Funeral services for Nellie Lorene Simmons Berry will be held at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, September 10, 2020 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe with Rev. Eugene Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30 A.M. until 12:00 Noon before the service at Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe.
Nellie was born on May 15, 1930 in Sikes, Louisiana and passed away on September 6, 2020 in West Monroe, Louisiana. She loved God, her family, and gospel hymns. She enjoyed growing flowers and admiring them everywhere she went. Nellie is preceded in death by her husband, Adrian H. Berry, Sr.; son, Adrian H. Berry, Jr.; parents, William Vincent and Pennie Simmons; siblings, Oleta, Grady, Myrtle, Ray, Avis, Edgar, Nora, William Sharon, and Norine; son-in-law, Marvin L. Cantrell.
Nellie is survived by her children, Donald J. Berry and wife Tammy and Wanda Berry Cantrell; grandchildren, Penny Hirata, Sara Comerose, Shannon Teagarden, Adrian H. Berry, III (Trey), Monica Stover; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Shelby Simmons and many other cherished family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Trey Berry, Bob Butler, Jesse Butler, Phil Parker, Glen Simmons and Gary Teagarden.