Betty Irene Shellenbarger Berry, age 87, of Sparta, NC; passed away Monday, May 10th, 2021 at her residence.
Betty was born August 15th, 1933 in Wickenburg, Arizona to the late Emery Phillip Shellenbarger and Elizabeth Irene Wilcox Shellenbarger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ervin Berry; a brother, Charles Shellenbarger; three sisters: Marilyn Ramsden, Annette Nunez, and Claudia Castillo. Betty was a self employed housekeeper and cleaned many homes and commercial properties in the area.
Survivors include five children: Thomas Berry of Sparta, Steven Berry and wife Linda of Mocksville, Diane Wyatt and husband Dale of Sparta, Ron Berry and wife Kathy of Yadkinville, Amy Kelley and husband Theran of Myrtle Beach, SC; a daughter-in-law, Donna Weaver of Hillsborough, NC; seven grandchildren: Courtney Berry, Geoffrey Berry, Brandon Berry, Emily McLean, Tuesday McLean, Alexis Osborne and Jordan Martin; two great-grandchildren: Agis Shaw and Silverstein McLean-Isom; two brothers: Dennis Shellenbarger and wife Martha of Bloomington, CA., Larry Shellenbarger of CA; two sisters: Donna Cruz of Victorville, CA., Dorene Craig of Glendale, AZ; three special friends: Jeannie Schultz, Elenor Crouse, and Dorothy Morris; several nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.
Memorial Services to honor the life of Betty will be held at a later date. No formal gathering or visiting hours will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030.
Thomas Family Funeral Service is honored to be serving the Berry Family. If you wish, online tributes may be extended to the family at www.thomasfamilyfs.com.
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Mountain Valley Hospice
401 Technology Lane Suite 200, Mt Airy NC 27030