Monte Lee Berra

May 14th, 1953 - Nov 24th, 2020
Monte Lee Berra

Monte Lee Berra, age 67, of Carmi, Illinois, formerly of Herrin, passed away at 11:17 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Wabash Christian Village.

Monte was born in Carbondale, Illinois on May 14, 1953, the son of Louis and Roma (May) Berra. He loved to work in his garden, be outdoors and spend his time fishing. He was of the Christian Faith.

Survivors include his sister, Alisa Huff of Arnold, Missouri; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Charles and Margin Berra.

Monte’s wishes were to be cremated. No services will be held at this time. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with arrangements.

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Dennis Johnson

    From: Orange City, Florida

    Date: November 25, 2020

    Sorry to Hear about Monte ! What a man ~!
    the class of 71..everyone LOVED him ! A gentleman Giant…a man of few words..but a Large heart.
    I recall in Jr. High..someone in Gym Class stuck him
    Deep with a needle..he never moved a muscle..he just
    a kind N good natured Soul..the world could use more him..

  • Guest: Marjorie Branca

    From: Tucson, Arizona

    Date: November 26, 2020

    I remember Monte. I think he thought his little sisters friends were goofy but he always looked out for us. Lisa so sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Matthew Harmon

    From: HERRIN, Illinois

    Date: November 27, 2020

    Good bye, my friend. You will always be in my heart.

    Lisa, let me know how I may help.

  • Guest: Andy Sadler

    From: McLeansboro IL, Illinois

    Date: December 8, 2020

    Did a lot fishing with Monte back in the day. Condolences to Lisa and the family.

  • Guest: Joan Ottolini Rodney

    From: Edwardsville , Illinois

    Date: December 26, 2020

    Lisa so sorry to hear about Monte. I have so many wonderful memories of your family.