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Obituary - Ernest Berzette Sr.



Ernest R. Berzette Sr., of Shelbyville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the age of 70.

Berzette was a line driver with Ryder PIE and upon his retirement he was employed by Yellow Freight. He was very active with Tennessee Walking Horses, and was a member of TWHBEA for the past 30 years. Berzette was associated with such well-known horses as Our Golden Slipper, Copy’s Hot Pants, Judge Ray Bean, Senator Rite, Overdrawn, Cash For Keeps, Wild Eyed & Wicked, as well as numerous brood mares.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn G. Berzette, and his daughter, Brenda K. Berzette.

His is survived by his son, Ernest, (Sheryl) Berzette, Jr.; daughter, Carol Berzette (Jim) Alexander; grandchildren Amie (John) Hardin, Brian Alexander, and Lauren and Blake Berzette; great grandchildren, Maggie and Abbie Hardin; and brother, George Berzette.

The family of Ernest Berzette would like to acknowledge with heart-felt appreciation all the visits, phone calls, cards and blood donations made on behalf of Berzette during his battle with Leukemia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Office of Donor Services, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605.

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