ARTESIA â€” Memorial services are scheduled at 10 a.m., Saturday, May. 7, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Hagerman, for Leona Beryl Mayberry, of Hagerman. Mrs. Mayberry, 83, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Heartland Nursing Center in Artesia.
The Rev. Bob Maples will officiate at the services. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Leona was born Nov. 12, 1927, in Hagerman, the daughter of Alpha Feelings Deason and Lenora Alpha (Connell) Deason. She was a lifelong area resident. On Nov. 20, 1947, she was married to Thurman Mayberry in Roswell. She was a bank teller and a member of First Baptist Church of Hagerman, and active at the Hagerman Senior Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters Ruth, Lorene and Aline. Survivors include her husband Thurman Mayberry of the family home; sons, Don Mayberry and wife Erma, of Artesia, and Ron Mayberry and wife Michelle, of Hagerman; sister Alice Alsup and husband Jim, of Artesia; two grandchildren, Donna Mayberry, of Artesia, and Landon Mayberry, of Portales; three great-grandchildren, Catlin, Zane and Addyson; and several nieces and nephews including Larry Alsup and Cindy Blake. Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at artesiafunerals.com.