Obituary of Jeanie Withers-Berg
On December 30, 2015 Jeanie Withers-Berg passed away after a long battle with cancer.
She was born and raised in San Francisco and lived in the bay area until eighteen years ago when she and her family moved up to Grass Valley. She was a strong, courageous and intelligent woman who instilled great values and morals in her two children. She had a passion for animals, often having her garage be the place to get food for neighborhood cats. Jeanie had a wonderful talent when it came to arts and crafts and used this talent to earn money while fighting her cancer. She made beautiful hand painted rocks, wreaths and her final interest was in wood burning. She made amazing signs, boxes and earrings using her wood burning skills.
Jeanie was always a fighter and we will never forget her fiery spirit. Jeanie was incredibly loved by so many people.
Jeanie loved San Francisco. She loved the fog, the cloudy weather and the noise of the city. She loved the excitement that a big city like that offers. Because of her adoration of this wonderful city, a celebration of life of her life and the scattering of her ashes will take place in San Francisco, where her heart has always been.
She leaves behind her mother Anne Withers; sisters Margaret Kreis and Annette Withers; brother Michael Withers; two children Joey Berg and Megan Negri and her dog Sally and many more family members and friends.
She joins her father, Randall Withers, family and friends in Heaven.
We love you mom and even though we miss you terribly we know that you are without pain now. May you forever rest in peace and watch down on us.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in memory of Jeanie, who had an immense passion for elephants and their plight at the hands of man, to:
The Elephant Sanctuary PO Box 393 27 East Main St. Hohenwald, TN 38462
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