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Joyce Elaine Berry

Jerseyville | Sunday, January 17 2010

Joyce Elaine Berry, 68, died at 3:56 p.m., Sunday, January 17, 2010 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis after a sudden illness. She was born in Kane on Sept. 19, 1941, one of three children born to the late William C. & Agnes (Flamm) Harmon.

Joyce was raised in Kane and graduated in 1959 from Jersey Community High School.  Prior to her marriage and family, Joyce was employed at Oettles Grocery and for her aunt Minnie, at Timpe Grocery both in Kane. Her marriage to Larry K. Berry to place on Aug. 14, 1960 at the Kane Baptist Church, and together they were the proud parents of two sons, and soon would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Surviving are her husband, Larry of Jerseyville; two sons & daughters in law, Gregory & Ramona Berry and Christopher & Carol Berry all of Jerseyville; seven grandchildren, Claire Agnes, Adam, Emily Joyce, Cole, Grace, Maria and Connor Berry; one sister & brother in law, Judith & Kenneth Marshall of Jerseyville; a brother & sister in law, Jan & Karen Harmon of Bethalto; his brother in law & sister in law, Tom & Mary Berry of Wake Forest, NC; sisters in law & brothers in law, Doris Moreland of Indianola, Carole & James Terpening and Marilyn & Norman Daniels all of rural Carrollton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother in law & father in law, Kenneth & Garnet Berry.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Kane Baptist Church with Rev. Chuck Keene officiating. Burial will be in the Kane Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Kane Baptist Church where she was a member.


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Crawford Funeral Home

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