|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2011|
Gertrude was born September 6, 1923 in Corryton Tennessee and passed away on October 11, 2011 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She lived most of her life in the Union and Knox County areas.
She is the daughter of Carl Emerson and Mattie Josie Miller Merritt. She married Jack Keener on June 12, 1943. He passed away in 2010. They had one son.
She was a very special lady and loved by so many. She made the greatest hushpuppies! She is greatly missed!
She is survived by one son Wayne (Judy) and two grandchildren.
Grandmother, Pearl Sands Haynes 3/16/1889 - Nov. 27, 1974
Brother, Carl Willard Merritt 11/28/1924 - 2/15/1982
Brother, Ray Emerson Merritt 10/10/1930 - 2/19/1988
Brother, Roy Marvin Merritt 10/18/1930 - 8/21/1996
Brother, Burton Doyle Merritt 8/11/1932 - 3/28/2010
Sister-in-law, Beatrie K. Grodeman "Keener" Day Died 9/2013
Carl Emerson Merritt (1900 - 1967)
Mattie Josephine Merritt (1904 - 1980)
Harley Clinton Keener (1925 - 2010)*
Gertrude Pearl Merritt Keener (1923 - 2011)
Carl Willard Merritt (1924 - 1982)*
Ray Emerson Merritt (1929 - 1988)*
Roy Marvin Merritt (1930 - 1996)*
Elaine A Merritt Farrar-Harkleroad (1934 - 2014)*
Sherwood Memorial Gardens
Created by: Family Ties
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
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