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Berry ‘Birdie’ Wayne Arrington

Berry ‘Birdie’ Wayne Arrington, 65, of 846 White House Road, Nelson died Dec. 11, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Mr. Arrington was born Aug. 31, 1947 in Mecklenburg County to the late Bossie Blanford Arrington and Mildred Burnett Arrington.

He was a member of Averett Baptist Church and was an avid piano player and an avid hunter. He was retired from Collins and Aikman Products Company.

Survivors of Mr. Arrington include four brothers, Jerry Arrington and wife Jackie, Francis Arrington and wife Nellie, all of Nelson, William Arrington of Felton, Del. And Harold Arrington of Sheridan, Mich.; and one sister, Wanda Martin and husband Perry of Alachua, Fla.

In addition to his parents, two brothers, James D. Arrington and Leon Arrington; and one sister, Glennis Arrington, also preceded Mr. Arrington in death.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Gravel Hill Baptist Church cemetery. The Revs. Norman Talley and Sidney Rodriguez will officiate.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials consider the Averett Baptist Church building fund.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston.