James Freddie Berziel, age 86, of Joplin, died on Monday, Dec. 26, at his home in Joplin. He had been the mayor of Wheaton for several years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 29, in Wheaton Southern Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial with military honors will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort.
Visitation will be held from 6 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28 in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.