Joyce Berry

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Brown's Funeral Home
410 NE Garfield St.
Camas, WA

November 20, 1929 ~ February 24, 2011

Joyce Nelson Berry, 81 years old, peacefully passed away on Thurs., Feb. 24, 2011 at the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver, WA. She was born on Nov. 20, 1929 in Charleston, SC to Cecil and Mae (Patterson) Nelson.
A 58-year Washougal, WA resident, Joyce enjoyed coin collecting, casino trips, estate sales and cooking.
She will be remembered most for her love
she had for her friends and family, especially spending time
with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Earl) Crandall of Camas, WA, Janet Berry of Florida and Wanda (Ken) Handley of Washougal; sons, Merle Berry of Washougal and Kenneth (Debbi) Berry of Carson, WA; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert Berry, in 2007.
There will be a graveside service for Joyce on Tues., March 1st at 12:00 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, OR. Viewing will be held on Mon., Feb. 28th, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Brown's Funeral Home, 410 NE Garfield St., Camas, WA 98607.
Memorials in Joyce's honor may be sent to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804.
Brown's Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Camas has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 27, 2011
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