James K. Trimble

Friday, August 20, 2004

JAMES KERRY TRIMBLE, 80, of Berryville, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, in Springfield, Mo., after many years of battling heart disease.

Graveside memorial services were held Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Paul Elliott officiating. Funeral arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 144, Berryville, AR 72616.

The loving support of many good friends is much appreciated by the family.

James Kerry Trimble was born Aug. 17, 1923, along with his twin sister, Martha Carol (who preceded him in death) in Berryville.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and U.S. Congressman, Jim Trimble.

He was a graduate of West Point Military Academy and a member of the Corps of Engineers, and had a long and successful career working in many places around the world.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Eileen and eight sons; James, Fred and wife Sue, Brent, Vance, Sam, Ted, Richard and Gabriel.

He is also survived by six stepchildren; Holly Reetz Trimble, Tony and wife Char, Albert, Joe, Nancy, and Jerry Reetz.

James Kerry Trimble was a member of First Christian Church and Berryville Rotary Club. His wonderful example of friendliness and courage will be greatly missed by all.