Charles Berziel, 73, of Elm Springs, Ark., passed away Sunday, May 10, 2009, in Elm Springs, Ark. He was born Oct. 12, 1935, in Cassville, the son of Holly I. and Frances Williams Berziel. He attended the Springdale Christian Church Springdale, Ark., and had served in the National Guard of Missouri. He retired from Tyson's on April 1, 1997, as director of vehicle assets after 22 years of service. He was a 32nd degree Mason with the Springdale (Ark.) Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jim Berziel and Mike Berziel; and his wife, Sue Ann Berziel, on Feb. 12, 2000.
Survivors include: two daughters, Kem Berziel, of elm Springs, and Tracey Janes and Robert, Jr., of Siloam Springs, Ark.; and one grandson.
Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at Elm Springs Cemetery with Rev. Daniel Dickard officiating under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen, Ozark Affiliate, P.O. Box 9462, Fayetteville, AR 72703 or to the American Heart Association, 92 W. Sunbridge Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72703.