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Willie Jewell Merchant

Death 26 Nov 2004 (aged 73)
Burial Hitchcock, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 111814650 · View Source
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Willie Jewel Merchant

TEXAS CITY - Mrs. Willie Jewel Thompson Merchant departed this earthly life on November 26, 2004, at Mainland Medical
Center in Texas City at the age of 73.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2004, at the Mainland Funeral Home Chapel in La Marque. There will be no wake. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 2004, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 227 4th Avenue North in Texas City with Pastor L.D. Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock.

Mrs. Merchant was born August 23,1931, in Bryan, Texas, to Roosevelt and Rosie Lee ttollie Thompson. She retired as a cook from Fannie's Diner in Texas City. She was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Mary McCain; husband, James Merchant and brothers, Robert and Howard Thompson.

Left to cherish her most memories are her devoted daughter, Evelyn Preston of Texas City; sisters, Ezerlean Manuel of College Station and Esther Ruth Hall of Anchorage, Alaska; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, in-laws, her Mt. Zion Church family and friends.

Dec 2 2004

Address: 328 1st Ave N, Texas City, TX, 77590-7935

No Marker as of July 2006




  • Created by: Floyd Lanny Martin
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111814650
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willie Jewell Merchant (23 Aug 1931–26 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111814650, citing Mainland Memorial Cemetery, Hitchcock, Galveston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Floyd Lanny Martin (contributor 47610184) .