Karen Blevins Berry, 65 of 332 Sign Pine Road, Chesapeake, VA passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She was born on May 10, 1951 to the late Blanche Hamrick Blevins and the late Burns Blevins and was the wife of Rickey Denton Berry. She was a proud UNC graduate, a veteran school teacher of 37 years and a faithful member of Great Bridge Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Kelly Fosback and husband Karl; two sons, Christopher Berry and Brandon Berry and wife Laura, all of Chesapeake, VA; a sister, Janice Helmkamp of Virginia Beach, VA; two brothers, Bill Blevins of Elizabeth City, NC and Harry Blevins of Chesapeake, VA; and four grandchildren, Sadie and Gabrielle Fosback, and Robert and Brooke Berry.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Chaplain Chris Fosback officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 7:00 ~ 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, www.pancan.org. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Berry family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street