Michie S. DeBerry of Rockton and formerly of Bloomfield, was born on Jan. 18, 1942 in Steele, the son of James T. and Cyrena Hawkins DeBerry and died on Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in his home from a terminal illness, at the age of 59. He had lived 34 years in the Rockford and Rockton area. Michie was united in marriage to Shirley Wells on Feb. 8, 1967, she survives of the home. Mr. DeBerry retired from Longview Fibre Co. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Tim and Michie DeBerry, both of Rockton and Tom of Shirland; by one daughter, Tammy Tanner of Jackson, Wis.; by five grandchildren; by his mother, Cyrena Bragg of Bloomfield; by two sisters, Audrey Pounds and Marie Hankins, both of Bloomfield; and by one brother, Charles DeBerry of Dexter. He was preceded in death by his father, James T. DeBerry; two brothers, Hugh DeBerry and identical twin, Jim. Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 1 at McCorkle Funeral Home in Rockton with Rev. Rodney Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the Rockton Township Cemetery.