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Obituary of Susan Pattridge Berryhill
Susan Pattridge Berryhill, 69, passed away peacefully at her home in Dublin on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
She was born in Denver, CO on August 27, 1949. She married Lamar Berryhill in Batesville, MS on January 2, 1979. She received both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Mississippi and two graduate degrees from Delta State University. She was an educator and administrator for 43 years, including time spent at St. George's Episcopal Day School, Clarksdale Municipal School District, South Panola School District and Delta State University. She was active in many charitable and civic organizations including First United Methodist Church, Juke Joint Festival, Coahoma County Retired Teachers Association and Delta Kappa Gamma, where she won the DKG Woman of Distinction Award for 2014-2015. She was most passionate about spending time with her grandchildren and also enjoyed traveling and promoting literacy.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Lamar of Dublin; daughter, Angie Woodruff (Luke) of Denver, CO; three sons, Corey Pratt of Batesville, Paul Berryhill (Lisa) of Memphis and Andrew Berryhill (Megan) of Cleveland; 10 grandchildren, Paige, Kelsey, Austin, Mackenzie, Molly, Abigail (Angie); Logan (Corey); Vera and Ellie (Paul); John Davis (Andrew); siblings, Catherine Cole, Peter Pattridge, David Pattridge and Mary Nell Pattridge; she was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Paul D. Pattridge, mother, Emily Metzger Pattridge Allen and brother, Daniel Pattridge.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at First United Methodist Church of Clarksdale, with Rev. Neville Vanderburg officiating. Visitation will be held in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church of Clarksdale beginning at 9:30 A.M. Private family burial to take place at Pattridge Family Cemetery at Barnacre.
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Clarksdale Care Station or CARES – Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort & Shelter.