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Connie Berry

Nov 3rd, 1959 - Jan 22nd, 2024

Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Interment: Old Union Cemetery

Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home


      Connie Sue Berry, age 64, of Oakland, Illinois, passed away January 22, 2024, at her home.

      She was born November 3, 1959, in Oblong, the daughter of Fred Chaney and Wanda Lee Bruner.

      Connie enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, treating herself to manicures, and collecting Elvis memorabilia.  Getting together and going out to eat with her grandkids and family was something she always looked forward to.  A passionate traveler, she harbored a long-standing dream to see the ocean.  Connie was of the Christian faith.   

      She is survived by her 3 children: Michael (Angie) Huff of Oakland, Melissa Huff-Crutchfield of Salem, and Michelle (Phillip) Huff-Freezeland of Salem; former husband and father of her three children: Alan Huff of Clay City; 7 grandchildren: Natalie (Michael) Huff-White, Brianna Huff, Austin Herrington, Shawn Crutchfield, Nicole (Bradley) Freezeland-Lyons, Haley Freezeland, and Jonathan Freezeland; 6 great-grandchildren: Leighton White, Layne White, Zayden Crutchfield, Kian Lyons, Khylen Lyons, and Stella Lyons; and her siblings: Larry Kibler (Sarah Drake) of Paris, Patrick Kibler of Paris, Pearl Kibler (Danny Herrington) of Oakland, Brenda Kibler (Chuck Hoenig) of Keyesport, and Johnny Murphy of Indiana.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather:  Larry Kibler; and a brother: Ricky Kibler.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Old Union Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Sabrina Harrison

January 25th

Thinking of your family in a difficult time. Connie was a good heart warming funny outgoing woman! When I moved to Oakland she welcomed me with open arms and loved my family like hers! She was so fond of my grandkids. She was giving loving and caring! She will most definitely be missed by many and all! Prayers and best wishes to you all!

Diana Charles

January 25th

My condolences to Connie's family, prayers for strength and comfort...

Stanley Chounard Jr.

January 27th

You were good friend like a sister. And you will be and loved. Rest in peace my friend.



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