August 17, 1928 - August 15, 2011
Funeral services for William Harry Berryhill, age 82, of Rusk are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2011 in Memorial Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Don Copeland and Rev. Odis Bryan officiating. Interment will be in Atoy Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk. Mr. Berryhill died August 15, 2011 at his residence. He was born August 17, 1928 in Atoy to the late R.F. and Julia Adeline Henderson Berryhill. Mr. Berryhill was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County and a member of Memorial Missionary Baptist Church in Rusk. He was a member of General Teamsters and Helpers Local Union #745 in Dallas. Mr. Berryhill served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Preceded in death by his wife, Les Berryhill in 1995, brother, Julian Berryhill, and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Cleta Fern Berryhill of Rusk, two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry O. and Debbie Berryhill of Rusk, Monty Lee and Allison Berryhill of Alto, daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Terry Vining of Rusk, four step-children, Missy Miller of Rusk, Kay Williams of Gun Barrel City, TX, Jim Lanier of Merritt Island, Florida, Stacy Lanier of Escondido, California, two brothers and sister-in-law, O’Donald Berryhill of Wills Point, TX, Ray and Sherry Berryhill of Rusk, six grandchildren, Brad Berryhill, Kristy Simpson, Julie Michelle White, Chase Berryhill, Lindsey Glover and Trent Berryhill, fifteen additional grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will include Brad Berryhill, Chase Berryhill, Trent Berryhill, T.J. Cummins, Jim Lanier, Morgan Miller, Michael Miller and Ernest Hudnall. Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Strube, Stacy Lanier, Donny Ashton and Johnny Ashton. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at the funeral home.
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