BERRY, Maj. Franklin W., (U.S. Army Retired), 78, formerly of Meherrin, Va., died Monday, January 2, 2012 in Columbus, Ind. Mr. Berry was the son of the late William R. Berry Sr. and Irma Hubbard Berry. Mr. Berry was also preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Anderson; and two brothers, William R. Berry Jr. and James E. Berry. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rosemarie; and a daughter, Teresa (Mark) Beebe; and grandson, Christopher; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was a graduate of Farmville Virginia High School and Virginia Tech, where he was a member of the Corp of Cadets. Services will be conducted at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery Chapel in Arlington, Va., with full military rites. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hathaway-Myers Chapel in Columbus, Ind. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.hathaway-myers.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.