Virginia Berry

Graveside services for Virginia Berry were held Sept. 10, 2020, at the New Hebron Cemetery. Mrs. Berry, 82, of New Hebron, passed away from this life Sept. 5 at her residence. Rev. Tyler Chavis officiated, and Teresa Windham provided the musical service. Saulters Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Pallbearers were Greg Lee, Chris Lane, Brad Thornton, Greg Jones, Stan Stephens, and Albert Fortenberry.
Virginia Ann Brinson Berry was born on March 14, 1938, in Jackson, to James Brinson and Jimmie Ann Armstrong Brinson. Mrs. Berry earned her Bachelor of Arts in secondary education from Mississippi College and later a second Bachelor of Arts in elementary education. Mrs. Berry enjoyed a long career as a teacher, first at New Hebron High School and later at Beulah Williams Elementary School in Silver Creek.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, and her husband of 40 years, Ellis Marshall Berry.
Mrs. Berry is survived by her daughter, Shana Lane (Joey), of New Hebron; two grandchildren, Ashlan Ann Lane and Joseph Austin Lane; as well as a host of other relatives, former students, and friends.