James Walter Berry

Published 6:35 pm Monday, March 22, 2010

Services for James Walter Berry, of Madison, are 2 p.m. Monday,March 22, at Georgetown Baptist Church with burial in GeorgetownCemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home andMonday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at thechurch.

Mr. Berry, 85, died March 19, 2010, at Mississippi Baptist MedicalCenter.

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He was a native of Simpson County and attended school there beforeserving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married GraceMiddleton and was a professional truck driver his entire careeruntil retiring in 1999. He lived in Georgetown most of his life andwas a member of Georgetown Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Grace E. Berry; his sisters,Linnie Mae Kennedy Davis and Helen Benson; and his brother, BidwellBerry.

Survivors are his sons, Jimmy Berry and wife, Glenda, ofHazlehurst, and Doug Berry; his daughters, Diane Morea and husband,Robert, of Georgetown, Deborah Rice and husband, Phil, of Madison,and Beverly Saucier and husband, Dawayne, of Lumberton; his sister,Lillie Holyfield, of Shivers; his grandchildren, Jessica Rice,Jennifer Rice, Reese Berry, Josuah Morea, Hanna Morea, AshleaBerry, Blake Saucier and Grace Saucier; his great-granddaughter,Presley Rice; and several nieces and nephews.