Obituary for Jeffrey Lewis Berry
Jeffrey Lewis Berry 59, of Green City MO passed away peacefully May 3, 2018 at his home surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on May 24, 1958 to John and the late Wilma Berry in Kirksville MO.
Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents, Troy and Hester Lewis, brother, David Berry and son Philip Berry.
Jeff is survived by his beloved wife of almost 30 years of the home, Jenni (Squires) Berry, father and mother, John and Dolores Berry of Unionville MO, sons Shawn (Laura) Berry,of Ottumwa IA, Justin (Crystal) Berry of Green City, and daughters, Shana (James Wedlake) Berry of Ottumwa IA, Jammie (Joel Pagan) Berry of Milan MO, and Jessica (Josue) Melgar of Green City MO. Jeff was blessed with 10 wonderful grandchildren - Roger Wedlake, Zoe Berry, Jace Pagan, Jett Pagan, Liam Melgar, Lincoln Melgar, Peyton Balfany, Preston Balfany, Max Berry, and Brynlee Berry.
Jeff grew up in Putnam County and spent a lot of time with his grandparents whom he adored. He helped his grandpa on the farm at an early age and reminisced frequently about his experiences. He was a master of many skills including plumbing, tree removal, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, just to name a few. With those skills, he worked at various locations throughout his life.
Jeff’s love of the outdoors was his passion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and his firearms. Jenni and Jeff’s favorite memories include their trips to Wakonda State Park on the Mississippi and anything involving family.
Jeff will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A Visitation is planned for 1:00pm Monday, May 7, 2018 at A Simplified Funeral Solution followed by a Graveside service in Mt Olivette Cemetery, Green City, Missouri at 2:15pm
Memorials are suggested to the family and can be entrusted to A Simplified Funeral Solution at PO Box 57 Green Castle 63544