Elliott Andrew Berryhill

September 21, 1946 - July 15, 2021

Elliott Andrew Berryhill, age 74, of The Colony, Texas, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.  He was born on September 21, 1946, in Bonham, Texas, to Grace and Clyde Berryhill.  He enjoyed a childhood shared with his many aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.  Elliott married the love of  his life, Brenda Blair, in Bailey, Texas, on March 16, 1968.

Elliott was a hard worker all his life.  He enjoyed long standing jobs at Otis Engineering and later, 21 years at Aviall.  He enjoyed working with the church, and was an active member of the Church of Christ.

Elliott had many hobbies through the years.  He loved woodworking.  He made countless sets of dominos, home décor, furniture and holiday displays.  He loved working with his hands.  Upon retirement, Elliott discovered his love of cooking.  He soon discovered his passion for baking, and would bake at every opportunity.

Elliott enjoyed spending time with his daughter and son-in-law.  He was especially proud of his six grandchildren and all that they have accomplished.  He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

Elliott is survived by his beloved wife, Brenda Berryhill; his daughter, Joann Morrison and her husband, Scot, of The Colony, Texas; his grandchildren, Kennedy, Landry, Makenzie, Taitum, Jesse and Gianna Morrison; his sister, Alice Franklin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Grace Wright; his father, Clyde Berryhill; and his brother, Paul Berryhill.

A visitation will be held at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas, on Sunday, July 18, 2021, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be held here on Monday, July 19, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m., officiated by Mr. Seth McDowell.  Interment at Leonard Cemetery in Leonard, Texas.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you. My heart breaks for you and your family with the loss of your Dad, but it also rejoices in his victory through Jesus. May God’s peace and comfort surround you and your family now and in the coming days. Love you. Rexanne Thomas, July 19, 2021 So sorry for your loss. Brenda you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Sherry Jones, July 19, 2021 Words cannot express the loss I feel. Elliott and I spent many days playing together and growing together. His presence cannot be replaced and the vacuum he has created will be unfilled for time unknown. I will miss him greatly. I'm sorry I cannot attend the funeral but my heart is with you. Charles Simmons, July 19, 2021 Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Uncle Elliott was one of the best. Heaven gained a great man. We will miss him dearly and hold him in our hearts forever. RIP Uncle Elliott we will all see you again someday but until then get to building us something special out of wood. Love you always,
Gene and Shannon Preddy, July 18, 2021 Heartfelt sympathies to the Berryhill family. Sheryl and I have warm memories of you. Jim Buchanan , July 17, 2021 So very sorry for your loss. While we grieve here on earth, he is rejoicing in heaven. Maureen Scritchfield , July 17, 2021 Brenda you are in my thoughts and prayers. Elliott was a wonderful person. He will be in a better place.
Mary Jane Jenkins, July 17, 2021 Prayers for you Brenda, Joann and Alice along with all family members. May you find comfort from our God during this time. Liz (Jeanie) Shepherd, July 17, 2021 So sorry for the family. Prayers for you all. Carolyn (Call) Johnson, July 17, 2021 Brenda and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I’m praying for y’all as you walk through this dark valley. Much love,
Virginia Bowen, July 17, 2021 We loved being your neighbors and friend. Sorry for your loss. Praying for you. Janet and Richard Chapin, July 16, 2021