Ernest Berry
July 23, 1935  -  January 20, 2018

Ernest Berry

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Escude Funeral Home of Mansura
6608 Porterie St.
Mansura, LA  71350
Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:00am to 1:00pm
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St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
1879 Leglise St
Mansura, LA  71350
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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Little Zion Baptist Cemetery
307 S Bayou Des Glaises Rd
Cottonport, LA  71327
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Funeral services for Ernest Berry of Mansura will take place at the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church of Mansura on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 beginning at 1:00pm with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Visitation will be held at the Escude Funeral Home of Mansura that morning from 10:00am to 1:00pm with a prayer service at 11:00am and a rosary at 12:00pm. Burial will commence at the Little Zion Baptist Cemetery.
Ernest Berry, age 82, passed away on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was preceded in death by his mother, Amanda Ida Augustine Berry; father, Hillary Pierre; wife, Betty Jo Russ Berry; two infants, Angela and Cynthia Berry; brothers, Leo Berry, Lones Berry, and Roy Berry; sisters, Leola, Lurline Pierre, and Effie Pierre Perry. He is survived by his children, Ernestine Berry of Moreauville, Raymond Berry, Sr. (Samantha) of Fort Washington, MD, Patricia B. Jacobs (Lester) of Mansura, Carol Berry of DeSoto, TX, Ray Berry (Tracy) of Slidell, Genetta Ford (Charles) of Marksville, Ernest Mingo of Dallas, Diane Williams (Lonnie) of Marksville, Ernest Dominique (Tina) of DeSoto, TX, Bonita Alexander (Tyrone) of Fifth Ward, Cindy Lachney, Ernieson Lachney, and Rebecca Lachney all of Marksville. He is also survived by his 45 grandchildren and 73 great-grandchildren.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home.


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  1. Dorothy Bush Como &Family
    Port Arthur, LA

    To my family I give condolences, I want you to know that I am praying for you all. I am sorry that I couldn't be with you still this time. But their is no hurt that heaven can not heal. Stay together

  2. Edna Lee Williams
    Houston, TX

    To the family of Mr. Ernest Berry:
    Please except my condolences in this, your time of grief. May the Lord comfort you all.

  3. Aleisha Alexander
    Cottonport, LA

    To the berry family , my family the Huddlestons and the Alexander's are sorry for ur loss , ALL OF YOU ARE IN OUR PRAYERS

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  6. Thelma Augustine
    Mansura, LA

    My condolences are with you.

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  8. Carolyn Prater Kyle
    Alexandria, LA

    You have my deepest sympathy..He will forever be in your hearts

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  13. Cynthia Prevot Lavalais
    Pontiac, MI

    Though your heart must hold a deep sadness at the loss of the one you loved, May it also hold the Blessings of the life you shared and the love that will always be a part of you...

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