Ted Berry

B. B. (Ted) Berry of Crystal Springs,died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at his residence

 
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 15 at 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Crystal Springs. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in the Bridgeport Community.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on Friday, September 14th at Stringer Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.

Ted was born in Simpson County, April 7, 1933.  He was a retired farmer, public official, and business owner.  He was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, where he served as deacon, Sunday School teacher, and was active in Men’s Brotherhood and other church ministries.  He was a Gideon, a member of Jaycees and Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, the Cattlemen’s Association, and other civic and community organizations.

Predeceasing Ted were his parents, Donnie L. and Nina Harrison Berry; his brothers, D. L,. Jack, Alvin, Casa, and Arnold.   He was also preceded in death by his previous wife, Faye McDonald Berry and infant daughter, Pamela.

 
Survivors include: Peggye Little Berry, his wife of 39 years; daughter Rhonda Reeves (Sonny); sons: Kurt, Kelley, Joshua and Jonathan (Reagan); and granddaughter, Stella Rea and grandson, Addis.  He is also survived by two brothers: Reford and Winton Berry, and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1900 Dunbarton Drive, Jackson, MS 39216-5015.

 

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