Jean Marie Berry, 80, died in Lakeview on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011.
She was born in Yuba City, Calif. on Feb. 21, 1931 to Estel and Hulda (Sweet) Thacker.
Jean grew up in Yuba City. She married Virgil Berry on Aug. 16, 1947 in Reno, Nev. They moved to Bly in 1952 and then to Lakeview in 1967.
While living in Bly, Jean worked for the Forest Service and also the Post Office. After moving to Lakeview, she served as the receptionist for the Lake County Senior Center.
She was an avid bowler from 1959 to 1999. She thoroughly enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, crocheting and knitting.
She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil; parents; two brothers.
She is survived by son and daughter-in-law Randy and Judy Berry of Lakeview; granddaughter Sarah Hilfinger of Albany.
A memorial service will be held at the Desert Rose Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Davis Creek, Calif. Cemetery.
Contributions in the memory of Mrs. Berry may be sent to a local charity of the donor’s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.