Jimmy Lee Berry of Durant, Oklahoma passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021, peacefully in his sleep at his daughter’s home at the early age of 67. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Jimmy was born in Alice, Texas on January 16, 1954 to Bill and Kathlene Berry. Jimmy was the oldest of 9 children. Jimmy grew up finding his life’s calling as a husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. By trade he was a service attendant/mechanic for 25 years until sickness made his body painful and weak.
Meeting his wife Sherdean as a teenager, they soon began a loving marriage which spanned 52 years of utter and complete devotion. Together they raised two daughters, Lisa Wyatt of Wilson, Oklahoma and Dena Sage of Durant, Oklahoma. He raised his girls with dutiful vigilance, compassionate understanding, and unwavering love and support. He resided 52 years in Durant, Oklahoma.
Jimmy lived a simple life. His hobbies consisted of fishing, playing poker, online shopping, and playing with his grandchildren. Jimmy’s greatest joy in life was his four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife Sherdean Berry of the home. Daughter Lisa Wyatt and husband Matt of Wilson, Oklahoma, daughter Dena Sage and husband Donnie of Durant, Oklahoma. Brothers Robbie Berry of Sparks, Oklahoma, Roger Berry of Sparks, Oklahoma, Willie Berry and wife Cindy of Chandler, Oklahoma, Johnny Berry and wife Sheila of Sparks, Oklahoma and two sisters Sandra Berry and husband Greg of Wellston, Oklahoma, Wendy Berry and husband Robert of Derby, Kansas.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his father Bill Berry and his mother Kathlene Berry, brother Danny Berry and sister Barbra Gilliam.
Family hour will be held on Tuesday July 11, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at 10:00am at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home Chapel in Durant, Oklahoma with Greg Berry officiating and serving as pallbearers will be Matthew Wyatt, Clay Riddle, Brandon Jurder, Justin Jurder, Donnie Sage and David Newell. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Durant, Oklahoma.
Family and friends are welcome to visit and celebrate Jimmy’s life at his daughter’s home at 1084 Hewitt Road Wilson, Oklahoma.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. www.holmescoffeymurray.com
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