Berry, James

James Weldon Berry

January 21, 1928 - February 4, 2021

James Weldon Berry, 93 of Powderly, Texas entered into victory on February 4, 2021.

James was born January 21, 1928 in the Grove Hill community to Alton Neal and Rose Ann Wilson Berry.  He graduated from Leonard High School and afterward served in the US Marine Corp during WWII.

He married Nona Sue Taylor on September 22, 1951 building Sixty-Nine years of family and memories. His career in sales led him to the “Tractor” division of Ford Motor Co. where he traveled and made many lasting friendships along the way.

During his many years of life in Powderly, James attended and served in many capacities at both Powderly United Methodist Church and Oak Park United Methodist Church of Paris.

James believed the greatest gift in life was our relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.  His belief in his Savior provides us peace knowing he is in heaven walking beside our Heavenly Father.

James is survived by his wife; Nona Sue, one son; Don Berry and wife, Lettia of Barstow, CA, three daughters; Janice Snoddy and husband, Bruce of Austin, Sue Berry of Allen and Carolyn Cunningham and husband, Mark of Paris, four grandchildren; Kris Snoddy and wife, Aimee, Linsey Duett, Jennifer Snell and husband, Scott, Mallory Walker and husband, Seth and nine great-grandchildren, one brother; Robert Dean Berry and wife, Betty of Allen, two nieces and one nephew along with a host of other relatives and friends.

You may be gone from my sight, but you are not gone from my heart.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Sunday, February 7, 2021, with visitation, one hour prior to service at Grove Hill United Methodist Church, Leonard, Tx.  Officiating; Pastor Steve Cook.

Burial following  in Grove Hill Cemetery adjacent to the church.

Under the direction of:

Turrentine Jackson Morrow Funeral Home

701 N Cedar St.

Leonard, Texas 75452