Berry Ray Sessions of Love County passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 70 years, 10 months and 11 days.
Berry was born on March 2, 1947, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to the late BP Sessions and Pearl (Dodd) Sessions. He married Oleta Jackson on July 7, 1973, in Oklahoma City.
Berry attended The Classen High School in Oklahoma City. He later attended Oklahoma State University and UCO where he received a degree in political science. He was a certified state mediator for the state of Oklahoma. Berry was also self-employed in sales. 
Berry was raised in Oklahoma City and lived most of his life in Southern Oklahoma. He was of the Southern Baptist faith. He was a member of the Optimist Club. He enjoyed gardening and most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Zane. Zane was his pride and joy and he spent a lot of his time gardening with him.
Berry leaves behind to cherish his memory: wife, Oleta Sessions of Love County; sons, Matt Sessions of Ardmore, Clae Sessions of Love County and Reid Sessions of Love County; and sister, Virginia Ann Turn. He also leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services to honor his life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Ringling with the Rev. Paul Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Ringling Memorial Cemetery. Casket bearers are Matt Sessions, Clae Sessions, Reid Sessions, Dusty Burkhart, Ricky Turner, Larry Mitchell and Blake Hartwell. Honorary casket bearers are Howard Worley, Bob Earl Stewart, Tosh Murchinson, Smith Murchinson, Sam Barrick and Jimmy Adams.
The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday evening at the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Ringling.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to the Sessions family through the website at
Services have been entrusted to the care and direction of The Family at Tishomingo Funeral Home.