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In memory of our friends and classmates that have left us way too soon as well as our teachers/mentors who have earned their angel wings for putting up wth us.
 
Don Reese Aldred
Don Reese Aldred
Don Aldred died from complications from Lymphomia June 9, 2014, almost a year after our 40th Reunion.  He and Barbara lived in Hoover.
Danny Arnold
Danny Arnold
Danny Arnold drowned at Lake Martin in 1999.
 
Susan Baggett
Susan Baggett
Susan Baggett Warr died in a car accident, January 5,1998.
Bobbi Baker Amick
Bobbi Baker Amick
Bobbi Baker Amick lost her battle with Cancer July 28, 2017.  Bobbi lived in Vestavia.
Margaret Baker
Margaret Baker
Margaret Baker Sumerlin died from cancer March 26, 2005
George Roderick Carden
George Roderick Carden
George Carden passed away April 17, 2011
John Church
John Church
John Church was one of three classmates who were killed by an oncoming train in Columbiana, AL, the summer of 1972.  John was an outstanding football player and was to be the starting quarterback for our senior year.
John Clements
John Clements
John Clements died November 30, 2001. He was living in Tuscaloosa at the time of his death.
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Marsha Crouch Hatfield of Alabaster, AL, passed away on September 2, 2015.  After leaving Berry, Marsha attended the University of Alabama. She was on the competitive diving team and was a two time All American.
Andrew Eichelberger
Andrew Eichelberger
Andrew Eichelberger passed away January 2013 from a heart attack.  He was a member of our class but graduated in 1974.
Billy Gallant died in his sleep, May 21, 2013.  He was an accomplished guitarist, playing with many top bands over the past 40 years.  Billy was also well known for his abilities to restore and repair accoustic and bass guitars. 
Chip Gillespie
Chip Gillespie
Chip Gillespie passed away in his sleep February 24, 2017.
Richard Goldner
Richard Goldner
Richard Goldner died March 27, 2000.
Billy Green
Billy Green
Billy Green passed away January 20, 2012.  He was living in Chattanooga, TN at the time of his death.
 
Rodney Keith Gump
Rodney Keith Gump
Rodney Gump died March 13, 2012
Tommy Hilleke
Tommy Hilleke
Tommy Hilleke died in a car accident in Auburn, AL March 8, 1975.
Glenn Hiromoto
Glenn Hiromoto
Glenn Hiromoto died from Leukemia, February 1982
Barbara Lewis
Barbara Lewis
Barbara Ann Lewis died August 23, 2004 from cancer.  She was living in Sarasota, FL at the time of her death.
Laura Jean May
Laura Jean May
Laura May passed away after a long battle with cancer, June 20, 2015.  Laura retired as Vice President of Mailsouth in 2003.
Tim Mote
Tim Mote
Tim Mote was one of the three  classmates who died in a car wreck wth an oncoming train, June7, 1972, in Columbiana, AL.  TIm was on the football team and had earned a spot on the first string of players.
 
Johnny Ogletree
Johnny Ogletree
Johnny Ogletree was one of the three classmates who died in a car wreck with an oncoming train, June 7, 1972 in Columbiana, AL.  Johnny's family had recently moved from Texas, so he had not been a student at Berry very long.  Running on a platform of unifying the splintered groups of students, Johnny was elected as our Sr. Class president in May, 1972.
Joe O'Quinn
Joe O'Quinn
Rev. Joe O'Quinn died from Leukemia, Deceber 21, 1989.  He was a Baptist minister at the time of his death.
Susan Ann Parker
Susan Ann Parker
Susan Parker Marshall passed away from cancer June 8, 2014.  Susan was living in Hoover at the time of her death.
John Pearson
John Pearson
John Pearson, our Sr. Class President, died in a one car accident in Tuscaloosa, 1975.
Nita Prince Ivey
Nita Prince Ivey
Juanita Prince Ivey died November 26, 2008 from a sudden illness.
Theodore John Reimann
Theodore John Reimann
Ted Reimann died November 30, 2007
Debra Jo Riner-Didway
Debra Jo Riner-Didway
Debbie Riner Didway lost her long, hard fought battle wih brain cancer in 2014 just months after our 40th Reunion.  She was a long time resident of Las Vegas, but was determined to make the trip to our reunion to see everyone.
Alan Bernard Snell
Alan Bernard Snell
Allen Snell died February 25, 2005 in Tuscalooosa, AL.  Allen was a U. S. Navy veteran.
Lois Sparks
Lois Sparks
Lois Sparks died from Cancer, June 26, 2002
Garnett Sutton
Garnett Sutton
Garnett Sutton died in a car wreck Febraury 1978.
Jeff Travis
Jeff Travis
Jeff Travis died from brain cancer the day before our 40th Reunion, June 21, 2003.  He lived in Birmingham.  

According to his obituary, Jeff participated in a top secret program that was vital to the security and safety of America during the height of the Cold War with Russia.  Some of his declassified missions were documented in the book "Blind Man's Bluff."
Elizabeth Anne Travis-Chastain
Elizabeth Anne Travis-Chastain
Elizabeth Travis Chastain lost her battle with cancer on March 4, 2018.
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Dale Gene Wescott passed away October 17, 2014 in Oak Grove, AL.  He attended University of South Alabama and UAB.  Dale worked for Drummond Coal for 32 years.
Keith Wilson
Mrs. Anne Bass
Mrs. Anne Bass
Mrs. Anne Bass, Math, passed away from complications of Alzeheimers, August 13, 2015.
Mrs. Nana Christian
Mrs. Nana Christian
Mrs. Nana Christian, Vestavia Hills, died October 30, 2017.  Mrs. Christian taught Chemistry at Berry for 22 years.  
 
Mr. John Edwards
Mr. John Edwards
Mr. John Edwards had been principal at Shades Mtn. Elementary School for several years before taking the position as principal of the new Vestavia (Pizitz) Middle School.  He was our fearless leader for our 7th grade year at Shades Valley. He then joined us at Berry for our Freshman year when Pizitz Middle School became part of the independent Vestavia school system.  

The following year, Mr. Edwards was reassigned to another Jefferson County school.
Coach Bob Finley
Coach Bob Finley
Coach Bob Finley passed away from a massive heart attack, June 1994.  He was mowing the grass on the football field named in his honor just weeks prior to the move into the new Hoover High School.  
Dr. Tom Gann, principal, died January 7, 2017.  Dr. Gann was Berry's principal when we finally arrived on campus in 8th grade.
Mr. Don Hartman
Mr. Don Hartman
Mr. Don Hartman, Spanish and Administration.
Mrs. Jo Ann Howell
Mrs. Jo Ann Howell
Mrs. Jo Ann Howell, English, 
Mr. Walter Jones
Mr. Walter Jones
Walter Jones, Driver's Ed., passed away July 28, 2013.
Mrs. Betty Lawler
Mrs. Betty Lawler
Mrs. Betty Lawler, Home Ec., died October 30, 2017.
Mr. Richard (Dick) Lovelady
Mr. Richard (Dick) Lovelady
Richard (Dick) Lovelady, Administration, passed away April 5, 1999.  Mr. Lovelady's hobby became his passion as he trained German Shepards as guard dogs for individuals and police K9 units.  His home, kennels and training center were located on Tyler Rd. near Hackberry Rd., before the intersection with Columbiana Rd.
Mrs. Bettye McGee
Mrs. Bettye McGee
Ms. Bettye Watson McGee, History, passed away January 21, 2012, in Sylacauga, AL.
Mrs. Daphane Morgan, Shades Mtn. Elementary teacher and principal, died November 9, 2013.
Mrs. Marquette Murray
Mrs. Marquette Murray
Mrs. Marquette Murray, French, died July 11, 2015.
Mr. Lee Ousley, Jr. Band, died April 24, 2015.
Mr. Lonnie Pollard
Mr. Lonnie Pollard
Mr. Lonnie Pollard, Band, passed away July 19, 2017.
Mrs. Frances Presson, Bluff Park Elementary teacher, passed away December 12, 2016.
Mrs. JoAnn Pritchett
Mrs. JoAnn Pritchett
Mrs. Jo Ann Pritchett, Green Valley Elementary teacher and principal and later principal at Berry High School, passed away from cancer April 23, 2012.
Mrs. Marina Rudolph
Mrs. Marina Rudolph
Mrs. Marina Rudolph, Biology, died October 23, 2007.
Mr. Terry Sanders
Mr. Terry Sanders
Mr. Terry Sanders, Vocational Ed, died March 31, 2014.
Harry Slagle, Jr., administration/principal, passed away October 20, 2012.
Mrs. Barbara Smith
Mrs. Barbara Smith
Mrs. Barbara Smith, Guidance, died May 10, 2015.
Mrs. Lois Truss
Mrs. Lois Truss
Mrs. Lois Truss, Math, January 31, 2009
Mrs. Jean Wright
Mrs. Jean Wright
Mrs. Jean Wright, Sr. English, died from cancer, December, 2010.
Mrs. Gladys Zuniga
Mrs. Gladys Zuniga
Mrs. Gladys Zuniga, Spanish,  died May 15, 2011.

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