P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Thomas Houston Berryman
May 17, 1931 - September 11, 2021

Thomas Houston Berryman

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Thomas Houston Berryman, age 90 of Monticello, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021, at The Woods Nursing and Rehab in Monticello, AR. He was born May 17, 1931, in Drew County, AR to the late Grover Cleveland Berryman and Ethyl Stephenson Berryman.
He was a retired United States Air Force Veteran and Veteran's Representative with the Arkansas Employment Division and member of Campground United Methodist Church. Houston enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a very good storyteller. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Camille Rabb Berryman; a son, Tommy Berryman; a daughter, Janice Berryman Lemons; a great-grandson, Branson Berryman; two brothers, Robert Berryman and Grover Berryman; and three sisters, Lucille White, Margarette Cruce and Doris Hickam.
Survivors include his son, Jimmy Lee Berryman and wife Kay of Monticello; daughter-in-law, Linda Berryman of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; son-in-law, Tim Lemons and wife Melinda of Cabot; one brother, Steve Berryman of Wilmar; grandchildren, Kyle Berryman (Katie) of Conway, Mark Bonnin (Laura) of Porter, TX, Brittany McBrayer (Drew) of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Brandon Berryman (Dana) of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Erica Burke (Jason) of Ward, AR and Seth Lemons and fiancé Deidra Lee of Conway; fourteen great grandchildren; a lifelong friend, Mickey Findley; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Campground Cemetery. There will be a visitation one hour preceding the funeral service at the funeral home chapel beginning at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Youth Fund or Campground United Methodist Church. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Gail Burton
    I am so sorry for your loss. I loved your dad and he could tell great stories. I loved the fact that he had been putting together a book of his career and life. Prayers for your family. May God hold you close. Gail Ann
  2. Bob Prestridge
    Houston was a classmate and friend who I joined the service with after graduating from High School.
    Our prayers are with You.
    Bob & Judi
  3. Dewey Spencer
    Another good veteran/Legionnaire has departed. Have known Houston and served with him in The American Legion over 40 years. He was a gentleman and will be missed.
    From a fellow Past Department Commander, Arkansas American Legion
  4. Donna Harton Usry
    Jimmy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
  5. Ann Curry
    Jimmy and family, so sorry to hear about your dad. He was such a special person. May God give you and your family extra strength at this time. Love to all of you. Ann and Jamie
  6. Pam Leeper
    Prayers for the family. Mr. Houston will be missed.
  7. Debby Wylie
    Deepest Condolences
  8. Mary Doss Lasiter
    Please accept my deepest sympathy.
  9. Mary Doss Lasiter
    Please accept my deepest sympathy.
  10. Carole (Doss)Rushing
    Jimmy, Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of your Dad. May the Lord show you the Grace of comfort, peace and the strength to get you through the difficult time ahead that only He can. Keeping you and the rest of the family lifted in prayer.
    Carole (Doss) Rushing
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