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Cecil Duane Berryhill
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1918
Tatum
Lea County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 2005
Grants
Cibola County
New Mexico, USA

Tuesday April 5, 2005
The Gallup Independent Web Version
http://www.gallupindependent.com/2005/apr/040505deaths.html

Duane Berryhill

GRANTS Funeral services for Duane Berryhill, 86, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 7 at the First Baptist Church. Dedication of the grave and burial will follow at Pioneer Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 at Grants Mortuary.

Berryhill died April 3 in Grants. He was born April 9, 1918 in Tatum, N.M.

Berryhill, formally of Texas moved to a ranch in Baca. He served in the US Army during WWII in Burma, India. He married in 1946 and built a home with his wife in Bluewater. Berryhill was a founder of the Bi-County Fair and a member of the Grants/Milan Elks Lodge. He served on the board of Directors of the Continental Divide Electric Corp. and the New Mexico Cattle Growers Assoc.

Survivors include his daughters, Ina May Hoffman of Grants, Nelda Rae McPhaul of Pie Town, Glenda Kae Bybee of Wyo. Duana Gay Hopper of Hobbs; son, Wallace J. Berryhill of Grants; sister, Edna Titjen of Ramah; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Berryhill was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Alexander Berryhill and Annie May Berryhill; wife, Nelda Elkins Berryhill; brother, Adrian Berryhill; sisters, Velma Wilcoxon and Thelma Berryhill.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Hoffman, Scott Hoffman, Brandon Hoffman, Ace McPhaul, R.P. Hopper, Chae Bybee and Frank Bybee
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wallace A Berryhill (1882 - 1952)
  Annie May Berryhill (1883 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Nelda Elkins Berryhill (1925 - 1974)
 
Burial:
Pioneer Memorial Park
Bluewater
Cibola County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Kathy (McPhaul) Cather
Record added: Dec 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23649358
Cecil Duane Berryhill
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Cecil Duane Berryhill
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