2009-06-11 / Obituaries

Annie Mae Merritt

February 25, 1946 - June 5, 2009

Annie Mae Merritt was born on February 25, 1946 in Hoboken, Georgia to John and Irene (Altman) Merritt. She worked for several years for Brownwood Manufacturing and also worked as a Certified Nurse's Aid.

Funeral services for Annie Mae Merritt, age 63, of Coleman, formerly of Dime Box and Brownwood, were at 2 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2009 in the Davis- Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Annie Scurlock officiating. Interment followed in Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will received friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 4 - 6 p.m.

Annie Mae died Friday, June 5, 2009 in Abilene Regional Medical Center.

Annie Mae is survived by her six children, Allan Bowen of Rosharon, Cynthia Wade and husband Billy of May, Fred Bowen and wife Trudi of Arizona, John Bowen of Georgia, Nicole Dennis and husband Howard of Coleman, and David Bowen of Brownwood; ten granddaughters, Bridgette, Cynthia, Samantha, Briana, Jamie, April, Michele, Katelynn, Jenny, and Rachel, a great-grandson, Billy, that brought sunshine to her life this past year.

She is also survived by her siblings, Martha Merritt of Georgia, Margaret Herrin of Georgia, Bettie Hutchins of Georgia, Margie Warrick of Dime Box, Johnny Merritt of Mississippi, Noah Merritt of Mississippi, Jimmy Merritt of Louisiana, and Jack Merritt of Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Crystal Dawn Bowen, a brother, Hubert Merritt, and two sisters, Virginia Merritt and Cora Bell Crawley.

Condolences, memories, and tributes can be left for the family at www.mem.com.

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