Mottie Heath O’Berry, 89, passed away Thursday, October 11, at the Pavilion under the care of Southern Care Hospice. She was a native of Wayne County and lived most of her life in Appling County. Mrs. O’Berry was a retried lunchroom worker with the Appling County Board of Education and a member of the Woodlawn Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ben T. O’Berry.
Mrs. O’Berry is survived by three sons, Tommy and wife Sylvia O’Berry of Granitville, S.C., Willis and wife Elnora O’Berry and Charles O’Berry, both of Baxley; seventeen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Walter and wife Connie Heath; one sister, Virginia and husband Wade O’Berry, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 14, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of David E. Miles Funeral Home with the Reverend Jimmy Howard officiating. Interment followed in the Friendship Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Saturday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Active Pallbearers were Randall Howard, Joe Heath, David T. O’Berry, David O’Berry, Jason O’Berry and Ben Morgan.
Honorary Pallbearers were members of Woodlawn Baptist Church, David and Cherie McCluney, Jose’ Gomez, Crcillio Lopez, Ronald Burkett and Carmine Frateile.