Bobbie Lee Berry departed this life on Friday, December 31, 2021 at the age of 92. She was born August 9, 1929 in Ada, OK to Willie and Mattie Courtney. She is a Native American of the Chickasaw Tribe. Bobbie married Jesse Lee Berry August 14, 1946 in Edinburg, TX. She worked side by side with Jesse as a farmer’s wife in Dell City, TX. She also worked for Methodist Hospital in Lubbock, TX for many years after they had sold the farm. Bobbie was known for her sewing skills. She made quilts for family and friends along with multiple creations from clothes to purses. Bobbie is also known for her wood carving creations. When her husband left her side to be with the Lord on August 25, 2018, she busied herself sewing in order to deal with the loss of the love of her life. Bobbie was a member of Grace Assembly of God in Lubbock, TX. Bobbie gave her heart to Jesus when she was 8 years old at an old brush arbor revival meeting. She faithfully served the Lord the rest of her life and taught her children and grandchildren the ways of the Lord leaving a mighty legacy of faith to all who knew her. She also left an incredible legacy of prayer. She would place a quilt on the floor and lay on it and pray for an hour. She will be missed and remembered by her friends and family.
Those left to cherish her memory are three sons, two daughters: David Berry and wife Linda of Battiest, OK; Rhonda Matheny and husband Mike of Lubbock, TX; Daniel Berry and wife Jackie of San Angelo, TX; James Berry and wife Phyllis of Gentry, AR; Ivy Winkler and husband Chuck of Vancouver, WA; two sisters: Bonnie Barnes and Barbara Cunningham of Ada, OK; 17 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 7 brothers and sisters, 1 grandson Timothy Paul Berry, and 1 grandson-in-law Reverend Steven Pena.
Graveside Service will be Friday January 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM located at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery.
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