Jean H. Berry
Published 12:13 pm Friday, February 22, 2019
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Jean Herring Berry were held at 11
a.m. Feb. 16, 2019, at the Saulters Funeral Home Chapel in Prentiss.
Mrs. Berry, 93, died Feb. 11, 2019, at her residence in Carson.
Rev. Sessions Polk and Rev. Rob Webb officiated. Burial was in the old
Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Utica.
Pallbearers were Chris Berry, Richard Foster, Chris Foster, Rick
Foster, Bill Isenberger and Eric Ducote.
Dorothy Jean Herring was born July 26, 1925 in Duck Hill, to Maurice
F. Herring and Dorothy Willie Locke Herring. She was baptized at age
She graduated from Utica Consolidated High School in 1943.
She graduated from MSCW in 1947, where she was a member of Delta Kappa
Gamma and the MSCW Art Club.
She was married to Frank E. Berry Jr. for over 50 years. She was a
teacher of art and elementary.
She stated her greatest accomplishment in life was raising three
She loved sewing, bird watching, LSU baseball and reading.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Gonzales, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers,
Dr. Maurice F. Herring Jr. and Dr. Jack L. Herring and one sister,
Joyce Herring Norman.
Mrs. Berry is survived by her three children, David Locke Berry and
wife June of Carson, Donald Biggs Berry and wife Ellene of Greenwell
Springs, Louisiana, Dorothy “Dotti” Lynn Berry and husband Bill
Isenberger of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; five grandchildren, Christopher
E. Berry and wife Gina, Amber Berry Hartzog and fiancée Eric, Leigh
Ann Berry and Jason, Rachel Greeson and husband James, Candi Lei
Silvestri and husband Jeff; six great grandchildren, Presley, Paisley,
Brayson, Stone, Gisele and Kobe; one sister, Judy Herring Foster and
husband Richard of Madison.
Visitation was Feb. 16, 2019, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Saulters Funeral
Home before the service.
Memorials may be sent to Baptist Children’s Village in Ridgeland.
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