Elsie Ray Berry, age 90 of Brandenburg, KY and formerly of McDaniels, KY died Friday, April 16, 2021 at Brandenburg Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Chaplin, KY on July 15, 1930, the daughter of the late Clarence Dean and Mazie Holt Druen. She was a former shipping clerk for J C Penney and a machine operator for American Tobacco Company. While living in McDaniels, she attended Corinth Baptist Church. Elsie was a member of Meade County Homemakers and enjoyed sewing, crocheting and collecting cookbooks.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands Thomas Shanahan and Ralph Berry.
Elsie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Ronald Eric and Geraldine Shanahan of Brandenburg, KY
several step grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren
sister-in-law: Fay Berry of Louisville, KY
several nieces and nephews including Cathy and John Taylor of Bardstown, KY
Elsie's wish was for cremation with a memorial service to be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 1 pm with Rev. Andrew Rupard officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM. All times are central. Masks are required while in the funeral home and food and drinks are not allowed at this time.
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