Clifford 'Jeff' Berry, son of the late Pete and Audrey Godwin Berry, was born at Tiptonville, Tenn., on Oct. 20, 1928, and died in Quincy, Ill., on Jan. 15, 2004 at the age of 75.
Mr. Berry had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community but had lived in Quincy for the past few years. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church in Aquilla.
On May 4, 1948 he was married to Maxine James; she preceded him in death on March 1, 1993.
Survivors include two sons, Terry Berry of Bloomfield and Jeffrey Berry of Dexter; one daughter, Dianna Orr of Quincy, Ill.; by two brothers, Cliff Berry of Tiptonville, Tenn., and Greg Berry of Dyersburg, Tenn.; by four sisters, Betty Hopper, Georgia Curvin and Verba Bramblett all of Tiptonville, Tenn., and Evelyn Pierce of Dyersburg, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Christopher Berry and Chelsey Berry of Dexter, Eric Lafferty of Quincy, Ill., and Janae Loveless of Palmyria, Mo.; five great-grandchildren, Andrew, Amber, Carley, Eathan and Bailey.
Visitation will be held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield today, Jan. 18, 2004, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 19, 2004 at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Cotus James officiating. Burial will following in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.