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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...

Mary Socorro Rosas Abilene


Socorro Rosas, 83, of Abilene passed away on Friday afternoon, August 9, 2019.  She was born Socorro Acuna on December 23, 1935, to Jose Zacharias Acuna and Rafaela Garcia Acuna in Trent,...

Manzell "Red" Shafer Trent


Manzell “Red” Shafer, 97, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019.  He was born on the family farm near Hamlin, Texas, October 1, 1921.  After Red served nearly...

Jean Blue Merkel


Jean Rose (Copeland) Blue passed away peacefully at home on August 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:00AM at The First United Methodist Church in Merkel, Texas....

Carl Giles Merkel


Carl Giles, 80, of Merkel passed away peacefully Monday, July 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Carl was born in Knifley, Kentucky on December 13, 1938 to Charlie and Nancy Clyde...

Bertram Mayes Merkel


Bertram Hansford Mayes was born in Columbia, Missouri on April 14, 1940. He died in Merkel, Texas on July 16, 2019. He was the third of four children born to Bessie Hansford and Austin Carroll...

Earlene Middleton Merkel


Earlene Brown Middleton, 86, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born November 11, 1932 to Earl and Vera (Baker) Brown in Seminole, Texas. She is survived by...

Michelle Egbert Abilene


Michelle Lee Egbert, 50, of Abilene passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born May 29, 1969 to Mark and Charlene (Martin) Helzer in Alamosa,...

Shirley Brooks White Abilene


Shirley Ann Brooks White, 62, of Abilene passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at her home. She was born April 11, 1957 Joe Rawlin Brooks and Geneva (Johnson) Brooks in Baird, Callahan County,...
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