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Lt. Col. Berry R. O'Shields

February 12, 1934 ~ July 19, 2022 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Lt. Col. Berry R. O’Shields, age 88, died on July 19, 2022, after several months of illness. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Colleen; son, Michael; daughter-in-law, Jasmine; granddaughters, Isabella, Brooke, Sophie and Skylar; brothers-in-law, Bob Vann (Jenny), John Vann (Carolyn); sister-in-law, Joyce Martin (Andrew), and nieces and nephews.

A graduate of the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina., Berry entered the Army as a 2nd Lt. in 1956 during his career he served in Korea and Vietnam. After 26 years, he retired with the rank of Lt. Col.

Berry served the community as a volunteer deputy for the Sumner County Sherriff Dept. since 2007.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

Military graveside service will be at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Timothy Lutheran Church at 650 East Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

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July 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hendersonville Funeral Home
353 East Main Street
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Funeral Service
July 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery


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