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Merle E Myers Baptist
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1920
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2004
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Published Feb. 3, 2004 - Chanute, KS

DERBY, KS - Merle E. Baptist, 83, Derby, KS, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center St. Joseph Campus, Wichita, Kansas.

She was born Sept. 24, 1920, in Stark, Kansas, the daughter of Finley and Anna (Tredway) Myers.

She attended school in Stark and graduated from Stark High School in 1938.

She married Joe D. Lock. He later died.

On Nov. 23, 1949, she married Glenn E. Baptist in Bentonville, Ark. He died in 1974.

She had been a nurse at the former St. Luke's Hospital in Wellington, KS.

She was a member of the Eastern Star, the American Legion Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and the Derby Senior Citizens Center.

She enjoyed volunteering.

Survivors include four sons, John Baptist, Wichita, KS, Mike Baptist, Gaithersburg, MD, Dick Lock, Erie, KS, and Bill Lock, Mira Loma, CA; three daughters, Susie (Baptist) Jacobs, Cassville, MO, Kathy Baptist, Ann Arbor, MI, and Joyce Lock, Palm Springs, CA; three sisters, Mary Wagner, Englewood, FL, Mae Elder, Chanute, KS, and Margaret Criswell, Lexington, KY; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Bennett; and by a grandchild.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Wellington, KS, led by the Rev. Kathryn Graver and the Rev. Quentin Bennett.

Graveside services for the family will be held at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Kansas.

Memorials to the Derby Senior Citizens Center may be left with the funeral home.

Frank Funeral Home, 417 N. Washington, Wellington, KS 67152, is in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Finley S. Myers (1891 - 1968)
  Glenn E Baptist (1918 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
La Harpe Cemetery
La Harpe
Allen County
Kansas, USA
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Record added: Jun 24, 2009
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Merle E <i>Myers</i> Baptist
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