July 22, 2018

Edna L. Merry – Mitchell
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February 6, 1924 – July 20, 2018
Edna L. Merry, 94, of MItchell, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.
Born February 6, 1924, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Loyd and Anice (Bex) Miller, Sr. She married Ray G. Merry June 17, 1944, and he preceded her in death January 24, 2015.
Edna retired from the First National Bank. She had also been employed at Smith Paint and Appliances. Edna was a member of the First Baptist Church and a 1944 graduate of Mitchell High School. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved her family, and was proud of them. Edna had the gift of hospitality.
Survivors include her children, Eve Elaine (Ron) Neal of Anderson, Alan R. Merry of Dallas, Texas; son-in-law, Don Fortner of Jasper; grandchildren, Jason A. Fortner, Laura N. Bupp, Cara Elaine Schulz, Lindsey R. Campbell; 8 great grandchildren; siblings, Lloyd Miller, Jr., of Mitchell, Mary Graves Manske of Mitchell, Sue Acton of Mitchell; several nieces and nephews
Her parents; husband; daughter, Susan L. Fortner; and siblings, Martha Kendall and Phillip Miller, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com