Berry, Mary (Jaramillo) (May 19, 1940 - May 20, 1979)

Mrs. Arthur E. Berry, Jr., 39,

buried at Gillette last week

Douglas Budget - May 31, 1979

Funeral services for Mary Berry, 39, Gillette beauty operator, were held Wednesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Gillette, with the Rev. Orvil Holden officiating.

Mary died at Campbell County Memorial Hospital near midnight, May 20, of injuries she received when her Mazda rolled about seven miles east of Gillette around 4 p.m. Her niece, Juanita Badger, 12, who had gone to Rapid City, S.D. with Mary is recovering satisfactorily from injuries she received in the accident. She had now been released from the hospital.

Mary was born at Cerro, N.M. on May 19, 1940. She was the daughter of Adon and Celina (nee Archuleta) Jaramillo. The family moved to Gillette later that same year and she received her early education in the Gillette schools, and her beautician training in Sheridan. She worked for several beauty salons before owning and operating her own shop in Gillette.

On June 10, 1968, she married Arthur E. Berry Jr. of Douglas, Wyo. at Douglas. They made their home in Gillette since that time.

Survivors besides her husband Arthur are three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Chaeli) Sabala, of Gillette, Lisa McCue and Claudia Berry, at the family home in Gillette, four sisters, Mrs. Ben (Rosa) Lara, Mrs. Howard (Emily) Stickney, Mrs. Jerry (Vivian) Badger, all of Gillette, and Mrs. Bill (Mabel) Synder of Weston, three brothers, Adon Jaramillo of Green River, Floyd Jaramillo of Riverton, and Leroy Jaramillo of Gillette, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Her parents and two brothers, Joe and Robert, preceded her in death.

Her burial was in the family plot at Mount Pizgah cemetery in Gillette. Casket bearers were her nephews, Don Lara, Bob Lara, Sam Trujillo, Duane La Vallie, Michael Snyder and John Snyder.

A memorial has been established for her to the Campbell County Association for Retarded Citizens, in lieu of flowers, and may be sent to this association in care of Emily Stickney, 709 Osborn, Gillette, Wy, 82716.

Wesley Berry of Phoenix, and Wilma Dewey of Albuquerque, came to Douglas to accompany their parents, the Art Berry's Sr. and Elidia Valdez, to Gillette to attend the funeral services for Mrs. Art Berry Jr.


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