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Berlin Cleon Doss, 82

  Berlin Cleon Doss, age 82, of the Green Valley Community in Macon County, Tenn. passed away Wed., Feb. 4, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services for Berlin Cleon Doss were conducted Fri., Feb. 6, 2009 from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Rogers officiating. Brandon Doss, J. T. Doss, Tanner Hibbs, Tristan Hoskins, Calvin Law, Merlin Driver, Donald Gann, Donald Law, and Ronnie Waller served as honorary pallbearers. Eric Hoskins, Todd Hibbs, Dale Meador, Bart Jones, Gordon Jones, and Clint Doss served as active pallbearers. Interment followed in the Haysville Cemetery.

Berlin Cleon Doss was born on Mar. 6, 1926, in Macon County, Tenn. He was the son of the late William Thomas and Minnie Gertrude Law Doss. He married the former Nelma Josephine Shockley on Oct. 15, 1946
Sharing sixty-three years together and raising four children, Nelma survives. Berlin served in the United States Air Force, during World War II, he was a farmer most of his life, and worked as a crop insurance adjuster. Berlin was County Commissioner for twenty years. He served a Director for Farm Bureau for thirty years, served as President for several years of the thirty years, and served as Honorary Director since 1997. Berlin enjoyed traveling and being with his family. He was a member of the White Oak Church of Christ. Besides his wife, he is survived by; sons, David and Jennifer Doss, Todd and Kim Doss all of Lafayette, Tenn., daughters, Linda and George Miller of Nashville, Tenn., June and Shon Perdue of Lafayette, Tenn., grandchildren, Teresa and Todd Hibbs, Eric and Christy Hoskins, Emily Doss, Clint and Heather Doss, Brandon Doss, Ashlan Doss, step-grandchildren, Mike and Lyne Miller, Leanne and Fred Johnson, five great-grandchildren, and four step-great-grandchildren.