BERRY, GLENN AMOS (VETERAN WWII) - Rapides County, Louisiana | GLENN AMOS (VETERAN WWII) BERRY - Louisiana Gravestone Photos

Glenn Amos (Veteran WWII) BERRY

Big Island Baptist Church Cemetery
Rapides County,
Louisiana

BOATSWAINS MATE CHIEF US Navy
World War II
November 21,1920 - May 25, 2005
American Defense Bronze “A” Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Medal W/10 stars
European-African-Middle Eastern Medal W/1 star
Philippine Liberation Medal
American Area Medal
WWII Victory Medal

EAS-15 Supervisor of the USPS for thirty-seven years combined federal service. Enjoyed reading naval books, and fishing.

Served aboard the USS Brooks DD-232, USS Davis DD-395 (Plank Owner), USS Norris DD-859 & USS Yorktown CV-10 (Plank Owner). He was initiated into the Domain of Neptunus Rex twice as a Shellback & as a Dragonback. He held many varied positions throughout his postal career after the US Navy. His last assignment was of great significance. Holding the position of EAS (Executive, and Administrative Salary) Level 15, within the AIS (Address Information System) department located at the GMF (General Mail Facility), 2400 Texas Ave., Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana 71102-9998, he was one of a two man team responsible to assign the "Zip +4" Zip Code (9 digits) to all residences, businesses, and buildings of Northwest, Northeast, and Central Louisiana. The significance achieved, was to enable the US Postal Service's 95/95 Plan to be implemented on time, to wit, to have 95% of all mail automated by 1995. From the Zip +4 database detailing, it lead the way for letters, large envelopes, magazines, and parcels to be read by barcodes, and sorted by automation, and mechanization to the final delivery point sort for the postal letter carrier to deliver the mail. During his postal career he had over 50+ employee suggestions approved, and implemented to increase productivity. He retired July 3, 1984.

Husband of Sarah Ellen Whitehead Berry, her Interment new cemetery, Vivian, Caddo, Louisiana, located at Upper State Line Road at West Tennessee Avenue, first sidewalk East from West circle drive, 23 sidewalk squares South, stop look to the left. GPS +32.87608,-93.99234 (copy & paste GPS coordinates as is into Google Earth for visual grave location within cemetery.

Father of
James Berton Berry 1947--
Sue Ellen Berry Reich 1955--

Contributed on 2/4/14 by jbberry
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Submitted: 2/4/14 • Approved: 7/18/19 • Last Updated: 7/21/19 • R25698-G0-S3

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