Mabell Brickhouse Berry, 90 of Moyock, NC died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in Premier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Jacksonville, NC. She was born in Tyrrell County, NC in 1923 to the late Lafayette and Janie Dodge Brickhouse and was the widow of the late George W. Berry. Mrs. Berry was involved in many community activities. She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Northwest Baptist Church, Chesapeake, VA and a member of Moyock Home Demonstration Club. Mrs. Berry worked for many years teaching crafts for the College of the Albemarle and, at various times, for 4-H Club summer camps.
She is survived by two daughters, Peggy Silvester and husband Bill of Jacksonville, NC and Patricia Berry of Waynesboro, PA; three sons, Bill Berry and wife, Dorothy of Raleigh, NC, Roger Berry and wife, Connie of Camden, NC, and Orville Berry and wife, Wanda of Moyock, NC; two sisters, Pearl Furlough of Columbia, NC and Lillian Lohli of Smithfield VA, fourteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Cahoon and a brother, Leslie Brickhouse.
A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Currituck County Senior Center, 153 Courthouse Road, Currituck, NC 27929. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Berry family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences