Memorial Services Scheduled for Longtime Lea County Lawmaker

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Public memorial services are set for longtime Lea County Lawmaker Dan Berry.

This Sunday at two, residents, friends, and family will gather at the High School Auditorium in Eunice to say goodbye to Berry.

He died last month in a car wreck north of Hobbs.

His wife, Jackye, was badly injured in the crash.

The family wanted to wait to have his memorial service until she was out of the hospital and able to attend.

They held a private burial service for Berry shortly after his death.

Berry was a New Mexico State Representative for nearly 20 years and lived and ranched near Eunice for several decades.