Steven Lawrence Berryman
Steven Lawrence Berryman of Decatur died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital following a brief illness.
Steven was born December 29, 1947, to Flur Woodrow Berryman and Marie Bradford Berryman in Town Creek and was married March 7, 1981, to the former Brenda Martin of Florence.
Steven was a graduate of Hatton High School, the University of North Alabama and the University of Alabama. He taught mathematics for 27 years at Lawrence County High School and East Lawrence High School and was a Hydro-Fossil Operater at TVA for seven years.
Steven was an avid supporter of the University of North Alabama and the University of Alabama. He was devoted to his wife; two children and family and loved Alabama football, Yankees baseball, NASCAR racing and music from Don Williams and Kris Kristofferson.
Steven was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Janice Morris and Rita Bragwell.
He is survived by his wife; and children, Jason Berryman and wife, MJ of Perth, Western Australia and Stephanie Berryman of Huntsville; brothers, Scott Berryman (Wynell), Dan Berryman (Sandra) both of Hatton and Andrew Berryman of Tuscaloosa; sisters, Jeanne Manley (JC) of Town Creek, Cathy Hughes (David) of Decatur, Dale Hughes (Ray) of Trinity, Thalia Yarbrough (Clinton) of Hatton and Rhonda Sorrells (Mark) of Priceville; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services for Steven will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home in Moulton with Rev. Sherry Harris officiating. A graveside service for family will follow at Mt. Zion No. 2. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home with family visitation preceding.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Palmer Byrd of Hoover, John Byrd of Florence, Chesley Hughes and John Hughes of Birmingham, Paul Hughes of Decatur, Clay Hughes of Trinity, Chris Yarbrough and Evan Berryman of Hatton, Everett Sorrells, Connor Sorrells and Jordan Sorrells of Priceville and Austin Sorrells of Auburn.
The family has asked in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in the name of Steven L. Berryman to the (http://www.diabetes.org/donate/).
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.