|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1956|
Amelia and Frank Mayberry moved to Whittier in 1910 from Barstow, where Frank was a miner. After the big oil strike in Santa Fe Springs, the Mayberrys stayed in the area through the 1950s, one the most prominent of the citizens to continue to live in their old homes. Amelia, grandmother of many children, and great grandmother to even more children, was called "Grandma Mayberry" by everyone in the area. Often, she would bake cookies and fill glasses of lemonade for the kids in the neighborhood. The Mayberrys sold properties that would eventually be resold as one ¼ acre parcels under the name of Sunshine Farm Acres. The Mayberrys donated a 14-acre parcel of land that would eventually become Amelia Mayberry Park.
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
Plot: Sunny Slope Lawn, sec. 1, lot 508, grave 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68936798
Added: Jan. 9, 2015
Rest in peace Amelia. I was doing some research on the area where Amelia Mayberry Park is, and wanted to know more about you. The information here satisfied my curiosity. It seems you were a loving and generous person, this world needs more people like th...(Read more)|
Added: Sep. 18, 2014
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