Burnice Aline Merrifield…May 27, 1922 – June 3, 2016


A graveside memorial service for former Lamar resident currently of Scottsdale, Arizona, Burnice Aline Merrifield will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar with Reverend Kathy Leathers officiating.  

Per Burnice’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  

Burnice Aline Merrifield was the youngest of five children born to Barnett and Eula Yeates. She was born May 27, 1922 and raised in Lamar, Colorado where she lived for forty-five years. She passed away on June 3, 2016 at the age of 94. 

She married William Harold Merrifield and they had three children, Tanya Labertew, Terry Merrifield and Pamela Skinner. 

In addition to her three children; Tanya Labertew, Terri Merrifield and Pamela Skinner, she leaves an older brother, Tom Yeates, (97), three grandchildren, Traci Wade, Sara Ellsworth and John Merrifield; and three great-grandchildren, Jake, Seth and Ian Ellsworth. 

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family. 

For current information and online condolences please visit our website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com.


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