Pearl Virginia Berry

May 31, 1931 - August 23, 2023

Pearl Virginia Knott Berry, beloved mother, daughter, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2023, at her home in Bridgewater, at the age of 92.

She was born on May 31, 1931, to the late George and Mary (Huffer) Knott.

Pearl was a very active and faithful member of Full Gospel Lighthouse Tabernacle. She retired from Genesco and loved doing word search puzzles.

Pearl was united in marriage on March 6, 1948 to Dudley W. Berry, who preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1987.

Pearl is survived by her children, Loretta Morris of Bridgewater, Carol Blevins of Luray, Roger Berry of Bridgewater, and Bruce Berry of Bridgewater; her sister to Sarah Gooden of McGaheysville; 15 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by her daughter, Bonnie McCoy, son-in-law, Gene Morris, and brother-in-law, Ralph Gooden, siblings, Hershall Knott, Margaret Lambert, Paul Knott, and John Franklin Knott.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects on Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Bridgewater.

A funeral service celebrating Pearl's life will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, August 28, 2023 at the funeral home in Bridgewater, with Pastor Ronald Spencer officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Bridgewater.

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Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Bridgewater is entrusted with arrangements.