|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1862|
|Death: ||Feb., 1948|
Decatur Herald Feb 15,1948
Mrs. Kate R. Merris, 86 a sister of the late county Judge John H McCoy, died at 5:15 am Saturday in Memorial hospital,Houston, Tex.
A lifelong resident of Macon county,Mrs. Merris had gone to Houston in 1943 to make her home with a daughter,Mrs.Helen F.Maxwell.She had been ill for the last three weeks.
A resident of Decatur since 1918 she was a member of the First Methodist church.
Mrs. Merris was born near Oakley Jan. 8, 1862, the daughter of the late BenjaminfF. and Minerva Helm McCoy. She was married to Daniel A. Merris near Oakley Jan 8, 1883.He died Sept 13, 1935.
Besides her daughter, Mrs.Maxwell she leaves two sons, Corporation Counsel Byron M. Merris,Decatur and Ralph Merris, Tacoma,Wash.There is one brother C.V.McCoy,Miami,Fla. There are four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The body will be brought to the Dawson & Wikoff funeral home where friends may call after 6 pm Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 am Tuesday in the chapel with burial in Fairlawn cemetery.
Obituary furnished by Janet donner
Daniel A Merris (1860 - 1935)
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Record added: Mar 02, 2011
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Wife of Daniel A. Merris; children, Frank, Byron, and Helen.|
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Kathy Merris Mills
Added: Mar. 6, 2011