Berry Lee Haire
Funeral Date: 4/26/2011

Obituary:
Berry Lee Haire, age 70, of Warren, Arkansas died peacefully in his home Sunday, April 24. He was born September 12, 1940 in Smackover, Ark. a son of the late Oscar Alfonzy Haire and Jewell Stevens Haire and brother of the late Gerry Haire. He received his education in the Magnolia Public School System, served in the Arkansas National Guard, was a Baptist and a builder and painting contractor. Survivors are his wife, Melinda Blankinship Haire whom he married on July 7, 1976 in El Dorado, Ark; 2 daughters, Leshia Ann Kendrick and husband Kenneth Dan, Magnolia, Ark. and Anissa Lee Heckel and husband Michael Lee, Haynesville, La; one step-daughter Melissa Lee Scott and husband Michael Scott, Magnolia, Ark; two step-sons, Michael Don Hubbard and James Daniel Hubbard both of Warren, Ark; five grandchildren, Kaylie Ann Felty and husband Michael Paul, Maumelle, Ark, Max Kendrick, Minden, La, Anslee Nicole and Austyn Taylor Heckel, Haynesville, La, Blake Watson, Magnolia and Jonderik Daniel Hubbard, Warren, Ark; one sister-in-law Louise Scott and husband James Carol “Jim” Scott, Warren; one uncle Jackie Haire and wife Janette, Magnolia, Ark, and many cousins. Berry had many friends over the state of Arkansas, and he made many more friends at Little Rock Hematology/Oncology Associates as he fought “ The Good Fight” against cancer from 2007 until his death. Funeral services were 4:30pm Tuesday, April 26, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Greg Stanley officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Jonathan Magee. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Max Kendrick, Jon Hubbard, Michael Felty, Blake Watson, Curtis Blankinship, Jr. and Jackie Haire.

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Name: laurie taylor
Message: IM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT MR. BERRY, I KNOW NOW HE IS AT PEACE.

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: We're sorry for your loss of Mr Berry. Your in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Mike Berry
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Name: Leslie Stephens
Message: Mrs. Melinda and family, I am so very saddened to hear of Mr. Berry's death. He was such a good man, so kind and caring. I will never forget all the many loaves of bread he baked for the humane society's fundraiser in 2009. He was dedicated to helping us raise money for those animals. I will miss him, as I know so many others will. My prayers are with you and yours. With love, Leslie

Name: Joe and Glenetta Burks
Message: Melinda, Joe and I are thinking of you. May God bless you!

Name: PAUL & KATHY SANDIFER
Message: WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF BERRY PASSING AWAY, OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.

Name: Sandra Spraggins
Message: He was such a Sweet Friend that I will truly miss! My prayers to you Melinda and your family.

Name: Freddie Wolfe-White
Message: Melinda, so sorry for Berry's passing. I know he's at peace now. My prayers are with you.

Name: Alice Faye Turney
Message: So sorry to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Name: Glenda Stone
Message: Dear Melinda, So sorry to hear about Barry. You are in my prayers.

Name: Janie Stephens Johnston
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. All of you will be in our prayers.

Name: Johnette Stephens Taylor
Message: My prayers are with you.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: Melinda and family: I was sad to read of Berry's death. I know it has been a long road to travel with his illness. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Karen Adair
Message: Jon and family, I am so sorry for your loss. It is really hard when you lose a family member. I love you and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Larry and Tommie Howsen
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Name: Mary Clanton Sharon Rice Collections Dept BCMC
Message: Melinda, We are so sorry to hear of Berry's passing away. We will keep you and the children in our prayers

Name: Todd Reep
Message: I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Barry. He was a very special person. Todd

Name: French & Judy Wynne
Message: Melinda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Barbara Barnes
Message: So sorry to hear of Berry's death. I didn't know him very long, but he was always so friendly with me in our dealings. I know that you will miss him, and I shall keep the family in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ray and Christine Durham
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Name: Rhonda and Mike Gorman
Message: With sympathy and prayers during your loss.

Name: Janie Grice
Message: Mr. Haire was always in such a good mood when I would check him at the hospital, he's in no more pain but will truly be missed. My prayers go with his family during this time.

Name: Allison Elliott
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Name: Gary and Sandra Langford
Message: We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Berry's death. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Name: Greg and Lagina Hayes
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Matt, Brandy, and Nathan Harrod
Message: Jon, We are so sorry for you and your families loss. We know Mr. Berry meant a lot to you and has been a big part of your life. If there is anything we can do for you all please let us know.

Name: Sandra Word
Message: Melinda, Just wanted you to know that I have you & your family in my prayers. Berry always made me smile, and never let me live that episode about my purse...down! He got a good laugh out of that!!!! He will be missed by everyone that knew him.......

Name: Joe Johnson
Message: Berry and I were in the Army Reserves in Magnolia-May the Lord give you strength during this most difficult time

Name: Linda&Philip Cathey
Message: Barry was a great guy. but he isn't hurting anymore. Are thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: MELINDA I AM SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT BERRY. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU AT THIS TIME. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

Name: Regina Spraggins
Message: Melinda, It is a sad day for you, your family and the City of Warren. Berry has helped so many people in his years in business in Warren. I absolutely adored him and will miss him. He is at peace now and may God be with you and your family during this difficult time.

Name: Richard Curry
Message: Melinda: Mary Helen and I are so sorry to hear about Berry. You are in our prayers and pray for your comfort during this time.

Name: Hazel Curry
Message: MeLinda: Berry was such a thoughtful and loving person. I always enjoyed talking with you all, you were so kind. My prayers are with you and GOD BLESS

Name: Charles & Marilyn Jones
Message: Always enjoyed visiting with Berry. He was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Fran and Ken VanDerZwalm
Message: Melinda and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are sorry for your loss.