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HENDERSON, Beryl Elizabeth
HENDERSON, Beryl Elizabeth Born January 16, 1920 in Cherry Tree, Pa. Passed away peacefully August 1, 2015 in Lancaster, Calif. One of 11 siblings, Beryl left home during World War II to enlist in the Marine Corps. After the war, she returned to marry Clifton Henderson (1916-1993) and together they moved to Texas and then Los Angeles before settling in the Antelope Valley in 1955. She worked for the Palmdale School District and LA County in bookkeeping and administrative roles, and then enjoyed travel after retirement. Beryl was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and Nana, who will be missed by her family and her many friends. She was a hard-working volunteer, including activities with the Palmdale Friends of the Library and Palmdale United Methodist Church (UMC). Survived by sons Michael and Byron (Marian) and beloved granddaughter Claire. Memorial Service Saturday, August 15 at 11 am at Palmdale UMC, 39055 10th Street West, Palmdale, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Beryls name to Palmdale Friends of the Library or the Palmdale UMC Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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