|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1934|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2012|
GLORIA JEAN MERRILL
March 22, 1934 – November 7, 2012
ELKHART- Gloria Jean Merrill, 78, of Elkhart, passed away at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7, 2012) at Golden Living Center in Elkhart.
She was born March 22, 1934 in Elkhart to Benjamin & Pearl (Freels) Overmyer. On May 3, 1957 in Elkhart she married Clayton L. Merrill. He preceded her in death on June 22, 2007 in Elkhart. Surviving are 2 daughters, Debra (Tony) Holecz of South Bend, Denise (Bob) McAndrew of Elkhart, 1 granddaughter, Ashley (Eric) Gaertig and 1 great-grandson, Parker Gaertig both of Edwardsburg, MI. She was preceded in death by a brother Russell "Wimpy" Overmyer. Gloria was a member of the Red Hat Society and a former member of the Elks and Moose Lodges. She was formerly employed as a Private Duty Caregiver at Eastlake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for 18 years. She graduated in 1953 from Elkhart High School. Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 13, 2012) at the funeral home. Pastor Joe Wenger from Zion Missionary Church will preside.
Cremation will follow at Elkhart Cremation Services.
Ben H Overmyer (1896 - 1969)
Pearl E Overmyer (1895 - 1974)
Clayton L Merrill (1924 - 2007)
Russell Kenneth Overmyer (1916 - 1998)*
Gloria JEAN Overmyer Merrill (1934 - 2012)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Mike
Record added: Nov 09, 2012
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