Reba Lois Staggs Berry, Waynesboro, Tennessee, was born July 17, 1931 in Waynesboro, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Frank and Elsie Cummins Staggs. She married Earl R. Berry on December 19, 1953 and he preceded her in death on October 11, 2008. Mrs. Berry, a homemaker, departed this life on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Waynesboro Health and Rehabilitation Center, Waynesboro, Tennessee at the age of 88 Years, 10 Months, 5 Days.
She is survived by sons, Warren Berry, wife, Belinda, Waynesboro, TN and Bobby Berry, wife, Pam, Columbia, TN; a daughter, Janice Martin Williams, husband, Bruce, Lawrenceburg, TN; 11 Grandchildren, 16 Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by sons, Clyde Brewer and Billy Berry; daughter, Kathy Long; five brothers, Abraham (Man) Staggs, Harvey Staggs, Guy Staggs, Tommy Staggs and Grady Staggs and three sisters, Velma Thrasher, Billie Jean Brewer and Wilton Rumbaugh.
A graveside service and burial was held on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro, Tennessee with Casey Jones officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County directed with Shannon Beckham, Steven Beckham, Billy Joe Martin, Cleve Moore, Billy Ray Berry, Jr. and Cody Finley as pallbearers.