Bertha Irene Greenfield, age 91 of Enid formerly of Tryon, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at her home in Enid.  Funeral services have been entrusted to the care of the Palmer Marler Funeral Home in Cushing, OK and will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Parkland Church of the Firstborn.  Brother Randall Wright and Brother Herb Castor will officiate.  Interment will follow at Parkland Cemetery, Parkland, OK. 


Bertha was born on November 5, 1919 in Parkland, Oklahoma to the late Simon Peter and Christine (Herrmann) Retherford.  She grew up in Parkland and moved to Cushing as a child.  Bertha attended school in Cushing.  Bertha was baptized into the Church of the Firstborn at age 16.   Bertha married Estel Greenfield on December 25, 1937 in Chandler, Oklahoma.  They made their home south east of Tryon.  She had a daycare in her home.  They also ran a dairy farm for a number of years.  Bertha was a member of the Church of the Firstborn.  She moved to Enid in 1975.  Bertha enjoyed her flowers, watching birds, painting, sewing, quilting and making ceramics.  She always liked being busy.  Bertha loved spending time with her family.


Bertha is survived by her children Hubert Greenfield and wife Mona of Yale, Buford Greenfield and wife Louise of Purcell, Violet Clark and husband Jim of Wellston, LaVerne Morris and husband Rex of Indianapolis, IN, Donnie Greenfield and wife Hope of Enid, Ronnie Greenfield and wife DeLynn of Enid, brother Orlo Retherford of Oklahoma City, 23 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren and numerous other nieces and nephews.


Bertha was preceded in death by her parents, husband Estel, infant daughter Marilyn Greenfield, daughter Colleen Quinn, sister Pauline Cranke, brothers Roy, Vernon, Alfred and Bill Retherford.


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