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Jenny Marie (Berry) Abshire, 86, of Comanche, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 with her family by her side.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday December 21, 2017 at the Cater-Smart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Richard Allen officiating, interment will follow at the Ringling Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Directors.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cater-Smart Funeral Home.

Jenny Marie (Berry) Abshire was born in the Mountain Home area north of Ringling, Oklahoma to William Taylor Berry and Gertie Lee (Byrd) Berry on November 7, 1931. She attended school at Mountain Head and Ringling graduating from Claypool in 1950.

Jerry married Charles L.L. Abshire on July 2, 1950 in Gainesville, TX. She was a member of the Cox City Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in her yard and watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles L.L. Abshire, brothers-in-law, Emmett Pemberton, Ezra Abshire, Cecil Abshire, Francis Abshire and wife Juanita Abshire and nephews, Randy Berry and Kyle Berry.

She is survived by two sons, Ron Abshire and wife Karron of Duncan OK, and Dennis Abshire of Comanche, OK; 5 grandchildren, Tonya Bryant and husband Mike of Meridian, OK, Nichole Lawler of Comanche, OK, Crystal Abshire of Merdian, OK, Chad Abshire of Empire OK, Christopher Abshire and wife Missy of Empire OK; 6 great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Cooper, Lincoln and Hagan Abshire and Anna and Travis Monson.

She is, also, survived by 2 sisters: Jeanette Pemberton and Geneva, 3 brothers: Bland Berry, Joe Berry, Roger Berry and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Clifford Berry, Clint Berry, Jason Duncan, Tom Gilmore, Charles Gilmore and John Pemberton.
Published on December 20, 2017
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