Maryanne Little Berryman

Maryanne Little Berryman, age 82 of Mebane died peacefully on April 9, 2019 at the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields. She was born on May 22, 1936 in Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Martha Little. Maryanne was retired from Wachovia Bank in Virginia as a Branch Manager. She was very active in the Richmond area of Virginia before moving to Mebane, NC in 2014. Maryanne had a love for birds, gardening and cooking. She was an active member of the Garden Club in Richmond, VA and was known for her green thumb. Above all things, Maryanne loved her family and grandkids, and they all held a special place in her heart. She was preceded in death by her husband James Berryman.

Maryanne is survived by her two sons, Robert Sichi and wife Anne of Richmond, VA and David Sichi and wife Sylvia of Mebane, NC; daughter Amie Gwaltney and husband Jon of Richmond, VA; two stepsons, James Berryman and wife Nancy and Dean Berryman and wife Faye of Richmond, VA; one brother, Charles Little and wife Pat; six grandchildren, Romy and Josh Sichi, William “Robbie” Sichi, Adrian Hall, Jessie and J.J. Gwaltney; three great grandchildren Nellie and Wesley Hall, Jackson Sichi and a great grandchild arriving in September; three step grandchildren, Savannah Berryman and Christie and Diana Berryman.

The family will be holding a memorial service for Maryanne in Virginia at a later date.

The family asks you to consider memorials in Maryanne’s memory to The Lambs Chapel, Airport Campus, 3539 Alamance Road, Burlington NC 27215, in lieu of flowers.

Cremation services have been entrusted to Walker’s Funeral Home and Crematory of Mebane.

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