Berry.  He served in in the United States Air Force.  He married Maxy Lou Rowe on February 11, 1988 in Greenville, Texas. After 33 years, he retired from L-3, where he was a guard.  He was a member of Church at River Oaks.

Franklin is survived by his wife, Maxy Berry; daughters, Carla Thompson, Cathy Rosenbalm, Cindy Boyd; brothers, WA Berry, Winfred Berry; grandchildren, Jacob Johnston, Josh Rosenbalm, Daniel Rosenbalm, Derek McCreary, Ben Boyd and Tyler Boyd.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Burton, Les Dodson, Jacob Johnston, Larry Johnston, David Rice and Tommy Thompson.

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