|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 2012|
Vivian Berry, age 87, passed away early Thursday morning, June 28, 2012, at the San Juan Living Center.
Vivian Shelly (Jones) Berry was born Nov. 27, 1924, in Kant, Colo. She grew up in the canyon lands south of La Junta, Colo. Vivian married C.T. Jones, but their marriage ended in divorce. They had two daughters, Fern Shelly Jones and Gail Jones. Vivian has been a resident of Montrose since 1953. She was a sales associate for National Investor's Life Insurance for 20 years. Vivian married Lester Berry on Aug. 10, 1969, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1977. In addition to her husband, Vivian was preceded in death by her daughter, (Fern) Shelly Haskill; her parents, Bob and Belle (Shelly) Colby; sister, Zelma Krohn; brother, Joe Shelly; and brother-in-law, Emery Ray. Vivian had been a resident of the San Juan Living Center since July 15, 2007.
Vivian is survived by her daughter, Gail Marvel and husband, Bill; grandchildren, Leslie Marvel, Troy Marvel and wife Heather; great-grandchildren, David and Lydia Marvel; sisters, Ruth Stone and husband Gene Stone, and Carol Ray, all of Montrose; stepchildren, Carol Moore of Oklahoma and Roger Berry of Denver, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Christ's Church of the Valley in Montrose. The viewing will begin at 1 p.m. and funeral service at 2 2 p.m. Burial will follow.
Memorial contributions can be made to Christ's Church of the Valley, in loving memory of Vivian Berry, 10 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose, CO 81401.
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors, (970) 240-9870.
Montrose Daily Press June 30, 2012
Lester E Berry (1919 - 1977)
Valley Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Jul 01, 2012
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