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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Helen May Berry

September 16, 1962July 5, 2019
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Berry, Helen May, 56, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Godfrey and Bell Hertsch and brother, Richard Hertsch. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Walter Berry; daughters, Jessica, Angela and Lori Berry; son, Jason Berry; sister, Cheryl Plott (Richard); brothers, Godfrey Hertsch (Evelyn) and Robert Hertsch; grandbabies, Nathan, Maddisyn, Maddux and Stella. Helen was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan. She had a heart of gold and was a nurturer and a giver. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother and her grandbabies were her life. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231 where services will be held Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Dale Memorial Park, Chesterfield at 3 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.nelsenrichmond.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents, Godfrey and Bell Hertsch and brother, Richard Hertsch. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Walter Berry; daughters, Jessica, Angela and Lori Berry; son, Jason Berry; sister, Cheryl Plott (Richard); brothers, Godfrey Hertsch (Evelyn) and Robert Hertsch; grandbabies, Nathan, Maddisyn, Maddux and Stella.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Memories

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Ken Porter

July 9, 2019

Beanie and family very sorry for your loss, she is flying high with the Angels no more suffering or pain , may god be with the family at this time

Jennifer Moore

July 9, 2019

Junior, Jess, Angie, Lori and Jason y'all are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady. I have so many wonderful memories of Helen May. I can remember momma, Helen May and Ricky cuttin' up and laughing so much. I know it's hard even though she's in a better place and no longer hurting I know you would give anything to still have her here. I wish I could be there for y'all but just know your in my heart, thoughts and prayers. Love y'all

Jessica Berry

July 9, 2019

Man momma I can’t believe I’m sitting here writing on your obituary!! This is soooo not right!! My 💔 hurts soooo bad I can’t stop my tears !!! I’m already missing you bad, this is going to be soooo hard but we love you sooooo much!! I promise to FOREVER have dads back!! I love you momma, now just rest your beautiful sweet soul!! 💔💔💔💔😢😢 Love always your oldest daughter!!!

Crystal Bell

July 7, 2019

My DEEPEST REGUARDS TO THE FAMILY I MEET JESS AT WAFFLES&COMPANY AT THE OCEANFRONT SHE WAS A VERY SWWEET YOUNG LADY MY PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY

Mickey Reyes

July 7, 2019

RIP Helen, u were such a sweet lady prayers for everyone for strength to get through this hard time you will be missed❤️ Fly high beautiful Angel