We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Edwards Funeral Homes - Norwood
George James DeBerry, Jr. 75 of Norwood, died Tuesday evening, September 20, 2022 at The Greens at Cabarrus in Concord.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Bennettsville AME Zion Church. Rev. Anthony Ledbetter will officiate and interment will follow in Barringer Chapel Church Cemetery. Mr. DeBerry will lie in repose from 1:00 until 5:00 Monday afternoon, September 26, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home of Norwood where friends are welcome to pay their respects.
Mr. DeBerry was born February 5, 1947 in Stanly County to the late George James DeBerry Sr. and Callie Mae Watkins DeBerry. He was a graduate of Kingville High School and a member of Bennettsville AME Zion Church. He was a retiree of the City of New York, New York’s Traffic Division. He also had worked with York Printing, New York, New York.
He loved to dress up, dance and especially enjoyed working in his yard with his John Deere lawnmower.
He is survived by his daughter, Tasha Williams of Mt. Pleasant, NC. Three Sisters, Lydia Jackson (Eddie B.) of Oakboro, Myrtle Collins of Queens, NY and Joyce Lyons (Leroy) of Norwood. Two grandchildren, Nitaye Riley of Queens, NY and Josiah Williams of Mt. Pleasant, and a longtime friend, Juanita Miller and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother, Annie Shankle, Earlene Biles, Betty Hunter, Brenda Holmes and Thomas DeBerry.