Hilliard Berry Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Hilliard “Butch” Berry Jr. died Monday, May 11, 2009, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jackson. He was 60.

A Vicksburg native, Mr. Berry graduated in 1966 from Rosa A. Temple High School. He was employed at the Corps of Engineers and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilliard C. Sr. and Ethel Johnson Berry.

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Survivors include a brother, Johnathan Berry of Richmond, Va.; two sisters, Blanche B. “Blanchette” Adams of Vicksburg and Ethel B. “Bonnie” James of Mesa, Ariz.; and aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends, including members of the Buck, Fox, Boykins, Johnson and O’Neal families of Vicksburg and the Armstrong family of St. Joseph.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.