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Carroll Slay Berry

Carroll Slay Berry, 82, died at his home on July 17, 2017. He was born March 13, 1935 to Med O. and Jamie Slay Berry. He was a member of New Hebron United Methodist Church. Carroll was a graduate of New Hebron high School (1954) and the University of Southern Mississippi. He was employed by Moss Point School District for 34 years serving as a teacher, coach, counselor and supervisor of building and transportation before his retirement in 1991.
Services were held July 20, 2017 at New Hebron United Methodist Church with Saulters-Moore Funeral Chapel in charge and interment at Old Hebron Cemetery. Officiating were Bro. Mike Dubose, former pastor, Bro. Terry Phillips, pastor of Old Hebron Baptist Church and Bro. Mike Hart, pastor.
Pallbearers were his four grandsons, Daniel Cirino, Matthew Barry, Andrew Berry and Kane Wommack, and Russ Berry and Rainey Dickerson. Honorary pallbearers were Glen Berry, Alan Berry, Donald Stephens, Jimmy Butler, Bill Siler and close friends from Moss Point.
Carroll is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Frances Dickerson Berry; two daughters, Mary Carol Cirino (Doug) and Beth Berry of Hattiesburg; one son, Gene Berry (Tesa) of Madison; his grandchildren Daniel Cirino (Casey Jo) of Jackson, Melissa Cirino Womack (Kane) of Mobile, Dana Berry, Matthew Berry (Anna Caroline) and Andrew Berry, all of Madison; his great-grandchildren, Asher and Tatum Wommack and Anna and Claire Cirino; one brother, Tom Berry (Lib) of Argyle, Texas; two nephews, Glenn Berry of Grapevine, Texas and Alan Berry of Lantana, Texas and many other relatives in New Hebron and close friends in Moss Point.
Memorials may be made to New Hebron United Methodist Church. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at