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John Edward “Fella” Berry Jr.

Funeral services for John Edward “Fella” Berry Jr., 46, were held Saturday, August 26, in Monticello at Bethel Baptist Church. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
John, of Monticello, passed from this life on August 22, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was born on November 24, 1970 in Jackson to John Edward Berry Sr. and Wanda Kay Cooper Yarbrough.
John Edward was a hard working family man; he was a loving husband, father, brother and son. He took pride in spending time with his family. Fella was blessed by having several special gifts. He could sing, drive a big truck, garden and let us not forget how he could dance. John was a very giving man. He wanted to share and help others, and he continues to do so even after his death by being an organ donor. What greater love and what greater gift than this?
He is survived by his wife, Cristie Ann Oliver Berry; son, Blake Berry; daughter, Brandy Berry; mother, Wanda Yarbrough and sisters, Anita Kay Hotard and Nina Griffith. “Fella” was also survived by three nieces, Britney Guess, Samantha Hotard and Bella Griffith and one nephew, Maston Griffith.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Edward Berry Sr.; brother, John Warner Berry; grandmother, Mary Alice Calvert; grandmother, Thelma Berry; grandfather, Jim Cooper; great-grandmother, Nina Ree Brady and great-grandfather, L.W. Brady.
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