Berry L. Stringer

Published 9:06 am Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Berry L. Ann Burns Stringer, age 60 and a resident of Bogalusa, died at 11:04 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Good Samaritan Living Center. She was a former cook at Main Street Café and a retail clerk at several businesses. Berry loved spending time outdoors, especially at the Bogue Chitto River. She enjoyed camping on the river with her children, often with lots of other children, friends and family.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle and Todd Dykes of Baton Rouge and Jennifer and Chris Fendley of Pine; a son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Mindy Slaven of Laurel, Miss.; seven grandchildren and a spouse, Taylor and Andrew Ammons, Tyler Mathew Slaven, Erica Ann Slaven, Christopher Fendley, Hannah Fendley, Hayden Fendley and Abby Fendley; a great-grandson, Aiden Lee Ammons; her mother, Iris Todd Burns of Franklinton; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia Weathers of Livingston, Linda Barber, Bobbi and Billy Smith and Missy and Louis Corkern, all of Franklinton; special nieces Kayce Singley and Rebecca Seguin; a special nephew, Jonathan Barber; and numerous other nieces, nephews and family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Stringer, her father, Charles Robert Burns, and a sister, Nelda Jean Burns.

Visitation was at Crain Funeral Home on Sunday Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Archote officiating. Burial will follow in the Temple Baptist Church Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Eric Slaven, Jonathan Barber, Robert Corkern, Charles Barber, Casey Riley, Dickie Bennett and Santos Lopez.

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