Long serving Tennessee State Representative DeBerry passes away

Long serving Tennessee State Representative Lois DeBerry passes away

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MEMPHIS (WATE) - Tennessee State Representative Lois Deberry has died.

Deberry's family say she passed away Sunday at a Memphis hospital after a long bout with pancreatic cancer.

DeBerry was the longest serving member of the State House of Representatives after being first elected in 1972.

DeBerry was 68-years-old. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009.

 

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