235. Minnie E. Pratt
was born on 21 Oct 1896 in Arkansas. She appeared on the census on 6 Feb
1920 in Cane, White County, Arkansas. She appeared on the census in 1940 in
Liberty, Van Buren County, Arkansas. She died in Oct 1968 in Monroe, Louisiana.
She was married to Arthur Clabe Berry (son of Simon Berry
and Rosa Elizabeth Satterfield) on 26 Sep 1920 in Conway
Arthur Clabe Berry was born on 9 Nov 1894 in Arkansas. He appeared
on the census on 8 Apr 1930 in Liberty, Van Buren County, Arkansas. He died
on 22 Feb 1940 in Van Buren County, Arkansas. He was buried in Pleasant Grove
Cemetery, Scotland, Van Buren County, Arkansas.
Submitted by Donnie Pickard
Van Buren County Democrat
March 7, 1940
Mr. Clabe Berry
Mr. Clabe Berry was born November 9, 1894, and died February 22, 1940, at four
oclock p. m. He was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Pratt September 26,
He is survived by is wife, one daughter, Miss Essie, one brother, Sam Berry of
Morrilton, one sister, Mrs. Harrison Gibby of Scotland and his mother-in-law.
Mr. Berry was a world war soldier. He spent 18 months over seas as a machine
gunnist. He was always kind and cheerful and the death angels visit saddened
the community as well as his family. He was always ready to help his neighbors.
The nights were never too dark for him to get a doctor for someone or take them
to the hospital, always a friend to anyone in need.
Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon by Rev. Harris of Russellville.
He was laid to rest in the Pleasant Grove cemetery, two miles south of Scotland.
"He is gone, but not forgotten,
Never will his memory fade.
Sweetest thoughts will ever linger
Around the grave where he is laid"
Minnie E. Pratt and Arthur Clabe Berry had the following children:
Essie M. Berry (Private).