Official Obituary of

Ferguson Berry Payne

January 7, 1978 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 45) 45 Years Old

Ferguson Payne Obituary

Ferguson Berry Payne, age 45, of Davenport, Iowa made his transition on Monday, September 25, 2023 while visiting family in Birmingham, AL. Ferguson was born on Saturday, January 7, 1978 at home to the union of the late Nathaniel Scot Payne and Janice Elizabeth Berry-Payne.

Affectionately known as “Ferg” or “Fergie”. After High School, he went by Berry, which he preferred.  Ferguson was very talented artistically.

Ferguson was a lifelong resident of Davenport, IA.  He went to Sacred Heart School from Pre-School to Junior High.  And, graduated from West High School in 1996.  He went on to Scott Community College, where he graduated in 2003 and was certified in Auto Body Repair.  He then returned to Scott Community College and was Certified in Welding. “Berry” worked at John Deere as a welder.

Berry was saved at an early age and was in church most of his life. He loved playing the drums and played in the West High School band. Berry loved praying, his family and going to his niece and nephews' games, dances and events.  He also loved playing with his granddaughters.  He was very kind and loving.  He had just signed up and trained to work the upcoming Davenport elections.

Left to cherish his memory are: His Mother, Siblings: Sister, Natala Scot Coyle; Brothers, Orintheo Justin (OJ) Payne, Sr. (Melissa), Julius Joseph (JJ) Payne, Sr. (Candice); Children: Daughter, Roban AnJulique Nicole Worrick;  Son: Nihshon Lawrence Payne; Granddaughters: Demi Rhyla Sania Payne, Nayanii Monae Nicole Payne: Grandfather: Richard Lee Payne, Sr.;  Aunts & Uncles: Connie Payne, Rebecca (Dean) Jantzen, Nathan Payne, Jerry Payne, Jackie Ray Washington, Shalyne (Jacqueline) Berry, Randall Berry, Lisa Berry, Judy Payne. Special Aunt: Nancy Berry, Heide Curth, Special Friends: Tammy and Tressa Worrick and Chantel Johnson; Great Aunts: Elizabeth Martin, Clarksville, TN, Doris Jean Gaiter Leeds, AL, Great Uncle: Elmer Payne, Sr., Detroit, MI.

Berry was preceded in death by: Father Nathaniel Scot Payne; Grandparents: Jackson Early Berry, Sr., Verna Marie Payne, Ida Joe Berry, Uncle: Jackson Early Berry, Jr., Uncle: Richard Lee Payne, Jr., Aunt Vernastine Payne.


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October 12, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Westside Assembly of God Church
3908 West River Drive
Davenport, IA 52802

Funeral Service
October 12, 2023

11:00 AM
Westside Assembly of God Church
3908 West River Drive
Davenport, IA 52802


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