Willie Mae Berry

Willie Mae Berry, 90, of Simpsonville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

Born in Simpsonville, she was a daughter of the late Jesse & Estelle Hendrix Berry. Ms. Berry was a life-long member of Temple Baptist Church. She was a registered nurse and served as a missionary for 33 years through the Southern Baptist Mission Board at the Nalarige Baptist Hospital in Ghana West Africa.

She is survived by three nieces, Cindy Cannizzaro, Sherry Mace, and Jane Steele; two great-nieces, three great-nephews, three great-great-nephews, and a dear friend, Pat Hail.

Ms. Berry was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Young and her husband, Wallace, Helen Henderson and her husband, Charles, and Lola Cole and her husband, Bill; and niece, Kay Weathers

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brett Aiken officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Interment will follow in the Simpsonville City Cemetery.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Martha Franks Retirement Community for the years of love and care they provided for Ms. Berry.

Condolences to the family of Willie Mae Berry

  • Patricia Haile
    2 years ago

    I am
    So thankfully for. Willie Mae’s life and praise God for her service in Nalerigu Baptist Hospital, in West Africa. My life has been greatly enriched by our 60 year long friendship.

  • Tracy Morris
    2 years ago

    I am praying for your precious family. I know without a shadow of a doughy Aunt Willie is walking on streets of gold today, rejoicing with her sisters. May Gods peace comfort and guide you through the next weeks and months.

  • I am so grateful to have known Miss Willie Mae and participate in Baptist Nursing Fellowship with her.
    I know she is with Jesus worshipping at His throne.What a privilege to have met her and know her.
    Jane Burrus

  • Thelma Ballew
    2 years ago

    I am sad to hear of Ms. Berry’s passing. I remember hearing of her when she was on the Mission field, serving her Savior. Simpsonville has lost a true servant of God. LIV and prayers, to all
    Thelma Jones Ballew

  • Hello Pat. Missing Wille so much. Thank you for your friendship with her and sharing that friendship with me. You are in my prayers.

  • Hazel Brickle Shull
    2 years ago

    I am saddened to hear of Willie Mae’s passing but thank God for her life of ministry. I knew her at Baptist Nursing School. May God comfort you with His peace and presence during these days. Hazel Brickle Shull

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