Carolyn Elizabeth Berry
Bennett Funeral Homes - Glen Allen
11020 W. Broad St.
Glen Allen, VA
BERRY, Carolyn Elizabeth Dunn, 83, went to be with the Lord November 3, 2021. Carolyn was a strong Christian and very active in church and lived her faith. A former member of Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, Round Hill Baptist Church and most recently, a member of Derbyshire Baptist Church. During her time at Hatcher, she participated in the choir, served on the Board of Deacons, Pastoral Search Committee, Ways and Means Committee and other committees. During her time at Round Hill Baptist, she was in the choir as well as Choir Director. During her brief time at Derbyshire, she participated in the choir. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star. She always kept busy, from the time she was 12 years old she babysat and had many jobs that followed. At 16, she worked at the Five and Dime in Lakeside. At 18, she was the secretary to the President at RF&P Railroad. Later, she worked as Mr. Lawrence's Executive Assistant at Lawrence Chrysler Plymouth. Most recently, she had her own tax preparation service. She was preceded in death by her parents, B. Earl Dunn and Josie C. Dunn; and siblings, Juanita Sequin and Sonny Dunn. She is survived by her son, Tom Berry; granddaughters, Elizabeth and Eileen Berry; sister, Ann Hughson; brother-in-law, Johnny Scruggs; brother, Sam Dunn (Sarah); sisters-in-law, Judy Dunn, Gay McPhil and Betty Olmstead (Robert); nephews, Gene Hughson (Wendy), John Lee Hughson (Ginny), Bernie Dunn (Michelle), Edward Dunn, Willie Dunn (Amy); W.C. Shumaker (Tonya), Richard Shumaker and Bobby Olmstead (Monica); nieces, Joann Hicks (Butch), Cathy Mask (Russ), Susan Dunn, Tiffany Farrell (Jeff), Sharon Labons (John), Brenda Lytton (Keith) and Dana Lindsay (John); cousin, Andrea Lilly; and many other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 12 to 4 p.m. Monday at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad St. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 9 in Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Nov. 7, 2021.
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Hi Tom, your Eulogy for your mother was very heartfelt. You also provided a selfless gift to us all by reminding us how special Carolyn was as a mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend . Your mother, you, your daughters, Ann and Johnny and all her family and friends will be in our prayers. Your mother went beyond friendship for us, she was FAMILY to Robert and me. In light that our mothers are no longer on Earth, Carolyn became an adopted mother to us. We aren´t sure who adopted who first but know it was Divine. We will always remember your sweet Mom fondly. This Day is as BEAUTIFUL as your Mother´s Spirit which lives on for Eternity, Thanks be to God. YSIC & YBIC, Janet and Robert McBride
Robert and Janet
November 9, 2021
Carolyn and I met when we attended VCU when it was RPI. I was so surprised when she became a member of Derbyshire and also a member of our Sunday School class. Carolyn lived her life showing the world she was a Christian and always belivering in prayer. Carolyn will be greatly missed.
Barbara Duff
November 8, 2021
So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady! We always enjoyed her visits to our office. I hope you will find comfort and peace in the memories you shared with her.
Celeste Roberts
November 7, 2021
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