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Julius G. Berry was a community leader who helped transition Tupelo Community Chest to Lee United Neighbors in the early 1960s.  Mr. Berry also served as first chairman of the board and epitomized the United Way mission of increasing the organized capacity of people to care for one another.  He had a sense of humor, a caring for the welfare of his fellow man, a giving of time and money, and set out to leave his part of the world a better place.

The J.G. Berry Volunteer Award recognizes a United Way volunteer who has made a contribution of time, energy, and money in the likeness of Julius G. Berry, a founding member of United Way of Northeast Mississippi.

Use the form below to nominate a volunteer who has made a significant impact in their community.


PREVIOUS J.G. BERRY AWARD WINNERS

1979:
Fred Massey
1980:
Charlie Mullinnix
1981:
Marion Cagle
1982:
Lucian Wood
1983:
Ernest Bowen
1984:
Charlie Robison
1985:
Bud Weaver
1986:
Paul Eason
1987:
Memory of A. E. “Pat” Patterson
1988:
Harold K. Hudson, M.D.
1989:
Jack Reed, Sr.
1990:
John A. “Red” Rasberry
1991:
Rodger Brown
1992:
Jack Reed, Jr.
1993:
Jessie E. Meeks
1994:
Guy W. Mitchell III
1995:
Mrs. Willie Alexander
1996:
W. O. Jones, Jr.
1997:
Mitch Waycaster
1998:
Johnnie Kelso
1999:
Bob Baughn
2000:
Scott Reed
2001:
Gary Beadles
2002:
Grace Clark
2003:
Eddie Wright
2004:
Loraine Wesson
2005:
Greg Pirkle
2006:
Zell Long
2007:
Memory of Jim Ingram
2008:
George Taylor
2009:
Cathy Robertson
2010:
Gerald Wages
2011:
Paul “Buzzy” Mize
2012:
Shane Hooper
2013:
Lisa Hawkins
2014:
Chauncey Godwin
2015:
Ted Moll
2016:
Jeff Cox
2017:
Buddy Montgomery