August 31, 1923 ~ May 14, 2010

Mrs. Opal D. Berry passed away late Friday afternoon, May 14, 2010, at her St. Joe Manor residence in Bonne Terre, at the age of 86 years, 8 months & 13 days. Opal was born on August 31, 1923, in Goodland, Missouri, and was the daughter of Walter Melvel Mayfield and Leona Mae 'Wilson' Mayfield. Also preceding-in-death were: her 1st husband, Charles Lloyd Trollinger; her 2nd husband, Charles Gary Smith; A daughter, Eleanor Ruth "Judy" Propst. 2 Sisters: Florence Chandler & Leona Farmer. 4 Brothers: Edward Mayfield; Jesse Mayfield; Willis Whitaker & Willie Mayfield.

Opal was a former Cook at the Hotel Ste. Genevieve and a member of the Eastern Star Lodge at St. Marys.

Survivors Include: 2 Daughters: Carol 'Mrs. Larry' Lovette, of Cape Girardeau, MO. Penny L. 'Mrs. Kenneth' Froud, of Dittmer, MO. 2 Sons: Charles A. (& Carole Keil) Trollinger, Sr., of Bonne Terre; Johnny W. (& Pat) Trollinger, of DeSoto, MO. 2 Sisters: Loretta Mayfield, of Rolla, MO. & Sharon Kay 'Mrs. Loy' Roberts, of O'Fallon, MO. Also surviving are: 11 Grandchildren; 12 Great-Grandchildren; numerous Nieces & Nephews, and her former husband, Chuck Berry, of DeSoto, MO.

Visitation starts Monday @ 10:00 a.m.

Funeral : Monday, 1:00 p.m., May 17, 2010

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Kenneth and Penny Froud officiating.

Interment follows at: Genevieve Baptist Church Cemetery - Ste. Genevieve County, MO.

Memorials : * HospiceCare, Inc. - PO Box 1000 - Park Hills, MO. 63601-1000 &/or * The Leukemia Society.

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  1. Carol and family, Take comfort in the memories of your mother and knowing that you have many friends keeping you in thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Joy

  2. To Penny and Trollinger families, "Mom" Trollinger "adopted" me when I first met Penny in High School and she continued being my other mom! Never got to see her alot, but she was always and will continue to be, in my heart. Prayers to all of you in such a loss. I know shes in a much better place. Love & Hugs, "Dodie"

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