Dorothy Ann Berryman, 91, went home to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 6, 2022, after an extended illness. She was born in Miami County on June 4,1930, the daughter of Charles Andrew and Martha Wiese Redmon. She married Leonard Berryman on Aug. 29, 1948, at the First Baptist Church in Peru. They were happily married over 63 years.
Dorothy was a 1948 graduate of Peru High School and a member of First Baptist Church for over 81 years. She attended Sunday School, sang in the adult choir, coordinated funeral dinners, and served in many other different roles. She was also a member of the Miami County Symphony Guild and served with Gideon's International.
Dorothy was a homemaker all her life and raised 3 sons. She was also the fulltime caregiver at home for her husband Leonard for 14 years until his death in 2012.
Dorothy is survived by her sons Todd Berryman (Patricia) of Eustis FL, Lance Berryman (Louanne) of Peru IN and Dale Berryman (Cindy) of South Bend IN; grandchildren Andrew (Laura) Berryman, Kelly Berryman, Michael (Melanie) Berryman, Joshua (Darrell) Berryman, Benjamin (Ana) Jones, Emily Gaff (Nathan), 14 great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Carl, and a granddaughter, Olivia Berryman.
A service celebrating the life of Dorothy Berryman will be held at 5:00pm on Friday, May 13th at the First Baptist Church, 53 E. Main St. in Peru, with Pastor Josiah Black officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be from 3:00pm until the time of the service.
Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Peru.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Peru First Baptist Church may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru, IN or directly to the church office.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
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