Jena A. Berrong
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Jena Ann Berrong, 51, passed from this life Wednesday, February 5, 2014 surrounded by cherished friends and family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00pm today at Wright and Ferguson Parkway in Ridgeland. Funeral services are 3:30pm, Saturday, February 8, 2014 in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow in Parkway Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Pastor Michael Burks and Pastor Richie Halversen will officiate services and Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home of Pearl will direct.
Jena was a member of College Drive Seventh Day Adventist Church. She loved her work with Learning Through Sports and was very active in cancer research and fundraising, having served on the
board for several years. Her family was richly blessed to have her in their lives and she was loved dearly.
Survivors include her parents, Odell and Linda Burks; daughter, Leigh DeLaughter (Bill); brothers, Michael Odell Burks (KeeSook) and James Clinton Burks; several nieces, nephews, 2 great-nieces and 1 great-nephew.
The family extends special thanks to the Hederman Cancer Center at MS Baptist Hospital and the staff of Hospice Ministries for their care and support.
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Published in Clarion Ledger on Feb. 7, 2014