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Johnny Henslee


Johnny Ford Henslee, 79, died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hendrick Medical Center. He was born November 27, 1939 in Merkel, Texas. He was the son of Walter and Della Henslee. He married Gloria...

Darwin "Rusty" Byrom Merkel


Darwin Parker “Rusty” Byrom, 85, of Merkel, Texas passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Hendrick Hospice Care Center in Abilene. Darwin was born to Samuel Lloyd Byrom and Ada Ruth (Lee)...

Chester Davis Merkel


A legend in our eyes, Chester Gardner Davis was our fun loving motivator. He was born February 6, 1949 and has passed on to bigger better things. He left us Monday, October 7, 2019. His friends...

James White Merkel


James Louis White, 71, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019. James was born on April, 12, 1948 in McCaulley, Texas to John Louis and Frankie Mae White. James is survived by large family...

Cathy Knight Merkel


Cathy Ann Knight, 66, died Monday, September 2, 2019 at home after a battle with cancer. She was born November 18, 1952 in Hobbs, New Mexico. She was the daughter of John and Dorothy Carter. ...

Nelda Holton Abilene


Nelda G Holton (Yaya), 80, died peacefully at her home September 1, 2019.  She was born November 27, 1938 in Merkel Texas to Charlie Jones and Ilene (Nolan) Jones.   Nelda is preceded...

Winona Wolf Merkel


Winona Shirlene Wolf, 81, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, August 30, 2019. Winona was born August 17, 1938 in Gerty, Oklahoma to Thomas and Claudine (Bain) Hanley.  She...

Carmelo Ortega Cano Merkel


Carmelo Ortega Cano, 30, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2019.  He was born September 17, 1988 to J. Carmen and Guillermina Ortega.  Carmelo graduated from Merkel High School in...

Joy McElmurray Trent


Joy Dean Heatly McElmurray passed peacefully from her earthly home to her Heavenly home Thursday morning, August 15, 2019. Joy was born November 2, 1925 in Crawford, Texas to Aubrey and Johnnie...
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