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Shirley Lee (Osteen) Berry

June 17, 1941 — December 11, 2021

Finger, Tennessee

Shirley Lee Osteen Berry, age 80, resident of Finger, Tennessee and wife of Mr. George Berry, departed this life Saturday morning, December 11, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.

Shirley was born June 17, 1941 in Slayden, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Robert Lee Osteen and Dovie Lee Feathers Osteen. She received her education in the Fayette County School System and was married May 17, 1962 to Mr. George Berry. She had been a resident of Moscow for much of her married life and was employed at The Troxel Company in Moscow before her retirement in 2006. Shirley was a member of Encounter Community Church in Selmer, Tennessee and enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, crocheting and singing.

Mrs. Berry is survived by her husband of 59 years, Mr. George Berry of Finger, TN; her son, Rev. Melvin Berry (Tonya) of Finger, TN; three grandchildren, Ericka Graham, Amanda Hart and Kayla Johnson; and two great-grandchildren, Eden Graham and Canaan Graham. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rudell Northcutt and five brothers, LT Osteen, Woody Osteen, Aubrey Osteen, Wayne Osteen and Leon Osteen.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Berry were held at 1 P.M. Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville. The officiating ministers were Bro. Tony Watkins, Bro. Melvin Berry and Bro. David Paseur. Interment followed in the Evergreen Cemetery at Williston.

The family requests that memorials be directed to the American Heart Association, 5384 Poplar Avenue, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38119.

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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