James Henry Berry


   James Henry Berry of Collinwood, Tennessee was born on April 18, 1927 in Wayne County, Tennessee. He was a son of the late Henry and Elsie Horton Berry. Mr. Berry was united in marriage to the former Iva Jean Bryant on December 7, 1952. Mr. Berry was retired from Murray Ohio Manufacturing Co. in Lawrenceburg, TN. He was a member of the Collinwood Freewill Baptist Church in Collinwood, Tennessee and had served in the United States Army.

   Mr. Berry is survived by his wife, Iva Jean Bryant Berry and their daughter, Benita Smith and her husband, Mike all of Collinwood, TN; two grandchildren, Kacey Smith and wife, Miranda and Kaylee Smith and Evan Stokes; his sisters, Mabel Cameron and Wylodean Fite both of Hohenwald, TN; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Berry was preceded in death by two brothers, Bonnie Berry and Johnnie (Jab) Berry and three sisters, Roxie Berry, Ada Stricklin and Annie Holt.

   Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel in Collinwood, Tennessee, with Bro. Steven Turnbow and Bro. Malcolm Scott officiating. Burial was in the Memorial Gardens, Collinwood, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family. Visitation was on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm and Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Larry Wright, Neal Stricklin, Dennis Moore, Paul Hammack, Toney Todd and Steve Misenhimer.