Josephine "Nanie Jo" Berry

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“A light for the love you shared, and hope that many will pass on all you taught us. Love forever, Cyndi. ”
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Alexis and Wyatt on Easter “A wonderful woman that made everyone she ever met a better person. She made extended family feel like family. I am sorry I can not be there, but I...Read More »
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“Nanie Jo will be greatly missed. Such a beautiful lady and one of the kindest people it has been my priviledge to know. She has touched many lives. ”
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“We are sorrowed to hear about the passing of Dear Sweet Nanie Jo,she was the sweetest lady we ever met. Heaven received an Angel and we lost one on...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jack and Sharon Wood - SC

“Nanie Jo was one of the kindest, sweetest woman I know. I hope she is at peace and with the Lord watching over us! You will missed by many! Until we...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: kathy simonton - Colorado Springs, CO

“I met Jo Berry through Charlotte in 2004. Will always remember this Sweet Lady and may She now rest in peace.. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lonnie Marseglia - Riockville, MD

“May Jo be at Peace now! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Charlotte N. Shackelford - MD

“Nanny Jo was our sweetest angel. Her smile was so warm and kind. She helped me through college with Dennis when he was small and I will ever be...Read More »
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Josephine Mamie (Nanie Jo) Berry, 84, of 425 S. Church St. went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 18, 2013. Born in Bennettsville, SC on April 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Mamie (Cantrell) and Wylie Freeman and was the wife of the late Mr. Thomas Daniel Berry.

Mrs. Berry was a member of Cannon's Camp Ground United Methodist Church where she served in the Belle Sprouse Sunday School Class and was retired from Hoechst Celanese.

She is survived by three sons, Wayne Daniel Berry (Gloria) of Midlothian, Va., Furman Allen Berry of Cowpens and Ronnie Dale Berry of Chesnee, SC; one brother, Ernest Freeman (Betty) of Florida; 8 grandchildren, Jeffrey Berry, Keisha Williams (Chris), Melissa Berry, Steve Berry, Wayne Berry II, Rose Ann Parker, Kathy Simonton, and Eric Ruppe; 13 great-grandchildren, Caleb, Wyatt, Alexis, Danielle, Nicholas, Ali, Justin, Kyle, Kala, Brandon, Brittani, Kaitlyn and Austin and one great-great granddaughter, Natalie. She was predeceased by one daughter, Norma Jean Berry and three brothers and three sisters.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 19, 2013 from 6-8PM at Seawright Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at Cannon's Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Spartanburg, SC, at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2013 with Rev. Mac Kinnett officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Spartanburg, SC.

The family is at the home of her son, Furman Berry, 125 Briarcliff Circle, Cowpens, SC. An online guest register is available at

Seawright Funeral Home

Inman, SC